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Perryfield House is a fine Edwardian 7 Bedroom country house set within its own grounds of 7.5 acres with well proportioned accommodation benefiting from stunning south facing views looking over the Brede Valley with distant sea views.
- Entrance Hall
- Staircase Hallway
- Sitting Room
- Drawing Room
- Dining Room
- Open Plan Kitchen /Breakfast Room
- Boot Room
- Ground Floor Cloakroom/WC
- Utility Room
- Secondary WC
- Principal Bedroom with Ensuite Bathroom
- 6 Further Bedrooms
- 2 Family Bathrooms
- Beautiful south facing gardens
- Pool House
- Swimming Pool
- Tennis Court
- Formal Lawns, Paddock and Woodland
- Stunning Rural Views Looking out over and AONB open farmland
Description: Perryfield House is an attractive 3 storey Edwardian family house dating back to 1902 set within its own private grounds with far reaching southerly views looking over the Brede Valley and beyond towards the sea. The property is constructed in traditional brick construction with warm brick and tile hung elevations beneath a pitched tiled roof with ground floor side extension flat roofs.
The property is accessed from Udimore Road through electric gates opening onto a gravel circular drive to the side of the house with central beach tree and lawn, with additional parking accessed off the driveway to the rear of the property.
A glazed front door opens into a light entrance hall with access through further French doors into a generous central staircase hallway that runs through the house. A well proportioned drawing room with end bay window and front facing windows look over the gardens and benefits from attractive wooden fire surround with open fireplace with tile insets. Opposite is the sitting room with wood burner with arched display recess to one side with lower double cupboard, a walk-in drinks / storage cupboard and double aspect windows including French doors leading out to the gardens. A square shaped dining room is accessed at the rear of the hallway with stunning parquet flooring, open corner fireplace and double aspect bay and side windows looking over the gardens, while opposite is a generous cloakroom /WC and in between a rear entrance door. Stairs lead from the hall down to a brick floor wine cellar and beyond to a large kitchen / breakfast room partially divided providing ample space for a family kitchen table while the main kitchen area benefits from handmade wooden painted shaker style units with marble worktops, oil fired two door AGA, double sunken butlers sink, integrated dishwasher and central island unit with oak worktop with ceramic hob and electric oven. A boot room is accessed off the kitchen with external side door, off which is the boiler room and walk in airing cupboard and door through to a rear utility room with pine fitted units, stainless steel sink, plumbing and space for washing machine and dryer as well as access to a rear staircase and secondary ground floor WC.
Stairs from the hallway leads up to light attractive landing with front facing window, off which is the principal bedroom with double aspect windows with stunning sea views, built in wardrobes and access to a large ensuite bathroom with panel bath, walk in shower, pedestal wash basin and close coupled WC. A large second bedroom at the rear of the landing enjoys a large bay side window, a further side window and two sets of built-in wardrobes. A further two double bedrooms both with built in wardrobes are accessed from the landing along with a family bathroom with panel bath, pedestal washbasin and low-level WC.
Stairs continue from the landing up to a second floor landing off which are two further double bedrooms with front facing dormer windows, a seventh bedroom with Velux window and access cupboard door leading into a large attic storage. A second family bathroom is accessed from the second-floor landing with panel bath with shower mixer taps, pedestal washbasin and low-level WC.
Externally the property sits well within its own grounds with circular driveway leading to a rear parking area and access to an attached double garage. To the front and side of the house is well maintained lawn gardens with a mix of terraces and mature lawn gardens. Within the gardens is an outside swimming pool with paved terracing surrounding and pool house with changing facilities, shower room/WC and kitchenette. Photovoltaic cells are attached to the roof of the pool house provide electricity for the property while beyond is an asphalt tennis court. To the left of the tennis court is a wildflower meadow and beyond a further approximate 4-acre paddock with separate road access gateway. To the south of the gardens is woodland that wraps around the property, in total the grounds provide 3.03 ha (7.5 acres).
Situation: Perryfield House is situated in Udimore village with its charming church of St Mary’s nestling down a lane nearby with Norman nave dating from 1170, village hall, and two local pubs including the Kings Head and The Plough. 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 seaside 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 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, Marlborough House, Claremont, Buckswood, and Cranbrook Grammar School. Roadend Nursery is within 1 mile while Broad Oak Primary School is within 2 miles and both Icklesham and Beckley Primary Schools are within 5 miles both of which have been voted in East Sussex’s top 10 primary schools. Rye approximately 3.5 miles away offers further nursery schools, state primary school and secondary school.
Travel and Transport: Rye Station is 3.5 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, Mains Electricity, Private Drainage, Oil Fired Central Heating
Broadband Speed: Up to 500 Mbps (Source Uswitch)
Mobile Coverage: 3G & 4G on EE, Vodafone, Three, O2, and Virgin
Council Tax: Currently Band G
EPC: Band F
Local Authority: Rother District Council Tel: 01424 787000
Viewing: Strictly by appointment with agents – Anderson Hacking on 01797 224852.
Directions: From our Rye offices head southwest out of Rye along the B2089 towards Udimore for approximately 3.5 miles. Perryfield House will be found on the left-hand side approximately ¼ mile after the turning on the left for Float Lane, identified by setback electric wooden gates and stripped entrance gate poles.