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Halls Hole Road

Halls Hole Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

£425,000

Freehold

Overview

About this property

This charming period property has been loved and cared for over generations within the same family for more than 100 years. It is a rare opportunity to find a cottage that is fine as it is, but also has huge potential for a loft conversion. The garden has three brick built outhouses and an outside toilet. One of these are a workshop fitted out with a carpenters workbench, vice, storage and shelving. The walls have been insulated to create a perfect work space for either a tradesman or to use as a home office - or man cave! The garden has a decked area that is a sun trap. There is a further patio, pond and a secret garden tucked away. There is a gate that will lead you out to a field and into Dunorlan Park. There is a post office, local shop and butchers within a few minutes walk. A further two parks and primary school are also very close by. If you are a tradesman, then the three brick buildings and workshop in the garden will be an absolutely perfect work space for you.

To arrange a viewing please call Wendy Castle at Mother Goose Estate Agents.

This attractive period cottage is situated on the outskirts of Royal Tunbridge Wells. However it is still within walking distance of the mainline station and ideal for commuters. It is very near to a bus route going into the town centre, where you will find the Victoria Shopping Mall built over two floors. Tunbridge Wells is popular for shoppers and also tourists visiting the famous Edwardian Pantiles Area. Where you will find beautiful architecture and an abundance of restaurants and tea shops. In the summer months the Pantiles will offer jazz, soul and gin festivals. There is also a monthly food market and lots of space for alfresco dining. Within walking distance of the cottage, there are three churches, a local supermarket with post office and a popular butchers. Three parks which include Dunorlan Park - accessed via a private gate in the garden and ideal for doggy walkers. The allotments are opposite the terrace of cottages which create peace and tranquility to this part of Tunbridge Wells.

General Description

Additional Info

This property is ideal for a growing family, first time buyers or a retired couple. If you are a keen gardener, then you will enjoy the allotments just over the road. This cottage is over a hundred years old and the roof was replaced 20 years ago.
There is no chain, and it is tidy and clean and ready to move into. Then, in your own time, there is potential to add a loft conversion, a corridor to the bathroom, and an opportunity to modernise inside. The added bonus of the three brick outhouses will generate a lot of interest so we recommend a viewing as soon as possible.

Porch

Step into a brick built porchway with original quarry tiled floor. Windows to each side and access to the main front door that leads into the living room.

Living room

A light room to the front of the cottage. Views out to the front and over to the allotments. Brick built open fireplace surrounded by original quarry tiled mantle, regularly used as an open fire and chimney is regularly swept. Small built in cupboard housing gas and electricity meters. Telephone point. Front window was replaced 3 years ago. The floor has been carpeted, but the original pine floorboards underneath could be exposed. Radiator.

Understairs cupboard

Large cupboard with fitted light. Secure safe for your valuables inserted into the floor with keys available.

Dining/family room

A good sized room with window to the rear garden. Fireplace and mantle with gas connection available. Radiator. Storage cupboard with shelving. Archway to kitchen. Stairs to first floor.

Kitchen

Fully fitted kitchen to include free standing under worktop fridge, freezer, cooker and washing machine. High and low level storage cupboards. Wood effect worktop. Stainless steel sink with hot and cold taps and drainer. Prima wall hung boiler that is currently maintained on a British Gas contract. Back door leading to rear garden.

Front double bedroom

This is a light spacious bedroom with views over the allotments and far reaching views over fields and out to Kippings Cross. Front window was replaced 3 years ago. Radiator. Built in wardrobe and cupboards with shelving and hanging rail. Period fireplace fitted for decorative purposes only. Door leading to further storage area and access to the loft. This would be the ideal place for a staircase to be fitted for a loft conversion. Floorboards in this room that could be exposed if you desire.

First floor

Rear double bedroom

Two sets of built in wardrobes with hanging rails and shelving. Window overlooking the rear garden. Period feature fireplace (not working). Radiator. Potential to create a small corridor to lead into the bathroom, by removing one wardrobe. Door to bathroom.

Family bathroom

Large family bathroom with bath, basin, wc and airing cupboard. Bath with shower over, mixer tap with shower hose. Glass shower screen. Basin and vanity unit with hot and cold taps. Low level wc. Airing cupboard clad in pine boarding. Water tank with shelving. Vinyl flooring. Radiator.

Rear access

Door from kitchen leading to a covered access with door to brick built outside toilet. Pathway to further rear garden

Outside

Rear garden

Gate and pathway leading to attractive patio that is surrounded by mature shrubs. Decked area that can be a sun trap if the weather is in favour. Ideal for sitting, sunbathing or alfresco dining. Path leading to various brick built outhouses.

Brick Outhouses

Coal and log shed with extra storage big enough for three dustbins plus more space for coal and logs. Fitted electric light. A second outhouse fitted with power points and has been space for a chest freezer and large upright freezer. Brick workshop that is fitted out with work bench, and vice, shelving, storage space. It has been lined with fibreglass and timber for insulation. Tin roof. Power and light. This could easily be converted into a home office. Door leading out to the secret rear garden.

Secret garden and pond

This is a delightful space that is tucked away and offers solitude, privacy and peace. It is not overlooked and a lovely private space where you can enjoy the sound of water trickling into the pond. Path leading to further area with a brick built pond and mature shrubs. Private gate leading out to a field and private access to Dunorlan Park.

Front garden

Paved brick driveway with parking for one vehicle. Further parking is available in the laybys opposite.

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