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Rusthall Road, Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells, TN4

Guide price £1,600,000


5 Beds 3 Baths 3 Receptions

REF: TON120227


  • Wonderful detached Victorian Family House
  • Beautifully proportioned rooms
  • 5 Bedrooms/3 Reception Rooms
  • Extensive Cellar
  • Many classic period features
  • Attractive well stocked Garden
  • In all about 0.35 Acre
  • Tunbridge Wells Station about 1.5 miles
  • Council Tax Band: F (2023/24 £3,081.85)


An elegant and substantial Victorian villa over 3300 sq ft within walking distance of the village centre Entrance Vestibule. Reception Hall. Cloakroom. Double aspect Dining/Family Room. Double aspect Drawing Room. Substantial Conservatory. Kitchen/Breakfast Room. Large Utility Room. Extensive Cellar (1351 sq ft). Main Bedroom Suite including Dressing Room and En suite Shower Room. 3 Further Double Bedrooms. Bedroom 5/Study. Family Bathroom and Shower Room. Garage Block. Attractive well stocked and private Garden. In all about 0.35 Acre. DESCRIPTION Warborough Lodge is a handsome and substantial detached Victorian villa believed to date from the mid 1800's offering elegant and spacious family accommodation. Externally the house benefits from attractive rendered elevations under a slate roof. Internally all rooms are beautifully proportioned and there is a wealth of features so classic of the period including sash windows, high ceilings, fireplaces and cornicing. The present owner has made a number of improvements to the house including the addition of a substantial conservatory overlooking the rear garden. The well stocked garden is also a most attractive feature surrounded by mature hedging and trees providing a good degree of privacy. ACCOMMODATION From the Entrance Porch a part glazed front door opens to Entrance Vestibule with boarded floor. A further part glazed door opens to Reception Hall with pine boarded floor. Stained glass window inset. Original service bells. Cloakroom. Double aspect Dining/Family Room with tall sash windows to front. Fireplace with mahogany surround tiled insert and hearth. Double aspect 'L' shaped Drawing Room originally two rooms with tall sash windows to front. Wood burning stove to fireplace with marble surround. Fitted bookcase with cupboards under. Further sash window with shutters. Second fireplace with metal insert and tiled slips. From both the Hall and Drawing Room french windows open to Substantial Conservatory with double doors to rear terrace and garden. Opening to Kitchen/Breakfast Room with sash windows overlooking the garden. Good area of wood work surface, with inset double farmhouse sink, over a range of cupboards and drawers. Space for range style cooker with stainless steel splashback. Space for American style fridge/freezer. Bosch dishwasher. Large Utility Room with sash window and stable style external door to side. Plumbing and space for washing machine. Bosch oven to former cooking range fireplace. Wooden work surface with butlers sink. Also from the Hall a door and steps lead down to extensive Cellar comprising 5 rooms. Potterton and Worcester wall mounted boilers, hot water cylinder. Brick flooring. External door. First Floor approached by an elegant easy rising staircase with half landing and mahogany hand rail to Galleried Main Landing Main Bedroom with sash windows to front, marble fireplace. En suite Shower Room with large glazed walk in shower cubicle. Dressing Room. Bedroom 2 with 3 sash windows to front. Marble fireplace with tiled insert. Further Double Bedroom with window to side. Fireplace with tiled slips and bookcase to side. Bedroom 5/Study with sash to front. Shower Room. Rear Landing with walk in linen cupboard. Double Bedroom with window to rear overlooking garden and views beyond. Family Bathroom with suite comprising slipper style bath and shower cubicle. OUTSIDE Double gates open to a tarmac Driveway/Parking Area to the front of the house that gives access to detached Garage Block with two sets of double doors to front and further double doors and personal door to rear. To the West side of the house a gate gives access to a brick paved courtyard with pathway continuing on to the Garden, mainly laid to lawn with well stocked herbaceous borders and beds planted with a wide variety of flowering shrubs and plants. Magnificent Sequoia. Mature hedges to sides provide a good degree of privacy. Across the rear elevation is a raised paved terrace with stone balustrade. Timber Greenhouse. In all about 0.35 Acre SITUATION Rusthall Village is surrounded by woods and common land. The centre is just a short walk away with its good range of shopping facilities on a day to day basis, medical centre, vets, post office, public houses and primary school. Tunbridge Wells town Centre offers a wide range of shopping facilities including specialist boutique shops on the Pantiles and High Street, to the more modern Royal Victoria Shopping Centre. Tunbridge Wells station (about 1.5 miles) provides regular services to London Charing Cross/Cannon Street. There are a number of well-regarded schools in the local area in both private and state sectors including Tonbridge & Sevenoaks independent schools. Private schools in and around the town include nearby Holmewood House in Langton Green, Rosehill, The Mead and Beechwood. Kent College at Pembury as well as the Schools at Somerhill, and Hilden Grange in Tonbridge. State Schools include Grammar schools for both Boys and Girls in Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge, Bennett Memorial, Skinners and Judd. The A21 provides links to the M25 and thence motorway network, Gatwick, Stansted and Heathrow airports, Channel Tunnel and the Ports as well as the South Coast. Bluewater. Leisure facilities include golf at the Nevill, cricket at the Nevill Ground; as well as tennis, football and rugby clubs in the town; Trinity Arts Centre and The Assembly Hall theatres, Multiplex Cinema at Knights Park Industrial Estate; Dunorlan Park with its boating lake. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: All Mains Services. Gas fired Central Heating. Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council Council Tax Band: F (2023/24 £3,081.85) Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.