4 bedroom detached house for saleWindmill Road, St. Andrews, Fife, KY16
- Home Report Valuation - £1.2 million
- Superb detached house
- short walk to R&A & Town Centre
- parking & garaging for several cars
- 4 bedrooms (3 en suite)
- sitting room, dining room, conservatory
- views towards the Sidlaw Hills
- beautifully presented garden
- EPC Rating = C
Refurbished detached house with elevated setting a short distance from the world famous Old Course.
Home Report Valuation - £1.2 million
11 Windmill Road is set on an elevated area at the top of the road. There are views from the conservatory in front of the house over the edge of the world famous Old Course to the Old Course Hotel, with the Sidlaw hills providing a scenic backdrop.
There are private steps and a passage from the property to City Road. From here Golf Place and the R&A Clubhouse are a short walk. The house is convenient for shopping in North Street, Market Street and South Street from two directions, either City Road or from Windmill Road via Station Road.
St Andrews is renowned worldwide as the 'Home of Golf'. There are now seven golf courses at St Andrews including the Old Course which regularly hosts the Open Championship. There are many other golf courses in the area including two courses at St Andrews Bay, The Dukes Course, Kingsbarns, Crail and Elie. St Andrews is also well known for its University which is one of the oldest in Britain (founded in 1410).
St Andrews provides good state schooling at Madras College and private co-educational schooling at St Leonards. There are other co-educational public schools near Perth (Glenalmond and Strathallan) and Dundee High School is within easy reach. The town has a good range of shops, hotels, restaurants and supermarkets, a cinema and the Byre Theatre.
Access by rail, road and air is good. Leuchars railway station (4 miles) is on the main Aberdeen to London line and provides a fast link to Dundee and Edinburgh. Edinburgh Airport, with its increasingly wide range of domestic and international flights, is only 50 miles away.
11 Windmill Road is a two storey detached house built in 1922 of harled brick construction under pitched tiled roofs.
The house was bought by the present owner in 2006 and with a great deal of creativity it has been completely remodelled and upgraded. The works included full re-roofing, re-plumbing, re-wiring and installing a new central heating system. Timber treatments, external wall improvements and loft insulation were carried out. The finishes were upgraded with a new kitchen, bathrooms, doors, floors and fireplaces.
The remodelled house is a highly functional and practical home with large and impressive rooms. To obtain a measure of rich ambiance, quality materials and fixtures are notable throughout the house. Special features include the entrance hall, the drawing room which runs the full depth of the west of the house and a superb new kitchen / breakfast room. The dining room is divided from the reception hall by a glass wall which provides a sense of spaciousness and an abundance of light.
From brick mono block parking area steps lead up to the natural stone paved terrace to the front of the house. Entrance vestibule with coat cupboard. Half glazed inner door to:
Reception Hall Staircase to first floor landing above. A glass partition divides the dining room. Solid wooden floors. Beamed ceiling.
Inner corridor with stairs to first floor and door to guest toilet. Thomas Crapper WC, Villeroy & Boch wash basin with ornate swan faucet, granite surround and cupboards below. Marble tiled floor and part marble tiled wall.
Drawing Room A spacious room running the full depth of the house. Bay window overlooking the garden. Solid wooden floor. Fireplace with stone surround and solid fuel stove with carved wooden mantle.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room Wooden floor and wall cupboards. Island unit with Italian granite work surface, 1½ sink unit, plumbed for dishwasher, fitted drawers at end. Two oven Aga gas fired cooker. Toledo range master cooker with gas hobs, electric ovens, overhead extractor. Tiled floor. Extended dining area with bay window.
Dining Room Approached by doors from kitchen, conservatory and entrance hall. Glass partition divides the entrance hall.
Utility Room Fitted floor cupboards. 1½ sink unit. Washing machine and vented for tumble dryer. Built in shelved cupboards and boiler cupboard with Worcester central heating boiler and hot water cylinder. Storage area with deep shelves and coat hooks.
Conservatory A much used feature of the house situated off the dining room. Faces south and west taking exceptional advantage of the hill top views. It has wooden roof beams, doors and window surrounds.
Large landing with wooden floor and opening over reception hall below. Ramsay ladder to loft with extensive floored storage space.
Master Bedroom Window to south. Fitted wardrobes and drawers with dressing area behind with coat hanging rail. Under eaves storage area. En suite bathroom with free standing bath, WC, twin Kohler Artist Design wash basins with granite topped vanity cupboard. Heated towel rail and marble tiled floor and part marble tiled wall.
Bedroom 2 Extensive fitted wardrobes and drawers. En suite shower room with tiled shower compartment, wash basin with granite surfaced vanity, WC, heated towel rail, marble tiled floors and part marble tiled walls.
Bedroom 3 En suite shower room with tiled shower compartment, wash basin with granite surface vanity, WC, heated towel rail, marble tiled floors and part marble tiled walls.
GARDENS AND GROUNDS
11 Windmill Road is set in a fully enclosed and beautifully landscaped garden which extends to about 0.38 acres. It was designed to be attractive for the major part of the year while not being labour intensive. The garden is approached by a wide, retractable electric gate from Windmill Road, a pedestrian gate and also by steps off City Road.
The house sits at the top of the garden with a natural stone design terrace in front. To the side is a paved mono block driveway and parking area in front.
Double garage Built of harled concrete block with an electric roller door and pitched tiled roof with solar panel section. Internal height allows for floored storage space above. To the side is a greenhouse and a garden store with a clothes drying area.
The brick paving and tarmac continue around to the rear of the house where there is a shrub bed outside the kitchen.
Immediately below the house is a rock garden with a paved terrace which is well stocked with a variety of shrubs and conifers. There is a lawn adjacent again surrounded by rose beds and shrubs.
The lower garden comprises a landscaped shrub area with four fine Scots pine trees. There is a wonderful variety of colourful shrubs below and a paved pathway through. There is a second double garage with a generous mono block parking and turning area in front, again with electric doors. Both garages have exterior lighting activated by sensors. There is lighting for the pathways and five censored lights. The house has a sodium flood light which activates when the level of natural light drops.
There is a stone wall along the front of the property with adult Leyland cypress trees for added privacy, a wide retractable wooden gate which is electrically powered and a wrought iron pedestrian gate.
Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage. Additional solar electricity from panels on garage.
11 Windmill Road is in the St Andrews Conservation Area.
11 Windmill Road is in Fife Council Tax Band H.
Windmill Road Association
Windmill Road is a private road which is in the shared ownership of the residents. This ownership includes the belt of trees opposite. The owners belong to the Windmill Road Proprietors Association which looks after the road and shares the maintenance.
Fixtures and Fittings
Some light fittings, the lantern in the foyer, the lights in the corridor and dining room are excluded, as are the curtains in the drawing room and ha ll.
Square Footage: 3,212 sq ft
Driving into St Andrews on the A91 go straight on at the first roundabout for approximately 220m and the first right hand opening is Windmill Road. This private road is directly opposite Granny Clark's Wynd.
Follow Windmill Road (a cul de sac) around the corner and continue to the end. The retractable gate is the last gate on the left hand side.
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