When Victorian splendor is blended perfectly with contemporary style the outcome is breath taking. LeGrys are delighted to be marketing such a house – Corner Cottage in Holden Road, Southborough Common.
Boasting period features in abundance married perfectly with the sheer style and elegance of contemporary living this four bed detached family, set over three floors, is an absolute must see for those wanting their dream home in such an enviable position, edging onto the much-loved Southborough Common.
A footpath from the enclosed front garden leads you to the lovely solid oak entrance door. Once inside there is a useful porch for kicking off shoes. An ideally placed cloakroom is situated beneath the stairs.
A door to the left of the porch opens into the impressive open-plan kitchen/dining/family room, all of which benefit from an abundance of natural light via the expanse of windows. The dining area provides lots of space for a large table and it has a fitted cupboard perfect for storage. Flowing nicely from the dining area is the family space, which like the dining room enjoys views across the common and provides great additional living space.
Completing the L-shaped downstairs space is the stunning fully fitted kitchen, full of light from its eye-catching bi-fold doors. The kitchen is fitted with an array of white eye-level and floor cupboards for storage, along with top-end fitted Bosch appliances including a dishwasher, oven/microwave, self-cleaning fan oven and four ring-induction hob top. A good sized island provides further corian work surfaces and doubles up as a breakfast bar, allowing for more casual daily dining. The island includes the induction hob, further storage below and the essential wine fridge! The vaulted ceiling to the kitchen is another tasteful touch that maximises the feeling of space and airiness.
A separate reception room on the ground floor is accessed via the family space through glass panelled double doors. The dual aspect sitting room is presently used as more of an adult retreat with a dual fuel log burner and an attractive sash bay window offering views of Southborough Common.
A flight of stairs with stunning exposed brick wall lead to the first floor, with two sky lights making it a light and airy approach.
On the first floor you will find the first two bedrooms and family bathroom. Sitting to the rear is triple aspect master bedroom with sash windows and a large fitted wardrobe. Off of the master bedroom is a useful fitted laundry room with plumbing for a washing machine/tumble dryer. Fitted plumbing means this could easily lend itself as an en-suite bathroom or walk-in wardrobe.
Bedroom four occupies the front of the first floor and is dual aspect with pleasant views and lots of natural light. The bedroom has a pretty Victorian fireplace along with a fitted cupboard inset to the left of the chimney breast.
Sitting conveniently in between both bedrooms is the family bathroom with its striking free-standing oval bath immediately grabbing the eye. A walk-in shower with rain head attachment, WC and wash basin complete the room.
A final flight of stairs lead to the second floor, almost a mirror image of the first floor.
A generous double bedroom can be found at both the front and rear of the floor, with the front bedroom enjoying spectacular views of the common. Sitting in between the two bedrooms is the second bathroom which comprises of a p-shaped bath (with rain-head shower above), WC and wash basin.
Outside is the enclosed garden with dark wood fencing creating a sense of seclusion, a private haven to enjoy the outdoor space. The composite decked area is perfect for outdoor dining whilst surrounding raised flower beds add a touch of colour during the summer months. For children the garden comes complete with a low maintenance astro-turf lawn, ideal all year round!
The property 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