- Two Double Bedroom Period Cottage
- End of Terrace
- High Spec handmade kitchen
- Beautiful landscaped garden
- Two Reception rooms
- Heart of Southborough Village
- Many period features
- Beautifully Presented
- Off-street parking for one vehicle
- Excellent Location for Local Shops, Schools and Amenities
Guide Price £345,000 To £365,000 Freehold **Charming Period Cottage** LeGrys is delighted to bring to market this beautiful end terrace, two double bedroom, Victorian period cottage. The property boasts many original features throughout and is located in the heart of Southborough Village in Holden Corner on a no-through lane close to the picturesque duck pond and woodland walks.
A beautiful exterior with pretty front garden, planted boarders and off-street parking provides great curb appeal to this period cottage which is full of character. A path to the side of the property leads to the rear garden and has a pretty white picket fence with gate.
The front door opens into the spacious sitting room. With exposed original floor boards, exposed brick work on one side and a charming working open fireplace, this room has a great feel and offers one of the best examples of cottage living to meet with the highest of expectations. A wooden staircase leads upstairs and provides another lovely feature in this room.
The dining room/kitchen sits at the rear of the property and has been stylishly decorated. The dining area has space for a large table and free-standing furniture. A cupboard below the top of the staircase provides useful storage. A side window overlooks the rear garden.
The kitchen area flows further to the rear. It is finished to an extremely high standard with a bespoke wooden kitchen; hand painted in little greene lead grey with pewter handles, subway style tiles and chunky oak work surfaces. The layout of the kitchen has been very well designed with a double butler sink and Perrin & Rowe taps sitting just below a window that overlooks the rear garden. There is a large larder cupboard and the washing machine can be positioned out of sight in a slick cupboard with door. There is space for a freestanding slimline dishwasher, large range cooker and a large fridge freezer with two large deep pan drawers located to the left of the cooker. An in-built STOVES extractor hood is positioned directly above the range cooker. The dining area has the original exposed floor boards and the kitchen is finished with a high-quality limestone floor. A stable style door leads from the kitchen out to the rear patio and garden.
The first floor offers two large double bedrooms and the bathroom. The hallway provides access to the loft.
The master bedroom sits at the front of the property, it is a great size with plenty of space for freestanding furniture and original exposed floorboards. There is a large storage cupboard which houses the boiler and tank. A large window to the front offering plenty of daylight and an original metal fireplace and mantle.
The second bedroom is a light and airy large double with a window overlooking the rear garden. There is plenty of space for large pieces of furniture. The room is carpeted and has another larger hatch from which to access the loft space.
The spacious bathroom sits to the rear of the home and has a white suite with sink and vanity unit below, WC and large bath with a step up to it. The bath has a mixer tap with hand held shower attachment. There are grey ceramic floor tiles and the walls are part tiled with pretty white and blue ceramic tiles.
The house has solid wood doors, gas central heating and double glazing throughout.
The south-west rear garden is stunningly landscapes and very well maintained. There is a paved dining area closer to the property benefiting from sun until late in the evening and the central section is laid to lawn. At the end of the garden is a large wooden shed with a large wooden decked area offering another optional outdoor dining spot catching the morning sun. There is a brick built store attached the rear wall of the house that conveniently has electricity and is currently being used as utility space for the tumble dryer.
The house is well situated for a range of shops and services close by with many of the well-known high street retailers in the Royal Victoria Place Shopping Centre as well as the more individual independent shops and restaurateurs in both Tunbridge Wells High Street and Southborough High Street as well as the historic Pantiles.
Tunbridge Wells is home to a number of well-regarded schools the closest being the highly regarded Southborough Primary. Nearby Secondary schools include Skinners Grammar School, Tunbridge Wells Boys Grammar & Tunbridge Wells Girls Grammar, (TWGGS). Aside from the Grammar schools, there are a number of other choices including the Bennett Memorial Diocesan School, St Gregory’s Catholic School and the Skinners Academy.
For leisure, Knights Park offers a multi-screen cinema complex, a bowling alley and health/fitness club for those looking for activities close by as well as a number of Parks and recreation grounds, the closest being Southborough Common, Pennington Park and The Ridgeway, all offering a range of activities depending on your preferences. Further facilities are available on the fringes of the town and in the surrounding countryside for a range of activities such as golf, cycling, horse riding, sailing and many others.
Transport links from Holden Corner are excellent with High Brooms Main Line Station approximately a 20-25 minute walk offering a regular service to London (to the North) and Hastings (to the South). The A21 is easily accessible just North of Southborough which gives access to the coast (to the South) and the M25 (to the North). Gatwick Airport is also within easy reach being around 25 miles away. Bus routes run to Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge and Sevenoaks.