Green Lane, Brenchley, Tonbridge, Kent, TN12 7HU | Property for sale | Savills
1,978 sq ft(183.76 sq m)
Guide price £999,950

Green LaneBrenchley, Tonbridge, Kent, TN12 7HU

    Key features

    • Situated in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
    • Mature gardens and grounds totalling about 1.73 acres
    • Detached garage with log store and office above
    • Four bedrooms and two bathrooms
    • Ample parking for up to five vehicles
    • Brenchley (approximately 1.9 miles), Lamberhurst, (approximately 2.1 miles) and Horsmonden (2.5 miles).

    A highly attractive and charming semi-detached Victorian Cottage in this delightful rural location on the edge of Brenchley village, in about 1.73 acres

    About this property

    • Well-presented throughout, Owl Cottage is a four-bedroom family home that has been updated and extended over the years to offer over 1900 sq ft of family living space with beautiful mature gardens totalling about 1.7 acres.

      The accommodation is arranged over three floors, enjoying an open-plan kitchen/dining room with traditional farmhouse-style cabinetry, granite work surfaces, and a range of integrated appliances including an electric oven with a 5-ring gas hob, steam oven and heated drawer, dishwasher, fridge and freezer.

      The sizeable sitting room is of particular note, enjoying an attractive feature fireplace with a log burning stove, and concertina doors opening to the impressive conservatory with limestone tiled flooring, and double doors opening to the rear flagstone terrace. There is a useful scullery with a Belfast sink situated off the conservatory, with doors opening to the rear terrace and wc.

      There are three bedrooms on the first floor, one of which enjoys a charming feature fireplace and fitted wardrobes. The second bedroom has an attractive outlook to the front of the property, whilst bedroom three has an outlook to the rear. A good-sized family bathroom with a fitted airing cupboard and additional storage cabinets completes the first floor accommodation.

      The triple-aspect principal bedroom is found on the second floor, with fitted cabinetry and far-reaching views over the neighbouring countryside, together with a further bathroom featuring a roll top bath, also enjoying an attractive outlook.

      Outside, there is a spacious detached garage fitted with both water and electricity, with an adjoining log store. Steps from the garden lead to the office, situated above the garage, providing an opportunity to update and extend to create a self-contained annexe, subject to necessary planning and consent. There are two further sheds providing useful garden storage.

      The mature gardens and grounds as a whole are laid to lawn, with herbaceous borders and arbours with climbing roses and jasmine. There is a large pond with a small island, inviting an abundance of wildlife. There are many specimen trees in the grounds including oak, chequer tree, silver birch, ash, chestnut and larch with underplanted spring bulbs. A gravel driveway that provides ample parking for multiple vehicles.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    The very generous gardens and the views at Owl Cottage are fabulous. Lots of fun will be had enhancing the property further, with so much potential on offer, Owl Cottage will be a very special place to call home.

    Natasha SelbieProperty agent

    Local information

    • Owl Cottage is situated on a country lane on the outskirts of the popular villages of Brenchley (approximately 1.9 miles), Lamberhurst, (approximately 2.1 miles) and Horsmonden (2.5 miles).
    • Lying approximately seven miles to the east of Tunbridge Wells, Brenchley is surrounded by beautiful countryside in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and offers a post office, doctors' surgery and dispensary, along with a fine church and the Little Bull Café & Bar on the High Street, together with the playground, sports fields, village hall, Grays Cafe and a thriving Tennis club in the village.
    • The popular village of Lamberhurst enjoys a general store and well-regarded public houses, including The George and Dragon and The Chequers. Rich in nature as well as history, the village Common is used for local events today as it has in years gone by. The delightful and historic village of Horsmonden also enjoys an active local community, a primary school, tennis club, church, pub and the celebrated Heath Stores.
    • For more comprehensive shopping, Paddock Wood (approximately 4.9 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 (approximately 7.7 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.
    • Tunbridge Wells High Street offers many restaurants including The Ivy and The Warren, and so many choices for delicious cakes, fresh bread and coffee, Juliet's, Fine Grind, Gails and the Italian delicatessen Arte Bianca, with fresh fish and seafood at Sankey's fishmongers and so much more, with numerous shops and independent boutiques. There are many highly regarded schools in the area, both state and private, including Brenchley, Lamberhurst 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

    • Outgoings: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
    • Services: Mains Water and Electricity. LPG gas hob. Private Drainage (shared with the neighbouring property) and Oil Central Heating.
    • Please note, the sitting room curtains and garden furniture are not included in the sale.
    • Directions: From Tunbridge Wells proceed along the A21 southbound. At Kippings Cross and Blue Boys roundabouts go straight over, towards Lamberhurst, continue along the single carriageway. At the next roundabout take the first exit (sign posted Horsmonden) the turn immediately left into Lamberhurst Road (B2162). Take the next left into Tong Lane which then becomes Green Lane and after about 0.6 of a mile Owl Cottage will be found on the right-hand side.
    • EPC Rating: E
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: G