A well-presented chalet bungalow offering versatile and spacious accommodation and featuring a delightful, landscaped garden.
Tunbridge Wells is the only spa town in the Southeast of England, with elegant architecture and a wide range of cultural, entertainment and shopping attractions, including the Chalybeate Spring, two theatres, cafés, restaurants and a mixture of national multiple retailers and independent shops. This wealth of amenities, coupled with excellent schools and good transport links, makes Tunbridge Wells a popular base for families and commuters alike.
1 The Ridings is located just off the Pembury Road, providing access to the town centre, mainline station and A21. It is just 0.9 miles from Dunorlan Park, (approximately 30 acres of landscaped parkland with a 6 acre lake) and about 1.6 miles from the town centre. There is also an out of town retail park about 2.4 miles away, which has a Nuffield Health Club, Bowlplex and Odeon Cinema.
Schools: There are many highly-regarded schools in the area, both state and private, including Beechwood Sacred Heart, Skinners' Kent Academy, St James' and St Peter's Primary Schools, The Mead and Rose Hill Preparatory Schools, Kent College in Pembury and the Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge grammar schools.
Mainline rail services: Tunbridge Wells (about 2 miles) has services to London Cannon Street and London Charing Cross (via London Bridge and Waterloo East) with journey times from about 47 minutes.
Communications: Pembury Road links to the A21, which in turn provides access to the M25 London orbital motorway linking to other road networks, Gatwick and Heathrow airports and the Channel Tunnel.
covered verandah with outside cloakroom
entrance hall/dining room
2 ground floor bedrooms
1st floor master bedroom
3 bath/shower rooms
south-facing, landscaped garden
1 The Ridings is a well-proportioned chalet bungalow offering spacious and flexible accommodation. The property is conveniently positioned for access to the town centre and for road / rail links whilst being located at the beginning of a cul-de-sac in a quiet residential area. The building surrounds a superb south-facing landscaped garden that is set out on two levels. There are two ponds, one on each level, that are filtered and cleaned by a below ground filtering system. An attractive mini waterfall between the ponds forms a feature of the garden. The whole garden surrounding the house includes several rockeries and flower beds and is abundantly stocked with mature plants and shrubs. It provides an excellent area for outdoor entertaining, being very private and sheltered from the wind.
1 The Ridings comprises: a front door that leads to a covered verandah with tiled floor and an outside cloakroom; a welcoming reception hall with light flooding in from a fully-glazed front door and window to the front; an exceptionally spacious triple-aspect sitting room with a high ceiling, a brick fireplace with oak bressumer and a multi-fuel burning stove; a well-appointed kitchen with wood wall and base units under Corian worktops and integrated appliances; 2 ground floor bedrooms, one en suite and with its own separate entrance and both with built-in wardrobes; ground floor study/bedroom 4 with built-in desk, cupboards and drawers; striking ground floor bathroom; a dual-aspect master bedroom with built-in wardrobes and plenty of eaves storage and a family bathroom on the first floor complete the accommodation.
The house is accessed from the road over a brick-paved driveway leading to a double garage and which provides parking for three cars. The front garden is made up of two areas of lawn and features a magnolia tree, an acer tree, flower beds with evergreen shrubs and a terrace that sweeps around to one side. There is a workshop/store room attached to the garage that can be accessed from the rear garden.
Services: Mains gas-fired central heating. Mains water, electricity and drainage.
Outgoings: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council: 01892 526121. Tax Band F
Energy Performance: A full copy of the Energy Performance Certificate is available on request.
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