For Sale £200,000 - Apartment
Nick Forman understands the allure of Rye and knows a great deal about the area, as such he was pleased to take on this interesting property, bags of character and lots of original features and a deceptive amount of space. If you are looking for a property for sale in Rye that reflects the medieval nature of the town this could be the one for you.
A first floor 2 bedroom leasehold apartment occupying the first floor of this stunning Grade 1* listed building in Rye High Street. An ideal ‘lock up and leave’ or investment opportunity which couldn’t be more central to the town. The rooms are of a good size overall and there is potential to personalise the property and to the front there are ‘box seat’ views of St Mary’s church and to the rear views over the town.
The Old Grammar School is a unique building with lovely red brick elevations, a very prominent landmark building and on the ground floor is Grammar School Records, a long standing business with a large following. There are 2 apartments in the building, each occupying their respective floors and the courtyard garden to the rear is for communal use.
The main door from the High Street which serves the apartments opens into an archway and passage on the right hand side of the building and a common entrance opens into an entrance hall with stairs to first floor. The front door opens through to the open plan sitting/dining room with kitchen area, overall measuring 24’3” x 12’7” narrowing to 9’2” with wood effect flooring throughout. The sitting room has a deep leaded light window overlooking the George Hotel and St Mary’s Church, throughout the apartment the ceiling heights average 8’8”.
The kitchen area is fitted with pine fronted base and eye level units with tile effect work surface, stainless steel sink unit, free standing gas cooker, cupboard with space for fridge, walk in wardrobe/study, 9’x 4’9”, fitted with a range of adjustable shelving, hanging rail and desk unit.
From the sitting room there is an open plan lobby and bedroom 1, 12’7” x 9’7”, wood effect flooring and views along the High Street and Lion Street. Bedroom 2, 11’7” x 10’9” (maximum into bed recess ), overhead cupboards, concealed internal fire escape/ secondary staircase, mullioned leaded light window to rear with far reaching views across Rye; recessed cupboard housing gas fired central heating boiler. Bathroom, 8’4” x 5’, and suite of corner bath with shower curtain and rail, pedestal basin and to one wall what remains of the original fireplace, a feature of the property, separate w.c.
To the rear is a brief shared courtyard garden with sitting out area.
Leasehold. Existing lease is currently being renewed. Ground Rent approximately £50 per annum. Maintenance approximately £650 per annum.
From Landgate continue up Hilders Cliffe onto the High Street, in due course you will see The Old Grammar School, on your right, opposite Lion Street.
STRICTLY BY APPOINTMENT VIA FOXWOOD MACLEAN RYE 01797 229922