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3 bedroom apartment for sale

Swaylands, Penshurst Road, Penshurst, Kent, TN11

Guide Price £720,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Reception Hall
  • Cloakroom
  • Drawing Room
  • Dining Room/Study
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • 3 Outstanding Bedroom Suites
  • Original Wine Cellar plus Storage
  • Gas Fired Central Heating
  • Garage
  • Designated Parking Space

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

This outstanding apartment is arranged with the main accommodation over two floors with a wonderful original wine cellar plus storage. The apartment forms part of this stunning, former Victorian mansion with its impressive castellated elevations with round and square turrets, stone mullion windows and massive chimneys, all maintained to a high standard. The apartment has a very spacious interior and has the following, particularly notable features. The spacious reception hall, with its high ceiling and impressive staircase to the first floor large galleried landing, creates an excellent first impression of the apartment. From here, double doors open to the large superbly fitted and equipped kitchen/breakfast room, or combined, as a more formal dining area. It includes an extensive range of cupboards and drawers with long granite work surfaces and cupboards above, integrated double oven, gas hob, microwave, coffee machine, wine cooler, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and washer/dryer etc. The drawing room is an elegant well proportioned room with a decorative plaster ceiling, fireplace with stone surround and mantle and outlooks over the landscaped garden. The second reception room, at present a study, could alternatively be used as a dining room. On the first floor there are three delightful bedroom suites, the principal bedroom also has a dressing area with fitted wardrobes and a well fitted bathroom with a separate shower. The second bedroom suite has a similar bathroom and there is a shower room with the third suite. The large, galleried landing also provides space for a study area. The apartment also has a wonderful temperature controlled wine cellar with the original arched brick wine bins.


Swaylands is set on the outskirts of the historic picturesque village of Penshurst, renowned for the magnificent Penshurst Place. Further, well known villages nearby include, Chiddingstone and Hever. The Spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells is about 6.5 miles away for excellent shopping facilities and amenities including many major national stores, theatres, a cinema complex, numerous restaurants, a sports and leisure centre, two golf courses and the famous Pantiles. The towns of Tonbridge and Sevenoaks are about 4 miles and 9 miles away respectively.


The apartment is set in beautiful, communal parkland landscaped gardens and grounds. The formal gardens include manicured terraced lawns with long gravel pathways and shrub borders, further wide expanses of lawn flanked by banks of Rhododendrons and trees. Next to the lake there is an impressive rockery and beyond this a formal cricket green and hard tennis court. There are fine mature trees throughout and areas of woodland. The garage is in an attractive courtyard block. In all, about 40 acres.

Additional Information

Train Services: Stations at Tonbridge and Hildenborough (about 5 miles) for trains to Charing Cross, London Bridge and Cannon Street from 40/45 minutes or Cowden for a direct service to London Bridge in about 50 minutes.
Road Communications: M25, junction 5, via the A21 about 10 miles.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
06 November 2015

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