Prospect Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 4SQ | Property for sale | Savills
205.69 sq m(2,214 sq ft)
Guide price £1,425,000

Prospect RoadTunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 4SQ

  • Under offer

Key features

  • A beautifully presented detached period townhouse
  • Four bedrooms, family bathroom and further shower room
  • Ground floor kitchen/breakfast room, dining room and sitting room
  • Landscaped garden with sunny orientation to the rear
  • Driveway parking for several cars and further permit parking available via TWBC
  • Perfectly placed for the High Street, Pantiles and station, nearby parks and the amenities of the town
  • Highly convenient location for the extensive choice of schools in Tunbridge Wells and surrounding area

A handsome, detached, Victorian villa found in this very central location in Tunbridge Wells ideally placed for schools, the High Street, Pantiles and station.

About this property

  • Oakley House, 30 Prospect Road is a highly attractive Victorian Villa, one of a row of eight similar detached properties set comfortably back from Prospect Road behind attractive stone balustrades.

    This elegant and beautifully presented home benefits from tall ceiling heights, well-proportioned rooms and attractive bay and sash windows, together with further characteristic attributes such as deep skirting boards, dado and picture rails, decorative coving and feature fireplaces.

    The ground floor offers two good-sized reception rooms, one used as a formal dining room, with a bay window to the front garden, and feature fireplace with exposed brick chimney. The other reception room is a welcoming and comfortable sitting room which also benefits from an impressive working fireplace, with attractive alcove units to both sides and French doors that overlook and open onto the dining terrace and garden beyond.

    The light-filled kitchen/breakfast room to the rear of the house, overlooks the rear garden. The modern and stylish kitchen has both base and wall units providing good storage, with striking granite worktops giving good preparation space, with a range of integrated appliances, together with space for a fridge-freezer, wine fridge and free-standing oven. An adjoining lobby leads to a very useful pantry cupboard and a utility room with space for further white goods. This lobby provides access onto the garden. A cloakroom completes the ground floor.

    A wide straight staircase rises from the impressive reception hall to a half-landing leading to the shower room and onto bedroom 3 (currently used as a further home office). A few steps further up lead to a bright, naturally-lit landing with reading area and onto the principal Bedroom 1. The bedroom is to the front of the house with views towards the Decimus Burton villas of Calverley Park. This well-proportioned room also enjoys an impressive west-facing bay window, a bank of fitted wardrobes and a vanity unit.

    Bedroom 2 is a further sizeable double bedroom, with feature fireplace with attractive fitted wardrobes to either side and overlooks the rear garden. Bedroom 4 can be accessed via bedroom 3 or via a secondary staircase leading to the kitchen/breakfast room. A well-appointed family bathroom completes the first-floor accommodation.

    Outside: 30 Prospect Road enjoys a very pretty, well-screened, part-walled garden to the rear with raised beds and planting adding colour and interest. There are many specimen plants including a very impressive and eye-catching Paulownia tomentosa (Foxglove Tree), a variety of catalpas, acers, ferns, hydrangea and camellia plants. There is a lovely dining/barbecue area that can be accessed directly off the sitting room and further seating areas, ideal for outdoor entertaining. This town garden is a delightful space designed with low maintenance in mind.

    There is driveway parking at 30 Prospect Road for several vehicles and side access to the front of the property. Residents are also entitled to purchase two permits per household and visitors' vouchers per annum via TWBC.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

I love the look and feel of Oakley House, for me this house offers a sense of grandeur on a manageable scale. I also love the location which is just super; you are only a stroll to a selection of delightful Parks and open spaces and the busy, bustling High Street. Whenever you want a change of scene you can hop on a train to the city or the coast. Ideal!

Natasha SelbieProperty agent

Local information

  • Royal Tunbridge Wells is a historic spa town located about thirty miles south of London, surrounded by countryside offering a popular base for commuters. The town offers excellent cultural, leisure and shopping attractions including two theatres locally at The Assembly Halls and Trinity Theatre, together with the newly rejuvenated civic centre, The Amelia Scott. The town enjoys an abundance of cafés, such as Juliet's, Italian Delicatessen Arte Bianca and Fine Grind on the Hight Street and restaurants including Thackerays, The Ivy and The Old Fishmarket, together with a good mixture of national multiple retailers and independent shops.
  • Prospect Road enjoys a highly convenient location in the very heart of the town within 0.5 miles of both the station and High Street. 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, and regular craft and food markets. The property is also very well placed for Grove Park and Calverley Park with their children's outdoor play areas, with the Tunbridge Wells Common nearby. Dunorlan Park with its beautifully landscaped parkland grounds, café, and six acre boating lake is just 0.4 miles on foot to the Bayhall Road entrance. There are cricket and tennis facilities at the Nevill grounds (1.1 miles) and the renowned Nevill Golf Club is just 1.7 miles away.
  • Notably the house is also ideally placed for nearby Claremont Primary School and within convenient reach of the boys' and girls' Grammars at senior level, including Skinners, TWGGS, TWGSB. The Skinners' Kent Academy in Sandown Park and Beechwood Sacred Heart School are within 2 miles of the property. Preparatory schools in Langton Green (Holmewood House) and Tunbridge Wells (Rose Hill and The Mead).
  • Tunbridge Wells station is 0.4 miles on foot from the property with regular commuter services to London Charing Cross (via London Bridge & Waterloo East) and Cannon Street.
  • The Centaur Commuter Coach service also stops at Tunbridge Wells Station.

Additional information

  • Services: Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage.
  • Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council.
  • 30 Prospect Road lies within the Tunbridge Wells Conservation Area.
  • Directions: Postcode - TN2 4SQ. From our offices on the High Street, head north towards the station and at the roundabout, take the first exit into Grove Hill Road. Continue on Grove Hill Road, around the left-hand bend merging into Prospect Road. Number 30 can be found just before Cambridge Street on the right.
  • EPC Rating: D
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: G