• For Sale
  • Offers Over: GBP 1,400,000 
  • Build Size: 3,411 ft2
  • Property Type: Single Family Home
  • Bedroom: 5
Location

Queens Gardens has an enviable setting just off South Street in the centre of St Andrews. It is a terrace of period houses which overlooks gardens on the opposite side of the one way street and with St Andrews Episcopal Church at its end. It is close to the University, shops, bars and restaurants and just a short walk from the world famous Old Course and the West Sands beach.

St Andrews is renowned worldwide as the 'Home of Golf'. There are seven golf courses under the management of the St Andrews Links Trust, including the Old Course, which played host to the 150th Open Championship in July. There are many other golf courses in the area including the Duke's Course, St Andrews Bay, Kingsbarns, and Dumbarnie and traditional links courses at Elie and Crail.

St Andrews is also well known for its university which is one of the oldest in Britain, founded in 1413. The historic town has a good range of shops, hotels, restaurants and recreational and cultural facilities which include a cinema and The Byre Theatre. Beyond St Andrews is the East Neuk of Fife, with a spectacular coastline which boasts fishing villages built around picturesque harbours and sandy unspoilt beaches.

Access to St Andrews by rail, road and air is good. Leuchars railway station (6 miles) is on the main Aberdeen to London line and provides a fast link to Dundee and Edinburgh. Edinburgh Airport, with a wide range of domestic and international flights, is 50 miles away and Dundee Airport is 15 miles.

Description

15 Queens Gardens is a four storey terraced house which is believed to have been built c1868 by John Milne. The house is built of stone under a pitch slate roof with raised dormer windows. It is Listed Category 'B' and is within the St Andrews Conservation area.

The house was fully refurbished just over ten years ago and was decorated and finished to a high standard. Special features include the beautiful first floor drawing room overlooking the gardens to the west and the luxurious principal bedroom suite on the top floor with its abundant wardrobe space and twin bathrooms.

The high quality finishes throughout the house include walnut and polished oak flooring, beautiful fireplaces and a stunning designer kitchen with contemporary extension which opens fully to the rear garden for indoor/outdoor living. The bathrooms by Kohler are finished in black slate, polished marble or travertine and have underfloor heating. One of the showers has river-washed pebble walls and flooring.

ACCOMMODATION

Ground Floor

Vestibule with black Galaxy polished quartzite tiled floor. Hall with walnut flooring. WC with marble slab wash hand basin with lava stone base. Cloakroom.

Dining Room with walnut flooring, fireplace with carved white Statuary marble mantel.

Kitchen also with walnut floor. Extensive fitted floor and wall units incorporating Siemens six ring induction hob with extractor fan above, integrated bank of three Siemens wall ovens, microwave and warming drawer, Miele steam oven, Nero Assoluto granite counter tops and breakfast bar, Blanco pull down spray tap on Franke brushed stainless steel sink, Insinkerator waste disposal unit, integrated dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Stone wall with entry into garden room which has extensive roof lights and folding wooden doors opening into the garden.

First Floor

Galleried landing with WC off. Drawing Room with large windows overlooking the gardens to the west. Polished oak floor, fireplace with decorative carved white Statuary marble mantel.

Guest bedroom with full wall of built in bookshelves with cupboards below and wall mounted gas fire. En suite shower room with fitted wardrobes.

Second Floor

Principal Bedroom with bay window to the west. Dressing room with bespoke wardrobes. Shower room with black slate walls and flooring and walk in double shower and wash hand basin on walnut unit. Bathroom with polished marble walls and flooring, bath and shower with river-washed pebble floor.

Basement

Central hallway with contemporary frosted glazed doors to all rooms.

Bedroom 3 with en suite bathroom with black slate flooring and walling. Shower Room with Travertine walls and flooring. Bedroom 4 with half glazed double doors to stairwell with steps up to garden. Bedroom 5 which can also be used as a gym or study.

Utility Room with cupboard with hot water cylinder. Keston C40 boiler. Sink unit with cupboards above and below. Plumbed for washing machine and vented for dryer. Store with door to courtyard and spiral stair to rear garden.

GARDENS AND GROUNDS

To the rear of the house is a sheltered enclosed garden. Immediately outside the garden room is paved decking with a pond backed by raised beds. Beyond is a large lawn fringed by shrubs. There is a gravel area at the far end with a wooden garden house.

On the opposite side of the road is a private garden with a large lawn.

Directions

Queens Gardens is half way along South Street on the right hand side. It is a one way street accessed from Queens Terrace to the south.

Driving east along South Street continue to the roundabout near the Cathedral, turn right into Abbey Place, right again into Greenside Place and fork right onto Queens Terrace. Queens Gardens is after about ¼ mile on the right hand side.
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Queens Gardens, St. Andrews, Fife, KY16 9TA, United Kingdom is a 3,411ft2 United Kingdom luxury Single Family Home listed for sale Offers Over: GBP 1,400,000. This high end United Kingdom Single Family Home is comprised of 5 bedrooms and N/A baths. Find more luxury properties in United Kingdom or search for luxury properties for sale in United Kingdom.