A welcoming and light 1 bedroom first floor apartment with loft room 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
- Shower Room /WC
- Double Bedroom
- Loft Room (home office / study)
- Large Attic with drop down ladder
- Gas Central Heating
- Designated Parking Space
- West Facing Roof Terrace
- Communal Garden
- Quiet Location
- 10 minutes Walk of Central Rye
Description: Flat 6 Highfields is a well presented first 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 timber staircase that leads up to the property roof terrace and access to the front door, which opens into an entrance hallway. Off the hallway is the main living room with south east facing windows looking over the communal lawn garden beyond. The kitchen is accessed off the entrance hall with side facing window, and newly fitted cream shaker style kitchen with stone worktops stainless steel sink and drainer, ceramic hob, electric double oven, integrated fridge / freezer, and integrated washing machine.
Also accessed from the hallway is the principal double bedroom, with west facing windows, neutral carpet and painted access stairs with under cupboard leading up to a loft room currently used as a dressing room. A shower room is also accessed from the hall with large walk in shower pedestal wash basin and close coupled WC.
Externally the property enjoys the benefits from a dining roof terrace with west facing views as well as benefiting from access to 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: 6 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: £1020 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 the centre of Rye proceed along 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.