Mount Ephraim, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4 8AU | Property for sale | Savills
1,885 sq ft(175.12 sq m)
Guide price £875,000

Mount EphraimTunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4 8AU

    Key features

    • Video Tour available upon request
    • Freehold building comprising ground floor and lower ground floor premises with residential accommodation above
    • Spacious 5 bedroom apartment arranged over three floors
    • Opportunity to purchase dry cleaning fixtures and fittings by separate negotiation
    • Convenient central location within approx. 0.3 miles of Royal Victoria Place and approx. 0.5 miles of the train station

    An opportunity to purchase a freehold property comprising a commercial premises and five bedroom maisonette

    About this property

    • Found on Mount Ephraim in a highly convenient location within approximately 0.5 miles from the High Street, and approximately 0.6 miles of the mainline station, 46 Mount Ephraim is a freehold property comprising two floors of commercial space, (ground floor and lower ground floor) currently arranged as a dry cleaners, together with a five bedroom maisonette arranged across the first, second and third floor.

      Accessed via a private stairwell that opens to Mount Ephraim, the five-bedroom maisonette offers spacious accommodation amounting to approximately 1885 sq ft, arranged across three floors. The entrance hall opens to both the spacious sitting room, which benefits from a bay window with wonderful views across Tunbridge Wells, together with the kitchen/dining room. The kitchen provides a good level of storage and preparation space, as well as a breakfast bar and space for a table. French doors open from the kitchen onto a decked roof terrace, offering an ideal space for al fresco dining. A shower room completes the first-floor accommodation.

      The principal bedroom is found on the second floor, enjoying views to the front, and benefitting from a bank of fitted wardrobes. There is a further double bedroom on this floor, together with a single bedroom which can be arranged to suit, perhaps as an office for today's working from home requirements. The bedrooms are served by a modern family shower room. The third floor provides two further double bedrooms, together with a useful, large storage space.

      The commercial premises is accessed via the shop front and spans across the ground floor, which currently provides a front desk, office space and a laundry area, together with the lower ground floor which provides storage. Fixtures and fittings for the current dry cleaning set-up are available by separate negotiation.

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    I love the opportunity available here; a spacious five-bedroom maisonette with a convenient premises below, in this great central location.

    Mike ChurchillProperty agent

    Local information

    • The historic spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells exists thanks to the discovery of the natural Chalybeate Spring in 1606 by well-travelled English nobleman Dudley Lord North, and is conveniently located approximately 30 miles south of London, surrounded by countryside and offering a popular base for City commuters. The town offers excellent cultural, leisure and shopping attractions including cafés, restaurants and two theatres locally at The Assembly Halls and Trinity Theatre, together with the newly rejuvenated civic centre, The Amelia Scott.
    • The High Street, which is within approximately 0.5 miles by foot, offers many restaurants including The Ivy and The Warren, and so many choices for delicious cakes, fresh bread and coffee; including Juliet's, Fine Grind, Gails and the Italian delicatessen Arte Bianca. Fresh fish and seafood is available at Sankey's fishmongers, with numerous shops and independent boutiques offering so much more. The High Street is linked by the delightful Chapel Place walkway to the historic Pantiles, known for its charming Georgian colonnade and summer Jazz festivals, together with regular craft and food markets.
    • Royal Victoria Place shopping centre, originally named after Queen Victoria who was a frequent visitor to Tunbridge Wells, is reached within approximately 0.2 miles and offers a mix of High Street brands and independent retailers. Knights Park leisure and entertainment complex is within approximately 2.8 miles, offering a multi-screen cinema complex, bowling alley, and a health/fitness club.
    • There are several further parks and open green spaces within Tunbridge Wells, including the town's Common, with its network of criss-cross footpaths leading to local landmark Wellington Rocks and the Higher Common Ground cricket pitch offering a wealth of opportunities for walking and recreation. Hargate Woods are accessible off Broadwater Down, whilst The Nevill Golf Club and Nevill tennis and cricket ground are nearby in Warwick Park. The surrounding countryside is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and boasts several places of historic interest and attractive walks, including the famous Ashdown Forest together with sailing and fishing at Bewl Water near Wadhurst. The award-winning Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest is also nearby, and is now recognised as the most complete collection of conifers on one site anywhere in the world and offers further woodland walks, cycling, riding, and outdoor music concerts.
    • Private and State Schools: There are many highly-regarded schools in the vicinity, including Claremont Primary School, boys' and girls' Grammars at the senior level, including Skinners, TWGGS, TWGSB. The Skinners' Kent Academy in Sandown Park and Beechwood Sacred Heart School are also of note. Preparatory schools in Tunbridge Wells include Rose Hill and The Mead, with Holmewood House slightly further afield in Langton Green.
    • Mainline rail and commuter coach: Tunbridge Wells station (approximately 0.6 miles) has regular services to London Charing Cross (via London Bridge and Waterloo East) from 54 minutes and Cannon Street from 51 minutes. The Centaur Commuter Coach service also stops at Tunbridge Wells Station, together with other various stops located around Tunbridge Wells.
    • Communications: The nearby A21 links directly to London and to the M25 (junction 5) and thereby the national motorway network, Gatwick and Heathrow Airports and the Channel Tunnel terminus, together with easy access to the south coast to Hastings and Eastbourne.

    Additional information

    • Services: Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage.
    • Agents note: Please note the neighbouring property has a right of way to use the separate entrance and stairway leading from Mount Ephraim to the upper part of the property for access and egress into their apartment.
    • Business rates: currently £3892.20 per annum - please note our client is currently eligible for small business rates relief, however buyers are to make their own investigations as to if this would apply moving forward.
    • The fixtures and fittings within the shop are available by separate negotiation.
    • Outgoings: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
    • Commercial EPC rating: E (104).
    • Directions: TN4 8AU
    • EPC Rating: A
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: C