Features

  • Central location close to shops, beach and University
  • Coastal apartment
  • Short drive from Old Course and all other St Andrews links courses, as well as the Dukes Course, Castle Course and Kingsbarns
  • Award winning, clean, golden beach
  • Private walled garden with table and seating
  • Shed for storage of golf clubs etc
  • Sailing club and East Sands beach - 5 minutes walk
  • New Picture House Cinema
  • St Andrew's Aquarium overlooking West Sands; seals, reef sharks, seahorses and many other species
  • Skydiving centre - 5 miles - Skydive St Andrews
  • Surfing at east Sands
  • Safe swimming, windsurfing, dinghy sailing, pedal boats and water skiing
  • Fife coastal path walk
  • East Neuk fishing villages
  • Scotland 'Secret Bunker' - 6 miles
  • Hill of Tarvit - Edwardian Mansion House; antiques, Chinese porcelain and paintings by Henry Raeburn, Allan Ramsay and eminent Dutch artists
  • Around 60 restaurants and cafes in the town
  • Linen and towels included
  • All fuel included
  • No pets
  • No smoking

Accommodation

  • The apartment is on the first floor and has a large garden and free parking.
  • Spacious sitting room with high ceilings, long Georgian windows and attractive pediments
  • Large kitchen dining room with views over the estuary towards the sea
  • King size bedroom with en suite shower/bathroom with toilet and wash hand basin
  • 2 Single bedrooms
  • Shower room with shower, toilet and wash hand basin
  • Utility room

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2017 rental rates
2018 rental rates
Low Season Jan. Feb, March £700
Mid Season Spring £800
Easter Holidays £950
Whitsun £950
High July/Aug £950
Mid Season Autumn £800
Mid Season Half Term £800
Low Nov/Dec £700
Christmas week £1,200
New Year week £1,200
2018 rental rates
2017 rental rates
Low Season Jan/Feb/March £700
Easter £950
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Oct 6 - 13 13 - 20 20 - 27 27 - 3
Nov 3 - 10 10 - 17 17 - 24 24 - 1
Dec 1 - 8 8 - 15 15 - 22 22 - 29 29 - 5
Short break prices
Low Nov/Dec 3 nights, commencing Friday (2017) £550
Low Season Jan. Feb, March 3 nights, commencing Friday (2017) £550
Mid Season Autumn 3 nights, commencing Friday (2017) £650
Low Season Jan/Feb/March 3 nights, commencing Friday (2018) £550
PLEASE NOTE:
Refundable good housekeeping deposit: £500
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Property information

St Andrews needs little introduction being the historic ancient seat of the Scottish Kings, the renowned home of Scottish Golf and Scotland's foremost University town. It has attracted visitors from all over the world since medieval times and continues to do so on the present time.

With its famous golf courses and the huge golden sandy beaches and a plethora of restaurants and visitor attractions, it draws people again and again who each time find new delights in the town and in the surrounding quaint fishing villages.

Balfour House is conveniently located to enjoy all of this and more comfortable in the knowledge that you will be returning to a luxuriously appointed and appealing apartment close to the beach.

With free parking outside and further very close by there is no concern about unloading or having easy access; however, it is such a short walk into the very heart of St Andrews that you are unlikely to need to take the car unless leaving the town.

The apartment sleeps 4 most comfortably but has 2 pull out beds in the single rooms if required (£70 per additional person per week).

Facilities

  • Gas central heating
  • Wood burning stove
  • Large flat screen 3D TV - glasses provided
  • DVD player - DVDs
  • Books, maps and board games
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Gas hob x 4
  • Electric double oven
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Wi-Fi Broadband
  • Travel cot and highchair

Further information

  • Eating Out - Recommendations; Mitchell, quirky cafe and deli Forgans - day and night gatherings. Ceilidh every Saturday Janetta's award winning Italian ice Cream The Seafood Restaurant - excellent food , stunning views Balgove Larder - fantastic farm shop and cafe - outdoor steak barn in summer
  • Grocery Delivery - Tesco, Asda and Sainsbury's all deliver.
  • Of Historic or Architectural Interest - St Andrews Cathedral St Rule's Tower and Graveyard (Historic Scotland)
  • 4 * equivalent or higher properties - High standard throughout - 4 star equivalent.
  • Internet/Wifi - Wireless broadband throughout
  • Secure garden - Walled and gated garden. Also has access for other apartments but the garden is private.
  • Beaches - East Sands and West Sands
  • Golf - Short drive to the St Andrews golf courses - 5 minutes Himalayas Putting Course - runs alongside the first hole of the Old Course, tremendous fun and highly recommended
  • Watersports/outdoor activities - Sky Dive St Andrews - try a tandem jump!
  • Wildlife & Birdwatching - Sea Aquarium

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Visitor comments

  • GB
    I have been meaning to get in touch to say how much we enjoyed our week at Balfour House - the flat is absolutely fantastic, and was a great base for a week of fun in St Andrews and surrounding area. Please do pass on our thanks to the owners - the work they have obviously done to get it to such a standard is much appreciated. And we hope to return in future years.
  • Graeme
    We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Balfour House. Very nice property with everything we needed and in a good spot for the beach and an easy stroll into the town centre. We all found it easy to relax in the very comfortable environment. I would have no hesitation in recommending the flat for visitors to St Andrews
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