Savills | Fordcombe Road, Penshurst, Tonbridge, Kent, TN11 8DP | Properties for sale
2,413 sq ft(224.17 sq m)
Guide price £875,000

Fordcombe RoadPenshurst, Tonbridge, Kent, TN11 8DP

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in May 2020
  • Private road
  • Tonbridge station approx. 5 miles
  • Hildenborough station approx. 4.6 miles
  • Penshurst station 2.2 miles
  • Four bedrooms
  • Mature gardens
  • Detached garage & driveway

A spacious and versatile family home with delightful gardens

About this property

  • Coppers is a spacious and versatile detached family home, dating from the early 1960s. Situated on the edge of the sought after village of Penshurst, the property comes to market for the first time in over 35 years. It offers well-presented accommodation, ideal for modern family living. Of particular note is the self-contained annexe/guest suite and the established gardens, which provide a wonderful backdrop to the house and offer a high degree of privacy. In total the plot amounts to about 0.4 of an acre.

    The well-proportioned and light-filled double aspect sitting room benefits from an open fireplace with a feature brick surround, and offers a lovely view over the front terrace and garden beyond.

    The dining room has a view to the front and a study benefits from built-in cupboards.

    The contemporary kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a comprehensive range of wall and base units. Work surfaces incorporate a 1½ bowl sink and breakfast bar. Integral appliances include a Neff oven with extractor over. Access and views to the rear garden.

    The annexe/guest suite comprises a sitting room with doors to the rear terrace, a kitchenette, a bedroom with built-in cupboards and a bathroom.

    Arranged over the first floor is the double aspect master bedroom, which has a vaulted ceiling, vanity basin and built-in wardrobes.

    There are two further bedrooms, one of which is triple aspect, together with a family bathroom.

    The house is approached by a long driveway which provides ample parking and leads to the detached garage. A paved terrace provides an ideal area for al fresco entertaining. There is an area of lawn, flanked by mixed evergreen hedging and mature planting.

    To the rear of the property is a further terrace and a wood store. The garden is principally laid to lawn, with established borders and varied planting, creating year round interest. In total the plot amounts to about 0.4 of an acre.

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An amazing location, with great outside space, and versatile accommodation.

Oliver HodgesProperty agent

Local information

  • Coppers is located on the edge of the picturesque village of Penshurst, with its ancestral home Penshurst Place, church, tea rooms, doctors surgery, garage and Post Office.
  • Mainline Rail Service: Tonbridge (5 miles), Hildenborough (4.6 miles), Sevenoaks (10 miles) and Tunbridge Wells (6.8 miles) to London. Also a local service at Penshurst station situated in Chiddingstone Causeway. There is a bus service to Tunbridge Wells and Hildenborough Station.
  • Primary Schools: Chiddingstone, Penshurst, Fordcombe and Langton Green.
  • Prep Schools: The Granville and The Beacon, Sevenoaks
  • Grammar Schools: Weald of Kent, Tonbridge Girls Grammars and Judd Boys Grammar schools in Tonbridge. Tunbridge Wells Girls and Boys Grammar Schools and the Skinners Boys School in Tunbridge Wells.
  • Private Schools: Holmewood House Preparatory School in Langton Green and Ashdown. Tonbridge, Sackville, Walthamstow Hall and Sevenoaks Public Schools. Hilden Oaks, Hilden Grange and the Schools at Somerhill, Tonbridge.
  • Please note all distances are approximate.

Additional information

  • Directions: From the A21 take the Weald/Sevenoaks/Hildenborough roundabout onto the B245, signposted towards Hildenborough and Tonbridge. Continue along this road and turn right signposted to Leigh and Penshurst. Proceed through the village of Leigh bearing left on leaving the village, signposted towards Penshurst. Continue into Penshurst village and turn right at the T-junction. Continue along Fordcombe Road, passing the turning signposted Glebelands on the right. Continue for approx. 300 yards and the unmarked turning leading to the Coppers driveway will be found on the right hand side. Coppers is signposted and is the fourth house on the right hand side.
  • EPC Rating = E