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Beech House, 4 Mavis Haugh, Hepburn Gardens, St Andrews, KY16 9LT

Incredibly spacious, stylish, and bright five-bedroom bungalow in prestigious St Andrews location


  • Five-bedroom bungalow with gardens, driveway, and double garage

  • Light-filled and spacious accommodation

  • Versatile living and reception areas

  • Self-contained 1 bed annexe

  • Prestigious St Andrews address

  • Within easy reach of St Andrews town centre, golf courses,
    and the university

  • Excellent position for the scenic Lade Braes

2,490 SQFT
231 SQM
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Property Details & Description




Entrance vestibule, hallway, living room, dining room, kitchen, study, five double bedrooms (one with en-suite), second living room, second kitchen, bathroom x 2, WC


Expansive front and rear gardens laid to lawn with mature hedges, trees,  shrubbery and pretty borders. Also boasts paved alfresco seating areas.

Double detached garage and driveway



Quietly set above the scenic Lade Braes and Kinness Burn, Beech House enjoys a picturesque and prestigious location within easy reach of the centre of St Andrews. Scotland’s world-famous home of golf and the site of the country's oldest university, St Andrews is a thriving town catering to students, golfers, and residents alike. There is an array of shops and amenities to meet daily needs including boutique and independent retailers selling artisan produce and goods such as St Andrews Bakery, Mitchell’s Delicatessen, and Leuchars Quality Butchers through to well-known high street stores such as Sainsbury’s Local. Other popular retail destinations are Waterstones, Boots, and H&M. The property itself is conveniently situated within walking distance of Morrisons and M&S Food along with a local health centre. Thriving and cosmopolitan bars, restaurants, and cafès sit side-by-side offering fine dining through to casual lunches and drinks. Education at all levels is well-catered for. Positioned on the stunning east coast of Fife, St Andrews is the perfect location from which to explore the characterful fishing villages that make up this scenic part of Scotland including Anstruther, St Monans, Crail, and Pittenweem. Dundee to the north is a thirty-minute drive and Edinburgh to the south is approx. 90 minutes by car or just over an hour by train from Leuchars. 


The ancient and historic town of St Andrews occupies a wonderful position on the east coast of Fife. Surrounded by picturesque countryside, woodlands, and beautiful coastline it offers much for the outdoor enthusiast with pleasant walk and cycle routes minutes away as well as opportunities for sailing, riding and days spent on the beach. There are world-renowned golf courses to enjoy including The Old Course at St Andrews and the Championship Course at Carnoustie. Residents can also discover nearby courses such as those at Kingsbarns, Crail, and Lundin Links. In addition to the breathtaking beach at St Andrews West Sands extending to almost two miles, there are several more to explore nearby such as those at Elie, Tentsmuir, and Kingsbarns, all of which are just a short drive. St Andrews Botanic Gardens, Museum, and Cathedral are just a few of the local attractions to explore and there are several National Trust properties in the area including Kellie Castle and Hill of Tarvit. State schooling is available locally and private options include those at St Leonards in St Andrews and at The High School of Dundee. An efficient bus service connects St Andrews to towns throughout Fife, and there are railway stations at Leuchars, Cupar, Ladybank, and Dundee. Edinburgh International Airport is within reach.

General Description


Nestled in a tranquil leafy setting above the scenic Lade Braes, Beech House is an exceptional family home in a coveted St Andrews location. A sweeping driveway bordering a neat south-facing lawn with pretty borders, mature shrubbery, hedges, and an alfresco area leads to the front door nestled beneath an attractive porch. Stepping inside through the entrance vestibule, you enter the light and airy hallway. Exuding a welcoming ambience, plush carpeting is complemented by a calm colour palette. On your left and accessed through elegant French doors, lies an impressive living room flooded with natural light from sliding patio doors that open to the front garden and alfresco area. Boasting a spacious footprint it showcases a tasteful decor finished in soft neutral tones. With a wall-hung Hwam wood-burning stove and carpeting, along with access to a WC and versatile study, it is a cosy and inviting living and reception area with a wonderful indoor and outdoor connection. From here, a set of small steps leads you into the bright dining room which enjoys a wonderful aspect of the rear garden as well as access through patio doors. Finished with parquet flooring and a similar interior design to the living room it exudes an ambience of understated sophistication and will be ideal for more formal family gatherings and entertaining. Conveniently adjoining is the spectacular contemporary kitchen. Perfectly combining modern style and functionality it features illuminated grey matt wall and floor units, grey quartz worktops and a full suite of high-spec integrated Siemens and Bosch appliances including an induction hob, angled extractor hood, and an eye-level double oven. Positioned at this part of the residence and entered from the kitchen is an adjoining small kitchen, a second extremely spacious and well-presented living room, a double bedroom and a bathroom. Offering almost self-contained accommodation this is an ideal option for older teenagers or visiting friends and family. Moving back to the main entrance hallway, the south-east-facing principal double bedrom is peacefully located at the opposite end of the residence. Enjoying plentiful natural light, a soothing colour palette, and bespoke built-in cabinetry it is a most restful retreat. This is further enhanced by a stylish en-suite shower room equipped with a WC and washbasin built into a wall-hung vanity set against large porcelain wall and floor tiles. The three further double bedrooms all situated at this part of the home are generously proportioned, bright, and presented in immaculate condition. They enjoy access to a design-led and luxurious bathroom comprising of a freestanding bath, washbasin built into a wall-hung vanity, WC, shower enclosure, and chrome towel radiator. 


