16 St Mary Street, St Andrews KY16 8AZ

Offers Over £499,000
  • Detached, House
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Receptions


Superbly renovated detached five bedroom traditional property, enviably located close to the East Sands and picturesque harbour, ideally located for those wishing to enjoy the many amenities of this ever popular historic town.

The property benefits from many attractive features such as the open plan l-shaped living/dining/kitchen with windows to three sides and door to garden.

The extensive accommodation is arranged over two floors and comprises on the ground floor: entrance vestibule, entrance hall, living/dining/kitchen, master suite with sliding patio doors to garden and door to spacious contemporary en suite shower room, further double bedroom also with spacious contemporary en suite shower room, and cloakroom/utility room. On the first floor: double bedroom with en suite shower room, two further double bedrooms and contemporary shower room.

To the front of the property there is a small garden, mainly laid to stone chips. The private enclosed rear garden has a paved patio and is mainly laid to lawn surrounded by attractive shrubberies and feature stone wall. There is a driveway to the side of the property suitable for off street parking.

Although currently arranged as a superb student let with an HMO licence, the property can be considered for a wide range of uses, such as a fine family residence or superior golfing base or holiday home.

The current landlord holds an HMO licence for five occupants, which would require to be reapplied for by the new owners within thirty days of purchase, if they wish to continue using the property as a buy-to-let property. As Fife Council has put a moratorium on the number of HMO licences and the university is increasing their student numbers, this is a particularly attractive investment.
EPC Rating – D

The historic town of St Andrews is without doubt one of the most popular locations in Britain.

St Andrews is home to the Royal and Ancient Golf Club and the famous Old Course. Its amenities include; Scotland’s oldest university founded in 1413, beautiful award winning beaches, historic buildings (including the ruins of the cathedral, castle and St Rule’s Tower) and a wide variety of specialist shops and restaurants. Renowned worldwide as the home of golf, the residents of the town are eligible for reduced green fees over the seven St Andrews Links courses. There are many other golf courses in the area, including The Dukes, Kingsbarns, and the Fairmont St Andrews complex (formerly St Andrews Bay).

St Andrews is well placed for commuting to most of the surrounding towns such as Dundee, Perth, Kirkcaldy, Glenrothes and Cupar. The railway station at nearby Leuchars is on the main Aberdeen to London line, and provides a fast link to both Dundee and Edinburgh. Edinburgh airport with its shuttle service to London is approximately fifty miles away and further airport facilities and London flights are available from Dundee.


Kitchen/Living/Dining Room

Master Bedroom


Bedroom 2


WC/Utility Room

Bedroom 3


Bedroom 4

Bedroom 5

Shower Room

Thorntons is a trading name of Thorntons LLP. Note: While Thorntons make every effort to ensure that all particulars are correct, no guarantee is given and any potential purchasers should satisfy themselves as to the accuracy of all information. Floor plans or maps reproduced within this schedule are not to scale, and are designed to be indicative only of the layout and lcoation of the property advertised.

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17-21 Bell Street
St Andrews
KY16 9UR

01334 474200

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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