A detached , square kiln oast house, tucked away from the road. Mostly open plan ground floor accommodation comprising two reception rooms, stylish kitchen/ breakfast room with Aga, utility room, three bedrooms, 2 en-suite. Secluded gardens and paddocks of 7 acres (tbv) P/P to substantially extend. Chain Free. Read more
A detached , square kiln oast house, tucked away from the road. Mostly open plan ground floor accommodation comprising two reception rooms, stylish kitchen/ breakfast room with Aga, utility room, three bedrooms, 2 en-suite. Secluded gardens and paddocks of 7 acres (tbv) P/P to substantially extend. Chain Free.
Offered Chain Free - A detached , unlisted converted square kiln oast house, tucked away from the road down a private driveway on the outskirts of the village conveniently located for local amenities and only four miles from Rye.
Benefiting from mostly open plan ground floor accommodation comprising two reception rooms along with a stylish kitchen/ breakfast room with Aga and separate utility room, there are three first floor bedrooms, two with en-suite facilities and a separate cloakroom.
Outside the secluded gardens and two enclosed paddocks measure 7 acres (tbv) Planning permission is in place for a two storey extension to create further living accommodation or 2 bedroom self contained annexe .
Location & History: Oast Cottage located on the rural outskirts of Peasmarsh within the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The ancient Cinque Port town of Rye is just over 4 miles away with its picturesque views across the marsh, period buildings, cobbled streets and offering a mix of recreational and cultural facilities. Camber Sands, the only sand beach in East Sussex is approximately 15 minutes drive away.
The Norman village church, dedicated to St Peter and Paul, lies about one mile (1.6 km) from the village; it is thought the village centre was moved after the Black Death plague. It has a wonderful Norman chancel arch, decorated with carvings of stylised heraldic animals. The bells are of great antiquity, four of them were cast in 1631.
LOCALITY: The village is well served by a locally renowned independent supermarket with a full range of services including petrol station and small garden centre. There are also two public houses and Flackley Ash country house hotel with a leisure centre close by. Ashford International Station is some 25 minutes drive away with trains to St Pancras and Eurostar services to Europe.
The Motorway network can be accessed at Junction 8 or 9 (M20) or to the north the M25 at Junction 5 north of Sevenoaks.
The Area is renowned for the quality, choice and commitment to excellence of its educational system in both the public and private sector. Noteworthy schools in the area include: Vinehall, Claremont, St Ronan's, Marlborough House, Buckswood and Benenden in the private sector . Peasmarsh village primary school is located in School Lane while Beckley, Wittersham, Tenterden and Rye offer further schools in both the primary and secondary age groups.
Covered porch, with oak posts to part glazed oak front door to:
Kitchen / breakfast room: 7.50m x 3.50m Two wooden double glazed window to the front (throughout the house) Fitted with comprehensive range of cream painted base and wall units with wood block worktop over. Central island unit. Gas fired Aga with electric companion alongside. Integrated Whirlpool fridge. Painted ceiling beams. Tiled floor, spot light track. Door to lobby. Space for breakfast table. Square archway opening to:
Dining room: 5.00m x 3.00m Two windows to the rear. Tiled floor, book shelves. Painted ceiling beams. Opening to:
Sitting room: 6.70m x 5.00m Triple aspect room with windows to front, side and rear along with two sets of double opening doors to the front and side. Feature exposed brick fireplace inset with cast iron wood burning stove on matching brick hearth. Painted ceiling beams. Tiled floor with underfloor heating. Door to large under stairs storage cupboard. Turned wooden staircase to the first floor.
Lobby: Alpha gas fired boiler servicing central heating and hot water.
Utility / Cloakroom: Window to side. Part panelled walls. Fitted with WC and wash basin. Utility area with plumbing for washing machine, cupboards above.
Wooden staircase to:
First floor landing: Part galleried with twin Velux windows to the rear. Large eaves storage area. Matching doors to all rooms. Wooden floor. Inset ceiling lights.
Master Bedroom: 4m x 3.7m Double aspect with windows to front and side. Wooden floor. Double doored wardrobe cupboard with hanging rail.
En-suite bathroom: Velux window to the rear. Fitted with white suite comprising WC, wash hand basin and panelled bath. Part tiled walls, wooden floor. Inset ceiling lights, mirror.
Bedroom two: 3.90m x 3.50m Window to the front enjoying far reaching rural views. Wooden floor. Shelved storage cupboard, bookshelves.
Bedroom three: 3.80m x 2.60m Window to the front enjoying far reaching rural views . Wooden floor.
En-suite shower room: Window to side. Fitted with shower cubicle and wash hand basin. Inset ceiling lights, tiled floor. Ladder style towel rail.
From the landing, door to:
Cloakroom: Small wooden window to side. Fitted with WC. Tiled floor.
Outside: The property is well set back from the road and is approached over an unmade track passing a detached brick built carport. A wooden five bar gate gives access to the inner gravelled driveway with ample parking and turning area. A terrace area extends to the front and the side of the property for al fresco dining. The garden is mainly laid to level lawn with planted beds and borders and a summer house. A pergola covered pathway leads to the detached brick outbuilding, ideally suited for a variety of uses including stabling. Gates from the garden give access to the two paddocks one to the side and one to the front. The gardens and grounds are believed to measure 7 acres in total (tbv).
Agents Note: The property also benefits from planning permission to demolish the existing outbuilding and create further accommodation with a glass linked walkway. We understand that planning has been obtained and now provides an annexe option or an extension of the main residence forming additional living space.
Services: Mains electricity, gas and water are connected. Private drainage.
EPC RATING: D
COUNCIL TAX BAND: F
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Rother District Council
Transport Links: Commuters are served by the railway station of Robertsbridge (12 miles) which provides regular services to London/Charing Cross and Cannon Street, whilst Ashford International and Euro-tunnel provide excellent links to Europe.
DIRECTIONS: From Northiam on the A28 take the B2088 towards Beckley and Rye. Proceed through Beckley and at the junction turn right towards Peasmarsh on the A268. On entering the 40 mph speed limit with the Peasmarsh village sign on the left proceed for a short distance to the brow of the hill, turn right onto the track that lies between a wooden garage, sign posted Lobs Cottage on the left and a galvanised gate on your right. Oast Cottage will be found at the end of the track.
VIEWING: All viewings by appointment through our office. A member of the team will conduct all viewings, whether or not the vendors are in residence.
Property at a glance
Detached unlisted oast house
Open plan ground floor
Kitchen/breakfast room with Aga
Three double bedrooms, two en-suite
7 acres of glorious garden and paddocks
Outbuilding with potential
Planning permission to Extend Annexe/Addition Accom