12 Claybraes, St Andrews KY16 8RS

Offers Over £380,000
  • Detached, House
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Receptions


Occupying a generous corner plot in a sought-after residential area of St Andrews, this three/four-bedroom, two-bathroom detached chalet bungalow boasts spacious interiors and outstanding reception space, plus well- maintained gardens and private parking.

Within walking distance of the historic town centre and close to excellent amenities and schooling, the well-presented property represents a desirable home for families, professionals and rental investors.

Purchased as a two-bedroom bungalow, the property has undergone extensive renovation throughout including a loft conversion adding two extra bedrooms and second bathroom, double glazing, central heating, rewiring, full insulation, fitted kitchen and polished floors.

The front door opens into an entrance vestibule leading into an impressive open-plan reception area with concealed storage. Characterised by rustic timber flooring, the airy proportions are heightened by classic neutral d├ęcor and flow seamlessly towards a dual-aspect living area (with garden access) on the right. Enhanced by a focal point fireplace, the bright, comfortable space promises a lovely setting for everyday living. Featuring similar presentation, a west-facing dining room provides a perfect space for family meals and formal entertaining and could alternatively represent a fourth double bedroom, if desired. A sunny kitchen (with garden access) features modern cabinetry and an expanse of workspace, and is equipped with a freestanding cooker and a washing machine, whilst space is provided for a fridge/freezer and a dishwasher. An elegantly-proportioned double bedroom is extended by a south-facing bay window and the ground-floor accommodation is completed by a three-piece family bathroom with a shower-over-bath. Upstairs, two further double bedrooms boast generous dimensions and benefit from access to extensive eaves and loft storage. Supplementing the sleeping areas, a modern shower room houses a glazed shower cubicle, a pedestal sink and a WC. Gas central heating and double glazing are found throughout.

Externally, the property occupies a sizeable corner plot, surrounded by neat lawns, mature, shrubs and trees and a paved dining patio. A gated front driveway provides secure off-road parking. EPC Rating – D.

Extras: Included in the sale are all fitted floor coverings, window coverings, light fittings, integrated kitchen appliances and the freestanding cooker and washing machine.

St Andrews
World-renowned for its ancient university, golfing heritage and stunning beach, St Andrews attracts more than half a million visitors each year, and is regarded as one of the finest towns and best places to live in Scotland. Characterised by its narrow cobbled streets and beautiful architecture, the bustling town centre hosts a charming blend of independent shops and high-street retailers, plus diverse cafes, coffee shops, delis, greengrocers, butchers and bakeries. There are also several large supermarkets on the outskirts of the town. St Andrews enjoys international fame as The Home of Golf’ the game has been played at St Andrews Links for over 600 years, and the iconic Old Course draws thousands of professionals, amateurs and spectators from across the globe. Other tourist attractions include the 12th and 13th-century ruins of St Andrews Cathedral and St Andrews Castle, as well as St Andrews Botanic Garden. The property falls within the catchment area for Canongate Primary School and Madras College; private schooling options include a Montessori nursery and St Leonards School. Situated in the East Neuk of Fife, St Andrews is approximately 30 minutes’ drive from Dundee and 90 minutes’ drive from Glasgow and Edinburgh. The town is served by excellent local and intercity bus links; daily direct flights to London are available from Dundee airport.

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St Andrews

St Andrews is world famous as the ‘Home of Golf’, but is also renowned as a university town and holiday destination. The historic town centre offers a wide range of shops and restaurants. A wide range of schooling is available, including independent primary and secondary schools, while the local state school, Madras College, enjoys an excellent reputation. There is a full range of traditional and modern housing available, including student flats.

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