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2 Bed - Cottage - For Sale

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Bishopstone Village, East Sussex
Branch: Seaford Station Approach, Seaford, East Sussex, BN25 2AR. 01323 490680

Features include:

  • Unique & Idyllic Picturesque Location
  • 2 Double Bedrooms Flint Cottage
  • Views towards South Downs Farmlands
  • Original Features
  • Superbly presented through out
  • Utility/WC
  • Through Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Ensuite Shower/WC
  • Garden Office
  • Parking for 2 Vehicles
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An attractive & superbly presented 1520’s flint cottage located within the heart of the picturesque village of Bishopstone. Offering 2 double bedrooms – one with hidden ensuite shower/wc, a through kitchen breakfast room, living room with wood burner, utility room with wc, bathroom, parking & a garden office – insulated & with power. Surrounded by delightful views, the property is light, has a wealth of character throughout & has been much improved by the current owner. Attractive & established gardens surround the property & viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate this property, the garden as well as the location.

A charming flint cottage with the added benefit of a studio/home office situated in a quintessential English country garden, nestled in the South Downs.

Superbly presented, the beautifully set Vine Cottage is believed to be one of the oldest properties in the village, dating back to 1520 and was originally the bailiffs house. Now two properties of which 124 forms the larger part of this historic building. Vine Cottage was possibly named after John Vine, Lord Pelham’s Steward who it is thought left Lord Pelham’s service in 1638. With picturesque views from almost every window the property itself offers a wealth of charm and character throughout. The ground floor consists of an entrance porch, a delightful through aspect kitchen/breakfast room, living room with woodburner and a utility room with wc. Upstairs, the landing has a light open feeling with window onto the village green, both double bedrooms overlook the garden with bedroom 1 having a bank of wardrobes concealing a door into the ensuite. Concluding the upstairs accommodation the bathroom with claw foot bath and window overlooking the green, locally known as "the egg".

Features of note include stripped wood flooring, original caste iron fireplaces ( to the bedrooms ), original doors and wooden double glazed windows with wooden shutters.

Outside a wonderful brick path leads from the front gate to the front door and then around the property to the rear door. Whilst attractive flowers beds are located all around the garden, you will find various established fruit trees, 2 brick outhouses with power, 3 patio areas – one larger brick patio lies adjacent to the property and a main lawn. Whilst at the top of the garden is an impressive flint and brick based office/studio cabin, (with electricity, double glazing and insulation) which has one of the 3 patio areas in front of it as well as lovely views over the garden towards distant fields. Parking for 2 vehicles can also be found at the top of the garden.

Located within the picturesque village of Bishopstone, the property sits opposite a village green with access via a private track. Set as the village is within the folds of the South Downs National Park, it is easy to forget that the seaside town of Seaford and the Ferry Port of Newhaven (which links to the attractive Normandie town of Dieppe) are two miles away, whilst the charming Lewes County Town, Eastbourne seaside resort and bustling Brighton are only 10 miles away. Seaford itself enjoys a good range of shopping and recreation facilities including two golf courses and sailing club. Bishopstone station (only a mile away) provides rail links every 30 minutes to Brighton and Lewes as well as London, Victoria (90 minutes).


Kitchen/Breakfast Room
 5.25m x 3.77m (17'2" x 12'4")
Living Room
 5.41m x 3.74m (17'8" x 12'3")
Bedroom 1
 5.41m x 3.22m (17'8" x 10'6")
Bedroom 2
 3.77m x 3.22m (12'4" x 10'6")
Garden Office/Studio
 3.70m x 2.70m (12'1" x 8'10")

Although these particulars are thought to be materially correct their accuracy cannot be guaranteed and they do not form part of any contract.

For more information please call our Seaford office on 01323 490680.