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Penshurst Road, Speldhurst, Kent, TN3

Added on 27/07/2021
Mansell McTaggart, Crowborough
2,912 sq. ft.
(271 sq. m.)

Key features

  • Beautifully extended and much improved 4/5 bedroom detached house
  • Large plot extending to third of an acre with fine far reaching views
  • Stunning open plan Oak framed kitchen/dining room with Aga, large walk-in pantry and central island
  • Sitting room with wood burner
  • Ground floor family room/guest bedroom offering scope for annex
  • Short stroll of outstanding primary school, post office and village pub
  • Master bedroom with dressing area and en-suite
  • Vaulted conservatory

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

VIDEO TOUR AVAILABLE. A beautifully extended and much improved four/five bedroom (three bath/shower rooms) detached family home occupying a generous size plot extending to a third of an acre beautifully positioned in the centre of this highly desirable village within walking distance of a post office/store, an outstanding primary school and a historic pub. This light and spacious home offers accommodation extending to almost 3,000 sq. ft. and has been significantly extended in recent years to include a fine oak framed and bespoke kitchen/dining room with glazed doors which open directly to the patio and gardens. The gardens are a particular feature and are of a generous size with a flagstone seating patio adjoining the rear of the property the remainder laid predominately to lawn flanked and interspersed with numerous mature shrubs and trees. The light and versatile accommodation which could incorporate a self-contained annex or large home office if required, comprises in brief on the ground floor, a wide covered entrance, a good sized reception hall, a cloakroom, a separate study, a music room, an impressive sitting room with wood burner, a large conservatory, a ground floor bedroom/family room with en-suite shower room, a large open plan kitchen/breakfast/dining room with walk-in pantry and a useful utility room. From the reception hall, a staircase rises to the first-floor landing, a master bedroom with dressing area and en-suite shower room, three further good sized bedrooms and a family bathroom with roll top bath. The first-floor bedrooms enjoy fine unbroken far reaching views to Bidborough Ridge. Outside, the property is approached via a sweeping tarmacadam driveway, which provides off street parking for numerous vehicles flanked to one side by an area of front garden laid to lawn. EPC Band D.

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

Ragstones is positioned centrally within the highly sought after village of Speldhurst within close proximity of the highly regarded Church of England primary school (Ofsted outstanding), the imposing and handsome St. Mary's Church, and within a short walk of the newly refurbished 13th century George and Dragon gastro pub. The village offers a good range of local amenities with the Speldhurst community shop and post office, village hall and recreation ground, home to many local clubs including the long running local football and cricket teams and enjoys access to many countryside walks and cycle routes. Speldhurst lies approximately four miles to the north west of Tunbridge Wells with its extensive shopping and recreation facilities and main line station. The village is also within very convenient reach of nearby towns of Tonbridge and Sevenoaks. Main line railway services can be found in Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge, both approximately 4.5 miles with services to London Canon Street and London Charring Cross (via London Bridge and Waterloo East). Alternatively, Hildenborough station, just one stop down the line from Sevenoaks is about 5.5 miles. The area is well served with a range of state and private schools including preparatory schools in Langton Green (Holmewood House), Tunbridge Wells (Rose Hill) and Tonbridge (The Schools at Summerhill). Grammar schools in Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge and independent schools in Sevenoaks, Tonbridge, Mayfield, Eastbourne, Upper Dicker (Bedes) and Brighton.

The accommodation comprises in brief:

WIDE COVERED ENTRANCE: outside courtesy light, glazed front door with adjacent floor to ceiling side panel into RECEPTION HALL: open tread staircase rising to the first-floor landing, UPVC double glazed window to rear, deep built-in coats cupboard, wood block flooring.

CLOAKROOM: comprising low level WC, washbasin with tiled splash-back, opaque UPVC double glazed window to front, radiator, wood block flooring.

STUDY: 10'4 x 8'1 UPVC double glazed window overlooking the side of the property, under stairs recess, wood block flooring.

MUSIC ROOM: 11'5 x 8'11 double aspect room, double glazed window overlooking the rear patio with fine views across the gardens, wood block flooring, coved ceiling.

SITTING ROOM: 21'10 x 15'6 a handsome double aspect room, tilt and slide double glazed windows overlooking the front of the property, sliding patio doors opening to the conservatory, fireplace with cast iron wood burning stove, timber mantle over, exposed stone chimney breast, coved ceiling.

