Charles Wycherley Independent Estate Agents are delighted to present this charming period house, being the end one of three on this quiet lane. The property is tucked away with a deceptively large garden, which is divided into two sections to the rear and an attractive south facing patio to the side. The cottage has extraordinary character, with 3 bedrooms (2 double) on the first floor, bathroom, and a separate cloakroom. Parts of the property date back to the Tudor period, being a shop in past times, at the historic heart of Rodmell. The ground floor has an entrance hall leading to a full depth sitting room of 17ft with a period fireplace and a double aspect. There is a second sitting room beyond, opening to the conservatory which is currently used as a study and a modern downstairs shower room with utility area. To the south of the house is a double aspect dining room which leads to the fitted kitchen and garden. There is a potential parking space to the front of the property, as well as a small timber garage. The property has oil central heating.
Rodmell is an idyllic village and this property is placed in a most picturesque northern section. This part of Rodmell mainly has attractive period properties, and it was home to the writer Virginia Woolf, who lived in Monks House. The village has superb walks across open fields and to the banks of the River Ouse, or up through the village directly onto the Downs. The village has an excellent public house and village hall, and Iford and Kingston primary school is close by via the C7, which also links to beaches on the South Coast. Lewes is some 4 miles distant, with its historic core of period properties, including shops, inns, café's, restaurants and the Depot Cinema. Lewes Railway Station is to the south side of the town, easily reached from Rodmell, connecting to London Bridge (90 mins), Brighton (20 mins). There is also the 123 bus service which runs between Newhaven and Lewes, which serves Rodmell and Kingston.
Stairs to ground floor with exposed ceiling beams and arch. Wood panelled walls. Painted ceiling beam. 2 wall lights.
17'1 x 12'5. Superb main bedroom with exposed ceiling beams and main beam. Painted brick and flint walls to 3 walls. Double aspect with UPVC double glazed window to Bybles Lane and to south east facing rear garden. Pedestal wash basin. 2 double radiators with thermostat. Latch door.
13'10 x 8'4. Casement window with secondary glazing to Bybles Lane to west. Painted ceiling beams. Radiator with thermostat. Wood panelled walls. Hatch and step ladder into the main roof space which can be used for storage.
17'8 x 8'3. Double aspect room with sliding sash window to rear garden to south east. Casement window to Bybles Lane to west. Hatch to insulated roof space. Fitted shelves. 4'2 depth recessed cupboard. Painted ceiling beams. 2 radiators with thermostat. Wall lights. Exposed wall beams.
8' x 5'10. Modern white bathroom with panelled bath with mixer taps and shower attachment. Wash hand basin with mixer taps and cupboard under. Low level W.C. Vent frosted window. Modern ladder towel rail. Tiled splashback. Fitted mirror. Shaver/light. Exposed wood ceiling beams and wall beam.
Wash hand basin. Low level W.C. Painted ceiling beams. Extractor fan.
Oak entrance door to open hallway.
17'7 x 7'7 widening to hallway to 12'7. Double aspect with UPVC window to Bybles Lane and UPVC double glazed window to south east facing rear garden. Fireplace with exposed bressummer. Clay tile floor. Double dining cupboards over and under. Wall light. Painted wood beams. Double radiator with thermostat. Pine and glazed doors to:
17'2 x 7'4. Triple aspect room with UPVC window to Bybles Lane to west and to rear garden to south east and UPVC double glazed door and two windows to south facing patio. SS sink unit with single drainer with worktops to side with cupboard under. Space for fridge/freezer. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Free standing electric cooker with worktop to each side with cupboards and pan drawers under. Worktop return with double cupboard under. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Wall cupboards. SS extractor hood and light. Double radiator with thermostat.
17'2 x 14'2. Double aspect room with UPVC double glazed window to rear garden to east and to Bybles Lane to west. Period fireplace with cast iron woodburner. Oak bressummer. Brick hearth. Painted wooden ceiling beams. Painted latch door. 4 wall lights. 2 radiators with thermostat.
Stairs to first floor landing. Quarry tile cill. Double wooden doors to:-
SECOND SITTING ROOM
16'7 x 11'10. UPVC double glazed window to conservatory. Cupboard housing electric meter and fuse box. Double wooden doors to main sitting room. Glazed door to conservatory. Painted wooden ceiling beams. Hatch to cellar. Double glazed pine door to:-
L SHAPED UTILTITY ROOM & SECOND ENTRANCE DOOR
12'10 x 11'3. Worktop with drawer and cupboards under. Space for American style fridge freezer. Radiator with thermostat. Recessed spotlights. Glazed door to Bybles Lane with emblem on glazed of G Gosten Sweet Shop. Pine cill. Exposed floorboards. UPVC double glazed window to Bybles Lane.
7'2 x 4'5. Double shower unit with Mira Advance electric shower with glazed doors and tiled walls. Recessed spotlights. Wash hand basin. Heated ladder towel rail. Recessed spotlights. Extractor fan. High level W.C. Shaver/light point. Dimplex convector heater.
11'8 x 6'9. Triple aspect with UPVC double glazed window to north, east and south and glazed ceiling. Painted brick walls. Fitted shelves .Telephone point.
Approached via Bybles Lane. Leads to front entrance porch and to side garden and garage. Outside light. Side gate leading to:-
The overall garden is 63ft depth x 65ft width. There is a rear paved south and east patio returning to the south side with an outside water tap. Raised lawn with flower and shrub borders. There is an arbor through the beech hedge and onto the brick path to a large second garden section with vegetable beds, with a lawn and fence surround. From the rear paving, there is a south side walled slabbed garden receiving all day sun. Oil tank. Outside light. TIMBER SHED 5' x 3'.
16' x 7'1. Path to side to meadows.
Lewes District Council, Band G
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