8 bedroom detached house for sale

Frant Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2

Guide Price £1,975,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial detached family house on south side of Tunbridge Wells
  • About a mile to mainline station and town centre
  • Accommodation over three floors
  • Impressive contemporary kitchen/breakfast room with Orangery opening to terrace
  • Guest suite over garage
  • Large established garden of 0.6 acres to the rear
  • Cellar store rooms and workshop with access to garden
  • Double garage and driveway parking
  • EPC Rating = D

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An impressive and stylishly-presented detached family house located on the south side of Tunbridge Wells,
conveniently placed for schools and the mainline station.


Location

85 Frant Road is situated on the popular south side of town, about a mile of the station and the historic Pantiles. Tunbridge Wells offers a wide range of high street shops, two theatres, cafés and restaurants. Frant village, 1.6 miles to the south, offers local shopping and a choice of pubs.

Mainline rail: Tunbridge Wells (about 1 mile), regular services to London Charing Cross and Cannon Street (via London Bridge and Waterloo East).

Bus Services: The property is conveniently-placed for bus stops providing school services and regular buses to Tunbridge Wells and further afield.

State and Private Schools: Well-regarded schools in the area include primaries in Frant and Tunbridge Wells and Holmewood House (Langton Green), Rose Hill and The Mead preparatories. At senior level, Mayfield School for girls, Kent grammar schools in Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge and public schools in Tonbridge, Sevenoaks and Eastbourne.

Communications: The A26 joins the A21 to the north of Tunbridge Wells, linking to the M25, Gatwick and Heathrow Airports and the M20 (Channel Tunnel) to the north and the coast to the south.

Description

This striking detached Victorian town house is ideally placed for family life about a mile from the town centre and mainline station with a wide choice of schools, including Kent grammars, in the area.

The generously proportioned accommodation is arranged over three floors and the property is presented with stylish fixtures and fittings which complement the attractive period features. The impressive main reception hall gives access to two principal reception rooms with an outlook to the front and links through to a superb Tom Howley-designed fitted kitchen/breakfast room, open-plan to a large Peter Edmondson orangery creating a wonderful light-filled contemporary living area. A family room and a games room provide further informal space.

Seven good-sized bedrooms, including one currently used as a study, are arranged over the first and second floors, together with three bath/shower rooms. Further accommodation is provided by a first floor guest suite accessed via a staircase from the games room lobby.

A large cellar provides extensive storage space and a workshop which opens directly out to the garden.

Outside
The property is set well back from the road on a generous plot of about 0.6 acres in total, with high hedging to the boundaries providing a good level of privacy, ample driveway parking and a double garage.

A delightful landscaped garden lies to the rear and features a raised terrace with an impressive stone balustrade, ideal for entertaining being accessed via bi-fold doors from the kitchen/orangery and with steps down to a lower terrace and a large area of level lawn.

The garden is well established with an attractive mix of herbaceous and shrub plantings and many specimen trees. A further area of lawn lies beyond the main part of the garden, offering excellent space for children and animals.

Square Footage: 5,441 sq ft
Acreage: 0.6 Acres

Directions

From central Tunbridge Wells, head south on the A26 London Road. At the roundabout by The Pantiles take the first exit onto Nevill Street/Frant Road (A267). Continue up the hill for 0.7 miles, passing The Bull and Birling Road on the left and the gate for number 85 Frant Road will be found after a short distance on the left-hand side.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
12 January 2019

Nearest stations

  • Tunbridge Wells (1.0 mi)
  • Frant (1.8 mi)
  • High Brooms (2.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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53 High Street, Tunbridge Wells, TN1 1XU

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01892 323042 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Tunbridge Wells (1.0 mi)
  • Frant (1.8 mi)
  • High Brooms (2.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Savills, Tunbridge Wells

53 High Street, Tunbridge Wells, TN1 1XU

01892 323042 Local call rate

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