A spacious well proportioned character 3 bedroom semi-detached cottage with many period features set back down a no through road overlooking apple orchards with private gardens and good off street parking.
- Three Double Bedrooms
- Living Room with Inglenook Fireplace
- Dining Room
- Kitchen / Breakfast Room
- Family Bathroom
- External Cloakroom WC
- Good Off-Street Parking
- Private Garden
- Views over Apple Orchard
Description: 2 Church Gate Cottages is a south facing two storey semi-detached Victorian house with brick and tile hung elevations beneath a pitched tiled roof, situated in the heart of Udimore village.
This character property offers a range of period features from inglenook fireplace, exposed timbers, stripped doors, exposed floor boards and tiled floors. The accommodation comprises a rear entrance door that opens into a country kitchen / breakfast room with tiled floor, south facing window, painted wood shaker units with wooden worktops with butlers sink, electric range cooker, and plumbing and space for a washing machine and dishwasher. A pantry / larder is accessed off the kitchen while a connecting door leads through to a generous square living room with front bay window and large inglenook fireplace with wood burner. A connecting door leads from the living room into a dining room with exposed ceiling timbers and south facing window.
A central staircase leads up between the kitchen and living room to a first floor landing providing access to three double bedrooms, 2 with built in wardrobes and exposed wooden floor boards. A family bathroom is also accessed from the landing with panel bath with shower mixer taps and glass shower screen, wash basin with vanity unit below and close coupled WC.
Externally the property benefits from an outside WC with high flush WC, a block constructed workshop with half pitched roof, a timber frame single garage and a further brick built garden shed. The property benefits from a wrap around garden predominantly laid to lawn with private enclosed hedging. To the southern side of the property is a generous off-street parking area with timber five bar gates and post and rail boundary fencing providing parking for a number of vehicles and access to a timber frame single garage.
Situation: Situated in the village of Udimore with its pretty church of St Marys nestling further down the lane nearby with its Norman nave dating from 1170. Udimore is approximately 3.5 miles from the ancient Cinque Port town of Rye with its cobbled streets and period buildings that offer Independent shops, recreational and cultural facilities. The spa town of Tunbridge Wells is approximately 31 miles distant offering further shopping and recreational facilities, while closer are the coastal towns of Hastings and St Leonards on Sea (7 miles), Tenterden (8 miles) with its attractive tree lined high street, and the market town of Ashford with the newly enlarged Macarthur Glen shopping outlet being only 20 miles away. Leisure activities in the area include a local thriving tennis, sailing, and links golf clubs as well as being only 3 miles to Winchelsea Beach and 6 miles to Camber Sands. There are opportunities for riding, kite surfing and walking in the surrounding countryside.
Schools: There are a number of highly regarded schools in the area including Marlborough House, St Ronan’s, Claremont, Buckswood, and Cranbrook. Rye offers a number of nurseries, primary and secondary schools.
Travel and Transport: Rye train station offers direct links to the highspeed service from Ashford to London St. Pancras (37 minutes), and link 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.
Services: Mains Water, Private Drainage, Mains Electricity, Oil Central Heating,
Broadband Speed: 55 Mbps (Superfast) (source Ofcom)
Mobile Coverage: 3G coverage with Vodafone, 02, EE and Three
Council Tax: Currently Band D
Local Authority: Rother District Council Tel: 01424 787000
Viewing: Strictly by appointment with agents – Anderson Hacking Ltd on 01797 224852.
Directions: From our offices in Cinque Ports Street proceed west along Cinque Ports Street and turn right into Ferry Rd (B2089) towards Udimore. Continue over the level crossing and proceed for approximately 3.5 miles on Udimore Road, Turn left in middle of Udimore signposted To the Church and 2 Church Gate Cottages will be found on the right hand side shortly after the turning.