Garden Cottage, 5 Bayham Road, Tunbridge Wells – Detached House For

5 Bayham Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 5HR, UK

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Coming to the market for the first time in nearly 30 years, a charming former gamekeeper's lodge on the south side of Tunbridge Wells. Located on a popular residential road only a short walk from the town centre, this lovely home offers 3/4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and 2 reception rooms. With a spacious, fully air-conditioned garden office, conservatory and separate utility room, this really is one to view.
  • Charming former gamekeeper's lodge within walking distance of Tunbridge Wells.
  • Over 1,760 sq ft of well-configured living accommodation.
  • 3/4 bedrooms, 2 reception rooms and 2 bathrooms arranged over 2 floors.
  • Lovely, bright conservatory overlooking the pretty, secluded rear garden.
  • Versatile garden studio/office with underfloor heating and air-conditioning.
  • Beautiful, award-winning gardens with ornamental pond.
  • Driveway, off-road parking and spacious garage.
  • Ideally placed for all local amenities, including excellent grammar and independent schooling options.

DESCRIPTION

Coming to the market for the first time in nearly 30 years, Garden Cottage is a truly charming residence offering spacious living accommodation in the lovely spa town of Tunbridge Wells. A former gamekeeper's lodge to the Eridge Estate, this lovely family home offers 3/4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and 2 reception rooms, with the added benefit of a sunny conservatory and separate utility room. With a garage and a versatile studio/office located in the secluded rear garden, this is a delightful property and early viewing is highly recommended.

ACCOMMODATION

Garden Cottage has well-proportioned and spacious accommodation arranged over two levels and is presented in good condition throughout. A front porch leads to the entrance hallway, offering access to the large sitting room on the right, with exposed beams and built-in shelving, and the lovely, double-aspect dining room to the left. A door from the living room leads to the kitchen/diner which has oak cupboards, exposed stone walls and beams. The living room also offers access to the sunny, bright conservatory which overlooks the pretty rear garden. A utility room off the kitchen and downstairs shower room complete the ground floor of this lovely home. A large storage cupboard sits beneath the main staircase, which leads up to the first floor landing. The master bedroom has fitted limed-oak style wardrobes and there are two further bedrooms, which also have excellent built-in storage. A spacious secondary room off the front bedroom is currently used as a dressing/storage area. The contemporary family bathroom is bright and airy, with a large shower cubicle, sink in vanity unit, WC and towel rail.

OUTSIDE

The property sits well within its plot and is approached via a smart shingle driveway. The award-winning front garden is home to a magnolia tree, azalea bushes and colourful flower beds. The driveway can accommodate up to 4 vehicles and provides access to the large garage with door to rear. The rear garden is an absolute delight with lawned areas, specimen trees, flower beds, soft fruit bushes, raised vegetable beds and a garden pond with goldfish. A raised patio area with brick-built BBQ offers excellent entertaining space. The garden is further enhanced by a versatile studio/office building with underfloor heating, air conditioning, built-in glass cabinetry and a separate brick-built WC.

THE AREA

Bayham Road is a highly regarded location on the favoured southern side of the vibrant spa town of Tunbridge Wells. It is within walking distance of many lovely parks, including Hawkenbury and Dunorlan and all the recreational amenities they have to offer, such as children's play areas, tennis courts and a boating lake. Tunbridge Wells town centre, with its well-regarded restaurants, extensive shopping facilities and mainline station with regular services to Central London, is also within easy walking distance. There are excellent schooling options in the area, including those in the much sought-after Kent Grammar system. The impressive, award-winning Bluewater Shopping Centre is 30 miles away and if you want to escape to the south coast, then the lovely seaside towns are only 26 miles distant.

DIRECTIONS

From our offices on the Pantiles, turn left on to Linden Park Road and then left on to Montacute Road. At the t-junction at the end of this road, turn right onto Frant Road, then left into Birling Road after The Bull Public House. Continue on Birling until it changes into Bayham Road. Number 5 can be found on your left hand side, just before the turning to Wallace Close on your right.
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