A unique contemporary detached house with off road parking situated in the Conservation Area of the AncientTown with widespread views from the rear to the sea.
ROOMS Entrance lobby, Entrance hall, Main open plan living/dining room opening into the kitchen/breakfast room,Utility room, Bedroom 3, Bathroom, First floor landing, Main bedroom with en suite shower room and walk in dressing room, Bedroom 2, Family bathroom. Double glazing. Gas heating. Integral garage. Gated off road parking. Part walled garden with terrace to the rear. EPC rating D
LOCATION The property occupies a commanding position in one of England's most famous and historic cobbled streets. Watchbell Street lies in the heart of the Conservation Area of the Ancient Town and Cinque Port of Rye, renowned for its historical associations, medieval fortifications, including the Landgate and Ypres Tower, and fine period architecture with half timbered houses clustered around the Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin with its ornate gilded Quarter Boys clock and 18th century Town Hall with open arcaded lower storey and cupola on the roof. 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. Rye Festival is held annually. From the town there are local train services to Eastbourne and to Ashford with connections to London and to Paris/Lille/Brussels via the Channel Tunnel. A high speed service between London St. Pancras and Ashford has a journey time of about 37 minutes. The M20 may be joined at Ashford via the improved and upgraded A2070 and A259. Sporting facilities in the area include golf at Rye, Cooden and Hastings, sailing on the south coast and many fine countryside and coastal walks.
DESCRIPTION Forming a unique detached contemporary house presenting brick and weather board elevations beneath a pitched slate roof. The property has undergone extensive improvement and modernising in recent years with bi-folding doors and Juliet balconies to the rear capturing the far reaching views. Internally the accommodation comprises:
GROUND FLOOR Side door into the glazed entrance lobby. Entrance hall has stairs rising to the first floor with glass balustrading, oak flooring, built in coat cupboard. The main open plan living space has full width bi-folding dinto the kitchen/breakfast room fitted with a comprehensive range of base and wall mounted units with granite worksurfaces incorporating a Butler's sink, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, Rangemaster gas cooker and hob, extractor fan, tiled flooring and central island unit with breakfast bar with skylight over.
Utility room with built in worksurface with sink and space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Door to the garden and integral garage.
Bedroom 3 has bi-folding doors to the garden and built in wardrobes.
Bathroom comprises panelled bath with separate shower unit over and side screen, wash hand basin with cupboard under, w.c, tiling to the floor and walls.
FIRST FLOOR First floor landing built in cupboard.
Bedroom 1 with two sets of bi-folding doors with Juliette balconies enjoying far reaching views with the sea in the distance. Walk in wardrobe/dressing room and en suite shower room with tiled flooring, walk in shower, circular sink and w.c.
Bedroom 2 built in wardrobe, bi-folding doors with Juliette balcony and far reaching views.
Family bathroom comprising panelled bath with separate shower unit, twin circular sink units, tiling and w.c.
OUTSIDE The property is screened for the street by a wall and approached via an electric sliding gate which opens into a driveway providing off road parking and access to the integral garage. The main part walled rear garden is laid to lawn with two paved terraces taking full advantage of the widespread views. There is also a lower area of garden which drops down to South Undercliff.
Phillips & Stubbs