Flat for sale in Hope Street, St. Andrews, Fife KY16

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Flat for sale - 5 bedrooms 5 2 2
Tenure: Freehold Council tax band: Not available

Property features

  • Interlinked ground and garden flats
  • Prime town centre location
  • Close to shops, restaurants and world famous Old Course
  • Generously proportioned rooms with original features
  • Scope for further upgrading
  • EPC Rating = E

Property description

Interlinked ground and garden flats in terraced period townhouse

Description
9 and 9A Hope Street are interlinked ground and garden flats in a handsome Victorian terraced house which dates from 1847.

Hope Street is described by Historic Scotland as “a classic, two storey terrace with basements and attics, built of ashlar and slate, with architraved windows at first floor level and a stone parapet which has partly been taken down. Built by Kennedy and Macintosh and it is believed that John Chesser was the architect”.

The present day property retains many original features but has been upgraded with new kitchens at both levels. The gas boilers have been removed and replaced by electric heating but the gas supply is still in place if a buyer wishes to reinstate the boilers.

There is scope to further upgrade both the accommodation and the outside space.

9 Hope Street

9 Hope Street is a ground floor flat with a big hall, two large rooms (used as a drawing room and principal bedroom) a bathroom, kitchen and smaller room, suitable as a second bedroom, dressing room or study.

The front door opens into a shared hall with a side hall and stairs to the upper flats and an inner door to 9 Hope Street.

Large hall with wooden floor. Blocked off stairway which formerly accessed upper floors. Bathroom off with bath with shower attachment, WC and wash basin.

Drawing room with wooden floor, window shutters and fireplace with carved wooden mantel and gas fire.

Principal bedroom with tiled fireplace with wooden mantel. Connecting door to dressing room / bedroom 2.

Kitchen with new units installed in 2018. Hotpoint hob, oven and grill. Door to balcony outside.

Connecting door to stairs down to 9A Hope Street. Cupboard off containing electric heating unit for 9 Hope Street.

9A Hope Street

9A Hope Street is a garden or basement flat. It is accessed from the basement well in front or by connecting stairs from 9 Hope Street. It has a back door going out to the courtyard and garden.

Front door to vestibule. Corridor with bedroom 2 and shower room off.

Living room overlooking courtyard. Galley kitchen off with wooden units and Hotpoint cooker. Adjoining utility room with washing machine and electric heating plant.

Inner hall with stairs up to 9 Hope Street. Pantry with under stair store off. Bedroom 1 with deep shelved cupboard.

Corridor to courtyard with coat hooks and bedroom 3 off.

Courtyard and Garden

To the east of the property is a sheltered courtyard with an outbuilding. Stairs in the corner lead up to a raised garden.

Cellars

There are cellars in the basement well at the front. The third and fourth cellar from the north belong to 9 and 9A Hope Street. The other cellars belong to the upstairs neighbours.

Shared Gardens

Howard Place, Hope Street and Abbotsford Crescent are arranged around a central garden which is shared by the proprietors.

Location
9 and 9A Hope Street have a wonderful setting in the centre of the historic town of St Andrews. The property is a short walk from the Royal and Ancient Golf Club, the world famous Old Course and the West Sands Beach. The property is also well placed for access to the university and all the shops, pubs and restaurants in the town centre.

St Andrews is renowned worldwide as the ‘Home of Golf’. The Old Course is a regular host to the Open Championship which will be staged there in July 2022. There are six further golf courses run by the St Andrews Links Trust, in addition to the many other golf courses in the area including the Duke’s Course, two courses at Fairmont, St Andrews Bay, Kingsbarns and Dumbarnie.

The town is also well known for its university which was Scotland’s first university and the third oldest in the English-speaking world, founded in 1413. The town provides state schooling at Madras College. There is private schooling at St Leonards and The High School of Dundee is also within reach.

Access by rail, road and air is good. Leuchars railway station (5 miles) is on the main Aberdeen to London line and provides a fast link to Dundee and Edinburgh. Edinburgh Airport is only 50 miles away.

Square Footage: 2,691 sq ft



Directions
Driving into St Andrews on the A91, turn right at the mini roundabout onto the A915 (City Road). Turn left at the next roundabout beside the church and left again into Hope Street. 9 Hope Street is half way along on the right hand side.

Additional Info

General remarks


Services
Mains water, electricity and drainage. Electric heating. Gas supply available but not connected.

Local Authority
9 Hope Street is in Fife Council Tax Band G. 9A Hope Street is in Band E.

Listing and Conservation Area
1 to 14 Hope Street are Listed Category B. Hope Street is in the St Andrews Conservation Area.

Solicitor:
Fraser McDonald, Turcan Connell, New Uberior House, 1 Earl Grey St, Edinburgh EH3 9EE
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All the fittings and equipment in the house are included in the sale.

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