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2 bedroom Cottage for sale: Castle Street, Winchelsea, East Sussex TN36 4EL

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Reference: 35458_100628004741


A well presented C18th period property forming part of an attractive terrace fronting a wide street in the heart of the Conservation Area of the Ancient Town.


ROOMS Open entrance porch, Inner lobby, Hall, Living room, Dining room, Lower ground floor study, Kitchen, Rear lobby/utility area, Cloakroom, First floor landing, Two bedrooms, Bathroom, Gas central heating, Double glazing, Landscaped paved rear garden, EPC rating E.


LOCATION Castle Cottage is situated in the Conservation Area of the Ancient Town of Winchelsea, one of the few examples of a bastide town in England based on the grid-iron street plan with wide, regular streets arranged around a giant square and the church of St. Thomas the Martyr. Local facilities include The Winchelsea Farm Kitchen comprising a delicatessen and tea/coffee shop, together with a primary school and public house. For more comprehensive facilities there is the Cinque Port of Rye within 3 miles from where there are train services to Brighton and to Ashford International with high speed connections to St. Pancras London (37 minutes) and to the Continent. 

DESCRIPTION A well presented period property, thought to date from the mid eighteenth century, forming part of an attractive terrace presenting rendered and colour washed external elevations beneath a pitched peg tiled roof. From the first floor there are townscape views to the front and the rear of the property. In common with many buildings in Winchelsea & Rye, this property is subject to two minor areas of "flying freehold" whereby the ground floor extends beneath parts of the upper floor of the adjoining property. Note: The view on the rear page of the brochure is from the church yard and not from the actual property. 

GROUND FLOOR The property is approached via an Open entrance porch with a quarry tiled floor and a raised panel front door opening into an inner lobby with a glazed inner door leading to a hallway with stairs off to the first floor.

The Living room, which overlooks Castle Street, has exposed timber framing, a contemporary wall mounted real flame fireplace with ornate marble surround, deep below stairs storage cupboard with shelving. The Dining room overlooks the rear garden and has a fireplace with a tiled inner surround and a decorative white painted outer surround. The Kitchen is fitted with a range of units including base cupboards and drawers beneath a granite work surface, Butler's sink, double oven and microwave, 4 ring electric hob with extractor fan, wine cooler, tiled floor with underfloor heating, electrically operated sky light with rain sensor. A door and steps lead down to the Lower ground floor study. A wide opening leads to the rear lobby/utility area, which has a window to the side, a fitted work surface with below counter space and plumbing for a dishwasher and washing machine. A part glazed door opens to the rear garden. Adjacent is a cloakroom with a low level w.c, wash hand basin and wall mounted gas boiler.


FIRST FLOOR First floor landing, hatch to the roof space. Bedroom 1 has a window to the front, a built in wardrobe cupboard, fireplace with marble surround, panelling and a storage cupboard over. Bedroom 2 enjoys townscape views to the rear and has a fireplace with a decorative painted outer surround, a built in storage and hanging cupboard, wash basin. The Shower room comprises a large shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin and a low level w.c, window to rear, tiled floor, heated towel rail.


OUTSIDE To the rear of the house is a part wall and fence enclosed paved garden 24' x 13'9 with mixed flower and shrub borders. Castle Cottage has a pedestrian right of way over the path which runs beside and to the rear of the adjoining property.


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Reference: 35458_100628004741

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Phillips & Stubbs
Tel: 01797 227338