The Plot at Balone Cottage is set on the edge of the hamlet of Balone, just outside St Andrews. It has an elevated setting and the outlook over the town is quite superb.
Balone is a collection of houses including a steading development at the bottom of the hill up to Mount Melville and the old Craigtoun Hospital. Craigtoun Park and The Duke's golf course are just beyond. Close by is the Fife Pilgrim Way, a footpath linking to the Lade Braes Walk which goes all the way into the centre of St Andrews.
The property is less than 2 miles from the town centre, meaning that the university and all the shops, pubs and restaurants are within easy reach. St Andrews is renowned worldwide as the home of golf. There are now seven golf courses at St Andrews including the Old Course, regular host to the Open Championship which will next be staged there in 2022. The Duke's Course is just beyond the house and there are many other golf courses in the area including two courses at St Andrews Bay, Kingsbarns, Crail, Dumbarnie and Elie.
St Andrews University is one of the oldest in Britain (founded in 1413) and attracts students from all over the world. The town benefits from a cinema and the Byre Theatre. It provides good state schooling at Madras College (which is moving to a new site closer to the west of town) and private co-educational schooling at St Leonards. Dundee High School is within easy reach.
Beyond St Andrews is the East Neuk of Fife with its spectacular coastline which boasts fishing villages built around picturesque harbours and sandy unspoilt beaches. Leuchars railway station (4 miles) is on the main Aberdeen to London line and connects to Dundee and Edinburgh. Edinburgh Airport, with its range of domestic and international flights, is only 50 miles away.
Planning Permission Ref. 18/01318/ARC was granted on 22 August 2018 to build a 1.5 storey house.
The plot is divided from Balone Cottage by a fence and trees. It has mature trees and extends to about 0.33 acres. The views towards the town of St Andrews are spectacular.
Strictly by appointment with Savills - 0131 247 3738.
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There will be a servitude right of access through the entrance to Balone Cottage.
Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage.
St Andrews West development is zoned for land to the west of St Andrews.
From the centre of St Andrews head west on Hepburn Gardens. Keep left at the mini roundabout and follow the road past Carron Gardens and out of town towards Craigtoun, The Duke's golf course and Mount Melville.
The gates and drive to Balone Cottage are the first gates on the left hand side at the crest of the hill and just before the turning to Mount Melville. The plot is to the left hand side.