3 bedroom House for sale: West Street, Rye, East Sussex TN31 7ES

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Reference: 35458_100628005497


A Grade II Listed period property comprising two self-contained units, the larger portion (No.12) forming a 2 bedroom cottage with the smaller portion (No.12a) forming a 1 bedroom maisonette, both are currently used as holiday lets.


ROOMS 12 - Entrance hall, Living room with wide inglenook fireplace, Kitchen, Wet room, First floor landing, 2 bedrooms, Gas heating.

12a - First floor landing, Living room, Kitchen with balcony off, Bathroom, Second floor double bedroom, Gas heating, Shared enclosed passageway which leads from the front to the rear of the property and is subject to various rights of way, as is the pathway to the rear of the property.


LOCATION The property occupies a commanding position in one of England's most famous and historic cobbled streets. West Street lies in the heart of the Conservation Area of the Ancient Town and Cinque Port of Rye, renowned for its historical associations, medieval fortifications, including the Landgate and Ypres Tower, and fine period architecture with half timbered houses clustered around the Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin with its ornate gilded Quarter Boys clock and 18th century Town Hall with open arcaded lower storey and cupola on the roof. As well as its charm and history, the town has a comprehensive range of shopping facilities including a cinema, arts centre and café in Lion Street and an active local community, with the arts being strongly represented. Rye Festival is held annually. From the town there are local train services to Brighton and to Ashford with high speed connections to London St Pancras in 37 minutes and to the Continent. The M20 may be joined at Ashford. Sporting facilities in the area include golf at Rye, Cooden and Hastings, sailing on the south coast and many fine countryside and coastal walks.


DESCRIPTION Forming an attached Grade II listed weatherboard property which forms two parts. The main portion, No.12 comprises a two bedroom cottage with 12a comprising a first and second floor maisonette. The accommodation is as follows:- 

NO.12 No.12 – Front door into entrance hall with doors to kitchen and

living room having a wide inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove, window to front, built in shelved cupboard and walk in boiler cupboard with window to rear.

Kitchen comprising a range of base and wall mounted units incorporating a 4 ring gas hob and double oven set into the inglenook, space for dishwasher and fridge freezer, tiled floor, sash window to front. Inner lobby with stairs to first floor and door to wet room comprising panelled bath, open shower area, w.c, heated towel rail, wash hand basin on stand and windows to rear. Underfloor heating. 

FIRST FLOOR First floor landing with doors to both bedrooms.

Bedroom 1 sash window overlooking West Street, fireplace, small nursery/dressing room off. Bedroom 2 built in cupboard, window to rear and having part sloping ceiling.


NO.12A 12a – Access via a shared passageway with front door and stairs rising to first floor landing with doors off to the living room, bathroom and stairs to the second floor, built in cupboard. Living room exposed brick chimney breast, sash window to front. Kitchen/breakfast room range of base and wall mounted units, 4 ring electric hob, oven under and extractor fan over, space and plumbing for dishwasher and fridge freezer, window to rear and double doors out onto a balcony with space for a small table and chairs.

Bathroom fully tiled comprising bath with shower over, wash hand basin, w.c, heated towel rail and window to rear.


SECOND FLOOR Second floor bedroom with exposed chimney breast, part sloping ceiling, two windows to rear. 

OUTSIDE A shared passageway divides the two properties and there is a utility/ boiler room with space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble drier, gas fired boiler. 

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Reference: 35458_100628005497

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