Boutique apartment in the heart of St Andrews. Perfect for couples. Located on a quiet, residential street, but within walking distance of restaurants, shops, beaches, golf courses and university graduation hall.
Free unlimited wifi broadband, free use of telephone for incoming and outgoing landline calls - including to overseas, Digital TV with freeview, DVD library, washing machine / tumble dryer, private courtyard, free on street parking directly outside property (a rarity in St Andrews!).
Super-king sized bed with 100% luxury egyptian cotton linens, power shower in wet room, complimentary scottish fine soaps toiletries. Hairdryer and cotton dressing gowns provided for use during stay.
Well equipped kitchen including smeg fridge / freezer and microwave / oven, joseph joseph accessories, bosch tassimo coffee machine, denby crockery and crystal glasses.
Scribbles guests receive discounted rates for day use of the Kohler Waters Spa at the Old Course Hotel, as well a discount on the cost of spa treatments.
Babies are very welcome at Scribbles. Travel cot, high chair and other baby equipment available at no extra cost.
STB 4 star rating
Scribbles, a delightful pied a terre, is right in the heart of St Andrews on North Street.The apartment forms the ground floor of a Georgian townhouse and has been extensively refurbished, with careful consideration given to comfort and luxury. Being on all on one level, Scribbles is accessible to people with limited mobility.The flat is entered from a charming courtyard which has an outside table and chairs.The accommodation is arranged as follows:-
Relaxing, with comfy seating and solid oak flooring. Living flame gas fire. The TV with DVD/CD player is here along with DVD library and Scottish novels / reference books. Sonos wireless music system speaker. Unlimited broadband Wifi. Telephone for incoming / outgoing landline calls, including to overseas. The lounge is separated from the kitchen by a breakfast bar.
Efficient and stylish, with every modern facility included: Dishwasher, Microwave Combination Oven, Gas Hob, SMEG fridge / freezer, bosch tassimo coffee machine, washer / dryer, denby crockery, crystal glasses and lovely joseph joseph accessories to make cooking and dining in a real pleasure.
Very comfortable space with superking size bed (which can be separated to provide extra large twin beds), with 100% cotton luxurious bed linen, cotton dressing gowns and equipped with reading lights, extensive wardrobe and drawer space. TV with integral DVD player.
Fully tiled, very warm from the under floor heating and heated towel rails, with walk-in power shower, imaginative lighting and complete with vanity area. Eco-friendly water saving toilet and wash hand basin. Scottish Fine Soaps toiletries.
The is a small lockable external store suitable for storing golf clubs or luggage.
All of the following Services are included in the rental charge:
· All heating and lighting.
· All bed linen, duvet covers, towels, dressing gowns, toiletries.
· Unlimited Wi Fi Broadband.
· Use of landline telephone for incoming and outgoing calls
· Washing machine / tumble dryer.
· Baby equipment available at no extra cost
· Storage for luggage and/or Golf Equipment
Pets are not allowed in Scribbles. If you want to bring yours, our other apartment, North Star, is the property for you!
Scribbles, 38 North Street, Heart of St Andrews Saint Andrews, Fife & Saint Andrews, Scotland
Additional Location Information
Right in the Heart of St Andrews on a quiet residential part of North Street. A stone's throw from the buzz of town. On street parking with no charges and no time restrictions directly in front of property. 2 minute stroll to Castle, Castle Sands, Cathedral Ruins, Sainsbury's supermarket, shops and pubs. 10 minute walk to Old Course.
Left on 05/24/2015 for a stay in May 2015 | Maria P MReviewed May 24, 2015Stayed May 2015
What a find this place is! It is so centrally located - literally in the heart of St Andrews. Very comfortable and ideal for 2 people. The added extras just put the finishing touch to this smart home - very welcoming indeed! Thanks for the stay here. It was the perfect place to stay for a get-away, relaxing weekend!
“Perfect location and comfortable, well-equipped apartment.”
Left on 01/21/2015 for a stay in April 2014 | Lizzie5252Reviewed Jan 21, 2015Stayed Apr 2014
I was in St. Andrew's on business but this apartment made my stay very enjoyable. Although very central and convenient for restaurants, shops etc., it was quiet and relaxing after a hard day. I would love to return as a holidaymaker and the addition of the use of spa facilities for a small cost would definitely tempt me. I stayed for one month and was sad to leave as it felt very homely.
Many thanks for your review. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Scribbles. I hope to welcome you back again in the future. Kind regards, Shona
A FlipKey verified reviewer
“Enjoyable and comfortable”
Left on 04/04/2014 for a stay in April 2014 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Apr 4, 2014Stayed Apr 2014
Excellent organisation before our visit and everything went well when we arrived The apartment was beautiful,close to all amenities and warm.We were spoiled for choice in St andrews which is full of wonderful cafés and restaurants as well as museums, historical buildings and of course the beaches.
We loved the fact that the kitchen was so well appointed.The cupboards and drawers had everything you could ever need.The bunch of flowers was a lovely touch.
Thank you for your review. I am glad you had a good stay, despite the changeable spring weather!
A FlipKey verified reviewer
“New Parents - Perfect First Holiday!”
Left on 03/27/2014 for a stay in March 2014 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Mar 27, 2014Stayed Mar 2014
Nervous new parents with a 9 week old baby desperately looking for a relaxing stress-free break.. Heart of St. Andrews definitely delivered that. From the booking to the departure, everything was excellent. The owner Shona clearly cares about her guests, we had everything we could possibly want and the finishing touches are very well delivered. A bottle of wine and flowers greet you as you open the door and white fluffy towels and robes make you feel as if you are in a top-notch hotel. The central location is really great with unrestricted parking outside and you can easily walk to everything from the property - beach, abbey, harbour and the town etc.The sun shone all weekend as well! Forgan's is a must if you are looking for a great child-friendly place to eat. Thanks to Shona and the Heart of St andrews team. Will definitely be back.
Many thanks, Cathy. It was a pleasure hosting you at Scribbles once again. Kind regards, Shona
A FlipKey verified reviewer
“Rental is just perfect, cute as a button.”
Left on 03/16/2014 for a stay in February 2014 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Mar 16, 2014Stayed Feb 2014
We arrived on a dark, dismal February night but nothing could detract from arriving at the courtyard where Scribbles is. Once in you are greeted by a card from Shona welcoming you, a little book with loads of information plus folder of further details you may need. There was a vase of flowers on the counter plus coffee available for use on coffee machine and best of for us a bottle of wine chilling in the fridge. Now that's a welcome.
It is small but perfectly formed and immaculate. There is something about the flat that is just so welcoming and you feel right at home.
We will most definitely be back but with friends which will mean using Shona's other property upstairs but I've no doubt it will be just as perfect and she allows dogs there, another winning point from me.
If you are a couple looking for somewhere in St andrews that will give you exactly what you want and at a very reasonable price you cannot go wrong here.
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