Old Palace, High Street, Brenchley, Tonbridge, TN12 7NL | Property for sale | Savills
130.62 sq m(1,406 sq ft)
Guide price £500,000

Old PalaceHigh Street, Brenchley, Tonbridge, TN12 7NL


    Key features

    • Grade II* listed building dating back to the 15th century, with later 17th century additions
    • In this central village location in the sought-after village of Brenchley
    • Well placed for easy access to Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge and Sevenoaks
    • Situated in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
    • Three bedrooms; one of which is en suite

    A charming, three bedroom terraced house formed from part of this impressive Grade II* listed building, in the sought-after village of Brenchley

    About this property

    • Located in the heart of the historic village of Brenchley, 7 Old Palace is a four bedroom terraced house formed from part of this Grade II* listed building that dates back to the 15th century, with later additions made in the 17th century. There are period features throughout, typical of a property of this era, including timber beams and leadlight windows.

      7 Old Palace is accessed from the charming courtyard, with the accommodation comprising a stylish kitchen fitted with shaker-style cabinets and a range of integrated appliances. The hallway opens onto a characterful sitting room with leaded-light windows overlooking the High Street, whilst the study enjoys an outlook to the rear and offers an ideal space for todays working from home requirements. A WC completes the ground floor accommodation.

      Upstairs, there are three bedrooms arranged over two floors; the spacious principal bedroom benefits from a stylish en suite shower room, whilst a family bathroom serves the remaining two bedrooms.

      Outside, there is a communal courtyard offering access to the private garden for the property. The garden is mainly laid to lawn, with a mature hedged boundary. On street parking is available in the village.

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    The Old Palace is a wonderful combination of old and new, a small collection of unique homes, within this landmark, listed building found in the very centre of this charming village. Brenchley provides what so many of us want, village life and community, neighbouring wonderful countryside, with easy access to nearby towns and amenities.

    Natasha SelbieProperty agent

    Local information

    • Lying about seven miles to the east of Tunbridge Wells, Brenchley is surrounded by beautiful countryside in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This picturesque village offers a post office, doctors' surgery and dispensary, along with a fine church, primary school, The Little Bull Café & Bar and a village club.
    • Brenchley is also about two miles away from the centre of Horsmonden where there are further village amenities including an award-winning village shop (Heath Stores has historically been named 'Best Independent Food and Drink Retailer' by Kent Life), primary academy and kindergarten, sports field and tennis club. Brenchley is also just under two miles from the popular and pretty village of Matfield, with its traditional village green, butcher, and public houses.
    • For more comprehensive shopping, Paddock Wood (about 3 miles) offers a good range of shopping facilities including a Waitrose supermarket, doctors surgery, bank, Costa Coffee, butcher, Greggs, Barsley's Department Store, Putlands Sports and Leisure Centre and primary school. Tunbridge Wells (about 7 miles) offers a wide choice of facilities including two theatres, a multiplex cinema, health clubs, restaurants, cafés, bars and hotels, The Pantiles and High Street.
    • There are many highly regarded schools in the area, both state and private, including Brenchley and Horsmonden village primary schools, the Grammar Schools in Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge and Maidstone, Bethany school in Goudhurst, St Ronans and Marlbrough House in Hawkhurst, the Schools at Somerhill, Holmewood House, Kent College for girls, Tonbridge School for Boys, Mayfield School for Girls and co-education at Sevenoaks School.
    • Paddock Wood station has mainline services to London Charing Cross via London Bridge and Waterloo East (and Cannon Street), with services from about 53 minutes.
    • The nearby A21 links directly to the M25 London orbital motorway to the north and thereby a national motorway network, Gatwick and Heathrow airports.

    Additional information

    • Share of Freehold - Each owner will be granted a share of the company that owns the freehold on completion of the final sale
    • New leases are to be granted on completion - 999 year lease
    • Peppercorn Ground Rent
    • Service Charge: The service charge for 2023 totals £2,120 per annum, reviewed at regular intervals.
    • Tunbridge Wells Borough Council Services: Mains Water, Electricity, and Drainage.
    • Council Tax Band: E
    • EPC Rating: E
    • Tenure: Share of Freehold. Lease Expiry: TBC
    • Service Charge: £2,120.00pa
    • Ground Rent: £0.01pa (review date TBC)
    • Council Tax Band: E