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7 bedroom detached house for sale
Military Road, Rye, East Sussex, TN31 7NY
A DETACHED 1930's SEVEN BEDROOM HOUSE SITUATED ON THE EDGE OF THE ANCIENT TOWN AND OCCUPYING AN ELEVATED POSITION WITH FAR REACHING VIEWS THE RIVER ROTHER, MARSHES AND RYE LAWN TENNIS CLUB.
ENTRANCE HALL, LIVING ROOM, FAMILY ROOM, DINING ROOM, KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM, CELLAR, CLOAKS/UTILITY, THREE BEDROOMS ALL WITH EN SUITE FACILITIES, FIRST FLOOR MAIN BEDROOM WITH EN SUITE BATHROOM AND DRESSING ROOM, THREE FURTHER BEDROOMS, FAMILY BATHROOM, GAS HEATING, DOUBLE GLAZING , GARDENS TO FRONT AND REAR WITH USEFUL OUTHOUSE/GREENHOUSE, DRIVEWAY AND OFF ROAD PARKING.
The property is situated within a half a mile of Rye the Ancient Town and Cinque Port, renowned for its historical associations. 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 Brighton 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 been introduced reducing the journey time to about 37 minutes. The M20 may be joined at Ashford via the improved and upgraded A2070 and A259. To the west is the historic town of Hastings with its seafront and promenade whilst inland are the towns of Battle with its Abbey and Tenterden with its tree lined High Street and green swards. Sporting facilities in the area include golf at Rye, Cooden and Hastings, sailing on the south coast and many fine countryside and coastal walks. Forming a detached 1930's family house which the current owners run as a B & B (www.theknollrye.co.uk) Character features include pine doors, open fireplace to living room, bay windows to both front rooms as well as useful cellar. All the rooms situated to the front of the property enjoy widespread views across open marshland as well as the River Rother and in the foreground an interesting outlook over the Rye Lawn Tennis Club.
The accommodation comprises main entrance hall with pine doors leading off to all ground floor rooms as well as staircase rising to the first floor landing, door under providing access to the cellar.
The living room has a bay window to the front and an additional window to the side and an open fireplace. Wide archway leads through to the family room where again there is a cast iron fireplace and window to the side.
The dining room has painted floorboards and window to the side and the kitchen/breakfast room has an extensive range of base and wall mounted units incorporating a one and half bowl sink unit, integrated dishwasher and fridge, windows to the side and rear.
Door into the rear porch which has space for fridge freezer and further door out onto the rear garden. The utility/cloakroom has space and plumbing for washing machine, tumble dryer, built-in cupboards, low level wc and wash hand basin.
BEDROOM 5,6 AND 7
Bedroom five has a bay window to the front, built-in wardrobe cupboards and en suite shower room comprising low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin, window to side and shower cubicle. Bedroom six has a window to the side and en suite shower room comprising low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin and shower cubicle. Bedroom seven has a window to the side, en suite shower room comprising low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin, window to the side, shower cubicle and built-in cupboards.
On the first floor the bedrooms are into the roof space and therefore there is restricted head room in parts. Bedroom one has a Velux window and en suite bathroom comprising panelled bath, separate shower cubicle, low level wc, wash hand basin and Velux window. The main bedroom also has a separate dressing/morning room which has a window to the front overlooking the River Rother, The Marsh and tennis courts, an additional Velux to the side has a view up the river estuary towards the railway bridge.
BED 2,3 AND 4
Bedroom two has a window to the front again with far reaching views. Bedroom three there is a Velux window to the side with built-in storage area. Bedroom four has a Velux window to the rear and built-in storage cupboards and shelving.
The family bathroom comprises panelled bath with shower attachment, with separate shower cubicle, low level wc, wash hand basin and Velux window to side.
To the front of the property at the base of the driveway there is off road parking for several vehicles and the main drive sweeps up to the front door where there is a further area of parking/turning. The front garden has been terraced and there is also a raised area of decking to enjoy the view. The garden sweeps round to both sides of the property to the rear where there is an area of paved terracing and useful outbuilding/greenhouse with light and power connected. The rear garden has an area of lawn which leads into a lightly wooded escarpment.