Enticing properties on the market in Rye
The historic market town of Rye and it surrounding villages has seen continuous strength and growth in the property market as this pretty Ancient Cinque Port Town grows in popularity. Rye enjoys the best of all worlds with close proximity to the sea and its own fishing fleet to the weekly farmer’s market offering produce from the surrounding area of outstanding natural beauty.
The town of Rye itself is steeped in local history having been rebuilt following a French raid in 1377 and today has pretty cobbled streets surrounding the beautiful Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin, originally built in 12th Century by the Abbey of Fecamp in Northern France who owned this part of the south coast at the time. The town boasts 297 listed properties in a variety of styles of architecture from halftimber houses, which have then been covered in mathematical tiles to simulate bricks, or painted weatherboard elevations often concealing ancient timber framing, to genuine Georgian houses, rarer Carolean buildings and later Victorian cottages.
Consider it Done have a variety of properties for sale within the heart of the town including Landgate House, an exceptional 3500 sq.ft Grade II listed property that is being brought to the market for the first time in 85 years. This landmark property situated opposite the towns last remaining arched entrance gate known as The Landgate, is arranged over four storeys and offers a mix of commercial and residential accommodation. The property offers versatile accommodation arranged at the front in a timber frame 16th century house with later Georgian rear elevations boasting a wealth of character features including a large medieval Gothic vaulted cellar, many original timber and tiled floors, Georgian balustrade staircase, original doors and fireplaces. This period property also benefits from a generous private rear mature garden providing an oasis of calm.
Alternatively, on offer is 13 West Street an attached Georgian town house set on the corner of Mermaid Street and West Street two of Rye’s pretty cobbled streets. This four storey town house sits in a prominent position offering versatile accommodation as it has been previously used as a tea room, art gallery, and shop over the ground and basement levels. This property offers opportunity to be returned to a four bedroom, three bathroom house, with large living and entertaining space.
Smaller properties on offer are 7 Wish Ward, a pretty two bedroom semi detached Georgian style house with a private rear courtyard backing onto the old town wall of Rye. This two storey house offers two double bedrooms, upstairs bathroom, double aspect living room and fully fitted kitchen, all with easy access to all the town amenities. Or alternatively, a three storey tile hung semi detached house known as The Cottage on the Corner has a great holiday let opportunity overlooking the attractive Landgate Square gardens and providing two double bedrooms, two bathrooms, large living room with inglenook fireplace with wood burner, kitchen and paved courtyard garden.
For more information on any of the above properties or to see the full range of available stock view www.cidproperty.co.uk or contact Nigel Anderson MRICS and his dedicated team at Consider It Done, Rye’s Independent Chartered Surveyor Estate Agents,who are on hand to provide their dedicated local knowledge and bespoke personalised service to all clients, making the process of buying and selling as stress free as possible.
To find out more contact Consider It Done on Tel: 01797 224852