Boormans Cottage, Whitebread Lane
Beckley, Rye, East Sussex, TN31 6UA
A 4 Bedroom Detached Former Granary Conversion set with delightful,
generous size gardens of approximately 0.5 acre which include a detached
former Cart Barn in need of total renovation, situated in a rural yet not isolated
location between the popular villages of Beckley & Northiam, enjoying
beautiful views of surrounding open countryside
Kitchen Dining Room
Detached former Cart Lodge (in need of total renovation)
Off street parking
Guide Price £450,000
Boormans Cottage is a charming detached former granary conversion which we understand
originally dates back to the 1800’s with brick and part tile hung elevations set under a Kent
peg tiled roof, set in generous gardens of approximately 0.5 acre. Also included with the
property is a detached former Cart Barn which requires total renovation (currently only
used for storage).
Internally the Cottage is light, airy and full of character with exposed beams, stripped
timber doors and a wood burning stove (new). The accommodation is arranged over two
floors which includes a good size Sitting Room, Kitchen Dining Room, 4 bedrooms and 2
To the rear is a generous Entrance Lobby, half glazed on 3 sides, enjoying glorious views of
the beautiful gardens and beyond, with stable door leading into:
Garden & Views
Kitchen Dining Room, double aspect with tiled floor, exposed ceiling timbers, staircase
ascending to the 1 Floor and door to Inner Hallway. Kitchen fitted with cream
coloured traditional style base/wall cabinets set under wood effect work top with inset
ceramic Belfast sink & concealed boiler. Appliances comprise Rangemaster range
cooker (electric) & integrated dishwasher.
Sitting Room, good size room with exposed ceiling timbers and wood burning stove
(new) with brick surround/hearth. Double aspect views, with French double doors
opening to rear garden.
Inner Hall with useful built in storage cupboard.
Shower Room, with large walk in shower, and separate W.C. off. Two windows to rear.
An open tread timber staircase leads to the double aspect 1 Floor Landing, with old oak
bannister and wrought iron spindles, together with beautiful far reaching rural views to
both front and back.
Master Bedroom, double aspect with glorious views of garden and beyond.
Bedroom 2, double room with built in storage and garden views to side/rear.
Bedrooms 3 and 4, with views to rear/side.
Family Bathroom, with traditional built in white cast iron bath and chrome hot/cold
taps. Hand basin with storage below, W.C. and heated towel rail. Window to rear.
Grounds and Gardens
Boormans Cottage is set within large gardens totalling approximately 0.5 acre which are
currently split into two, divided by a low level brick wall and hedging, with a gate for access
At the entrance is a brick paved driveway for off road parking, with access to the main
gardens adjoining the house. The delightful, mature gardens are laid predominantly to
lawn, interspersed with an abundance of trees, shrubs and herbaceous beds which include
two cherry trees, rhododendron, azaleas, weigela, bamboo and lupins. There is also a
detached former Cart Barn, with brick/timber elevations set under a Kent peg tile roof
(approx size 31’6 x 13’) which offers a project requiring total renovation. To the rear end of
the garden are two greenhouses.
The second area of garden is laid to lawn with an area of hard standing at the entrance and
several small sheds. There are double timber gates leading in from the lane, allowing for
independent access if required (at present the area just houses a few chickens).
The whole plot adjoins open fields to the rear, enjoying rural views.
The property is set in a semi-rural location on the
A268 between Northiam and Beckley, enjoying
views of open countryside in all directions. Nearby
Northiam village is well known for it’s beautiful
15 century historic Great Dixter House with
gardens and offers good local facilities including 2
general stores, Post Office, bakery, ironmongers,
doctors’ surgery, vet, optician, village primary
school and church. More comprehensive amenities
may be found in the picturesque Cinque Port
towns of Tenterden (8 miles) and Rye (6 miles).
For education there is a wide choice of private and
state schools available in the area for children of
all ages. For travel to London, there are regular
rail services from Rye (via Ashford which also
offers the high speed link to St Pancras in 37
minutes and services to the Continent via
From Tenterden head south west on the A28
through Rolvenden and after approximately 5
miles turn left at the ‘T’ junction onto the A28
(towards Hastings). Continue on this road, over
the railway crossing and take the first left turn
A268 to Rye. Continue for just under 2 miles and
the property will be found on the right hand side.
Service Charge: Mains electricity & water with oil
fired central heating and private drainage
Local Authority: East Sussex County Council
By appointment via the agent
Mon to Fri 9.00am to 5.30pm
Saturday 9.30am to 4.00pm
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