- Detached family home with stunning countryside views
- Spacious reception room
- Galleried bedroom with mezzanine level
- Double garage
- Large glass roofed veranda
- Beautifully fitted kitchen/breakfast room
- Five double bedrooms
- Off street parking
- Pretty landscaped gardens
- Glass fronted enclosed garden room
From its elevated position it enjoys privacy from the nearby road with its pretty gardens front and back giving the home picturesque views from every window drawing the outside in.
It is ideally located for families with professional needs as it is a stone's throw from easy access to the M25, fast rail connections to central London and first class schools.
A sweeping block paved driveway winds you upwards to the house with ample off street parking for at least 3 cars. A large lawned area to the front with a central circular bed overflowing with interesting plants, flowers and shrubbery draws the eye further into the lush green distance.
Two sets of stone steps take you up to the front door and into the neat inner lobby which has plenty of room for coats and shoes. Double fully glazed doors open into the entrance hall with an abundance of concealed storage and warm wooden flooring which runs seamlessly throughout the whole ground floor.
The wonderfully light triple aspect living room stretches from the front of the house to the back with the warm wooden flooring and exposed brick surround real wood fireplace adding warmth to the room. Every window delivers the room with a fantastic view and there is plenty of space for furniture. An ideal spot for a dining table and chairs is in front of the rear aspect window which has glorious views out over the glazed garden room into the lush green garden beyond.
A door to the left leads you into the bright well equipped kitchen. It has an abundance of cream cabinetry and a double butler sink which sits below a large window framing a fantastic garden view enabling you to star gaze as you wash up. A practical pull out table top, integrated dishwasher and side by side double fitted fridge freezer deliver all your families' culinary needs.
A rear door opens onto the most fantastic veranda whose glazed roof protects you from the elements as you sit lazily enjoying views over the Mediterranean-style garden with its paving, herbs, and array of palms, flowers and plants. There is a superb raised stone terrace which is romantically framed by box hedging, pergola post ropes and climbers providing a perfect setting for alfresco dining. With the addition of large lawned areas, a wooden shed, rear access to the double garage and an enclosed glazed garden room this garden really does deliver on all fronts and in all weathers too.
Returning to the house and to the right of the kitchen double wooden doors lead you into a large room which could be used as a 5th bedroom or a separate dining room, dependant on your families' needs.
A further front aspect bedroom and a sizable cloakroom with separate shower cubicle complete the fantastic family friendly ground floor.
Climbing the stairs with a mid-height landing window lighting your way you will find three further double bedrooms all with glorious garden views and a family bathroom. The master bedroom is majestically large with bedroom two providing a unique galleried mezzanine level affording you plenty of versatile space and storage with superb high ceilings and lots of character.
This is a great family home which will provide a happy sense of space and light as well as benefitting from amazing gardens and glorious open countryside views.
A must see!
Canopied porch to part glazed entrance door, which opens to:
Inner lobby with space for coats and shoes with glazed double doors opening to:
Large entrance hall with wooden floor, radiator, two double storage cupboards with hanging and shelf space sitting either side of an open inset arch, large walk in under stairs storage cupboard and doors to:
Sitting/Dining Room: 24'1 x 15' Two double glazed side aspect windows with views of the side garden, double glazed front aspect window with views of the front garden and driveway, double glazed rear aspect window looking out over the garden room to bring in views of the rear garden, open fireplace with period cast iron insert and exposed brick surround and hearth, wooden flooring and radiators. With its triple aspect windows, the room is a wonderfully light and airy space, perfect for relaxing and entertaining in.
Cloakroom/shower room: 6'6 x 6'1' Front aspect double glazed opaque window, vanity unit with inset wash basin, low level WC, walk in shower cubicle and heated towel rail.
Bedroom 4: 13' x 10' Double glazed front aspect window overlooking the driveway and front garden, wooden floor, fitted double wardrobe with internal shelving and cupboard above and radiator.
