• Entrance Porch
• Living Room
• Dining Room
• Sun Room
• Utility/Boot Room
• Ground Floor WC
• Two Double Bedrooms
• Third Bedroom
• Family Bathroom
• Private Rear Garden
• Quiet Location
9 High Fords is a 1950’s well presented end of terrace house of traditional brick construction beneath a pitched tiled roof with UPVC double glazed windows.
This family property is accessed over a lawn front garden leading up to an enclosed entrance porch accessing the front door that opens into a stair hallway. From the hallway is access into the main living room with south facing window, feature fireplace and connecting rear door leading through to a sunroom with sliding doors out onto a timber decked seating area. The dining room is also accessed from the hallway with south facing window and connecting door into a well fitted beech shaker style kitchen with laminate worktops with integrated dishwasher, ceramic hob with extractor above, eye level double oven and space for a free standing fridge / freezer. A side door leads from the kitchen into a large utility / boot room with stainless steel sink and worktop with plumbing and space underneath for a washing machine and tumble dryer. The utility room benefits from front and rear doors leading out to the respective gardens while accessed off utility room is a ground floor WC.
Stairs lead from the hallway up to a first floor landing off which are two double bedrooms both with front facing windows and built in wardrobes. A smaller third bedroom benefits from built in wardrobe and rear facing window overlooking open countryside, while on the opposite side of the landing is an airing cupboard and the family bathroom with panel bath with electric shower above, pedestal washbasin and close coupled WC.
At the front of the property is a low brick wall with picket gate enclosing a front lawn garden with concrete path to the main entrance door and beyond to a side access door to the utility / boot room and side panel garden gate. At the rear of the property is a further private lawn garden with raised decking area, ideal for entertaining with steps down to the rear garden. The garden is mainly laid to lawn with some mature hedging and trees to the boundaries making it private and with views to the open countryside.
The property benefits from oil central heating and double glazed windows and doors throughout.
The property is set around a village green style layout and located in the heart of the Icklesham village very near the local primary school. The village amenities include several public houses, community hall, and the charming Parish Church of All Saints which sits on the ridge. Icklesham is equidistance between Hastings which is 5 Miles and the nearby ancient Cinque Port Town of Rye (5 miles) with its cobbled streets and quaint independent shops. Further afield is Tenterden (17.5 miles) with its tree lined High Street which offers more comprehensive range of shops, restaurants and facilities in a pleasant environment known as the Jewel on the Weald. The spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells is approximately 29 miles distant offering further shopping with an out of town retail park, cinema and restaurants, and recreational facilities while closer is Ashford (24 miles) with its large McArthur Glen designer outlet retail park. Leisure activities in the area include a local thriving tennis, sailing, and links golf clubs as well as opportunities for riding, kite surfing on the nearby Camber Sands Beach and walking in the surrounding countryside.
Icklesham C of E Primary school is within walking distance and has been voted in East Sussex’s top 10 primary schools, while nearby within 3 miles are Guestling and Winchelsea Primary schools. Rye approximately 5 miles away offers further nursery schools, state primary school and secondary school, while Hastings Academy secondary school is also within 5 miles.
Travel and Transport:
Rye train station, approximately 5 miles distant, serves Hastings in one direction and a direct link in the other direction to the high-speed service from Ashford to London St. Pancras (Rye to London 1 hr 8 minutes), and links to Eurostar trains from Ashford International. The M20 can be joined at Ashford via the A259 and A2070 with connections to the M25 and Dover Ferry Port.
Services: Mains Water, Mains Drainage, Mains Electric, Oil Central Heating
Broadband Speed: 67 Mbps (Source Rightmove)
Mobile Coverage: 3G and 4G EE, Vodafone, O2 and Three.
Council Tax: Currently Band B
Local Authority: Rother District Council – 01424 787000
Viewing: Strictly by appointment with Anderson Hacking – Tel: 01797 224852
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 5 miles on A259 into the village of Icklesham. Turn right into Goldhurst Road and then first right into High Fords where 9 High Fords will be found on the left-hand side in the corner of the open green.