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Postern Lane, Tonbridge, Kent, TN11

Guide price £1,500,000

5 Beds 2 Baths 4 Receptions

REF: SVN190160


  • 4 Reception rooms
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 1065 sq ft Atcost barn with kitchenette & shower
  • 7.6 Acres including apple orchard
  • Private country lane position
  • Within 1 mile of the town centre


Set down a private country lane within 1 mile of Tonbridge town centre, this fine farmhouse benefits from beautiful countryside views, a detached barn and its own apple orchard 4 Reception Rooms, Conservatory, Kitchen, Utility Room/WC, WC, 5 Bedrooms, 2 Bath/Shower Rooms, Garage, Car Port, Off-Road Parking, 1065 sq ft Atcost Barn, About 7.6 Acres including Apple Orchard DESCRIPTION Heath Farm House is a detached country farmhouse offering well proportioned family accommodation in a scenic position on the rural fringe of Tonbridge, convenient for access to the town, yet tucked away on a private, restricted access road. FEATURES - Countryside views enjoyed from most rooms. - Well balanced accommodation. - Curved bay windows to the front in the kitchen and breakfast room. - Multi-fuel stoves in the sitting room and breakfast room. - Framed wood kitchen with granite worktops featuring a Rayburn cooker, undermount oven, electric hob, dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Separate utility room. - Beautiful gardens wrapping around the house with colourful flower beds, patios and expanses of lawn. - 1065 sq ft atcost barn, currently used as a recreational room/gym with shower room and kitchenette off to one side. Power, water and lighting connected. Vehicular doors on two sides. - Integral garage and car port to one side of the house. - 7 acre Gala apple orchard (current agreement for a local farmer to tend to the orchard and sell the apples to the local supermarket). SITUATION Heath Farm House is located on a private, speed and access restricted country lane between Tonbridge and the hamlet of Tudeley. The property enjoys an outlook over its own apple orchard and surrounding countryside, yet is within a mile of the town centre (accessible by foot via the River Medway footpath). Tonbridge offers comprehensive shopping and leisure facilities including supermarkets, High Street shops, sports centres/gyms/swimming pools/sports clubs and several cafes/restaurants. Tunbridge Wells industrial estate (4.5 miles) has further shopping and recreational facilities including a bowl-plex and Odeon cinema and Royal Tunbridge Wells (5.5 miles) offers an even wider range of retail outlets, boutique shops, bars and restaurants. There are also some excellent golf clubs nearby including Poult Wood and Nizels. Tonbridge railway station (1.6 miles by road or 1.3 miles by foot) has services to Cannon Street/Charing Cross/London Bridge (Charing Cross from 45 minutes). There are some lovely walks to be enjoyed across the surrounding countryside and along the river banks, with an excellent selection of gastro and country pubs to stop at along the way. There is an excellent selection of schools in the area including the Schools at Somerhill (including girls and boys prep schools), Hilden Grange (co-ed) prep school, two girls grammar schools and one boys grammar school plus the highly acclaimed Tonbridge School (boys independent boarding/day school), all in the town. There are further schools in the neighbouring towns of Sevenoaks and Tunbridge Wells including further grammar schools. DIRECTIONS From the M25, exit at junction 5. Continue on the A21 south for just over 10 miles and take the second A26 exit towards Tonbridge. At the roundabout take the second exit towards Maidstone and at the second roundabout take the third exit towards Tudeley. Pass the Somerhill Schools (on the right) and then turn left onto Postern Lane (private road). Follow this lane for about 3/4 of a mile and Heath Farm House will be found on the right-hand side. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Oil fired central heating via Rayburn. Mains water and electricity. Private Klargester sewage treatment plant. - £200 p.a. road maintenance charge - Local Authority: Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council, 01732 844522 - Council Tax band (2018/19): G - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.