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Stunning town centre apartment less than 5 minutes walk from the Old Course

Bedrooms 3
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

2 beautiful bay windowed lounges, 3/4 bedrooms, 2 kitchens, 3 bathrooms

This luxury self catering three/four bedroom holiday apartment has a wealth of original features set over two floors. Accomodation comprises main reception room, two kitchens, three bedrooms and lower ground reception room/fourth bedroom, three bathrooms, utility room. Outside there is a garden with a glass canopy, bbq and for golf enthusiasts a replica Road Hole Bunker to practice your bunker shots.

Situated in the centre of St Andrews, everything is within easy walking distance. Less than five minutes to the Old Course, and the other six courses in St Andrews are within easy reach. Why stay near St Andrews when you can stay in the heart ?

For golf, a wedding, graduation or just a memorable holiday in one of Scotland’s most historic towns, little comes close to the comfort and flexibility of 12 Howard Place. It has been decorated and furnished to a high standard, and the open plan living areas and garden will make your holiday a place to remember.

More Details

June Gibson
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
20 July, 2018

Why June Gibson chose Saint Andrews

We have had the pleasure of hosting many golfers visiting the town over the years in our properties. Ranging from enthusiastic amateurs to top professionals, including a Major winner, a Ryder Cup captain and US, European and LPGA Tour Professionals, all of whom have benefited from the short walk to the Old Course.

Guestbook comments from the owner

To say we had great time would be an understatement - it was brilliant !!

And were blown away by the quality accommodation it was superb ...

We will be back and I've already recommended 12 Howard Place to friends
Apr 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Saint Andrews in Fife

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Flask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • We have Two twin bedded rooms One family room with a double and single bed One king size wall bed. We can accommodate 7 adults or 8 as a family arrangement. Lower ground is almost a self contained apartment on its own.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
We have a large glass covered veranda which lets you enjoy the garden in all types of weather.


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Stunning town centre apartment less than 5 minutes walk from the Old Course
average rating of 5.0 based on 44 reviews

A wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 6 spent 4 nights last week at Howard Place and had a fantastic experience. It was the type of place that we could come back to and stay for a long period of time.. The property has a fantastic location: 3 minutes to the Old Course and 2 minutes to Market Street. We have 4 smaller children and there were plenty of games and activities in the apartment to keep them busy. The property was clean and well-maintained. The property would be great for a family(or 2 families), a group of golfers, or any group between 6-10 people. Plenty of room for everyone! We will be back soon!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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12 Howard Place, St. Andrews

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, well appointed apartment, great location for golf as well as touring and sight seeing, outdoor garden area is terrific

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing house with a great location.

  • 5 of 5

We had three couples on our trip to St. Andrews and could not have had a more enjoyable visit. If anything, we had more room than we needed. Everything was better than as advertised. It’s a wonderful home in a very special place.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Delaware United States

Just perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We chose this home for a 70th birthday celebration for my husband who's wish was to play golf in St. Andrews. Our friends from Boston and Buenos Aries joined us. The sic of us were bowled over by this apartment! It was much more impressive than it looked in the postings. Well appointed and laid out with everything you could possibly need.

We took full advantage of the garden and patio/terrace which are both stunning. The main kitchen is perfect for dining, gathering and celebrating.

Aside from the apartment, the city of St. Andrews was spectacular. We left there feeling this was the best vacation we have ever had together.......and the six of us have traveled to Paris, Rome and Buenos Aries together. Raves all around.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Richmond, VA

Perfect for golf holiday

  • 5 of 5

The Howard Place lodging lived up to its billing -- wonderful and comfortable accommodations and the perfect location for our golf holiday. Easy walk to the courses, but just as easy to get to Market Street and the rest of the town. House has everything you could need. Wish we could have stayed longer!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Exceeded all expectations

  • 5 of 5

The pictures of this lovely flat does not do it justice. From the fully appointed kitchen(s) and bathrooms, to the gorgeous patio and gardens, this home does not disappoint! The proximity to the golf courses,town, transportation is unbeatable. Thank you June, for "opening" your home to us.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
16 Miles
Nearest Golf
400 Metres
Old Course
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Car: not necessary

The historic town of St Andrews is without doubt one of the most popular locations in Britain. It is home to the Royal & Ancient Golf Club and the famous Old Course. Its attractions include the Byre Theatre, award-winning beaches, historic buildings, cathedral, castle, Scotland’s oldest university, two five star spas and a wide variety of specialist shops and restaurants.

St Andrews is a town full of passionate people, and as such attracts a great number of different annual events, from golf, to poetry, drama, and traditional highland games.

St Andrews Links is the most renowned golfing landscape in the world. It is the Home of Golf, the place where the game began and has been developed and nurtured over six centuries.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £500

3 night minimum stay policy

Our rate includes a 3% processing fee which Homeaway charge us for each credit card booking. We recognise some of our customers are prepared to pay extra for the Homeaway book with confidence guarantee, however, if you wish to settle the cost of the booking using Transferwise this avoids both fees and takes the nightly rate down to £450.00. Please contact owner if this is of interest.

Non smokers only.

Sorry no pets.
Christmas, New Year, Graduations, Dunhill and any major golf competitions please contact owner

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.