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2 bedroom apartment for sale

Swaylands, Penshurst Road, Tonbridge, Kent, TN11

Guide Price £640,000

Property Description

Key features

  • apartment in Grade II listed mansion
  • 2 double bedrooms
  • 2 bath/shower rooms
  • open plan sitting/dining room
  • 1,757 sq ft
  • far-reaching southerly views from all rooms
  • elegantly proportioned rooms
  • abundance of period features
  • ideal lock-up and leave
  • EPC Rating = C

Full description

Tenure: Share of Freehold

An immaculately presented 2 bedroom apartment,
located on the second floor of a prestigious Grade II listed Victorian mansion with views of the communal lawn, gardens and the countryside beyond.


10 Swaylands is situated within the exclusive Swaylands Parkland Estate on the edge of the idyllic and historic Kent village of Penshurst. Penshurst village is famous for Penshurst Place, a 14th Century stately home once owned by Henry VIII.The village also offers tea rooms, a primary school, a garage with a small grocery outlet, cricket pitch, doctor's surgery and public house with a restaurant and hotel. Several farm shops can also be found in the local area as well as a monthly farmers' market.

• Comprehensive Shopping: Langton Green (3.5 miles) also offers good local facilities. Tonbridge (4.5 miles), Sevenoaks (10.9 miles), Tunbridge Wells (5.4 Miles) and Bluewater in Dartford.
• Mainline Rail Services: Tonbridge (4.2 miles) and Hildenborough (5 miles) to Charing Cross/Cannon Street or Penshurst (2.5 miles) to London Victoria and Cannon Street.
• Primary Schools: Penshurst, Speldhurst, Fordcombe, Bidborough, Langton Green, Leigh and Chiddingstone.
• Grammar Schools: Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells.
• Private Schools: The preparatory schools at Brambletye, Ashdown and Holmewood House Preparatory School in Langton Green. Tonbridge and Sevenoaks Public Schools.
• Sporting & Leisure Facilities: Racing at Lingfield Park, Nizels Golf Club and Fitness Centre, Hildenborough, Golf clubs in Holtye and Sevenoaks including Wildernesse and Knole. Nuffield and the Spa Hotel have private health clubs in Tunbridge Wells. Tonbridge sports centre. Cricket clubs in Penshurst and Speldhurst. Events at Penshurst Place and Groombridge Place, Extensive walks and pubs in the local area.
• Road links: The A21 provides access to junction 5 of the M25 and gives access to other motorway networks, Gatwick and Heathrow airports and the Channel Tunnel rail terminal.


Accommodation summary:
- communal entrance hall
- stairs and lift access to the second floor
- private entrance
- entrance hall with large storage cupboard
- sitting/dining room
- kitchen/breakfast room
- master bedroom with en suite bath/shower room
- 1 further double bedroom
- family bathroom
- 1 allocated parking space
- communal grounds of about 40 acres
- communal tennis court and gymnasium
- secure entry system

10 Swaylands is an impressive apartment located on the second floor of a classic and imposing Victorian mansion that forms the heart of the luxurious Swaylands Estate. This two bedroom apartment provides spacious accommodation featuring modern sophistication whilst still retaining the character of bygone Victorian elegance. The Estate offers secure and convenient living in the heart of the beautiful Kent countryside on the outskirts of the historic village of Penshurst and designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The original Swaylands House was built in the mid 1800s and later extended and sold to the banker George Henry Drummond, a close friend of Edward VII who is reputed to have been a regular guest. Between the wars the house was used as a specialist hospital and then a school from the 1950s until the end of the 1980s.

Number 10 is a light and spacious apartment, presented with stylish contemporary fixtures and fittings, underfloor heating throughout and featuring high ceilings, deep skirting boards, cornicing and some windows with ornate fittings. The property benefits from a south-westerly aspect to all rooms which maximises the light and the enjoyment of the fabulous views over the communal grounds and countryside.

There is 1 allocated parking space outside in the car park, with visitors' parking in the surrounding grounds. There is also a shared tennis court and gymnasium at the premises.

Services: Mains gas-fired central heating, mains water, electricity and drainage. Refer to agent for maintenance charges relating to the communal areas.

Outgoings: Sevenoaks District Council: 01732 227000. Tax Band G.

Tenure: Leasehold with a share of the freehold. 125 yrs from 1st January 2006.

Strictly by appointment with Savills on 01892 507000. If there is any point which is of particular importance to you, we invite you to discuss this with us, especially before you travel to view the property.

Important Notice
Savills, their clients and any joint agents give notice that: They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Savills have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.

KC: 160930

Square Footage: 1,757 sq ft


From Tunbridge Wells proceed out of town on the London Road (A26) towards Southborough. Pass on through Southborough and continue past the Hand and Sceptre Pub on the right and the cricket pitch on the left. After about 0.6 miles, turn left into Bidborough Ridge, continue for about 2.8 miles and the entrance to The Swaylands Estate will be found on the left.

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08 October 2016

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