Chick Hill, Pett Level, East Sussex TN35 4EQ
4 bedroom Detached House for sale: Chick Hill, Pett Level, East Sussex TN35 4EQ
A detached modern contemporary house occupying an elevated position set in landscaped gardens enjoying far reaching sea views over both Rye Bay and the English Channel and countryside views over nearby countryside and National Trust land.
ROOMS Vaulted entrance hall, Main open plan living space with dining area and fitted kitchen having doors opening onto the garden, Utility room, Boiler room, Study, Cloakroom, First floor landing, Main bedroom with en suite dressing room both having doors opening onto a balcony, En suite shower room, Bedroom 2 with en suite shower room, Family bathroom, Second floor landing, Bedrooms 3 and 4, Family shower room, Detached double garage with room over, Gas Heating, Double glazing, EPC Rating C. Well stocked landscaped gardens to both front and rear with a large area of decking and a Koi pond.
LOCATION Pett Lodge occupies an elevated position on Chick Hill in the village of Pett Level with far reaching widespread sea views across Rye Bay, the English Channel and nearby countryside. In the vicinity are local nature reserve and bird sanctuary and spectacular walks along the Jurassic coast across Hastings Country Park Nature Reserve, a unique 660 acre area of maritime sandstone with an area of grassland and heath, woodland, glens covered with gorse and trees and nature trails. Set in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, most of the park has been designated a Special Area of Conservation and a Site of Special Scientific Interest. From the beach at Pett Level at low tide can be seen oak stumps which are the remains of a pre-historic forest inundated after the Ice Age when the sea level rose. Other remains that can be seen at exceptionally low tides are those of the British frigate 'Anne'. Badly damaged in the 1690 battle off Beachy Head between the French, British and Dutch fleets, she was beached on the coast and burnt by her captain. Hastings (6 miles) has a seafront promenade, fishing fleet, Priory Meadow shopping centre and Old Town with its independent shops, boutiques, restaurants and the Jerwood Gallery, From the town there is a direct rail service to London Charing Cross/London Bridge, which can also be accessed at Battle (11 miles). Four miles to the east is the Ancient Town of Winchelsea, one of the few examples of a bastide town in England based on a gridiron street plan with wide regular Roman style streets arranged around a giant square. The Ancient Town and Cinque Port of Rye (6 miles), is renowned for its historical associations, period architecture, medieval fortifications and cobbled ways. The town offers a range of local shops, restaurants, leisure centre, cinema and branch line train services to Eastbourne and Ashford from where there are high speed connections to London St Pancras (37 minutes) and the Continent, via Eurostar. The total journey time from Rye to St Pancras is just 65 minutes. There is an extensive choice of schools in both the state and private sector including Claremont School, Battle Abbey School, Buckswood at Guestling, Eastbourne College, Vinehall at Robertsbridge and Marlborough House, Hawkhurst.
DESCRIPTION Pett Lodge was originally constructed approximately 10 years ago and presents colour washed rendered elevations set with double glazed windows beneath a pitched slate roof. Upon purchasing the property from new the current owners embarked on an extensive remodelling project to include the conversion of the second floor to provide two further bedrooms and a shower room, as well as, creating the light open plan main living accommodation which opens onto the rear decking and garden. All the rear south facing rooms enjoy both sea and countryside views and there is oak flooring with underfloor heating throughout.
GROUND FLOOR Front door into an impressive vaulted entrance hall with oak staircase rising to the first floor and double doors opening into the main open plan living space which has an inset gas fire, two pairs of double doors opening out on the rear decked terrace which has an electric sun canopy. The fitted kitchen has an excellent range of cupboards and drawers incorporating a 5 ring gas hob, oven, extractor fan and dishwasher. Space for an American style fridge/freezer. The utility area also has a range of oak base and wall mounted cupboards with granite worksurfaces with space and plumbing for a washing machine and additional fridge. Side door out to the garden. The boiler room houses the gas fired boiler and has a space for a tumble drier.
FIRST FLOOR On the first floor there is a galleried landing overlooking the vaulted hallway and front garden. The main bedroom suite comprises the bedroom with double doors out onto a balcony and has a side window with views to Fairlight Church. En suite dressing room has a range of fitted wardrobes and doors out to the balcony. En suite shower room comprising shower cubicle, w.c and wash hand basin. Bedroom 2 has doors onto a balcony and has an en suite shower room comprising shower cubicle, w.c and wash hand basin. Family bathroom comprising panelled bath, w.c and wash hand basin.
SECOND FLOOR Second floor landing overlooking the stairwell. Bedrooms 3 and 4 both have doors out to a balcony with widespread views to Fairlight and over the Channel. Family shower room with walk in shower, w.c and wash hand basin.
OUTSIDE The property is approached over a part shared driveway which has double gates leading into Pett Lodge where there is an area of gravelled drive for parking/turning. There is a detached double garage with an electric up and over door with additional personal side door. An internal staircase rises to a room above providing a useful hobbies room/gym. The current owners have also landscaped the surrounding gardens with a variety of well stocked planting to include tree ferns, box hedging and two hundred year old, mature, olive trees. The full width rear decked terrace provides an outdoor entertaining space with lighting and wall heaters. Steps lead down to a lower area of lawn with Koi pond. The whole being well hedge and fence enclosed.
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