A charming Grade II listed Victorian 2 bedroom mid terrace cottage, built in 1876 and arranged over three floors. The property is situated in a quiet one way street in the heart of Rye, within walking distance of all town amenities and railway station.
• Living Room
• Reception Room (Dining Room)
• Galley Style Kitchen
• Two Double Bedrooms
• Bathroom / WC
• Rear Courtyard backing onto Town Wall
• Central Rye Location
• Many Original Features
Description: 53 The Mint is a spatially deceptive cottage arranged over three floors. This mid-terrace Grade II listed building dates back to 1876 and is of brick construction, beneath a clay tiled roof, with timber sash windows. A small entrance porch leads into a front living room with front aspect window and central open fireplace. A central door leads from the living room into a second reception room which could be used as a dining room with central open fireplace, a glazed door leads to the rear courtyard garden while an opening leads through to a “Rustic “galley kitchen. From the rear reception room an enclosed staircase leads to a first floor landing off which is a double bedroom with front aspect window. Behind the bedroom is the bathroom with panelled bath, close coupled WC and pedestal washbasin and rear aspect window. A second staircase from the landing, leads up to a large second floor double bedroom with double aspect dormer windows providing views over the Rye roof tops.
Situation: 53 The Mint is situated within the centre of the ancient Cinque Ports town of Rye, with its cobbled streets and period timber buildings that offer independent shops, recreational and cultural facilities. The spa town of Tunbridge Wells is approximately 30 miles distant offering more extensive shopping and recreational facilities while closer to the west is the historic town of Hastings with its seafront and promenade, whilst inland are the market towns of Tenterden with its tree lined high street and Ashford with its McArthur Glen designer outlet retail park. Leisure activities in the Rye area include a local thriving tennis, sailing, and links golf clubs as well as opening opportunities for riding, kite surfing on the nearby Camber Sands 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. Rye offers a number of pre-nursery, primary and secondary schools.
Travel and Transport: Rye train station, a 4-minute walk away, offers direct links to the high-speed service from Ashford to London St. Pancras (Rye to London 1hr 8 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 (Currently not used)
Broadband Speed: Up to 67 Mbps (Source U Switch)
Mobile Coverage: 4G on EE, Vodafone, Three and O2
Council Tax: Currently Band D
Local Authority: Rother District Council Tel: 01424 787000
Viewing: Strictly by appointment with agents – Anderson Hacking Sales Ltd on 01797 224852.
Directions: From our offices proceed in a southwest direction along Cinque Port Street, turn left into Market Road and walk up to the High Street, Turn right into High Street and proceed for approx. 100 m where 53 The Mint will be found on the right hand side.