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Gover Hill, Roughway, Tonbridge, TN11

Guide price £595,000

Under offer

2 Beds 2 Baths 2 Receptions

REF: SVN200193


  • Detached refurbished bungalow
  • Open plan living
  • 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
  • About 0.44 of an acre
  • Tucked-away rural position


A beautifully refurbished detached bungalow on just under half an acre, surrounded by woodland Entrance Porch, Open plan Kitchen/Dining/Sitting Room, Utility Room, Cloakroom, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bath/Shower Rooms, About 0.44 of an Acre, Off-road Parking DESCRIPTION Occupying a central position on a generous plot of about 0.44 of an acre, with a wooded outlook, this detached, brick, single storey dwelling, has been refurbished to provide beautifully presented accommodation. FEATURES - Open plan kitchen/living/dining room with bi-fold doors to the rear garden. - Engineered oak flooring throughout much of the property. - Painted, farmhouse-style kitchen with wood block worktops, butler-style sink, integrated fridge freezer, oven, hob and dishwasher. - Separate utility room with matching units to the kitchen and space/plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. - Feature fireplaces in the two reception areas and two bedrooms. The sitting room fireplace houses a woodburning stove. - Two double bedrooms with en suite bath/shower rooms. - The bathrooms feature white suites with tiled floors, part-tiled walls and heated towel rails. - Separate WC located off the dining area. - Double glazed windows. - Rear paved patio. - Wrap around garden with cob nut platt to the side of the house. - Off road parking. SITUATION The property occupies a secluded, elevated position on a quiet country lane in the hamlet of Roughway. There are some lovely walking opportunities with breathtaking views in the immediate vicinity including National Trust woodland on Gover Hill, plus several excellent local public houses to visit including 16th Century pubs in West Peckham (1 mile) and Dunks Green (1.4 miles) and the popular Chaser Inn public house in Shipbourne. The nearest shops are in the neighbouring villages/towns of: Hadlow : 2.5 miles Plaxtol : 3 miles Kings Hill : 4.5 miles (including Waitrose & Azda) West Malling : 5 miles Tonbridge : 6 miles Sevenoaks : 9.5 miles There are rail stations at Hildenborough (about 7 miles), Borough Green (3.6 miles), Tonbridge (6 miles) and Sevenoaks (9.5 miles). Borough Green serves London Victoria in about 50 minutes, whilst Tonbridge, Hildenbroough and Sevenoaks serve Charring Cross, via London Bridge and Waterloo East, and Cannon Street with journey times of around 35 minutes (from Sevenoaks). The M20 and thereby M25 is easily accessible, which in turn gives access to London, Gatwick and Heathrow Airports, Bluewater shopping centre near Dartford and the Channel Tunnel terminus. The area is well supplied with highly-regarded state, private and grammar schools including several popular options in Sevenoaks and Tonbridge. Shipbourne, Plaxtol, Hadlow and Mereworth all have good primary schools. Golf can be played at Nizels in Hildenborough and Poult Wood public golf course is only a few minutes drive away. There is a David Lloyd Tennis and Fitness club at Kings hill, a sports and leisure centres in Tonbridge and a private health/fitness centre at Nizels. Cricket clubs in Plaxtol and Hadlow. Tennis club in Shipbourne. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Oil fired central heating. Mains water and electricity. Private septic tank. - Local Authority: Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council, 01732 844522 - Council Tax band (2020/21): E - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation. 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 2.2 miles (over 2 roundabouts) before turning right into Higham Lane on the corner of a sharp left-hand bend. Then turn immediately left into Puttenden Road (towards Plaxtol). Continue to the end of this road and at the cross roads continue straight over into Dunk's Green Road. Where the road bends sharply to the left, turn right passing the pub. At the end of the road turn right onto The Hurst. The property will be found a little way down the hill on the right-hand side, shortly after the cross roads. From the M25 (junction 5)/Sevenoaks, take the A25 exit towards Sevenoaks. Stay on the A25 through Riverhead (over two roundabouts) and Seal. Shortly after the Crown Point pub turn right into Coach Road (towards Ivy Hatch). Proceed through Ivy Hatch and out on High Cross Road. At the end of the road turn right to join the A227 (towards Tonbridge). After about 1.2 miles, by The Chaser Inn on The Common in Shipbourne turn left into Upper Green Road across the Common. Continue on this road for about 1.3 miles before turning left into Dunk's Green Road. Where the road bends sharply to the left, turn right passing the pub. Continue as in above directions.