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4 bedroom Barn Conversion for sale: Udimore, Near Rye, East Sussex TN31 6AR

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Reference: 35458_100628004312


A beautifully refurbished detached converted brick barn with an atrium window and vaulted ceilings, together with a separate cottage and Sussex brick barn with ancillary use potential, enjoying wonderful rural views across the Tillingham Valley.


ROOMS HOUSE: Hall, Living room, Open plan dining room & atrium, Kitchen & breakfast room, Utility room, Galleried landing, Master bedroom with en suite bath/shower room, 3 Further bedrooms, Family shower room, Fully double glazed, Oil central heating, EPC rating D.

COTTAGE: One bedroom singe storey with garage, Electric heating. DETACHED BARN: ideal for home office or business practice subject to planning permission, All set within secured mature gardens, Ample off road parking for several cars.


LOCATION The Coach House forms part of a small complex of converted farm buildings and is situated just below the Udimore ridge about 100' back from the road in mature gardens with spectacular views overlooking the Tillingham Valley. The village of Udimore, which is located on the edges of the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, has two public houses, a community hall and parish church. From the village there are numerous walks across open countryside in the Brede and Tillingham valleys. 3 miles to the east is the Ancient Town and Cinque Port of Rye, renowned for its 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 Festival is held annually and a two screen cinema complex has recently opened. 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. Within a 15 mile radius are sporting facilities which include a leisure centre with pool, lawn tennis club, sailing at Rye Harbour and numerous golf courses as well as the renowned Camber Sands beach. 

DESCRIPTION The Coach House is a substantial building dating from the mid nineteenth century with external elevations of brick under a slate tiled roof. Originally converted in the 1990s, the property was extensively refurbished in 2017, to include a new kitchen and natural oak flooring downstairs. The property retains many period features, with vaulted ceilings and numerous exposed beams.  

GROUND FLOOR The property is approached from the side through an open slate tiled entrance porch. From the panelled hallway is a cloakroom and utility room. Leading from the hall is the spacious breakfast room and kitchen. The breakfast area leads through to the double aspect dining room in the centre of the house with Atrium style floor to ceiling glazed windows and the Atruim has underfloor heating. Adjacent is is the well-proportioned living room, which has a large brick fireplace with a clear view wood burner stove, with solid oak beam and over mantle.

The kitchen/breakfast room has recently been refitted. Extensive range of wall and base units, beech block work surfaces, inset butler sink with chrome mixer tap, Bosch induction hob and double oven and integrated Bosch dishwasher. Space and plumbing for a large American style fridge-freezer. The utility room has a beech block work surface, fitted wall and base units, stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, part tiled walls, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. 

FIRST FLOOR The first floor benefits from a light galleried landing with vaulted ceiling, exposed beams, ample storage wardrobes and study area. The master bedroom has a vaulted beamed ceiling and floor to ceiling arched windows providing fabulous rural views and an en suite bath/shower room plus a dressing area. A family shower room serves three further bedrooms, one of which is currently used as a study. 

OUTSIDE The rear garden can be accessed from the living room, dining room and kitchen. The front garden is accessed via the double glazed doors from the atrium. The property benefits from both private front and rear terraces & garden areas and has two tiers of lawn with mature hedge and fence borders. There is an octagonal summer house and separate power supply for a hot tub. The front terrace adjoins the private walled garden, currently reserved for the holiday cottage, which is laid to lawn with cottage style planting to the borders. The rear courtyard terrace accessed from the back door. Adjacent to The Coach House is the detached unconverted Sussex brick barn with development potential for ancillary use as a studio/home office. Currently used for storage. Beyond the barn there is a parking area for several vehicles. 

DETACHED ONE BEDROOM COTTAGE Detached self-contained brick built one bedroomed cottage with a garage. The cottage is beautifully presented with wooden floors, beams and vaulted ceilings. The kitchen has a breakfast bar with granite work surfaces, an electric oven and hob with black hooded extractor fan, an under counter fridge and plumbing for a washing machine and dishwasher. The bedroom has exposed ceiling beams and a window to the garden. The shower room has a large walk in shower and twin basins. The open living space double aspect windows and French doors with steps to the private walled garden. 'Lanterns Cottage' is currently a successful holiday let business with www.hoseasons.co.uk//cottages/lanterns-e4911  

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Reference: 35458_100628004312

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Phillips & Stubbs
Tel: 01797 227338