About this property
18 The Scores is an extraordinary conversion of a period house into a stunning contemporary home with open plan living spaces. The accommodation extends to 3,359 ft2 including the two guest bedroom suites in the garden.
The original ground floor of the house has been opened up to create a magnificent drawing room. This is linked via an inner hall to an extension which comprises a stunning kitchen / dining / living room with a superb large roof light and sliding glazed doors to the south facing garden giving exceptional natural light.
The main living area opens into a south facing, courtyard garden, perfect for entertaining, which is laid out as two main “rooms” with wood-decked terraces. There are two garden bedroom suites at the end of the garden, each with its own private terrace outside.
The first floor comprises two guest bedrooms each with an en suite bathroom. The principal bedroom suite is at the end with a hall and has two dressing rooms. Stairs lead up to a stunning, top floor bedroom with a south facing balcony overlooking the garden, and a bathroom. Two dormer windows give an outlook over the rectory roof opposite out to sea.
Tiled vestibule opening into hall / drawing room with bay window. Two white marble fireplaces, one with a wood burning stove. Coat cupboard, drinks cupboard and under stairs cupboard off. Stairs up to first floor.
Inner hall with door to side courtyard. Fitted bookshelves. Separate WC and bespoke utility room with fitted cupboards, sink and Miele washing machine and Miele dryer.
Open plan kitchen / dining / living room. Kitchen area with roof light above large sociable kitchen island. Bespoke floor, wall and island units with Silestone worksurfaces. Four oven white gas AGA with integrated electric module. Fisher and Paykel gas hob, dishwasher drawers and refrigerated drawers (which can be set as freezers). Liebherr Biofresh fridge freezer. Quooker boiling, filtered chilled and sparkling water tap. Pantry with fitted shelves, drawers, Silestone worksurface and Siemens microwave. Dining area with large window and deep, recessed shelf. Living area with fireplace with wood burning stove and brick chimney. Full height sliding glazed doors to garden.
Lower landing to mezzanine level with Bedroom 1 with cast iron fireplace and en suite bathroom.
Main landing with roof light and linen cupboard off. Bedroom 2 with bespoke fitted clothes cupboard, fireplace with marble surround, and en suite bathroom.
Principal bedroom suite. Hall with fitted drawers, bespoke walk in wardrobe and dressing room. Stairs up to bedroom with sliding doors to south facing balcony overlooking the garden. Two dormer windows with outlook over rooftops to the sea. Steps down to bathroom with freestanding bath in dormer window, separate shower, twin wash basins in period unit and WC.
To the front of the house is a paved garden bordered with flower beds, a low stone wall and cast iron gate and railings.
A door through a high stone wall leads to a paved side passage with a bin storage area. There is a courtyard with a timber outbuilding containing a boiler room with Worcester Bosch boiler and two hot water cylinders. Store room with window. Original red telephone box.
The main area of garden is arranged as two wooden floored terraces with raised beds, shrubs and natural green screens around. The lower terrace has an outdoor kitchen with a Big Green Egg barbeque, Belfast sink and Silestone worksurface. The south terrace has a Chesneys outdoor wood burning stove.
Guest Bedroom Suites
At the bottom of the garden are gates to private courtyards. Glazed doors give access to two bedroom suites each with a bedroom with a fireplace and electric stove, central kitchen area with work surface, sink, Bosch fridge/freezer and Bosch microwave, fitted desk, storage cupboard and wardrobe. En suite shower room with roof light.
- The Scores is the iconic street which runs from the 18th green of the world famous Old Course and the Royal and Ancient Clubhouse, along the cliff tops above the sea, to the ruins of St Andrews Castle.
- The property is well placed for the University and for all the shops, restaurants and services in 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 2022. There are many other golf courses in the area including the Duke’s Course, St Andrews Bay, Kingsbarns Elie, Crail and Dumbarnie.
- 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.
- Viewings: Strictly by appointment with Savills – 0131 247 3738
- Solicitor: Bobby Fife, McDougall McQueen, 103-105 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh, EH10 4EQ Tel: 0131 228 1926 Email: email@example.com
- Services: Mains water, drainage, gas and electricity. Central heating and hot water from gas fired boiler. Keypad locks to external doors.
- Local Authority & tax band: 18 The Scores is in Fife Council Tax band H.
- Conservation Area and Listing: 18 The Scores is within the St Andrews Conservation Area.
- Fixtures & Fittings: The standard fixtures and fittings are included in the sale.
- Directions: From the R&A Clubhouse on Golf Place, walk east along The Scores. 18 The Scores is on the right hand side just beyond the junction with Murray Park.
- EPC Rating: C
- Tenure: Freehold
- Council Tax Band: H