London Road, Tunbridge Wells – Upper Floor Flat Flat For
London Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1DD, UK
On MarketA fabulous second floor apartment set within an architecturally arresting and historic building in the heart of Royal Tunbridge Wells, with many of its late Victorian period features retained and a peaceful outlook to the beautiful Chapel Place.
- A wonderful apartment located on the second floor of this lovely period building.
- Over 1000 sq ft of well-configured living accommodation, in good order throughout.
- 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, large sitting room, dine-in kitchen, utility area and guest cloakroom.
- Lovely sash windows and high ceilings creating a wonderful sense of space and light.
- Dine-in kitchen with gloss cabinetry, sleek worktops and integrated appliances.
- Elegant 18ft sitting room with an enviable outlook over peaceful, pedestrian Chapel Place.
- Situated in the heart of the town centre, just a short walk from the mainline station.
DescriptionA wonderful 2-bedroom apartment offering over 1000 sq. ft. of light and airy living accommodation in a most fashionable area of Tunbridge Wells. Formerly the Royal Kentish Hotel, this historic building retains many beautiful period features and boasts the oldest working Otis lift in Europe. The apartment enjoys a south-facing aspect, with an enviable outlook over Chapel Place and Bedford Terrace, and has the potential to be further extended into the roof space, subject to necessary consents.
AccommodationThe apartment’s spacious entrance hall has fitted carpets and leads through to the central 30ft hallway with access to the apartment’s living accommodation. The stylish dine-in kitchen has a range of white gloss cabinetry with elegant dark worktops, complimented beautifully by the grey floor tiles. The charming sitting room at the end of the hallway benefits from many period features including the deep skirting boards so typical of the Victorian era, original sash windows, a feature fireplace with a marble hearth, cornicing and picture rails. Both bedrooms are comfortable doubles, and also enjoy all the period features, together with expansive built-in units offering plenty of storage space. Both bedrooms and all of the main living accommodation enjoy the peaceful outlook towards Bedford Terrace and Chapel Place. The large bathroom also has the wonderful high ceilings that are a feature of this fabulous apartment. There is also a useful utility room, a guest cloakroom and a large loft area accessible from the kitchen.
Communal AreasThe beautiful communal hallway has fabulous high ceilings, ornate cornicing and a striking chequerboard floor. A sweeping carpeted staircase leads to the upper floors, and the original Otis lift is in full working order. There is rear access directly onto Chapel Place and the building also benefits from a communal refuse room and separate bike store.
LocationOne of the real highlights of this property is its fabulous location. Situated in the heart of the vibrant spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells, there are restaurants, cafes, shops and beautiful parks on its doorstep. Yet once you are inside the apartment, its charming outlook over the pedestrian lane below makes it an enviably peaceful oasis. The mainline station is just a 5 minute walk away, as is the historic Pantiles with its elegant colonnaded walkway believed by many to be the most pleasant place in Tunbridge Wells to browse, shop, eat, drink and stroll. Further shopping opportunities are available at Royal Victoria Place and the award-winning Bluewater Shopping Centre is under 30 miles distant. If you want to escape to the coast, then the lovely seaside towns are easily accessible by car or public transport. There are many independent and state schooling options in the area, including those in the much sought-after Kent Grammar system and the mainline station offers a fast and frequent service to Central London.
Important InformationThis property is offered on share of freehold basis, with an unexpired lease of 984 years. The current annual service charge is £2,739.36. The flat has mains gas, electricity and water, and for council tax purposes falls within Tunbridge Wells Borough Council, band C. Lease restrictions: no noisy pets.
DirectionsFrom our offices on The Pantiles, take Linden Park Road towards London Road. Turn right and go straight ahead at the mini roundabout. At the next roundabout take the first exit, and Kentish Mansions can be seen on your right hand side, next to Maynards, the interior designer shop.
Guide Price £449,950
Status – Unfurnished
Tenure – Unknown
Bedrooms – 2
Bathrooms – 1
Receptions – 1
Tunbridge Wells town centre