Enjoy a taste of St Andrews at Scholars Gate

13 August 2014

McCarthy & Stone’s Retirement Living development, Scholars Gate, situated right in the heart of St Andrews, is hosting a free Taste of St Andrews event on Wednesday 20 August, 2014. From 12 noon -2pm some of St Andrew’s finest local retailers will showcase just some of the delicious food that’s available in the town.

With an array of impressive cheeses from I J Mellis; sweet treats from traditional sweetie shop Burns; a selection of top-class wine from Luvian’s and the chance to cool down with an ice-cream from Janetta’s – this is a great chance to take a tasting tour of St Andrews from the comfort of lounge. Visitors will also have the chance to view the show complex!

Suzanne McElhiney, marketing manager for McCarthy & Stone in Scotland, adds: “Everything we do is built around a belief that later life can be rich, rewarding and fulfilling, which is why we’re thrilled to be hosting our unique ‘Taste of St Andrews’ event at Scholars Gate. And we’re delighted that so many local food retailers have agreed to come along to make this an interesting and unusual event at our development.

“This type of social event gives us an opportunity to showcase just how engaging and interesting retirement living can be at one of our developments, and of course it’s a great way for us to showcase the incredible array of delicious food and wines that St Andrews has to offer.

“We’re also keen to show off the many benefits that Retirement Living has to offer at Scholars Gate, and we’d like to encourage people to visit, take a look around our show complex and see this for themselves. St Andrews is much more than a destination for a great day-out by the sea, it’s a charming place to call home.”

Enjoying a prominent position on Abbey Park Avenue, just a short distance from St Andrew’s town centre and its shops and amenities, Scholars Gate comprises of 44 one and two bedroom Retirement Living apartments with prices starting from £219,950.

Each apartment at Scholars Gate offers the independence of retaining home ownership while living in an apartment that is specifically designed for later life. Each apartment offers a stylish room layout, under-floor heating, double-glazing, a fully fitted kitchen with built-in appliances including an oven, hob and hood, fridge and freezer, a walk-in wardrobe in the main or first bedroom, TV and telephone points. You’ll also find raised electrical sockets in all main rooms, plus an illuminated light switch in the main bedroom and bathroom, as well as easy grip levers on all taps just to make life easy.

General facilities at the development include a lounge, guest suite, laundry room, car-parking, mobility scooter charging and store, landscaped gardens and a lift. A dedicated house manager also ensures the smooth running of the development and a security entrance system plus 24-hour emergency call points provide peace of mind for both residents and their families. All properties are low maintenance and energy efficient.

To find out more about Retirement Living in St Andrews or ‘Taste of St Andrews’ event contact McCarthy & Stone now on 01334 476 944. Alternatively, please visit http://www.mccarthyandstone.co.uk/ for further details. Follow us at http://www.facebook.com/mccarthystone http://www.twitter.com/mccarthystone


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Hazel Taylor

Red Angel PR 0131 441 9803/07709 317 289