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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Chestnut Avenue, Southborough

Sold STC £800,000

Property Description

Key features

  • New To The Market For Over 50 Years
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Original Features Throughout
  • Two Reception Rooms With Fabulous Garden Views
  • Scope To Extend Subject To Planning
  • Stunning Gardens With Fruit Trees And Vegetable Patch
  • Within Walking Distance To Primary, Secondary And Grammar Schools
  • Short Walk To Mainline Train Station
  • Garage And Off-Road Parking

Full description

**Chain-Free** £800,000-£850,000 LeGrys are pleased to bring to market this rather beautiful, four bedroom detached family home believed to date back to the early 1900's. The property has retained an abundance of delightful, period features throughout to include the original solid wooden doors, beautiful wooden floorboards, picture rails, servants bells, high skirting boards etc. This delightful home has been maintained on the outside however it gives excellent scope to internally modernise and extend the house (STPP). The property is set within spacious and beautifully maintained grounds to include off-road parking and garage. Chestnut Avenue is one of the area's most favoured roads with its close proximity to some of the towns leading schools, amenities and main line train station. Please call a member of our sales team to register your interest.From the imposing entrance (with solid wood door and leaded light windows) you are greeted by the spacious downstairs hallway with attractive solid wood panelling to the walls. From the hallway you will find both reception rooms along with the kitchen and downstairs cloakroom.The well proportioned living room enjoys outlooks to the front, side and rear of the property, with the latter offering lovely views to the lovely rear gardens. A lovely open fireplace and original timber floorboards complete the living room.Sitting between the living room and kitchen you will find the dining room, which again offers pleasant garden views. The dining room has another open fireplace and a single door which opens to the garden.The kitchen includes a tall fitted cupboard, large walk in larder and space for a small table. A door leads from the kitchen to a utility space where you will find the sink, space for washing machine, another walk in larder and a door giving garden access. The kitchen also houses the boiler for the central heating.Completing the ground floor is the cloakroom with Thomas Crapper toilet and wash basin.From the downstairs hallway the solid wood staircase leads you to the first floor, with a tall window above the stairs allowing for lots of natural light. From the spacious hallway you will find fitted cupboards for storage, four bedrooms, cloakroom and bathroom.The double aspect principle bedroom is a generous size with its elevated position making the most of the attractive garden views. A large amount of walk in eaves space is available from the master bedroom with the potential for making an en-suite shower room. Further space is available for free-standing furniture.Bedroom two is of a similar size to the master bedroom and is again double aspect and is complete with lovely timber floorboards, an open brick surround fireplace and with lots of space for additional free-standing furniture.The third bedroom is another double and is positioned at the rear of the first floor with an open fireplace (with brick surround), space for furniture and garden views.Bedroom four is a single bedroom with vast amounts of fitted wardrobes and is again positioned at the rear of the first floor.Completing the first floor are the bathroom and the WC, which can be found separately. The bathroom includes a large bath (with shower attachment) and Twyfords wash basin.The landing also provides access to the spacious, partly boarded loft.Surrounding the property are the beautiful, mature, well-stocked gardens. The front of the property is well screened with a well maintained hedgerow which naturally provides privacy to the property. The front garden also contains shrubs, bushes and pretty flowerbeds.The front garden wraps to the side of the property and to the rear where you will find a vast area of lawn, ideal for those with children. A raised area of patio runs along the back of the house from where there is access to the outside store and garage (with electric front door).Surrounding the large sunny lawn are lovely well kept flowerbeds and hedgerows, to the rear of the garden you will find the vegetable patch, apple trees and garden shed.LocationTunbridge Wells is home to a number of well-regarded schools the closest being St. Matthews and St Johns Primary and nearby Secondary schools include Skinners Grammar School, Tunbridge Wells Boys Grammar & Tunbridge Wells Girls Grammar, (TWGGS). Aside from the Grammar schools, there are a number of other choices including the Bennett Memorial Diocesan School, St Gregory s Catholic School and the Skinners Academy. The property is well situated for a range of shops and services close by with many of the well-known high street retailers in the Royal Victoria Place Shopping Centre as well as the more individual independent shops and restaurants in both Tunbridge Wells High Street and Southborough High Street as well as the historic Pantiles.For leisure, Knights Park offers a multi-screen cinema complex, a bowling alley and health/fitness club for those looking for activities close by as well as a number of Parks and recreation grounds, the closest being The Ridgeway, Southborough Common and Pennington Park and , all offering a range of activities depending on your preferences. Further facilities are available on the fringes of the town and in the surrounding countryside for a range of activities such as golf, cycling, horse riding, sailing and many others.Transport links from Chesnut Avenue are excellent with High Brooms Main Line Station just a short walk away offering a regular service to London (to the North) and Hastings (to the South). The A21 is easily accessible just north of Southborough which gives access to the coast (to the South) and the M25 (to the North). Gatwick Airport is also within easy reach being around 25 miles away.

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13 October 2016


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