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A welcoming and light 2 bedroom ground floor apartment that has a share of the freehold, situated in a quiet pleasant position at the top of Rye Hill, with close proximity to the Cinque Port town of Rye and all its amenities.
- Entrance Hallway
- Living Room
- Kitchen / Breakfast Room
- Family Bathroom
- Double Bedroom 1
- Double Bedroom 2
- Gas Central Heating
- Designated Parking Space
- Private South East Garden
- Communal Garden
- Quiet Location
- 10 minutes Walk of Central Rye
Description: Flat 1 Highfields is a well presented ground floor property situated in a quiet cul de sac location set within ½ mile of the ancient Cinque Ports town of Rye, with its pretty cobbled streets and period buildings that offer shops, recreational and cultural facilities. The property is situated within a converted two storey former nursing quarters building that is curtilage listed and which is of brick and stone construction with rendered façade, below a pitched tiled roof.
The property is approached over a communal garden with concrete path leading up to a front door, which opens into an entrance hallway. Off the hallway is the main living room with south east facing windows and glazed door leading out, to a paved rear garden and communal lawn garden beyond. The kitchen / breakfast room is accessed off the living room with front facing window, and newly fitted cream wood effect kitchen with laminate worktops and breakfast bar, stainless steel sink and drainer, ceramic hob, electric oven, integrated fridge / freezer, plumbing and space for a washing machine and tumble dryer.
Also accessed from the hallway are two double bedrooms, fitted with neutral carpets and a tiled family bathroom with white suite including a panel bath with shower above, pedestal wash basin and close coupled WC.
Externally the property enjoys the benefits from a private south east facing paved rear garden with side flower borders and panel / trellis fencing with plenty of space for external dining as well as benefiting from direct access onto the communal rear garden laid to lawn. The property has an allocated parking space and the use of a communal bin store, store shed and the use of two visitor car parking bays.
Situation: 1 Highfields is situated at the top of Rye Hill approximately 0.5 miles from the centre of 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 12 miles distant offering further shopping and recreational facilities while further afield are the market towns of Battle, Tenterden and Ashford with its large McArthur Glen designer outlet retail park.
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.
Schools: There are a number of highly regarded schools in the area including Vinehall, St Ronan’s, Marlborough House, Claremont Junior and Senior Schools, Buckswood, Battle Abby and Benenden Girls School. Rye offers within walking distance a couple of nursery schools as well as state primary and secondary schools.
Travel and Transport: Rye train station, approximately 0.5 miles distant, offers direct links to Hastings and Brighton as well as the high-speed service from Ashford to London St. Pancras (with Rye to London St. Pancras 1hr 8 minutes), and link to the Eurostar trains from Ashford International. The M20 can be joined at Ashford via the A259 and A2070 with connections to the M25, Eurotunnel and Dover Ferry Port.
Services: Mains Water, Mains Drainage, Mains Electricity, Mains Gas Central Heating
Services Charges: £1360 per annum to cover building insurance, ground maintenance and gardening costs – paid annually in April
Council Tax: Band B
Tenure: Leasehold, 97 years unexpired, with share of Freehold
Broadband Speed: Up to 76 Mbps – Source Rightmove
Mobile Coverage: 4G with Vodafone and O2, 3G with 3Mobile, EE, Virgin Mobile.
Local Authority: Rother District Council. Tel: 01424 787000
Viewing: Strictly by appointment with agents – Anderson Hacking Ltd 01797 224852.
Directions From Cinque Ports St continue along onto Landgate. At the T junction turn left onto the A268 following signs for Hawkhurst/London. Hilltop drive will be found on the left hand side after approximately ½ mile and access to Highfields is the first turning on the right.