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5 bedroom Detached House for sale: Rectory Lane, Winchelsea, East Sussex TN36 4AB

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Reference: 35458_100628005938


A substantial detached 5 bedroom 1950’s Georgian style house in need of updating situated within the Conservation Area of the Ancient Town and Cinque Port of Winchelsea, enjoying far reaching views over adjoining National Trust farmland with the sea in the distance and set within well maintained gardens approaching one acre.


ROOMS Entrance hall, Living room, Dining room, Kitchen/breakfast room, Utility room, Study, Cloakroom, First floor galleried landing, Bedroom 1 with en suite bathroom and dressing room/bedroom 5, 3 further bedrooms, Family bathroom, Warm air gas heating, Double car port with adjoining store, Greenhouse and shed, Detached single garage with adjoining garden store, EPC rating F. 

LOCATION Truncheons is set back off Rectory Lane 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, post office and tea/coffee shop, together with a primary school, public house and post office/local grocery. Winchelsea has a railway station from where there is a two hourly service. 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 Forming a detached 1950's Georgian style house presenting brick elevations beneath a pitched tiled roof and now in need of a degree of updating and modernisation.  

GROUND FLOOR The accommodation comprises front door into the entrance hall, wood block flooring and turned oak staircase rising to the first floor.

Living room having wood block flooring, three sash windows overlooking the rear garden, open fireplace, double bi-folding doors through to dining room with French window onto the garden, built in glass and china cupboards, serving hatch to kitchen, wood block flooring. Kitchen fitted with a range of base and wall mounted units incorporating a double sink unit, 4 oven Aga, space for dishwasher, fridge and freezer, walk in larder. Utility room with built in cupboards and Butler's sink. Door to outside. Study double aspect with interesting oak panelling with plaque stating 'this oak panelling was installed in the Central Criminal Court, Old Bailey in 1906 and removed during reconstruction in 1969'. Cloakroom with w.c and wash hand basin.


FIRST FLOOR First floor galleried landing, built in airing and storage cupboards.

Master bedroom suite double aspect with far reaching views, adjoining Dressing room/bedroom 5 with built in wardrobes, wash hand basin. Bathroom comprising panelled bath, w.c, separate shower cubicle, wash hand basin, window to front. Bedroom 2 two windows to the rear with far reaching views, built in cupboards (one with wash hand basin). Bedroom 3 double aspect with far reaching views, built in wardrobe cupboard. Bedroom 4 double aspect, large square bay window to side, built in wardrobe. Family bathroom comprising panelled bath, w.c, wash hand basin, window to front.


OUTSIDE The property is approached over a gravelled driveway leading to a double car port with adjoining store and boiler room. The part walled garden is maintained to a high standard and includes a 'secret' Yew hedge enclosed area, orchard and formal lawn to the rear which enjoys views over adjoining National Trust land. Within the garden there is a double glazed greenhouse, shed, loggia and single garage with garden store. A pedestrian gate provide access out onto Monks Walk.


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Reference: 35458_100628005938

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