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3 bedroom character property for sale

Howard Place, St. Andrews, Fife, KY16

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3 Howard Place
3 Howard Place
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Character property
3 bedroom
4 bathroom

Property features

  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Superbly finished ground and garden flat
  • Top quality fittings throughout
  • Flexible accommodation
  • Prime, central St Andrews location
  • Close to university, shops, restaurants, magnificent beaches and world famous Old Course
  • EPC Rating = D

Property description

Superbly finished ground and garden flat


3 Howard Place has a wonderful setting in the centre of the historic town of St Andrews.

Howard Place, Hope Street and Abbotsford Crescent's Edinburgh style terraces, unique in St Andrews, are arranged around a central garden which is shared by the proprietors. The property is a short walk from the Royal and Ancient Golf Club and the world famous Old Course.

St Andrews is renowned worldwide as the 'Home of Golf'. There are seven golf courses run by the Links Trust and other golf courses nearby include the Duke's Course, two courses at St Andrews Bay and Kingsbarns. The West Sands Beach featured in the film Chariots of Fire.

The town is also well known for its university which is the oldest university in Scotland founded in 1413. There is state schooling at Madras College, private schooling at St Leonards and The High School of Dundee is within easy reach.

St Andrews is a coastal town which has an excellent variety of shops, hotels, restaurants, recreational and cultural facilities. To the south, the East Neuk of Fife stretches along a spectacular coastline which boasts fishing villages built around picturesque harbours and sandy unspoilt beaches.

Leuchars railway station (4 miles) is on the main Aberdeen to London line and provides services to Dundee and Edinburgh. Edinburgh Airport is 50 miles away and Dundee Airport is 15 miles.


3 Howard Place is a superbly finished ground and lower ground floor flat in a handsome Victorian terrace. It has a lower ground courtyard in front and a long, west facing, terraced garden behind.

The property is a single dwelling and pays a single council tax but has flexible accommodation. A door can be shut off to separate the two floors with kitchen and laundry facilities at both levels. A balcony leads from the drawing room on the ground floor to the terraced garden and looks over a large courtyard outside the lower ground floor.

The property has been fully refurbished by the present owners and is in excellent decorative condition with high quality fittings throughout.

Ground Floor

Access via own front door from shared vestibule with 3A to hall with stairs down to the lower ground floor. Entrance hall with cupboards containing washing machine, tumble dryer and hot water cylinder. Deep, horizontal golf club cupboards. Fully tiled shower bath.

Principal bedroom with built in wardrobes and working shutters. Half tiled en suite shower room.

Drawing room with stone fireplace and built in cupboards concealing pull down bed. Recessed bookshelves. Half glazed door to balcony, restored Victorian walkway with steps to garden.

Kitchen with black granite work tops. AEG cooker with double oven and induction hob. Integrated dishwasher, fridge freezer. Sink.

Lower ground floor

The lower ground floor is accessed by a door from the front courtyard or by internal stairs from the ground floor. The front courtyard has two outside stores, one of which is owned by the property. There is a utility room to the left of the entrance hall with washing machine and tumble drier.

The main hall has a galley kitchen under the stairs with a four oven gas AGA, sink, fridge freezer and integrated dishwasher. The sitting room adjoining has a built in cupboard with shelves above and a half glazed door to the garden. Utility room, kitchen and sitting room are paved with Limestone flagstones.

The bedroom to the front is entered via a vestibule with storage cupboard and has under window drawers and an en suite shower room. The bedroom to the rear is entered down a short passage beyond the separate WC. It has built a in linen cupboard and en suite shower room.


Strictly by appointment with Savills -[use Contact Agent Button].

Mains water, drainage, electricity and gas. Central heating and hot water from main gas fired boiler.

Local Authority & tax band
3 Howard Place is in Fife Council Band G.

Conservation Area and Listing
3 Howard Place is within the St Andrews Conservation Area.

The proprietors of Howard Place, Hope Street and Abbotsford Crescent share the additional communal central garden.

Fixtures & Fittings
The standard fixtures and fittings are included in the sale.

Square Footage: 1813 sq ft


Driving into St Andrews on the A91, turn right at the mini roundabout onto the A915 (City Road). Turn left at the next roundabout (beside the church) and left again into Howard Place. 3 Howard Place is halfway along on the left hand side.

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