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7 bedroom detached house for sale

Udimore Road, Rye, East Sussex, TN31

Sold STC £845,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Edwardian detached family house
  • Self-contained 1 bed studio
  • Outstanding views
  • 3 reception rooms
  • 6 bedrooms
  • 4 bath/shower rooms
  • Attractive gardens
  • Wood store
  • About 1 acre
  • EPC Rating = D

Full description

Tenure: Freehold



The pretty hilltop town of Rye is under 2 miles away and has an excellent selection of antique shops, restaurants and gift shops, sport and leisure facilities including excellent golf courses, fishing and sailing.
Rail services: Branch line train services run from Rye to Ashford International station with connections for London and the Continent. A high speed link runs from Ashford to London St Pancras in about 37 minutes.
Schools: There are a number of excellent schools in the area in both the state and private sectors at primary and secondary level. These include Vinehall at Robertsbridge, Dulwich School Cranbrook, Marlborough House and St Ronans preparatory schools. Cranbrook Grammar, Ashford School, Highworth Grammar School Ashford, Norton Knatchbull for Boys, Homewood School Tenterden, Sutton Valence, Benenden Girl's School and Kings College at Canterbury.
Communications: The M20 can be joined at Ashford with links to London, the coast and other motorway networks. The A21 at Flimwell with links to the M25 at junction 5 and Gatwick and Heathrow airports.


Set within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Oaklands is a detached Edwardian property which is understood to date from circa 1909. The house enjoys a superb elevated position within
grounds of about 1 acre with glorious panoramic views both inland and to the coast. The well presented and proportioned accommodation is arranged over three floors and amounts to over 3,000 sq ft. In addition to the main house, to the west above the garage is a flexible self-contained studio apartment. Points of note include:
• High ceilings, sealed unit double glazing, painted wooden internal doors, some with brass handles and fingerplates, wooden flooring to the dining room, pretty period fireplaces to most rooms, wood-burning stove to the drawing room.
• Of particular note are the wonderful views which can be enjoyed from most rooms in the house.
• The front door opens to the reception hall off which are two/three attractive, well proportioned reception rooms, a conservatory with under-floor heating, a fully fitted kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, boot lobby and laundry room.
• On the first and second floors there are six double bedrooms, three with en suite shower rooms and a family bathroom. The majority of bedrooms all benefit from fitted cupboards and bedroom six is currently utilised as a study.
• Oaklands is approached via a carriage driveway which leads to the front of the house, the parking area and the double garage and workshop.
• The attractive level gardens surround the house providing a lovely setting. There are a variety of mature trees including horse chestnut, oak, ash, apple, rose beds and seasonal shrubs.
An external staircase to one side of the garage leads to a well
presented self-contained studio apartment with open-plan
kitchen/sitting/bedroom and separate shower room.

Square Footage: 3,063 sq ft
Acreage: 1 Acres


From the centre of Broad Oak travel along the B2089 signposted
to Udimore for about 2.5 miles. Continue through the village of
Udimore and through the hamlet of Cock Marling, from The Plough public house proceed for 1.3 miles and the entrance to Oaklands will be found on the left hand side.

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Added on Rightmove:
30 July 2016

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