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The Lane, Fordcombe, Tunbridge Wells, TN3

Guide price £1,195,000

5 Beds 4 Baths 3 Receptions

REF: TON210074


  • Secluded setting in heart of village.
  • Much improved and well presented family house
  • Grade II Listed
  • 5 Bedrooms/4 Bathrooms/ 3 Reception Rooms
  • 0.27 Acre


A charming and most attractive family house set in the heart of the Village. Entrance Hall. Shower/Cloakroom. Boot Room. Family Room. Sitting Room. Dining/Breakfast Room. Kitchen. Utility Room. Master Bedroom and en suite Bathroom. Guest Bedroom with Bathroom and Dressing Room. 3 Further Bedrooms. Family Bathroom. 4 Bay Garage Building. Attractive and secluded Gardens in all about 0.27 acre. DESCRIPTION Hill Corner Cottage is a charming and most attractive Grade II listed detached house with brick and tile elevations under a hipped and tiled roof. The house is understood to date from the early 18th Century with probable earlier origins. Internally all main rooms benefit from a wealth of period features including inglenook fireplaces and exposed wall and ceiling timbers throughout. Historically the house was a terrace of three cottages but is now one family house. The present owners have considerably improved the house renovating throughout and also have extended it very much in keeping to the rear in 2016 to provide excellent and well-balanced family accommodation. The gardens are an attractive feature and provide a secluded and private setting. FEATURES Part glazed entrance door opens to quarry tiled Entrance Hall with stairs to first floor. Shower/Cloakroom. Boot Room. Double aspect Family Room with shelved/storage unit to one wall. External door. Boiler cupboard housing Worcester wall mounted boiler. Wine Cupboard with air conditioning unit. Stairs to First Floor. Double aspect Sitting Room with book shelving/low storage cupboards, ceiling timbers. Inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove on tiled hearth. Dining/Breakfast Room also approached from Entrance Hall. Inglenook fireplace with wood burner. Ceiling timbers. Boarded floor. External door to Front Garden. Step up to Kitchen with good area of Corian work surface over a range of bespoke cupboards and drawers. Fitted fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Fireplace with tiled slips. Utility Room with external door. Good area of Corian work surface over cupboards. Farmhouse sink. Plumbing and spaces for washing machine and tumble dryer. Stairs to First Floor. From the entrance hall single flight of stairs to 'T' shaped Landing with double airing cupboard. Master Bedroom Suite of good double bedroom and Bathroom. Bedroom 2 with adjacent Bathroom and Dressing Room. 3 Further Bedrooms and Family Bathroom. OUTSIDE Twin gates open to gravelled driveway providing good area of off-street parking and access to Detached Garage Building. Steps down to Rear Garden with lawned area and borders. The Front Garden is enclosed by mature hedging and is also mainly laid to lawn with variety of mature shrubs. Barbeque area with pizza oven. In all about 0.27 Acre. SITUATION Hill Corner Cottage occupies a secluded position right in the heart of this popular village opposite The Green, School and The Village Hall. The Chafford Arms Public House is also closeby. Good day to day shopping facilities can be found at Langton Green, while Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells both provide a wide range of shopping and leisure facilities as well as main line station serving London Charing Cross/Cannon Street. There are a good number of well regarded schools in the local area including Primary Schools in Fordcombe and Penshurst. There are Grammar Schools for both boys and girls in Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells. Private Schools include nearby Holmewood House, Yardley Court and the schools at Somerhill, Hilden Grange and Hilden Oaks in Tonbridge as well as Walthamstow Hall and Kent College for girls. Tonbridge and Sevenoaks Independent Schools. The A21 give access to the M25 and thence motorway network, Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted airports, Channel Terminus and Ports, Bluewater and Ebbsfleet International Terminus. Leisure facilities include Fordcombe Cricket Club, Golf courses at Tunbridge Wells, Hever and Nizels at Hildenborough as well as Tonbridge School Gym and Leisure Centre. DIRECTIONS From Tunbridge Wells proceed out on the A264 through Langton Green. After the village turn right onto Ashurst Road (A264) and then almost immediately right onto B2188 Fordcombe Road. Continue into the village and almost immediately opposite the Village Green turn right into The Lane. The driveway to Hill Corner Cottage is the first on the left. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: All Main Services. Gas fired Central Heating. Local Authority: Sevenoaks Town Council Offices Council Tax band: F Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation. Strictly by appointment through Jackson-Stops. Tel: 01892 521700