For Sale 4 Bed House - Detached 

Main Street Northiam Guide Price £650,000

Property Features

Main Street, Northiam, East Sussex, TN31 6LA
Reception Rooms:4

Contact Agent

Ambellia, Main Road
TN31 6LP
Tel: 01797 253555

About the Property

Guide £650,000 – £675,000. An impressive four bedroom detached Grade II listed country house offering a prime central Village location providing immediate access to local amenities. Originally dating back the mid 1700’s this delightful home has until recently served it’s community as the former Village Forge and Post Office which ceased trading in 2014 under the present owners – now considered an excellent prospect for those seeking accommodation to facilitate working from home. To the ground floor enjoys spacious living comprising four reception rooms, a main sitting room with inglenook fireplace and adjoining dining room, main living room with wood burning stove, charming garden room with french doors to the rear gardens, a central breakfast room then serves a kitchen overlooking the rear gardens with useful porch and cloakroom. To the first floor a spacious landing serves three main bedrooms including a generous master with en-suite shower room, main family bathroom and additional cloakroom. To the second floor offers a further attic bedroom and study area. Outside enjoys a well proportioned level south facing rear garden with large paved terrace, planted borders, two workshops with power and lighting, greenhouse and detached garage. To the front offers off road parking over a shingled driveway. Offered CHAIN FREE by Rush Witt & Wilson – sole agents.

  • Impressive four bedroom detached Grade II listed country house
  • Prime central Village location providing immediate access to local amenities
  • Originally dating back the mid 1700's used as the former Village Post Office
  • Five reception rooms
  • Wealth of period features throughout
  • Three first floor bedrooms including a generous master with en-suite
  • Second floor 25' fourth bedroom
  • Private rear garden with paved terraces
  • Garage and large adjoining workshop

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Property Details


Shared entrance from road leading to a aggregate off road parking bay to front, access to side leading to garage with wrought iron gate to rear garden, access to outside boiler room with power and light, consumer unit, floor mounted Potterton boiler and plumbing for washing machine. Mature hedgerow and specimen trees to front, picket fence and gate from drive to pave path and front garden which is laid to lawn, a variety of planted rose and shrub beds, access to western elevation, external lighting, gutter fed water butts, painted hardwood front door with side lights.

Entrance hall

Accessed via hardwood front door with side lights, Oak flooring with inset coir matting, painted four panel door to sitting room, exposed ceiling joinery, decorative leaded stained glass window and studded Oak door with decorative leaded viewing pane central breakfast room, selection of wall lights, wall mounted alarm panel, turned carpeted staircase to first floor landing with storage space below.

Sitting room

5.38m x 3.76m (17'8 x 12'4)
Internal door from entrance hall, carpeted flooring, full height bay window to front aspect with radiator below, large inglenook fireplace with exposed brick work housing a freestanding cast iron multi-fuel stove upon a quarry tile hearth, built in shelving to alcoves, open access to dining room with exposed partition timbers, wall lighting, TV point.

Dining room

4.93m x 3.43m (16'2 x 11'3)
Dual access from both kitchen and breakfast room, engineered Oak flooring, array of exposed joinery, open access to main sitting room, windows to side elevations with radiator below, selection of wall lights.

Living room ( Former Post Office)

5.08m x 4.67m (16'8 x 15'4 )
Internal four panel door from breakfast room, engineered Oak flooring, double aspect room with full height bay window to front with further leaded window to side with radiator below, corner fireplace housing a freestanding multi fuel wood burning stove upon a stone hearth with ornate surround, picture rail, ceiling lights, selection of power points, TV point.

Breakfast room

3.40m x 2.82m (11'2 x 9'3)
Studded Oak door with decorative leaded viewing pane from entrance hall, continuation of Oak flooring, decorative leaded stained glass window to entrance hall, selection of wall lighting, exposed joinery, open partition beams to kitchen area, internal four panel door to living room, wall mounted electric heater, half glazed door to porch serving cloakroom and garden room, further door to dining room,selection of power points.


Half glazed door from breakfast room, quarry tile flooring, internal doors to cloakroom and garden room.

