5 bedroom Detached House for sale: Tanhouse Lane, Peasmarsh, Rye, TN31 6UY

  • bedrooms 5
Reference: 35458_100628006935


A detached Grade II Listed period house, affording stylish, well presented accommodation with fine period features, occupying an edge of village setting adjoining farmland in gardens of approaching one acre.


ROOMS Entrance hall, Cloakroom, Drawing room, Family room, Garden room, Dining room, Kitchen/breakfast room, Utility room, Cellar, Landing, 4/5 Double bedrooms, Family bath/shower room, Shower room (en suite), Dressing room/bedroom 5, Oil central heating, Large garden with swimming pool, Ample parking. 

LOCATION Located off a minor country lane on the edge of the village. The village itself offers local facilities and amenities including Jempsons (a family run supermarket), two public houses and village shop. More extensive amenities can be found in the Ancient Town and Cinque Port of Rye renowned for its historical associations and fine period architecture. From the town there are local train services to Eastbourne and to Ashford International, from where there are high speed connections to London St Pancras (37 minutes) and the Continent via Eurostar. The coast is within easy reach and the area boasts a host of tourist and leisure attractions including Great Dixter, Bodiam Castle and Smallhythe Place. Secondary schools include Robertsbridge Community College and Rye College. Private schools in the area include Vine Hall at Robertsbridge, Marlborough House at Hawkhurst, Benenden Girl's School, Buckswood School at Guestling and Kings College at Canterbury. 

DESCRIPTION A fine detached Grade II Listed period house of eighteenth century origin presenting weather board clad elevations beneath a pitched peg tiled roof and catslide to the rear. The light, well-proportioned family accommodation of generally good ceiling height is arranged over three levels, as shown on the floor plan and features include panelled doors, exposed timber framing, an inglenook fireplace and limed oak flooring.  

GROUND FLOOR A panelled front door set within a moulded architrave surround with a pediment over opens into an entrance hall with a tiled floor and cloakroom off. An inner door opens to a large family room overlooking the front garden and with a glazed door to the garden room and a wide opening to the well proportioned double aspect drawing room adjacent to the verandah with an open fireplace and decorative surround. The dining room, which overlooks the front garden, has a massive inglenook fireplace, wide oak floorboards and exposed ceiling beams. Adjoining is a kitchen/breakfast room with a vaulted ceiling, exposed timber framing, double doors to the rear garden and handmade cabinets with granite worksurfaces, a butcher's block, butler sink, Boretti range cooker, integrated waste unit, dishwasher, fridge and freezer, together with Jerusalem marble flooring. From the kitchen a glazed door leads to the oak framed glazed garden room with a vaulted ceiling and doors to the rear terrace. The utility room has painted floorboards and space for a washing machine and tumble dryer. The useful cellar has slate flooring.  

FIRST FLOOR On the first floor, there is a spacious landing. The double aspect master bedroom has a raised ceiling and a fireplace with a stone surround. The en suite shower room has contemporary fitments. There are three further double bedrooms on this floor, one of which is used as a dressing room, together with a family bath/shower room with a roll top bath, pedestal wash basin, close coupled WC and shower enclosure. On the second floor there is a further below eaves double bedroom with exposed timber framing and painted floorboards. 

OUTSIDE The property is approached from the lane via a sweeping driveway culminating in an area of parking for several vehicles. The mixed beech, holly and privet hedge enclosed garden extends to about one acre in total. To the front of the house the garden is laid out in a formal style with lavender lined pathways, gravel beds with clipped dwarf hedging, shaped box topiary balls and cones, lawn and a pond. To the rear of the house is a wide Yorkstone paved terrace adjacent the garden room. To two sides of the house is a decked verandah with stone steps leading down to an area of lawn with a swimming pool 7.92m x 3.96m and seating area. 

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Reference: 35458_100628006935

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