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4 bedroom property for sale

Rye Hill, Rye, East Sussex TN31 7NL

Withdrawn from Market £735,000

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Tenure: Freehold

ROOMS Reception hall, Drawing room, Sitting room, Dining room, Kitchen/breakfast room, Utility/boot room, Cloakroom, 4 Bedrooms, Bathroom, Gas central heating, EPC rating E, Large mature garden, Garage, Off road parking for several cars. 

LOCATION The property occupies a commanding position set on high ground in a favoured location within 15 minutes walking distance 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 Festival is held annually. From the town there are local train services to Brighton 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 An attached Victorian residence with whitewashed elevations set under a tiled roof with a later addition to the rear. The property affords well proportioned, stylish accommodation over two levels, as shown on the floor plan, and retains many period features throughout, including open fireplaces, exposed old pine floorboards, large sash windows, high ceilings and cornicing. In common with many other properties in the area, Roseland is subject to 'flying freeholds' whereby small parts of the property pass above or below parts of the adjoining property. 

GROUND FLOOR An open entrance porch with a part glazed front door opens into a reception hall with a stripped old pine staircase rising to the first floor, a sash window to the front and a walk-in airing cupboard. The cloakroom has a close coupled WC, pedestal wash basin and a slate tiled floor.
The double aspect sitting room has an open fireplace with a fitted wood burning stove, exposed old pine floorboards and a glazed door opening out to the side garden. The well-proportioned dining room has two large sash windows facing the rear garden.The light, double aspect open plan kitchen and breakfast room is fitted with an extensive range of Shaker style wall and base units set under granite work surfaces with an inset stainless steel sink, a built in dishwasher, an integrated fridge and a 2 oven Aga with a filter hood above. From the breakfast area, a full height glazed sliding door with matching side panel leads out to the rear garden. Adjacent is a useful utility/boot room with double butlers sink, slate worktops, plumbing for a washing machine, gas boiler and a door to outside.
 

FIRST FLOOR On the first floor is a split level landing with exposed floorboards. The elegant drawing room has a large bay window providing far reaching southerly views to the sea and fitted bookshelves along one wall. There are four bedrooms, three double and one single including the double aspect master bedroom which enjoys far reaching views to the rear and a guest bedroom with a fireplace, vintage wood burner and a ladder access to the attic. In addition there is a bathroom with a bath with a shower attachment over, close coupled W.C. and vanity sink with storage below.  

OUTSIDE Grounds and Gardens: The property is approached via a private gravel driveway serving two properties bordered by mature evergreen hedging and a small coppice area. To the front of the house is a detached garage and additional parking for several cars.The beautiful, well maintained gardens to the rear are divided into well-established areas, including lawns, raised flower beds and well stocked herbaceous borders, kitchen garden, box hedging and paved terraces. An old brick wall divides part of the garden and gravel walkways bordered by lavender lead through the grounds, past the period summerhouse down some steps via a rose trellis arch to a secluded garden area to the rear set down to lawn and fruit trees. The whole plot, which extends to about one third of an acre, is fully enclosed with a mixture of fence and mature hedges. 


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