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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Springwood Park, Shipbourne, Tonbridge, Kent, TN11

Sold STC £3,250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Impressive and substantial family home
  • Hildenborough station 5 miles
  • excellent proportions
  • 6 reception rooms
  • 6 bedrooms, 5 bath/shower rooms
  • tennis court, swimming pool
  • Superb established gardens
  • 3.5 acres
  • EPC Rating = C

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Imposing and substantial property, superbly presented with well proportioned accommodation and located within an exclusive secure private location


Comprehensive Shopping: Sevenoaks (8 miles) and Tonbridge (3
miles) provide supermarkets and other high street retailers as well as a multitude of pubs and restaurants. Tunbridge Wells (8.5 miles) and Bluewater Shopping Centre in Dartford (20 miles).
• Mainline Rail Services: Hildenborough (5 miles), Sevenoaks (8
miles) and Tonbridge (4 miles) to London Bridge/Cannon
Street/Charing Cross. Borough Green (5 miles) London Victoria.
• Primary Schools: Shipbourne, Plaxtol and Tonbridge Primary
• Secondary Schools: Judd Boys Grammar in Tonbridge, Tonbridge Girls Grammar in Tonbridge and Weald of Kent Girls Grammar School.
• Private Schools: The Preparatory Schools at Somerhill,
Sevenoaks, Hilden Oaks and Hilden Grange in Tonbridge.
Tonbridge and Sevenoaks Public Schools.
• Leisure Facilities: Bridle paths and walks in the local area. Poult
Wood Golf Club in Tonbridge, Wildernesse Golf Club in Seal,
Knole Golf Club in Sevenoaks and Nizels Golf and Leisure Centre
in Hildenborough. Sevenoaks Swimming and Leisure Centre.
• Motorway Links: The M20 at Wrotham Heath (6 miles) gives
access to the M25, Gatwick and Heathrow Airports and the
Channel Tunnel Terminus.


The Limes is an imposing and substantial house set within established gardens and grounds of about 3.5 acres. The property is generously proportioned with high ceilings and offers versatile accommodation arranged over three floors. Features include a central octagonal reception hall with stairs rising to all floors with roof lantern over the second floor landing, decorative cornice, ceiling roses and panelled doors with decorative architraves and radiator covers. The gardens and grounds provide an attractive backdrop to the house with a tennis court
and swimming pool together with an area of woodland. In total the area amount to about 3.5 acres.
• The principal reception rooms together with the octagonal
reception hall provide elegant area for entertaining. The drawing
room is triple aspect with double door to the south facing rear
terrace and features an attractive open stone fireplace. The
octagonal dining room has three pairs of double door to the rear
terrace and double doors to the kitchen and drawing room.
• The generous sitting room has double door to the gardens and an attractive outlook and provides family entertaining space.
• The study is triple aspect with double doors to the rear terrace. Stairs lead to a first floor hobbies room.
• The well proportioned kitchen has an outlook to the south with
direct access to the terrace. There is a comprehensive range of wall and base cupboards by Smallbone, together with a matching island unit and dresser style cupboard. Extensive work surfaces
incorporate a double sink and a preparation sink. Appliances include a range style cooker with extractor fan over, AEG
microwave, Miele dishwasher and space for fridge freezer.
Adjoining the kitchen is a breakfast room with an outlook to the
• The utility room has a range of wall and base cupboards, a double sink and space for appliances.
• There is a boiler room, a number of generous storage cupboards and two cloakrooms completing this floor.
• The first floor landing has an airing and linen cupboard, with stair rising to the second floor.
• The master suite is an impressive room with southerly views over the garden and beyond. The bedroom is double aspect with an adjoining dressing area fitted with a range of wardrobes. Double doors lead out to the balcony. The stylish and generous en suite bathroom has under floor heating, together with 'his and hers' wash stands, a bath and separate walk-in shower.
• There is an adjoining dressing room to the master suite which has a door to the main landing and could be used as an additional bedroom.
• There are two guest bedrooms on the first floor both with well
appointed en suite bathrooms (one has a separate shower).
• The second floor landing features a galleried area with far reaching southerly views and a roof lantern with electrically operated windows.
• There is a generously proportioned double aspect bedroom with eaves storage and well appointed en suite bathroom.
Completing this floor are two further double bedrooms and a
family bathroom with separate shower cubicle.
• Approached from a secondary staircase is the generous
games/cinema room with black out blinds. Adjoining this room is
a gym with a connecting door to the master en suite.
• The house is approached via electrically operated elegant wrought iron gates over a gravel drive which provides ample parking and leads to the triple garage with electrically operated up and over doors.
• The wine cellar is located beneath a hatch door in the garage.
• The established gardens provide a delightful backdrop to the house with sweeping lawns and specimen trees which are under planted with spring bulbs. There is post and rail fencing planted with rosa rugosa hedging to the front, and laurel and conifer hedging running along the remaining perimeter. To the south side of the house is a paved terrace providing an ideal area for al fresco entertaining, together with four box edged beds. Within the gardens is a pool area flanked by decked terrace with a summer house connected power and lighting. There is a pool house which is flanked by shrub borders and clipped yew arches provide screening. On the west side of the gardens is a hard tennis court with external lighting. An orchard with a number of fruit trees, 3 raised vegetable beds, a greenhouse and compost area. There is an irrigation system within the gardens. An area of woodland in the grounds has paths leading through the trees and where a pond and tree house by Pear Tree is located. The gardens and grounds provide a high degree of privacy and in total amount to about 3.5 acres.

Square Footage: 7,961 sq ft
Acreage: 3.5 Acres

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20 September 2016

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