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The Wayfarer's House

St. Andrews
Just a hop, skip and a jump to East Sands beach, The Wayfarer’s House is an idyllic St Andrews retreat.

This perfectly cosy home welcomes you in to the lounge and dining area, which provides access to the kitchen area to the rear. The spacious living area is flooded with natural light, with French doors opening up in to its private back garden. No winter day is complete without a log-burning stove – return home from a long (and possibly wet!) day out, to warm up beside the fire with a hot chocolate in hand.

The kitchen, which retains its original stone wall, comes equipped with all you could require for your self-catered stay.

The first floor encompasses a twin or super king bedroom, a double bedroom and the master bathroom with a shower over the bath. Up another set of stairs, the second floor houses the largest double bedroom and another bathroom equipped with a shower cubicle, and sea views!
To the rear of the property off the kitchen and living room, is a private and completely enclosed garden. Just around the corner from The Wayfarer’s House, you have access to East Sands beach and the famous Cheesy Toast Shack, as well as a wonderful off-road walk down to the Cathedral ruins and straight in to town.

The Wayfarer's is set over three floors and briefly compromises of:

Ground floor:
  • Lounge with wood burning stove
  • Fully equipped kitchen
First floor:
  • One twin or superking bedroom
  • One double bedroom
  • Master bathroom with shower over bath
Second floor:
  • Double bedroom
  • Bathroom with shower cubicle and sea views
  • Private gravelled garden to the rear

Booking with us gives you access to over 20 discounts at local restaurants, cafes, golf courses, shops, and more. Click here to find out more.

EPC rating: D
Short term let license:
FI 01240 P

Fully equipped kitchen including:
  • Fridge with freezer box
  • Microwave
  • Freezer
  • Cooker
  • Hob 
  • Washing machine
Cosy lounge with wood burning stove including
  • TV Freeview
  • Wood burning stove (fuel not included)
  • Free Wi-Fi   
This property benefits from a private garden and free on street parking. The beach and all the town's amenities are only a short walk away.
The keys can be collected from the property itself, as there is is a lockbox where the keys are stored.

We will be in touch a week or so prior to your arrival with directions to the property and a code to gain access to the lockbox. Check in is at 4PM and check out is at 10AM.
Alongside the amenities specific to this home included under the ‘facilities’ tab, the following will also be provided for your stay:
  • High quality 300 thread count Egypian Cotton bed linen
  • A fluffy white hand towel and bath towel per person, including a hand towel and bathmat for each bathroom
  • Bar of soap in each bathroom
  • Mini shower gel per person
  • One toilet roll per bathroom
  • A starter pack of kitchen essentials, including dishwashing soap, a few dishwasher tablets, dishcloth, tea towel, washing up sponge and a spare bin bag.
  • An iron and ironing board
  • Hairdryer
In addition, extras are available to add at the time of booking. These can be added up to a week prior to your arrival. These include:
  • Travel cot (linen not provided) £20.00
  • Highchair £20.00
  • Pet fee £30.00 per dog (applicable to dog friendly homes only)
  • Meet at the property service (available only within office hours) £25.00
Please do note, linen is not provided with the travel cots for safety reasons. If you pre-order these we will ensure they are set up in your house ready for your arrival. All items are hired at guest’s own risk

Bed configurations
Please let us know your preferred bed configurations (e.g. twin or Superking) no later than a week prior to your arrival date, if we do not receive this information by this date we shall set beds up as twins as standard. The configurations available for your home are outlined under the facilities and description tabs.

Check in/ check out
Check in on the day of arrival is 4pm and check out is 10am.

Should you require a later check out or early check in, this will be entirely dependent on when previous guests depart, or the next guests arrive.
Please call us a day or so prior to arrival should you wish to check in early. Should a later check out be required and we are able accommodate this, a charge of £40.00 will apply up to 12pm. If you would like to check out later than 12pm, an extra night will be charged.

Special offers
Booking with Kingask allows you to utilise our range of exclusive guest offers, available at a number of local restaurants, spas, golf courses and activities. For more information, check out our exclusive guest offers page.

Local information
For inspiration on what to do during your stay, do visit our explore page, where you will find some blogs we’ve written, we hope you’ll find them helpful. Please do call us if you’d like more information.

See you soon, all at Kingask

April 2023

Location is fantastic! 200 yards to the beach and 50 yards to a nice family pub. Great for all the family and the dog. We all had a wonderful time and the home was perfect for what we needed it for. Thank you

Home from home
June 2020

We’ve had the real pleasure of staying here both pre and post the renovations. We loved it before, but it really is fantastic now. The living space downstairs is a really good size, and the extra bedroom at the back is lovely. The house is clearly very well looked after, and the garden is a little sun trap – it might be 14oC at the beach, but it feels like 20oC in the garden! It’s proximity to the beach is excellent. All up, we loved our stay and look forward to our next St. Andrews visit.

Family friendly cottage close to beach
September 2019

Great 3 bedroom cottage only 2 mins walk to East Sands beach. We stayed as a family of 5 and it was perfect for us, the rooms were spotlessly clean and it had all the facilities we needed for a long weekend stay.

May 2021

Excellent accomodation. I know St Andrews well and this was by far the best accomodation I have stayed in. Great location, next to the beach, very clean, comfortable house with lovely garden. Highly recommended.

August 2023

Wayfarers ,again well equipped and the advantage of being so close to east sands for the children. We were able to leave the kyacks blown up in the back garden

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