, 48 The Scores, St. Andrews, KY16 9AS

48 The Scores, St. Andrews, KY16 9AS
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Ground Floor Apartment


4 Bedrooms


3 Bathrooms


3 Reception Rooms


Property Description

Superb townhouse in spectacular location

  • Prestigious address very close to Old Course and R&A clubhouse
  • Views of first fairway and West Sands
  • Wonderfully central within easy walking distance of the Old Course and University
  • Rarely available, unique opportunity with proven holiday let potential
  • Spacious accommodation - approx. 3,193sqm over two floors and private parking
  • Potential to acquire additional 2 / 3 bed house to rear

More Details

EPC - Band C
Council Tax - Band G
Tenure - Freehold

Property Details & Description


Ground Floor:
Drawing Room, Family Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Conservatory, WC, Hall

Lower Ground Floor:
Four Bedrooms (two ensuite), Jack & Jill Family Bathroom, Utility Room, Hall, Cellar

Front and rear gardens
Summer House
Under stair cellar storage
Private Parking Space

Desirably located on The Scores, the iconic St Andrews street connecting the R&A Clubhouse to the harbour, via St Andrews Castle and sitting within the St Andrews Conservation Area, Dhucraig is a stunning property of generous proportions. Located a stone’s throw from the 18th hole and first tee of the world-renowned Old Course it is sit firmly in the heart of St Andrews, the ‘Home of Golf’ and is ideally placed; moments from the golden West Sands and excellent range of shops, restaurants and amenities offered by the ancient and historic university town.

The city of Dundee is some thirteen miles to the north with Edinburgh easily accessible to the south. The East Neuk is nearby with its quaint picturesque fishing villages, whilst the bustling former county market town of Cupar is a short drive to the west. Surrounding St Andrews is some particularly fine countryside and coastline with a lovely mix of farmland, woodland, rivers, and hill ground, which provides an excellent choice for the outdoor enthusiast with walking, cycling, sailing, and riding all readily available. There are many highly regarded golf courses in the area including the Old Course at St Andrews and the Championship Course at Carnoustie, both of which regularly host the British Open – the 150th anniversary event returned to St Andrews in July 2022. St Andrews Links Trust have seven courses in the town and full-time St Andrews residents are eligible to apply for a Links Ticket which gives playing rights on all of the golf courses for a modest annual fee. Other nearby courses include Dumbarnie, Kingsbarns, the Dukes, Crail, Lundin Links and Ladybank.

In terms of days out Tentsmuir, Kingsbarns and Elie are a short drive away and offer good sandy beaches, in addition to those found at St Andrews. National Trust for Scotland properties in the area include Kellie Castle, Hill of Tarvit and Falkland Palace. State schooling is available locally, with independent schooling being provided at St. Leonards in St Andrews and the High School of Dundee. Rail transport links can be found at Leuchars, Cupar, Ladybank and Dundee. Dundee and Edinburgh airports are also well within reach.

General Description
Dhucraig is absolutely full of charm and original features. The accommodation is set over the ground and lower ground floors of a handsome, traditional stone property.

At ground floor level a hallway gives access to a spacious bay-windowed drawing room from which there are stunning views which extend the length of the beautiful West Sands and over to the historic Old Course, a dining room, bright kitchen with conservatory off, family room/bedroom five and a wc. Stairs lead to the lower ground floor where four bedrooms (two ensuite), a Jack & Jill family bathroom, utility room, storage cupboard, under stair cellar and a hallway form the floor. At the end of the hallway there is golf club storage and a door which exits to the front of the property. Access to a small outdoor courtyard is off the rear bedroom and stone steps up from this area lead to the wider rear garden.

The property would make a wonderful home or second home and has proven holiday let potential.

Early viewing is recommended.

There is a neat, paved courtyard area to the front with shrubs and steps to the main front door and down to the lower ground floor entrance. There is cellar storage under the stairs.

