5 bedroom house for saleThe Old Surgery, 112 High Street, Rye, East Sussex, TN31
Sold STC £750,000
Full descriptionSuperb Georgian town house on Rye High Street offered with early possession. A very special Grade 11 listed family house, well-appointed having been sympathetically restored, 5/6 bedroom accommodation and amazing far reaching views to the sea. An ideal permanent base or weekend retreat/investment.
The Old Surgery is located on Rye High Street in the heart of the ancient town, renowned for its historical associations, medieval fortifications; including the Landgate and Ypres Tower, as well as its charm and history. The town has a thriving Kino cinema, many restaurants and an active local community, with the arts being strongly represented at the annual Jazz and Arts Festivals. In addition there are numerous events throughout the calendar year culminating in a bonfire precession and firework spectacular. There are major supermarkets in Rye and Peasmarsh, with further shopping in Tenterden, Hastings and Ashford. From Rye there are local train services to Brighton and Ashford (journey time about 20 mins) A high speed train service from Ashford to London St Pancras reduces the journey time to 37 minutes. Eurostar trains are also available from Ashford International.
The Old Surgery is thought to date back to 1790, constructed in brick with tile hung elevations to the rear, a combination of sash and casement windows and set under a tiled roof. Internally the property retains many features of the period, restored by the current owners.
The accommodation is arranged as follows;
Front door with fanlight, entrance hall with painted panelling and original floorboards. Fitted kitchen with range of base and eye level units and marble effect work surfaces, space for appliances, recess suitable for range cooker. There are three principal reception rooms over three floors; on the ground floor the dining room is double aspect with square bay window and far reaching views to the sea, part panelled walls, stripped floors, period lighting. Stairs lead to the lower ground floor with wet room, part glazed cubicle, wash basin and WC. The utility room has space for appliances, tiled floor, stainless steel unit, under stairs storage cupboard. On this floor is a bedroom with further range of cupboards, door to rear garden with decked sun terrace, tiered on various levels and with far reaching views.
The first floor sitting room is to the rear, angle bay window with lovely views, open fireplace with marble mantle. Bedroom/study, views along the High Street, adjacent bathroom with bath, WC and wash hand basin. On the second floor the front bedroom has a cast iron fireplace, views along the High Street and stripped floor boards. There is a further bedroom on this floor with good views, stripped floors, cast iron fireplace, adjacent cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin. On the top floor there are two further bedrooms, one with an en-suite bathroom with bath, WC, and wash hand basin.
Outside and Gardens
To the rear of the property is a large decked sun terrace with barbeque area below which are two further terraced levels providing plenty of seating and entertaining space with a path and access to Fishmarket Road.
Directions: From Cinque Port Street in central Rye continue through the Landgate onto the High Street, the property is on your left, shortly after the viewing platform.
Viewing: Strictly via Foxwood Maclean - 01797 229922.
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