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Hog Hill, Winchelsea, East Sussex, TN36


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  • Grade II Listed detached cottage
  • Rural location between Icklesham and Winchelsea
  • Rye town and station about 4.5 miles
  • Consent for a two-storey extension
  • Fascinating period features
  • Double garage and additional parking
  • Pretty south-facing garden
  • Glorious southerly views to the sea

A very attractive and well-presented detached Grade II Listed period cottage in a wonderful rural location enjoying southerly views across Pannel Valley Nature Reserve and the sea in the distance, together with an excellent summerhouse and delightful garden of about 0.2 of an acre.

The Cottage is a very attractive, well-presented detached Grade II Listed period cottage. The fascinating interior has exposed timbering and many original features, particularly the inglenook fireplace in the sitting/dining room. There are a number of low doorways and part limited ceiling heights.
The property is of part timber framed construction with mellow brick and stone walls, part tile hung, with oak framed leaded light windows, beneath a tiled roof. There is oil-fired central heating.
NB: Planning consent reference number RR/2021/1204/P exists for a two-storey extension which would create a property of 245.9 sq m (2,657 sq ft).

The main features of the property include:
• Oak front door to the reception hall with vaulted ceiling and exposed timbering, tiled flooring and staircase to the first floor.
• The cloak/shower room has a walk-in cubicle with Lefroy Brooks shower with drench head and telephone attachment; wash basin on oak vanity unit and WC.
• The delightful sitting/dining room has an impressive inglenook fireplace with oak bressummer beam, fitted with Villager wood burning stove on brick hearth, and with feature Delft tiles in recess. Beautiful light oak timbering, broad exposed oak floorboards, book shelves and part-glazed door to the rear terrace with glorious views.
• The well-fitted kitchen/breakfast room has an electric two-oven Aga, a deep glazed butler sink inset into oak work surfaces with cupboards and drawers beneath, incorporating integrated dishwasher and washing machine. Further oak work surfaces with inset AEG hob and extractor fan above and electric oven and grill beneath, additional storage cupboards. Tiled floor and part-glazed door to the rear garden.
• Staircase to the first floor landing with exposed timbering and restricted ceiling height. Cupboard housing the hot water cylinder with immersion heater, and a wardrobe cupboard.
• Bedroom 1 has beautiful exposed oak timbering and leaded light casement windows with oak mullions providing delightful unspoilt views over the garden and countryside beyond. Staircase to bedroom 3.
• Bedroom 2 has an exceptional vaulted ceiling, exposed oak timbering, oak mullion casement windows with wonderful views.
• Family bathroom with oak panel-enclosed bath with mixer taps and shower attachment, wash basin inset into oak vanity unit, WC, heated towel rail and access to the loft space.
• Staircase to bird’s nest bedroom 3, a charming triple aspect room with vaulted ceiling, bank of storage cupboards along one wall, exposed timbering.

The Cottage is approached from the lane over a driveway which culminates in a parking area for several vehicles, with an English Heritage double garage of brick and weatherboard construction beneath a tiled roof, one side of which is currently used as a lockable secure store and the other provides further storage with shelving and double opening timber doors.
The front garden has an area of lawn with central steps leading down to a pathway which in turn leads to the front door. There is post and rail fencing and an apple tree.
There are gates either side of the house leading round to the rear garden where there is a beautiful sheltered stone terrace providing a superb view over the garden and countryside to the sea beyond.
The garden is principally laid to lawn, interspersed with well stocked mature flower borders, and some mature trees including cherry.
Discreetly situated in the garden is a further terrace enjoying the evening sun, with a nearby ornamental pond.
To one side of the garden is an excellent detached brick and tile studio with double glazed casement windows, brick flooring and double opening doors to the front. Garden shed.
In all about 0.2 of an acre

Branch Information

68 High Street
East Sussex
TN33 0AG

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