Garden room

4.01m x 3.05m (13'2 x 10')
Internal half glazed door from lobby, Amtico flooring, double radiator, window to side, french doors with full height sidelights to the rear terrace and garden, wall lighting and power point, TV point.


Internal door from lobby, quarry tile flooring, traditional style WC, wall mounted ceramic basin with tile splash backs, single radiator, extractor fan an ceiling light


6.02m x 2.92m (19'9 x 9'7)
Step down from breakfast area, wood effect Amtico flooring, windows to rear elevations, kitchen hosts a selection of wood grain effect fitted base and wall units beneath stone effect laminated work surfaces, inset composite one and half bowl with mixer tap and rinser, Rangemaster Classic deluxe oven with a five ring gas hob, extractor over, access panel to loft, under counter space for dishwasher, quarry tile flooring to one end, inset ceiling down lights and exposed joinery, recess for freestanding fridge / freezer, porch to the opposing end, wall mounted heating thermostat and radiator, various above counter level power points, door to dining room, boot room to one end with quarry tile flooring, single radiator, softwood stable door to rear garden.

Stairs and landing

Turned carpeted staircase to first floor, timber and part glazed balustrade, storage cupboard with shelving, carpeted landing with leaded window to front aspect, ceiling light, radiator, door to attic rooms, exposed joinery, wall lighting.

Master bedroom

5.54m x 4.90m (18'2 x 16'1)
Steps from landing to painted ledged door, carpeted flooring, windows to front and side aspect each with radiators below, access panel to loft space above, internal door to en-suite shower room, selection of power points.

En-suite shower room

Pine door, carpeted flooring, pedestal wash basin with tiled splash back, single radiator, ceiling down lights, large shower enclosure with shower mixer.

Bedroom 2

3.96m x 3.66m (13' x 12')
Internal door, carpeted flooring, exposed joinery, leaded window to front with radiator below, cast iron Victorian style fireplace with painted surround and brick hearth, fitted cupboard and vanity area with basin to alcove, selection of power points, ceiling light, TV point.

Bedroom 3

3.84m x 3.23m (12'7 x 10'7)
Internal door, carpeted flooring, window to side with radiator below, wall lights, exposed joinery, selection of power points.


Painted ledged door, window to rear, exposed joinery, push flush WC, pedestal wash basin, single radiator, ceiling light, airing cupboard with slatted shelving.

Family bathroom

3.07m x 1.83m (10'1 x 6')
Internal ledged door, radiator, exposed joinery, obscure glazed window to rear, carpeted flooring, panelled bath with traditional fittings, mosaic tile splash backs, radiator, vanity unit with cupboards.

Stairs to attic level

Door from landing providing access to split staircase leading to second floor bedroom 4 and office / study, Velux window over.

Bedroom 4

7.82m x 2.36m (restricted headroom) (25'8 x 7'9 (r
Internal door, carpeted flooring, exposed joinery, down lights, dormer window to front aspect, access to attic, wall mounted electric radiator.

Office / study

3.35m x 2.95m (restricted headroom) (11' x 9'8 (re
Painted door, carpeted flooring, exposed joinery, down lights, leaded window to rear, various power points.

Rear garden

Private south facing rear garden with substantial paved terrace spanning the width of the rear elevations, wrought iron gate to side and garage, steps leading to a level rear lawn hosting a selection of planted beds enclosed by close board feather edged fencing, mature trees, external lighting, shingled path to side leading to an insulated workshop complete with alarm, power and lighting, selection of gutter fed water butts, paved terrace with pergola to far end of the garden providing a delightful private seating area, greenhouse over hard standing, large workshop adjoining internally to garage complete with power supply and lighting, two wells.


Manual up and over door, power and lighting, internal access to adjoining workshop to far end.

Agents note

None of the services or appliances mentioned in these sale particulars have been tested. It should also be noted that measurements quoted are given for guidance only and are approximate and should not be relied upon for any other purpose.


Mains gas central heating system.
Mains drainage.
Local Authority - Rother District Council. Band F.


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