*Guide Price £385,000 To £395,000 Freehold* LeGrys is delighted to be marketing this delightful Victorian bay fronted house which has been beautifully decorated in contemporary style with many tasteful features. The lovely three floored split level layout of this property adds to its charm and creates an unusually interesting home. The handsome exterior sets the scene with a slate driveway and a painted brick facade behind a low red brick wall. There is a side gate giving wide access to the garden, behind which there is ample storage space.
Steps lead up to the black solid panel front door that takes you into the hallway which in turn leads to the dining room and living room on your right. The living room is a lovely room brimming with character enhanced by the cornice, original stripped floorboards, triple bay window with stylish wooden shutters and pewter Edwardian fire mantel. The fireplace provides a lovely focal point and is fully working providing a cosy ambience when lit in winter.
At the end of the entrance hall steps lead down to the dining room which features walnut effect laminate flooring and feature open fireplace for log storage. A huge picture window allows plenty of natural light and makes this room feel bright and spacious with plenty of space for dining furniture and sideboard. A staircase leads from this room down to the 3rd bedroom.
The kitchen is in a bright and airy contemporary white with a range of cabinets both glass fronted and white panel doors with stainless steel bar handles. The large picture window which overlooks the garden offers a view across the rooftops to Southborough Common and the church spire beyond. There is a range of appliances including a large 5 ring stainless steel gas hob, a stainless steel wall oven, stainless steel double sink with drainer inset into a granite effect worktop. There is space for a washing machine, dishwasher and fridge freezer. The flooring is oak effect laminate and the part obscure glazed back door leads onto the landscaped garden.
The staircase down from the dining room to the third bedroom has large storage cupboards on either side built in to the wall. There is space in the cupboard on the left to house a drier with shelf above. The stairs are varnished wood complimenting the walnut laminate flooring which is both in the dining area and the bedroom. To the right before you enter the bedroom is a separate WC with basin which provides an en-suite facility to the bedroom and would make this an ideal guest bedroom or private space which would suit a teenager.
The main staircase leads up to the split level first floor with the master bedroom to the front of the property. This spacious room has a front aspect large window dressed with wooden shutters and cornice. The doors are original stripped pine and add warmth and character. The walk in cupboard offers plenty of storage and hanging space and has access to the loft.
The second bedroom is a good sized double and has a built in cupboard with hanging and storage space behind an original Victorian panel door. The window overlooks the peaceful back garden and there is shelving built into the alcove.
From the landing you go down a couple of steps into the large and well appointed bathroom with stunning views over to Southborough Common. The bathroom comprises a white suite with corner bath, walk in shower and vanity unit with mirror cabinet above. The bath surround and splashback are tiled with white metro tiles giving a modern and stylish look. There is a large airing cupboard for storage and plenty of space for laundry and a large chrome heated towel rail. The flooring is slate effect and gives a contemporary feel.
The garden is a particular feature of this property and had been landscaped beautifully to provide a delightful and tranquil outside space. From the semi glazed back door you go out into the paved side access which leads you round to the top patio which has a pea shingle terrace with space for a small table and chairs. This space gets the afternoon and evening sun. Steps down lead to a terrace with some astro grass and borders of box hedging and herbs in raised sleeper beds. Heading down to the further terrace you reach the spacious sundeck a great space for out door entertaining with a deck and a shed for outside storage. The terracing and planting gives a Mediterranean feel to this delightful garden all bordered in contemporary grey close board fencing.
This property also offers potential for off road parking, subject to necessary permissions.
Tunbridge Wells is home to a number of well-regarded schools the closest being Southborough Primary and 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.
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 Center 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.
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 Springfield Road are excellent with High Brooms Main Line Station approximately a 15-20 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 stops are a moments walk away with services running to Tunbridge Wells, Sevenoaks and Tonbridge town centres.