A fine detached 3-bedroom former farm house offering many character and period features situated within a quiet no through road, country lane on the edge of Icklesham village.
• Entrance Hallway
• Study / Music Room
• Living Room with Inglenook Fireplace
• Dining Room with Exposed Timbers
• Utility Room
• Ground Floor Cloakroom/WC
• Master Bedroom
• Two Further Double Bedrooms with ensuite
• Jack & Jill Bathroom
• Family Bathroom with Exposed Timbers
• Private Garden
• Green House
• Detached Garage
• Off Street Parking
• Quiet Location
• County Walks Nearby
Description: This charming character home is primarily of timber framed construction with brick and render with tile hung first floor elevations, beneath a pitched tiled roof with UVPC double glazed windows.
The property is approached from Parsonage Lane through a five-bar gate leading to a private gravel driveway which allows for parking up to four vehicles, access to the detached brick-built garage and access to the property.
The property offers a good range of accommodation on the ground floor all with quarry tiled flooring and comprising an entrance hall, leading to study / entrance hall of which is a music room / study with feature fireplace and side window. Beyond is the main living room with imposing inglenook fireplace with wood burner and south facing French doors and windows opening out into the garden. A connecting door leads into an inner hallway / stairwell providing access through into the dining room with exposed timbers and double aspect windows overlooking the garden. A timber frame opening leads from the dining room into the kitchen with cream shaker style units with wooden worktops, space for an electric cooker, plumbing for a dishwasher and space for free standing fridge / freezer. A back hallway leads from the kitchen to a back door and access to a utility / boot room and downstairs cloakroom/WC.
The first floor accommodation is accessed from the inner hallway via a split level staircase leading up to a first floor landing off which is a master bedroom with double aspect windows and built in cupboards, a family bathroom with step up panel bath, walk in shower, bidet, close coupled WC and pedestal washbasin. A second double bedroom is accessed from the main landing with south facing window built in cupboards and access to an ensuite bathroom with “Jack & Jill” door leading through to a third double bedroom that is also accessed from the split staircase.
Externally the property benefits from a large detached single garage with pitched tiled roof and casement side window, a paved rear south facing garden and a large lawned front garden all surrounded by private fencing and mature hedging and trees.
The property is presented in fair decorative order and has scope for potential updating throughout.
Situation: Parsonage Farm House is situated down a quiet no through country lane called Parsonage Lane approximately 1/4 mile from the centre of Icklesham village which benefits from 2 village pubs, primary school and village hall which holds a local doctor’s surgery twice a week. The property is approximately 3 miles from Winchelsea, and 6 miles from 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 7.5 miles distant offering further shopping and recreational facilities while further afield are the market towns of Battle 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 several highly regarded schools in the area including Vinehall, St Ronan’s, Claremont, Buckswood, and Cranbrook. Icklesham has a village primary school, and Rye and Hastings offer state secondary schools.
Travel and Transport: Rye train station, approximately 5 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, Mains Drainage, Oil Fired Heating,
Broadband Speed: 67 Mbps (Source Rightmove)
Mobile Coverage: 3G & 4G on EE, Vodafone, Three and O2
Council Tax: Currently Band G
Local Authority: Rother District Council Tel: 01424 787000
Viewing: Strictly by appointment with agents – Anderson Hacking on 01797 224852.
Directions: 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 6 miles on A259 and proceed towards the village of Icklesham. After entering the 30 mph zone proceed for approximately 0.1 miles, and then take first turning right into Parsonage Lane and proceed for 300m where the property will be found on the left-hand side at the end before it becomes a private road.