A delightful Grade II listed three bedroom cottage with over half an acre of attractive gardens.
Ship Cottage is a Grade II listed cottage of immense charm and character which is believed to date originally from 1576 with later18th,19th and 20th additions.
Located along a country lane, just over 1.5 miles to the north of Rye, this charming property occupies an elevated position in attractive gardens of 0.55 of an acre.
Over the ground floor is a part vaulted and panelled hall with staircase to the first floor, beamed sitting and dining rooms are located within the oldest part of the house with inglenook fireplaces and wood burning stoves and garden vistas through pretty leaded light windows.
The kitchen/breakfast room has terracotta tiled flooring and features painted Fired Earth cupboards, an oil fired Aga (for hot water) an electric Aga Companion and space for various white goods. Off the kitchen is a study/home office with solid oak flooring, large leaded light window and stable door opening to the garden. Off the panelled hall is a bathroom which completes the ground floor accommodation.
On the first floor are three bedrooms and a family bathroom. Bedrooms one and two both have exposed wood flooring and enjoy an outlook to the front over the garden.
Ship Cottage is approached via double gates opening to a wide drive leading up to a Heritage-style two bay cart lodge.
The gardens extend to over 0.50 of an acre, with clipped yew hedging, gently sloping lawns, yorkstone and brick paths, deep herbaceous borders, a cloud hedge and walnut, plum and flowering cherry trees.
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This cottage is a real gem, with an abundance of character sitting in pretty gardens and within 1.5 miles of Rye, it's a must see!Leanne GammonProperty agent