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The Glebe, Penshurst, Tonbridge, TN11

Guide price £745,000

4 Beds 2 Baths 1 Reception

REF: SVN200030


  • Southerly views over grounds and countryside
  • 4 double bedrooms
  • Twin garages
  • Beautifully presented


A beautifully presented, four double bedroom townhouse style property tucked away in a rural setting on the fringe of this popular village DESCRIPTION The Glebe is a private country estate amounting to about six and a half acres including a croquet lawn, football pitch, wildlife meadow and children's play area. It is secluded and provides a wonderful backdrop to these rather unique properties. No.1 is the last of just 7 houses in the estate, tucked away at the far west end of the grounds. From its elevated position, the view over the communal grounds and surrounding countryside gets better with each floor of the generous accommodation. The property has been tastefully updated by the present owner and includes engineered wood flooring in several of the rooms, contemporary radiators and luxury wallpaper from the likes of Zoffany and Cavalli. FEATURES From the parking area steps lead down though shrub beds to a paved patio and front door with fluted pillar detailing. The initial entrance hall has polished floor tiles, and floor to ceiling wall mounted mirrors. A mirrored cabinet houses the boiler. A door with glass panes opens into: The inner hallway, with chequered black and white floor tiles and painted staircase leading up to the first floor. Doors lead off to the cloakroom, kitchen and sitting room. The kitchen comprises painted wall and base units with granite work tops incorporating a Neff American style fridge/freezer with ice and water dispenser, integrated dishwasher, undermount sink, Neff 5 ring induction hob, fan oven and a microwave combination oven. Underfloor heating. A breakfast bar with further base units separates the kitchen from the: Double aspect sitting/dining room with French doors leading out to the rear gardens. Engineered wood flooring. The first-floor landing has a large laundry/airing cupboard with space and plumbing for stacking a washing machine and tumble dryer. There are two double bedrooms on the first floor and a family bathroom. The generous principal bedroom enjoys the lovely view out over the grounds to the south and benefits from a luxury walk in wardrobe/dressing room. The bathroom has a roll top double ended bath with shower attachment, Burlington pedestal wash basin and WC, heated towel rail, large wall mounted mirror, marble floor tiles with underfloor heating and tiled walls. A second flight of stairs rises to the top floor landing, which has hatch access to a boarded attic with fixed ladder. There are 2 further double bedrooms and a shower room on the second floor. The shower room has marble floor and wall tiles, a wet room style shower, twin Burlington wash basins and WC, a heated towel rail and a wall mounted mirror. The title plan for the property does not include any private garden, although the residents all loosely agree to utilise and maintain the areas immediately to the front and rear of their houses. To the rear of 1 The Glebe is a paved patio which is screened on each side. From here you can enjoy an outlook over the south facing communal grounds. The property comes with twin garages en bloc with power and lighting. Generally, the residents also utilise the space in front of their garages for additional parking. There is a communal service charge of £375 per quarter which covers external items such as lighting, gardening, tree surgery. SITUATION The Glebe is located on the edge of the picturesque village of Penshurst, which has a tea room, petrol station/shop, monthly Farmers market, beautiful walks, cycle paths and the famous historic Penshurst Place. There are two popular country pubs within about a mile of the property, The Spotted Dog and The Bottle House Inn. The major towns of Tonbridge, Sevenoaks and Tunbridge Wells are close by. Tunbridge Wells has an excellent selection of High Street, designer and boutique fashion stores, supermarkets, leisure, recreation and everyday facilities. There are a number of highly regarded schools in the area including Penshurst, Fordcombe and Chiddingstone primary schools, Grammar schools in Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells and Sevenoaks. Private schools in Langton Green (Holmewood House), Sevenoaks and Tonbridge. Penshurst station (about 2.3 miles) has services to London Bridge in just over 1 hour. Hildenborough (about 4.7 miles) has services to London Charing Cross/Cannon Street from around 40 minutes. The A21 is accessible at Tonbridge and links to the M25 and national motorway networks. DIRECTIONS From Penshurst Place in the centre of the village, head up through the village on the B2188 towards Fordcombe. Proceed out of the village and The Glebe will be found on the right-hand side - the second driveway beyond Glebelands. Continue to the very end of the driveway. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Oil fired central heating. Mains water, electricity and drainage. - Service charge: £1,300 per year for upkeep of grounds and access road Local Authority: Sevenoaks District Council, 01732 227000 Council Tax band (2020/21): F