A substantial detached 7 bedroom Edwardian house situated on the edge of the Ancient Town and Cinque Port of Rye with off road parking and the ability to walk in to the Town which has access to the mainline station.
ROOMS Entrance hall, Living room, Open plan kitchen/dining room opening into a family room, Utility room with pantry, Games room, Snug, Cloakroom, First floor landing, Study, Bedroom 1 with en-suite dressing room and shower room, Bedroom 2 with en-suite shower room, 4 further bedrooms, Family bathroom, Separate shower room, Second floor landing, Bedroom 7, Bathroom, Dressing room and storage room, Gas heating, Terraced gardens to front and rear, Detached single garage, Further area of garden, Off road parking, EPC rating E.
LOCATION The property occupies a secluded yet convenient position within half a mile of the Ancient Town and Cinque Port of Rye, renowned for its historical associations, medieval fortifications and fine period architecture. As well as its charm and history, the town has a comprehensive range of shopping facilities and an active local community, with the arts being strongly represented. From the town there are local train services to Brighton and to Ashford with connections to the Continent. There is a high speed service between Ashford and London St. Pancras in 37 minutes. Sporting facilities in the area include golf at Rye, tennis at Rye Lawn Tennis Club (opposite the house) with reputedly among the very best grass courts in the country, sailing on the south coast and many fine countryside and coastal walks.
DESCRIPTION A detached Edwardian house which has undergone extensive renovation in recent years and is currently run as a successful holiday let.
GROUND FLOOR Front door into the main entrance hall with a tiled floor, built in cupboard and main stairs to the first floor with cupboard under, secondary staircase to first floor. Living room with built in book shelving and cupboards, woodburning stove, full height sash windows to the front. Open plan kitchen/dining room opening into the family room, extensive fitted kitchen units with granite worksurfaces incorporating a 4 oven gas fired Aga with hotplate, integrated dishwasher, space for fridge freezer, slate floor. Utility area has plumbing for a washing machine, built in cupboards, and walk in pantry. Family area has a woodburning stove and door out to the front terrace. Cloakroom comprising w.c and wash hand basin.
FIRST FLOOR First floor landing with stairs to second floor, two built in linen/store cupboards. Bedroom 1 double aspect with an en-suite dressing room leading to a shower room comprising large shower cubicle, w.c and wash hand basin. Bedroom 2 double aspect, en-suite shower room comprising shower cubicle, w.c and wash hand basin. Study has doors out to the rear terrace.
There are four further bedrooms and a family bathroom together with a separate shower room.
SECOND FLOOR Second floor landing. Bedroom 7 has doors out onto a side balcony. A dressing room leads into the second family bathroom which in turn has an interconnecting door to a storage room which has a walk-in wardrobe.
OUTSIDE To the front there is a driveway providing off road parking and access to a detached single garage. There is an area of side garden with mature trees and shrubs. Note: From the driveway there is a public footpath with steps which lead up to nearby New England Lane. The immediate garden surrounding the house is accessed via a locked wrought iron gate which leads up to the front terrace and garden with glazed front and side veranda. There is a useful store room to the side which has access to the rear garden. The rear has a paved sun terrace with a landscaped bank of shrubs and pathways beyond.
Phillips & Stubbs