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Main Street, Beckley, Rye, East Sussex, TN31

£1,200,000

Guide Price
  • Beautiful period village house
  • Attractive gardens of 1.2 acres
  • Selection of outbuildings
  • Tennis court
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 4 reception rooms

**Guide Price £1,200,000 - £1,350,000**

An exceptionally handsome Grade II Listed period house of mixed ages having in recent years been updated and transformed into a very well presented and comfortable family home, privately set within established grounds including a hard tennis court and outbuildings – in all about 1.2 acres.

Description

An exceptionally handsome, Grade II Listed, period house of mixed ages having in recent years been updated with the wiring and heating being overhauled. Now transformed into a very well presented and comfortable family home.
The front elevation is 18th century, rendered and painted white, the remainder being brick, part weatherboard-clad beneath a tiled and flat roof which has been covered in lead. There is gas-fired central heating.
The main features of the property include:
• Porticoed entrance porch and front door to reception hall with inglenook fireplace and pine floor.
• The impressive dining room is enhanced by a very high ceiling and tall sash windows, double aspect and with a currently sealed fireplace.
• The useful study has a fireplace, pine floor and double doors through to the conservatory with, in turn, doors to the garden.
• The very comfortable and good sized drawing room has a fireplace fitted with a woodburner, excellent window space on two sides, and door to the west-facing garden.
• The inner hall has a black and white tiled floor and the play room has a cupboard housing the hot water cylinder, book shelves and double doors to the east-facing garden. On the half landing is a cloak/shower room with shower cubicle, basin and WC.
• The kitchen has a glazed sink inset into pine work surfaces, selection of cupboards, Neff oven, warm drawer and hob with a wok gas burner to one side, plumbing for dishwasher. The adjacent breakfast room has a woodburner, ceramic tiled floor and double doors to the garden. The utility room has a glazed sink, plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer, a larder and a door to the garden.
• The first floor is approached by two staircases, one leading to a half landing and a shower room with shower cubicle, basin and WC.
• The main landing has three cupboards and bedroom 1, which has a fireplace and clothes cupboard.
• There are four further bedrooms, some with period fireplaces and cupboards. The family bathroom has a slipper bath with shower fitting, basin, WC and storage cupboard.

Outside

Within the garden is a brick, weatherboarded and tiled roofed outbuilding comprising implement and log storage with electricity connected. Brick and tile outside WC.
In addition, within the grounds, are a substantial brick and tile outbuilding/machinery store and further timber/corrugated iron roofed outbuilding.

The Gardens and Grounds

These form a really delightful setting to Combe House, being approached over an in and out gravel drive and having established trees and hedge enclosed boundaries enjoying privacy.
The gardens are principally laid to extensive areas of lawn with a number of flower beds and shrubs and established trees, including a fine horse chestnut and an oak tree. There is a terrace adjacent to the house.
A wonderful formal kitchen garden has been created with seven raised beds, gravel paths, fruit cage, poly tunnel, espalier pear trees, apple, damson, plum, quince, etc.
Discreetly situated at the rear of the garden is a hard tennis court with adjoining orchard with apple and cherry trees.
In all about 1.2 acres.

Branch Information

Battle
68 High Street
Battle
East Sussex
TN33 0AG

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