Auld Lang Syne, Best Family Home for Scotland 2013 (Herald Property Awards) is an immaculately presented, detached, self-catering holiday home in St Andrews, the ‘Home of Golf’. A member of our Green Award scheme for environmentally friendly holiday homes and holidays, it is ideal for golfing holidays and family holidays. The design and setting provide the opportunity to relax and enjoy the local area. Accommodating up to 10 members of your friends and family it is ideal for short breaks and longer holidays.
St Andrews, a world-renowned golfing destination, has multiple championship golf courses nearby, some within walking distance, including The Old Course. With a quick internet search for the St Andrews Links website, you can pre-book your tee-off times for the local links courses before your arrival (recommended), allowing you confidence that you will have plenty of opportunities to play. Staying here provides luxurious yet cost-effective accommodation and is the perfect location for a golfing holiday.
The medieval, university town famous for the romance of Prince William and Kate offers excellent shopping, art galleries, restaurants and museums. Enjoy leisurely, short walks to the centre. Visit the world famous cathedral ruins, climb St Rule’s Tower, explore the castle imagining the battles and siege of years gone by before sitting down for a coffee or whisky in one of the many cafés and pubs. Immortalised in the film Chariots of Fire, the West Sands provides stunning views and lots of sandcastle building opportunities. The East Sands is nearby and there is a heated indoor swimming pool next to the beach. There is an abundance of indoor and outdoor activities and it is easy to create a busy, fun-filled vacation. Other places to visit include Perth, Edinburgh and Glasgow, with good interlinking bus and train services.
The secluded garden provides privacy and an enclosed area for children to play in. There is ample room for parking. The herb garden provides fresh herbs for you to pick and cook with on the professional Rangemaster in your well-stocked kitchen. For evenings out, the local restaurants cater for a variety of tastes and budgets, highlights being the internationally renowned Peat Inn and The Rocca Restaurant with Jamie Scott, sous-chef, BBC’s Masterchef The Professionals 2014 winner.
Awake to freshly ground coffee from the kitchen’s high-spec coffee machine before revitalising under the luxurious heat of the power showers. The sunny, south-facing private garden has a patio area, for evenings relaxing with a glass of wine after a long day exploring the local area. In the winter months, the wood-burning stove and lazy-boy style sofas provide that relaxed, comfy setting to reflect on the sights seen, the games of golf and your plans for tomorrow ...
Large living room with wood-burning stove, 42’’ TV and rug on oak wooden floor. Well-equipped kitchen/dining room with 48" TV, professional range (for cooking), oak units, handmade wooden dining table, Scottish furniture, French doors and wooden floor. Utility. Separate toilet. Oak staircase to first floor: Landing with oak floor. Games room with sloping ceiling. Three double bedrooms, all carpeted, one with en-suite bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet, one with en-suite shower room and toilet, one with French doors to balcony. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. Oak staircase to second floor: Landing with oak floor. Two twin bedrooms, each with zip & link beds (can be 6ft double), carpet, sloping ceiling and sea views or views of the old town skyline. Bathroom with over-bath shower, toilet and sloping ceiling. All bedrooms with bespoke, handmade wooden beds.
- Wood-burning stove - initial fuel included, thereafter available locally
- Electricity (solar panels), full gas central heating, bed linen and towels included
- Cot and high chair on request
- Two Freeview TVs (one 48", one 42")
- Blu-ray (surround sound)
- iPod dock (for dining room and kitchen)
- Electric range included
- Washing machine
- Tumble dryer
- Coffee machine with automated coffee grinder
- Fridge/freezer with water and ice dispenser
- Wi-fi/internet connection
- Enclosed lawned garden with patio
- Ample parking
- Cycle/golf store
- Games room with children’s board games
- No smoking
- NB: 6 steps in garden