2 bedroom terraced house for sale

Winchelsea, East Sussex TN36 4HL

Guide Price £370,000

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Tenure: Freehold

ROOMS Sitting room, Dining room, Bulthaup kitchen, Contemporary shower room, Two bedrooms, Gas central heating, Vaulted C13th undercroft, Landscaped garden with far reaching views across the Brede Valley. 

LOCATION The property is located in the heart of the Conservation Area of the Ancient Town of Winchelsea, one of the few examples of a bastide town in England based on the grid-iron street plan with wide, regular streets arranged around a giant square and the incomplete cathedral type church of St. Thomas the Martyr. Local facilities include The Winchelsea Farm Kitchen comprising a butchers business, delicatessen and tea/coffee shop together with a primary school, public house and post office/local grocery. For more comprehensive facilities there is the Cinque Port of Rye within 3 miles from where there are train services to Eastbourne and to Ashford International with high speed connections to London (37 minutes) and to the Continent. 

DESCRIPTION A Grade II* listed 17th century period cottage, designated as being ''a particularly important building of more than special interest'', forming one of an L shaped block of five houses built on a series of late 13th century vaulted cellars. The property presents mixed external elevations of stone with mellow red brick window dressings and quoins to the lower section with scalloped tile hanging above all beneath a pitched peg tiled roof incorporating dormer windows. The property has been extensively and carefully restored over recent years and internal features include wide oak floorboards, exposed timber framing of a beautiful patina, open fireplaces and wooden panelling. The shower room fittings are by Philippe Starck and the kitchen units are by Bulthaup. The landscaped garden has a decked terrace from where there are far reaching views across the Brede Valley. The living accommodation is arranged over three floors, as shown on the floor plan. 

GROUND FLOOR A flight of brick and stone steps lead up a to chamfered edged raised panel front door with flat hood above, opening into the dining room with matchboard panelling to one wall, an exposed old brick floor and corner fireplace with panelled surround and bracketed overmantle. The kitchen is fitted with an extensive range of high quality Bulthaup domestic units incorporating cupboards and drawers beneath stainless steel and ash work surfaces with stainless steel single bowl single drainer sink unit, stainless steel Miele four ring gas hob with Gaggenau extractor above and electric oven beneath. Integrated Miele dishwasher and Neff washing machine. Oak floor. Beamed ceiling. Wall mounted gas combination boiler.

The shower room has contemporary Philippe Starck fitments comprising a pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled W.C and shower, together with Verdigris style Italian tiling to walls, a tiled floor and beamed ceiling.
 

FIRST FLOOR On the first floor, the landing has a matchboard panelled wall and doors leading off to the sitting room and bedroom 2. The sitting room overlooks the front of the property and has an exposed beamed ceiling, dado rail, wide oak floorboards and a corner brick fireplace with period panelled cupboards above, tiled hearth and Georgian style grate.

The guest bedroom has a dormer window to rear, a beamed ceiling, exposed studwork to one wall and a Villeroy & Boch wash hand basin with cupboard beneath a marble top.  

SECOND FLOOR On the second floor, the main bedroom has a double aspect to the front and rear, a vaulted ceiling with colour washed beams and a fitted C18th oak cupboard. 

OUTSIDE To the front, there is a flight of steps down to a spectacular barrel vaulted stone undercroft or cellar: 27'3 x 17'6 (8.3m x 5.3m), part of which forms an area of ''flying freehold'' with an adjacent property.

The landscaped garden: 48' x 17' (14m x 5.2m). is a short distance from the house on the other side of North Street with wide sea shell steps and decked terrace from where there are far reaching views across the Brede Valley to the silhouette of the Ancient Town of Rye.
 


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  • Rye (2.0 mi)
  • Doleham (4.3 mi)
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47-49 Cinque Ports Street, Rye, TN31 7AN

01797 720007 Local call rate

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