A well presented detached Grade II listed 3 bedroom Georgian fronted house, set back from the road with fine far reaching rural views overlooking farmland. This period property provides a wealth of features with generous versatile entertaining space and accommodation set in the heart of Beckley village, within easy access of the village hall and local nursery and primary school.
- Entrance Hall
- Living Room with Inglenook Fireplace
- Dining Room with open Fireplace
- Kitchen / Breakfast Room
- Conservatory / Orangery
- Utility Room
- Ground floor Bathroom / WC
- Ground floor Bedroom 3 / Study
- Master Bedroom with Ensuite Dressing Room and Bathroom / WC
- Further Double Bedroom with Ensuite Shower / WC
- Front Lawn Garden
- South Facing Limestone Paved Rear Garden
- Driveway providing Off Street Parking
- Period Features
- Backing onto Farmland
Description: Braeside is a welcoming detached Grade II listed property dating back to the 1600’s with a more recent Georgian Façade at the front. The property is a mix of brick and timber frame construction, with brick front elevations and a mix of brick and weatherboard side and rear elevations all beneath a clay tiled pitched roof with rear catslide roof.
This attractive property offers a wealth of period features and is approached from Main Street over a gravel driveway providing off street parking for up to 4 vehicles leading to a brick paved path that leads up through the front lawn garden to a central front entrance door.
The accommodation comprises an entrance hallway off which is a living room with large inglenook fireplace with wood burner, and on the opposite side of the hallway is a dining room with open fireplace and double aspect windows. A connecting door leads from the dining room into a ground floor bedroom / study with front window and rear French doors leading out to the south facing garden. An ensuite bathroom with electric underfloor heating is adjacent to the bedroom with “P” shaped bath with shower above, wash basin with vanity unit below and close coupled WC. A second door leads from the bathroom into a rear utility room with back door and vaulted ceiling, fitted shaker units including built in larder fridge, oak worktops, stainless steel sink, and plumbing and space for a washing machine, and under counter wine fridge. A connecting door leads from the utility room into the kitchen / breakfast room which is also accessed from the living room. The hand built shaker painted kitchen benefits from granite worktops, double butlers sink, integrated dishwasher, gas hob, double electric oven, large American fridge / freezer and gas fired Rayburn which provides central heating and hot water for the property. A tiled floor with wet under floor heating continues through from the kitchen to the rear orangery / conservatory that looks out over the south facing paved rear garden and adjoining open fields.
A central curved staircase leads from the entrance hall up to a light first floor landing providing access to a master bedroom with ensuite dressing room and bathroom/WC and a further double bedroom with ensuite shower room/WC.
Externally the property benefits from a generous front lawn garden which connects around to the rear south facing garden that is paved with a limestone terrace that looks out over open countryside.
Situation: Braeside is situated within the heart of the village of Beckley and is within walking distance of the village hall and primary school and Rose & Crown pub. The village has a wealth of interesting period properties and Saxon Church dating back to the 11th Century. The historic town of Rye is approximately 6 miles away and offers a range of shops and leisure facilities. The spa town of Tunbridge Wells is approximately 24 miles distant offering further shopping and recreational facilities. Closer to the south is the historic town of Hastings 12 miles away with its seafront and promenade, whilst inland are the market towns of Tenterden with its tree lined high street and Ashford with its large McArthur Glen designer outlet retail park. Leisure activities in the area include, walking and riding in the beautiful surrounding countryside, as well as opportunities for cycling, fishing, local tennis, and bowls clubs as well as golf or the nearby Rye links golf course and kite surfing on Camber Sands Beach.
Schools: Beckley village benefits from a nursery and primary school, both within a five minute walk, while nearby in Rye and Tenterden are further primary and secondary schools. There are also a number of highly regarded private schools in the area including Vinehall, St Ronan’s, Claremont, Buckswood, and Benenden School.
Travel and Transport: Rye train station is 6 miles away offering direct links to the highspeed service from Ashford to London St. Pancras (37 minutes), and links 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, Mains Drainage, Mains Electricity, Mains Gas Central Heating
Broadband Speed: 55 Mbps (Source – Rightmove)
Mobile Coverage: 3G & 4G on EE, Vodafone, and O2
Council Tax: Currently Band G
Local Authority: Rother District Council Tel: 01424 787000
Viewing: Strictly by appointment with agents – Anderson Hacking Ltd on 01797 224852.
Directions: From our offices proceed along Cinque Ports Street and continue straight onto Tower St/A268, turn left onto Rye Rd/A268, then continue to follow A268 for 5 miles passing through Peasmarsh. As you approach Beckley, take the 1st exit onto B2088 at mini roundabout and proceed down main street for approximately 0.3 miles and Braeside will be found on the left hand side.