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4 Bed Cottage For Sale

Guide Price £735,000 - Freehold

The Mint, Rye, East Sussex TN31 7EN
bedrooms 4    bathrooms 2   
A Grade II Listed 3-4 bedroom period house situated within the Conservation Area of the Ancient Town and Cinque Port of Rye.

ROOMS Dining room, Living room with inglenook fireplace, Kitchen, Utility and cloakroom, Rear lobby, First floor landing, Bedroom I with en suite bathroom, Study, Bedroom 2, Second floor landing, Bedrooms 3 and 4, Shower room, Gas heating with underfloor heating on the ground floor, Rear courtyard garden with access onto Cinque Ports Street

LOCATION The property is situated in the Conservation Area of the Ancient Town and Cinque Port of Rye, renowned for its historical associations, medieval fortifications and fine period architecture. As well as its charm and history, the town has a comprehensive range of shopping facilities including a two screen Kino cinema complex. There is an active local community with the arts being strongly represented; Rye Festival is held annually. From the town there are local train services to Eastbourne and to Ashford, from where there are high speed connections to London St Pancras (37 minutes). Sporting facilities in the area include a leisure centre with a 25m pool, lawn tennis club, sailing at Rye Harbour and numerous golf courses within a 15 mile radius, Rye is also located on the edges of the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Romney Marsh, as well as being a short drive from Camber with 7 miles of sandy beach.

DESCRIPTION Forming a Grade II Listed house of colour washed brick and timber elevations beneath a pitched tiled roof. The property retains many original features including exposed timbers, brick work and fireplaces including an impressive inglenook in the main living room. Note: The property is subject to a flying freehold (where part of the property overlaps a neighbouring property).

GROUND FLOOR Front door into the dining room, built in cupboard, natural stone flooring which is continued throughout the ground floor, exposed brick chimney breast, bay window to front with fitted shutters. Stairs to the first floor. Living room with wide brick inglenook fireplace fitted with wood burning stove, window to side, open studwork looking through to the kitchen and open doorway with steps down to the rear lobby with door out to the rear courtyard garden. Kitchen recently fitted by Portrait Kitchens of Rye, with marble worksurfaces incorporating a gas Aga, integrated fridge and dishwasher, windows to rear and side. Utility with built in cupboards, sink unit with cupboards under, space and plumbing for a washing machine and dryer, integrated freezer, gas boiler, windows to side and rear. Cloakroom with window to rear comprising w.c, and wash hand basin.

FIRST FLOOR First floor landing with stairs rising to the second floor. Bedroom 1 with fireplace (not used) and original salt cupboards, window to side. En suite bathroom comprising roll top bath, separate shower cubicle, w.c, wash hand basin on stand, painted floorboards, heated towel rail, window to side. Study (off bedroom 1), window to rear. Bedroom 2 sash window to front overlooking The Mint, built in wardrobes, cast iron fireplace (not used).

SECOND FLOOR Second floor landing doors to bedrooms 3 and 4. Bedroom 3 with built in cupboards, part vaulted ceiling, window to front. Bedroom 4 built in cupboards, hatch to loft, window to rear with views over the town and windmill. Shower room comprising shower cubicle, w.c and wash hand basin. Exposed brick chimney breast.

OUTSIDE To the rear of the property is a part wall enclosed courtyard garden with slate paving, outdoor lighting, useful store and outside shower. A gate and steps lead down from the garden with a wide pathway and second gate leading out onto Cinque Ports Street.

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

Mains electricity and water. Mains drainage.

Predicted mobile phone coverage: EE, Vodafone, Three and 02

Broadband speed: Ultrafast 1000Mbps available. Source Ofcom

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

Floorplan for The Mint, Rye, East Sussex TN31 7EN
  • Rye Rail Station is 0.11 miles away.
  • Winchelsea Rail Station is 1.70 miles away.
  • Doleham Rail Station is 5.71 miles away.
  • Wittersham Road Rail Station (KESR) is 6.13 miles away.
  • Three Oaks Rail Station is 6.16 miles away.