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4 bedroom house for sale

The Ridgeway, Tonbridge

Sold STC £657,500

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An attractive detached family house built in about 1937 with a feature large garden with a total plot of about one third of an acre situated close to good schools. The house, which has pleasing elevations in white rendered brick with sealed unit double glazed windows and doors under a pantiled roof, was constructed by a local builder on plans prepared by the architect Mr Huntley who lived at number two. The present owners purchased over twenty years ago and have made some alterations most notably with a single storey extension to the kitchen so as to provide a dining area as well as installation of solar panels for some electricity which provides an annual income, but it is considered there is still further potential to extend and improve. An outstanding feature of the property is the 300 ft south westerly facing private rear garden which is well enclosed and ideal for a growing family. The sale provides a rare opportunity to purchase in a sought after location.

Tonbridge - Occupying an elevated position in this popular residential road with detached houses of varying designs about one and a quarter miles from the town centre and a slightly longer distance to the main line station with regular services to London and the coast. There is a good range of private and state educational facilities in the area including Tonbridge Public School, Hilden Grange and Hilden Oaks preparatory schools, Judd and Tonbridge Girls Grammar. Woodlands Primary school is also within easy reach as are local shops in York Parade or Martin Hardie Way. A frequent bus service to town stops within an easy walk.

Fully Enclosed Entrance Porch -

Entrance Hall - with radiator. Steps down to useful and spacious understairs storage area with door to garage.

Cloakroom - with WC, wash basin, radiator, half tiled walls. Worcester Greenstar Ri wall mounted gas fired boiler.

Front Reception Room - with radiator, fitted book/display shelving, bay window.

Sitting Room - with decorative fireplace and ornate mantel surround to electric glow effect fire with real coals, fitted corner unit with book/display shelving, radiator, dual aspect including picture window overlooking the feature garden.

Kitchen With Dining Area - The kitchen is well appointed and has a single stainless steel drainer sink inset to work surface with cupboards and storage with plumbing for washing machine under, wall cupboard, peninsular unit with cupboards and drawers. Further extensive work surface with range of cupboards and drawers under, four ring ceramic electric hob inset with cupboards over. Double oven and grill in cupboard housing, recess for fridge/freezer, radiator , half tiled walls. Door to Enclosed Side Porch with useful storage cupboard. Opening to Dining Area with radiator, dual aspect with picture window and door to the rear garden.

Half Landing - with picture window overlooking the area.

Landing - with radiator, linen cupboard with hot water storage cylinder. Loft ladder access to roof space.

Bedroom One - with radiator, built in floor to ceiling unit comprising triple wardrobe cupboards with hanging and shelving space. Triple aspect with views to Somerhill and the rear garden. Glazed door to side BALCONY.

Bedroom Two - with radiator, fitted floor to ceiling unit comprising double wardrobe cupboard with cupboards over and shelving in recess to side, bay window.

Bedroom Three - with radiator, view over rear garden. Door to BALCONY.

Bedroom Four - with radiator.

Bathroom - with panelled bath and shower unit over, pedestal wash basin, radiator, electrically heated towel rail, half tiled walls being fully to bath surround.

Separate Wc - with radiator.

Outside - There is a paved drive to the front providing a turning and parking area for up to three cars , bounded by a stone enclosed border with flowering shrubs and bluebells, giving access to the attached GARAGE with automatic up and over door and rear door to a lobby and thence an attached GARDEN STORE. There is also a further side gate giving access to the FEATURE PRIVATE REAR GARDEN which is about 300ft in length and is ideal for a growing family. There is an upper area of lawn and paved patio with steps to the extensive gently sloping lawn which is well enclosed by tall hedging and mature trees and interspersed with acers and shrubs. TIMBER GARDEN SHED. OCTAGONAL SUMMERHOUSE.Pond with water lilies (for which a removable child safety fence is provided), Some of the trees and shrubs in this well stocked garden include lilac, prunus, privet, holly, laurel, rhododendrons, rambling roses and evergreens. Natural wooded area to the extreme rear boundary. The house enjoys a south westerly rear aspect .

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