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Church Street, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9

Guide price £850,000

5 Beds 2 Baths 2 Receptions

REF: SVN190141


  • Link-detached Grade II listed barn
  • 1x 2/3 bedrooms, 1x 2 bedroom houses
  • Tucked away town centre position
  • Off-street parking
  • Private walled gardens


Offered for sale in two separate lots or as a whole, this converted Grade II listed barn is tucked away in the heart of the town DESCRIPTION Fire Cart Barn is a most attractive, link-detached brick and weather-boarded barn, believed to date from 1814. The barn would have housed the local fire cart for the fire department in the Georgian/Victorian era. It was converted into two dwellings in 2004 and provides surprisingly spacious and light accommodation over two floors, with good ceiling heights and an abundance of beams. The property is being offered as a whole or as two separate lots. As a whole, the barn may be of interest to those looking for split/annexe accommodation, rental income or even to look at combining the two into one (subject to the necessary consents). The property is tucked-away in a secure setting behind the Rose & Crown Hotel and represents a rare opportunity to purchase a property of character in the heart of the town, within a short walk of the High Street. Outside, the property benefits from a gated parking space in the courtyard to the side and a dedicated space in the adjoining car park. There is a delightful, walled garden to one side and a separate walled garden area associated with the property. FEATURES - 1c comprises a 2/3 bedroom house and 1d has 2 bedrooms. - Each has their own access via a gated vaulted entrance vestibule (1d from Church Street and 1c from the Rose & Crown car park). - Both properties feature an abundance of exposed timbers and are full of character. - Each is self-contained with their own individual kitchens and bath/shower rooms. SITUATION Fire Cart Barn is set in a very convenient and tucked away position, in the shadow of the Parish Church and just a short walk of the High Street, Warders Medical Centre and Stradbrook Dental Surgery. Tonbridge Town Centre offers a good range of shopping and leisure facilities as well as Main Line Station serving London Charing Cross/Cannon Street. There are a good number of well regarded schools in the local area including a Primary School in The Slade, Grammar Schools for both boys and girls in the town. There are various Preparatory Schools including Hilden Oaks & Hilden Grange as well as the Schools at Somerhill. Tonbridge and Sevenoaks Public Schools, the former is within walking distance. The A21 at Quarry Hill gives access to the south coast, M25 and thence motorway network, Channel Tunnel Terminus and Ports. Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted Airports as well as Bluewater and Ebbsfleet International Terminal. Leisure Facilities include Golf at Poult Wood and Nizels Golf and Fitness Centre (Hildenborough). Tonbridge School Sports Centre. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: All Mains Services - Local Authority: Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council, 01732 844522 - Council Tax bands (2018/19): C & C - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation. DIRECTIONS From Sevenoaks direction proceed south through Hildenborough on the B245. On reaching Tonbridge proceed through the first set of traffic lights. At the second set turn left into The Bordyke. Immediately after the left hand corner turn right at the junction into East Street. Where the road becomes one way turn right into Church Street and Fire Cart Barn will be found on the left hand side immediately before the terrace of cottages.