Forge Road, Southborough, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4 0EX | Property for sale | Savills
1,488 sq ft(138.24 sq m)
Guide price £655,000(€746,838)

Forge RoadSouthborough, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4 0EX

    Key features

    • Renovation or re-development project
    • Victorian end-of-terrace house with substantial outbuildings
    • Very well placed for the grammar schools
    • Tonbridge station approximately 3 miles
    • Previous planning history now lapsed
    • Wide forecourt providing off street parking

    Well-located and substantial end-of-terrace Victorian property for renovation or re-development

    About this property

    • An interesting and attractive end-of-terrace Victorian property, located in a popular and convenient location just 0.1 miles from the London Road with its excellent amenities and approximately a half mile walk from the open spaces of the Southborough Common.

      This substantial property is now offered as a wonderful project for those with vision to undertake a complete refurbishment, or to re-develop the accommodation which is currently arranged as a two-story four bedroom house, together with a large detached garage, a wide forecourt parking area and a two storey outbuilding to the rear.

      Historically, the outbuilding was used as an upholstery workshop and the garage includes a mechanic's pit suggesting a variety of possible uses, subject to any necessary planning permissions.

      The property has an interesting plaque on the front entrance dated 1897 and commemorating Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee.

      Planning Applications:

      Several planning applications have been approved in the past, but are now lapsed, including the following:

      Ref: 17/02870/FULL: Re-submission of 14/501464/FULL for demolition of existing workshop and construction of 3-bedroom house, dated 26 October, 2017.

      Ref: 17/02869/FULL: Conversion of single residential unit into two residential units. (Resubmission of 14/501466/FULL) 17, dated October, 2017.

      Buyers would need to make their own enquires as to the current situation with regard to any further permissions.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    A fantastic opportunity to refurbish and improve this charming Victorian property with the added benefit of off-street parking and is offered with no onward chain.

    Mike ChurchillProperty agent

    Local information

    • Forge Road is located in a residential area in Southborough, which lies on the northern side of Tunbridge Wells, within approximately two miles of the town centre and just three miles from Tonbridge to the north.
    • Tunbridge Wells is the key shopping town for the area with a wide selection of shops including antiques, specialist delicatessens and independent retailers in the High Street and the Royal Victoria Shopping Centre. There are also two theatres, numerous cafes and restaurants and many places of historical interest including the Pantiles.
    • Mainline rail: Tonbridge station offers fast and frequent commuter services into London (Charing Cross, London Bridge, Cannon Street, Waterloo East) and the A26 London Road gives access to the A21 up to the M25 at Junction 5.
    • The Centaur commuter bus stops on the London Road.
    • State and private schools: The property is conveniently placed for highly-regarded schools, being approximately 0.3 miles from the St John's area, with Tunbridge Wells Girls' and Boys' Grammar schools, Skinners and Judd, with Tonbridge Grammar approximately 3 miles. There are public senior schools Tonbridge and Sevenoaks (approximately 9.6 miles) and there is a popular primary school in Southborough.
    • The local surrounding countryside offers numerous interesting pubs and walks and the property is within easy reach of three Commons; Tunbridge Wells, Rusthall and Southborough. There are golf courses at the Nevill in Tunbridge Wells and at Hever and cricket and tennis at the Nevill grounds in Tunbridge Wells.

    Additional information

    • Outgoings: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council, Tax Band E.
    • Services: Mains water, electricity and drainage.
    • Agent's Note: The iron steps up to the fire door on the first floor of the annexe should not be used.
    • Directions: Postcode: TN4 0EX. From Tunbridge Wells proceed north on the A26 London Road through the St Johns area towards Southborough. Pass through the two adjacent sets of traffic lights at Speldhurst Road (left) and Yew Tree Road (right) and continue for approximately 0.2 miles and take the left hand turning into Forge Road and number 47 will be found towards the end of the road on the left hand side.
    • EPC Rating: E