A beautifully refurbished characterful family home finished to a high standard in a sought-after location.
The Clock House is an immaculate and attractive family home dating back to 1937 with later extensions. The house is a local landmark with a notable feature of the property being the re furbished clocktower, now housing a Bodet clock and the original bell, and from which the house takes it's name. The Clock House has been refurbished and modernised extensively to a very high standard by the current owners, adding notable amenities. The enhancements include complete re- configuration, re-wiring, re-plumbing, a new roof and windows and re-decoration and re-design of the garden and grounds. The accommodation extends to over 5,600 sq.ft. arranged over two floors. The space is well balanced between formal and informal living. The house is beautifully presented with some exquisite features and finished to an exceptional standard. The principal reception rooms are arranged around a stunning dining room with a grand walnut staircase designed by renowned architect Bernard Clough. The reception rooms comprise dining room, sitting room, and double aspect drawing room with doors out to the internal courtyard. The rooms feature beautiful stone fireplaces and enjoy glorious views over the gardens and grounds.The large kitchen is well-equipped with a central work island and fitted Neff, Quooker, and Bora appliances. The kitchen is triple aspect and filled with natural light and has stunning views. The kitchen has direct access to both the garden and the pretty courtyard.Accessed off the kitchen are the utility, boot and plant room. The playroom, study and two cloakrooms can also be found on the ground floor. The first floor has excellent accommodation accessed via the impressive walnut staircase. There is a sumptuous principal suite with a large dressing room and en suite bathroom. There is a further bedroom suite with en suite bathroom, two further bedrooms and a family bathroom.The annexe/guest wing is accessed via a separate entrance and secondary staircase beyond the study. The annexe provides a good-sized double bedroom with bathroom, kitchen and living room, and would lend itself to guests or staff.Sitting within the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the gardens and grounds are an important feature of The Clock House and complement the house extremely well. The Clock House is approached via a gravel carriage driveway that leads to the front of the house. The gardens extend across the width of the house and provide an excellent setting for al fresco dining and backdrop to the house, there is also a covered outdoor kitchen. Beyond the formal gardens is a large paddock. In all the gardens and grounds extend to approximately 3.94 acres.
Bidborough 1 mile, Tonbridge 3.2 miles (London Charing Cross from 48 mins), Tunbridge Wells 4.8 miles, Central London 40 miles. (All distances and times are approximate)Set in beautiful rolling Kent countryside, The Clock House is located just over a mile to the west of the village of Bidborough. With a village shop, church, garage, the well renowned pub The Kentish Hare and a restaurant, the village provides for all day to day requirements. The historic town of Royal Tunbridge Wells is a short drive away where more extensive shopping and leisure facilities can be found.The area has excellent road and rail links from M25, A21 and A26 which provide easy access to London, the south coast and Heathrow and Gatwickinternational airports. Nearby Tonbridge station provides main line service with regular trains to London Bridge, Waterloo and London Charing Crosswith journey times from 48 minutes.