Langton Road, Langton Green, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN3 0BB | Property for sale | Savills
18,652 sq ft(1,732.83 sq m)
Guide price £17,500,000

Langton RoadLangton Green, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN3 0BB

    Key features

    • Imposing late Victorian mansion, plus two further homes, extensive garaging and outbuildings, with about 45 acres in all.
    • Updated and renovated with exceptional presentation throughout and including beautiful rooms on a grand scale with period features.
    • Sizeable secondary detached homes, away from the main residence 1,920 Sq ft and 1,469 Sq ft.
    • Set-up for entertaining, with inter-linked reception spaces, extensive outside terracing, catering kitchen, wine cellar and tennis court.
    • Planning permission for a stunning indoor swimming pool with yoga suite.
    • Extensive private grounds incorporating formal gardens, fields and woodland, leading down to a lake, complete with a bothy on the island.

    Impressive country estate with exceptional southerly views, within two miles of Tunbridge wells town

    About this property

    • High View has been recently refurbished throughout to an exceptionally high standard, capturing the perfect balance between old and new. Retaining original features, such as the eye catching stained glass windows above the main entrance. Throughout the renovation, all the services have been modernised with new electrics and heating.

      An elevated entrance porch opens into a striking entrance hall, with a galleried landing above. One's eye is immediately drawn into the open plan kitchen, where you will be welcomed by the unforgettable views from the panoramic bifolding door, which span the entire width of the room. The kitchen is fitted and includes Gaggenau appliances and marble worktops. It is custom built and designed to an exceptional standard, accommodating a large dining table to frame the breathtaking views, and a sophisticated sitting area too.

      Either side of the kitchen you will find a formal dining room and drawing room, both with unrivalled views across your own land. There are two studies on opposite ends of the ground floor, with the added bonus of an additional sitting room, which has a door linking through to the formal dining room. The utility room, boot room and two guest cloakrooms are also located on the ground floor.

      The central staircase leads up to the galleried first floor landing where there are four ensuite bedrooms including the expansive and impressive principal bedroom, with spectacular views from every window, including its two bathrooms, two dressing rooms and the main bedroom itself. The guest bedroom has its own wing within the east of the house, with a dressing area and en suite bathroom, fitted with a Jacuzzi bath and separate shower. Two further ensuite bedrooms, dressing room/bedroom and laundry room are located on this floor.

      The second floor accommodates a further two en suite bedrooms, music room, and open plan entertaining space. The one bedroom annexe/staff flat is also accessed from this floor, as well as having its own private staircase too.

      High View has an abundance additional rooms on the lower ground floor, including a high spec wine cellar, with its own dining table fit for hosting wine tasting sessions, and a separate additional kitchen. The dog room is fitted with a dog shower and has its own enclosed dog run into the garden. There are also leisure facilities, including two gyms and a sauna. A gun room and two further store rooms are also located on this floor.

      Outside, High View is accessed via dual electric gates, allowing the main house to be secluded from The Roundel and The Lodge. Following the stone lined drive through the second set of gates, you will arrive at High View, with four carports subtly carved into the hill, with stone surrounds. Additional garaging for a further six cars is located to the left of the house.

      The property is situated at the top of a hill, with its land rolling down towards the main lake, which is the central focus point of the land. The property is surrounded by wonderful mature trees, enjoying total privacy and seclusion, with formal walled gardens perfectly lined with Yew hedging. The gardens are predominantly south facing, with stunning views from the terrace surrounding the back of the house. The zip wire can be enjoyed from this point, down towards the Lake in the centre of the grounds. There are many routes one can take to walk through the land, with fabulous views of the house on the walk back. Additionally, there are many tracks throughout the grounds for vehicular access.

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    That rare combination of scale, combined with superb quality throughout and some of the finest views in the area and all so close to Tunbridge Wells.

    Robert JacobsProperty agent

    Local information

    • High View has easy access to Royal Tunbridge Wells and is only approximately 2 miles from the railway station.
    • Royal Tunbridge Wells town centre offers a wide range of amenities from the specialist boutique shops on the historic Pantiles and old High Street, to the more modern retail outlets in the Royal Victoria Shopping Centre and out-of-town retail park.
    • There is an abundance of leisure facilities, including cricket at the Nevill Ground; golf, tennis, football and rugby clubs; Trinity Arts Centre and The Assembly Hall theatres, Multiplex Cinema at Knights Park Industrial Estate; Dunorlan Park with its boating lake.
    • In addition to the fabulous walks within your own grounds at High View, there are many attractive walking routes from the property through The Common to Tunbridge Wells railway station, High Street and Pantiles and footpaths nearby that run to The Beacon Public House and Restaurant in Tea Garden Lane and The Hare in Langton Green.
    • There are a number of well-regarded schools in the local area in both private and state sectors including Tonbridge & Sevenoaks independent schools. Preparatory schools in and around the town such as Rosehill, The Mead and Beechwood. Holmewood House in Langton Green, Kent College at Pembury as well as the Schools at Somerhill, and Hilden Grange in Tonbridge. There are also a good number of primary schools as well as Grammar schools for Boys and Girls in Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge including Skinners and Judd.
    • Tunbridge Wells railway station links directly to London Charing Cross/Cannon Street within 53 mins.
    • The A21 provides links to the M25 and thence motorway network, Gatwick, Stansted and Heathrow airports, Channel Tunnel and the Ports as well as the South Coast.

    Additional information

    • Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
    • High View Council Tax Band: H
    • The Roundel Council Tax Band: F
    • The Lodge Council Tax Band: E
    • Services: Mains water, electricity and drainage. Gas fired central heating.
    • EPC Rating: D
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: H