Lower Chagford, 60 Argyle Street, St. Andrews, Fife, KY16 9BU | Property for sale | Savills
1,546 sq ft(143.63 sq m)
Offers over £695,000

Lower Chagford60 Argyle Street, St. Andrews, Fife, KY16 9BU

    Key features

    • Ground floor of detached house
    • Charming original reception rooms
    • South facing garden with gate onto Lade Braes
    • Access and parking shared with upstairs. Listed cart house
    • Quiet setting close to historic town centre

    Ground floor flat in detached Edwardian house set in large garden

    About this property

    • Lower Chagford in the ground floor of an Edwardian House. It contains the main reception rooms of the original house arranged off a central hallway with a kitchen having been added on the east side.

      The main entrance is on the west side of the house. Half glazed front door to vestibule. Central hall connecting to all main rooms.

      Principal bedroom with bay window, ornate built in book case and tiled fireplace with wooden mantel and electric fire. Half tiled bathroom with bath, wash basin, WC and heated towel rail. Study / Bedroom 2 with free standing book cases and deep shelved cupboard.

      Sitting room / third bedroom with French doors to garden. Drawing room with picture rail, shelved cupboard, tiled fireplace with wooden mantel and electric fire.

      Inner hall. Store room with fitted cupboards. Dining Room with cupboards and display cupboards.

      Kitchen with roof light, wooden floor and wall cupboards, Teca wall oven, electric hob, extractor fan, sink, Aeg washing machine, Whirlpool dishwasher. Worcester Central hearing boiler.

      Back hall with door to north. Separate WC.

      Garden and Parking

      Chagford is approached by a shared drive from Argyle Street with wooden fences either side. This leads to a shared gravelled yard to the north of the house. There is a listed cart shed in the corner. Lower Chagford owns the northern half.

      The private garden belonging to Lower Chagford is to the south and west of the house. There is a terrace with central steps, a low retaining wall and a lawn. Steps lead down to the lower level where there is a gate onto the Lade Braes footpath, a wooden shed and a trellis. There is another lawn to the west.

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    Local information

    • Chagford has a wonderful setting close to the historic centre of St Andrews. It is 200 yards from the West Port in South Street so is ideally placed for access to the town centre, the University and the golf courses.
    • The house is set back off Argyle Street in a lovely south facing garden with a gate onto the Lade Braes footpath which runs from the centre of town all the way out into the countryside.
    • The nearby West Port is the arched gateway into St Andrews which was built in 1587 as a monumental entrance to the city's South Street. The house is also within easy reach of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club and the world-famous Old Course as well as West Sands beach. St Andrews is renowned worldwide as the Home of Golf. There are now seven golf courses under the management of the St Andrews Links Trust, including the world-famous Old Course which played host to the 150th Open Championship in 2022. There are many other golf courses nearby, including The Duke's Course, two courses at Fairmont St Andrews, Kingsbarns and Dumbarnie.
    • St Andrews is well known for its university which is one of the oldest in Britain, founded in 1413. The historic town has an excellent range of independent stores, hotels, restaurants and cultural facilities which include a cinema and the Byre Theatre. Leuchars railway station is on the main Aberdeen to London line and provides a link to Edinburgh and a sleeper service to London. Dundee Airport offers flights to London Heathrow, and Edinburgh Airport is only 50 miles away.

    Additional information

    • Viewings: Strictly by appointment with Savills - 0131 247 3738.
    • Solicitor: Alison Hodge, Hodge Solicitors LLP, Union Bank Building, Coupar Angus PH13 9AJ Email: Admin1@hodgesolicitors.co.uk Tel 01828 628395
    • Services: Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage. Central heating from mains gas fired boiler.
    • Local Authority & tax band: Lower Chagford is in Fife Council Tax Band F.
    • Conservation Area and Listing: Lower Chagford is within the St. Andrews Conservation Area. The cart house is listed category C.
    • Fixtures & Fittings: The standard fittings in the house are included in the sale. The furniture is excluded.
    • Upper Chagford is in separate ownership and is currently used as a student rental with an HMO. Upper Chagford owns the lawn to the east and the south half of the Cart Shed. Both properties share the drive and the gravel yard and have access through the gate onto the Lade Braes.
    • Directions: From the West Port Arch at the end of South Street head west on Argyle Street (B939). The drive to Chagford, 60 Argyle Street, is on the left hand side.
    • EPC Rating: D
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: F