Every golf enthusiast aspires to live close to a golf course, but there cannot be anything that compares to living on the 18th hole of the Old Course, St. Andrews, one of the finest heathland championship courses, where the game was invented.
Residents at Hamilton Grand, the “second most photographed building in golf” consisting of luxurious two, three- and four-bedroom apartments, can enjoy unparalleled views of St Andrew’s Old Course, the oldest and most iconic golf course in the world, as well as magnificent panoramic views over the surrounding countryside all the way to the sea. With 10 golf courses in the immediate area and more than 30 within a half-hour’s drive, St. Andrews is a true golf Mecca.
Designed to seamlessly merge the essences of tranquil indoor and outdoor living, residences boast unique architectural features such as high ceilings, arched windows, columns and private balconies. Exquisite furnishings and finishes combine with an unrivalled attention to detail, such as the golfing memorabilia. Apartments come furnished with bathroom fixtures, kitchen cabinets and appliances. Kohler Design Services offer bespoke interior design solutions including furnishing, flooring, lighting, painting or wall coverings, and cater to every taste from traditional Scottish to contemporary.
Hamilton Grand features include a private lounge for residents and a sensational roof terrace, which is the perfect place to watch the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship from this September, or The Open in 2021. The Open will be the 150th championship and the 30th time that St Andrews has hosted the world’s biggest and most popular golf event.Golf membership of The Duke’s Course, a championship parkland course is available to residents for an additional fee. For a minimal annual fee, Hamilton Grand owners who are permanent residents for more than six months per annum are eligible to apply for a links ticket providing access to the Old Course and the six other courses of the St Andrews Links Trust.
The residences are managed by the Old Course Hotel, and residents also benefit from complimentary membership at the resort’s Kohler Waters Spa and Fitness Centre including a 20-metre swimming pool and rooftop hot tub, and priority dining at the hotel as well as butler service, valet parking, private chefs and full housekeeping services.
Hamilton Grand residents enjoy access to not only the finest golf, but also the top-class dining in Scotland. St Andrews newest ‘19th hole’ is directly adjacent to the residences is Hams Hame Pub Grill, offering Scottish cuisine, and the neighbouring Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa features the Road Hole Restaurant, rated 3 AA Rosettes, and the elegantly casual Sands Grill.
Steeped in history and charm, Thomas Hamilton built the Grand Hotel more than a century ago as an illustrious retreat and Kohler Co. – one of United States’ largest privately held companies with an award-winning reputation for restoring property – breathed new life into Hamilton Grand, returning the landmark to its original splendour.
Kohler is no stranger to creating much sought-after golf destinations, not just in Scotland but in the United States of America too. Destination Kohler, Wisconsin’s golf leader, has ushered in a new era for the midwestern state with four internationally acclaimed Pete Dye-designed courses across Whistling Straits and Blackwolf Run, and three courses winning a spot-on Golf Digest’s Top 100 Public Courses list.Kohler Golf has collectively hosted six Major Championships with the Straits at Whistling Straits gearing up to host golf’s preeminent international competition, the 2020 Ryder Cup. The Straits, sculpted along two miles of dramatically rugged Lake Michigan shoreline, will proudly become the first public course in 29 years to host the prestigious tournament. This incredible honour is testimony to Kohler Co’s ability to transform golfing courses into international destinations in their own right.
Apartments at Hamilton Grand are available on a freehold basis, and range in size from 1,053 to 2,779 square feet, starting at £1,050,000 with a rental management programme offered.