Clockhouse Mews, Penhurst Road, Penshurst, Tonbridge, TN11 8AW | Property for sale | Savills
Guide price £450,000(28,027,648 EGP)

Clockhouse MewsPenhurst Road, Penshurst, Tonbridge, TN11 8AW

  • Sold

Key features

  • Sold in April 2023
  • Two bedrooms and two bathrooms
  • Sitting room and further flexible reception space
  • Well-appointed kitchen
  • Private patio and access to the extensive and impressive communal parkland grounds
  • Well placed for the historic village of Penshurst, the road and rail links
  • Within convenient reach of Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge and Sevenoaks

A charming Grade II listed two bedroom mews house within this imposing and impressive country estate on the edge of the sought-after village of Penshurst.

About this property

  • Clockhouse Mews is a collection of six attractive and individual cottages situated within the prestigious Swaylands Estate in Penshurst with its forty acres of grounds including what was once the largest rockery in Europe, a lake, tennis court and former cricket pitch with listed pavilion.

    2 Clockhouse Mews is a light, spacious, well proportioned and well-presented property. This Grade II listed house enjoys a lovely balance of accommodation that can be configured to suit individual needs. Our client currently makes very sensible use of the generous reception hall as a lovely dining area that adjoins the well- appointed kitchen. The kitchen makes very effective use of the good space on offer, with attractive base and wall units and smart granite worktops providing good storage and preparation space; with integrated appliances. The generous sitting room to the rear has pretty French doors which open onto the paved and enclosed terrace providing a modest but easily maintained private area for outdoor entertaining/dining.

    The first floor enjoys two double bedrooms, both with fitted wardrobes; one with en suite shower room and one with an en suite bathroom.

    The property benefits from one open bay garage space and a further allocated parking space; with visitor parking also available.

    2 Clockhouse Mews is a leasehold property (125 years from 2006 - 110 years remaining). The property is also offered with 1/6 share in Clockhouse Mews Limited; which manages the freehold apportioned to Clockhouse Mews within the development.

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2 Clockhouse Mews is a delightful property that offers real flexibility; a wonderful permanent home, ideal as a country based pied-à-terre which is easy to lock up and leave or an investment property. The grounds at Swaylands are really remarkable and a very special and enjoyable asset for the residents.

Natasha SelbieProperty agent

Local information

  • The exclusive Swaylands Estate is a secure gated community within a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the outskirts of the historic and picturesque village of Penshurst. The original Swaylands House was built in the mid 1800s and later extended and sold to the banker George Henry Drummond, a close friend of Edward VII who is reputed to have been a regular guest.
  • The property occupies a convenient position, on the edge of the historic village of Penshurst, famous for its 14th Century stately home, Penshurst Place, which was once owned by Henry VIII. The picturesque village is surrounded by beautiful Kent countryside, designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
  • The village boasts a thriving community and amenities include a Church, village hall, tea room, post office, garage, the Leicester Arms public house, monthly Farmers market, and has immediate access to beautiful countryside walks and cycle paths. Penshurst cricket pitch is one of England's oldest and lies within the grounds of Penshurst Place.
  • There are two further popular country pubs within a couple of miles of the property, The Spotted Dog and The Bottle House Inn.
  • Comprehensive shopping: Penshurst enjoys the enviable position of being within convenient reach of the facilities of three large towns; Tunbridge Wells (just over 6 miles), Tonbridge (about 5 miles) and Sevenoaks (about 10 miles).
  • Schools: Penshurst has its own highly regarded primary school, with further primary schools in nearby Fordcombe and Chiddingstone. There are a number of other well-regarded schools in the area, including the sought after grammar schools in Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells and private schools such as Holmewood House Preparatory School in Langton Green and Sevenoaks and Tonbridge at secondary level.
  • Mainline rail: Penshurst (about 2.3 miles) to London Cannon Street from 57 minutes and to London Victoria from just over an hour. Hildenborough (about 4.7 miles) to London Charing Cross/Cannon Street from 41 minutes.
  • Communications: The A21 is accessible at Tonbridge and links to the M25 and national motorway networks and thereby to Heathrow and Gatwick airports, the channel ports and Channel Tunnel Terminus.

Additional information

  • Ground rent £450.00 per annum.
  • Service Charge £3192.20 per annum.
  • Clockhouse Mews Ltd. £250.00 per annum.
  • Directions: Postcode - TN11 8AW. From Tunbridge Wells proceed out of town on the London Road (A26) towards Southborough. Pass on through Southborough and continue past the Hand and Sceptre Pub on the right and the cricket pitch on the left. After about 0.6 miles, turn left into Bidborough Ridge, continue for about 2.8 miles and the entrance to The Swaylands Estate will be found on the left. Bear right following signs for Clockhouse Mews; the car park for Clockhouse Mews will found on the right hand side.
  • EPC Rating: F
  • Tenure: Leasehold. Lease Expiry: 01/01/2131 (106 years remaining)
  • Service Charge: TBC
  • Ground Rent: TBC
  • Council Tax Band: F