Tunbridge Wells Kent TN3 Burrswood, Groombridge
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Features at a glance
- REDUCED FOR QUICK SALE
- Chain free
- Exquisite Detached Property
- Historic Portions Dating Back To 1646
- On a Private Country Estate
- Idyllic & Peaceful Rural Setting
- Mature Gardens
- Original Features With Traditional Oak Beams
St Mary’s is an exquisite two bedroom detached property with far reaching views
Set within the High Weald Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with far reaching views across Ashdown Forest. This exquisite, detached property is approached by a long private estate driveway, winding past the historic gate house, beside two fishing lakes and a listed Manor, up towards its elevated position. Offering over 1,612 sqft of accommodation. Spread over two floors comprising two bedrooms and two bathrooms, one ensuite to the main bedroom, on the first floor. Sitting room, breakfast room, kitchen/dining room, separate study and a cloakroom on the ground floor. Mature gardens. Idyllic setting overlooking the original Manor formal gardens. The property would benefit from minor improvement to create a period, stunning country home. Further land may also be available by separate negotiation.
LOCALITY AND LIFESTYLE: Groombridge is a charming village with a quaint bakery, post office, village shops and collection of excellent traditional pubs, as well as the village hall, GP surgery and other amenities. As an exciting addition, ‘The PIG Hotel’ have chosen Groombridge Place for their new luxury Hotel and Fine Dining Restaurant. Opening during 2025 and within walking distance, an excellent way to while away summer evenings. Known for its busy local community, The Groombridge Tennis Club is minutes away, as is the Forest Way Country Park & Cycle Path. The Spa Valley Railway and its historic steam train chugging its way from Groombridge to Tunbridge Wells. Nearby Golf Courses include: The Neville at Crowborough, Beacon and Sweetwoods Park.
Many beautiful country walks can be enjoyed, both locally and across the High Weald, too numerous to list. But the Burrswood Valley woodland, on your doorstep, is our favourite especially when the bluebells are out! The nearby towns of Crowborough and Royal Tunbridge Wells both steeped in history and provide a range of high-end shops, supermarkets and leisure facilities.
SCHOOLS: This property falls within the catchment for many prestigious state, grammar, and private schools. The nearest being Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ St. Thomas’ Church of England School in Groombridge. Holmewood House Preparatory School in Langton Green. Tunbridge Wells Girls & Boys Grammar Schools. Tonbridge School. Tonbridge Grammar School. Walthamstow Hall Sevenoaks. New Beacon Sevenoaks. Sevenoaks School. Bede’s Upper Dicker in Eastbourne. Added to which Skinners School, and Judd in Tonbridge all frequently ranked some of the best schools in the UK.
TRANSPORT LINKS: Mainline Rail to London: With commuter services from Tunbridge Wells (approximately 3.5 miles) for Charing Cross in 42 minutes then onto Cannon Street. From Eridge (approximately 3.1 miles) to London Bridge in 60 minutes, then onto Waterloo East and Charing Cross. By Car: The A26 is approximately 3.2 miles from The Burrswood Estate, providing access to the Sevenoaks Bypass (A21) and the M25 Motorway. Airports: Gatwick airport is 19 miles, approximately a 30-minute drive.
THE BURRSWOOD ESTATE: Built in approximately 1839, The Burrswood Estate Manor is a Grade II listed property designed by the famous architect Decimus Burton. Originally built for Alderman David Salomans, who became the High Sheriff for Kent and Sussex, and later requisitioned by the military in the Second World War. In 1948, the property was purchased by Dorothy Kerin and used for both spiritual and physical healing. The estate was later used as a well-being centre, closing in April 2019. The grounds at The Burrswood Estate include formal gardens, lakes, woodland, and grazing land.
PROPERTY INFORMATION: Services: Oil fired central heating, mains water, electricity, and drainage. Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council Council Tax Band: FRead more
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