Offers Over, £725,000

Bennochy Road, Kirkcaldy, Fife

6 5 5 Detached

Property Summary

A most impressive “B” listed Victorian home (circa 1896) set within landscaped gardens and offering a fine mix of luxury and character. Sauchendene enjoys a prime position in Kirkcaldy`s most sought after residential setting enjoying great privacy but also easy access to the extensive amenities of Kirkcaldy. These include excellent shopping facilities, edge of town retailers, banks, professional offices, sporting facilities, golf courses, Adam Smith Centre and recreational amenities. The rail station with Edinburgh, Dundee and Aberdeen services is within walking distance approximately 0.6 miles from the property. There is good local primary and secondary schooling within walking distance and an excellent array of private schools in Edinburgh. Dunfermline 15 miles, St Andrews 25 miles, Edinburgh Airport 25 miles, Edinburgh City Centre 28 miles, Dundee 30 miles, Perth 35 miles & Glasgow 55 miles.

Directions

Enter Kirkcaldy on the A92 Eastern Link Road from Edinburgh and Dunfermline. Take the first sign post for Kirkcaldy from the A92 and go straight ahead at the first roundabout and turn right at the 2nd roundabout onto the A910. Follow this road to the next roundabout and turn right onto Forth Avenue. At the next roundabout turn left onto Bennochy Road and turn left again at the next roundabout. Sauchendene is set on the right hand side just opposite the Squash Club and Health Centre.

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Property Description

Description

The surrounding countryside is ideal for outdoor pursuits with many fine golf courses between Kirkcaldy and St Andrews, sailing facilities, coastal walks and equestrian facilities, Edinburgh is only a short journey away by road or rail with an excellent airport, superb shopping, leisure and cultural facilities.

Sauchendene is a wonderful home which successfully blends original Victorian character with modern day luxury. The subjects were built in circa 1896 to the highest of standards in a neo Georgian style. The accommodation is formed over 3 floors extending to 7,392 square feet (687.0sqm).

The accommodation includes on the lower floor 5 character public rooms, a spacious breakfasting kitchen with a large pantry, a utility room and 2 toilets. On the upper floor there are 4 bedrooms, a master with en-suite bathroom and dressing room, a 2nd bedroom with en-suite shower room, 2 bathrooms and an extensive study with scope to be used as a self contained area. The attic floor offers 2 further bedrooms, a shower room and a large room presently utilised as a gym but with potential to be a cinema room or suited to a range of other purposes.

Almost all of the original period features have been retained including an impressive staircase, fireplaces, panelled doors, craftsman wood finishes and decorative plasterwork. The required modern features have been sympathetically incorporated within the design including a gas fired central heating system, a high quality fitted kitchen, luxury bathrooms and an alarm system. The overall design is perfect for family use with a lovely mix of living and bedroom space within a charming design. Some of the upper floor rooms have views to The Firth of Forth and the property does feature extensive storage space throughout.

Living Room

19' x 15' 5" (5.80m x 4.70m)

Cloak Room

14' 5" x 8' 2" (4.40m x 2.50m)

WC

5' 7" x 2' 11" (1.70m x 0.90m)

Library

12' 2" x 6' 3" (3.70m x 1.90m)

Kitchen

19' x 14' 9" (5.80m x 4.50m)

Larder

15' 9" x 8' 10" (4.80m x 2.70m)

Utility Room

17' 9" x 9' 2" (5.40m x 2.80m)

Dining Room

25' 3" x 22' (7.70m x 6.70m)

Sitting Room

28' 10" x 27' 7" (8.80m x 8.40m)

Sun Room

16' 9" x 10' 10" (5.10m x 3.30m)

WC

8' 2" x 2' 7" (2.50m x 0.80m)

First Floor

Master Bedroom

17' 9" x 16' 9" (5.40m x 5.10m)

Ensuite

16' 1" x 10' 2" (4.90m x 3.10m)

Dressing Room

14' 9" x 11' 6" (4.50m x 3.50m)

Bedroom 2

21' 8" x 15' 9" (6.60m x 4.80m)

Ensuite

11' 2" x 4' 7" (3.40m x 1.40m)

Bedroom 3

15' 9" x 14' 9" (4.80m x 4.50m)

Bedroom 4

15' 9" x 11' 2" (4.80m x 3.40m)

Bathroom

11' 6" x 7' 10" (3.50m x 2.40m)

Study

28' 10" x 19' (8.80m x 5.80m)

Bathroom

9' 10" x 7' 7" (3.00m x 2.30m)

Second Floor

Bedroom 5

24' 7" x 13' 9" (7.50m x 4.20m)

Bedroom 6

11' 6" x 11' 2" (3.50m x 3.40m)

Shower Room

8' 2" x 7' 3" (2.50m x 2.20m)

Attic Store

27' 7" x 11' 10" (8.40m x 3.60m)

Gym

27' 7" x 13' 9" (8.40m x 4.20m)

Garden

Outside the property enjoys beautifully landscaped grounds which provide great privacy and amenity. The property has a detached double garage with electric doors. The garden grounds are designed for easy maintenance and enjoy a range of areas for sitting out. The impressive Koi pond in the front garden is particularly worthy of note.

This is an outstanding opportunity to acquire one of Kirkcaldy's finest homes.

Services

Gas central heating, mains electricity, mains water and mains drainage.

Contact Details

Andrew H Watt
Delmor Independent Estate Agents & Mortgage Broker
17 Whytescauseway
Kirkcaldy
Fife
KY1 1XF

Tel: 01592 201 500
Fax: 01592 202 520
www.delmorestateagents.co.uk

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