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Auld Lang Syne, St. Andrews

Auld Lang Syne, St Andrews

3 double bedrooms and 2 twin bedrooms Sleeps 10 – full weeks and short breaks available

Auld Lang Syne, winner of Best Family Home for Scotland 2013 (Herald Property Awards), is an immaculately presented, detached, self-catering holiday home in St Andrews, the Home of Golf. A member of our Green Award scheme for environmentally friendly holiday homes and holidays it is ideal for golfing holidays and family holidays. The design and setting provide the opportunity to relax and enjoy the local area. Accommodating up to 10 members of your friends and family it is ideal for short breaks and longer holidays.

St Andrews, a world-renowned golfing destination, has multiple championship golf courses nearby, some in walking distance including The Old Course. With a quick internet search for the St Andrews Links Website you can pre-book your tee-off times for the local links courses before your arrival (recommended) allowing you confidence that you will have plenty of opportunities to play. Staying here provides luxurious yet cost-effective accommodation and is the perfect location for a golfing holiday.

The medieval, university town famous for the romance of Prince William and Kate offers excellent shopping, art galleries, restaurants and museums. Enjoy leisurely, short walks to the centre. Visit the world famous cathedral ruins, climb St Rule's tower, explore the castle imagining the battles and siege of years gone by before sitting down for a coffee or whisky in one of the many cafes and pubs. Immortalised in the film Chariots of Fire, the West Sands provides stunning views and lots of sand castle building opportunities. The East Sands is nearby and there is a heated indoor swimming pool next to the beach. There are an abundance of indoor and outdoor activities and it is easy to create a busy, fun-filled vacation. Other places to visit include Perth, Edinburgh and Glasgow, with good interlinking bus and train services.

The secluded garden provides privacy and an enclosed area for children to play. There is ample room for parking. The herb garden provides fresh herbs for you to pick and cook with on the Professional Rangemaster in your well-stocked kitchen. For evenings out, the local restaurants cater for a variety of tastes and budgets, highlights being the internationally renowned Michelin starred, Peat Inn, with chef proprietor Geoffery Smeddle and The Tayberry Restaurant in St. Andrews multi-award winning chef with Adam Newth.

Awake to freshly ground coffee from the kitchen’s high spec coffee machine before revitalising under the luxurious heat of the power showers. The sunny, south-facing garden has a patio area, great for evenings relaxing with a glass of wine after a long day exploring the local area. In the winter months, the log fire and lazy-boy style sofas provide that relaxed, comfy setting to reflect on the sights seen, the games of golf and your plans for tomorrow…

St Andrews Holiday Apartments is owned and managed by a born and bred St Andrean who knows and loves St Andrews and the East Neuk. I have over ten years of experience in letting holiday properties in the area and offer a comprehensive local knowledge to help you plan your perfect holiday, whether you are a family, golfing party or looking for a weekend break.

Auld Lang Syne has been refurbished to the highest order by an interior designer with no detail overlooked and there are quality fittings and furnishings throughout. There is a gas combi-boiler providing central heating and instant hot water. There is a mains wired fire detection system and secure door entry system.

On the ground floor there is an entrance hall with cloakroom. W.C., Large spacious living room, adjoining double doors to dining area with a bespoke kitchen and second additional lounge television area and also a utility room off the kitchen, with a door to the garage


Large spacious living room area including

  • Large flat screen television with surround sound system
  • Wood burning stove
  • DVD player and a selection of DVD's
  • Lounge seating for eight on luxurious reclining nubuck sofa's
  • Selection of books and games
  • Free unlimited B.T. Wi-Fi
  • Beautiful oak antique furniture

The dining area is accessed through double doors from the living room, which can be closed off opened fully out, so the space is open plan. The dining area includes

  • Large pine farmhouse style dining table with seating for ten
  • Patio doors leading to the garden area
  • I-Pod decking station with integrated speakers throughout the kitchen and dining areas.
  • Antique pine welsh dresser
There is second lounge/television area of the main kitchen and dining areas with a flat screen television and nubuck reclining sofa, perfect for children.

The kitchen area is fully bespoke and includes
  • Large electric RangeMaster cooker, with six heating areas, two ovens, separate grill and plate warmer.
  • American style fridge/freezer with cool filtered water and ice dispenser
  • Coffee machine with automated coffe grinder

There is a utility room off the kitchen, with an adjoining door to the garage.The utility room includes
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave
  • Tumble dryer
  • Iron and ironing board

The first floor comprises three double bedrooms, two of which are en-suite, a family bathroom and a large cupboard with window, which houses a child,s cot, which can be moved around.