The rear garden is laid to lawn, with a paved terrace area and established shrubbed beds. A useful summerhouse, that could be developed further, subject to all necessary permissions, sits at the rear and a gate leads through to the two dedicated parking spaces (accessed via Ellice Place) beyond this and foot access to Murray Place.

General Remarks & Information

Viewing is strictly by appointment with the selling agents Rettie & Co, 28 Bell Street, St Andrews KY16 9UX. Tel: 01334 237700.

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The property’s postcode is KY16 9AS.

Fixtures and Fittings
Only items specifically mentioned in the particulars of sale are included in the sale price. Additional items of furniture may be available by separate negotiation.

Entry & Possession
Entry and vacant possession will be by mutual agreement and arrangement.

Mains gas, water, drainage and electricity.

Local Authority
Fife Council

EPC Rating
Band C

Council Tax
Band G

Home Report
A Home Report incorporating a Single Survey, Energy Performance Certificate and Property Questionnaire is available for parties genuinely interested in this property. Please contact us, either by telephone or via the website entry for this property, to request a copy. No charge is made for electronic copies; a paper copy can also be made available from our offices or by post, at a charge of £20 to cover reproduction and administrative costs.

Offers should be submitted in Scottish Legal Form to the selling agents Rettie & Co at 28 Bell Street, St Andrews KY16 9UX.

Servitude Rights, Burdens & Wayleaves
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all servitude rights, burdens, reservations and wayleaves including rights of access and rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cable, drains and water, gas and other pipes whether contained in the title deeds or informally constituted and whether or not referred to above.

Particulars and Plans
These particulars and plan are believed to be correct, but they are in no way guaranteed. Any error, omission or misstatement shall not annul the sale or entitle any party to compensation nor in any circumstances give grounds for action at law.

Websites and Social Media
This property and other properties offered by Rettie & Co can be viewed on our website at www.rettie.co.uk as well as our affiliated websites at www.rightmove.co.uk, www.onthemarket.com and www.thelondonoffice.co.uk. In addition, our social media platforms are facebook.com, RettieTownandCountry, twitter.com, Rettie and Co, Instagram and LinkedIn.

Proof and Source of Funds/Anti Money Laundering
Under the HMRC Anti Money Laundering legislation all offers to purchase a property on a cash basis or subject to mortgage require evidence of source of funds. This may include evidence of bank statements/funding source, mortgage or confirmation from a solicitor the purchaser has the funds to conclude the transaction. All individuals involved in the transaction are required to produce proof of identity and proof of address. This is acceptable either as original or certified documents.

1. The property is sold with all faults and defects, whether of condition or otherwise and neither the seller nor Rettie & Co, the selling agent, are responsible for such faults and defects, nor for any statement contained in the particulars of the property prepared by the said agent.

2. The Purchaser(s) shall be deemed to acknowledge that he has not entered into contact in reliance on the said statements, that he has satisfied himself as to the content of each of the said statements by inspection or otherwise and that no warranty or representation has been made by the seller or the said agents in relation to or in connection with the property.

3. Any error, omission or misstatement in any of the said statements shall not entitle the purchaser(s) to rescind or to be discharged from this contract, nor entitle either party to compensation or damages nor in any circumstances to give either party any cause for action.

Important Notice
rettie & Co, Their Clients And Any Joint Agents Give Notice That

1. They are not authorised to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property either in writing or by word of mouth. Any information given is entirely without responsibility on the part of the agents or the sellers. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.

2. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive and it should not be assumed that the property remains as photographed. Any error, omission or misstatement shall not annul the sale, or entitle any party to compensation or recourse to action at law. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents, including for its current use. Rettie & Co. have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise and ought to seek their own professional advice.

3. All descriptions or references to condition are given in good faith only. Whilst every endeavour is made to ensure accuracy, please check with us on any points of especial importance to you, especially if intending to travel some distance. No responsibility can be accepted for expenses incurred in inspecting properties which have been sold or withdrawn.

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