IN THE HEART OF ICKLESHAM VILLAGE, THIS DETACHED FOUR BEDROOMS RENOVATED HOME IS NESTLED AWAY DOWN LAUREL LANE WITH EXTENSIVE FRONT AND REAR GARDENS, 360 DEGREE VIEWS OF THE COUNTRYSIDE AND A CHARACTERFUL INTERIOR. THIS PROPERTY HAS BEEN FINISHED TO A HIGH STANDARD.
SITUATED: In the heart of the village of Icklesham, a village and a parish in Rye district, Sussex. The village stands 1½ mile SW of Winchelsea train station. There are a Wesleyan chapel, a national school, and alms houses. Local independent school, Buckswood, can be found within a 10minute drive along with Icklesham & Guestling Primary School. This property can be found tucked away down Laurel Lane, walking distance to The Queens Head Pub and local amenities. Countryside surrounds this property, ideal for those enjoying country views and walks.
THE PROPERTY: Cheyney Almshouse, a unique part Grade II listed detached parish dwelling formerly an Almshouse believed to date from 1842 and which has been sympathetically extended in recent years to provide light, bright well-proportioned rooms. Victorian period, two storied red brick, the front stuccoed. The first-floor windows are gabled dormers with kneelers’ casement windows. Gabled porch with kneelers and four-centred doorway. Tall chimneys above the gable ends. The accommodation is arranged over two floors with approximate room sizes as follows:
OPEN PORCH: Door to entrance vestibule, stained glass windows, arched entrance, spindled stairs rising to first floor.
RECEPTION ROOM 1: 9`9 x 9`8 (2.97m x 2.95m). Window to front elevation overlooking garden, fireplace with inset log burner, built-in original cupboards to either side, understairs storage cupboard, beautiful hard wood flooring, original boards, radiator under window.
RECEPTION ROOM 2: 11`1 x 9`7 (3.38m x 2.92m). Window to front elevation, radiator, open fireplace with exposed brick chimney breast, original floorboards, connecting door.
RECEPTION AREA: 13`5 x 11`6 (4.09m x 3.51m) narrowing to 11`4 (2.24m). Windows to either side, radiator, door to rear, slate tiled floor.
KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: 19`8 x 16` (5.99m x 4.88m) narrowing to16` x 15`7 (4.88m x 4.75m). Light and airy open plan space with windows to side elevation, further window and double glazed double doors to rear garden, 15 metres long, range of shaker style cupboard and drawer base units with wood block work surfaces, Butler sink with mixer tap, space and point for gas range with extractor canopy over, space for table and chairs and additional freestanding appliances, under floor heating, spot lights, walk in:
LARDER: 6`9 x 3`1 (2.06m x 0.94m). Window, tiled floor, useful storage shelving, space and point for fridge/freezer.
UTILITY ROOM: 5`9 x 4`9 (1.75m x 1.45m). Ceramic sink, wooden work surface, storage beneath, space and plumbing for washing machine, window to side elevation, wall mounted gas fired combi-boiler, tiled floor, radiator, fuse boxes, radiator, window to side garden.
CLOAKROOM: 4`10 x 3` (1.47m x 0.91m). White suite comprising low level W.C., wash hand basin, radiator, window to side elevation.
BACK DOOR ENTRANCE AND PORCH ENTRANCE
FIRST FLOOR: Painted wooden, part carpeted stairs rise from reception area and divide, full height windows to either side.
LANDING: Original floorboards, leading to built-in storage cupboards, access via both bedrooms.
MASTER BEDROOM: 14`8 x 9`6 (4.47m x 2.90m). Window to side elevation with extended countryside views, sloping ceilings, radiator. Carpeted throughout.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 5`11 x 4`5 (1.80m x 1.35m). White suite comprising shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, low level W.C., window to side elevation, heated towel rail/radiator, tiled floor.
BEDROOM 2: 10`8 x 9`7 (3.25m x 2.92m). Window to side elevation, distant views over fields to the windmill, radiator. Wooden floorboards throughout.
BATHROOM: 9`3 x 8`2 (2.82m x 2.49m). Roll top bath with shower and screen, tiled surround, pedestal wash hand basin, low level W.C., window to side elevation, radiator, heated towel rail, recessed ceiling spotlights.
BEDROOM 3: 11` x 9`10 (3.35m xc 3.00m). Window to front with a pleasant outlook over the garden and farmland in the distance, radiator, feature fireplace, built-in cupboard, access to twin cupboard, restored wooden door, original floorboards, refurbished hardwood double glazed window.
BEDROOM 4: 11` x 9`11 (3.35m x 3.02m). Window to front elevation with pleasant outlook over the garden and farmland in the distance, radiator, feature fireplace, storage cupboard.
OUTSIDE: Double gates from Laurel Lane to a hard standing, providing off road parking for several cars. Winding path leading to the property through a large lawned garden, divided with a post and rail fence. Mature trees and shrubs, timber summerhouse and further substantial timber store/workshop. To the right hand side is a former brick built W.C. and a pathway. To the left is a second entrance with pedestrian access to the main road. A further enclosed area of garden to the rear with a small ornamental pond and a gently sloping lawned area, accessed directly from the kitchen/dining room.
TOTAL FLOOR AREA: square feet ( square metres) approx.
COUNCIL TAX BAND:
PRICE …. £625,000 …. FREEHOLD
VIEWING BY APPOINTMENT WITH JOHN BRAY & SONS, HASTINGS, 01424 421544
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Cheyney Almshouse, Main Road, Icklesham
Cheyney Almshouse, Main Road, Icklesham