TENURE: Share of Freehold
This generously proportioned excellent apartment with potential to update is on the first floor, plus an attic room, of this grand former Victorian mansion off this popular tree lined avenue less than a mile from the famous Pantiles. The flat is accessed through the main entrance to the building shared with two other flats. The front door of the flat leads to an impressive staircase leading up to the spacious reception hall. Of particular note is the elegant, well proportioned sitting room with space for dining area, a wide bay with views, a fireplace with gas fire and decorative cornicing. There is a large principal bedroom, a second double bedroom with views, a large shower room and a useful storage room. The kitchen is fitted with a range of cupboards and work surfaces etc. The attic room is approached by a spiral staircase and could serve as a 3rd bedroom, a study or TV room. Further features include high ceilings, picture rails, attractive coving and large double glazed windows with views.
Lease: Share of Freehold - Date : 6 August 2018 - Term : From 25 December 1980 to 24 December 2979.
999 years lease - Management Company Ltd - Service Charge - payable for 2019/20 is £224.32 per month which covers everything such as insurance, repairs and maintenance to the fabric, external decoration, fire alarm maintenance, general maintenance of the grounds and utilities for the common areas.
Ground Rent - £50.00 per annum.
Down House is situated off this highly regarded tree lined avenue in the sought-after southern area of Tunbridge Wells, less than a mile from the famous Pantiles where there are boutiques, specialist shops and tea rooms. In the High Street there are further restaurants and the town centre benefits from a wider choice of shops and restaurants particularly at the Royal Victoria Place Shopping Centre. There are renowned schools in the town including grammar schools and independent schools for children of all ages. Recreational amenities include a sports and leisure centre, a cinema complex, theatres and golf courses etc. Tunbridge Wells mainline station is just over 1 mile for trains to London Bridge, Charing Cross and Cannon Street about 50/55 minutes.
The property is set within attractive communal gardens featuring a lawn area to the rear enclosed by high hedges and trees. To the front there is a sizeable tarmac driveway with two residents’ parking spaces available for the apartment. In addition there is a single en bloc garage.
Private entrance and staircase
Elegant sitting room with dining area
Garage and parking
Double glazed windows
Gas fired central heating
Attractive communal gardens.