I really like living at Fife Park. I know it's not the most popular choice and the long walk can definitely be a pain, but the flats are so nice. The beds are all doubles, the room's have private bathrooms, and the shared kitchens and living space is nice. The social experience is great if you like your flatmates and know people who live nearby, but if you're not on a dining plan and you don't hang out in the reception area a lot you don't really meet other people as much. I personally like walking so most of the time I don't mind the distance I'm happy to have that time -- it's good exercise and I get through a ton of audiobooks -- but it does take up a lot of time. Buses are a good alternative and the weekly pass is about £9 for students, which gets you unlimited rides in the St Andrews area.