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2 Bed Apartment Under Offer

Guide Price £250,000

High Street, Rye, East Sussex TN31 7JF
bedrooms 2    bathrooms 1   
A two bedroom first floor apartment within a magnificent Grade I Listed building occupying a prominent position in the heart of the Ancient Town and Cinque Port of Rye.

Communal entrance hall and staircase, Main open plan living/dining room with kitchenette, Study/store, 2 bedrooms, Bathroom, Separate w.c, Gas heating, Communal terrace to rear.
The property is situated in the heart of 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 and an active local community, with the arts being strongly represented; Rye Arts Festival and Rye International Jazz and Blues Festival are both held annually and there is a two screen cinema complex. 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) and The Continent via Eurostar.
Forming a first floor apartment within a historic period Grade I Listed building. A plaque to the front of the building reads ‘This ancient building was erected in 1636 by Thomas Peacocke and on his death in 1638 he left the building to the Town as a free grammar school for the boys of Rye. It was so used until 1908 when a new school was built.'
The accommodation benefits from high ceilings and large leaded light windows to the front. The property is accessed off the High Street via a side door and down a shared passageway leading to the communal front door with hallway and stairs rising to the first floor. Private front door into the main open plan living space with dining area and kitchenette with fitted cupboards, oven and hob, circular sink unit. Space for fridge. Built in storage cupboard. Two leaded light windows to the front overlooking the High Street with a view up Lion Street towards St. Mary's Church. There is also a large walk in storage cupboards which is currently used as a study. Bedroom 1 leaded light window to the front again with views. Bedroom 2 built in cupboard, window to rear. Note: there is a secondary staircase rising to the second floor flat and only used as an emergency fire escape. Bathroom comprising corner bath and wash hand basin. Former period fireplace surround still visible. Separate wc.
Outside: To the rear there is a communal courtyard garden.
Lease details: A term of years beginning on and including 16th September 1975 and ending on and including 15th September 2974 (999 years). Lease renewed 6th January 2022. Maintenance is as and when occurring and the cost split between the three properties (the ground floor shop and the two first and second floor flats).
Floorplan for High Street, Rye, East Sussex TN31 7JF
  • Rye Rail Station is 0.14 miles away.
  • Winchelsea Rail Station is 1.81 miles away.
  • Doleham Rail Station is 5.83 miles away.
  • Wittersham Road Rail Station (KESR) is 6.16 miles away.
  • Three Oaks Rail Station is 6.28 miles away.