A contemporary detached family house in this picturesque village, offering spacious family accommodation
The property lies towards the end of a no-through residential road in the Kent village of Speldhurst, sought after for the dual benefits of its location within the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and its proximity to the large towns of Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge, with their extensive amenities, well-regarded schools and excellent commuter links to London.
The village boasts a thriving community spirit and local services include a church, village hall, primary school, village stores with post office, cricket ground and public house.
State and private schools: Speldhurst has its own highly-regarded primary school, rated Outstanding by Ofsted in 2014, and there are a number of other well-regarded schools in the area, including grammar schools in Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells and independent schools such as Holmewood House preparatory school in Langton Green and Sevenoaks and Tonbridge at secondary level.
Mainline rail: Tunbridge Wells (about 3.9 miles) with regular services to London Charing Cross and Cannon Street from 47 minutes. Tonbridge (about 4.5 miles) and Hildenborough (about 5.3 miles), which lies a little further up the same line, to London Charing Cross and Cannon Street from 40 minutes (Hildenborough to Cannon Street).
Communications: The A21 is accessible at Tonbridge and links to the M25 and thereby to the national motorway network, Heathrow and Gatwick airports, the channel ports and Channel Tunnel terminus.
master bedroom suite
guest room en suite
3 further double bedrooms
front and rear gardens
detached double garage
about 0.17 acres
EPC = C
Chestnut House is a well-proportioned family house constructed in 2010 as part of a small gated development in a tucked-away corner of the popular village of Speldhurst. This modern home features good ceiling heights, underfloor heating throughout, inlaid wood internal doors with chrome fittings and a stylish contemporary kitchen and bathrooms. Further points of note include:
glazed double doors from the hall into the sitting room with a wide bay window overlooking the front garden and a stone fireplace fitted with a gas coal-effect fire;
family room with a further bay window to the front;
kitchen/breakfast room with fitted wall and base units under granite worktops and a generous island unit incorporating a breakfast bar. Two-oven electric Aga and integrated appliances including an electric oven, a ceramic hob, a microwave, a double fridge/freezer, a drinks fridge and a dishwasher. French doors lead out from the breakfast area to a garden deck;
dining room with French doors onto the deck;
galleried landing with a window to the front, a hatch to the loft and an airing cupboard;
dual-aspect master bedroom with views to the rear, a fitted dressing room and a well-appointed en suite shower room;
guest bedroom with fitted wardrobes and an en suite shower room;
3 further double bedrooms and a family bathroom complete the accommodation.
Chestnut House is set back from a gated private road with an open area of lawn to the front, crossed by a path leading to the front door. Low-maintenance shrub beds provide colour and interest around the front and side of the house.
The fully-enclosed rear garden is laid to lawn, sloping down from a raised deck which spans across the rear of the house towards the garage and rear boundary where a pair of specimen silver birch trees provides an attractive screen. The good-sized deck, with access from the kitchen/breakfast and dining rooms, offers an ideal space for outdoor living and entertaining in the warmer months. A brick-paved driveway set below the garden, separated from here by a close-boarded fence, provides parking for two cars in front of the double garage.
Services: Mains gas-fired central heating. Mains water, electricity and drainage.
Outgoings: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council: 01892 526121. Tax Band G
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