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5 Bed - House - Detached - For Sale

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Guide Price £1,200,000

The Street, Rodmell, East Sussex
Branch: Lewes 64 High Street, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 1XG. 01273 474101 lewes@rowlandgorringe.co.uk


Features include:

  • PRETTY GRADE II LISTED THATCHED COTTAGE
  • FIVE BEDROOMS
  • HIGHLY FLEXIBLE ACCOMMODATION FOR MULTI-GENERATIONAL LIVING
  • ADDITIONAL ONE BEDROOM SELF-CONTAINED FLAT
  • IN SOUGHT AFTER VILLAGE OF RODMELL
  • DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE
  • WELL STOCKED MATURE SOUTH FACING GARDENS
  • AIR SOURCE HEAT PUMP FOR HOT WATER AND HEATING
  • CLOSE TO BUS ROUTE
  • LEWES DISTRICT COUNCIL TAX BAND G
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A very pretty, multi-faceted Grade II Listed thatched and part weather boarded character cottage quietly situated in the highly sought-after village of Rodmell offering a blend of old world charm and modern convenience.

Boasting five bedrooms with the attached single storey converted cowshed currently annexed to provide independent family living, and a further one bedroom self-contained flat above the double garage, this superb property has everything to offer a family looking for multi-generational living and/or a home and valuable second income.

With plenty of off-street parking, a large detached double garage and delightful mature South-facing gardens, a viewing is strongly recommended to fully appreciate the lifestyle this property presents.

DESCRIPTION:

A very pretty, multi-faceted Grade II Listed thatched and part weather boarded character cottage, circa 16th Century, quietly situated in the highly sought-after village of Rodmell. Boasting five bedrooms, the highly adaptable accommodation has everything to offer a family looking for multi-generational living and/or a home and valuable second income. With the attached single storey converted cowshed currently annexed to provide independent family living, and a further one bedroom self-contained flat above the double garage, this superb property offers a blend of old world charm and modern convenience. Completed by plenty of off-street parking, a large detached double garage and delightful mature South-facing gardens, a viewing is strongly recommended to fully appreciate the lifestyle this property presents.

The accommodation comprises solid oak Front Door into Entrance Lobby with old brick floor; charming Sitting Room with feature inglenook fireplace and old bread oven, wood floor, exposed oak beams, under stairs storage cupboard; double aspect Dining Room with brick floor, leaded double glazed windows, glass panelled door onto terrace; well fitted Kitchen, refitted in 2019, with shaker-style units and solid oak worktops over, Butler’s sink, Everhot electric Range with three ovens and a traditional hot plate and induction hob over, integrated dishwasher, undercounter space for washing machine and tumble dryer, free standing space for fridge/freezer, second Butler’s sink, fitted Pantry with brick floor, shelving, storage cupboard housing pump for air source heat pump, terracotta tiled floor, connecting fire door to Annexe; Breakfast Room with wooden floor, French doors onto terrace. Staircase from Entrance Lobby to First Floor Landing with loft hatch to insulated space with electric light; dual aspect Principal Bedroom over two levels with fitted wardrobes, wooden floor; Bedroom 2 with original oak floorboards, small cupboard, second door to Landing; Bedroom 3, a single room with wooden floor; Family Bathroom with roll top bath, independent shower over, pedestal hand wash basin, high level WC, wooden floor. Agent’s Note: There is restricted headroom on the First Floor Landing and in the two main bedrooms.
A fire door from the Kitchen leads through into the Annexe. Reception Hall with engineered oak floor, loft hatch to insulated space with electric light, open storage space; Study/Bedroom with double aspect; Shower Room with large fitted, fully tiled shower with glass doors, low level WC, vanity unit with inset hand wash basin, tiled floor; double aspect Sitting Room with fitted bench seating to Dining area, engineered oak floor; spacious well fitted Kitchen with space for free standing electric cooker, fitted extractor hood over, integrated half dishwasher, under counter space for washing machine, Butler’s sink, solid oak worktops with circular breakfast bar, space for free standing fridge/freezer, fitted cupboards; double aspect Principal Bedroom with original outside door retained to new glass panelled window.

Mains water, electricity and drainage. Air source heat pump provides hot water and heating. Wealth of period features throughout. Woodworm guarantee until November 2026. Lewes District Council Tax Band G.

Outside: The property is approached via a wide gravel driveway with sufficient off-street parking for up to five vehicles. There is a detached double garage with electric light and power, with a self-contained one bedroom apartment over accessed by an outdoor staircase up onto a decked area with commanding views across the garden to the Downs. The charming accommodation comprises double patio doors into an open plan Living Area with a well fitted Kitchenette to one side incorporating an integrated electric oven, electric ceramic hob with extractor hood, under counter space for fridge; double Bedroom and en suite Shower Room with shower cubicle, low level WC and hand wash basin.
The South-facing rear garden is a true feature of this property with a large expanse of lawn encompassing a vegetable garden, soft fruit area to one side and fruit trees all enclosed by hazel hurdle fence panels and mature planting. The mature oak tree to one side, colourful planting and the carefully crafted paved patio areas created to follow the sun throughout the day, complete the ambiance created by this pretty cottage. There is an outside brick-built shed, a greenhouse and a wooden garden shed providing plenty of space for cultivation and storage.


LOCATION:

Rodmell is a much sought after location. Nearby Monks House, the National Trust former home of author Virginia Woolf, makes it a popular destination for literary enthusiasts. The superb local pub is only a short walk and the stunning surrounding local countryside makes it ideal for walkers. The village is conveniently situated just 3 miles from the historic county town of Lewes with its comprehensive shopping, independent Depot cinema, range of cafes and restaurants and schooling for all ages. There is a fast and regular train service from Lewes main line railway station to London – Victoria in just over the hour. There is also a good bus service from the main road into Lewes and beyond. Newhaven with its ferry terminal to Dieppe is 4 miles away, and Brighton 7 miles. The famous Glyndebourne Opera House is situated on the edge of Ringmer approximately 7 miles distant.




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 Lewes office on 01273 474101.