For Sale 3 Bed House - Detached 

Watermill Lane, Icklesham, Winchelsea Guide Price £565,000

Property Features

Watermill Lane, Icklesham, East Sussex, TN36 4AP
Reception Rooms: 3
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 1

Contact Agent

The Estate Office 20 Cinque Ports Street
The Estate Office 20 Cinque Ports Street
East Sussex
TN31 7AD
Tel: 01797 224000

About the Property

Rush Witt & Wilson are pleased to offer a most attractive detached Grade II listed, double fronted cottage. Tree Cottage occupies an elevated position, set back from the lane and approached via a long driveway; the garden and grounds are a particular feature with a variety of mature trees and shrubs. From the front are far reaching rural views across farmland and towards the English Channel. The versatile accommodation is arranged over two floors and comprises three bedrooms, bathroom and cloakroom on the first floor. Three reception rooms, kitchen and cloakroom on the ground floor with a cellar beneath.
Detached garage and plenty of off road parking.
For further information and to arrange a viewing please call our Rye office on 01797 224000.

  • GRADE II Listed Cottage
  • Elevated Position Set Back From Lane
  • Three Bedrooms
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Cellar
  • Detached Garage
  • Ample Off Road Parking
  • Views Across Farmland & English Channel
  • Extensive Gardens & Grounds

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Property Details


The property occupies a rural setting on the outskirts of Icklesham, a popular East Sussex village located between the Ancient Cinque Port town of Rye and historic coastal town of Hastings. Local amenities include public houses / restaurants, community hall, primary school and parish church.

At nearby Winchelsea Beach there is access to miles of open shingle beach which extends from the cliffs at Fairlight to a nature reserve in Rye Harbour, this forms part of the stunning coastline of the Rye Bay which is also home to the famous Camber Sands.

Further shopping, sporting and recreational facilities can be found in the neighbouring towns of Rye and Hastings, each only a short drive away and also accessed via a regular bus service passing through the village.

Entrance Lobby

Stairs rise to the first floor.

Living Room

3.48 x 3.43 (11'5" x 11'3")
Double aspect room with picture window to the rear and sash window to the front, enjoying views over the garden and countryside beyond. Impressive inglenook styled brick fireplace with display / storage shelving to the side, connecting door to:

Dining Room

4.01 x 3.56 (13'1" x 11'8" )
Double aspect with windows to the rear and side, glazed panel door also to the side, door to:


3.51 x 3.4 (11'6" x 11'1")
Brick steps descend to a brick floored cellar with windows to the front and side elevation.

Inner Lobby

Family Room

3.6 x 3.5 (11'9" x 11'5")
Double aspect with two windows to the side elevation, further window to the front, a sealed connecting doorway back to the entrance lobby.


2.22 x 2.21 (7'3" x 7'3")
Single drainer stainless steel sink unit with space and plumbing beneath for a washing machine, space and point for electric cooker, space also for a fridge freezer, window to the side elevation.


1.65 x 1.24 (5'4" x 4'0")
Coloured suite comprising WC and wash had basin, window to the side elevation.

First Floor

Stairs rise from the entrance vestibule.

Bedroom 1

3.55 x 3.49 (11'7" x 11'5" )
Window to the front elevation. (See agent's note).

Bedroom 2

3.52 x 3.45 (11'6" x 11'3")
Window to the front elevation, a sealed fireplace with built in cupboards to the either side.


3.54 x 2.89 (11'7" x 9'5" )
Window to the side elevation, built in cupboards.


2.96 x 2.26 (9'8" x 7'4" )
White suite comprising double ended bath with center mounted mixer tap, pedestal wash basin, shelved airing cupboard housing an insulated hot water cylinder, window to the side elevation.


1.36 x 0.9 (4'5" x 2'11")
WC, window to the side elevation.


The property occupies a tucked away position with a winding drive providing access to a carport and garage as well as providing off road parking for several cars.

The extensive gardens and grounds extend predominantly to the front being gently sloping grassland with a variety of mature trees, shrubs and seasonal flowers. A paved terrace abuts the property with courtyard to the rear with deep well.

Agent's Note

Bedroom 1 is located above the family room and the floor has been removed to created a double height room beneath.

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.


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East Sussex
TN31 7AD
Tel: 01797 224000
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