St. Johns Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4 9XD | Property for sale | Savills
212.10 sq m
Guide price £1,200,000(72,891,395 EGP)

St. Johns RoadTunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4 9XD

    Key features

    • An attractive, detached family home
    • Open plan kitchen/breakfast,dining area, snug and sitting room
    • Further ground floor sitting room & first floor study
    • Four double bedrooms - Principal bedroom suite, one en suite bedroom, two further bedrooms & family bathroom
    • Generous, level garden to the rear
    • Driveway parking for several cars
    • Very well placed for highly regarded primary & secondary schools in the area, including Kent grammars
    • Convenient proximity to Tunbridge Wells centre, Southborough and Tonbridge to the north, choice of stations and road links

    A substantial, beautifully presented detached family house in the St John's area, ideally placed for the grammar schools , travel links and amenities of the town.

    About this property

    • Constructed in the 1930s, 212 St. John's Road has been carefully maintained, extended and updated by our clients to create a substantial and attractive house and a stylish and comfortable family home within. The house enjoys well-proportioned rooms and a very high standard of presentation throughout with contemporary fittings and finishes.

      Our clients have created a layout that is well-suited to modern family living and entertaining; hidden behind the original front door and pretty stained glass window awaits the very impressive, light-filled rear extension that incorporates a kitchen/breakfast area, dining area, snug and sitting room.

      The bespoke handmade and cleverly designed kitchen by Woodwork kitchens of Southborough. The cabinetry comprises wall units with hidden appliance sockets, pan drawers with hidden cutlery drawers, a large house-keepers cupboard, a breakfast bar with integrated bin storage and there is plenty of preparation space on the Quartz worktop, together with integrated appliances including separate full-sized fridge and freezer, dishwasher, double wine-fridge and a large range oven. A Quooker boiling/cold filtered water tap over the double inset ceramic sink is not only convenient but gives the kitchen a contemporary touch.

      The dining area is sat next to the bi-fold doors providing the view over and opening onto the garden beyond. There is a cosy snug area with fitted alcove units either side of fireplace with woodburning stove. The dual aspect sitting room that overlooks the garden is a super space to gather around a large feature fireplace and TV area. A further sitting room sits to the front of the house with a large bay window and feature fireplace.

      There is a utility room with Butler sink and the bespoke Woodwork cabinetry is echoed from the kitchen, including cupboards to house the boiler, hot water cylinder and underfloor heating manifold as well as general storage, there is direct access to the side of the house and a WC completes the ground floor.

      The first floor comprises three light, spacious double bedrooms, one of which is ensuite, with an additional well-appointed family bathroom. There is also a useful study on this floor, ideal for today's working from home needs. The principal suite is set across the second floor the bedroom has a striking feature window, providing a pleasant view over the garden and neighbouring playing fields, with a dressing area and fiitted wardrobes, creating a wonderful retreat,the stylish shower room across the landing includes an eye-catching, bespoke double vanity unit.

      Outside - The generous, level garden is a particular feature of the house with a good expanse lawn, perfect for child's play. There are two large paved terraces at either end of the garden, ideal for entertaining on a large or intimate scale, with a large summer house to the rear of the garden. The property is approached over a driveway providing off-street parking for several cars. A path leads down the side of the house through a close-boarded gate to the rear garden.

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    The fabulous architect-designed extension at 212 St. Johns Road gives this house a true "wow-factor" feeling! A house to fill full of memories, by being able to entertain, in style, all year round, you'll have trouble keeping the family & friends away from this very welcoming home.

    Natasha SelbieProperty agent

    Local information

    • Tunbridge Wells is the only spa town in the Southeast of England, with elegant architecture and a variety of cultural, entertainment and shopping attractions, including the historic Pantiles (approximately 2 miles), known for its charming Georgian colonnade, summer Jazz festivals, regular food and craft markets and Chalybeate Spring; there are two theatres locally, an abundance of cafés and restaurants and a mixture of national multiple retailers and independent shops.
    • 212 St. Johns Road is located to the north of the centre of Tunbridge Wells, perfectly placed for the very good amenities in both Southborough and the St. Johns area on the north side of Tunbridge Wells. In St. Johns there are a number of "mini" supermarkets, including Sainsburys Local, M&S Food and Waitrose. There are many cafés, bars and restaurants, hairdressers and local independent shops, including Basil Wholefoods, Even Flow record & coffee shop, The Cheese Shop, Vintage Emporium and Phoenix Antiques. St John's park with three tennis courts, a basketball court, enclosed childrens' play area, skate park and dog-walking meadow. The St John's Lawn Tennis Club is a short distance away as is the Tunbridge Wells Sports Centre.
    • Southborough High Street offers a further wealth of local amenities, with barbers, hairdressers, Southborough Butcher, Costcutter, Tesco Express, hairdressers to name but a few and are joined by the recently constructed and imposing Southborough Hub which will include a new medical centre, library, theatre/hall, coffee shop, community rooms, football pavilion and town council offices, together with retail and housing, forming a mini "town centre"; there are a number of pubs and restaurants including the highly regarded 'Tallow' restaurant on Southborough Common.
    • State and Private Schools: There are many highly-regarded schools in Tunbridge Wells, including Skinners, TWGGS, TWGSB, St John's CE primary, Bennett Memorial Diocesan and St Gregory's secondaries, to the north in Tonbridge, Judd, TGSG and Weald of Kent Grammar. Public schools at senior level include Tonbridge, Sevenoaks, Eastbourne and Brighton.
    • Mainline rail: High Brooms (approximately 0.9 miles) and Tunbridge Wells (approximately 1.6 miles), with fast and frequent services to London Charing Cross (via London Bridge and Waterloo East) and Cannon Street with journey times from 50 minutes. The Centaur Commuter Coach service also stops along the St John's Road.
    • Communications: The A26 joins the A21 just North of the town, linking through to the M25 (junction 5) London orbital motorway, and thereby to the national motorway network, and to the South coast. Gatwick Airport is about 23 miles to the West, accessible via the motorway or via the A264.

    Additional information

    • Services: Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage.
    • Tunbridge Wells Borough Council.
    • Tax Band F - Improvement indicator noted. The band will be reviewed and may increase following the sale of the property.
    • Directions: Postcode - TN4 9XD.
    • EPC Rating: C
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: F