Parsonage Lane, Icklesham, East Sussex, TN36 4BL
Guide Price £395,000
3 bedroom Semi-Detached House for sale: Parsonage Lane, Icklesham, East Sussex, TN36 4BL
An attached early nineteenth century period house with elegant well-proportioned living accommodation and off road parking, situated close to the village centre and enjoying glorious rural views to the rear across the Brede Valley to the silhouette of Rye in the far distance.
ROOMS Farmhouse style kitchen, Inner Hallway, Living room with fireplace, Dining room, Galleried landing, Three double bedrooms, Bathroom, Gas central heating, EPC rating E, Front courtyard garden, 42ft rear garden backing onto farmland, Allocated parking for two vehicles.
LOCATION The property is set off Parsonage Lane in the village of Icklesham, which has two public houses, a church, a primary school and farm shop. The Ancient Town and Cinque Port of Rye, is renowned for its historical associations and medieval fortifications, is about 5 miles and provides local shopping facilities. The Ancient Town of Winchelsea is within 2 miles. Local train services from Rye to Brighton and to Ashford with fast connections to London (St. Pancras 37 minutes) and mainland Europe. The larger town of Hastings with its seafront and promenade is about 6 miles to the south west and provides comprehensive shopping facilities together with a direct train service to London.
DESCRIPTION Crossways is an attached period house dating from about 1830 with part colour washed and part tile hung elevations under a pitched tiled roof. The light and spacious accommodation with 9ft ceiling heights is arranged over two floors with many of the period features being retained, including the fireplaces, exposed floorboards throughout and original sash and casement windows.
GROUND FLOOR A raised brick threshold and stable door opens into a farmhouse style kitchen with a sash window to the front, a glazed butler's sink with chromium mixer tap and beech wood block work surface to either side with painted cupboards beneath and plumbing for a dishwasher, a freestanding dresser style unit with painted cupboards and drawers beneath a beech wood block work surface and fitted display shelving above, a fireplace with colour washed brick surround and an oak bressumer housing gas two oven Aga style range cooker with 6 gas burners, flagstone style floor, a concealed wall mounted gas combination boiler and a built-in storage cupboard with old pine door. A wide opening leads to an inner hallway with an elegant turned staircase to the first floor galleried landing with a wooden hand rail and a storage cupboard beneath. The dining room has a casement window to the rear. A connecting door leads to the living room with French windows with full height matching glazed panels to either side opening onto the rear garden, a fireplace with a slate hearth, brick surrounds and white pained outer surround and arched recesses to either side with fluted column surrounds, together with cornicing to the ceiling and high level skirting boards.
FIRST FLOOR The galleried landing has a high level window overlooking the stairwell. There are 3 double bedrooms and a bathroom on this floor. Two of the bedrooms are at the rear of the house and benefit from the far reaching rural views over the Brede Valley. The master bedroom has a painted brick surrounded fireplace and a range of fitted wardrobes with additional overhead storage. The bathroom is fitted with a white suite comprising a panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, screen and separate wall mounted shower unit above, a pedestal wash hand basin and a close coupled w.c.
OUTSIDE To the front of the property is a shared turning area with allocated off road parking for two vehicles. A wooden gate leads to the front wall and fence enclosed courtyard garden 15'0 x 11'0 average with a garden store and outside tap. The rear garden 42' max x 27 max (of irregular shape) backs onto open farmland and is set down to lawn with mixed flower beds, herbaceous borders and circular paved sun terrace from where there are widespread views across.
Phillips & Stubbs
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