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Luxurious House Just 100 Yards Away from the Old Course!

18 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday home in Saint Andrews

House, 4 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Located in the heart of St. Andrews and **100 yards away from the Old Course**, 10 Pilmour Links is the place to be. Be it golf, sightseeing, visiting the University or just relaxing, it can't be beat. For golfers and historians, access to the 18th green/fairway and 1st tee of the Old Course, plus the Royal and Ancient Golf Club clubhouse are just 100 yards away via rear courtyard access and with the sea and beaches beyond. The sea, castle and cathedral ruins, shops, pubs, churches and fantastic restaurants are within a 5-10 minute walk. The Rusacks Hotel (which front Pilmour Links and the 18th fairway of the Old Course) is just a few doors down and the Dunvegan a few doors up.

The flat was fully renovated in 2010. With 5 bedrooms (3 en-suite) on three levels, large kitchen, spacious lounge and dining room, secure wireless internet, a printer (software available) and laundry facilities, the flat is all about comfort and luxury. Flat rental includes four bedrooms (an additional single bedroom is an owner lockout). The ground floor features the master suite with 12' ceilings, queen-size bed and en-suite, second large bedroom (non-en-suite) and laundry room. The main floor is the coupe de gras, featuring the incredibly spacious kitchen, lounge and dining rooms. Seating for 12 in the dining room and 10 in kitchen. Two en-suite bedrooms plus an owner's lockout bedroom are located on the top floor (one queen and two 6’ zip-link beds). All sheets and towels included plus hypo-allergenic pillows. Hanging closets in each bedroom, hair dryers and heated towel rails in each bathroom.

10 Pilmour really is within walking distance of the charming streets of the medieval downtown St. Andrews which boasts excellent restaurants and lively bars, scenic beaches (The West Sands beach where the Chariots of Fire was filmed and The East Sands beach near the harbour), the historic St. Andrews University, the Castle, Cathedral, museums, chapels, the rocky Kinkell Braes, St. Andrews Botanic Garden and the Fife Coastal Path (an exhilarating route for walkers and birdwatchers), just to name a few of remarkable sites that are so very easy to visit if you have an afternoon, evening or just a few minutes. For clay pigeon shooting and archery, enthusiasts should visit Cluny Clays near Kirkcaldy which is Fife’s largest outdoor activity venue. All this, not to mention the ancient architecture and so much more, make St. Andrews an unforgettable experience.

For branching out on those non-golfing days or for those who don’t play golf, 10 Pilmour is an excellent base for visiting the unique Fife coastal fishing villages (Crail, Anstruther, Pittenweem), distilleries and the northern country. Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen are easily accessible by train or car. The only problem will be having enough time to fit it all in!

For history buffs, a visit to the Falkland Palace in the picturesque village of Falkland (a favourite country retreat for the Stuart monarchs, including Mary, Queen of Scots).

Another great Castle is Glamis Castle ancestral home of the Earls of Strathmore for over 600 years. Glamis is a living, breathing monument to Scottish hospitality; a place of enjoyment, reflection, laughter and wonder for all. The castle has witnessed more than 600 years of history so why not visit and delight in sharing the many stories, secrets and intriguing tales that surround it. If you fancy some local theatre, check out what’s on at the Byre Theatre in Abbey Street.

Tesco supermarket is on the high street (5 minute walk) and Morrison’s (a large supermarket) is just a 5 minute drive so you can fill your refrigerator for breakfast and dinner or for snacks.

Upon your arrival you will find the kitchen stocked with breakfast foods and your rooms with flowers and chocolates.

Keywords: home, house, self-catering, renovated, old course, golf

More Details
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Rosalyn Simon
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 October, 2016
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About Rosalyn Simon

The property owners are California residents and enjoy their regular visits to St. Andrews. They own a local business, have made many local friends and can't imagine a better place to visit in Scotland.

Why Rosalyn Simon chose Fife & St Andrews

Owning a flat in downtown St. Andrews and so close to the Old Course is a unique opportunity. With the 18th fairway and green of the Old Course just out the back door and so much to do and see within a short walking distance (golf, golf, more golf, great restaurants, shopping etc!), buying this flat just couldn't be passed by. After extensive renovations, we are proud to be able to offer it for rent to our friends, acquaintances and visitors to St. Andrews and the surrounding areas.

