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4 Bed Detached House  For Sale  Peasmarsh  Rye  East Sussex  TN31  - £800,000

For Sale
The Express Estate Agency is proud to offer this Grade II Listed Detached House which has an abundance of charm, character and individual architecture. According to the English Heritage documents, this property was purchased by a Mr Hampton in 1937, who employed the renowned architect Blunden Shadbolt to renovate, extend and alter the house and that his extraordinary and ambitious designs 'resulted in a truly delightful and bewildering result'.

Internally, the accommodation is arranged over multiple levels with an abundance of character which includes; exposed timbers, casement windows some with leaded lights, oak flooring and internal doors.

From the entrance, a solid oak front door opens to;
ENTRANCE HALL - Leaded-light windows to front and rear, oak flooring, built-in cupboard, exposed timbers and doors to;
CLOAKROOM � Comprising a low-level WC, wall-mounted wash-hand basin, leaded-light window to the side.
Door to LOGGIA
WALK-IN STORE ROOM - Oak flooring, wash-hand basin inset to worktop, leaded-light window to the rear.
INNER VESTIBULE - Leaded-light window to the front, exposed timbers, oak floor and open to;
DRAWING ROOM - Double height room, minstrels gallery, Inglenook fireplace with exposed brick beehive canopy and bressumer over, low-level leaded-light deep bay window, staircases to each wing. Walk-through to;
SITTING ROOM/SNUG � A stable door leads out to the garden, exposed timbers, feature fireplace with inset wood burning stove, leaded-light windows to rear and side. Door to;
DINING ROOM - Feature rendered Inglenook Fireplace with bressumer over, exposed timbers, leaded-light windows to side.
DINING KITCHEN � Fitted with a range of wall and base units with tiled worktop over, Oil-fired double oven Aga, built-in electric oven & 4-ring gas hob. From the Dining area there is a door to a walk-in pantry with shelving, further boot room with door to Cloakroom and access to stairs down to cellar. Vaulted ceiling, terracotta tiled floor.
UTILITY ROOM - Leaded-light window to the side, space for a range of appliances and exposed timbers.
From the Drawing Room there is a staircase that leads to the Master Wing with split landing leading to;

MASTER BEDROM � Exposed timbers and central post, leaded-light windows, fitted with a range of built-in cupboards. Other side of landing leading to;
EN-SUITE BATHROOM � Comprising a corner bath, separate shower cubicle, pedestal wash-hand basin, low-level WC, built-in cupboards and leaded-light window to the front.

Second Staircase from the Drawing Room leads up to the separate wing of the property with a galleried landing and 'Minstrels' gallery currently (used as a study area). From this landing there are steps to;
CLOAKROOM � Comprising a low-level WC and leaded-light window to the rear.
BATHROOM � Comprising a roll-top enamel bath with shower over, vanity basin with cupboard under, exposed timbers and leaded-light window to the rear garden.
BEDROOM TWO � Feature fireplace, leaded-light windows to the side, door to eaves wardrobe area.
BEDROOM THREE � Leaded-light windows to the rear and side, fireplace recess and exposed beams.
Staircase up to attic space with doors to;

BEDROOM FOUR � Double room with exposed beams and built-in wardrobe.
BATHROOM � Comprising a corner bath with shower mixer-tap over, low-level WC, pedestal wash-hand basin and leaded-light window to the rear.


The property is approached down a private lane which leads to a six-bar gate that opens onto the driveway. The driveway provides off road parking for multiple vehicles and has access to the Detached Double Garage and Workshop.

The Mature Gardens are of approximately 0.8 of an acre and are mainly laid to lawn. There are mature trees/shrubs/plants, a rose garden, former vegetable garden, summerhouse and a south-facing Loggia.

The outbuildings include a �Pump House� that still houses antique machinery, a Detached Double Garage and a Workshop.

Early viewing is highly recommended due to the property being realistically priced.


These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate are set out as a general guideline and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Intending Purchasers should not rely on them as statements of representation of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. Please note that we have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services including gas central heating and so cannot verify they are in working order or fit for their purpose. Furthermore, Solicitors should confirm moveable items described in the sales particulars and, in fact, included in the sale since circumstances do change during the marketing or negotiations. Although we try to ensure accuracy, if measurements are used in this listing, they may be approximate. Therefore if intending Purchasers need accurate measurements to order carpeting or to ensure existing furniture will fit, they should take such measurements themselves. Photographs are reproduced general information and it must not be inferred that any item is included for sale with the property.

To be confirmed by the Vendor�s Solicitors

Vacant possession upon completion

Viewing strictly by appointment through The Express Estate Agency
These are for general guidance only. You are responsible to confirm accuracy by inspection.