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6 bedroom house for sale
Holmewood Ridge, Langton Green, Langton Green, Tunbridge Wells, TN3 0BN
- Millwood Designer Homes house
- High spec commission design
- 3/4 reception rooms
- 6/7 bedrooms
- Just under 3/4 of an acre
Appledore is located on the sought-after private road, Holmewood Ridge, close to Langton Green village on the outskirts of Tunbridge Wells. The village offers a public house, butcher, bakery, restaurant, convenience store and petrol station. www.langtongreen.org.uk.
Comprehensive shopping: Tunbridge Wells (about 2 miles).
Communications: The A21 links to the M25 and other motorway networks, Gatwick and Heathrow airports and to the coast.
Appledore was built in 2004 by Millwood Designer Homes Ltd under a design and build arrangement with the current owners who opted for a bespoke upgraded specification including flooring, kitchen, bathrooms, oak staircase, sound-proofed floors, Cat5 media cabling supporting an integrated Linn Knekt multi-room audio/ visual control system and Lutron integrated mood and security lighting including table lamp and outside light circuits. The house is light and well-proportioned with accommodation arranged over three floors.
Just under 3/4 of an acre.
A covered porch with double wooden doors leads to the entrance hall.
The entrance hall has Italian terracotta floor tiles with marble inserts and an oak staircase ascending to the first floor. A separate staircase ascends to the games room above the garage. Glazed double doors with decorative architraves lead to the main reception rooms with further doors opening to the cloakroom, kitchen, utility room and study. Cloaks cupboard. An internal decorative window looks through to the breakfast area.
Triple aspect drawing room featuring an inglenook fireplace with reclaimed oak bressemer beam above, French doors leading out to the gardens to the rear terrace/deck, oak flooring, decorative cornicing, ceiling speakers and wall light points.
Dining room with bay window providing a view over the rear garden, oak flooring, decorative cornicing, ceiling speakers.
The study has a bay window to the front and oak flooring.
The kitchen is open plan to the breakfast area and family room and is fitted with oak Mobalpa ProvenÃ§al style wall and base units with light granite worktops over. The units incorporate an island with breakfast bar and a fitted dresser/larder in the breakfast area. Integrated appliances include a Miele dishwasher, De Dietrich 5 ring hob with Elica extractor hood over, De Dietrich double oven, microwave and Miele warming drawer. There is housing and connections for an American style fridge/freezer. Stainless steel undermount 1 Â½ bowl sink. Tiled splashbacks. French doors open to the garden terrace/deck to the rear. Porcelanosa floor tiles. The family area has a triple aspect with a further door to the rear terrace. Ceiling speakers. Wall light points.
The utility room has fitted wall and base units with woodblock worktop over and a butler sink. There is generous space and connections for a washing machine and tumble drier. The hot water tank is housed in a capacious airing cupboard. There is an additional cloakroom as well as doors to the garden and integral garage.
Master bedroom suite comprising a south-facing bedroom, dressing area with several built-in wardrobes and an en suite bathroom complete with Jacuzzi corner spa bath, his and hers Philippe Starck design washbasins on vanity stands, separate double shower cubicle with multi jets, drench head and hand held shower attachments. Heated towel rail. Ceiling speakers switchable between bedroom and bathroom.
Triple aspect guest bedroom suite comprising south-facing bedroom, dressing area with built-in wardrobes and en suite shower room with double shower cubicle with drench head and hand held shower attachments. Under floor heating and heated towel rail.
There are two further bedrooms with south-facing windows overlooking the gardens (one with built-in wardrobe and one currently used as a gym) as well as a family bathroom on this floor. The bathroom has a Renaissance bath, separate shower cubicle and heated towel rail.
A separate staircase ascends from the entrance hall to a landing with access to the games/cinema room above the garage and adjacent shower room. The spacious games/cinema room has skylights, oak flooring and a set of French doors opening out to a Juliet balcony to the front. Concealed wiring for 5 speaker movie surround sound. This room, with its adjacent shower room, would be suitable for use as a teenager/au pair suite.
There are two further bedrooms and a shower room on the second floor. Both bedrooms are double aspect with dormer windows to the front and rear. The larger bedroom has a built-in wardrobe and oak flooring. The shower room has a double shower cubicle with drench head and hand held shower attachments.
Outside (about 0.71 of an acre)
The house is approached by way of a curved gravel driveway with extensive parking to the front of the house. There is an area of lawn to one side of the driveway, the borders having been planted with laurel hedging, mature shrubs and mature trees. A gate provides access to the side/rear of the house.
The triple bay garage has electric up-and-over doors, power and lighting and specialised PVC flooring with access through to both the house and the rear garden.
A pathway runs along the side of the house with a log and bin store and access to the boiler room and utility room. There are a couple of raised beds for herb and vegetable planting.
Immediately to the rear of the house is a full width hardwood (Iroko) decked terrace, which features a raised planter and steps leading down to the landscaped lawned garden.
There is a garden shed with light and power concealed to one side of the garden.
The garden is mostly laid to lawn. There is an attractive arbour and herbaceous beds/borders planted with rhododendrons, flowering cherry and other mature trees and shrubs.
There is extensive provision for garden lighting front and rear with time switches. Water taps are installed in remote parts of the garden.
Planning permission was granted in 2005 - now lapsed - (05/01332/FUL) to provide new entrance gates/walls and to enlarge the existing driveway entrance.
From our office in Tunbridge Wells head south down the high street to join London Road. At the roundabout take the second exit following the A26. At the next roundabout take the second exit onto Major York's Road. At the roundabout at the top of the hill take the 1st exit west on A264 (East Grinstead Road) past the Spa Hotel. After 1Â¼ miles turn left into Holmewood Ridge. Appledore occupies the far left corner plot where Holmewood Ridge crosses Barrow lane.