Flat for Sale in St Andrews
2 Bedrooms, Offers Over £1,750,000
8a, Jamieson House Gibson Place, St Andrews KY16 9JE
Features & Description
8a Jamieson House is a duplex apartment situated over the ground and garden- levels of an imposing C-listed Victorian building boasting a truly enviable location in St Andrews, overlooking the eighteenth hole of the Old Course and the iconic Swilcan Bridge.
The impressive period property, of nearly 2000 sq. feet, boasts two large reception rooms, two double bedrooms, a study/third bedroom, two bathrooms, a wine cellar, a small private front garden, and access to unrestricted on street parking. The property can be accessed either by its own front gate and a main door leading to the family/dining room, or from a set of stairs via a secure communal entrance, where a traditionally tiled shared vestibule takes you to the apartment's ground-floor front door. A hallway, with excellent built-in storage welcomes you into the property, giving the first glimpse of the period accommodation to follow with a soaring high ceiling adorned with cornicing.
Situated to the front of the property is the first of two generous reception rooms: a luxurious living room. Fronted by a large bay window (with working shutters) capturing natural light and wonderful golf course views, it conveys a delightfully airy ambience and offers a large footprint for various furniture configurations. Beautifully retained period features include a striking period fireplace, and high ceiling framed by elegant cornicing.
A study conveniently adjoins the living room, also overlooking the golf course and featuring working window shutters, and offering a quiet space for working from home or studying, with handy fitted shelving. The room measures 96 sq. feet, making it ideal as a third bedroom, if required. It is serviced by a shower room, also on this floor, which doubles as a convenient guest WC.
A flight of stairs with a traditional, ornate balustrade, leads to the garden level and opens into a wide and welcoming hallway, with outstanding amounts of built-in storage. The hallway gives access to the second reception room, another double bedroom, a family bathroom, and the wine cellar.
Enjoying garden and golf course views, the second reception room is the perfect setting for an open plan dining and family room. Arranged around a period fireplace, this large room enjoys direct garden access and leads to the kitchen, making it the heart of the home. The kitchen is fitted with classic wall and base cabinets, rustic terracotta floor tiles, and colourful splashback tiling, with integrated appliances comprising a double oven/single oven and grill, a gas hob, an extractor hood a dishwasher, a fridge, and a washing machine.
The magnificent principal bedroom occupies a generous footprint and enjoys part views over the golf course. The airy room enjoys a large, recessed window with working shutters, and tall ceilings framed by original cornicing. The second double bedroom, situated on the garden level, is spacious and airy and features working window shutters. This bedroom is serviced by a family bathroom, with a three- piece-suite, also found on this floor. The property benefits from gas central heating and traditional sash-and-case windows.
Externally, the apartment enjoys its own low- maintenance garden with views of the golf course, and in addition to this, the beach is also enviably close, just a few minutes' walk away. On-street parking in the vicinity is conveniently unrestricted.
St Andrews is world renowned for golf and it’s clear to see why! St Andrews Links, known as “The Home of Golf”, boasts no less than seven courses (making it the largest public golf complex in Europe), including the oldest and most iconic course in the world, the Old Course, featuring the Swilcan Bridge and Hell Bunker.
The Old Course is also home to the 2022 Open Championship for a record 30th occasion, which will see some of the world’s top ranked players compete for the iconic Claret Jug, in front of what is sure to be a record crowd of spectators. Golf has been played at St Andrews Links for 600 years, with the whole complex spanning almost 300 hectares. The seven courses see more than 230,000 rounds of golf being played each year, with the Old Course boasting around 45,000 of them, proving the popularity of the course. St Andrews Links is also home to a Golf Academy, offering world-class instruction from a PGA qualified instructor, using cutting edge technology and instructional techniques
As well as the Open Championship, St Andrews Links run another five annual tournaments throughout the year, including the prestigious St Andrews Links Trophy.
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. Tourist attractions include the 12th and 13th-century ruins of St Andrews Cathedral and St Andrews Castle, as well as St Andrews Botanic Garden. Excellent state schools can be found nearby; 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.Read more
C-listed Victorian building
Secure communal entrance or private entrance
Living room with golf course views
Family and dining room with garden access
Bright kitchen and separate wine cellar
2 Bedrooms & Study
Shower Room & Bathroom
Small Private Garden
Unrestricted on-street parking
St Andrews Office
All viewings are by appointment only. To arrange a viewingcall 01334 474200.