- Beautifully Crafted, Lovingly Restored Victorian Home
- Private Driveway
- Manicured Gardens And Patio Area
- Superb Finish Throughtout, Retaining Many Original Features Infused With Contemporary Style
- Four Double Bedrooms, Two En-Suite
- Exceptional light and airy sitting rooms
- Potential For Additional Development
- Large Building Size Sitting On 0.3 Acres (approx.)
Guide price £925,000 to £950,000 **CHAIN FREE** - Acting as sole agents, LeGrys Estate Agents are delighted to deliver to the open market this outstanding, beautifully presented, 4 bed Victorian family home situated a stone’s throw away from excellent commuter links to London and within walking distance of Tunbridge Wells Town Centre extremely useful for local shopping with its abundance of eateries, shops and leisure facilities including, football, rugby, tennis, golf, theatres and Cinemas. Another winning attribute is its close proximity to some of Kent’s finest centres of Education.
Dovedale is a rather grand period home, approached by a private drive, complete with electric gates and sits on a plot of around a third of an acre. This property really does have to be seen to fully appreciate its offering, from the large build size of approx. 1960 sq foot, the stunning gardens, high quality finish and rural feel whilst still enjoying town life. What’s more, there is potential to build a further single storey dwelling (subject to planning permission) to the bottom of the plot which already has a separate access from Silverdale Road.
The accommodation comprises:
Entrance to the property is via impressive, leaded light, stained glass panelled front door with side panels. A well-proportioned, entrance hall leads to Double aspect sitting room with enjoys great views over the gardens. French doors open onto the patio area, ideal for dining “Al Fresco” style. From the sitting room doors leads the study with views to the garden also.
The property boasts a wonderful open-plan, contemporary kitchen/dining room. The kitchen is made up of white, high gloss base and wall units. Corian work surfaces and glass splashbacks complete the build of this enviable kitchen with large breakfast bar. The kitchen has been fitted with top brand appliances throughout. Well thought out lighting completes the wow factor of the kitchen area. There is a separate utility room to house washing machine and drying machine etc.
The dining area to the property again enjoys views to the garden via a lovely, large square bay window.
Period ornate staircases lead to both the first and second floors:
The master bedroom is of a good size and has door access to a balcony, complete with decorative railings, again enjoying the lovely views to the properties gardens. The en-suite bathroom has a p-shaped bath with shower over. His and hers vanity sink units, low-level wc and decorative tiling finishes off the en-suite beautifully.
Bedroom Two is made up of a double bedroom with en-suite, again finished to the highest of standards.
Bedroom Three, again a double has a Juliet balconies to the side.
Completing the first floor is the family shower room and stairs leading to floor two.
Attic bedroom, bedroom four is again a double with dormer window to the rear of the property.
The property also has potential, again subject to planning and the necessary consent to further develop the roof space.
Dovedale is accessed via a block paved, private driveway. Once through the gates, the gravel driveway with parking for a number of vehicles and turning area. The property also has some cellar storage area under driveway. Having been professionally landscaped throughout the gardens are made up of a well-kept lawn area, rockery and flowering borders. The property boundaries are framed by mature trees, all adding to the makeup of the tranquil setting for Dovedale.
The lower area has a separate entrance from Silverdale Road and provides a blank canvas opportunity for hard landscaping, gardens, and building an office, gym, guest annex and pool. The most recent information form the local authority was that planning permission would not be required provided all building were not more than one story in height.
The house is well situated for a range of shops and services close by with many of the well-known high street brands in the Royal Victoria Place Shopping Centre as well as the more individual independent retailers and restaurateurs in both Tunbridge Wells High Street as well as the historic Pantiles.
For leisure, Knights Park offers a multi-screen cinema complex, a bowling alley and health/fitness club for those looking for activities close by.
Transport links from Upper Grosvenor Road are excellent with the Main Line Station approximately a 10 minute walk. The train stations offers a regular service to London Charing Cross (to the North) and Hastings (to the South). The A21 is easily accessible which gives access to the coast (to the South) and the M25 (to the North). Gatwick Airport is also within easy reach being around 30 miles away.