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Best Location in St. Andrews

Bedrooms 2
Space 650 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights


About the property

2 bedroom, 1 bath, with a large living space, pull out sofa and fireplace

Located in the heart of St. Andrews just a few short blocks from the first tee at The Old Course, this flat offers comfort and convenience for exploring the town as well as easy access to the University. Shops, restaurants and markets are just a stroll away from the front door. Historical sites including the cathedral ruins, castle and museums are all within walking distance. The building was constructed in 1771, relatively new by St. Andrews standards, where the University itself is 600 years old. The 65 square meter dwelling has two bedrooms, one bath and a full kitchen and can accommodate 4 adults. The living room features a beautiful bay window, fireplace and comfortable seating for conversation and cuddling up on the couch with a great book. Amenities include wireless internet service, flat-screen TV and stereo. The Kitchen contains all modern appliances and cookware. The flat was completely renovated in 2013.

Roberta and Kurt
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

About Roberta and Kurt

Kurt and Roberta are from Seattle, Washington, USA. Their daughter Kathleen graduated from the University of St. Andrews in 2014. Their other daughter Clara attends the University of British Columbia. They also own an apartment in Paris. Kurt is a Geologist and CEO of an Earth Science and Technology Consulting Firm; Roberta is an Administrative Director in the Department of Medicine at the University of Washington.

Roberta and Kurt purchased this apartment in 2013

Why Roberta and Kurt chose Scotland

We fell in love St. Andrews while our daughter was attending University there. The property needed renovation. Roberta saw its potential and brought it back to its original grandeur. It's location is ideal for exploring the town, the historic ruins and walking to the beach, the Old Course, and as several other golf courses in the vicinity.

What makes this apartment unique

Center of town. Proximity to golf courses (easy walk) and University facilities. Full modern kitchen. Beautiful, large bay window. Sleeps 4 adults comfortably. Top of the line bedding.


Saint Andrews Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Adventure
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • soaking tub and shower combo
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , one king or two twin beds
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon , sleep sofa is located in the lounge
  • Three beds and one sleep sofa. Bedrooms and lounge are beautifully furnished and have high quality mattresses and linens.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

Great location and great interior design. Will be back again soon

  • 5 of 5

Superior location with well crafted interior design. All the comforts of home. Perfect fir golfers and parents of students. We plan to return again and again. Loved the Nespresso machine. Just like back home.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Stay!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful flat that is even better than described and pictured. Perfect location and is equipped with everything one could possibly need. We spent a week and had a wonderful time. Lynne was very helpful and the food essentials she provided were much appreciated after a long day of travels. We hope to return soon.

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolute perfection!

  • 5 of 5

The flat was charming, comfortable and perfectly appointed. Could not have asked for more during my stay to visit my daughter who's a student at the university. Had the most wonderfully relaxing stay and will consider it a home away from home when in St. Andrews. Thanks for sharing!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, accommodations, and value.

  • 5 of 5

My son and I visited St. Andrews. What a delight. Our main purpose was to visit the university, join friends and tour town. This flat provided more than expected (hoped for). Warm accommodations. Tremendous street vibe and proximity to people watching, restaurants and the history. All within short walking distance. Then the surprise. The golf! The Old Course and three others in walking…ok, a short cab if raining, away. Highly recommended. Hope to be able to book on our next visit if available.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A treasure

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay in a charming flat amidst the commotion of St. Andrews. The property was clean, decorated beautifully and well appointed. Being above a pub we thought would be loud, however, the bedrooms were so quiet and provided a cosy retreat in the evening. We never ran into an issue finding parking and sending out laundry was a breeze. There is a washer in the flat but who wants to do the washing on vacation. The only downside would be that the flat didn't have a small hoover available as we would have liked to vacuum the rug.

Top marks for this oasis for four mere blocks from the old course. We can't wait to return next year.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very enjoyable visit in St. Andrews

  • 5 of 5

My husband and myself and our son and daughter-in-law thoroughly enjoyed our stay at your elegant flat in St. Andrews. The living room and kitchen area were bright and sunny and very comfortable. The view overlooking the street was excellent. The bedrooms were very comfortable, quiet, and we slept well. The bathroom was modern and spacious. We enjoyed the extra touches like the hair dryer available in the bedroom. The location was very handy to all our activities in St. Andrews and we enjoyed being fairly close to the bus station for side trips (not visible or noticeable from the flat, but just walking to and around the corner and down the block). We did one trip up to Glamis Castle and another to Edinburgh and this made public transit very easy. We appreciated working with you, Roberta, and thank you for the use of your excellent flat.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
82 Kilometres
Edinburgh International Airport
Nearest Barpub
Blue Stane
Nearest Ferry
125 Kilometres
Aberdeen Ferry Terminal
Nearest Golf
0.75 Kilometres
The Old Course
Nearest Train
21 Kilometres
Leuchars Train Station
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Blue Stane
Nearest Ski
91 Kilometres
Glenshee Ski Centre
Nearest Beach
0.75 Kilometres
St. Andrews West Sands
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance $59

Rates are subject to change until the reservation is confirmed. Our property is available for short term rental only. We do not offer long term stays beyond two months.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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