End of Terrace House
Hiham Green, Winchelsea, East Sussex TN36 4HB
Guide Price £695,000
4 bedroom End of Terrace House for sale: Hiham Green, Winchelsea, East Sussex TN36 4HB
A fine Edwardian house, influenced by the Arts & Crafts Movement, with naturally light, well proportioned accommodation situated in the Conservation Area of the Ancient Town.
ROOMS Recessed porch, Entrance vestibule, Hallway, Sitting room, Dining room, Kitchen, Utility room, Cloakroom, C14th Vaulted cellar, Four bedrooms, Study, Bathroom, Shower room. Gas central heating. Partially double glazed. EPC rating E. Sheltered rear garden ï‚—
LOCATION 4 Hiham Green is situated away from main roads in the central 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, grocery and tea/coffee shop, together with a primary school and public house. For more comprehensive facilities there is the Cinque Port of Rye (3 miles) with train services to Eastbourne and to Ashford International, from where there are high speed connections to St. Pancras London (37 minutes) and to the Continent via Eurostar.
DESCRIPTION A fine Edwardian town house built in 1908, forming the end one of a short terrace of four, understood to have been designed by Sir Reginald Blomfield and presenting white painted brick and weatherboard clad external elevations set with timber casement windows beneath a pitched peg tiled roof. Beneath part of the front of the property is a C14th Grade II listed undercroft (vaulted cellar), accessible only through a manhole to the front of a neighbouring property, Chapel Plat. The well proportioned living accommodation is arranged over three levels, as shown on the floor plan and from the upper floors there are far reaching views across the town to the sea in Rye Bay and towards the silhouette of Rye town across the Brede Valley. The lights of Boulogne and Le Touquet can be seen by night when it is clear enough.
GROUND FLOOR The property is approached via a recessed entrance porch with partially glazed door opening into an entrance vestibule with a panelled inner door leading to a hallway with stairs off to the first floor and storage cupboards beneath. The sitting room has an 8"6 wide bay to the front with tall windows overlooking Hiham Green, a picture rail and an open fireplace with a white painted surround and overmantle. The double aspect dining room has cornicing and glazed double doors opening onto the rear garden.
The kitchen is fitted with an extensive range of modern cabinets comprising base cupboards and drawers beneath wood block work surfaces with a stainless steel sink, integrated Miele dishwasher, built in microwave, oven and plate warmer, inset hob, stainless steel filter hood and an integrated fridge/freezer. A door leads through to a utility room with a terracotta tiled floor, butler sink, wood effect work surface, space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble drier and a door leading to the rear garden. Adjoining is a walk-in shelved pantry and cloakroom with a low level WC and wash hand basin.
FIRST FLOOR On the first floor, there is a spacious landing with stairs off to the upper floor. Bedroom 1 has a wide west facing bay window to the front and adjacent is a fully fitted study overlooking Hiham Green with adjustable shelving and desk.
Bedrooms 2 & 3 have windows to the rear providing distant views over the Ancient Town to the coast. The family bathroom has modern white fitments comprising a panelled bath with shower attachment, close coupled WC with concealed cistern and wash basin.
SECOND FLOOR On the second floor, there is a double aspect, double bedroom with a large skylight window providing widespread views over Winchelsea town to the sea at Rye Bay, together with a shower room with walk in shower enclosure, wash basin, close coupled WC and access to a large attic storage space.
OUTSIDE To the front of the property is a small area of ornamental garden with a ragstone retaining wall. To the rear of the house is a mainly paved enclosed garden with raised flower borders, a magnolia, a vibernum, and two shaped holly trees. There is a small fig, and a number of good flowering shrubs, including camellias, tree peony and skimmia. Two covered log stores. Summerhouse. Brick built store. Rear pedestrian access via a private twitten over which a neighbouring property has a right of way.
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