Scholars Gate,

Scholars Gate, Abbey Park Avenue, St. Andrews

property description


Local Area

Scholars Gate is situated in an enviable location on Abbey Park Avenue, close to the centre of one of Scotland's finest east coastal towns. Market Street, the main shopping area, is home to an eclectic mix of independent and High Street retailers. There is an abundance of coffee shops, restaurants and pubs to choose from. The town is perhaps most famous as the 'Home of Golf' and oldest clubhouse, The Royal & Ancient. St Andrews is host to the oldest University and the town is bustling with activity during term time. There is plenty to see and do close by, take a walk along the stunning beach, visit the British Golf Museum, St Andrews Castle and a stroll round the harbour and pier. In the evenings there is the Byre Theatre and Cinema. There is a bus service available to surrounding areas and the nearest train station in Leuchars.

30 Scholars Gate

Spacious and bright second floor two bed retirement apartment with stunning views overlooking the Orchard. Early viewing highly recommended.

Entrance Hall

Welcoming entrance hall with superb storage facilities including a walk-in cupboard and cloakroom. There is an apartment security door entry system with intercom and 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord system providing peace of mind. Illuminated light switches, smoke detector and doors leading to the bedrooms, lounge and shower room.


Well presented and spacious lounge with dining area and Juliet balcony overlooking the beautiful Orchard . There is an attractive feature fire surround with fitted electric fire providing a focal point. There are light fittings, ample raised electric sockets, TV and telephone points. The kitchen is situated off the lounge.


Fully fitted kitchen with tiled floor. Stainless steel sink with mono block lever tap. Built-in oven, ceramic hob with extractor hood and fitted integrated fridge, freezer and under pelmet lighting.

Bedroom One

Generous double bedroom benefiting a walk in wardrobe with shelving and hanging rails Ample room to accommodate free standing furniture. There are ceiling lights, TV and phone point.

En-suite Bathroom

Fully tiled and fitted with suite comprising of bath. WC, vanity unit with sink and mirror above. Emergency pull chord for peace of mind.

Bedroom Two

Spacious second bedroom. Ceiling lights. TV and phone point.

Shower Room

Shower Room is fully tiled and fitted with suite comprising of walk-in shower, WC, vanity unit with sink and mirror above and a heated towel rail. There is a Tunstall emergency pull chord for peace of mind.

Service Charge

• Cleaning of communal windows
• Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
• 24-hour emergency call system
• Upkeep of gardens and grounds
• Repairs and maintenance to the interior and exterior communal areas
• Contingency fund including internal and external redecoration of communal areas
• Buildings insurance
The service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV, but does include the cost of your House Manager, the 24-hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas, exterior property maintenance and gardening. Find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Car Parking (Permit Scheme)

Parking is by allocated space subject to availability. The fee is currently £250 per annum. Permits are available on a first come, first served basis. Please check with the House Manager on site for availability.


  • McCarthy & Stone Retirement Living in Coastal Town of St Andrews - The home of golf
  • Second floor one bed apartment overlooking the Orchard
  • House Manager on site Mon-Fri
  • Beautiful homeowners communal lounge
  • Landscaped gardens
  • 24 Tunstall Emergency System
  • Private car park - permit
  • Secure door entry
  • Laundry room/Guest suite
  • Close to town centre

Property Consultant

Kristy Bishop, Property Consultant - North England and Scotland

Kristy Bishop

01202 362495