Little Woodberrie is situated on a quiet country lane and enjoys stunning panoramic rural views over the Brede Valley (AONB) and beyond, this charming detached three bedroom cottage combines character and contemporary styling, creating a light, bright modern home under a thatched roof, set within a private wrap-around garden.
• New Bespoke Open Plan Kitchen/Dining room.
• Contemporary Styled Living Room with Cast Iron Oil Fire.
• Separate Sitting Room with Feature Open Inglenook.
• Master Bedroom with Refurbished Ensuite Bathroom.
• Two Further Large Double Bedrooms
• New Family Bathroom.
• Private Wrap Around Garden
• Garage and Off-Road Parking for 3+ Cars.
• Double Glazed Windows.
• Oil Fired Central Heating.
• Stunning Rural Views
• Quiet Country Lane
• 10 Minutes Drive from Sea
The property is accessed from its own driveway leading up to a covered entrance door, that enters the main entrance hall with natural coloured travertine floor tiling. The hall is fitted with custom made under stair cupboards with space for washing machine and tumble drier and providing useful storage. Off the hall is a downstairs cloakroom and stairs rising to the first-floor main landing.
Kitchen/Dining Room 21’2 x 18’8 (6.44m x 5.69m)
From the hallway a solid oak door leads through to a superb open plan triple aspect beamed kitchen/dining room set on travertine floor tiles.
The custom made shaker style kitchen was fitted by J M Interiors of Biddenden and provides a spacious central island with solid oak worktop with 2 overhead down lighters. The island contains 3 large easy close pan drawers, 4 beautifully curved end cupboards, and generous space for 2 under counter bar stools.
There is an excellent range of cupboards including a corner carousel, pull out larder, counter top larder, further easy glide pan drawers, and an integrated Bosch dishwasher. The black granite worktop contains a one and a half bowl Kohler sink and there is an additional preparation sink. The run of worktop incorporates space for an Everhot 120i electric range, with overhead extractor concealed within the JMI chimney; and housing for a Fisher Paykel fridge freezer. French doors lead from the dining area out to a timber decked pergola seating area overlooking the garden.
Living Room 18’8 x 13’11. (5.69m x 4.25m)
Following through from the dining area is a wide beamed partition opening into the living room with double aspect windows, light oak flooring, and beamed inglenook fireplace on exposed brick hearth housing a cast iron oil fire. There are 2 feature leaded light internal windows, between this room and the adjoining sitting room.
Sitting Room 18’8x 13’1. (5.69m x 3.98m)
A connecting oak door leads from the living room to the sitting room with a feature bay end window housing a solid oak desk overlooking the valley. There is a feature inglenook fireplace, oak flooring and built in oak bookcases. A front facing entrance porch with stain glass surround leads from the sitting room out into the garden whilst a rear staircase rises to the first floor.
From the main entrance hallway, the front stairs rise via a half landing up to the main landing where there is a large airing cupboard and an under eaves storage cupboard. From the landing is a doorway to:
Master Bedroom 18’9 x 11’3. (5.72m x 3.42m)
This is a very large bright triple aspect room with wooden floors and spacious built in wardrobes. Superb valley and orchard views.
Master Ensuite 11’9 x 6’11. (3.58m x 2.12m)
A connecting door leads into a recently refurbished master bathroom with elegant walk in shower with overhead drencher and hand-held shower. There is also a double ended panel bath, pedestal washbasin and soft close WC. A vanity mirror with interior storage offers sensor activated lighting, shaving point and Wi Fi connectivity for music. There is also a floor to ceiling shelved storage cupboard and loft hatch to attic via foldaway loft ladder.
Bedroom 2 18’9 x 14’2. (5.71m x 4.32m)
Also accessed from the main landing is bedroom 2. Another large light room with double aspect views across the Brede valley to the east and orchards to the west.
Family “Jack and Jill” Bathroom 8’6 x 6’5. (2.56m x 1.95m) (
From bedroom 2 a door leads to the family bathroom shared with bedroom 3 via a connecting door. This has just been refurbished to include a low level panel bath, pedestal washbasin, soft close WC and Wi Fi connected vanity mirror with storage shaving point and sensor lighting.
Bedroom 3 18’8 x 13’1 (5.70m x 3.99m)
Also connected to the family bathroom is bedroom 3 another large triple aspect room with wooden flooring and a delightful vista across the Brede valley to the White cliffs of Dover in the far distance. A further door connects to the rear landing where there is a second loft hatch and rear stairs that descend to the sitting room.
Externally the property enjoys a private wraparound garden with mature hedging providing privacy from the quiet country lane while on the eastern side low box hedging allows far reaching stunning views looking out over the Brede Valley, an area of outstanding natural beauty. The garden is predominantly laid to lawn with mixed flower beds and a designated vegetable patch, a timber garden shed, a greenhouse and a generous detached concrete panel single garage.
Little Woodberrie is situated down a quiet no through road called Broad Street, approximately 1 mile from the centre of Icklesham village which benefits from 2 village pubs, primary school and village hall which holds a local doctor’s surgery twice a week. The property is approximately 3 miles from Winchelsea, and 6 miles from the Cinque Port town of Rye, with its pretty cobbled streets and period buildings that offers a good range of amenities; a selection of shops, local inns and restaurants and many sporting opportunities. The seaside town of Hastings is approximately 6 miles distant offering further shopping and recreational facilities while further afield are the market towns of Battle and Ashford with its large McArthur Glen designer outlet retail park.
Local Pursuits: Leisure activities in the area include local thriving tennis, sailing, and links golf clubs as well as opportunities for riding, and kite surfing on the nearby Camber Sands Beach, fishing from Winchelsea Beach and walking in the surrounding countryside.
There are a number of highly regarded schools in the area including Vinehall, St Ronan’s, Claremont, Buckswood, and Cranbrook. Icklesham has a village primary school, and Rye and Hastings offer state secondary schools.
Travel and Transport: Rye train station, approximately 6 miles distant, offers direct links to the high-speed service from Ashford to London St. Pancras (37 minutes), and link to Eurostar trains from Ashford International. Hastings train station (6 miles) provides regular services to Tunbridge Wells and London Charing Cross and Victoria Stations. The A21 provides direct links to London while the M20 can be joined at Ashford via the A259 and A2070 with connections to the M25 and Dover Ferry Port.
Services: Mains Water Meter, Klargester Bio Disc Drainage System, Mains Electricity, Oil Fired Central Heating
Broadband Speed: 76 Mbps (Source Ofcom)
Mobile Coverage: 3G & 4G on EE, Vodafone, Three and O2
Council Tax: Currently Band F
Local Authority: Rother District Council Tel: 01424 787000
Viewing: Strictly by appointment with agents – Anderson Hacking on 01797 224852.
Directions: From our offices in Cinque Ports Street proceed along into Wish Street and at the roundabout turn right onto Winchelsea Road (A259) towards Winchelsea, continue for 6 miles on A259 and proceed through the village of Icklesham. Approximately 0.25 miles after the Robin Hood pub turn right into Broad Street and proceed for further 0.3 miles where Little Woodberrie will be found on the right-hand side.
Agents Note: The Vendors are prepared to sell the Fridge / Freezer and Everhot range cooker by separate negotiation.