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5 bed detached house for sale

£1,295,000

Forest Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN2

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Property features

  • Entrance/Garden Room
  • Reception Hall
  • Drawing Room
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Utility Room
  • Store Room
  • Cloakroom
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms

Property description

This is a fine 1920's detached family house in a prime location less than a mile from the famous Pantiles and enjoying views across the town. The house has a spacious interior with original features such as oak panelling, matching doors and polished oak flooring, etc. Further points of particular note include:

A delightful entrance/garden room which opens to the panelled reception hall creating an excellent first impression of this character house. The elegant well proportioned drawing room has outlooks on three sides with a wide bay window, a door to the garden and an open fireplace with Minster stone surround. The dining room is a good size room with arched glass fronted display cabinets to one end. The large kitchen/breakfast room is well fitted with an extensive range of cupboards and drawers under long granite work surfaces with a matching island unit, delightful original large dresser, walk in larder, butlers sink, hob and ovens etc. On the first floor there are five bedrooms all enjoying attractive outlooks plus a study. There is a large attic area with potential for further accommodation subject to planning approval. There is an integral garage which subject to the necessary consents could provide a further reception room if required. There is also a detached garage.

Situation
Forest Road is a highly regarded location on the southern edge of Tunbridge Wells. The mainline station, the High Street and the famous Pantiles, are all within about 1 mile. In the town centre there are excellent shopping facilities, particularly at the Royal Victoria Place shopping precinct where there are many major national stores. There are highly regarded schools in the town including grammar schools and a wide variety of recreational amenities.

Train Services: Tunbridge Wells station for trains to Charing Cross, London Bridge and Cannon Street about 50 minutes | Road Communications: The A21 is to the north of Tunbridge Wells for a direct route to the M25.

Outside
The gardens provide an attractive setting for the house with an excellent paved terrace on 2 sides facing south and west. This leads to a wide and long expanse of lawn interspersed by shrubs and flower beds with shrub borders . At the rear there is further lawn and all is well screened by mature trees and evergreens.

Additional Information
A shower in the attic requires building regulation approval.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan Floorplan Floorplan

Floorplan View original

Market activity
Average price paid £434,525 Sales 433 Current average value £475,006 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £22,162 ▲ 4.89%

What is the current average value of properties in TN2?

The current average value in TN2 in January 2017 is £475,006. This has increased 1.06% from October 2016. Terraced properties sold for a current average value of £345,120 and semi-detached properties valued £419,705. In the past year property prices in TN2 have increased 4.89%. This is according to the current Zoopla estimates.

Property value data/graphs for TN2

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £753,242 £417 4.1 £681,866
Semi-detached £419,705 £396 3.2 £426,636
Terraced £345,120 £369 2.8 £318,341
Flats £287,956 £396 1.8 £268,351

Current asking prices in TN2

Average: £417,979
Avg. current asking prices in TN2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £314,548
(21)
£376,667
(21)
£658,846
(13)
£1,129,929
(7)
Flats £193,635
(7)
£310,402
(26)
- £295,000
(1)
-
All £193,635
(7)
£312,254
(47)
£376,667
(21)
£632,857
(14)
£1,129,929
(7)

Current asking rents in TN2

Average: £1,247 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in TN2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £608 pcm
(4)
£952 pcm
(5)
£1,341 pcm
(7)
£2,175 pcm
(9)
£3,248 pcm
(2)
Flats £672 pcm
(10)
£1,082 pcm
(15)
- - -
All £654 pcm
(14)
£1,050 pcm
(20)
£1,341 pcm
(7)
£2,175 pcm
(9)
£3,248 pcm
(2)

Fun facts for TN2

Highest value in TN2
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Blatchington Road £1,383,788
Camden Park £1,364,105
Richmond Place £1,287,137
Upper Cumberland Walk £1,234,563
Ospringe Place £1,145,643
Highest turnover in TN2
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Orchidhurst 69.2%
Willicombe Park 61.3%
Queripel Close 53.7%
Canterbury Road 45.9%
Middle Field 45.5%

What Zoopla users think of Tunbridge Wells

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  • currently 4.5 stars
Very good - 88% (174 ratings)

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Nearby transport

  • Tunbridge Wells (1.0 mile)
  • Frant (1.6 miles)
  • High Brooms (2.4 miles)
  • London Gatwick Airport (19.8 miles)
  • London City Airport (28.3 miles)
  • Shoreham Airport (31.1 miles)
  • Gravesend Pier (23.2 miles)
  • Tilbury Ferry Terminal (23.6 miles)
  • Newhaven Harbour Ferry Terminal (24.3 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • The Mead School (0.5 miles)
  • Broadwater Down Primary School (0.5 miles)
  • Frant Church of England Primary School (1.3 miles)
  • Mount Camphill Community (3.7 miles)
  • West Kent and Ashford College (4.9 miles)
  • Tonbridge School (5.8 miles)
  • Beechwood Sacred Heart School (1.7 miles)
  • Rose Hill School (1.8 miles)
  • The Skinners' School (1.8 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£4,671 Monthly total
Mortgage
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 129,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £4,133 /mo Find available rates In partnership with Natwest

These results are not provided by NatWest and are only indicative based on a repayment mortgage product. Repayments will be subject to the product provided and your circumstances.

Your home or property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

Home Insurance Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £150,000 Average insurance cost £32/mo (£384/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
Home insurance costs explained

Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Energy Gas £66 Electricity £78 Estimated energy cost £144/mo In partnership with uSwitch
Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 26700 kWh/year
Electricity: 6300 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Tunbridge Wells

Estimated tax band H Council tax cost £302 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.

Water Supply £21 Sewerage £39 Estimated water cost £60 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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