Snapgate Cottages, Five Oak Lane, Staplehurst, Tonbridge, TN12 0HU | Property for sale | Savills
1,867 sq ft(173.45 sq m)
Guide price £850,000(€969,179)

Snapgate CottagesFive Oak Lane, Staplehurst, Tonbridge, TN12 0HU

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in November 2023
  • Believed to date from the 17th century with 20th and 21st century additions
  • Downstairs shower room
  • Bespoke oak joinery to the majority of rooms
  • Beautiful garden with terrace area ideal for al fresco dining
  • Cranbrook School catchment area (2023)

A charming attached period property with delightful garden, double garage and workshop.

About this property

  • 1 Snapgate Cottages is a charming attached period property, believed to date in part from the 17th century with later 20th and 21st century additions. Having been extended and renovated by the current owners, this delightful property benefits from generously proportioned accommodation over two floors.

    Internally, the property features beautiful bespoke oak joinery to the majority of rooms including bespoke staircase and handmade kitchen units. The internal accommodation is well presented and has a great flow. A sitting room with inglenook fireplace, log burner and oak flooring enjoys beautiful views over the rear garden and a door leads through to a formal dining room with French doors to the rear terrace.

    The bespoke fitted kitchen/breakfast room with underfloor heating and glass roof lantern with automatic blind, is a wonderfully light and airy room and offers a great entertaining space with bi-fold doors that open to the rear terrace, ideal for al fresco dining. Appliances include a range cooker, integral dishwasher, full height fridge and full height freezer. There is a utility room with space for white goods and a downstairs shower room with WC.

    A bespoke oak staircase leads up to the first floor landing where there are three double bedrooms served by a family bathroom. The main bedroom, which is part of the original house, benefits from two walk-in wardrobes and a working fireplace.

    1 Snapgate Cottages is approached via a shared access driveway which leads to a double garage with workshop above and parking for several vehicles in front of the house. To the front, well established gardens with beautiful pond feature and an array of seasonal shrubs and oak trees. To the rear, the beautiful landscaped garden with raised flower beds and seasonal shrubs lies mainly to the south east. Outbuildings include a garden shed and log store.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

This is a simply charming property in a beautiful rural setting yet within easy access to local amenities!

Duncan PetrieProperty agent

Local information

  • 1 Snapgate Cottages is situated on the outskirts of the village of Staplehurst, about 1.5 miles to the west. The village of Staplehurst has good local shopping amenities including a Sainsburys supermarket, post office, chemist and public house with further shopping, sport and leisure facilities in Cranbrook (5.8 miles), Maidstone (11.3 miles) and Tunbridge Wells (16.9 miles).
  • Staplehurst (2.5 miles) and Marden (2.7 miles) stations have fast and frequent services to London Charing Cross/Cannon Street and London Bridge in about 50 to 60 minutes and a high speed service runs from Ashford INternational to London St Pancras in about 37 minutes.
  • There is an excellent range of schools in the area including Sutton Valence Preparatory and Senior Schools, Dulwich Preparatory, Benenden School and Grammar and State schools in Ashford, Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone.
  • The M20 J8 connects with the remainder of the country's motorway network providing links with Gatwick and Heathrow Airports, London and the Channel Tunnel Terminus.

Additional information

  • Services: Mains water and electricity. Oil fired central heating. Private Drainage.
  • Directions: From Savills office in Cranbrook, head north-east on the High Street on to Waterloo Road, continue for about 0.6 of a mile and at the Wilsley Pound roundabout take the second exit on to the A229. Continue on the A229 for about 3.5 miles into Staplehurst and turn left on to Pinnock Lane. Proceed on Pinnock Lane which merges into Five Oak Lane and 1 Snapgate Cottages will be found on your left hand side, opposite the turning to Five Ash Lane.
  • EPC Rating: D
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: F