Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
3A Baker lane is a perfect mix of a traditional property mixed with contemporary interior.
Prime location - The property is ideally looked in a quiet picturesque lane within the vibrant town centre and includes a rarely available fantastic private rear garden area affording excellent privacy but with all the benefits of town centre location.
2 bedrooms both with en suite, wall Mounted plasma TV in lounge and fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher,
microwave & oven all integrated seemlessly into the kitchen area.
A perfect base for golfers, sightseeing or a relaxing break in style!
Sister property 3b Baker lane can be leased along with 3a for larger groups.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||West sands 500 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Edinburgh 80 km, Nearest railway: Leuchars 9 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 2 En suites and 2 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Dining seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Washer / Dryer
42 Inch plasma wall mounted plasma TV
Beautiful Private Patio Garden to Rear of house with Barbecue
All linen provided
|Further details outdoors|
This property is based in the heart of the town, in one of the most sought after areas of town.
It will be hard to get a better location in St Andrews town as all amenities are within a very short walk however the property is located in a quiet peaceful location
St Andrews - 'The home of golf'. One of the most historic places to visit in Scotland.
The town of St Andrews is internationally recognised the world over as the Home of Golf.
The 2015 Open Championships will be the 29th Open played over The Old Course in St Andrews since 1873
There are now 7 Golf courses run by the St Andrews Links Trust:- including the Old Course. A seventh course The Castle Course was opened in June 2008. Many other course are nearby - The Herb Kohler operated Dukes is awesome , Kingsbarns golf links and traditional links courses at Elie, Crail, Leven and Lundin Links.
Other attractions include:- St Rule's Tower, St Andrews Cathedral, St Andrews Castle and St Leonard's Chapel. More contemporary attractions are St Andrews Aquarium, Craigtoun Park and The Botanic Gardens. A lot of our properties are within short walking distance from the Old Course, arguably one of the most famous golfing venues in the world.
Besides being ideal for golfing vacations, St Andrews has so much more to offer: - miles of unspoilt sandy beaches. It is a vibrant, beautiful town with a superb theatre, The Crawford arts centre, golf museum, St Andrews museum, cinema and many restaurants.
The centre is small, but has a good range of shops, offering a stress free shopping experience. St Andrews is also an excellent base for exploring the East Neuk of Fife, where there are beautiful old harbour towns, wonderful walks and excellent bird watching. The East Neuk enjoys spectacular coastlines which boasts fishing villages built around picturesque harbours and unspoilt sandy beaches.
Maintained to a high standard
Professionally cleaned pre your arrival
Parking: no private parking , however free parking close by
Golf Courses: within walking distance (5 minutes)
Pets: please ask and we will consider very well behaved dogs.
All town centre has to offer on your door step
The Fife region
Edinburgh is around 1hr away by car or train. Good bus services also. Not forgetting The Edinburgh International Festival and Fringe every August. The famous medieval castle and traditional Military Tattoo.
Glasgow is a little further 1.5hrs drive but offers a lot for art and architecture lovers. It has a singularly beautiful Gothic cathedral, plus Victorian and art nouveau building design at every turn - not to mention the prestigious Burrell Collection of art and the historic turn-of-the-century Tenement House.
Perth is an hour away and is often referred to as ‘The gateway to the Highlands". If you want to experience beautiful hills and explore Scotland further afield this is an excellent place to start.
St Andrews is situated on the east coast of Scotland. A beautiful historic town and a marvellous shopping experience. Excellent restaurants and theatres. It is a marvellous base for exploring the East Neuk of Fife.
The East Neuk is old and fascinating, filled with quaint fishing towns and other little treasures like The Secret bunker which was one of Scotland's best kept secrets, now open to the public to give an insight into the command centre that would have been used in the event of a nuclear war.
There are now 6 Golf courses run by the St Andrews Links Trust:- including the Old Course. A seventh course The Castle Course is due to open in June 2008. Many other course are nearby - The Duke's Course, the new Kingsbarns Course and traditional links courses at Elie, Crail, Leven and Lundin Links.
Very close to St Andrews is Magus Muir, marked by a cairn, where Archbishop Sharp was murdered in 1679. The murder of Arch Bishop Sharp is re-enacted every year by the students of St Andrews during the Kate Kennedy Procession, held around the end of April.
Also enjoy beautiful walks including the Fife Coastal Walk - Long Distance Footpath around the coast and fishing villages of Fife, with shorter segments that are easier walking than the whole route. Excellent bird watching opportunities.
