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5 bedroom detached house for sale

London Road, Tunbridge Wells

Sold STC £1,000,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Stylish family residence ideally positioned close to all local amenities.
  • Acres of beautiful common and woodland on the doorstep.
  • Over 3,800 sq ft of beautifully presented living accommodation.
  • 5 double bedrooms, 3 reception rooms and 4 bathrooms.
  • Seamless flow between indoor and outdoor space, perfect for entertaining.
  • Spectacular views, with south-facing garden overlooking beautiful Kent countryside.
  • Option to offer a self-contained apartment if desired.
  • Mainline station with fast, frequent services to Central London just over 1 mile distant.
  • Excellent local schools, including those in the sought-after Kent grammar system.

Full description

Perfectly positioned on the Southborough/Bidborough borders, this fabulous 5 bedroom property offers nearly 4000 sq ft of beautifully presented living accommodation. Kennett also has the option of a separate annexe if desired and enjoys spectacular south-facing views over the Kent countryside. Viewing is highly recommended - this really is a wonderful property.


Description 
Kennett is a truly fabulous 5 bedroom family home, perfectly located between Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge. There are beautiful woodland and open countryside walks on the doorstep, yet this lovely property is close to all local amenities and public transport links. This versatile home has 5 bedrooms and extensive living accommodation totalling nearly 4000 sq ft, yet has the option of offering an independent two bedroom split level apartment if required ? perfect for live-in relatives, au-pairs or noisy teenagers! There are spectacular views from the rear garden and fabulous al-fresco entertaining area, which are also enjoyed all year round from the main living rooms within the house and the extensive first floor balcony. This fantastic residence is extremely well presented throughout and has to be seen to fully appreciate its full potential.

The area 
Kennett is perfectly positioned on the Southborough/Bidborough borders and has acres of beautiful common land on its doorstep, including lovely woodland trails. Enjoying an enviable location between the vibrant spa town of Tunbridge Wells and the convenient market town of Tonbridge, there are an array of amenities nearby, including restaurants, supermarkets, extensive shopping, independent outlets and leisure facilities. There are excellent independent and state school options in the area, including those in the sought-after Kent Grammar system. Kennett is well-placed for local public transport, with Tonbridge station just over 1 mile away and easily reached by bus, car or foot. Easy access to the A21 makes the impressive, award-winning Bluewater Shopping Centre very reachable and if you want to escape to the coast, then the lovely seaside towns are only 30 miles away.

Directions 
From our offices on The Pantiles, turn right onto Linden Park Road, then right again onto London Road. At the mini-roundabout, go straight on and stay on this road, going through a set of traffic lights, climbing up out of the town with the Common on your left. Keep going and at the next mini-roundabout, take the first exit onto St John's Road. Stay on this road, eventually passing a pub on your right called the Hand & Sceptre. Keep going, passing a BUPA care home on your right and Vauxhall Lane, also on your right hand side. When you come to an access lane on your right hand side, start slowing down as Kennett is the third property after this lane on the right hand side, with solid wood gates along its frontage.

Accommodation 
Kennett is an incredibly spacious property, arranged over two levels and is stylishly presented throughout. The entrance hallway provides access to all rooms on the ground floor including the study, utility room and downstairs cloakroom. The delightful kitchen/breakfast room at the rear of the property enjoys the stunning south-facing rural views and is fitted with a range of cream cabinetry, wooden worktops, and a large range cooker with extractor hood. Double doors lead through to the tasteful, open-plan living and dining room with wooden flooring and once again the spectacular rear views. This impressive room floods with light from the floor to ceiling sliding doors which open out to the decked patio, creating a fabulous flow of entertaining space. To the left of the entrance hallway is the extremely generous family room with a door leading to the left wing of the house, which can be treated as an independent unit if desired, or incorporated into the main residence. This...

Outside 
The driveway is accessed via electric, solid wooden gates. The house and garden occupy a generous 0.5 acre plot, with the grounds at the rear offering spectacular, uninterrupted views over the surrounding countryside. The south-facing rear garden is mainly laid to lawn and the substantial decked patio flows seamlessly from the interior living areas, offering wonderful outdoor entertaining space. A large hot tub sits to the right of the patio ? a perfect place to unwind and enjoy the peaceful surroundings. Kennett has a substantial driveway with ample parking for several vehicles and a double garage with a pathway alongside offering gated access to the rear. The property also enjoys a large front garden, with extensive flower beds and a central lawn area.

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Added on Rightmove:
16 September 2016

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