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Battery Hill, Fairlight, East Sussex TN35 4AL

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Tenure: Freehold

ROOMS Entrance hall, Dining hall, Sitting room, Kitchen, Utility room, Home office/bedroom 5, Four further double bedrooms, Two bathrooms (one en-suite), Viewing gallery, Gas central heating, Double glazing, EPC rating C, Garage/workshop, Integral double bay car port, South facing garden. 

LOCATION No 69 occupies an elevated position on Battery Hill near to the village of Fairlight with commanding views over the Weald of Sussex and Kent and also across Rye Bay towards Romney Marsh, Folkestone and the French coastline. Nearby is Hastings Country Park Nature Reserve, stretching from Hastings to Cliff End, Pett Level (3 miles) where it gives access to the beach, a unique 660 acre area of maritime sandstone cliff with a cliff top area of grassland and heath, woodland, glens covered with gorse and trees, nature trails and spectacular walks, one of which leads to the coast at Fairlight Glen. To the east is the Ancient Town and Cinque Port of Rye (9 miles), famed for its period architecture, medieval fortifications and cobbled ways. The town offers a range of local shops, restaurants, schools for all ages and train services on the Brighton to Ashford branch line with fast connections to London (37 minutes) and the Continent. Westward is Hastings (4 miles) with its seafront promenade, fishing fleet, Old Town and Priory Meadow shopping centre. From the town there is a direct rail service to London Charing Cross, which can also be accessed at Battle (11 miles).  

DESCRIPTION An extremely well presented and well maintained detached house affording spacious and highly adaptable accommodation over three levels, as shown on the floor plan, which is laid out to take advantage of the spectacular widespread views to the sea with a wrap-around verandah to three sides. The property benefits from solid oak flooring to all principal rooms, bedrooms and hallways and ceramic floor tiling to the kitchen, utility room and one bathroom.  

GROUND FLOOR The property is approached via a covered car port with access to a front door and entrance hall with stairs rising to the first floor.  

FIRST FLOOR The first floor dining hall enjoys rural views to the front and has glazed sliding door leading to the verandah. The double aspect sitting room, which has an open fireplace and fitted book shelving and storage cupboards to one wall, has full height sliding doors proving sea views and access to the verandah and rear garden by way of two further glazed doors. The kitchen, which enjoys coastal views, is fitted with an extensive range of modern cupboards and drawers beneath granite work surfaces to three walls with twin butler sinks, mosaic tiling to the splashbacks, below counter space for a dishwasher, space for a fridge freezer and a Rangemaster Professional cooker with a 5 burner gas hob, two ovens and a stainless steel filter hood above.
The separate utility room has a range of fitted cupboards and drawers to match the kitchen beneath a granite worktop with an inset Armitage Shanks sink, below counter space for a washing machine and tumble dryer, a built in larder and a door to outside.
On this floor there is also a home office/bedroom five with fine views, the master bedroom with a door to the rear garden and en-suite bathroom facilities, a further double aspect double bedroom with views over the Weald and Rye Bay and a family bath/shower room with a panelled bath, close coupled WC, pedestal wash basin and a shower enclosure.
 

SECOND FLOOR On the second floor, there is a landing with a reading area and viewing gallery, together with two further double bedrooms and a shower room with contemporary white fitments comprising a close coupled WC, shower enclosure. 

OUTSIDE To the front of the property there is hardstanding for several vehicles, which in turn gives access to a workshop/garage and an open bay double car port. To the rear the property there is a secluded, south facing terrace leading out to a mature garden enclosed by a laurel hedge and set down to gently sloping lawn, with an ornamental pond, specimen trees, mixed flower beds and herbaceous borders, from where there are views to the sea and the Firehills.

 


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