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The Old Mill is our development in the popular town of Markinch, Fife. Offering 70 two, three and four bedroom homes, this development is ideal if you’re a fan of the great outdoors as Lomond Hill Regional Park is on your doorstep.
The Old Mill is on the edge of Markinch, which lies a few miles east of Glenrothes. A sought-after place to live, it combines a historical setting with fantastic access to modern amenities and a welcoming community. The Old Mill is an ideal location close to the A92 heading north to Balfarg and south to Thornton, plus it’s within easy reach of Markinch train station.
The town of Markinch may not be large but it’s home to an abundance of green open spaces including two major parks. John Dixon Park provides children's all-weather play facilities and football pitches, while Balbirnie Park has a mix of amenities for all to enjoy including picnic areas, woodland walks, bridle paths, wildlife areas, a caravan site and golf course.
Other local facilities include a primary school, a selection of local shops and train station. The successful new town of Glenrothes is just a short distance away offering its own local amenities including Kingdom Shopping Centre for all of your shopping needs, plus Michael Woods Sports and Leisure Centre. There is also Rothes Halls which hosts live performances such as music concerts, stand-up comedy, theatre, dance and children’s shows - perfect for a family day out.
There are many charming places to visit in and around our exciting new development including country parks and beautiful beaches close to Markinch, such as Fife coastal path and Leven Beach. Another popular place to visit is Lomond Hill Regional Park with breath-taking views and fun family days out, which offer visitors 25 miles of moorland, lochs and farmland to explore. Living in Markinch means you get the best of both worlds, with elegant landscapes on your doorstep as well as easy access to local amenities.
Families with children are well catered for in Markinch, with a range of schools, colleges and nursery’s close to our new development. Ideal for a range of families they include Markinch Primary School, Carleton Primary School, Auchmuty High School, Peek-A-Boo Nursery and Fife College. Many local schools also offer after school activities such as football, swimming, tennis and music lessons. There are also a handful of local play areas and open outdoor space in the area, perfect for a family walk or an afternoon picnic.
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Don't delay; reserve now and take advantage of our home of the week offer using the Government-assisted Help to Buy (Scotland) scheme. If you have a 5% deposit, you could be eligible for an interest free equity loan of up to 15%, taking your mortgage borrowing down to 80%.
Even better, for this week only you could be enjoying OUR DREAM START PACKAGE which includes flooring throughout! RESERVE THIS WEEKEND AND WE’LL ALSO GIVE YOU EXTRA KITCHEN APPLIANCES + £1000 TOWARDS YOUR LEGAL FEES!.
There's never been a better time to move.
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The Scottish Government has announced an extension to the Help to Buy (Scotland) scheme to cover the needs of over 60s who need to move but can’t afford to.
So if you’re over 60 and can demonstrate a ‘housing need to move’, then this could be the perfect scheme for you. There’s a set of criteria you’ll need to be aware of:
You’ll need to demonstrate a housing need to move which should include at least one of the following:
For further information contact your nearest Persimmon development in Scotland or visit the updated Scottish Government Help to Buy website.
4 bedroom detached house
4 bedroom 3 storey house
3 bedroom semi detached house
2 bedroom mid terrace house
3 bedroom detached house
3 bedroom end terrace house
If you would like to know more about Markinch, please call 01592802817 and we will be happy to tell you more.
Markinch has a range of small local shops and
eateries, for larger shops Glenrothes is nearby which is home to Kingdom
Shopping Centre which has a selection of shops and a cinema. The town also has
a range of supermarkets including Asda, Aldi and Morrisons to name a few.
The successful new town of Glenrothes is just a short distance away offering its own local amenities including Kingdom Shopping Centre for all of your shopping needs, plus Michael Woods Sports and Leisure Centre. There is also Rothes Halls which hosts live performances such as music concerts, stand-up comedy, theatre, dance and children’s shows - perfect for a family day out.
Families with children are well catered for in Markinch, with a range of schools, colleges and nursery’s close to our new development. Ideal for a range of families they include Markinch Primary School, Carleton Primary School, Auchmuty High School, Peek-A-Boo Nursery and Fife College. Many local schools also offer afterschool activities such as football, swimming, tennis and music lessons. There are also a handful of local play areas and open outdoor space in the area, perfect for a family walk or an afternoon picnic.
Markinch has its own train station heading north to Ladybank and south to Kirkcaldy that runs every 30 minutes. There are several local bus routes within the area running into neighbouring towns and villages, including Glenrothes, Leslie and Coaltown of Balgonie. The A92 is also nearby which links to the A91 to the north and A915 to the south.
Preston Hall Road bus stop: 0.5 miles
Glenrothes town centre: 1.6 miles
Markinch train station: 1.6 miles
Lomond Hills Regional Park: 6.3 miles
Markinch has a pharmacy and local medical practice, it is also has Glenrothes Hospital which is a 1.6 miles from the development.
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For full details on the Help to Buy Scheme please see the Government's most recent document.
Every effort has been taken to ensure the information provided here is accurate however, particulars regarding local amenities and their distances are for general guidance only. Where schools and other educational facilities are mentioned they are intended to highlight their distance from the development and don’t represent a guarantee of admission or eligibility. Travel times and distances assume journeys are made by car. Times are likely to vary according to travel conditions and time of day.
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