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4 Bedroom Detached House for sale in Rye

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A 4 bedroom Georgian style fronted detached house, set back from the road with the benefit of large rear garden. This period property provides a wealth of features with versatile accommodation and impressive external entertaining area set on the edge of Beckley village.


· Living Room with Inglenook Fireplace

· Family Room

· Kitchen / Dining Room

· Study

· Utility Room

· Ground floor Cloakroom / WC

· Master Bedroom with Ensuite Shower room / WC

· 2 Further Double Bedrooms

· Single Bedroom

· Front Lawn Garden

· South West Facing Indian Sandstone Paved Seating Area

· Outside Kitchen with Bar B Q and Pizza Oven

· Garden Studio

· Large Rear Garden

· Period Features


Description: Rosebank Cottage is a welcoming detached house dating back to 1842 and which has then been extended in 2007 by the current vendors to create extra living accommodation. The property is of timber frame construction with a mix of brick and weather board elevations with timber sash and casement frame windows beneath pitched slate tiled roofs.


Rosebank Cottage is set back from Peasmarsh Road in an elevated position above the road with off street parking for a couple of vehicles to the left hand side of the property along with use of a side driveway that leads from the road up to the rear of the property.


The property benefits from a central front entrance door (that is not regularly used) and instead access is via a side entrance door leading into a boot room / utility room with plumbing for stainless steel sink, washing machine and tumble dryer. At the end of the utility room is a ground floor cloakroom /WC with boxed in cistern WC and wall mounted washbasin. The kitchen / dining room is accessed from the utility room with well fitted kitchen with a mix of handmade cream and grey shaker style units with granite worktops. The kitchen benefits from a 3 oven electric AGA, butlers sink and separate vegetable prep sink, integrated dishwasher, coffee machine, integrated fridge, integrated freezer, combination microwave oven and large walk in larder. The kitchen area is divided from the dining area by a breakfast bar and benefits from double aspect windows including French doors leading out to the garden. A study is accessed from the dining room with built in desk and bookshelves, while at the other end of the kitchen a door leads through to the main living room. The living room benefits from a recessed inglenook fireplace with wood burner while to the front is a bay window and front door. Off the living room is a small snug family room with double aspect windows and built in cupboard.


Stairs lead from the utility / boot room up to a large first floor landing with side window. At the rear is the principal bedroom with double aspect windows and ensuite shower room with WC, washbasin with vanity unit below and walk in shower. Adjacent to the principal bedroom is the family bathroom with “P” shaped panel bath with shower above, circular washbasin with shelving below, and corner close coupled WC. On the opposite side of the landing are two double bedrooms both with front facing windows, while a fourth single bedroom is also accessed from the landing with side window.


Externally the property benefits from a front garden laid to lawn while a brick paved path leads from the parking area up around the front of the property around the side leading to a large south west facing Indian sandstone paved entertaining area that wraps around the rear of the property. Central steps lead from the paved seating area up to a second paved seating area and outside kitchen beneath a timber frame gazebo with pitched tiled roof. The outside kitchen benefiting from granite worktops, charcoal Bar B Q, gas hobs, pizza oven, stainless steel sink, and fridge.


The outside dining area looks over a mature lawn garden that incorporates a timber frame storeroom, a garden studio room with workshop at one end, a further garden shed, and a greenhouse at the rear of the garden. At the end of the garden is a hard standing parking area accessed through double metal five bar gates from the side driveway.


The property is presented to a good decorative condition throughout, and benefits from an air source heat pump and under floor heating as well as a wealth of period character features.



Situation: Rosebank Cottage is situated on the edge of the village of Beckley and is within walking distance of the village hall, playfields and primary school and a short distance from the Rose & Crown pub. The village has a wealth of interesting period properties and Saxon Church dating back to the 11th Century. The historic town of Rye is approximately 6 miles away and offers a range of shops and leisure facilities. The spa town of Tunbridge Wells is approximately 24 miles distant offering further shopping and recreational facilities. Closer to the south is the historic town of Hastings 12 miles away with its seafront and promenade, whilst inland are the market towns of Tenterden with its tree lined high street and Ashford with its large McArthur Glen designer outlet retail park. Leisure activities in the area include, walking and riding in the beautiful surrounding countryside, as well as opportunities for cycling, fishing, local tennis, and bowls clubs as well as golf or the nearby Rye links golf course and kite surfing on Camber Sands Beach.


Schools: Beckley village benefits from a nursery and primary school, both within a ten minute walk, while nearby in Rye and Tenterden are further primary and secondary schools. There are also a number of highly regarded private schools in the area including Vinehall, St Ronan’s, Claremont, Buckswood, and Benenden School.


Travel and Transport: Rye train station is 6 miles away offering direct links to the highspeed service from Ashford to London St. Pancras (37 minutes), and links to Eurostar trains from Ashford International. The M20 may be joined at Ashford via the A259 and A2070 with connections to the M25 and Dover Ferry Port.


General Information:

Services: Mains Water, Mains Drainage, Mains Electricity, Air Source Central Heating

Broadband Speed: 65 Mbps (Source - Rightmove)

Mobile Coverage: 3G & 4G on EE, Vodafone, and O2

Council Tax: Currently Band E

Local Authority: Rother District Council Tel: 01424 787000

Tenure: Freehold

Viewing: Strictly by appointment with agents – Anderson Hacking Ltd on 01797 224852.



From the centre of Rye procced out of the town on Rye Rd (A268) continuing for 5 miles passing through the village of Peasmarsh. As you approach Beckley after the 30 mph road signs, Rosebank Cottage will be found on the on the left hand side.





Important information

Property Ref: Rosebank Only


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