4 bedroom terraced house for sale

Landgate Square, Rye, East Sussex TN31 7LL

Guide Price £460,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

ROOMS Hall, Sitting/dining room, Breakfast room, Kitchen, Drawing room/bedroom, Study/bedroom, Two further bedrooms, Bath/shower room, Cloakroom, Gas central heating, Private courtyard garden to rear, Communal gardens to front.
 

LOCATION The property is located close to the historic Landgate in the Conservation Area of the Ancient Town and Cinque Port of Rye, renowned for its historical associations, medieval fortifications. As well as its charm and history, the town has a comprehensive range of shopping facilities, restaurants and pubs and an active local community, with the arts being strongly represented. Festivals include the Rye Bay Scallop Week, Maritime Festival, Rye International Jazz Festival and the Rye Arts Festival. From the town there are local train services to Eastbourne and to Ashford, from where there are high speed connections to the Continent and to London St. Pancras in 37 minutes. Sporting facilities in the area include golf at Rye, tennis at Rye Lawn Tennis Club with reputedly among the very best grass courts in the country, sailing on the south coast and many fine countryside and coastal walks. 

DESCRIPTION A well presented Grade II Listed house forming one of an 'L' shaped terrace of period properties overlooking an area of communal garden which is private to the residents of Landgate Square. The property is a timber framed building of sixteenth century origin with a front jetty, refaced in painted brick on the ground floor and plastered above. The rear elevation has a tile hung gable and a massive external brick chimney-stack with four circular flues, as well as a more recent single storey addition. The property is shown in a drawing of 1633 by the important Flemish artist Anthony Van Dyck.  

GROUND FLOOR A raised panel front door with a flat hood above opens into a hall with exposed timber framing and stairs to the first floor. The sitting/dining room, which overlooks the communal garden, has a massive inglenook fireplace to one end with an oak bressumer, brick returns and a bread oven, together with ceiling beams and an exposed oak floor.

The breakfast room has a window to the rear overlooking a small ornamental courtyard, exposed floorboards and matchboard panelling to dado height. Adjacent is a triple aspect kitchen with a part vaulted ceiling with exposed brickwork and a glazed door to the rear garden. The kitchen is fitted with a range of Shaker style cabinets comprising wall cupboards above a contrasting splashback and base cupboards beneath an L shaped work surface with an inset sink, below counter space and plumbing for a washing machine and dishwasher, an inset 4 burner gas hob with a stainless steel oven beneath and extractor hood above, space for a fridge freezer and a Karndean tiled floor with built in plinth heaters.
 

FIRST FLOOR On the first floor, there is a landing with an original mullion window to the stairwell and bedroom 3 currently used as a drawing room with a window overlooking the garden square, exposed timber framing, built in wardrobes and a brick fireplace with a cast iron Sussex grate. To the rear is bedroom 4, currently used as a study. The bath/shower room has modern fitments comprising a matchboard panelled bath with built in mixer tap and rain head shower, a close coupled w.c and a wash basin. 

SECOND FLOOR On the second floor, there is a landing and a cloakroom with a low level w.c and wash basin. Bedroom 1, which has a window to the front overlooking the garden square and a further window to the side, has a vaulted ceiling with massive timber framing and built in wardrobes. Bedroom 2 enjoys a double aspect to the rear and has built in wardrobes. 

OUTSIDE To the front of the property is an attractive open area of garden which is maintained by arrangement in common with the adjoining properties. To the rear of the property is a paved, wall enclosed courtyard garden, 19' x 11' max, with a raised bed planted with ferns, geraniums, rosemary and a clematis, together with a pedestrian gate leading to Eagle Yard. 


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  • Rye (0.2 mi)
  • Winchelsea (2.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Phillips & Stubbs, Rye

47-49 Cinque Ports Street, Rye, TN31 7AN

01797 720007 Local call rate

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