Church Farm Cottage, East Guldeford, Rye, East Sussex

This property is now being taken to Best & Final Offers by Informal Tender with a closing of Wednesday 25th May at 12 noon.

Church Farm Cottage is located just to the East of Rye in an area known as East Guldeford. The cottage is situated within an entirely rural yet accessible location, only one mile from Rye Town centre. The A259 link road is at the end of the access drive and provides easy access into Rye, Camber and the surrounding towns and villages. Rye provides a comprehensive range of facilities and amenities along with national rail links and schooling. Rye’s national rail service links to Ashford where access to London St Pancras is available in 37 minutes via the high-speed rail service. It is believed proposals have been put forward to extend the high-speed link down to Rye in the next five years. Further links to the Eurostar and the continent are available at Ashford along with good motorway access with Junctions 9, 10 & 10A of the M20 providing access to the national motorway network.

Church Farm Cottage is a former farm worker’s cottage on the edge of the Romney Marsh. The property comprises a detached bungalow of cavity brick construction under a pitched interlocking clay tiled roof. The front porch and attached garage are both under flat felt roofs.

The dwelling was originally consented subject to an Agricultural Occupancy Condition in the 1970’s. Having originally been occupied by farming members of the vendor’s family, the dwelling has now been occupied by a non-farming family member for in excess of ten years in breach of this occupancy condition and a Certificate of Lawful Use (CLUED) application has been submitted to the Council under Planning Reference: RR/2022/854/O. A decision is due on 30th May 2022 and any offers should be made on the assumption that the CLUED application has been approved.

Outside there are lawned gardens to the front sides and rear of the property with a leylandii screening to the south providing privacy. Attached to the dwelling is the Garage which is of brick construction under a flat felt roof.

In addition to the residential curtilage there is approximately 3.87 acres of Agricultural Land which is situated to the east and west of the dwelling and provides security on both boundaries. The land is classified as Grade II on the Agricultural Land Classification Plan for England & Wales and is all laid down to grass and is grazed by a local farmer’s sheep to keep the grass in order. The eastern parcel has recently turned into a wetland area where several wildfowl birds and species are seen throughout the year.

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Asking Price £450,000

1011 square feet

4.26 acres

2 bedrooms

1 bathrooms

A former farm worker’s 2-bed cottage in the centre of the Romney Marsh with easy access into Rye, with paddock land, good views and potential.  Extending in total to 4.26 acres. For sale by Informal Tender – Closing Date Wednesday 25th May at 12 noon. 

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