CONSERVATORY: 18'8 x 10'7 glass and brick construction with windows overlooking the rear patio and gardens, glazed double doors opening to the rear patio, vaulted double glazed roof.

GUEST BEDROOM/FAMILY ROOM: 16'3 x 11'7 double aspect room, double glazed windows overlooking the side and front of the property, recessed spotlighting, door into EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: comprising fully tiled enclosed shower cubicle with wall mounted shower unit, wall mounted washbasin, low level WC, fully tiled walls, tiled flooring, heated chrome ladder style towel rail.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: 33'10 x 20'0 beautifully re-fitted with a range of bespoke units and comprising recessed double bowl ceramic sink unit with waste disposal, freestanding chrome mixer tap, cupboards beneath. Adjoining granite work surfaces, integrated Bosch dishwasher, integrated fridge, large central island with granite surface over, breakfast bar providing seating for 2, further recessed sink with mixer tap, cupboards beneath, three oven twin plate gas fired Aga with gas companion module comprising two further electric ovens and four gas ring burners, stone flooring with under floor heating, deep walk-in shelved pantry, double glazed windows overlooking the terrace and gardens. DINING AREA: 20'0 x 10'6 a fine part vaulted room, double glazed windows enjoying a fine view across the gardens and grounds, glazed double doors opening to the rear terrace, exposed oak frame, wall light points, recessed spotlighting, stone flooring with under floor heating.

UTILITY ROOM: 15'11 x 6'11 comprising one and a half bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, cupboards and space and plumbing for domestic appliances beneath, wall mounted gas fired boiler, further space and plumbing for domestic appliances, built-in coat cupboard, stable style door opening to the side path and gardens, tiled flooring.

From the reception hall, an open tread staircase rises to the FIRST-FLOOR LANDING: opaque glazed window overlooking the front of the property, further double glazed window to rear, exposed stone wall, deep walk-in eaves storage cupboard, hatch giving access to loft space, built-in double linen cupboard.

BEDROOM 1: 13'10 x 11'6 double glazed windows overlooking the rear of the property enjoying fine views across the garden and cricket field beyond, coved ceiling, opening into DRESSING AREA: with 'his n hers' wash basins and tiled splash back, double glazed window to rear, tiled flooring, coved ceiling, recessed built-in cupboard, further opening into EN-SUITE SHOWER: comprising fully tiled enclosed double width shower cubicle with wall mounted shower unit, low level WC, part tiled walls, opaque double glazed window to side.

BEDROOM 2: 15'9 x 10'8 double glazed window overlooking the front of the property, built-in double wardrobe.

BEDROOM 3: 13'6 x 11'0 double glazed window overlooking the front of the property, built-in double wardrobe, laminate flooring, coved ceiling.

BEDROOM 4: 11'5 x 9'0 double aspect room, double glazed windows overlooking the rear and side of the property enjoying fine views across the gardens and cricket field beyond, built-in wardrobe, coved ceiling.

FAMILY BATHROOM: ball and claw foot roll top bath with wall mounted chrome shower unit, fully tiled surround, glazed shower screen, low level WC, washbasin with tiled splash-back, heated ladder style towel rail, opaque UPVC double glazed window to side, tiled flooring, spotlighting.

Adjoining the rear of the property is a flagstone seating terrace which provides a pleasant sheltered seating area beyond which are the remainder of the gardens which are laid predominately to lawn interspersed with several mature shrubs and fruit trees. To the far end of the garden, there are three useful timber sheds. Adjacent to the seating terrace is a raised hot tub which affords a pleasant view across the gardens. Within the gardens, there is also a pleasant timber pergola and further seating area. The gardens are enclosed by thick natural hedging, mature shrubs, and offer a good degree of seclusion. A side path and gate give access front to rear, water tap and outside lighting.

The property is approached via a sweeping tarmacadam DRIVEWAY leading to a parking area, which provides parking for a number of vehicles. The driveway is flanked by thick mature shrubs and trees and provides ample off street parking.


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Penshurst Road, Speldhurst, Kent, TN3


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Tunbridge Wells Station2.7 miles
  • High Brooms Station2.8 miles
  • Leigh Station2.9 miles
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