A refurbished first floor apartment forming part of a converted warehouse situated in the Conservation Area of the Ancient Town with townscape views to the rear.
ROOMS Communal entrance hall, Private entrance hall, Sitting room, Fitted kitchen, One double bedroom,
Shower room, Modern electric heating, EPC rating D.
LOCATION The property is situated in a mixed residential and commercial part of the Conservation Area 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; Rye Arts Festival and Rye International Jazz and Blues Festival are both held annually and there is a two screen cinema complex. From the town there are local train services to Eastbourne and to Ashford, from where there are high speed connections to London St Pancras (37 minutes) and The Continent via Eurostar. Sporting facilities in the area include a leisure centre with a 25m pool, lawn tennis club, sailing at Rye Harbour and numerous golf courses within a 15 mile radius, Rye is also located on the edges of the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Romney Marsh, as well as being a short drive from 7 miles of sandy beaches and dunes, affording local residents many fine countryside and coastal walks.
DESCRIPTION A first floor apartment forming part of a former warehouse used for hanging fishing nets and now comprising three apartments above two retail units, currently used as an art and interiors shop. Flat 2 is situated at the rear of the building shown in the main photograph. Note: The property may not be used for holiday lets.
LEASE DETAILS Term From July 1986 to July 2175 (156 years remaining). Service charge for the maintenance of the building currently £473 per annum. Annual ground rent: one peppercorn. Building Insurance currently £446.84 per annum.
GROUND FLOOR The property is accessed via a side access external metal staircase with balustrade leading to a communal entrance door opening into a shared hallway. Flat 2 is located at the end of the communal hallway, with a private front door leading into an entrance hall with access to all rooms and a built in airing cupboard that houses a hot water tank with electric immersion heater.
FIRST FLOOR The light, double aspect sitting room has two wooden casement windows to the rear overlooking properties in The Mint and a further window to the side, together with an under stairs storage cupboard. Adjacent to the sitting room is a kitchen, fitted with a range of new contemporary cabinets comprising cupboards and drawers with high gloss doors beneath wood effect work surfaces with tiled splashbacks, an inset stainless steel sink unit with a mixer tap, an inset electric hob with a stainless steel filter hood above and built in over beneath, as well as below counter space and plumbing for a washing machine and fridge.
The double bedroom has a wooden casement window with an easterly aspect overlooking properties in The Mint. The shower room comprises new contemporary fitments comprising a close coupled w.c, wash hand basin with vanity unit below and a shower enclosure with acrylic wall panels.
Phillips & Stubbs