Bedroom 5/Dining Room: 14'1 x 13' Double glazed rear aspect window overlooking the rear garden veranda and terrace, fitted double storage cupboard with internal shelving, radiator and double doors which open to:
Kitchen/Breakfast Room: 15'9 x 10'8' Large rear aspect double glazed window overlooking the veranda and garden, fitted electric oven, 4 ring electric hob, integrated dishwasher, double side by side integrated fridge/freezer with cupboarding above, double white ceramic butler sink, space and plumbing for washing machine, wooden floor, radiator and door providing access to the veranda and rear garden. The kitchen has plenty of worktop space, a pull out table top and a good selection of eye and base level cream units.
Stairs up to first floor landing with mid landing front aspect window, large storage cupboard with shelving for linen and providing housing for the water cylinder and doors to:
Bedroom 1/Master Bedroom: 17' x 13'3' Rear aspect double glazed window with views of the garden, a full wall width of fitted wardrobes with integral shelving and radiator.
Bedroom 2: 17' x 8'10' Double glazed rear aspect velux ceiling window, open eaves storage running the perimeter of the room and radiator. A galleried mezzanine level with stairs leading down to an additional room, 11'10 x 11'3', with double glazed rear aspect velux ceiling window, open eaves storage running the perimeter of the room and radiator.
Bedroom 3: 17' x 11'7' Rear aspect double glazed velux ceiling window, two recess eaves storage cupboards and radiator.
Family Bathroom: Front aspect double glazed window, panel enclosed bath with hand held shower attachment sitting in a tiled walled inset frame, pedestal wash basin and low level WC, heated towel rail and radiator.
Outside: The house is approached via a block paved driveway leading to a tarmac area with parking for several cars. Mature trees, hedging and shrubs border the perimeter of the house which together with its elevated position screen it from the street affording it considerable privacy. A variety of shrubs, plants and flowers are dotted around the front of the house, its front lawn having a circular bed with a further variety of plants and flowers. A double garage with lighting and electricity sits to the left of the property with back access to the rear garden with additional access being given by double wooden side gates. The beautiful rear garden is laid mainly to lawn with a stone terrace area wrapping around the back of the home bordering its large, long open veranda edged by a low brick wall and having a glazed roof. An enclosed glazed garden room sits at the far end of the veranda which looks into the living room as well as the garden. It too has a glazed roof. A variety of trees and mature perimeter shrubs and flower beds edge the lawn with another circular central bed housing more trees and plants. A raised stone floor seating area perfect for alfresco dining sits to the rear of the garage and is partially enclosed by box hedging and wooden roped pergola posts. The garden wraps around the terrace area with a further lawned area, a large wooden shed and defined flower beds containing a variety of mature plants.
Local authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
Council tax: Band G (£2,467)
EPC: E (51)
Rental and security deposit: equivalent of 5 weeks' rent
Available from 1st August, 2020
No administration fees
Area information: Southborough, Tunbridge Wells
Southborough lies just a couple of miles north outside the historic spa town of Tunbridge Wells with its big retail names and its Georgian colonnade, the Pantiles, offering a vibrant café culture.
It also sits just south of Tonbridge, with the A26 passing through it offering easy access to the A21 which leads to the M25.
Southborough Common, situated towards The Haven's end of the village, is a conservation area where cricket has been played for more than 200 years.
If you're a runner, dog owner or casual walker, the woodland area of the Southborough Common, nestled behind St. Peters Church, is a very beautiful space. Ancient and young trees slope down to a stream with access to Holden Pond and Bidborough and Speldhurst villages beyond.
Excellent secondary, independent, preparatory and private schools can be found in both Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge, while Southborough and Bidborough have their very own primary schools. High Weald House is also within the catchment areas for the 5 highly regarded and sought after Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge Grammar Schools.
The nearest mainline station to St Mary's is Tonbridge Station (1.5 miles), with fast and frequent train services to London Charing Cross. There are also mainline stations on the same line at High Brooms (2.5 miles) and Tunbridge Wells. Tonbridge Station has two lines passing through, it provides on average 34 trains a day from Tonbridge to London Bridge in as little as 40 minute journeys. There is also a luxury coach service, that drops up and collects a short walk from the house, straight to Canary Wharf, the City, Embankment and other central London destinations. It is half the cost of rail travel enabling you to slumber or work using its Wi-Fi connectivity as you travel.
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