What makes this house unique

Spacious and updated with the modern comforts of home yet homely in a Scottish way. The beach and sea, golf, restaurants, historic sights, St. Andrews University and shops are but a few minute's walk. One can't beat being in the heart of everything one could possibly want. The lounge and kitchen are perfect for entertaining for a drinks or dinner party. With the full kitchen, lounge, laundry facilities, internet, fax and copy machine all included, we hope there's little left for you to desire during your stay.


based on 18 holidaymaker reviews

Luxurious House Just 100 Yards Away from the Old Course!
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 18 reviews

Fantastic property

  • 5 of 5

You could not ask for more in a St. Andrews rental. The house is spectacular - the photos hardly do it justice. We had a three-generation family group traveling to St. Andrews for a graduation and had plenty of room for everyone. Meal prep was easy in the very well-equipped and large kitchen with a table that accommodated all of us. Similarly the living-dining area offered more than adequate seating both for meals and for time together in the evening. The bedrooms are incredibly quiet and comfortable - and the bathrooms spotless. The location is hard to beat - a short walk to everything from the Old Course to local shops, pubs, and restaurants.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perth, Western Australia

Impossible to Fault

  • 5 of 5

Ideal accommodation for 4 couples, each having access to their own bathrooms. Lots of storage/hanging space to be able to unpack and settle in for the week. Lovely south facing lounge dining area for pre-dinner drinks.

Kitchen facilities were all one could ask for, and the the stocked fridge was very welcome after our plane was delayed and we were struggling to do any shopping before our dinner engagement.

Communication with management was always efficient and friendly. I would highly recommend this apartment for its quality and convenience and, as a regular visitor, will hopefully stay there again next year.

Being the week of the US Open Tennis and Barclays Golf, it would have been great to be able to have access to this on Sky....but you can't have everything!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous home and great location

  • 5 of 5

This home was fantastic! There was plenty of room, comfortable beds, nice living room and fully stocked kitchen. It is right on the Old Course but is within walking distance of everything in St. Andrews as well.

Communication with the management was excellent and everything went smoothly.

I would definitely stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous house!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this house. We planned a trip with our family which included 6 adults and 2 children age 1 1/2 and 3 1/2 and the house was perfect. The house was beautiful, fully stocked which we very much appreciated and close to everything. Lovely living room where we could all get together to play games. Our 1 1/2 year old spent most of his time at the large living room window watching all the cars go by. I would highly recommend this property and will stay in it again if I am lucky enough to get back to St. Andrews. The person I contacted and worked with was terrific and made it very easy.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Simply the Best

  • 5 of 5

My husband and his seven golf friends stayed at this property last week. They were blown away with the location and the beautiful house. They particularly appreciated the food supplies included, especially the cold beer after their long journey. The house was beautifully decorated and roomy enough for the guys to have dinner together. And the walk to the Old Course was only a couple of minutes. The owner was incredibly nice and helpful. My husband's friends (being from the US) have never really stayed in rental properties. They usually opted for hotels, but this property has changed all that. The best part is that they were so happy with the stay that I got a huge bouquet of flowers for finding this house. They loved, loved, loved it.

  • Review Submitted: May 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Phoenix, AZ

Good St Andrews Location For Golf and Shopping

  • 4 of 5

The four bedroom/four bath footprint is well suited for four golfers on holiday.

The large kitchen is a plus, as we eat breakfast daily before playing our golf matches.

The location is excellent for proximity to the St Andrews Links courses and to the restaurants in town. This is the second time we've rented 10 Pilmour. Lots of stairs in the apartment.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 1, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
52 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Nearest Golf
0.1 Miles
The Old Course
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
West Sands
Nearest Point of Interest
18th green of the Old Course

The Old Course is literally right around the corner (access also from an alleyway off the backyard)!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Saint Andrews, Fife & St Andrews

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5 night minimum stay
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Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £411
Cleaning £206

Rental rates due in US Dollars. Travel insurance is recommended. Damages payable at actual cost to repair. Subject to rental agreement and cancellation terms. Rates subject to change; special rates for special weeks (tournaments, holidays, St. Andrews University graduation etc). Accepting reservations for 2016 holidays and 2017.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Saint Andrews in Scotland

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Shared Kitchen
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Guest bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Master Bedroom En-Suite - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Third Floor Bedroom En-Suite - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Third Floor Bedroom En-Suite - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 4
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - Third Floor Rear - 2 Single Bed , Zip & link twin beds - can be made into US queen bed
    Bedroom 4 - Third Floor Front - 2 Single Bed , Zip & link twin beds - can be made into US queen bed
    Master Bedroom - Ground Floor Rear - 1 Large Double Bed , US queen size bed
    Bedroom 2 - Ground Floor Front - 2 Single Bed , Zip & link twin beds - can be made into a US queen bed
  • The master (ground floor) and third floor bedrooms are en-suite. The ground floor front bedroom is non-en-suite. The guest bathroom has a shower and is close to the non-en-suite bedroom.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
3 story flat, large bedrooms (3 with en-suite bathrooms), lounge/dining room, WiFI, fax/copier/printer, backyard access to the 1st/18th holes of the Old Course or just walk around the corner!

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