3 Bed House Under Offer
Guide Price £495,000
The Old Forge, Wish Street, Rye, East Sussex TN31 7DA
Formerly a working forge, an immaculately presented cottage with a period exterior and a contemporary, stylish open plan interior, together with an enclosed courtyard, well located in the Ancient Town and Cinque Port of Rye.
Hall, Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area, Snug, Cloakroom, Galleried landing, Three double bedrooms, Shower room (en suite), Family bath/shower room. Gas central heating. Double glazed. EPC rating C. Enclosed courtyard.
The property is located within the Ancient Town and Cinque Port of Rye, renowned for its historical associations and fine period architecture including the Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin with its ornate gilded Quarter Boys clock and eighteenth century Town Hall. From the town there are local train services to Ashford International with high speed connections to London St. Pancras in 37 minutes, from where there are connections to Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam via Eurostar. The M20 may be joined at Ashford via the A2070 and A259. To the west is the historic town of Hastings with its seafront and promenade, whilst inland are Battle with its Abbey and Tenterden with its tree-lined High Street and green swards. Sporting facilities in the area include golf at Rye, Cooden and Hastings, sailing on the south coast and many fine countryside and coastal walks.
Formerly a working forge, the cottage presents a period exterior of mellow brick elevations set with double glazed windows and hayloft doors beneath a pitched slate tiled roof. The stylish, contemporary interior is arranged over two levels, a shown on the floor plan.
A part glazed door opens into a hall which runs from the front to the rear of the house and opens to a secluded snug area with glazed double doors to outside. Cloakroom with close coupled WC and wall mounted wash basin.
The double aspect, open plan living space forms most of the ground floor comprising a seating area with bi-fold doors opening to an enclosed courtyard garden, a dining area and a kitchen fitted with a range of shaker style cabinets comprising cupboards and drawers beneath granite work surfaces, matching island unit with wicker basket drawers, glazed double sink, freestanding cooker, space for a fridge freezer and plumbing for a washing machine and dishwasher.
On the first floor there is a galleried landing. Bedroom 1 has French windows to a Juliet balcony and an en suite shower room. There are two further double bedrooms, one of which has old hayloft doors to the front. the bath/shower room has a close coupled WC, pedestal wash basin and panelled bath with a wall mounted shower attachment and screen.
To the rear is an enclosed courtyard with outdoor lighting and a rear access gate.
Council Tax Band: Currently deleted. Previously Band C (October 2011)