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2 bedroom apartment for sale

Fernside, Bishops Down Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4

Sold STC £325,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 2 bedroom second floor apartment
  • open plan kitchen/sitting/dining room
  • convenient location for town centre
  • mainline station 0.8 miles
  • 820 sq ft
  • views towards the Common
  • communal garden
  • allocated parking space
  • EPC Rating = D

Full description

Tenure: Share of Freehold

A spacious second floor apartment in an elegant period building situated centrally in a tucked-away position with views of the Common


Royal Tunbridge Wells is the only spa town in the Southeast of England, with elegant architecture and a variety of cultural, entertainment and shopping attractions, including two theatres, many cafés and restaurants and a mixture of national multiple retailers and independent shops. 5 Fernside is well placed, being only about 0.7 of a mile from the town centre.

The historic and vibrant Pantiles area can be reached within about a 0.8 mile walk across the Common, which is just below the building to the South, with a network of footpaths and a cricket pitch.

Mainline rail: Tunbridge Wells (about 0.7 miles) has regular services to London Charing Cross (via London Bridge and Waterloo East) and Cannon Street from about 50 minutes.

Communications: The A26 joins the A21 just North of the town, linking through to the M25 (junction 5) London orbital motorway, and thereby to the national motorway network, and to the south coast. Gatwick Airport is about 22 miles to the West, accessible via the motorway or via the A264.


Accommodation consists of:

• private entrance hall
• open-plan kitchen/sitting/dining room
• 2 bedrooms
• bathroom
• allocated parking space

• communal entrance hall
• entry phone system
• communal garden

• EPC = D

5 Fernside is a well-presented second floor apartment in a converted semi-detached Victorian villa which consists of 6 apartments. Tucked away in a convenient position close to the Common, it is located to take advantage of the extensive amenities in Tunbridge Wells and for those who need to commute, as it is just 0.7 miles from the mainline station.

Decorative cornicing, high ceilings, neutral decor and many retained period features create light and airy accommodation that suits the practical needs of modern living. The open-plan reception room features a wide bay window to the front, providing a southerly view towards the Common and a feature fireplace with polished stone mantel provides a homely focal point.

Further points of note include:
- large communal entrance hall with a stained glass window and a sweeping staircase to the upper floors;
- private entrance hall;
- open-plan kitchen separated from the reception room by a wide breakfast bar and fitted with contemporary-style wall and base units with solid wood worktops, a stainless steel sink with drainer and integral appliances including an electric oven, a ceramic hob with extractor over, a fridge, a freezer, a dishwasher and a washing machine;
- master bedroom with a large sash window which provides plenty of natural light and views over the garden to the rear;
- second bedroom with a fitted wardrobe, a family bathroom and an extensive loft space complete the accommodation.

Communal gardens are located at the rear of the building with mature trees and shrubs to the boundaries and a specimen tree in the centre of the lawn. The gardens are accessed via a side gate on the left-hand side of the property. The allocated parking space is situated at the front of the building on the gravel driveway.

Tenure: Leasehold, 199 years from 1 January 2006, with a share of the freehold.

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

Outgoings: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council: 01892 526121. Tax Band C.

Service charge: A service charge is payable monthly towards the cost of maintenance of the common parts, details of which are available from the office.

VIEWING 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.

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2. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, images 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.


Square Footage: 820 sq ft


From central Tunbridge Wells, proceed West out of town on the A264 (Church Road). Carry straight over at the traffic lights on the Common, turning left at the end to stay on the A264. Take the next turning on the right, Bishops Down Road. Fernside will be found as the road turns sharply to the left, on the right-hand corner of its junction with Hurstwood Lane, down a short gravel drive. Number 5 is on the second floor.

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25 November 2016

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