A welcoming spatially deceptive modern detached house built in 2011, situated in a quiet country lane on the edge of Winchelsea. This owner designed 3-bedroom family home with additional annexe provides versatile accommodation in excess of 2,200 sq. ft with rural views, overlooking the Brede Valley and the ancient Cinque Port Town of Rye.
• Double Height Entrance Hall
• Living Room
• Hand crafted Kitchen / Breakfast Room
• Snug / Study
• Ground Floor Cloakroom/WC
• Utility Room
• Master Bedroom with Ensuite Shower Room and Balcony
• 2 Further Double Bedrooms
• Family Bathroom
• Large Double Garage with Generous Studio Above
• Off Street Parking
• Rural Views Looking out over open farmland
• Quiet Location
• Kitchen by Lorien Interiors
• Central Vacuum system
• Cat 5 wiring to TV outlets
• Linked TV/stereo speaker system to all habitable rooms and bathrooms
• Central media control cabinet under stairs
• Burglar Alarm with linked smoke detectors – House/Garage/Office
• Rainwater harvesting supplying toilet flushing and external taps
• Air source heat pump for hot water and central heating
• Wet underfloor heating throughout house
• Photo voltaic panels generating electricity
• Solar panels for hot water
• Sewage treatment plant
• Low voltage downlighters
• Engineered Oak Flooring in all Habitable Rooms
Meadowside is a modern self-build home by the current owners to create a bespoke home, the accommodation provides an entrance hallway off which is a cloakroom / WC, Living Room, Snug/Study and double doors through to a stunning family kitchen / dining room with bi fold doors opening out into the garden. The kitchen is fitted with handmade shaker units by Lorien with oak worktops and contrasting granite worktop island incorporating separate food preparation sink, double butler sink, built in integrated appliances including dishwasher, fridge/freezer, and wine fridge as well as a feature electric AGA.
Accessed from the kitchen through double doors is the Snug / Study Room along with access into a purpose-built utility room with fitted units with sink, and plumbing and space for a washing machine and dryer and access to a rear entrance door.
The main living room is accessed from the entrance hallway and provides a generous light room with triple aspect windows and central open brick fireplace and bi fold doors opening out to a rear patio.
An open staircase leads from the hallway up to a first-floor galleried landing off which is the master bedroom with fitted built in wardrobes, triple aspect windows including French doors opening out onto a terrace balcony with stunning views out over rural fields looking back towards Rye. A well proportioned ensuite shower room is accessed off the master bedroom with double wash basin and bidet, walk in shower and close coupled WC.
A second double bedroom also benefits from built in wardrobes and double aspect windows including French doors leading out onto a covered balcony, again with rural views. The second double bedroom enjoys access to the family bathroom that has “Jack and Jill” door arrangement providing access also to the landing. The family bathroom has a large raised bath, walk in shower, wash basin and WC. A third double bedroom is also accessed from the landing with double aspect windows looking over the garden and down the Brede valley.
Externally the property is bounded by Station Road to the west and a drainage dyke bounding onto open fields to the east, looking out towards Rye. The property benefits from a large double garage with off street parking for two cars in front of electric up and over garage doors, while at the rear of the garage is a garden WC and storeroom as well as covered stair access leading up to a generous studio room/annexe with triple aspect windows. To the southern side of the house is a paved terrace area looking out over a lawned garden, while to the north of the property is additional gravel parking area, lawned garden, vegetable patch and seating area with fire pit. Beyond this part of the property is a further post and rail enclosed grass paddock that is approximately 0.4 acres.
The property we understand was designed by the vendors and encompasses many eco features including low voltage down lights, rainwater harvesting, photovoltaic energy cells and an air source heat pump providing wet underfloor heating throughout. The property also has fully integrated music and alarm system with TV & audio points in each room, central vacuum, CAT5 wiring and a central media control cabinet.
Situation: Meadowside is situated down a quiet country lane called Station Road approximately 0.25 miles from Winchelsea Halt Station and 0.75 from the centre of Winchelsea Cncient Cinque Port. Nearby is the Ancient Cinque 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 sea side town of Hastings is approximately 10 miles distant offering further shopping and recreational facilities while further afield are the market towns of Battle, Tenterden and Ashford with its large McAthur 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, Claremont, Buckswood, and Cranbrook. St Thomas’ Winchelsea Village Primary school is within 1 mile of the property, while Rye offers further nursery, primary and state secondary schools.
Travel and Transport: Winchelsea Halt train station, approximately 0.25 miles distant, offers direct links to the high-speed service from Ashford to London St. Pancras (37 minutes), and link 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 (Metered), Mains Electricity, Private Drainage, Rainwater harvesting, Photo voltaic panels generating Electricity, and Air Source Heat Pump for Central Heating
Broadband Speed: 76 Mbps (Source Uswitch)
Mobile Coverage: 3G & 4G on EE, Vodafone, Three and O2
Council Tax: Currently Band F
Local Authority: Rother District Council Tel: 01424 787000
Viewing: Strictly by appointment with agents – Anderson Hacking on 01797 224852.
Directions: From our offices proceed along Cinque Ports Street into Wish Street, at the Kettle of Fish roundabout continue straight onto Winchelsea Road (A259) for approximately 2.5 miles. At the hair pin turn right onto Station Road for approximately 0.4 miles where Meadowside will be found on the right-hand side.