insideKENT Magazine Issue 60 - March 2017 - Page 159

On sale for £ 2.25 million , the main house boasts 5,398 square feet of living space , set within 0.69 acres of greenery . It is accessed via a grand wooden front door which dates back 800 years ; originally created for a local church . When opened , it reveals a spacious reception hall with a galleried landing , upper floors and staircasing with high vaulted ceilings with roof light .

The reception hall leads to a study , drawing room , living room and kitchen and breakfast room that comes complete with an Aga , wine cooler and an electric , gas and warming oven . There is a large utility room adjacent to the kitchen and a home theatre with surround sound and a fitted projector and screen .
The living room boasts a stone fireplace and acts as a corridor to a large underfloor-heated conservatory which overlooks the manicured garden . The first floor comprises six spacious bedrooms with either en-suites or Jack and Jill bathrooms . There is also a ‘ secret room ’ hidden behind a door with a ladder towards a concealed children ’ s hideout . On the second floor lies a games room and a sitting area which could easily be converted into an extra bedroom or study .
Accessed from the ground floor is a selfcontained annex with its own kitchen , gym , carport and reception room . The annex , which spans 600 square feet , presents a separate residence onsite ideal as staff quarters , for an au pair , extended family or to privately rent .
Daniel Aldred , Head of Town Department , Knight Frank comments : “ Properties of this stature are seldom found within walking distance of the town and railway station . Foxwell House manages to combine generous internal accommodation with an excellent plot size and a surprising degree of privacy . Add in the tennis court and extensive garaging and you are looking at something quite unique . This part of Tunbridge Wells is highly sought after and to find a property of this quality , offering the complete package is an exciting proposition , both for us and for prospective buyers .”
The gravelled private driveway has electric gates and is equipped with a secure video entry system . Adjacent to the main house lies a double garage which could also be used as a workshop , providing ample space for storage and parking .
The grounds comprise a full-sized tennis court , which in the past has been used as a secure play area for children and hosted many kids ’ parties . There is also a heated tiki hut which comfortably seats 12 ; and a South West facing flagstone and brick terrace leading from the conservatory , ideally positioned for entertaining family and friends .
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