Offers Over £740,000

4 bed detached house for sale in St Andrews

3 Old Edinburgh, Boarhills, ST. ANDREWS, KY16 8PZ
ESPC Chartered Firm
Total Floor Area 272m²
Energy Rating C

Set within a small, exclusive, cul-de-sac development in Boarhills, this impressive detached house boasts four bedrooms, multiple reception areas, a study, three bathrooms, and wonderful sea views, plus private gardens, an orchard, and excellent private parking consisting of an attached double garage and a double driveway. A practical entrance vestibule invites you inside and affords access to a cloakroom WC and an impressive double-height reception hall, with ample room for a dining area and additional items of furniture. Leading off the hall is a particularly spacious living room, where dual-aspect windows allow sunny natural light to stream in throughout the day, and a generous footprint offers fantastic flexibility for various furniture layouts. The reception room is neutrally decorated, carpeted for comfort, and features a characterful fireplace. At the other end of the hall, a family room awaits and provides various options for use, whilst also enjoying a fireplace. Also found at this end of the hall is a kitchen, where provision is made for a second dining area and attractive wood cabinets are accompanied by plentiful workspace, a ceramic sink, neutral splashback tiling, and terracotta floor tiles. An impressive AGA stove also features, as well as space for additional appliances. A fitted utility room neighbouring the kitchen affords external access and provides a discrete space for laundry appliances. An impressive, high quality conservatory completes the reception space, with a wealth of glazing capturing natural light and garden views. One of the home's four bedrooms is also located on the ground floor a spacious double with an en-suite bathroom. An airy landing on the first floor leads to the remaining three bedrooms, a study, and a family bathroom. The principal bedroom is accompanied by a built-in wardrobe and an en-suite shower room, whilst the other two sleeping areas also have wardrobe storage. The study affords access to a large store, and the modern family bathroom comprises a bath, a separate shower enclosure, a basin set into storage, a WC, and a towel radiator. Oil central heating and double glazing ensure year-round comfort and efficiency. Externally, the house is accompanied by a front garden, a lawned rear garden with a lovely leaf border, a patio, and far-reaching views, and a large orchard. The Orchard was bought as additional land to help protect the views from the property. Private parking is provided by an attached double garage and a double driveway. Extras: all fitted floor coverings, window coverings, and light fittings will be included in the sale. Rating - C Boarhills is a small hamlet in Fife, under three miles from Kingsbarns and under five miles from St Andrews. World-renowned for its ancient university, golfing heritage and stunning beach, St Andrews attracts more than half a million visitors each year, and is regarded as one of the finest towns and best places to live in Scotland. Characterised by its narrow cobbled streets and beautiful architecture, the bustling town centre hosts a charming blend of independent shops and high-street retailers, plus diverse cafes, coffee shops, delis, greengrocers, butchers and bakeries. There are also several large supermarkets on the outskirts of the town. St Andrews enjoys international fame as The Home of Golf' the game has been played at St Andrews Links for over 600 years, and the iconic Old Course draws thousands of professionals, amateurs and spectators from across the globe. Other tourist attractions include the 12th and 13th-century ruins of St Andrews Cathedral and St Andrews Castle, as well as St Andrews Botanic Garden. Excellent state schools can be found nearby; private schooling options include a Montessori nursery and St Leonards School. Situated in the East Neuk of Fife, Boarhills is approximately 30 minutes' drive from Dundee. The area is served by local bus links, and daily direct flights to London are available from Dundee airport.

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St Andrews, East Fife at a glance*

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  • Median time to sell

    23 days

  • Average % of Home Report achieved


  • Most popular property type

    3 bedroom house

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