6 bedroom detached house for salePearsons Green Road, Brenchley, Tonbridge, Kent, TN12
Sold STC £1,695,000
- Fine Edwardian home
- Semi rural location
- Paddock Wood station 2.7 miles
- Planning to build an annexe
- 4 reception rooms, 6 bedrooms
- delightful gardens and grounds
- about 6.4 acres
- EPC Rating = E
Impressive Edwardian country house set in an elevated position within established gardens and grounds of over 6 acres on the edge of the popular village of Brenchley
Oakdene is situated in a semi-rural setting, surrounded by its
own established gardens and grounds with views over adjoining
fields and countryside.
Comprehensive Shopping: Paddock Wood (2.5 miles),
Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells (8 miles).
Mainline Rail Services: Paddock Wood (2.7 miles) to Charing
Cross or Cannon Street.
Primary: Brenchley & Matfield, Horsmonden and other
surrounding village Primary schools.
State Schools: Mascalls Secondary School in Paddock Wood.
Various state schools in Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells.
Grammar Schools: Tonbridge & Tunbridge Wells.
Private Schools: Tonbridge & Sevenoaks Public Schools.
Benenden, Bedgbury, Sutton Valence and Kent College.
Preparatory Schools include; Yardley Court, Somerhill,
Homewood House, Hilden Grange, Hilden Oaks,
Marlborough House and Dulwich Prep.
Sporting Facilities: Putlands Sports and Leisure Centre.
Lamberhurst Golf Club. Tonbridge offers outdoor and indoor
swimming Pools, the Angel Leisure Centre and a range of
sporting clubs to include football, rugby, baseball, swimming
and sailing. The surrounding countryside offers lovely rural
walks, country pubs and sporting facilities.
Communications: The M25 can be accessed via the A21 (4
miles), linking to other motorway networks and Gatwick and
Oakdene is a fine example of an Edwardian family home with
impressive and well proportioned accommodation and character
features of the period. The house is well presented throughout and has been extended to include a generous oak framed garden room with a vaulted ceiling. Other features include wooden flooring, open fireplaces, sash windows, picture rails and cornice. Also of note are the delightful established gardens and grounds which provide a superb backdrop to the house together with a high degree of privacy, and amount to about 6.4 acres. The property benefits from planning to build ancillary accommodation within the grounds amounting to about 574 sq ft.
The principal reception rooms provide elegant entertaining
areas comprising a drawing room and dining room both of
which feature attractive open fireplaces, and with delightful
views over the gardens to the side. The garden room is an
impressive addition to the house with superb views over the
gardens, exposed timbers, a vaulted ceiling and double doors
to the terrace.
The sitting room provides informal living and has a bay
window incorporating French doors opening to the rear
terrace. It also features a fireplace with a Darby wood burning
The kitchen/breakfast room comprises a comprehensive range
of wall and base units by Smallbone featuring glass fronted
display cupboards and plate racks. There is space for a range
style oven, dishwasher and fridge freezer. Double doors open
to the side terrace.
The adjoining utility room provides additional storage and
space for appliances. A door leads to the cellar.
An elegant staircase rises from the dining hall to the spacious
landing which has an outlook over the gardens and adjoining
The master bedroom has an oriel to the side and bay window
to the rear with delightful garden views. There is a bank of
fitted wardrobes and a stylish en suite shower room.
There are four further bedrooms on this floor, two of which
have fitted wardrobes, and the remaining two are currently
being used as a dressing room and a study.
The family bathroom is well appointed and features a roll top
bath and separate shower cubicle. An adjoining W.C completes
the first floor.
Arranged over the second floor is a studio suite, with a south
facing balcony with far reaching views. There is a well
appointed shower room and a bedroom completing the
Externally is a coal store and an attractive vine house on the
south facing terrace. The house is approached over a gravel drive which provides ample parking, and leads to the detached garage with a workshop and garden store area.
The gardens are principally laid to lawn with many varieties of
specimen trees and shrubs enclosed by mature hedging. A
generous paved terrace sits to the south and east of the house
providing excellent areas for al fresco entertaining. Part of this
terrace has a veranda which adjoins the garden room and there
are well stocked raised beds. The gardens extend to a large area of woodland with a charming pond flanked with spring plants and aquatic planting. The woodland amounts to about 4.5
Planning permission exists to build ancillary accommodation
within the gardens on the former site of a greenhouse. The
footings are in place.
Square Footage: 4,055 sq ft
Acreage: 6.4 Acres
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