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Somerhill Mews & Stud, Tudeley, Tonbridge, Kent

Sold STC £525,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Lovely private country estate position
  • Double aspect views over adjoining fields
  • Distinctive features
  • Private Garden
  • Garage with room over

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Occupying a special, tucked away country estate position with dual aspect over adjoining fields, this sympathetically updated and enhanced period stable conversion truly is a unique buy

Sitting Room, Kitchen/Dining Room, Cloakroom, 2 Double Bedrooms, Bathroom, Study/Lounge Area, Laundry Cupboard, Rear Garden, Garage with Loft Store, EPC: C

Situation

Somerhill Mews & Stud is tucked-away down a long private driveway, surrounded by fields, in a private country estate. The area is designated as being within the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

It falls within the hamlet of Tudeley, which is best known for its Church, or the stained glass windows within the Church designed by the Russian artist, Marc Chagall.

Tudeley lies on the outskirts of the vibrant market town of Tonbridge, which offers a comprehensive range of shops, including a Waitrose supermarket and a selection of upper High Street brands. Royal Tunbridge Wells town centre is also only about 7 miles away providing further shopping and recreational opportunities.

Tonbridge mainline station has fast and frequent services to London Charring Cross (via London Bridge and Waterloo East) and Cannon Street from around 45 minutes. The A21 is just over 2 miles away providing direct dual carriageway access to the M25.

Nearby leisure facilities include golf at Poult Wood, Hilden Park and Nizels Golf Courses, the Angel Leisure Centre and Tonbridge Swimming Pool. Tonbridge School also has a Sports Centre with Gym and Swimming Pool. There are also numerous sports clubs including tennis, cricket, rugby and football.

Tonbridge also has several popular schools including grammar schools for both boys and girls.

Description

Levelswood Cottage is an attractive end of mews period stable conversion believed to date back to c1820, converted in the 1980s and considerably enhanced by the current owners in recent years.

The property enjoys a dual aspect over adjoining fields in a private country estate and benefits from a good sized private garden and garage with loft room.

Features

Views to the side and rear over adjoining fields.

Quiet little enclave of houses in a private country estate.

Distinctive features including one of the old stable partitions, sympathetically restored and incorporated into the open plan kitchen/dining room design.

Vaulted first floor ceilings with exposed beams.

Bespoke handcrafted fitted wardrobes and drawers in the master bedroom.

New boiler and Smart meter installed March 2016.

Woodburning stove in the triple aspect sitting room.

Engineered oak flooring through the entrance hall, ground floor cloakroom and dining room.

Traditional style double glazed casement windows, Velux skylights and an unusual diamond shaped window in the master bedroom overlooking the fields to the west.

Compact but practical fitted kitchen with cream units, woodblock worktop, limestone floor and wall tiles including integrated Neff appliances (conventional oven, microwave combi-oven, 4 ring hob with extractor hood, slimline dishwasher and undermount fridge). Further matching units in the open plan dining area.

Quality white bathroom suite comprising standalone roll-top bath with shower attachment, separate large glass shower cubicle, twin washbasins on a base unit, WC, heated towel rail and heated mirror with dressing room style spotlights.

Outside

Levelswood Cottage has a private rear garden measuring approximately 62' x 83' (19m x 25m). It is predominantly laid to lawn with post and rail fence boundaries.

Along the rear of the house is a brick paved patio with a clematis, honeysuckle and ornamental grapevine adorned pergola.

There is a raised fish pond, garden shed and glass summerhouse in the garden, as well as some attractive mature trees including a fruitful cherry blossom.

A low wall enclosed front garden border with feeding trough style box hedge beds creates an attractive frontage to the property.

The garage is in a block of four across the way from the cottage. Double lockable doors open into the space, which has power and lighting connected. The current owners house their tumble dryer and freezer in the garage and they also have a fitted work bench under the steps that lead to the first floor boarded loft storage area, which has skylights to the rear.

There is additional space for visitor parking in the courtyard area to the front of the cottage, which has security lighting.

Property Information

Services: Mains gas fired central heating. Mains water, electricity and drainage.

The residents of Somerhill Mews & Stud form a Management Company that meet periodically to discuss the upkeep of the approach and exterior of the properties. Each pays about £25 pm to a communal fund for any required works.

Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council, 01892526121. Council Tax Band F

Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.

Directions

From the M25 (junt 5) follow the A21 south for about 10.5 miles. Take the 5th exit onto the A26 towards Tonbridge Industrial Estate (after the A26 Tunbridge Wells turn off). At the first roundabout take the second exit towards the town centre and at the second roundabout take the third exit (B2017) towards Paddock Wood. Continue for about 0.8 of a mile before turning right, opposite Billy Buck's Barn, by Goldsmid Hall. Continue to follow this private road, passing through open fields, before turning right into Somerhill Stud & Mews. Levelswood Cottage is the last house on the right-hand side.


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11 October 2016

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