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Knockhill of Nydie Lodge, by St. Andrews, KY16 9SL


Impressive energy efficient single storey country property with excellent views, close to St Andrews.

  • Outstanding spacious family accommodation

  • Fabulous open plan main kitchen / lounge / sunroom

  • Second sitting room

  • Delightful rural setting with superb views

  • Extensive garden

  • Garage, outbuildings, parking

  • Energy efficient (B rated EPC), with ground source heat pump, solar panels, double glazing & 2 stoves

  • Magnificent country living on the doorstep of the Home of Golf.


George Lorimer



Property Details & Description

Accommodation Comprises

Ground Floor: Open plan kitchen / lounge / sunroom, sitting room, 6 bedrooms (2 en-suite), family bathroom , utility room, vestibule, hall, wc


Extensive garden with sheltered terrace to rear, driveway, parking

There is a timber garage with workshop / further outbuildings


​Knockhill of Nydie Lodge enjoys a wonderful, elevated country setting with superb far reaching views, just a short distance to the west of the popular village of Strathkinness. Located adjacent to St Andrews Holiday Estate, formerly Nydie Campsite, the property is surrounded by beautiful countryside and sits just 4 miles to the west of St Andrews. The historic and cosmopolitan university town is recognised worldwide at the Home of Golf and has an excellent range of shops, services and facilities. Cupar (3 miles) is also well served by shops and professional services as well as a railway station on the main east coast line, with regular connections to Edinburgh and north to Dundee/Aberdeen. The glorious Fife countryside that surrounds Nydie is home to an array of wildlife and for the outdoor enthusiast offers easy access to a wide range of recreational pursuits including walking, cycling, riding and golf. Many highly regarded golf courses are within easy reach including the Old Course at St Andrews, regular venue for the Open Championship which is next due to visit in July 2022 for its 150th anniversary. The City of Dundee is some 13 miles to the north with Edinburgh just over an hour to the south. Fife’s quaint East Neuk with its picturesque fishing villages such as Anstruther, Pittenweem and St Monans and its charming varied coastline is also easily accessible from Nydie. In terms of days out, there are good sandy beaches at St Andrews, Kingbarns, Tentsmuiur and Elie, along with a number of popular National Trust for Scotland properties including Kellie Castle, Hill of Tarvit and Falkland Palace. State schooling is available locally with independent schooling provided at St Leonards in St Andrews and also the High School of Dundee. There are railway stations at Leuchars, Cupar, Ladybank and Dundee with Edinburgh airport just over an hour from the property.


Offering extensive very well-presented contemporary family accommodation of a high standard, Knockhill of Nydie Lodge presents a superb opportunity for buyers seeking a wonderful lifestyle opportunity for magnificent single storey country living on the doorstep of the Home of Golf. Centred around the highly superb well-appointed open plan kitchen / lounge / sunroom at the heart of this very spacious house, the property benefits from a further good sized separate living room, 6 bedrooms (2 en-suite), family bathroom , utility room, vestibule, hall and wc. The property is highly energy efficient (B rated EPC) with ground source heat pump, solar panels, double glazing and two log burning stoves. Renovated and upgraded to a high standard, comfortable contemporary family living is provided in abundance and there are some excellent views over the surrounding fields and countryside to the North Sea and Eden Estuary.



​There is an extensive garden with a sheltered terrace to the rear of the house along with a timber garage with workshop / further outbuildings.  

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General Remarks & Information 


Viewing is strictly by appointment with the selling agents Rettie & Co, 28 Bell Street, St Andrews KY16 9UX. Tel: 01334 237700.

Satellite Navigation

The property’s postcode is KY16 9SL.

Fixtures and Fittings

Only items specifically mentioned in the particulars of sale are included in the sale price.

Entry & Possession

Entry and vacant possession will be by mutual agreement and arrangement.


Mains water & electricity. Ground source heat pump, solar panels, double glazing and two log burning stoves.

Local Authority

Fife Council, Fife House, North Street, Glenrothes, Fife KY7 5LT Tel: 0345 155 0000

EPC Rating

Band B

Council Tax Band


Additional Information

Prospective purchasers should note that the property is located adjacent to St Andrews Holiday Estate, formerly Nydie Campsite. 

Home Report

A Home Report incorporating a Single Survey, Energy Performance Certificate and Property Questionnaire is available for parties genuinely interested in this property. Please contact us, either by telephone or via the website entry for this property, to request a copy. No charge is made for electronic copies; a paper copy can also be made available from our offices or by post, at a charge of £20 to cover reproduction and administrative costs.


Offers should be submitted in Scottish Legal Form to the selling agents Rettie & Co at 28 Bell Street, St Andrews KY16 9UX.

Servitude Rights, Burdens & Wayleaves

The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all servitude rights, burdens, reservations and wayleaves including rights of access and rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cable, drains and water, gas and other pipes whether contained in the title deeds or informally constituted and whether or not referred to above.

Particulars and Plans

These particulars and plan are believed to be correct, but they are in no way guaranteed. Any error, omission or misstatement shall not annul the sale or entitle any party to compensation nor in any circumstances give grounds for action at law.

Websites and Social Media

This property and other properties offered by Rettie & Co can be viewed on our website at as well as our affiliated websites at and  In addition, our social media platforms are, RettieTownandCountry,, RettieandCo, Instagram and LinkedIn.

Proof and Source of Funds/Anti Money Laundering

Under the HMRC Anti Money Laundering legislation all offers to purchase a property on a cash basis or subject to mortgage require evidence of source of funds. This may include evidence of bank statements/funding source, mortgage or confirmation from a solicitor the purchaser has the funds to conclude the transaction. All individuals involved in the transaction are required to produce proof of identity and proof of address. This is acceptable either as original or certified documents.


1. The property is sold with all faults and defects, whether of condition or otherwise and neither the seller nor Rettie & Co, the selling agent, are responsible for such faults and defects, nor for any statement contained in the particulars of the property prepared by the said agent.

2. The Purchaser(s) shall be deemed to acknowledge that he has not entered into contact in reliance on the said statements, that he has satisfied himself as to the content of each of the said statements by inspection or otherwise and that no warranty or representation has been made by the seller or the said agents in relation to or in connection with the property.

3. Any error, omission or misstatement in any of the said statements shall not entitle the purchaser(s) to rescind or to be discharged from this contract, nor entitle either party to compensation or damages nor in any circumstances to give either party any cause for action.

Important Notice

Rettie & Co, their clients and any joint agents give notice that:

1. They are not authorised to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property either in writing or by word of mouth.  Any information given is entirely without responsibility on the part of the agents or the sellers.  These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.

2. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate.  The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive and it should not be assumed that the property remains as photographed. Any error, omission or misstatement shall not annul the sale, or entitle any party to compensation or recourse to action at law. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents, including for its current use. Rettie & Co. have not tested any services, equipment or facilities.  Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise and ought to seek their own professional advice.

3. All descriptions or references to condition are given in good faith only. Whilst every endeavour is made to ensure accuracy, please check with us on any points of especial importance to you, especially if intending to travel some distance. No responsibility can be accepted for expenses incurred in inspecting properties  which have been sold or withdrawn.