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Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Historic House ,Tunbridge Wells Common.No need for car.Totally central with parking. Walking to all shops and restaurants.Ready to welcome 8 guests.

Belleville is the only place to stay when visiting Royal Tunbridge Wells.

Minimum payment period is for 3 nights, although you are welcome to stay less time.

The house has been loved and admired by many for decades. It is a landmark property in the heart of the renowned spa town of Tunbridge Wells. It has been lovingly restored and refurbished. The house is located on Royal Tunbridge Wells common, yet it is totally central, and is positioned immediately in front of the main walk into town. Not much has been documented on the house historically, but it is known that Belleville is approximately 300 years old.Thackeray stayed here as a young man, and later made reference to it in his book Vanity Fair. To this day, it always attracts attention and intrigue.... It has been built into the sandstone rocks of the town, and commands a handsome position. Thackeray's, the famous Michelin stared restaurant is opposite the house. Under 5 mins walk to town and you will be surrounded with an abundance of shops, restaurants and bars. The Pantiles a 10 min walk..utterly beautiful and glorious summer nights of live Jazz...


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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2017


I am delighted to help with your perfect holiday search. I have been renting my properties for 5 years, and have a large, happy, satisfied client base.

Please do not hesitate to contact me...Staying in any one of my properties, you can rest assured you will be taken care of. With my staff comprising representatives, maintenance team , laundry and cleaning

ladies... you will have a care free stay.

The Costa del Sol sells itself.

A favourite year after year with faultless weather and a

mere one and half hours from the UK, one can be lapping up the Spanish makes grabbing a week or two away all so easy !

OR why not try my UK historical retreat in Royal Tunbridge Wells - Boast to all that you have stayed at Belleville!!

Why TANYA GALIZIA chose Tunbridge Wells

This is THE most famous house in Tunbridge Wells. It is part of history...

Come and experience BELLEVILLE


Royal Tunbridge Wells House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower
    Shower room 1 - shower
  • 1 ensuite located on top floor with eaved small double bedroom. 1 ensuite/dressing room to master bedroom,lower floor. 1 ensuite to single bedroom, lower floor. 1 shower room, middle floor.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Ready to welcome 8 guests (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: x3 double bedrooms, (1 being in the heavily eaved upper floor,...the butlers ex quarters)!! 2 single bedrooms. 4 bathrooms ( 3 en suite ) and one with wash / vanity basin dresser. Bedrooms arranged over 3 floors .
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Golf ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes on accommodation: Belleville benefits from air conditioning, included in the tariff. Towels and linen are provided for your stay. Outside: Off street parking for up to three cars. Belleville has a small patio area. Utility Room: Small utility area with washing machine/dryer combined. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and towels provided. Weekly maid service will provide a light clean and change linen. Air conditioning included in tariff. Cot, high chair and safety stair gates available on request at a weekly charge. (please bring your own cot linen). Other: The rooms at Belleville are full of character, Belleville is a jem and a magical place to stay...


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

average rating of 4.7777777 based on 9 reviews


  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful experience to stay at The Belleville.

Everything you need for a short stay or long.Really organised,clean house and Tanya is a great host who replies immediately to any question.I will be back it is beautiful!

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Quirky property with loads of character in an ideal location

  • 5 of 5

We booked Belleville for our Mum's 60th Birthday Party. There were 6 adults (2 heavily pregnant!) and one toddler stopping over and we had extra guests round for birthday celebrations. We actually managed to fit 4 cars on the drive! Tanya was quick to reply to questions on heating etc. and we found the key box system easy to operate. The décor is very in keeping with the character of the property and all our guests were very impressed that we'd managed to find such a gem. The only points to bear in mind are that the traffic noise at the top of the house is quite loud and, due to ceiling height, this level is definitely more suited to children or short adults! The kitchen is also quite small with an extra fridge and freezer in the cellar 2 floors below. None of this detracted from our break and we would definitely recommend this property and stay again. Our deposit was returned to us promptly and Tanya was very helpful throughout the whole process.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy you had a wonderful time ... and that Belleville made your special occasion all the more memorable ... You are always welcome, Tanya X
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Amazing house.

  • 4 of 5

We loved staying here, the children thought it was great fun.

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a total pleasure to have you. Please come again soon.
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To stay or not to stay ?

