13 West Street, Rye, East Sussex TN31 7ES
Guide Price: £645,000
A welcoming attached Grade II listed Georgian town house situated on the corners of West Street and Mermaid Street within the heart of the Rye Citadel. This period property offers versatile space with scope to be used as a residential home or part use as a commercial outlet (STP).
• Ground Floor
Shower Room W/C
• First Floor
Living Room/Bedroom 3
• Second Floor
Master Bedroom with Walk In Wardrobe & En-suite Bathroom
• Attic Room
• Quiet Location
• Central Rye Location
13 West Street is a welcoming corner attached house situated within the heart of Rye Citadel, believed to date back to Georgian origins.
The property is accessed via a curved front double door on the corner of West Street and Mermaid Street and/or by a second canopied side door with quarter light above on West Street.
The property provides versatile accommodation over four floors. On the ground floor is an open room that has been used as a shop, gallery/tea room and as a living room, while at the rear is a shower room/WC and entrance hall leading out to a rear path that accesses passageway providing access back into West Street. On the lower ground floor accessed via a spiral staircase is a show room/potential kitchen area/living room that currently has a fitted sink unit within a cupboard and benefits from two sub floor sunken windows.
A staircase leads from the entrance hall on the ground floor up to a first floor landing off which is a fitted kitchen with green shaker style units, wood laminate worktops, butlers sink and space and plumbing for a washing machine and cooker. Adjacent to the kitchen is a reception room/ bedroom 3 with feature fireplace and sash window overlooking West Street. The staircase continues up from the first floor landing to a second floor landing off which is a master double bedroom with walk in wardrobe leading through to an ensuite bathroom with panel bath, wash basin and close coupled WC. Adjacent is a second double bedroom with a drop down loft access ladder leading up to an attic room with conservation sky light that has a secondary access door opening out onto the landing space. A shower room/WC is also accessed from the second floor landing.
Situation: 13 West Street is situated within the centre of the ancient Cinque Ports town of Rye, with its pretty cobbled streets and period buildings that offer shops, recreational and cultural facilities. The spa town of Tunbridge Wells is approximately 30 miles distant offering further 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 large McArthur Glen designer outlet retail park. Leisure activities in the area include a local thriving tennis, sailing, and links golf clubs as well as 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 Marlborough House, St Ronan’s, Claremont, Buckswood, and Cranbrook. Rye offers a number of pre nursery, primary and secondary schools including the new Rye Studio School.
Travel and Transport: Rye train station, a 5 minute walk away, offers direct links to the high speed service from Ashford to London St. Pancras (37 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 Gas, Mains Electricity
Broadband Speed: 80Mbps (Superfast) (Source Ofcom)
Mobile Coverage: 4G on EE, Vodafone, Three and O2
Council Tax: Currently Band E
Local Authority: Rother District Council Tel: 01424 787000
Viewing: Strictly by appointment with agents – Anderson Hacking Ltd on 01797 224852.
Agents Note: Current owner has obtained an alcohol licence for the sale of alcohol in the shop – champagne, wine, beers and ciders from 2pm-6pm Thursdays to Mondays, obtained in June 2018 Licence runs alongside retail A1 Sales.
Directions: From our offices proceed in a southwest direction along Cinque Port Street taking the first left hand turning onto Market Road, turn right into the High Street and take the first left in to West Street, 13 West Street will be found on the left hand side.
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