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6 bedroom detached house for sale

St Lawrence Avenue, Bidborough, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Guide Price £1,150,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached family house
  • 3,128 sq ft of flexible accommodation
  • Potential to create an annexe
  • South facing garden of over 270

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A spacious and adaptable detached family house with potential annexe, conveniently situated in this popular road close to the centre of the village, with wonderful south facing garden backing onto Birchwood

Entrance Hall, Sitting Room, Conservatory/Dining Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Family Room, Garden Room, Study/Office, Shower Room, Store Room, Cloakroom, Master Bedroom Suite with Roof Terrace, 3 further double Bedrooms, 5th Bedroom with access to L shaped Attic Room, Bathroom, Off-road Parking, South facing Rear Garden of over 270' in length, About 0.44 of an Acre in total. EPC: D


Sweet Muse is a spacious and very flexible family house, believed to have been built in the 1950's with whitened brick elevations under a tiled roof. The present owners have extended, adapted and considerably improved the house, including adding a substantial conservatory to the rear, creating a superb 'L' shaped Attic Room, which would make an excellent teenager’s suite or play/family room, adding cavity wall insulation, installing solar panels and a new boiler in recent years, and general decoration throughout including the addition of engineered oak and oak effect flooring. The former garage was incorporated into the house with a second floor extension to provide additional living accommodation that has previously been utilised as a self-contained annexe. Outside, the established south facing and level garden, is a particular feature and backs directly onto and has access into Birchwood.


Entrance door with porch canopy over opens to Entrance Hall with Oak flooring. Stairs to First Floor with useful understairs cupboard. Cloakroom.

'L' shaped double aspect Sitting Room with Oak flooring. Multi fuel stove to raised marble hearth. Two sets of glazed double doors open to

Conservatory with hardwood flooring. Sliding doors open up to full width.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room with good area of Corian work surface over a range of Smallbone cupboards and drawers. Neff double oven, AEG 4 plate ceramic hob, AEG fridge freezer, Bosch dishwasher, plumbing and space for washing machine. Wall cupboards and shelving. Glazed sliding doors open to Conservatory. Glass panelled door to

Garden Room with tiled floor, glazed folding doors to drive. deep walk in storage cupboard. Further glazed doors open to

Family Room with oak flooring. Built in cupboard housing Vaillant wall mounted boiler. Shower Room.

Study/Office with glazed sliding door to garden. Air conditioning unit.

First Floor is approached by a single flight of stairs to Landing with oak flooring, built in airing cupboard and wardrobe.

Master Bedroom with glazed sliding door to secluded Wisteria adorned Roof Terrace. Large walk in cupboard with potential to convert into wardrobes. En suite Shower Room.

3 Further Double Bedrooms. Family Bathroom.

Bedroom 5 with staircase to spacious 'L' shaped Attic Room with good eaves storage. Velux windows to three roof slopes and window/emergency exit to gable end.


To the front boundary a mature Beech hedge and Fir tree provides privacy and seclusion and a good sized brick paved Driveway provides ample parking with small chalet style wooden Garden Store to one side. Variety of shrubs and plants to borders and circular bed.

A side gate leads through to the Rear Garden, which is mainly laid to lawn, interspersed with mature shrubs and trees including a beautiful Magnolia, Rhododendrons, Camellias and Azaleas. It is also underplanted with an array of Spring bulbs. Across the rear of the house is a raised paved terrace with steps down to the garden and also to a further terrace area with garden sheds. To the rear boundary a gate gives access directly into Birchwood.

The Garden is just over 270' long and extends in all to about 0.44 acre.


From the A21, take the A26 exit towards Southborough and Tunbridge Wells. After about a mile take the second right into Harland Way and then right into Darnley Drive. Just after Bounds Oak Way fork left into St Lawrence Avenue. No. 12 will be found on the left hand side just after the turning circle.


The house is situated on the South side of this popular tree lined residential road that runs parallel to Bidborough Ridge and is within easy reach of the Village centre with its shop, Garage, Church and well regarded Primary School.

Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells Town Centres both offer a wide range of shopping and leisure facilities. Tonbridge main line station serves London Charing Cross/Cannon Street.

There are a good number of well regarded schools in the local area including Tonbridge and Sevenoaks Public Schools. Preparatory Schools include the Schools at Somerhill, Hilden Oaks and Hilden Grange in Tonbridge and Holmewood House in Langton Green. There are Grammar Schools for both Girls and Boys in Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells. Judd and Skinners for Boys.

The A21 at Quarry Hill gives access to the M25 and thence motorway network, Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted Airports, Channel Tunnel Terminus and Ports. Ebbsfleet International.

Leisure Facilities include Golf Courses at Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells, Hever and Hildenborough (Nizels). Tonbridge School has a Sports Centre and there are Leisure Centres in both Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells.


Services: All Mains Services. Gas fired Central Heating.

Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council, 01892 526121

Council Tax band: G

Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.

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22 November 2017

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