Offers in excess of £1,950,000
Clanricarde Gardens, Tunbridge Wells
An elegant Edwardian six bedroom detached property set within a private no-through road in central Tunbridge Wells. Classic contemporary interiors, high quality fittings and period features throughout. Private parking. Rear garden. Very convenient for excellent schools. Around 0.1 miles to Tunbridge Wells station; London Bridge from 42 mins.
An elegant Edwardian detached property set within a conservation area in the very heart of Royal Tunbridge Wells. The home offers classic contemporary interiors featuring quality joinery and fittings throughout whilst retaining a wealth of craftsman restored period features including the vast sash windows, ornate cornicing, door pediments, tall skirting and original doors.
The property is found towards the end of a private no-through road, just a short stroll from the extensive amenities of Tunbridge Wells, and a couple of minutes walking distance from the railway station, which offers direct services to London Bridge from around 42 minutes. Quality schooling abounds in the area with easy access to primary schools and secondary schools in the state, grammar and private sectors.
The home is set over four floors, stepping in the front door on to the ground floor is the where you will find the main living quarters. An impressive entrance hallway, study/games room, two interconnecting reception rooms, a large kitchen/dining room set with marble worktops, hand made cabinets throughout, space for all appliances and a Grohe hot/cold mixer tap with a boiling tap incorporated. Adjacent to the kitchen is separate cloakroom entrance and w/c. You can gain access to the garden from both the kitchen, reception room and side access through the cloakroom.
Down to the basement room is where you will find the cinema room, utility area, the wine cellar that holds 750 bottles this room has been tanked and has a humidity and A/C unit to store and age your bottles in the perfect environment. Also in the basement is the plant room which contains two mega flow water tanks, the Vaillant boiler, a water softener and "Hive" technology for each floor of the home. All of these services where fitted within the last five years ensuring this large family home is efficiently lived in.
The first floor occupies three en suite bedrooms, the first being the master bedroom compromising the same footprint as the two interconnecting reception rooms downstairs. The master bedroom offers a his and hers dressing room set with hand made David Haugh fitted floor to ceiling wardrobes and an impressive en suite bathroom with a separate roll top bath and walk in shower unit, W/C and basin. The en suite bathroom also has underfloor heating, "Bose" sound speakers and a built in Aquavision TV.
The other two bedrooms on this floor are both big enough for super king beds, have fitted wardrobes and en suite bathrooms. All the en suites have superb ventilation systems fitted.
The third floor comprises three further bedrooms. Being on the top floor the lighting is incredible with skylights throughout and velux windows in every room. The first bedroom is used as the guest suite, a large bedroom with an en suite bathroom and built-in wardrobes. The last two bedrooms have a separate family bathroom offering a separate bath and walk-in shower. The sixth bedroom is currently used by our owners as a gym. On this floor there are a vast amount of storage spaces in the eaves and a large airing cupboard on the landing.
There is low energy LED downlighting throughout the house with Cat 5 cabling in most of the rooms. The whole house runs on fast fiber broadband offering 80 MB per second. All the sash windows have been reconditioned and the house is very well insulated with an impressive energy performance for a large family residence.
The property sits within a generous plot that affords exceptional levels of parking for two large vehicles at the front, secured behind electric gates. At the rear is a large patio terrace and a family lawn area with mature boundaries. A large built in storage unit was recently added to hold outdoor furniture and bikes, this unit has power and lighting. The garden offers a significant degree of privacy and sunshine. The house sits in a private residential road set with CCTV and Security.
This beautiful building is located in the heart of Royal Tunbridge Wells, several hundred yards from the railway station, the popular 'village' area of town with its upmarket and independent retailers and eateries, and the iconic and historic Pantiles. Royal Victoria Place shopping centre, the High Street, the department stores of Fenwick's and Hoopers, plus two theatres, are all within 0.5 miles.
Tunbridge Wells is popular with families and commuters alike. A wide range of local and well-regarded independent and state schools are available in the town and surrounding areas, including the popular Kent grammars, and independent secondary schools can also be found in Tonbridge and Sevenoaks.
Tunbridge Wells station has services to London Charing Cross (via London Bridge and Waterloo East) and Cannon Street. For road travel, the A21 provides convenient access to the M25, about 17 miles to the North, and also to the Kent coast.
- Stunning Edwardian Six Bedroom, Five Bathroom Residence
- 4725 sq ft
- Central Tunbridge Wells Location
- Just Minutes Walking Distance to Rail Station
- London Bridge by train from 42 minutes
- Private, state & grammar schools
- Period Character & High Calibre Fittings Throughout
- Recently Refurbished Throughout Within The Last Five Years
- Private Gated Parking For Two Cars Plus Private Permit Parking Outside
- Quiet Location