3 bedroom cottage for sale

Rural Northiam, East Sussex

Guide Price £450,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

Marchants House forms part of a substantial handsome Grade II listed property with Medieval origins and historic links to Battle Abbey, located on the rural outskirts of the village. The property enjoys immaculately presented accommodation, which is arranged over three floors and retains a wealth of character features throughout, including an inglenook fireplace and extensive exposed timbers. There are two lovely reception rooms along with a dining hall, bath/shower room and fitted oak kitchen on the ground floor, two bedrooms on the first floor and vaulted bedroom three on the second. The mature rear garden is a tranquil haven with extensive planting, meandering walkways, ornamental pond, paved terraces and area of lawn. There is a double garage and parking to the side and the house enjoys rural view to both the front and rear.

Accommodation list: Dining hall, sitting room with inglenook fireplace, reception/bedroom, inner hall, kitchen, bath and shower room. Two first floor bedrooms, second floor bedroom three. Front garden, large rear garden, double garage with parking. Views.

Brick paved path to:

Leaded light glazed front door with matching windows to both sides to:

Dining hall: 6.10m x 3.29m Extensive exposed wall and ceiling beams, parquet floor. Four wall light points. Door to large shelved storage cupboard. Opening to:

Inner hall: Large cupboard. Staircase with rope handrail to first floor. Doors to kitchen, bathroom, sitting room and door with step down to:

Reception/bedroom: 5.31m x 2.87m Leaded light wooden window with secondary double glazing enjoying views to the front and high level windows to side. Extensive exposed wall and ceiling beams. Two double doored wardrobe cupboards with hanging rails.

Door to:

Reception/sitting room: 5.33m x 4.83m (max) Wooden leaded light window enjoying views to the front. Extensive exposed wall and ceiling beams. Large exposed brick inglenook fireplace with heavy oak bresummer beam over on brick tiled hearth, concealed lighting above. Four wall light points, spotlights. Wooden floor.

From the inner hall, step down to:

Kitchen: 3.61m x 2.57m Wooden leaded light window overlooking the rear garden, matching door leading out to the rear terrace. Fitted with range of oak base and wall units with wood edge

laminate worktop over inset with single bowl, single drainer sink unit. Space for undercounter fridge. Plumbing for washing machine. Tiled splash backs. Two 3 light spot tracks. Oil fired Rayburn servicing hot water and central heating. Tiled floor.

Door to:

Bath and shower room: Two wooden leaded light windows to the rear. Fitted with contemporary style white suite comprising back to wall WC, wash hand basin set into shelved unit with roll-edged granite effect surround. Panelled corner bath with telephone shower over. Double glass doored corner shower cubicle. Tiled walls and coordinating tiled floor. Three light spot track, mirror, shaver point, towel rack.

Turned staircase with wall light point over. Sealed door with leaded light glazed panel to the rear. Old wooden door to:

Occasional guest bedroom: 3.53m x 3.28m Wooden leaded light window enjoying views over the rear garden and countryside beyond. Exposed wall beams. Double doored cupboard. Three wall light points. step down to:

Split level landing: Two double doored wardrobe cupboards with hanging rails. Paddle stairs to the second floor. Door to:

Master bedroom: 4.39m x 2.98m Wooden leaded light window enjoying stunning far-reaching views to the front. Exposed wall beams. Fitted with two double doored wardrobe cupboards with hanging rails and shelves, matching chest of drawers. Wall light points.

Oak paddle staircase to:

Second floor bedroom: 3.51m x 3.02m Wooden leaded light window to side. Vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, three light spot track. BT point.


Outside: The property is approached from the road over brick paved pathway with lavender and box brick edged planted beds to either side, with one parking space to the front. The front garden is mainly laid to level lawn. To the side of the property is a double garage with parking to the front. The good size rear garden is a delightful feature of the property with meandering brick pathways extensive planted beds and borders with spring bulbs, cottage garden plants and shrubs, along with a ornamental fishpond, clematis covered pergola with seating areas opening out to a good size area of lawn with raised brick terrace for alfresco dining. Adjoining farmland to the rear.


Agents note: In keeping with property of this type there are areas of flying freehold, where parts of the adjoining property pass over parts of Marchants House.


Services: Mains water and electricity. Shared private drainage. Oil fired central heating.

EPC RATING: Not Applicable

COUNCIL TAX BAND: D

LOCAL AUTHORITY: Rother District Council

LOCATION: Marchants House is situated about 2.5 miles east of Staplecross and 2.5 miles south west of Northiam. Staplecross village benefits from local services including a country inn and village Store/Post Office. Northiam has many more serivces including Doctors, Dentist, Opticians and Vetinary Surgeries as well as two general stores, bakers, cafe and post office.

Transport Links: Commuters are served by the railway station of nearby Robertsbridge which provides regular services to London/Charing Cross and Cannon Street, whilst Ashford International and Eurotunnel provide excellent links to Europe.

DIRECTIONS: From our Northiam office proceed in the southerly direction for approximately 1.5 miles taking the right turn at the top of the hill signposted Staplecross and Battle, B2165. Continue on this road for approximately 0.7 miles and Marchants House will be found on the left hand side of the road marked by our 'for sale' board.

From the A21 heading south continue over the John Cross roundabout passing Vinehall School on the right. Turn left on to the B2089 to Staplecross and Rye. At the junction turn left on to the B2165 towards Staplecross, continue through the village and on for approximately 2.5 miles, Marchants will be found on the right hand side of the road marked by our 'for sale' board.

VIEWING: All viewings by appointment through the Country Property Group


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Nearest stations

  • Doleham (3.7 mi)
  • Robertsbridge (4.9 mi)
  • Three Oaks (5.0 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Doleham (3.7 mi)
  • Robertsbridge (4.9 mi)
  • Three Oaks (5.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Country Property, Goudhurst

The Plain, Goudhurst, TN17 1AD

01580 471058 Local call rate

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