Blackham, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN3 9UA | New homes for sale | Savills
3,417 sq ft(317.45 sq m)
Guide price £1,795,000(€2,119,010)

BlackhamTunbridge Wells, Kent, TN3 9UA

    Key features

    • A modern, attractive, detached family home
    • Five bedrooms and four bathrooms
    • Open plan kitchen/breakfast,dining area and snug
    • Further ground floor drawing room & study
    • Additional annexe accomodation
    • Driveway parking for several cars and garaging
    • Gardens and grounds of some 17 acres
    • Within convenient reach of local amenities, neighbouring towns, road and rail links and extensive choice of schools

    A newly constructed, beautifully presented family house with annexe, garaging, wonderful views and some 17 acres set in the High Weald National Landscape

    About this property

    • Constructed in 2022 to a very high specification, Lower Holywich Lodge Farm is a striking, substantial and highly stylish family house with glorious views over the gardens, grounds and surrounding countryside.

      This light, airy and very spacious home enjoys generously proportioned rooms and is immaculately presented throughout with contemporary fittings and finishes and beautifully appointed bath/shower rooms. Considerable thought has been given to creating a flexible layout that is well-suited to both the needs of modern family living and entertaining.

      The ground floor begins with an impressive reception hall with a central staircase and marble floors. The dual aspect drawing room has windows to the front and side with an eye-catching inglenook fireplace with integrated lighting and a wood burner. A study is also found to the front of the house, ideal for today's working from home needs, there is also a ground floor bathroom. To the rear the house enjoys a superb open plan space incorporating the kitchen/breakfast area, dining area and snug. The bespoke fitted kitchen includes a substantial central island with breakfast bar, marble wall tiling and range of integrated appliances and space for a large electric Aga.

      Built-in speakers in the ceiling sound system and the bi-fold doors opening to the rear paved terrace, create a wonderful entertaining space from which to appreciate the far reaching views over the garden and countryside beyond. A useful boot/utility room with a door to the side, provides space for further storage, benefits from a boiling water tap and room for further appliances with direct access to the garden.

      On the first floor, the spacious landing gives access to the five bedrooms and family bathroom. The principal suite is found to the rear of the house enjoying the wonderful elevated views, there is a generous dressing room and a smart, generous en suite bathroom. Bedroom two also has a walk-through dressing area leading to an en suite shower room.

      The annexe - The ground floor is home to a kitchen/breakfast room with a range of fitted wall and base units, marble wall tiling and range of integrated appliances including an induction hob. On the first floor there is a good sized bed/sitting room as well as a further separate bedroom and bathroom.

      Outside - The house is approached over a driveway leading to a large parking area in front of the house and to the detached garage building and annexe.

      The garden is predominantly laid to lawn and is a wonderful blank canvas for the green-fingered and for those with designs on creating an outdoor kitchen, or to put in a swimming pool or tennis court, subject to any necessary consents. There are a multitude of mature trees and the gardens lead to the fields and woodland beyond. In all the property extends to about 17.01 acres.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    Lower Holywich Lodge Farm needs to be viewed to fully appreciate the wonderful lifestyle that is on offer here, where the good life and countryside living combines with all the "mod cons"! There is still plenty of fun to be had put your own style on this "turnkey" home.

    Natasha SelbieProperty agent

    Local information

    • This location offers rural living whilst being close to excellent local amenities. Lower Holywich Lodge Farm is found within the hamlet of Blackham just north of Ashurst village, which has a Parish Church and a mainline station with direct trains to London.
    • The nearby, pretty village of Hartfield is well equipped for everyday needs including a store, butcher, primary school, nursery school, doctors' surgery, church, two public houses and the famous 'Pooh Corner' tea rooms, shop and museum.
    • There are local amenities in Fordcombe, Langton Green and Groombridge whilst the spa town of Tunbridge Wells (approximately 7 miles) offers high street shopping, supermarkets, cinemas, theatres, cafes, restaurants and the historic Pantiles. The town of East Grinstead lies is 6.5 miles to the west also offering a wide range of facilities and amenities.
    • Leisure activities in the area include riding and walking in nearby Ashdown Forest with its many scenic walks and Winnie the Pooh's famous 'Pooh Sticks Bridge'; tennis and cricket clubs in Hartfield; golf at Royal Ashdown, Chartham Park, Piltdown, The East Sussex National, Lingfield, Holtye and Sweetwoods; motor sports at Brands Hatch; sailing and water sports at Bewl Water, Weirwood Reservoir and on the south coast.
    • State and private schools: Primary schools in Langton Green, Penshurst, Speldhurst, Withyham, Groombridge and Fordcombe. State secondary and Kent grammar schools in Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge. Preparatory schools include Brambletye, Cumnor House, Ashdown House and Michael Hall Steiner towards East Grinstead, Holmewood House in Langton Green and Rose Hill in Tunbridge Wells. Private senior schools in Tonbridge for boys, Mayfield and Benenden for girls, and Co-ed options at Sevenoaks, Brighton and Eastbourne.
    • Mainline rail: Ashurst station (0.8 miles to station car park) with services to London Bridge, whilst Tunbridge Wells has services to London Bridge, Waterloo East, Charing Cross and Cannon Street. Hildenborough to the north is reached through country lanes within approximately nine miles.
    • Communications: The M25, accessed at junction 5 via the A21, links to London, the south coast and the motorway network, and thereby to Gatwick and Heathrow airports and the Channel Tunnel terminus.

    Additional information

    • The property benefits from the balance of a 10 year Self Build Zone warranty.
    • Local Authority: Wealden District Council - Band H.
    • Services: Mains Water & Electricity. LPG Gas central heating. Private Drainage.
    • There are public footpaths within the boundary of the property providing immediate access to wonderful countryside walks.
    • Directions: Postcode - TN3 9UA. What3words – free.linen.models From Tunbridge Wells proceed west on the A264 to Langton Green. Continue through Langton Green, past The Hare pub on your right, and take the next turning on the right after 500 metres (staying on the A264 signed to East Grinstead). Continue on this road, passing Ashurst station on the left, and proceed under the railway bridge. Continue on the A264 for approximately 2 miles and the entrance to Lower Holywich Lodge Farm will be found on the right-hand side.
    • EPC Rating: B
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: H