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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Main Road, Icklesham, Winchelsea, East Sussex, TN36

Sold STC £995,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial Victorian house
  • Detached 2 bedroom coach house
  • 3 reception rooms
  • kitchen/breakfast room
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • grounds of about 15 acres
  • EPC Rating = E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold



Place House is a substantial Victorian house dating from the late 19th Century, situated within a private setting and protected by gardens, grounds and woodland of about 15 acres. The property offers flexible accommodation of good proportions, arranged over three floors and, amounting to in excess of 5,000 sq ft including a cellar. In addition there is an excellent detached 2 bedroom coach house. Points of note include:
• High ceilings, sash windows, picture rails, painted panelled internal doors, some with ceramic door furniture, dado and picture rails, quarry tiled flooring to the reception hall.
• The reception hall, with high ceilings and feature arches, leads to four reception rooms; the sitting room with open fireplace and sash windows to the west elevation, the dual aspect study with gas coal effect fire, the dining room with French doors to the terrace and the family room.
• To the south of the reception hall, study and sitting room lies the generous conservatory which enjoys views to Fairlight and direct access to the gardens.
• The dual aspect kitchen/breakfast room has an extensive range of custom-made cupboards and walk-in larder, with space for a range cooker, dishwasher and fridge/freezer.
• Steps lead from the hall down to the cellar where there are two excellent store rooms.
• The first floor landing has a wonderful view to the south. Located on this floor is the master bedroom which features a balcony, dressing area with bespoke Ash wardrobe cupboards and an en suite bathroom. There are three further double bedrooms, all with wash hand basins and a family bathroom.
• To the north of the main house lies the attractive converted coach house, with adaptable accommodation comprising an open-plan sitting/dining room/kitchen, two double bedrooms and two bath/shower rooms.

Gardens, Grounds & Outbuildings
• Place House is approached via a long drive which leads to a turning circle with mature mulberry tree, parking for a number of cars and the triple open bay garage. The drive continues around to a tractor/ ower store.
• Planning permission was granted in 2014 by Rother District Council for a substantial open-fronted agricultural building which has been started.
• The gardens and grounds provide a lovely secluded setting for the property. Level lawns stretch away from the house and continue to a pretty area of indigenous woodland and a natural pond to the west. Paddocks extend to the north and north east boundary, one of which has a right of way (over neighbouring land) to the road.

Square Footage: 5,069 sq ft
Acreage: 15 Acres


From our office in Cranbrook proceed to Hawkhurst and turn left at the traffic lights on to the A268. Continue on this road for about 6 miles through the village of Sandhurst and in Newenden, pass over a narrow bridge with traffic lights. Continue along the A268, take the next left turn signed towards Rye. Continue into Rye and follow the A259 through Winchelsea to Icklesham. The entrance with brick pillars will be found on the left hand side on leaving the village.

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Added on Rightmove:
04 November 2016

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