Guide price £575,000
A charming Victorian attached residence providing well proportioned and versatile accommodation in a peaceful location within the village of Brede. The Well House is a charming Victorian attached residence presenting attractive elevations of brick and fish-scale tiles under a slate roof with ornamental barge boards. The property has been sympathetically extended to create a versatile and characterful home. There are tall sash windows along with a range of statement period fireplaces, deep skirting boards and decorative cornicing and plasterwork. The versatile accommodation is of good proportions with lofty ceiling heights and is arranged predominantly on the ground floor. The living space is currently arranged to provide four generous reception rooms, each one displaying an individual antique fireplace. The dining room benefits from a gas fired ''wood burner' and French doors to the terrace. It is conveniently set next to the kitchen which is fitted with a range of cabinets and integral appliances. The ground floor bedroom benefits from an adjacent shower room and the first-floor bedroom has not only a bathroom alongside but a vaulted dressing room. It should be noted that the reception rooms and bedrooms are easily interchangeable depending on individual family needs. Outside, the mature gardens are predominantly laid to lawn, encompassed by established hedges and include a range of fruit trees including apples, pears and Walnut. There is clipped box hedging at the front of the house and a York stone paved terrace which is where the well (from which the property derives its name) is situated. This creates a delightful setting to enjoy views over the gardens and landscape beyond. The pretty garage has a thatched roof and double doors leading to its interior which has a useful storage area above. Power and light are connected. A similarly attractive thatched summerhouse has been designed in keeping with the garage and could be converted into a home office, subject to any necessary planning. The property is approached via a picket fence to a private driveway adjacent to the garage and there is secondary pedestrian access accessed from behind the garage. FEATURES - Front door leading to entrance vestibule with original floor tiles and window to side - Rear hall with oak flooring and stairs giving access to 1st floor landing with Heritage roof light - Elegant reception room with impressive solid marble period fireplace - Reception room with decorative open fireplace with surround featuring cherub motif and original tiles - Dining room with ornamental fireplace housing gas fired ''wood-burning stove' and French doors to terrace - Reception room with a trio of windows and fireplace housing a cast iron insert with Art Deco tiles - Kitchen including fitted cabinets with granite worktops and including cooker, dishwasher and washing machine - Ground floor double bedroom with adjacent shower room - First floor double bedroom with vaulted dressing room and views to the front over garden and field opposite - First floor bathroom including white suite with neutral tiling and separate shower cubicle - Generous mature gardens with terrace, original well and a range of fruit trees - Delightful brick built thatched summerhouse - Detached brick built thatched garage with power and light in situ and store above SITUATION The property is located in Brede and ideally situated to take advantage of local shops and facilities in the village. Nearby Rye offers more comprehensive shops, restaurants and cultural events. Nearby public footpaths give access to lovely walks over neighbouring countryside and Brede Woods are on the door-step providing further opportunities for rambling and family recreation. Schools in the area cater for children of all ages in both the state and private sector include Brede Primary School, Northiam Primary School, Vinehall School at Robertsbridge, Battle Abbey School, Buckswood School at Guestling, Claverham Community College at Battle and Robertsbridge Community College. The A21 gives access to the M25 for Gatwick and Heathrow airports and the M20 to Dover, Folkestone and Ashford International which provides high speed services to London St Pancras in only 37 minutes and to the Continent. Alternatively, Robertsbridge and Battle provides services direct to London main line stations in about 80 minutes or Rye offers a shuttle service to Ashford International in about 20 minutes. A21 3 miles - Rye 8 miles Robertsbridge 7.5 miles - Battle 6 miles (All distances are approximate) PROPERTY INFORMATION - Services: Gas central heating system. Mains electricity, water and drainage. - Local Authority: Rother District Council. - Council Tax band (2020/21): C. - Fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation. VIEWINGS Strictly by appointment through Jackson-Stops. Tel: 01580 720000 DIRECTIONS Take the A28 south from Tenterden, passing through Newenden and Northiam. Go through Broad Oak to Cackle Street. Go past the bus stop, red phone box and post box and continue for a short distance and turn right into Pottery Lane. The property will be found on the right, just before St Mary's Close.
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