Externally the property benefits from large gardens to the front and rear. Mainly consisting of lawns, alfresco seating areas, and mature hedging and shrubbery they provide a fantastic secluded outdoor haven for children, pets, and family life.

Ample off-street parking is provided for by the detached double garage and driveway. 


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General Remarks & Information



Viewing is strictly by appointment with the selling agents Rettie & Co, 28 Bell Street, St Andrews KY16 9UX. Tel: 01334 237700.

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The property’s postcode is KY16 9LT.

Fixtures and Fittings


Only items specifically mentioned in the particulars of sale are included in the sale price.  Additional items of furniture may be available by separate negotiation.

Entry & Possession


Entry and vacant possession will be by mutual agreement and arrangement.



Mains water, electricity, gas, and drainage.

Local Authority


Fife Council

EPC Rating


Band C

Council Tax


Band G

Home Report


A Home Report incorporating a Single Survey, Energy Performance Certificate and Property Questionnaire is available for parties genuinely interested in this property. Please contact us, either by telephone or via the website entry for this property, to request a copy. No charge is made for electronic copies; a paper copy can also be made available from our offices or by post, at a charge of £20 to cover reproduction and administrative costs.



Offers should be submitted in Scottish Legal Form to the selling agents Rettie & Co at 28 Bell Street, St Andrews KY16 9UX.

Servitude Rights, Burdens & Wayleaves


The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all servitude rights, burdens, reservations and wayleaves including rights of access and rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cable, drains and water, gas and other pipes whether contained in the title deeds or informally constituted and whether or not referred to above.

Particulars and Plans


These particulars and plan are believed to be correct, but they are in no way guaranteed.  Any error, omission or misstatement shall not annul the sale or entitle any party to compensation nor in any circumstances give grounds for action at law.

The photographs in this brochure date from April 2024.

Websites and Social Media


This property and other properties offered by Rettie & Co can be viewed on our website at as well as our affiliated websites at and  In addition, our social media platforms are, RettieTownandCountry,, RettieandCo, Instagram and LinkedIn.

Proof and Source of Funds/Anti Money Laundering


Under the HMRC Anti Money Laundering legislation all offers to purchase a property on a cash basis or subject to mortgage require evidence of source of funds.  This may include evidence of bank statements/funding source, mortgage or confirmation from a solicitor the purchaser has the funds to conclude the transaction. All individuals involved in the transaction are required to produce proof of identity and proof of address.  This is acceptable either as original or certified documents.



1. The property is sold with all faults and defects, whether of condition or otherwise and neither the seller nor Rettie & Co, the selling agent, are responsible for such faults and defects, nor for any statement contained in the particulars of the property prepared by the said agent.


2. The Purchaser(s) shall be deemed to acknowledge that he has not entered into contact in reliance on the said statements, that he has satisfied himself as to the content of each of the said statements by inspection or otherwise and that no warranty or representation has been made by the seller or the said agents in relation to or in connection with the property.


3. Any error, omission or misstatement in any of the said statements shall not entitle the purchaser(s) to rescind or to be discharged from this contract, nor entitle either party to compensation or damages nor in any circumstances to give either party any cause for action.

Important Notice


Rettie & Co, their clients and any joint agents give notice that:


1. They are not authorised to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property either in writing or by word of mouth. Any information given is entirely without responsibility on the part of the agents or the sellers.  These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.


2. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive and it should not be assumed that the property remains as photographed.  Any error, omission or misstatement shall not annul the sale, or entitle any party to compensation or recourse to action at law.  It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents, including for its current use.  Rettie & Co. have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise and ought to seek their own professional advice.


3. All descriptions or references to condition are given in good faith only.  Whilst every endeavour is made to ensure accuracy, please check with us on any points of especial importance to you, especially if intending to travel some distance.  No responsibility can be accepted for expenses incurred in inspecting properties  which have been sold or withdrawn.


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