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Hastings Road, Pembury, Tunbridge Wells, TN2

Guide price £1,695,000


6 Beds 3 Baths 3 Receptions

REF: TON200117


  • Substantial and impressive detached Victorian house
  • Beautifully proportioned family accommodation over 4,000 sq ft
  • Wealth of period features throughout
  • Large mature, private garden
  • Ideal for entertaining both inside and out
  • Detached double garage with excellent Home Office above


An impressive detached Victorian family house with generously proportioned accommodation set in mature, secluded gardens. Entrance Hall, Drawing Room, Dining Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Study/Sitting Room, Wine Cellar, Cloakroom, Master Bedroom Suite with luxury en-suite Shower Room and separate Dressing Room, 5 further Bedrooms (1 en-suite), Luxury Family Bathroom, Separate WC, Laundry Room, Detached Double Garage with Home Office above, Large mature gardens in all just under 0.5 acres. DESCRIPTION Set within a conservation area, Highfield is a fine detached Victorian house with impressive, well-proportioned accommodation arranged over four floors. Set well back from the road behind double electric gates on a generous, secluded plot of just under 0.5 acres with mature trees and hedging to the boundaries, the house has been enhanced and improved with meticulous attention to detail introducing contemporary influences whilst retaining the magnificent period features of the era. FEATURES Points of particular note include:- • The impressive Entrance Hall makes an excellent first impression with its attractive feature fireplace, sweeping staircase rising to the upper floors and front door with leaded light stained glass panes. • The Drawing Room is a very elegant room with its high ceiling, moulded cornicing, deep skirting boards and feature bay window with arched leaded light panes. There is an attractive wooden fireplace surround with inset wood burner. • The Dining Room is a beautiful room with a fine marble fireplace, feature bay window with leaded light panes and a polished wood floor. Double doors open onto the Kitchen/Breakfast Room which is quite outstanding and superbly fitted with an excellent range of bespoke hand painted wooden cabinetry and high quality integral appliances including twin Neff ovens, combination microwave and two full size fridge freezers. There is a large central island set beneath an extensive granite work surface with inset sink, Neff induction hob and pop-up De Dietrich extractor system, integral Neff dishwasher and further cupboards and deep pan drawers beneath. From this room, a pair of French doors open onto the wide rear terrace. This whole area is perfectly arranged for modern day living and entertaining and really does have the "wow factor". • There is an extremely impressive Wine Cellar with good ceiling height which could equally work very well as a Gym or Cinema Room. • The Master Bedroom Suite is an excellent size with its own luxury Shower Room with large walk-in rainfall shower which then leads to the separate Dressing Room with an extensive range of fitted wardrobes. There are five further generously proportioned bedrooms (one en-suite with freestanding roll top bath and separate shower) and a luxuriously appointed family bathroom. OUTSIDE The sheltered gardens wrap around the house on three sides and provide a good degree of privacy and seclusion. A wide, paved terrace is a perfect place to entertain and steps lead down to the rear landscaped garden which creates a lovely back drop to the house with its sweeping lawns, interspersed with fine, specimen trees and flanked by mature, well-stocked borders. At the front there is a large gravelled driveway with parking for several vehicles and a detached brick built double garage. Side steps lead up to a large Studio/Home Office which is double aspect and has two attractive feature arched windows at either end. SITUATION Pembury is an attractive village about 3 miles to the north east of Tunbridge Wells, sitting in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village maintains a rural character but does have a good range of local shops for everyday needs and the renowned Black Horse gastro pub famous for their Sunday carvery and seafood extravaganza evenings. Tunbridge Wells has extensive shopping facilities including many leading chain stores, individual shops and boutiques as well as a wide choice of restaurants and cafes, theatres etc. Schooling: There is a wide choice of schools in the area in both the state and private sector including Kent College, Beechwood, Holmewood House as well as grammar schools for boys and girls in both Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge. Rail Links: Tunbridge Wells and Paddock Wood main line stations both offers services to London Bridge/Cannon Street/Charing Cross in under the hour. Road Networks: There are good road links to the A21 providing connections to the national motorway network, Gatwick/Heathrow/Stansted airports, Ebbsfleet international, the Channel Tunnel, ferry ports and south coast. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: All mains services connected. Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council Council Tax band (2020/21): G Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation. DIRECTIONS From Tunbridge Wells take the A264 Pembury Road passing Dunorlan Park on the right. Pass over two roundabouts and at the traffic lights turn right into Pembury village. Continue through the village and cross over the traffic lights. Highfield will be found after a short distance on the left hand side.