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Perfect time to purchase: A new home before the new year

At the Walled Gardens we believe a new home should be full of happy memories right from the start, that’s why we have pulled together some reasons why moving right now is easy.

Virtual Viewings

In line with current Scottish Government Guidelines, The Walled Gardens has made the decision to offer guided virtual viewings.

Those looking to relocate or downsize can now book a virtual viewing with a Thornton’s Estate Agent. The viewing will include a 360-degree tour of the development – including the show home apartment.

Posted on 22nd October 2020

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Moving Home Made Easy at The Walled Gardens

A difficult conversation: How to talk to your parents about downsizing to a retirement village

The conversation of downsizing and relocating with loved ones ­can be overwhelming, stressful and difficult for everyone involved. We have pulled together our expert advice to help you have a productive conversation with your parents to make the move as easy as possible.

Start discussions early

Moving home is never easy, particularly if your parents are living in what’s been the family home for years.

Posted on 29th September 2020

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Final luxury apartments up for grabs at seaside haven

ONLY five luxury retirement apartments remain at a sought-after housing development in St Andrews as the last property in block one is snapped up.

The Walled Gardens is encouraging any retiree intent on downsizing to act now with their final one and two-bedroom apartments attracting interest from across the country.

Located in the heart of picturesque town of St Andrews, The Walled Gardens boasts a timeless yet contemporary interior style making day-to-day living easy, safe and comfortable.

Posted on 21st September 2020

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Retirement apartments snapped up with appealing ownership scheme

Luxury retirement apartments in Scotland is helping those looking for a flexible option to buying a new home in order to release equity in their later years.

The Walled Gardens in St Andrews is giving prospective buyers the option of Shared Ownership where they can initially purchase a 75% share (based on open market value) of the property and the remaining 25% share can be purchased after one year.

Posted on 31st August 2020

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St Andrews takes top spot as Scotland’s best seaside destination

The ‘Home of Golf’, St. Andrews has been certified as Scotland’s top seaside destination, according to the Which? annual survey results.

Fife’s coastal gem is home to The Walled Gardens luxury development which has just six apartments remaining for those looking to downsize or retire by the seaside.

Posted on 6th August 2020

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Perfect Time to Purchase in One of Scotland’s Most Desirable Postcodes

The Scottish Government has made significant financial changes to rebuild the country which will allow potential buyers to relocate to one of Scotland’s most sought after developments.

Holyrood’s decision to reduce the ‘land and buildings transaction tax’ (the Scottish equivalent of stamp duty) threshold comes as an encouragement to those looking to purchase a two-bedroom apartment at The Walled Gardens, St. Andrews.

Posted on 24th July 2020

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View your dream new home from the comfort of your own home

The Walled Garden’s exclusive collection of retirement apartments in St Andrews is offering guided virtual viewings and private viewings, in addition to reopening the show home.

We’re inviting those looking to relocate or downsize to book a virtual viewing with a member of the team, which will include a 360-degree tour of the development – including the show home apartment and all of the main areas of the village.

Posted on 10th July 2020

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All Your Questions About Shared Ownership Answered

When inquiring about the properties at The Walled Gardens, many people have a number of questions about what Shared Ownership is and how it works, and understandably so. 

Finding a home for your retirement is an incredibly important decision with many aspects to consider – from finances through location to the general lifestyle benefits that come with it.

Shared Ownership is an excellent way of purchasing one of our luxury apartments and an appealing option for those looking to downsize and release equity for their retirement. 

Posted on 27th March 2020

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Rare Opportunity to Buy a Show Apartment in St Andrews

A STYLISH showhome in the heart of St Andrews is now available to buy for those who have been dreaming of settling down in the world-renowned coastal town.

Buyers have the unique opportunity to purchase a two-bedroom show apartment at The Walled Gardens retirement development, tucked away in an idyllic corner just a short stroll away from the town’s centre.

Posted on 7th February 2020

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Peace of mind at The Walled Gardens: BR24 and Owner Services

Retirement apartments at The Walled Gardens seamlessly blend traditional architecture with modern, energy efficient interiors to make day to day living easy, safe and comfortable.

Security is at the heart of The Walled Gardens’ offering, with buyers benefiting from a range of features designed to support independent living while giving owners additional safety assurance.

We caught up David MacInnes, Head of Owner services at Bield, to find out more about the innovative ways in which the owners at The Walled Gardens are supported. 

Posted on 7th January 2020

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