Auchtermuchty is on the road from Edinburgh to St. Andrews. As the setting for the recent TV episodes of Dr. Finlay's Casebook, it may well be of interest to those travelling to and from St. Andrews.
Dundee is a half hour drive from St Andrews, and offers a good shopping experience, for those looking for the larger stores.
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16 Dec 2013
"Perfect and convenient to everything on offer in and around St. Andrews."
3A Baker Lane was the perfect place for enjoying everything about St. Andrews and the surrounding area. Its central to town and a ten minute walk has you on the first tee of the New, Old and Jubilee golf courses. Around the corner is the famous Criterion pub for a nightcap. The apartment is well furnished and maintained. If eating out is not your thing, the kitchen facilities are new and modern, or with good weather take advantage of the backyard and the BBQ. Myself and golf partner found the bedrooms well-sized and comfortable. Public transportation makes it easy to get to Edinburgh and if you have a car townsite parking is close by. With golf always on the agenda we will be back to St. Andrews and 3A Baker Lane. Peter the owner goes out of his way to ensure an enjoyable stay.
2 Dec 2013
"Perfect place to rent in St Andrews"
3A Baker Lane is perfectly situated to enjoy all the sights and sounds of St. Andrews. Located next to Market St, we had very close access to restaurants, pubs, shops, public transportation and, of course, we were within easy walking distance of the Links of St. Andrews and the magnificent beach beside them. The apartment was very clean, well furnished and supplied, and the appliances were all up-to-date. We enjoyed the outside patio, especially since we were treated to record high temps during our visit! All in, a high value rental.
22 Nov 2013
"Excellent place to stay / visit, highly recommended..."
What a super location, in the heart of such a beautiful St Andrews. A short stroll and you have a wide choice of amenities, from local shops to high street shops, from local cafes to some super restaurants and some really goods bars.
Very close by you have some of the best golf courses in the world and you will see why this place really is the home of golf.
This apartment is what you would have wished for, contempary layout, all fully furnished, very clean and free wifi being an added bonus. The landlord is one of the most helpful you are likely to meet, fantastic service.
I have stayed here a number of times and will continue to go back.
During peak times you may not be able to park as close as you would like to this apartment but there is always a space available within a short walking distance.
I would recommend you go and stay at 3A Baker Lane, I am sure you will not be disappointed...
Thank you Colm for your kind remarks . You know you are welcome anytime and it would my pleasure in having you back at Baker lane . warm regards and again thank you for taking the time to note your experience.
20 Feb 2012
"Charming flat in St. Andrews"
A lovely flat in the heart of St. Andrews. Convenient location for golfing, shopping or just strolling the streets of the "old toon". We love it and plan to return as often as possible.
2 Feb 2012
"This property is ideal placed for golf and sightseeing."
I was fortunate to find this property four years ago. When playing in a local golf tournament. It was absolutely ideal as it is within walking distance of st Andrews old course. The property is extrem… More
2 Feb 2012
"Love, love, love the flat!"
The flat is a golfer's dream. Very comfortable and convenient to everything.
26 Jan 2012
"Wee gem in the heart of town"
I stayed in the ground floor flat. It is located in a quiet lane in the centre of town, great for amenities. 2 big bedrooms with one en-suite. Modern decor, very tasteful. All the appliances you need. The top feature for me is the patio doors opening on to the private tidy garden. The high walls cut out the gentle St Andrews breeze but the glorious Scottish sunshine gets in till late.
I've stayed in most hotels, B&B's and self-catering rentals in town and this is my favourite for location, comfort and value. 6 stars from me !
24 Jan 2012
"Outstanding Property - Like Home From Home, Great Location & Outdoor Space!"
I stayed at this property last summer with my wife and had an amazing time. The property is of a very high quality finish and is fully furnished giving a home from home feel. The self contained outdoor space is great for al fresco dining or BBQs and was ideal as the owner had allowed us to have our small dog with us and she was free to laze around in the garden without us fearing she might escape. The location of the property is perfect as everything is within walking distance including all that the picturesque town of St Andrews has to offer. We stayed for a week and could easily have stayed longer. I would recommend this property to almost all types of travellers except maybe larger groups. This property is much better priced than hotels in the area and in fact offers so much more than a hotel. The conditions / cleanliness of the property, the service and amenities and the overall customer service simply cannot be faulted. My wife and I will definitely be revisiting Baker Lane! I suggest you do too!
24 Jan 2012
"Great place and great value"
We loved St Andrews and the accomodations were fantastic for the price. The location couldn't be better. Peter was very easy to work with and even arranged for golf for us. He is a very nice man.
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