Vale Road, Southborough, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4 0QJ | Property for sale | Savills
1,438 sq ft(133.59 sq m)
Guide price £725,000(€845,871)

Vale RoadSouthborough, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4 0QJ


    Key features

    • Striking three storey Victorian home
    • Sought after location
    • Excellent transport links, halfway between Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge
    • Close to Southborough Common and woods
    • Within 0.1 miles of local amenities
    • Adaptable accommodation
    • Beautifully presented with many period features
    • Impressive open plan living space
    • Pretty established rear garden

    A charming detached character home tucked away within a few metres of Southborough Common, and conveniently placed for local amenities, a choice of schools and mainline stations.

    About this property

    • A striking three storey Victorian home providing the best of both worlds - conveniently located for busy family life, being close to the extensive open space of Southborough Common and woods, whilst also close to excellent local amenities, a wide choice of well regarded schools, the mainline stations at Tonbridge, High Brooms and Tunbridge Wells and good bus links.

      The light-filled accommodation oozes charm throughout with lovely period features including high ceilings, a balustrade staircase, large sash windows and several pretty working fireplaces.

      The accommodation is adaptable being arranged over three floors with a sitting room, study and bedroom on the ground floor entrance level. There are a further two good-sized bedrooms and a contemporary period-style bath/shower room on the first floor from where a lovely green outlook can be enjoyed over back to back gardens towards the Southborough woods and down towards Holden Pond on the westerly side. The impressive open plan living space is below comprising a family room, a fitted country-style kitchen and a dining/sitting area with oak flooring throughout and opening out to the garden through big bi-fold doors.

      The rear garden is particularly noteworthy providing peaceful additional space for entertaining under a wisteria and vine covered pergola. It is well planted with mature trees and fragrant shrubs. These add colour and interest and include a wild cherry tree, fig, lilac, rambling rose, honeysuckle and a clematis to the rear elevation. There is a lawned area with a rose clad ornamental arch leading through to a potting shed and a tucked away paved area at the bottom of the garden. There is a useful covered storage area to the side of the garden room and a pedestrian gate to the side for ease of access to/from the street/garden.

      Bramshaw Villa is believed to date back to circa 1860 and to be one of the oldest properties in Vale Road, with historic connections to the governess who looked after Queen Victoria's grand children.

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    School, school, schools. Vale Road is ideally placed and offers access to a great mix of primary and secondary schools. It is also particularly convenient for those needing links back to London, as you have access to three stations (Tunbridge Wells, High Brooms, and Tonbridge).

    Mike ChurchillProperty agent

    Local information

    • Bramshaw Villa located in a lovely tucked away position in the quieter cul-de-sac part of Vale Road, just a few metres via a 'twitten' from the historic Southborough Common with its church and cricket pitch. From here there is direct access to a wide network of extensive rural walks and trails through woodland to neighbouring villages, and many points of interest.
    • Southborough is equidistant between the main towns of Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells, both approximately 2.5 miles away. The property is within 0.1 miles of Southborough high street, with a good range of amenities including a bakery, convenience stores, pubs and restaurants and is well served by bus services to the mainline stations, grammar schools in the St John's area of Tunbridge Wells, which is less than a mile away, and the grammars in Tonbridge.
    • Tunbridge Wells is surrounded by countryside and known for its elegant architecture, cultural and shopping attractions, including two theatres, numerous cafés, restaurants and pubs, national retailers in the Royal Victoria Place shopping centre and interesting independent shops in the High Street and historic Pantiles.
    • Mainline rail: Tonbridge station (approximately 2.8 miles) offers fast and frequent services into London from 35 minutes (London Bridge, Charing Cross, Cannon Street, Waterloo East and Victoria), alternatively High Brooms is approximately 1.4 miles.
    • Private and state schools: There are many highly regarded schools in the area, including village primaries in Southborough, Speldhurst and Bidborough, the Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge Girls and Boys Grammars, St Gregory's, Skinners and Judd. Public schools at senior level include Tonbridge, Sevenoaks, Eastbourne and Brighton.
    • Communications: The property is conveniently located for access to the A21 (about 2 miles), which provides a direct link to the South Coast and to the M25 London orbital and thereby the national motorway network, Gatwick and Heathrow airports.

    Additional information

    • Services: Gas-fired central heating, mains electricity, water and drainage.
    • Outgoings: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council, Tax Band D.
    • Agent's Note: the summer pictures of the garden were taken in June 2020 and May 2021.
    • Directions: From Tunbridge Wells proceed north on the A26 towards Southborough. Pass through the two sets of traffic lights at Speldhurst Road (left) and Yew Tree Road (right). Having passed the Tesco Express on the right, carry on for approximately 0.2 miles. Turn left into Holden Road and then first left into Vale Road. Continue around the right hand bend to the T-junction, turn right into the cul-de-sac, and number 39 will be seen on the left.
    • EPC Rating: D
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: D