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.

20 Scholars Gate

This superb two bed apartment is located on the first floor with easy access to the lift serving all levels. The apartment is positioned to the front of the development with a pleasant open outlook over the attractive communal gardens.

Entrance Hall

Welcoming entrance hall with superb storage facilities including a walk-in cupboard. There is an apartment security door entry system with intercom and 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord system giving peace of mind. There are illuminated light switches and a smoke detector. Doors lead to the bedrooms, living room and shower room.

Living Room

Beautifully presented spacious living room with dining area by the window recess overlooking the attractive communal gardens. There is a feature fire surround with fitted electric fire creating a focal point. There are attractive light fittings, ample raised electric sockets, TV and telephone points. The kitchen is situated off the living room through a partially glazed door.


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.

Primary En-suite

Generously proportioned bedroom benefiting an En-suite bathroom facility and walk-in wardrobe with shelving and hanging rails There is ample room to accommodate free standing furniture. There are ceiling lights, TV and phone point. The En-suite comprises of a bath, WC, vanity unit with sink and mirror above and is fully tiled throughout. Theres is an emergency pull cord for peace of mind.

Bedroom Two

The second bedroom is spacious and currently being used as a sitting room. There are plenty electric sockets with a TV and phone point.

Shower Room

Fully tiled and fitted with suite comprising of a walk-in shower enclosure, WC, vanity unit with sink and mirror above.


Fitted carpets, integrated appliances and other items may be available subject to negotiation.

Service Charge

• Cleaning of communal windows and external 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.

Private 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
  • First floor two bed apartment overlooking the attractive garden grounds
  • House Manager on site Mon-Fri
  • Beautiful homeowners communal lounge & Hobby Room
  • Landscaped gardens
  • 24 Tunstall Emergency System
  • Private car park - permit
  • Secure door entry
  • Laundry room/Guest suite
  • Close to town centre

Property Consultant

Jos Saunders, Property Consultant - Scotland

Jos Saunders

0345 556 4120