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Bidborough Ridge, Bidborough, Tunbridge Wells, TN4

Guide price £1,850,000

7 Beds 4 Baths 5 Receptions

REF: TON210011


A superb family house in probably one of the best positions on Bidborough Ridge benefiting from wonderful views Entrance Hall. Sitting Room. Drawing Room. Dining Room. Playroom. Conservatory. Superb Kitchen/Breakfast/Family Room. Utility Room. Master Bedroom Suite. Guest Bedroom Suite. 4 further Bedrooms. Study/Bedroom 7 Tandem Garage. Garden Shed, Bike Shed, Summerhouse. Attractive Gardens In all about 0.5 Acre. DESCRIPTION 31 Bidborough Ridge is an attractive and excellent detached family house built originally in the late 1920's with rendered and brick elevations under a tiled roof. The house occupies probably one of the best positions in this popular address, set well back and above the road in a private and secluded position and benefits from the renowned wonderful views over the Medway Valley from all rooms at the front of the house. The present owners considerably improved and extended the house to one side in 2013 to create a beautifully balanced family house including 6 double bedrooms. It is considered that the accommodation could fairly easily be further enhanced, by converting the garage, to create annexe accommodation if required. The property also benefits from Grid connected solar panels. The delightful south facing garden lies mainly to the rear and includes a substantial terrace area across the whole of the rear elevation and in all the whole plot extends to about 0.5 Acre. ACCOMMODATION Glazed door to enclosed Entrance Porch with further door opening to Entrance Hall with stairs to first floor. Cloakroom. Double aspect Sitting Room (currently used as treatment room) enjoying stunning views to front. Fireplace with fitted fire. Double aspect Drawing Room. Open brick fireplace to one end with raised fender. Glazed door to Conservatory with double doors to garden, tiled floor. The Drawing Room opens into Dining Room with attractive outlook to garden, laminate flooring. Door to Superb Kitchen/Breakfast/Family Room benefiting from the wonderful views to the front. Excellent granite work surface area over a range of cupboards and drawers. Matching eye level cupboards. Rangemaster range style cooker. Tiled floor with underfloor heating. Space and plumbing for American style fridge/freezer, plumbing and space for dishwasher. Spacious Breakfast/Family area with tiled floor. Rear Hallway with secondary stairs to first floor. Cloakroom 2 with useful understair cupboard. Playroom with full height picture windows either side of glazed double doors to garden. Utility Room (originally used as kitchen) with good work surface area over range of cupboards and drawers. Space for fridge/freezer. Plumbing and spaces for washing machine and tumble dryer. Eye level cupboards. Part glazed external door. Door to Garage. From the Hall a single flight of stairs to Half Landing with step up to Study/Bedroom 7 with views to front. Spacious Landing with access to roof space. Linen cupboard. Master Bedroom with glazed double doors to balcony with views to front. Fitted wardrobes. Spacious En Suite Bathroom with shower. Guest Bedroom with En Suite Shower Room. Double aspect Bedroom with views to front. Fitted wardrobes. Double aspect Bedroom with outlook to garden. Fitted wardrobes and dressing table. Bedroom with outlook to garden. Fitted wardrobes. Further Double aspect Bedroom also with outlook to garden. Family Bathroom. Shower Room. OUTSIDE The house is approached off the private slip road over a tarmac driveway to a substantial parking and turning area to the front of the house, with variety of shrubs to borders. Tandem integral Garage with up and over door. Power and light laid on. Sink unit. 2 wall mounted Worcester gas boilers, hot water tank, water softener, Smart Meters. Internal door to Utility Room. A side gate gives access to the Rear Garden which is mainly laid to lawn interspersed with variety of shrubs and young trees. Across the rear of the house is a spacious paved terrace with steps up to garden. Initially gently sloping with further paved sitting area and steps to level garden area including vegetable garden with raised beds. Garden Shed with power and water. Bike Shed. Summerhouse. External hot and cold water taps. In all extending to about 0.5 Acre. SITUATION The house occupies a convenient position set towards the beginning of this popular location on the edge of the favoured village of Bidborough. The house is set back and up from the road providing a good degree of privacy. Bidborough Village centre is within easy reach with its local shop, Garage, Church, well regarded Primary School and The Kentish Hare Public House. Both Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells Town Centres offer a wide range of shopping and leisure facilities, with Tonbridge main line station providing frequent services to London Charing Cross/Cannon Street. There are a good number of well-regarded schools in the local area with Independent Schools including Tonbridge, Sevenoaks and Kent College, and Preparatory Schools including Somerhill, Hilden Oaks and Hilden Grange in Tonbridge and Holmewood House in Langton Green. As well as the local village primary school, the house falls in the catchment areas for Grammar Schools including Judd, Skinners and Tunbridge Wells Grammar for Boys and for Girls there are Tonbridge Grammar, Weald and Tunbridge Wells Girls Grammar schools. The A21 at Quarry Hill gives access to the M25 and thence motorway network, Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted Airports, Channel Tunnel Terminus and Ports. Ebbsfleet International Terminal. Leisure Facilities include Golf Courses at Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells, Hever and Hildenborough (Nizels). Tonbridge School Sports Centre as well as Leisure Centres/swimming pools in both Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells. DIRECTIONS From the A21 proceed south on the A26 towards Southborough. Turn right onto the B2176 (Bidborough Ridge) signed to Penshurst. Continue for about 0.3 of a mile where the private slip road will be found on the left just after the drive for no. 21. Turn in and 31 is the last house before the end of the road. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: All Mains Services. Gas fired Central Heating 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. VIEWINGS Strictly by appointment through Jackson-Stops. Tel: 01892 521700