  • 4 of 5

A terrific spot in Tonbridge Wells. Definitely worth the visit. The whole house was very unique and cozy. My family of four had a lot of fun staying there and being able to walk everywhere. Tanya was very responsive in communicating before we arrived and we did not need to ask for any help once we had arrived.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Belleville

  • 5 of 5

Such a beautiful home with much character. Areas of beautifully carved wood, portraits, perfect lighting to set the mood in each room, the ornaments and furnishings were quite exquisite. The home had all the facilities a family and guests should need, the historic cellar built into the rock of the hill was a nice surprise and it meant we had extra storage for our rather large weekends hold of food and wine! You would think from the outside of the house it would be quite tight and cosy fitting in all of those rooms/facilities but the whole layout was was great, the kitchen is small but who wants to spend most of their holiday time in the kitchen. The rooms were spaced out well, We had many adults along with my two young children and we all equally loved exploring around the house on the different floors. We had the loveliest stay and all would 100% return. The owner can I add was always very obliged to help with queries/needs and responded to them quickly. Thank you dearly.

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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We had a lovely time

  • 5 of 5

Our party was made up of 6 adults, one 3 year old and one 11 month old.

The landlord kindly provided us with a cot and high chair.

There was plenty of space and one of the rooms was empty so could have accommodated more people.

The house is in a lovely location about 5 minutes (walk) from the high street and 7 minutes walk from the station. This is how long it took me to walk, there may be faster ways if you know the area well.

The house has everything you could need, a dishwasher and tablets, tin foil to reduce washing up when using the oven/grill, tea bags, washing up liquid, Sky TV, wi-fi throughout.

The house has great character and it really feels quite good to be staying somewhere a bit special rather than a chain hotel.

Any negatives?

Very very minor issues and only in the interest of full disclosure, the smoke alarm was a bit over sensitive, a cover from one of the under counter lights in the kitchen fell off a few times and needed to be clipped back in place and there was only one HDMI cable so you could plug in either the Sky Box or DVD player so had to switch around when changing what you watch.

All very first world problems. I would happily stay here again or recommend to friends and family without hesitation.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was an utter pleasure to have your stay... Thank you so much for your comments. Very best regards to you as always... Tanya
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Car: not necessary


Tunbridge Wells, on the A21 provides access to the M25, and the motorway network to Gatwick and Heathrow.

Tunbridge Wells Mainline station is a short walk, and provides rail links to London Charing Cross, Victoria etc.


Tunbridge Wells Main Line Station 10 min walk.

Gatwick Airport,50 mins by car.

Brighton Beach 30 mins by car.

East Grinstead 30 mins bt car.

Rye 40 mins by car.

Battle 40 mins by car.

Central London 1 hour by car ( 40 mins by train )

Further Details:

Royal Tunbridge Wells itself is steeped in history. Belleville features on one of the tourist walks Further information on these walks and further details of places of interest and dates for your diary, opening times, special offers and admission fees are available through the Tunbridge Wells tourist board (located in the 'not to missed' Pantiles). But below is a taste of what is on offer.....

During the summer months, music festivals are on show in the Pantiles.

Hever Castle, Penshurst Place, Chartwell, Leeds Castle and Knole are all within easy reach of the house and make for great days out.

Bewl Water near Lamberhurst houses the regions largest lake, so if sailing,canoeing, windsurfing, flyfishing etc is your thing, are in luck.

Bedgebury near Groombridge is for you if you prefer cycling, horse riding, or walking, is home to 2 thousand acres of forest .Go Ape is here too, should you fancy spending a little time in the trees!

The seven wonders of the weald are all within 8 miles of Tunbridge Wells, passes are available through the tourist board...not to be missed.

ooohhhh and you cannot come to the town without taking the Spring Water.Take a trip down to the pantiles and do as was done by Queen Anne, Queen Victoria, Samuel Pepys, to name but a few, some 400 years ago.

....and for the golfers...Neville Park is walking distance from the house.

and remember.....within 5 min walk of the house, you can emerse yourself in fantastic shopping, and a wide array of restaurants and bars. Caverley Gardens is a mere 10 mins walk, and is utterly beautiful to stroll in.

Or why not try a little wine tasting at Kent's oldest commercial vineyard - Biddenden Vineyards,established by the Barnes family in 1969 producing award winning still and sparkling English wines.


Rates & Availability

Royal Tunbridge Wells House Rental Rates

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Apr 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
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Jul 1 2017 - Jul 31 2017
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Aug 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
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Sep 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
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Oct 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
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Nov 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
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Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $256.74

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Cot, high chair and safety stair gates available on request. (please bring your own cot linen)
Minimum payment period is for 2 nights although you are welcome to stay less time.
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