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Dene Park, Shipbourne Road, Tonbridge, TN11

Guide price £650,000

3 Beds 3 Baths 2 Receptions

REF: SVN200091


  • Gated country estate
  • Beautifully maintained communal grounds
  • On site estate manager
  • Communal tennis court
  • On the outskirts of Tonbridge (1.5 miles to shops)
  • Freehold property with private garden area
  • Garage en bloc and allocated parking


A delightful freehold attached wing to a Victorian mansion in this beautifully maintained, gated country estate Entrance Porch, Entrance Hall, Double ended 30' Reception Room, Kitchen, WC, Master Bedroom with Balcony and En Suite Shower Room, Bedroom 2 with Study/Dressing Room, Bathroom, Bedroom 3 with En Suite Shower Room, Private Courtyard Garden, Allocated Parking, Garage en bloc, Communal Grounds with Tennis Court DESCRIPTION Birch Grove is a modern wing to an impressive Victorian country mansion that was converted into prestigious apartments in the early 1990s, which is when this property was built. This freehold property comes with a garage en bloc, parking space adjacent to the property and private courtyard garden as well as a south facing balcony overlooking the communal grounds to the front. FEATURES - Telephone entry system for the communal entrance gates. - Communal grounds, amounting to about 4 acres, which are immaculately maintained by the on-site groundsman. - Communal tennis court. - The house benefits from good ceiling heights, some with cornice and ceiling roses. - Integrated vacuum system. - Decorative detailing such as panelling, scroll corbels to archways and etched glass in the doors to the sitting room. - Feature fireplace in the sitting room with coal and log effect gas fire on a slate hearth with carved wooden surround. - Sealed unit double glazing. - French doors from the sitting room and a glazed door from the kitchen open out to the private courtyard garden at the rear of the property. - Limed oak kitchen units incorporating a convention oven, microwave oven, integrated dishwasher and fridge freezer, four ring hob and space for a washing machine. There is also a ceramic sink and drainer with swan neck mixer tap and filter water tap. - All three bedrooms have built-in wardrobes. - En suite shower rooms to two of the bedrooms plus a separate bathroom. - The paved walled courtyard is very private and an archway leads through to the parking area at the side of the house and a further terrace area. Steps lead up to an area of garden also included in the sale, currently planted with mature shrubs. - Outside tap and private bin store. SITUATION Dene Park is a private, gated Victorian country estate situated on the rural outskirts of Tonbridge, near the village of Shipbourne. There are some lovely countryside walks to be enjoyed in the immediate vicinity. Local Shopping: York Parade, Tonbridge (1.5 miles), Hadlow (2.5 miles) and Plaxtol (3.2 miles). Shipbourne also has an award winning weekly farmers market. Comprehensive Shopping: Tonbridge (3 miles) and Sevenoaks (8 miles) have an excellent selection of shopping and recreational facilities including restaurants, bars, leisure centres and sports clubs. Schools: The area is well served with numerous highly regarded schools including preparatory and grammar schools in Tonbridge. Leisure Facilities: Nizels, Poult Wood, Knole Park and Wildernesse Golf Courses. Leisure Centres in Tonbridge, Nizels Clubhaus and Sevenoaks. Rail Links: Tonbridge Station (about 3.2miles) has services to London Charing Cross (via London Bridge) and Cannon Street from about 35 minutes 40 minutes. Road Networks: The M25 (junction 5) is easily accessible via the A21 giving access to London, Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted Airports and the Channel Tunnel Terminus. DIRECTIONS From Tonbridge, head North on the A227, Shipbourne Road (straight ahead/fork right at the traffic lights at the top of the High Street by Tonbridge School). Continue for about 2.4 miles (over 2 roundabouts) towards Shipbourne. The entrance to Dene Park will be found on the left-hand side shortly after a sharp left-hand bend. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Mains gas fired central heating. Mains water, electricity and drainage. - Current annual service charge: £2,981 excluding water and sewage (£660 for the previous year) - Local Authority: Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council, 01732 844522 - Council Tax band: G (£3,145.23 for 2020/21) - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.