By appointment with Bracketts 01732 350503
Tonbridge is a thriving market town that has developed over the centuries. It boasts a fine example of a 'Motte and Bailey' Norman castle built in the 13th Century, set on the banks of the River Medway with the castle grounds abutting Tonbridge Park offering covered/open air swimming pool, tennis courts, children's play areas, miniature railway, putting etc. Tonbridge town offers an excellent range of retail and leisure activities with many High Street stores and a full complement of banks and building societies, together with a selection of coffee shops, restaurants and local inns. The mainline station provides fast commuter links into London (Cannon Street/London Bridge/Charing Cross in approximately 40 minutes) with road links to the M20 & M25 motorways via the nearby A26 and A21. Tonbridge is served by the excellent and sought after schools both in the state and private sector and offers first-rate primary and secondary schools (including Grammars and Public Schools) many of which consistently do well in the league tables. There are many places of historical interest in the surrounding areas including Penshurst Place and Gardens, Hever Castle, Knole House and Chartwell (once home to Winston Churchill).
Bracketts are delighted to offer for sale this impressive double fronted Victorian corner house with planning permission to create three bedrooms. The property is well presented throughout and comes with a large garden & parking. It is situated in the sought after Slade area of Tonbridge. This two bedroom property has a wealth of character and many features, with double aspect rooms to the lounge and main bedroom. There are high ceilings to the majority of rooms, a recently fitted kitchen with integrated appliances, a Victorian style bathroom and both bedrooms enjoy a delightful aspect overlooking the Cottage style garden, which has a variety of flower borders and is enclosed by a delightful brick wall with hedgerow over. There is parking for several cars and a cellar accessed externally which has lights and also houses the boiler.
Steps up to a partially glazed hardwood entrance door, which gives access to:-
sash window, multi fuel style gas burner, radiator,panelled door to understairs storage, multi-pane door to sitting room and door to inner hallway, which has stairs to first floor and doorway through to Kitchen.
Double aspect with secondary glazed windows. There is a Victorian style gas multi fuelled stove, TV and telephone points, Victorian style bookcases, radiator concealed by Victorian style cover.
sash window, fitted blind, range of wall and base level units incorporating cupboards and drawers, oak work surface areas, butler sink with mixer tap, integral dishwasher and fridge freezer, slim line hob/oven, under cupboard lighting, tiled flooring, under stairs cupboard with space & plumbing for washing machine. Door with steps down to side lobby which gives access to the garden.
access to loft which is part boarded with power. Doors to all bedrooms, bathroom and cloakroom.
double aspect, feature fireplace with Victorian style cast iron fire with tiles.
sash window, two panel elevations, panel door to over stairs cupboard exposed waxed floor boards.
low level WC and part panelled walls.
The property has a charming Cottage style garden that extends to incorporate parking for several cars. There are a variety of gravelled areas with extensive flower boarders and fruit trees. Enclosed by a low level brick wall with hedgerow over, picket gate with pathway giving access to front entrance door. There is a panelled door giving access to the side lobby next to the kitchen and there are steps down to a cellar which measures 13' x 12'8" and has power, lights and a wall mounted boiler. To the rear of the garden there is an opening which provides parking for several vehicles.
sash window, exposed waxed floorboards, wash hand basin set in a Victorian style wooden unit, panel enclosed bath with Victorian style mixer tap and a circular Victorian style shower screen with shower head, built in cupboard. High level storage cupboard over door.
From our offices in Tonbridge, turn right and turn right immediately into Castle Street, bear left into Bank Street and follow this road, past The Slade School and the second turning on the right hand side will be Havelock Road and 1 Houselands Road will be found just on the left hand side, identified by our For Sale sign.