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3 Bed For Sale

Guide Price £895,000 - Freehold

German Street, Winchelsea, East Sussex, TN36 4EN
bedrooms 3    bathrooms 2   
A stylish Grade II Listed Period House, heavily influenced by the Arts & Crafts Movement and affording naturally light living accommodation, set in the Conservation Area of the Ancient Town overlooking the magnificent parish church.

ROOMS Entrance lobby, Entrance hall, Garden room, Kitchen/breakfast room, Utility room, Cloakroom, Cellar, First floor landing, Living room, Study, Bedroom 3, Shower room, Second floor landing, Bedroom 1 with en-suite bathroom, Bedroom 2, Gas heating, Garden studio.

LOCATION The property is situated in 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 church of St. Thomas the Martyr. Local facilities include The Winchelsea Farm Kitchen comprising a village shop and delicatessen, together with a primary school, public house and mobile post office (twice weekly). 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 St. Pancras London (37 minutes) and to the Continent.

GROUND FLOOR The property is approached via a C18th doorway with pilasters, pediment, segmental fanlight and panelled door opening into a shared outer entrance vestibule which also serves No. 2 White Close. A private inner front door leads into the reception hall, which has a high ceiling and turned staircase with moulded balusters. The garden room overlooks the rear of the house and has glazed double doors opening onto a walled courtyard. The kitchen/breakfast room has large bay window to the front overlooking the ancient church. The kitchen area is extensively fitted with a range of panel fronted units incorporating cupboards and drawers beneath a beech wood work surface with inset stainless steel sink unit, tall larder cupboard, saucepan drawers, together with wall mounted cupboards and an island unit with 5 burner gas hob with stainless steel hood above, double oven with grill and integrated dishwasher. Adjacent is a practical utility room with slate effect floor tiles, worktop with stainless steel sink and below counter space for a washing machine and tumble dryer. A part glazed door leads to the rear courtyard and a further door to a cloakroom with white fitments and slate effect tiled floor.

CELLAR The cellars are divided into four compartments with good ceiling heights, one of which houses the gas boiler.

FIRST FLOOR First floor landing, the drawing room includes a semi-circular window bay made out of four sides of the hexagonal turret with windows overlooking the town and church. Bevelled glass double doors open into a study/bedroom 4 with built in cupboards and doors opening onto a balcony with steps leading down to the courtyard garden. Bedroom 3 has an attractive view to the rear. Also on the first floor is a shower room with contemporary fittings comprising a low level w.c, circular metal wash basin in a wood surround and a walk in shower.

SECOND FLOOR Second floor landing with built in cupboards. The principal bedroom has partly sloping ceilings and large windows, including a north facing skylight, providing townscape views to the countryside beyond and sea in the far distance. The en-suite bathroom has a roll top bath with ball and claw feet, a console wash basin and low level w.c. Bedroom 2 enjoys far reaching views to the rear across the Brede Valley.

OUTSIDE Immediately adjacent to the rear of the house is a paved, wisteria clad, walled courtyard of about 26' x 10', over which the neighbouring property has a pedestrian right of way. From the courtyard a narrow kitchen garden with an old brick pathway leads beneath a covered walkway adjoining the studio/garden room to the main garden area of about 55' x 45', which is ragstone wall enclosed and laid to lawn with magnolia, bay and mulberry trees and well stocked herbaceous borders. The studio/garden room 21' x 12' has a vaulted ceiling, tiled floor, wood burning stove, oak framed windows and glazed double doors overlooking the main garden area. To one end of the studio is a garden store 8' x 7'.

SERVICES Local Authority: Rother District Council. Council Tax Band G

Mains electricity and water. Mains drainage.

Predicted mobile phone coverage: EE, Vodafone and 02

Broadband speed: Superfast 74Mbps available. Source Ofcom

Flood risk summary: Very low risk. Source GOV.UK

Floorplan for German Street, Winchelsea, East Sussex, TN36 4EN
  • Winchelsea Rail Station is 0.70 miles away.
  • Rye Rail Station is 2.17 miles away.
  • Doleham Rail Station is 4.29 miles away.
  • Three Oaks Rail Station is 4.44 miles away.
  • Ore Rail Station is 6.44 miles away.