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Buyers settle in with a weekly shop on the house

HOUSEHUNTERS purchasing a retirement apartment at a premium location in Fife are set to receive their first supermarket shop on the house.  

The Walled Gardens in St Andrews, designed specifically for those over the age of 60, will offer £150 worth of Marks and Spencer’s vouchers to buyers as a welcome gift upon completion of the sale.

In addition, the retirement complex announced the last remaining properties will benefit from a 7.5 per cent price reduction with immediate effect.

Posted on 11th February 2021

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Age is no barrier to staying active

By the time your retirement comes around, you may be content with the thought of spending days in relaxation and only doing things that make you happy. Although it is important to enjoy the golden years you have worked towards, it’s also necessary to focus on your long-term wellness.

We have pulled together some insights on how The Walled Gardens is situated to help make an active lifestyle maintainable, and most importantly enjoyable.


Posted on 18th January 2021

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Downsize to the coast and live your dream retirement in St Andrews

RETIREES looking to spend their golden years in costal bliss need to look no further than the collection of premium apartments in the heart of St Andrews.

Downsizers can find their safe haven at The Walled Gardens, tucked away in an idyllic corner, just a stone’s throw from all the historic town has to offer.

The Walled Gardens features a range of contemporary and high-spec one and two-bedroom apartments, prices for properties at The Walled Gardens start at £166,500 With only six apartments remaining.

Posted on 12th January 2021

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Stay, shop and ENJOY local this festive season

Looking for a retirement apartment in the heart of St Andrews only a couple of minutes’ walk from the town centre and a host of local amenities?

The Walled Gardens has got you covered! From bustling weekly markets, luxury boutique shops and botanical gardens, to museums, theatres, restaurants and bars all a short walk away, its location makes it the ideal spot to live retirement life to the fullest.

Posted on 21st December 2020

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Why the Walled Gardens is the perfect retirement spot

We caught up with Susie Gardner of local estate agency Thorntons to find out what The Walled Gardens has to offer and why St Andrews is so attractive to prospective buyers. Susie has been with Thorntons for 19 years where she started as a property sales negotiator.

What part of the job do you like best?

I like meeting people from all walks of life who are searching for a property.  Getting to know them and identifying their property requirements is enjoyable and you get a real buzz when you finally find their dream home for them.

Posted on 16th December 2020

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Buyers to benefit from retirement apartment price reduction in St Andrews

Househunters have been offered a prime opportunity to purchase a luxury retirement apartment in the heart of St Andrews – now at a reduced price.

The last remaining properties at The Walled Gardens are to benefit from a 7.5 price reduction with immediate effect.

The starting price for a one bedroom apartment will be £168,928 and for a two bedroom it will be £186,966.

Posted on 3rd December 2020

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Five reasons a retirement apartment is the best option for a parent looking to downsize

Downsizing to a retirement apartment by the seaside is how many imagine spending their golden years.

The Walled Gardens in St Andrews can make that happen with breath-taking coastal views and a plethora of amenities right on the doorstep – making it a sought-after place you will love living in.

We have pulled together the top five reasons why a retirement apartment, like the Walled Gardens, is a great option for those looking to downsize.  

1) Specifically designed apartments

Posted on 12th November 2020

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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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