The Open St Andrews: Four Scottish homes for sale which suit Open golf fans down to a tee

As the 2022 Open Championship swings into action, Kirsty McLuckie flags up some fantastic buying opportunities for golf aficionados in St Andrews.

The Hamilton Grand has views over the Royal and Ancient Golf Club, the Old Course and West Sands beach.
The Hamilton Grand has views over the Royal and Ancient Golf Club, the Old Course and West Sands beach.

Hamilton Grand, o/o £2.829m

Address 21, Golf Place.

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What is it? A two-bedroom apartment in a building which holds the record for the most expensive property ever sold per square foot in Scotland.

Inside the Hamilton Grand. Image: DTX Images

Golf credentials The owners of The Old Course Hotel bought Hamilton Grand in 2010 and created 27 apartments, with a reception hall and concierge, a private lounge for residents and a roof terrace with views are over the Royal and Ancient Golf Club, the Old Course and West Sands beach.

Contact Savills by telephoning 0131-247 3711.

White House, o/o £2.95m

AddressHepburn Gardens, St Andrews.

The Hamilton Grand's interior. Image: DTX Images

What is it?An Arts and Crafts villa dating from 1905, boasting nine bedrooms, four public rooms, five bathrooms in a quiet setting in the heart of town. Original features include stained timber beams, moulded cornicing, wooden picture rails, a spectacular staircase, beautiful fireplaces and panelled doors. A large garden of one and a half acres gives room for development.

Golf credentialsIt was designed by architects Mills and Shepherd for jute manufacturer W Norman Boase who was Provost of St Andrews and captain of the Royal and Ancient. Its size makes it ideal as a golfing retreat.

Contact Savills by telephoning 0131-247 3738.

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Greyfriars, o/o £1.6m

Greyfriars

AddressGreyfriars Garden.

What is it?A detached 1930s house, in a private garden of a third of an acre in a central area of St Andrews surrounded by terraced properties, so it is one of a kind. It has three public rooms, five bedrooms and outbuildings. According to estate agent Jamie Macnab, Greyfriars is in a “secluded, almost hidden, location”. The size of the garden might offer some development potential, but currently it is walled, sheltered and has cobbled pathways lined with roses and azaleas.

Golf credentials Situated very close to the Old Course, but uniquely protected from the prying crowds.

Contact Savills by calling 0131-247 3738.

Inside the White House. Image: DTX Images

8a Jamieson House, o/o £1.75m

Address21, Golf Place.

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What is it?A two-bedroom apartment in a building which holds the record for the most expensive property ever sold per square foot in Scotland.

Golf credentialsThe owners of The Old Course Hotel bought Hamilton Grand in 2010 and created 27 apartments, with a reception hall and concierge, a private lounge for residents and a roof terrace with views are over the Royal and Ancient Golf Club, the Old Course and West Sands beach.

Contact Savills by telephoning 0131-247 3711.

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White House at Hepburn Gardens
8a Jamieson House is a main-door duplex apartment
The living room at 8a Jamieson House. Image: Bruce Hope