An unusual, detached 3 bedroom bungalow set within mature gardens on the edge of Udimore village. This delightful property enjoys the benefits from an attached 3 acre parcel of land that offers far reaching views looking down the Tillingham Valley and the beautiful surrounding countryside.
• Entrance Porch Hallway
• Sun Room / Conservatory
• Large Open Plan Living Room
• Utility Room
• Dining Room / Bedroom 3
• 2 Double Bedrooms
• Family Bathroom
• Shower Room /WC
• Boot Room
• Wood Burner
• Solar Water Heating System
• Off Road Parking for Several Vehicles
• Large Covered Car Port
• Well Established Rear Garden
• Timber Frame Workshop
• 3 Acre Paddock including raised bed vegetable patch
Rose Cottage is a spatially deceptive bungalow dating back to the 1920’s that is part timber framed and part block construction with stained weatherboard cladding all beneath a part pitched tiled roof and part insulated fibre glass roof.
The bungalow is set back from Udimore Road and sits within 0.3 acres (0.12 ha) of garden leading through to a smallholding field of approximately 3.28 acres (1.33 ha) that is predominantly laid to grass and interspersed with a variety of trees
The property is approached from Udimore Road over a paved drive that offers parking for several cars, as well as access to the gated car port to the side of the property.
The property is accessed through an enclosed entrance porch that leads into a south facing conservatory overlooking the front garden. From the conservatory, an inner entrance door leads into the main generous size reception room with feature fireplace inset with a multifuel wood burner and stripped wood flooring. All rooms are accessed from the generous living room. The open plan kitchen area features hand built shaker units with tiled worksurfaces. To the left-hand side of the living room is a store/dressing room leading to shower room /WC. Next to the kitchen area is a utility room with shaker style units with oak worktop and plumbing for a washing machine. Leading from the utility room, a stable door gives access to a boot room that leads out to the rear garden. On the righthand side of the living room there is access to two double bedrooms and a family bathroom with panelled bath, pedestal wash basin and close coupled WC. To the rear of the living room is a dining room/3rd double bedroom with triple aspect windows including French doors that lead out to the rear garden.
Externally to the side of the property is a large covered car port, large enough for 2 vehicles, this connects to a former garage that has been converted into two large store rooms (This can be converted back to a garage if required). Behind the garage is a large firewood timber store shed and greenhouse.
To the rear of the property is a paved seating area looking out over a lawned garden with an established planting of many shrubs and plants and herbaceous borders. Moving to the middle of the garden, well screened from the property is a large timber workshop with mains electricity, and a covered store area. At the end of the garden, is a field gate, that gives access into the rear field which is a mix of part orchard, part raised bed vegetable patch area with a further three garden store sheds, and a Poly tunnel. The rest of the field is interspersed with a variety of trees and benefits from fine views looking down the Tillingham Valley.
Rose Cottage is situated in the village of Udimore with its charming church of St Marys with its Norman Nave dating from 1170 nestling down the lane nearby. Udimore is approximately 5 miles from the ancient Cinque Port town of Rye with its pretty cobbled streets and period timber buildings that offer shopping facilities, as well as recreational and cultural facilities. The spa town of Tunbridge Wells is approximately 31 miles distant offering further shopping and recreational facilities, while closer are the coastal towns of Hastings and St Leonards on Sea (7 miles), Tenterden (8 miles) with its pretty tree lined high street, and Ashford with the McArthur Glen shopping centre being only 20 miles away. Leisure activities in the Rye area include a local thriving tennis, sailing, and links golf clubs as well as being only 3 miles to Winchelsea Beach and 6 miles to Camber Sands. Which offer opportunities for riding, kite surfing and/or walking in the surrounding countryside.
There are a number of highly regarded schools in the area include; Vinehall, Claremont, St Ronan’s, Buckswood, Benenden and Cranbrook. Broad Oak and Winchelsea primary schools are within 3 miles and Rye’s state primary and secondary schools are within 5 miles.
Travel and Transport:
Rye train station, 5 miles away, 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 may be joined at Ashford via the A259 and A2070 with connections to the M25 and Dover Ferry Port.
Services: Mains Water, Electricity, Private Septic Tank drainage.
Broadband Speed: Up to 67 Mbps – Ref Uswitch
Mobile Coverage: 2G coverage with intermittent 3G and 4G coverage from EE,3, Orange, O2, Tesco mobile, Vodafone, Virgin.
Council Tax: Currently Band E
Local Authority: Rother District Council: Tel 01424 787000
Viewing: Strictly by appointment with Anderson Hacking Ltd Tel: 01797 224852.
From our offices in Cinque Ports Street proceed west along Cinque Ports Street and turn right into Ferry Rd (B2089) towards Udimore. Continue over the level crossing and proceed for a