Built by the eminent architect Decimus Burton, well known for his construction of the crescent in Calverley Park and for his many works around this ancient Spa town. Listed Grade II the house has elevations of stone under a slate tile roof, is attached and is one of a dissimilar pair.
Internally the house offers excellent and well balanced accommodation. On the ground floor there is a beautiful drawing room with many period features on display and doors opening out to the rear garden. There are double doors which link seamlessly with the formal dining room where there is an open fireplace. The kitchen has been thoughtfully remodelled with a bespoke range of wall and base units with granite work tops, integrated appliances, stone floor and room for a dining table. Also on this level there is a library with an array of hand-made book shelves and a corner fireplace housing a log burner offering the room a more cosy feel, and a ground floor w.c.
On the lower ground floor there is a self-contained 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom flat used by the current owners as a secondary kitchen, sitting room with wine store, two double bedrooms (one en-suite), shower room and a sizeable laundry and drying room.
The master suite is located on the first floor and is impressive with a large double bedroom, separate dressing room with a selection of built in wardrobes and a stylish en-suite bathroom with a double ended bath set on a plinth. There are two further bedroom suites comprising double bedrooms and en-suite shower rooms.
On the second floor there is an office which has the benefit of far reaching views across Tunbridge Wells.
The house is approached via an electric wrought iron gate leading to a parking area with space for four cars. At the rear of the house there is a south-facing garden enclosed by a stone wall with a large sun terrace, four lawned areas dissected by stone pathways and a central fountain, leading beyond to a detached summer house.
The property is ideally positioned just 0.2 of a mile from the mainline station with services to London Bridge from approximately 42 minutes. Despite its very central location, the house is tucked-away, providing the ultimate town house location.
Tunbridge Wells offers comprehensive shopping facilities including many major national stores in Royal Victoria Place and a wide variety of individual shops, cafes and restaurants on the famous Pantiles and historic High Street. Leisure facilities include a cinema complex, two theatres, a sports and leisure centre and two golf courses.
The property provides an excellent base for many schools in the private and state sectors, including grammar schools in Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge.
Tunbridge Wells station - 0.2 of a mile (London Bridge from 42 minutes). A21 (Pembury) - 2.5 miles. M25 (J5) - 14 miles. (All times and distances are approximate)
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