7 bedroom detached house for sale

Lansdowne Road, Tunbridge Wells

Sold STC £1,750,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Fine example of an early Victorian Villa
  • 4,316 sq ft of well proportioned accommodation over four floors
  • 7 bedrooms
  • Retaining all original features
  • Potential for self-contained lower ground floor flat
  • Excellent position in the town, set back from prestigious Lansdowne Road
  • Sweep round drive to the front and set in an established garden
  • General updating required, offering enormous potential
  • No onward chain

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

10 Lansdowne Road is a fine example of an early Victorian Villa. Generous accommodation arranged over four floors with beautifully proportioned rooms, sweep round drive to the front and set in established gardens
The house has an abundance of classical period features including bay windows, boxed shutters, tall sash windows, fireplaces and deep skirting boards

*General Updating Required* and *No Onward Chain*

A handsome William Willicombe Villa (Circa 1850/60) with four floors of spacious accommodation. This elegant property retains all of its Victorian well proportioned rooms with their high ceilings and moulded cornicing
Excellent position in the town and set back from the prestigious Lansdowne Road with an in and out drive to the front
Four floors of accommodation offering versatility to the layout with potential for a self-contained lower ground floor flat if required, or alternatively these rooms could be utilised as home offices or a teenage annexe
Notable features also include an impressive entrance hall with period staircase and mahogany handrail spanning three floors and beautifully light, naturally lit first and second floor landings giving access to seven large bedrooms
Attractive outlook from all rooms, both to the front and rear over the established garden
The house now requires general updating and offers enormous potential to buyers wishing to put their own stamp on one of Tunbridge Wells' finer houses

Outside
The house is screened and set well back from Lansdowne Road with excellent off road parking to the front and to the left of the house
The good sized rear garden is laid mainly to lawn with paved paths and a variety of shrubs and trees creating privacy and features a magnificent magnolia tree. The garden benefits from a south easterly aspect with plenty of sunshine both morning and afternoon

Situation
The house is situated in the prestigious Lansdowne Road, an enviable central location a short walk of the town centre, restaurants, cafes and bars
The mainline station providing a fast and frequent service to London Charing Cross and Cannon Street, 0.6 miles
Close by (0.4 miles) is the historic Calverley Grounds, a delightful landscaped park of formal beds and lawns, tennis courts and a children's play area
Also within easy walking distance (0.7 miles) is Dunorlan Park, Grade II Listed and one of the finest parks in the area, with 78 acres of beautiful landscaped grounds with a 6 acre lake, natural chalybeate spring, many hidden follies and delightful walks
The location is ideal for families and commuters alike
There is an excellent choice of both state and private schools in the area, St James Primary School, Rose Hill, The Mead and Holmewood House preparatory schools, Beachwood Sacred Heart School, as well as Tunbridge Wells Grammar and Secondary Schools

Practicalities
Tunbridge Wells Borough Council Tax Band G
All main services are connected

Directions
From our office, proceed up Mount Pleasant Road and at the traffic lights turn right in Crescent Road. Continue to the mini roundabout and take the second left in Lansdowne Road, where the property will be found on the right hand side.













 


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15 April 2019

Nearest stations

  • Tunbridge Wells (0.4 mi)
  • High Brooms (1.1 mi)
  • Frant (2.4 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Tunbridge Wells (0.4 mi)
  • High Brooms (1.1 mi)
  • Frant (2.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Sumner Pridham, Tunbridge Wells

29 Vale Road, Tunbridge Wells, TN1 1BS

01892 323011 Local call rate

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