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Fordcombe Road, Penshurst, Tonbridge, TN11

Guide price £1,650,000

5 Beds 3 Baths 2 Receptions

REF: SVN210168

PROPERTY FEATURES

  • 3283 sq ft of flexible accommodation
  • about 3.3 acres in total
  • tucked away location on the edge of the village
  • Double car port with car charging point

THE PROPERTY

A unique property set in a private tucked away location on the edge of this popular village, offering over 3000 sq ft of flexible accommodation with about 3.3 acres DESCRIPTION Kintail is an attractive family home which is approached along a private driveway through a set of gates culminating at a parking area for a number of cars. The property is set within grounds of just over three acres of gardens, extensively landscaped including a kitchen garden, walled garden and a meadow. The property was originally constructed in the late 1800s with later additions. The property has undergone a schedule of further additions and improvements by the current owners and today is presented as a five-bedroom, largely single story, dwelling that offers flexible accommodation and potential for multi-generation living. FEATURES - Enclosed porch opening into the spacious, part-vaulted Sitting and Dining room with feature fireplace and two sets of French doors out to the paved terrace to the side of the property. - Drawing room with open fireplace and door to the side courtyard area. - Study/Home Office accessed via a few steps and located in one of the oldest sections of the house. - The Conservatory spans two sides of the property with two sets of French doors leading out to the secluded south-facing terrace. - Kitchen/Breakfast room with fitted box seating in the dining area, solid wood kitchen with granite worktops incorporating an island, ceramic sink, integrated dishwasher, range cooker and space for an American style fridge freezer. - Utility room with space for washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge. - Principal bedroom with dressing area and en suite bathroom with separate shower and underfloor heating. - Four further bedrooms. One is currently used as a home gym and has doors leading to the side garden. - Family bathroom with underfloor heating and an additional shower room. - South facing courtyard garden accessed off the conservatory, with space for summer dining/entertaining, leading around to a raised further decked terrace with views over neighbouring fields. - Walled kitchen garden with areas of lawn, an attractive arbour walk and a further large paved terrace. There are fruit bearing trees in this side garden including damson, cherry, plum and apple, plus gooseberry bushes. - Two garden cabins, one of which could be utilised as a home office. - Two garden sheds. - To the front of the house is a further expanse of lawn and a large meadow. - Double car port with electric car charging point and ample parking on the driveway. - There is an area of woodland before entering through the main gates to the property. Kintail owns two shares in this with the remainder being shared between the other properties on the drive and The Glebe. - Gardens and grounds extending to about 3.3 acres in total. SITUATION Penshurst is an historic village located in a valley upon the northern slopes of the Kentish Weald in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is situated between Tonbridge and Royal Tunbridge Wells, and just 6 miles south of Sevenoaks. The village has two historic estates: Penshurst Place, known haunt of King Henry VIII, and the private parklands of Swaylands. Penshurst is full of old timber-framed buildings and converted oast houses which attract many a visitor to the village. The village has good local amenities and a selection of clubs and societies, including football and cricket clubs, angling society, bridge club and a baby and toddler group. Nearby Sevenoaks provides more comprehensive shopping and leisure facilities. There are a number of good schools in the area catering for both boys and girls in both the private and public sectors. The A21 gives access to the M25 for Gatwick and Heathrow airports, national road networks, and links to the M20 for access to the coastal ports and Channel Tunnel. Main line rail services to London Charing Cross, London Bridge and Cannon Street can be accessed from Hildenborough station and Tonbridge station with journey times around 35/40 minutes. Tonbridge station also provides services to London Victoria. DIRECTIONS From our offices in Sevenoaks head southeast on London Road towards the A21. Continue for approximately 2.4 miles and then merge left onto the B245. Turn right onto Watt's Cross Road continuing into Rings Hill. Turn right onto Stocks Green Road/B2027. Continue for approximately 4 miles heading into the centre of Penshurst. Turn right onto the High Street and after a short distance, passing Glebelands on the right, turn right into the private driveway. Kintail is located at the end of the driveway. PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Oil fired boiler for hot water. Mains electric radiators, mains water and drainage. - Agent's Note - the private driveway is owned in total by Kintail. The neighbouring properties have a right of way across the first part of the driveway and contribute proportionately to the cost of maintaining that part of the driveway. - Local Authority: Sevenoaks District Council, 01732 227000 - Council Tax band: F (2021/22) - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.