The first double bedroom comprises

  • Double bed
  • Bespoke bedroom furniture
  • French doors leading to a balcony.
  • The bed linen is quality Egyptian cotton and luxurious towels are also provided

The second double bedroom comprises

  • Double bed
  • Bespoke bedroom furniture
  • En-suite shower room with toilet.
  • The bed linen is quality Egyptian cotton and luxurious towels are also provided

The third double bedroom comprises

  • Double bed
  • Bespoke bedroom furniture
  • En-suite bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.
  • The bed linen is quality Egyptian cotton and luxurious towels are also provided

The second floor comprises two twin bedrooms and a large family bathroom.


The first twin bedroom comprises

  • Two singles pine beds
  • Bespoke bedroom furniture
  • The bed linen is quality Egyptian cotton and luxurious towels are also provided

The second twin bedroom comprises

  • Two singles oak beds
  • Bespoke bedroom furniture
  • The bed linen is quality Egyptian cotton and luxurious towels are also provided

Other facilities

  • Secure single garage with room to store bicycles and golf clubs
  • Additional parking for a further four cars
  • Enclosed lawn garden with BBQ
  • Gas central heating and instant hot water included
  • Light is supplied by solar panels
  • The bed linen is quality Egyptian cotton and luxurious towels are also provided
  • Cot and high chair available on request
  • Park short walk
  • Beach a short walk
  • Golf courses a short drive away

The St. Andrews links courses, beaches, parks, top restaurants, bars and attractions are only a short walk from this property. If you want to experience St. Andrews in quality and style then this property offers a unique opportunity for families and golfers alike.

Location Info

Getting to St. Andrews

Arriving by train,

  • Leuchars is the closest station. It is five miles away. there are normally taxis waiting and there is also a regular bus service to St. Andrews which runs in conjunction with the arrival of the trains.
Here are some links that you may find useful.
  • To book a train go to www.thetrainline.com
  • To book a taxi go to www.golfcitytaxis.co.uk
  • To check on bus times go www.fifedirect.org.uk and check bus timetables from Leuchars Station

Arriving by car,

  • From Edinburgh, head for the Forth Road Bridge , then join the M90 and stay on this road until junction 2A signposted Glenrothes,Kircaldy, this will take you on to the A92 where you can then follow the signs for St. Andrews.To view the route on-line go to www.theaa.com and put in Edinburgh to St. Andrews
  • From Glasgow, leave Glasgow on the M8 and head for the Kincardine Bridge, once over the Kincardine Bridge take the A985 and head for Glenrothes,Kircaldy, this will take you on to the A92 where you can then follow the signs for St. Andrews.To view the route on-line go to www.theaa.com and put in Glasgow to St. Andrews
  • From The North head to Dundee and cross the Tay Road Bridge, once over the bridge follow the signs for St. Andrews. To view the route on-line go to www.theaa.com and put in Dundee to St. Andrews
If you are using a satellite navigation system the postcode to enter is KY16 8DE

Changeover Notes

Change over days for Auld Lang Syne

Variations do occur for changeover days, if you see something is available but cannot book it, then please contact the office, either by email or phone on info@apartmentsinstandrews.com or 01334 828688. We will try to be as accommodating as we can.If booking a short break your arrival and departure days can vary. If your booking is within two weeks of your arrival date the restrictions below may be relaxed. Please use the information below as a guide line when booking 27 Murray Park

All short breaks are a minimum three nights.

March to June

  • Friday and Monday changeovers with short breaks of three, four, five and six nights, for short breaks we do not allow Sunday as an arrival day. Changeovers for Graduation week will vary.

June to September

  • Saturday changeover. Full weeks only. Changeovers for the week of the British Open Championship may vary
August to November
  • Friday and Monday changeovers with short breaks of three, four, five and six nights, for short breaks we do not allow Sunday as an arrival day. Changeovers for the weeks of the Dunhill Championship and the Ryder Cup may vary
November to February 
  • Any arrival day apart from Sunday. Any departure day. Changeovers for the weeks of Christmas and Hogmany may vary, as may any school half term break.