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East Villa, The Scores, St. Andrews

East Villa, The Scores, St Andrews

2 double bedrooms, 3 twin bedrooms and 1 single bedroom Sleeps 8 Adults and 2 Children – full weeks and short breaks available

Welcome to East Villa, The Scores, located in the heart of St. Andrews, Fife. The property is a beautifully decorated, fully furnished, 19th century villa located on the Scores of St. Andrews! This home has been awarded with a 4 star rating from the Scottish Tourist Board.

The location is less than a two minute walk along the seafront to the Royal & Ancient Golf Club. In the opposite direction, yet just as close, lie the ruins of the Castle of St. Andrews. The centre of town is a very short walk, literally just around the corner.

The accommodations consist of vestibule, five bedrooms, living room, dining room/second living room, kitchen, two and one half bathrooms, and a conservatory. The bedrooms have been individually decorated and each retains its own special character. The fifth bedroom is a large converted attic measuring 18 x 17. This space is ideal for a family or a number of children. The sleeping arrangements can accommodate up to 8 adults or a combination of adults and children totaling 10. No Smoking is allowed. No Pets are allowed.

The living room is a comfortable setting for social evenings of cards, conversation, or watching television. The formal dining room can accommodate six guests for dinner as well as having a cosy reading area with two sofas. The kitchen is very spacious with new appliances throughout. For a family feast, with numerous cooks, the kitchen has more than adequate room for food preparation.

The conservatory has become one of the most used rooms in the house. Early morning sunlight streams into this room making it ideal for morning coffees and afternoon teas. Through the conservatory is a large mature garden. A patio with outdoor tables and seating for ten makes this an ideal spot to relax and enjoy the garden. There is also a Weber barbecue to be enjoyed for outdoor grilling.

The essentials include a large, well-equipped kitchen with gas stove top and two ovens, microwave, refrigerator/freezer, and dishwasher. The conservatory includes a washing machine and dryer. This home also features a large flat screen TV with Free View, a DVD player, a stereo with CD player, telephone, Wi-Fi, and full central heating. There is also a printer/copier/scanner/fax machine on the premises

The town centre is right on your doorstep from the property.The mediaeval town of St Andrews offers a lot more than golf itself, with its historic buildings, university, colourful boutique shops, bars and restaurants, not to mention its magnificent award winning beaches, the town is a virtual treasure trove of attractions for tourists of all ages. If you want to experience St Andrews in quality and style then this property offers a unique opportunity for families and golfers alike.

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

East Villa has been beautifully decorated and there are quality fittings and furnishings throughout. There is a gas boiler providing central heating and hot water. There is a main wired smoke detection system

The ground floor comprises of

Vestibule with space space to hang outdoor jackets

Hallway leading to a well appointed lounge which has a large bay window with views over the front garden.

  • Large flat screen television with FreeView
  • DVD and VCR player
  • Lounge seating for six
  • Selection of books and games and VCR's
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Small dining table with seating for four at the bay window
  • Open fire
  • Printer and scanner

Second Lounge/Dining Room including
  • Dining room table which comfortable seats six
  • Lounge seating for four
  • Writing desk
  • Radio/CD player

Bespoke fully integrated kitchen area including

  • Full-size dishwasher
  • Gas hob
  • Double electric oven with grill
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Coffee machine
  • Breakfasting bar with three stools

Large Conservatory including
  • Lounge seating for four
  • Dining table with five seats
  • Radio/CD player
Large mature fully enclosed garden to the rear of the house with A patio with outdoor tables and seating for ten makes this an ideal spot to relax and enjoy the garden. There is also a Weber barbecue to be enjoyed for outdoor grilling.

There is also a downstairs toilet


On the first floor there are

There are two stylish bathrooms

  • One family bathroom with shower over bath
  • One shower room

The sleeping accommodation is as follows.

  • One double bedroom
  • Two twin bedrooms
  • One single bedroom
  • There is a large bedroom on the second floor which has a queen size bed and a single bed
  • Quality bed linen and towels provided

Other facilities

  • Free on street parking
  • Heating and hot water gas (included)
  • Park short walk
  • Beach a short walk
  • Golf courses within walking distance

The St. Andrews links courses, beaches, parks, top restaurants, bars and attractions are only minutes’ 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 9AS

Changeover Notes

Change over days for East Villa, The Scores

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 The Scores

All short breaks are a minimum three nights.

March to July

  • 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.

July and August

  • 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.