Mermaid Street, Rye, East Sussex TN31 7ET
Guide Price £475,000
3 bedroom Cottage for sale: Mermaid Street, Rye, East Sussex TN31 7ET
A well presented, attached Grade II Listed period house of fifteenth century origin occupying a corner position on a cobbled street in the central Conservation Area of the Ancient Town and Cinque Port of Rye.
ROOMS Living room, Kitchen/breakfast room, Cellar, 3 Bedrooms, Shower room.
DESCRIPTION Oak Corner was partially destroyed by the French-set fire of Rye in 1377, and rebuilt in the late fifteenth century with later additions and alterations in the sixteenth century. The accommodation, which has good height with lofty ceilings, is arranged over three levels, as shown on the floor plan.
GROUND FLOOR A part glazed panelled front door opens into a kitchen/breakfast room overlooking Mermaid Street, with exposed timber framing, a quarry tiled floor, matchboard panelling, a 2 oven gas Aga and an extensive range of oak fronted cabinets comprising wall cupboards, base units beneath wood work surfaces with an inset sink unit, inset electric hob and appliances including a washing machine, tumble drier and American style fridge. To the rear is a hallway with a turned staircase and combing to the plaster leading to a well proportioned living room overlooking Traders Passage with massive timbers and a magnificent 9' wide inglenook fireplace with stone returns, a metal canopy and an oak lintel with carved spandrels. Beneath the living room is a door with steps down to a useful cellar.
FIRST FLOOR On the first floor, bedroom 1, which overlooks Traders Passage, has chamfered ceiling beams and a brick fireplace with display cabinets to either side. Bedroom 2 has exposed ceiling beams and a fireplace with foliage carving on the spandrels of the moulded four centre arch lintel.
The shower room has modern fitments comprising a low level WC, pedestal wash basin and an enclosure with a rain head shower.
SECOND FLOOR On the second floor, there is an eaves attic bedroom with a window to the side, a skylight and exposed timber framing and roof trusses.
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