12 Hallowhill has an extraordinary setting in 0.87 acres of its own grounds at the end of a no-through-road of detached houses. It is surrounded by the open grassland of Hallowhill and adjoins a historic Pictish site. The park connects to the Lade Braes footpath which runs along the bank of the Kinness Burn providing a beautiful walk all the way to the centre of St Andrews.
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, along with 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.
12 Hallowhill is an architect-designed house built on an exceptionally large plot in the 1970s. It has an excellent modern design with sharp roof angles and large windows.
The interior space is dynamic with exposed brick walls, open living areas and a bridged landing to the first-floor bedrooms. The present owners have upgraded the property by installing new kitchen and bathroom units, upgrading the wiring and decorating to a high standard. All the windows are double glazed and there is WiFi throughout the house and garden.
Part glazed front door to entry vestibule. Glazed inner door to split level hall with stairs to first floor. WC off. The lower hall connects to the sunroom which has a parquet floor and French doors to the garden.
Sitting room glazed on two sides with high spec HWAM raised log burning stove. Study off. Ground floor bedroom with built in wardrobe and en suite shower room.
The dining room also has French doors to the garden and connects to the kitchen / breakfast room. The kitchen has marble topped wooden units with a corner larder. Miele appliances including a halogen hob, four ovens including a steam oven and microwave, deep fat fryer and grill, fridge, freezer and dishwasher. Adjoining breakfast area.
Utility room with double sink, and space for washing machine and dryer, Cupboard with Worcester boiler with HIVE controls.
Covered passage with gardener's WC (and boot storage), larder and bin store area. Double garage with up and over door and fitted shelves and cupboards. Electric vehicle charging point fitted to the front of the garage.
First floor bridged landing with metal balusters and wooden handrails.
Principal bedroom glazed on three sides. Built in wardrobes and storage. Large luxury bathroom fully tiled with natural travertine and feature Villeroy & Boch bath, separate shower compartment, WC, washbasin and heated towel rails.
Corridor to three family bedrooms with built in wardrobes, dressing tables and desks. Cupboard with water cylinder. Bathroom with bath, separate shower, WC, washbasin, heated towel rail and underfloor heating.
Stairs at end of corridor up to panelled loft room with Velux windows and under eaves storage.
12 Hallowhill is set within 0.87 acres which are protected and given complete privacy and seclusion by a high, evergreen hedge.
The gardens are mature and neatly laid out with paved paths all the way around the house, with a variety of terraces. The main garden is fenced with the front garden being open to the paved driveway.
There is a paved terrace at the back door with a large greenhouse which was renewed in 2022. Behind this is a paved working area and garden shed. There are extensive lawns with a further paved terrace in the corner with a wooden playhouse and compost beds. A gateway leads through the hedge to Hallowhill. There are many varieties of shrubs and trees around the lawns and a further terrace outside the sun room.
The front garden has a paved driveway with lawns either side. There are rhododendrons, birch trees and shrubs with a further sitting out area in the corner. There are steps up to the front door with a raised bed beside.
From the centre of St Andrews head south on Bridge Street (A915). Turn right into Canongate and follow this road for about 0.75 miles passing the Canongate primary school. Turn right into Trinity Place and immediately left into Hallowhill. No 12 Hallowhill is at the end of the road on the right hand side, behind the high, evergreen hedge.