New Coastguard Cottages, Toot Rock, Pett Level, East Sussex TN35 4EW
Guide Price £425,000
3 bedroom Terraced House for sale: New Coastguard Cottages, Toot Rock, Pett Level, East Sussex TN35 4EW
A former Coastguard’s cottage occupying a commanding elevated position and enjoying sweeping coastal and inland countryside views.
ROOMS Kitchen, 22' Combined living room & dining room, Landing, 2/3 Bedrooms, Study/bedroom 3, Bathroom. Gas central heating. Partial double glazing. EPC Rating E. Garage/studio. Private parking. Outside store. 160' Garden.
LOCATION The property is approached over a shared private road and occupies an elevated position on the escarpment of Toot Rock in the coastal hamlet of Pett Level from where there are far reaching widespread coastal views to the front and a rural outlook to the rear over Pett Level Preservation Trust Land and open farmland beyond. In the vicinity are spectacular cliff top walks, local nature reserve and bird sanctuary. Nearby Winchelsea Beach boasts a nationally renowned local butcher, delicatessens, convenience store and the Ancient Town and Cinque Port of Rye famed for its period Citadel and cobbled ways including Mermaid Street and Church Square is within 5 miles. The town offers a range of local independent shops, banks, schools for all ages, general weekly market and local train services to Brighton and to Ashford with connections to London and Paris/Lille/Brussels via the Channel Tunnel. A high speed service between London St Pancras and Ashford has been introduced reducing the journey time to about 37 minutes. Westwards is Hastings with its seafront promenade, Old Town and Priory Meadow shopping centre.
DESCRIPTION A Victorian mid terrace former coastguard's cottage of part brick and rendered external elevations under a pitched slate tiled roof. Features include an open fireplace, painted and old pine floorboards, stripped internal doors, a 22' main reception room, a master bedroom with a balcony providing wide ranging coastal views and a garage/studio. The property is now in need of some general upgrading and repair work to include the overhaul/replacement of some sash windows and the balcony, repointing of the chimney stack and replacement of the lead flashings. Services: Mains water, electricity and gas. Shared private drainage system
GROUND FLOOR A panelled door opens into a double aspect kitchen fitted with a tiled floor and a range of hand built pine base cupboards with panelled doors and drawer fronts beneath natural hardwood work surfaces with an inset stainless steel sink and an inset 4 burner gas hob with an electric oven under, together with below counter space and plumbing for a dishwasher and washing machine and space for a fridge.
The combined living room and dining room has sash windows to the front and rear with views to the sea, exposed old pine floorboards, an open fireplace with a white painted chimney breast, a separate freestanding wood burning stove and a door to the stairwell with a glazed door to the garden.
FIRST FLOOR On the first floor, the study/bedroom 3 has twin sash windows overlooking the garden with coastal views beyond, as well as exposed old pine floorboards and stairs off to the second floor. Bedroom 2 has two sash windows providing rural views. The bathroom has white fitments comprising a panelled bath with a painted matchboard surround, a wall mounted shower and a wash basin in a tiled surround with a cupboard under, close coupled w.c.
SECOND FLOOR On the second floor, bedroom 1 has partly canted ceilings with a large skylight window and glazed double doors opening on to a south facing balcony with a wrought iron balustrade from where there are spectacular coastal views.
OUTSIDE The property is approached over a brick sett area and to the far side of the shared private road is a wood store and driveway providing parking for several cars and in turn giving access to an attached garage/studio with a pair of wooden doors and a further glazed door to the rear. Behind the building is an area of garden from where there are far reaching views across open farmland.
160' Garden: To the rear of the terrace is a communal footpath for a right of access. Immediately beyond is an area of lawn 25' x 10'. To the far end, steps lead down to a paved seating area with stone walling and then down to a lower area of garden set down to grass and left open with the adjoining gardens through custom and choice to create a communal park-like recreational area. Beyond is a foot bridge which leads to a further area adjoining the Royal Military Canal.
Phillips & Stubbs
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