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4 bedroom house for sale

Parklands, Benvane Road, Glenrothes, Fife

Offers in Excess of £745,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Family Home in Private Grounds
  • 4 Reception Rooms
  • 4 Bedrooms (3 with en suite)
  • Shower Room
  • Kitchen / Breakfast Room

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


Parklands is set within the Formonthills area of Glenrothes, and is well located for easy access both north and south via the A92 dual carriageway which connects onto the national motorway network. There is a train station in Markinch 3 miles away, offering regular services on the Edinburgh - Aberdeen main line and the Fife Circle, with connections at Edinburgh to Glasgow and London..

Primary and secondary schooling is available locally in Glenrothes. There are a number of private schools in the surrounding area including Strathallan, Dollar Academy, Kilgraston (girls) and St Leonards and Glenalmond, as well as several in Edinburgh

For those who enjoy golf, Fife is renowned for a variety of the best courses Scotland has to offer. In addition to Balbirnie Park in nearby Markinch, there are the world renowned courses at St Andrews, Kingsbarns and numerous local courses.


Parklands is a detached family home commanding an elevated position and set within gardens and paddock of approximately four acres. Built about 14 years ago, the property provides a wealth of beautifully appointed and flexible accommodation. Of particular note is the striking central staircase. The kitchen is well planned and lavishly equipped, and each of the four double bedrooms has its own en suite or adjacent shower room. The luxurious master bedroom suite has two dressing areas and a wonderfully indulgent bathroom with a steam shower and a sauna.


A pillared front entrance leads to a panelled timber door giving access to the main reception hall.

Reception Hall
An imposing reception area with central stairway, dividing left and right, to the first floor. The hallway has beech style wood flooring with oak inlay, cornicing with a floral motif and wall lighting. Off the hall, to either side of the front door, are a cloakroom and a WC. Partially glazed doors give access to the family room, the kitchen and the lounge.


WC, pedestal wash hand basin, ceramic tiled floor, arrow slit style window, downlighting and tiling to dado height.

Partially glazed double doors from the hallway open to the beautifully appointed formal lounge which faces south west and overlooks the front entrance and driveway. Central ceiling rose and matching cornicing, dado railing, wall lighting and archway to dining room.

Dining room
A wonderful room for entertaining, with views over the rear gardens and paddock beyond. Central ceiling rose, matching cornicing with plaster inlay, dado rail, partially glazed double doors leading through to the sitting room.

Sitting room
A less formal room with double doors onto the patio outside and fine views over the rear garden and paddock beyond. This room has beech style wood flooring with oak inlay, plain cornicing, matching ceiling rose and downlighters. Gothic archway leading to the breakfasting kitchen.

Breakfasting kitchen
A lavishly and comprehensively equipped breakfasting kitchen overlooking the rear gardens and paddock. Tiled splashbacks, granite work surfaces incorporating two butler's sinks, central preparation island incorporating a wine rack and microwave, display shelving low voltage lighting, work surface lighting and illuminated display cabinet.

Family room
An open archway leads from the kitchen to a comfortable family room which is south facing and overlooks the driveway and turning circle with garden and countryside views beyond. Ornate ceiling rose with matching cornice and dado rail.

Utility room
Wall and floor mounted oak style units with illuminated work surface incorporating an inset single drainer sink with mixer tap. Plumbing for automatic washing machine, tiled splashbacks, plain coving, and partially glazed door to rear gardens. From the utility room a doorway leads to the office annexe.

This area can be accessed from the utility room or by its own separate entrance hall and comprises one main room, currently used as an office, an ante-room and a WC. This part of the house could be turned into self-contained accommodation.

The office itself is a well proportioned room with windows to the rear and side with views of the garden and the paddock beyond. Plain coving, dado rail and wall lights. Door to the garage.

Side Entrance hall
Partially double glazed door with window to side and doorway leading to principal office, plain coving, dado rail.

Window to the side driveway and gardens.

WC, wash hand basin, ceramic tiled floor and wall tiling to dado height. Window to the side.

First floor
From the main reception hall the stairway rises to a half landing which splits left and right and gives access to the galleried landing. The landing itself has a fine balustrade to the stairwell with turned spindles. Wall lights and central ceiling rose with matching cornicing.

Master bedroom suite
Divided into three areas comprising bedroom and two dressing rooms with fitted wardrobes. There are windows on three sides with woodland and countryside views. Cornicing and downlighters.

Master en suite bathroom
Superbly appointed bathroom comprising double shower/steam room, corner bath, inlaid twin wash hand basins, WC and sauna. Ceramic tiled floor, downlighters, wall tiling with contrast colours, heated towel rail, windows to rear.

Guest bedroom
Front facing double bedroom with views over the driveway and turning circle and countryside views beyond. It has a fitted wardrobe with mirror fronted sliding doors.

En suite shower room
Shower, wash hand basin, WC, ceramic tiled floor, tiled walls and wall mirror.

Bedroom 3
Another front facing double bedroom with views over the turning circle and gardens to the Fife hills beyond. It has a fitted wardrobe with mirror fronted sliding doors.

En suite shower room
Shower, wash hand basin, WC, ceramic tiled floor, tiled walls and wall mirror.

Bedroom 4
Double bedroom with twin windows overlooking the rear patio, garden and paddock beyond. It has a fitted wardrobe with mirror fronted sliding doors.

Adjacent shower room
Shower, wash hand basin, WC, ceramic tiled floor, tiled walls and wall mirror.


Large triple garage with automatic doors. The garage has windows to the rear giving ample natural light, a tiled floor and downlighters. It also has a telephone point, power, light and water, fitted floor and wall mounted storage cupboards with illuminated worktops, and access to the office area and to attic above.

Gardens and grounds
The entrance to Parklands is via imposing remotely controlled gates, set in decorative stone walls with pillars, opening to a monobloc driveway lit by ornamental lampposts. The driveway leads through the garden up to the front of the house and the garage. There is ample parking space for several cars. The driveway then continues round to the rear of the property giving vehicular access to the paddock. The gardens are mainly laid to lawn and are well sheltered to the front and south west sides by maturing trees providing privacy. There are further ornamental lampposts in the garden to the rear of the house where there is an extensive patio area accessed from the sitting room.

To the rear of the property is a well fenced paddock which is protected and screened by maturing trees, shrubs and bushes. The paddock has water and power supplies.


From the A92 at Glenrothes turn onto the B969 (Western Avenue) signposted Glenrothes North and Central. At the second roundabout take the third exit onto Formonthills Road. At the next main roundabout, at the top of Formonthills Road, take the second exit, onto Benvane Road. Continue to the end of Benvane Road as it follows the slope up the hill. Parklands is on the right hand side. Entry is via electrically operated double gates.


Mains gas, water, electricity and drainage. Gas-fired central heating.

Council Tax
Parklands is in Fife Council Tax Band H.

Fixtures and Fittings

Items to be included within the price are the oven, dishwasher, white goods, carpets and light fittings. Any further items may be purchased by separate negotiation.

Servitude rights, burdens and 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 referred to in the General Remarks and Stipulations or not. The Purchaser(s) will be held to have satisfied himself as to the nature of all such servitude rights and others.


Offers, in Scottish legal form, must be submitted by your solicitor to the Selling Agents.

It is intended to set a closing date but the seller reserves the right to negotiate a sale with a single party. All genuinely interested parties are advised to instruct their solicitor to note their interest with the Selling Agents immediately after inspection.


Savills, 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 here or elsewhere, either on their own behalf or on behalf of their client or otherwise. They assume no responsibility for any statement that may be made in these particulars. 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. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Savills have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.


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