An attached Grade II Listed 15th Century 4 bed, 4 bathroom former Inn, full of character, set in part walled gardens, with views over the neighbouring church, located just off the village green. 2 reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, extensive attic space. Detached outbuilding with annexe potential. Osp.
An attached Grade II Listed 15th Century 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom former Inn, full of character and period features, set in part walled gardens, enjoying views over the neighbouring Norman church, situated in a tucked away position just off the village green. 2 reception rooms, recently fitted kitchen/breakfast room, extensive attic space. Detached outbuilding with annexe potential. Parking. Legend has it that Queen Elizabeth I enjoyed a meal cooked in the bread oven of Old Hayes Inn whilst on her way to Rye in 1573.
Accommodation List: Sitting-room incorporating bar area, stairs to first floor, snug, lobby, shower room, hallway, utility room, kitchen/breakfast room, first-floor landing, inner hallway, master bedroom, en-suite shower room, 'Jack & Jill bathroom, two double bedrooms, one with en-suite, stairs to second floor, double bedroom, extensive attic storage space. Parking area, gardens to front and side, detached outbuilding, 'Rose Cottage' with lapsed planning for conversion. Gfch.
Old wooden door to:
Sitting-Room: Two leaded light windows to the front. Extensive exposed timbers with down post. Large exposed brick inglenook fireplace with Bresummer beam over, inset with cast-iron Woodwarm multi fuel stove on brick hearth with former bread oven to side. Part old brick floor. Door to stairs to first-floor. Incorporating bar area with wooden counters, storage shelves exposed timbers. Leaded light window to the side. Opens to:
Snug: Leaded light windows to the side and front, door leading out to the side. Part vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers and glass covered lit well feature.
Small side lobby: Door to the side garden. Door to:
Shower Room: Small window to the rear. Fitted with white WC, small wall mounted wash hand basin and tiled shower cubicle. Exposed brick walls, inset ceiling lights.
Hallway: Leaded light window to the side, with old wooden door into the bar area. Doors to kitchen/breakfast room and:
Utility Room: Window to the side overlooking the garden with views of the church. Fitted with double base cupboard, laminate worktop over, plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer and further appliances. Exposed timbers.
Kitchen/breakfast Room: Double aspect with leaded light windows to both sides. Exposed ceiling timbers and wall beams. Fitted with range of white base and wall units with worktop over inset with double ceramic sink, plumbing for dishwasher, integrated larder fridge, shelved storage cupboards. Former exposed brick fireplace, inset with cupboards and range style cooker, large Bresummer beam over. Matching island unit with breakfast bar. Bookshelves. TV point. Wooden floor.
First-Floor Landing: Exposed timbers. Door to cupboard housing gas fired boiler servicing hot water and central heating. Stairs to the second floor. Door to inner hallway leading to:
Bedroom One: Double aspect with leaded light windows to both sides, enjoying view over the historic neighbouring church. Extensive exposed timbers. Cast-iron fire surround. Door to:
En-Suite Shower Room: Leaded light window to side. White suite comprising WC, wash hand basin, double shower cubicle. Three light spot track. Vinyl floor.
Bedroom: Leaded light window to side. Extensive exposed timbers. Wall light points. Double doored wardrobe cupboard with hanging rail. Door to 'Jack and Jill'.
Bathroom: Fitted with white suite comprising rectangular hand basin set into white double doored storage unit with tiled splash backs, panelled bath with shower over, glass shower screen to side. Extensive exposed timbers. Chrome ladder style towel rail. Door to separate WC with small window to side. Door back to the landing.
Bedroom: Two windows to the front. Extensive wall and ceiling beams, exposed brick fireplace inset with cast-iron wood burning stove on matching brick hearth. Wardrobe cupboard with hanging rail. Door to:
En-suite Bathroom: Small leaded light window to the front. White suite comprising wash hand basin set into white double doored storage cabinet, WC, panelled bath set into tiled recess with telephone shower over, glass shower screen to side. White ladder style heated towel rail.
Stairs to second floor landing: Door to eaves storage cupboard. Door to extensive attic storage space(with some reduced head height) comprising a series of three inter-linked rooms.
Bedroom: Leaded light window to the front. Part sloping ceiling, exposed timbers, large double doored wardrobe cupboard with matching single shelved cupboard alongside.
Outside: The property is approached over a private road leading to the off road parking area. The gardens are arranged to the side and rear of the house, fully enclosed with beautiful old brick wall, picket fencing, mainly laid to lawn with planted borders, enjoying views over the historic neighbouring church. Included in the garden is 'Rose Cottage', a large detached brick outbuilding with lapsed planning permission to convert to a self-contained 2 bedroom annexe which offers excellent potential for a number of purposes (Rother District Council ref rr/2015/598L). There is also an outside W.C. Adjoining the house.
Floor Area: 274m2 (2,949 ft2) Approx.
Services: Mains electricity and drainage are connected. Well water supply with mains back up. Gas-fired central heating.
EPC Rating : 'N/A'
Local Authority: Rother District Council.
Council Tax Band : 'F'
Transport Links: The Motorway network (M25) can be easily accessed at Junction 5 to the north of Sevenoaks via the A21. Rail services to London are available from Robertsbridge, Etchingham and Rye (with connections via Ashford to St Pancras (37 minutes and to Europe via Eurostar).
Directions: Travelling on the A28 through Northiam, at the south end of the village, turn left into Hayes Plat halfway along the village green. Immediately bear left through the gate onto the private road. Old Hayes Inn will be found ahead with parking in front of the picket fence.
Viewing: All viewings by appointment only. A member of our team will conduct all viewings, whether or not the vendors are in residence.