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Sy Andrews Holiday Home

Overview

Property

Updated: 01-Dec-2016
Two bedroom studio flat

Our property is situated 2 miles from St Andrews on a quiet road in the rural countryside. It has easy access to the town by car, taxi, bus, bicycle or walking.

It is a two bedroom flat above a hobbyist garage. Each room can sleep 4 people with a sofa bed in the lounge for another 2. There are two bathrooms one en suite, a fully fitted kitchen and a spacious lounge.

A breakfast bar is part of the kitchen set-up with a dining table in the lounge to accommodate 6 people.

Underfloor heating throughout gives it a warm cosy feeling.

There are steps up to the property with one main access door.

Recently we have built a beautiful Balcony on the side of the Holiday Home so guests can enjoy a morning coffee or barbeque out doors in the afternoon or evening. We have provided comfortable furniture with cushions and a Gas Barbeque.

There is ample parking for a number of cars on the property.

We can accommodate families or golfers of all ages, dogs are welcome as long as they are well behaved.

No smoking inside please.

Muir Park Holiday home is situated next to our family home so we are on hand for any advice but respect the tenants privacy.

A quiet country setting not far from the thrill of St Andrews and all its amenities.

Golf Attractions: St Andrews has been a magnet to tourists for decades. It's main attraction being Golf hence 'The Home of Golf' it boasts 10 Golf courses. Our property is within 2 miles of many. For those who do not play the history of the golf scene is just as fascinating, The Royal and Ancient is situated by The Old Course and next to The Golf Museum. Tom Morris' son is buried in the cathedral graveyard and can be visited. There are numerous golf shops and souvenir memorabilia.

All the golf club houses are within easy access and full of information.

There is a small 9 hole called the Balgove which is ideal for beginners and children no teatime needed.

Next to the west sands beach there is and 18 hole putting green called the Himalayers due to its rather challenging humps! Children love it and it's a great challenge.

Leisure activites: Just at the bottom of our road half a mile away is a fully equipped leisure centre with swimming pool, gym, squash courts and cafe, ideal for children as there is a children's pool and slide.

For the more extravagant we have the Fairmont a mile away with a lovely spa and pool.

There also many beauty treatments to be taken in the town itself.

The Byre theatre is always busy and comprises of 1 main auditorium and 2 smaller ones. It produces a variety of acts and a superb pantomime.

St Andrews Sea Life Centre sits on the beach, a must for the children where they can watch the seals being fed.

Water sports are common and if you love surfing then with 2 beaches you are spoilt for choice.

There are 3 museums which are full of local knowledge and of course the cathedral and castle are full of exciting information. The children will love the bottle dungeon and the underground tunnel in the castle.

A fun packed week can be had in St Andrews.

Social activities:

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

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Guestbook comments from the manager

The month we stayed here has een one of the best experiences we have had in our year in St Andrews. Thanks for making us feel so welcome!
Sep 2011
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17 Reviews

4.8
based on 17 holidaymaker reviews

5

Beautiful flat above Alastair's garage, surrounded by fields of barley, swooping house martins.

  • 5 of 5

First class accommodation. Everything you would need to make your stay as tranquil as possible.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Great place to stay, will definitely be back :)

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, house with everything you need for a family stay... Our 2 dogs loved it too!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Very large fantastic accomodation

  • 5 of 5

1st time we have stayed In this accommodation and I can't praise it enough, it's everything you could ever need, big roomy and very comfortable space, Alistair and Louise great hosts, have made a great job with the flat and all outdoor space love love the outside decking area which we had great pleasure of using as the weather was excellent , gardens are very spacious and beautifully maintained, great that a beautiful place allowed us to take the dog which she loved. Ideally situated and would highly recommend, we hopefully will be back in the future

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Convenient to St. Andrews

  • 4 of 5

We were 2 couples visiting from the States. Therefore the 2 bedroom/2 bathroom apartment suited us well. We enjoyed the use of the kitchen and especially the very large family room. The location was close to St. Andrews and other golf courses. The strawberries from Allenhill and The Grange Restaurant were excellent! Haste ye back!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay, we hope to see you again soon.
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5

An excellent property, with all the amenities.

  • 5 of 5

We spent 3 nights here on a golfing trip. Wish we had planned to stay longer. The location is superb, with the renowned restaurant; the Grange Inn inearby. Its much larger than the photo's imply. It's a tranquil, relaxing spot that our frenetic schedule did not let us take advantage of. Do not make that same mistake.

Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much we are glad you enjoyed your stay even though it was short and sweet.
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Muir Park St. Andrews

  • 5 of 5

The property is extremely comfortable and furnished/decorated to a very high standard. Kitchen is very well equipped and plenty of towels for showering etc.

Louise and Alistair are very welcoming. As our granddaughter(aged 10) wrote in the visitors book on our first day, "We feel at home already".

Pleasant afternoons at the Aquarium and the Castle. Recommend Fish and Chips at 'The Tail End'.

John and Jean Cuffe

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Edinburgh at 60 Miles Nearest Barpub : The Grange at St Andrews at 700 Metres Nearest Ferry : Rosythe at 50 Miles Nearest Golf : The Castle at 1 Miles Nearest Train : Leuchars at 6 Miles Nearest Motorway : M90 at 20 Miles Nearest Restaurant : The Grange at St Andrews at 700 Metres Nearest Ski : Glen Shee at 50 Miles Nearest Beach : East Sands at 1 Miles

St Andrews is a lovely seaside town full of local history and bursting at the seams with Golf courses. Golfers can spend all day enjoying any of the 11 courses while others less inclined to play can wander the historic street and visit the castle and cathedral ruins. There are many cafes, restaurants, pubs and gift shops to visit all very close to each other.

The town boasts two scenic beaches, the West Sands featured in the 'Chariots of Fire' film, and the East sands which has won awards for it's beauty and family atmosphere.

Theatre lovers can visit the Byre Theatre and for film buffs there is a Cinema.

Children can make use of the local indoor swimming pool or visit the Sea Life Centre on the sea front.

There are many surrounding fishing villages such as Crail, Anstruther,Pittenween and more which are visited by many every year.

For the energetic walker there is a splendid coastal walk along the coast and some beautiful scenic drives.

St Andrews has something for all.

Golf: St Andrews boasts 11 golf courses all very close to each other. Spectacular views many overlooking the sea. The historical Royal and Ancient sits proudly next to the Old Course. You really are spoilt for choice when it comes to a high quality and standard of Golf courses.

St Andrews attracts thousands of people from all over the world for it's Golf and when the big competitions are on the town is a hive of activity. For those celebrity spying, The Open is a must.

The club houses are very accommodating and there are many packages to undertake if you should want to improve your Golf and have a lesson or two from a pro.

If you do feel the need to play further afield there are numerous golf courses in Carnoustie and of course Gleneagles.

For the keen and ambitious golfer, the tentative beginner and for children St Andrew ticks all the boxes.

Ski: The closest ski resort to us is Glenshee.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low Season
25 Sep 2016 - 25 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£435
for 3 nights
From
£145
From
£165
Fri,Sat,Sun
£600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £25 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season
26 Mar 2017 - 23 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£435
for 3 nights
From
£145
From
£185
Fri,Sat,Sun
£700
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
Low Season
25 Sep 2017 - 25 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£435
for 3 nights
From
£145
From
£165
Fri,Sat
£600
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £5

A weekly booking is from a Saturday to a Saturday only. Any other days are charged by the day as a daily rate which is clearly listed above. Two rate one for the weekend and one for the week. For Example if you require Monday to a Thursday you will be charge 4 weekday prices so if the price for a week day is £145 the total will be £435 for 3 nights. We try to be flexible as some people only want a short break or a weekend break.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • apartment

Theme

  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Alarm Clock
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Thermos Flask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Library

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 95 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • One bathroom is en suite, they are both identical. Each bathroom has a large spacious walk in shower, a sink, toilet and heated towel rail. Both bathrooms have under floor heating so are nice and cosy.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, Can be made into a twin.
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • One bedroom has two single beds which can be easily pushed together to form a king size bed as shown in the picture. There are two built in wardrobes, a set of 3 drawers and a bedside table each side with a drawer in each one. A lamp either side of each bed, a full length mirror, a table mirror, hair dryer and alarm clock. A basket of towels and a basket for any laundry are also supplied. A bathroom sits next to this bedroom, it is not en suite. The second bedroom has two single wooden framed beds. Again built in wardrobes, a set of 3 drawers and a bedside table each side with a drawer in each one. A lamp either side of each bed, a table mirror, hair dryer and alarm clock. A basket of towels and a basket for any laundry also supplied. This bedroom has an en suite. Both bedrooms overlook the garden and are quiet,comfortable and private.

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler

Meals

  • Self-catering

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