Description Brede Court is a sizeable property which has provided a multitude of uses over the years. After being with this family for over 20 years, the property is now available and offers versatile accommodation across 2 floors. Extended in the 1980's and rewired in 1997, with some adjustment, this unlisted and detached home offers the opportunity to fulfil a multitude of uses and provide income if desired.
Location Brede is a village and a civil parish in the Rother district of East Sussex. It is located 8 miles north of Hastings and 4 miles west of Rye. The village has a great community feel and provides several local amenities. There is a village shop, the parish church of St George, two pubs, a bakery, a variety of social clubs including Scouts/Brownies and a local cricket club. Brede High Woods is just a short walk away with 740 acres of well-maintained woodlands and tracks. Battle station (7.7 miles) offers direct services into Charing Cross and Cannon Street. The property is in the middle of two walks the "Doleham" and "Broad Oak" walk.
There is a bus stop about 50 meters away in front and opposite the Red Lion Inn. The Red Lion is a family run 15th Century free house serving an interesting range of freshly cooked dishes. The menu features local fish from Hastings & Rye, meat from Bexhill, locally sourced vegetables and wild mushrooms from Brede High Woods and real Ales from independent family brewers. For a wider range of facilities, the popular towns of Hastings, Rye, Winchelsea and Battle provide a more comprehensive selection of shops, restaurants, pubs, Doctor's and facilities. Brede benefits from its own Primary School and there is a wide selection of Primary, Secondary, Grammar and Private schools in the area.
History Brede Court is a country house was built in 1928. The current vendors have lived there for 22 years. Originally a vicarage, set on the edge of the Brede Valley it is in a central position for sightseeing. It has been a training centre and a successful Bed & Breakfast with 6 guest bedrooms, one of which is on the ground floor.
Ground Floor Spanning over 4,600 square feet, Brede Court is suitable for a variety of uses. Having been used as a training centre and as a Bed & Breakfast, there are a multitude of reception rooms and double bedrooms with en-suites. The entrance hall/sunroom is paved with York flagstones. It was extended in around 2003 and is double glazed. The main reception room features an inglenook fireplace with a log burner and was used as a training room. The family room has another fireplace with a log burner. The dining hall has some ornate panelling and leads into another room, currently bedroom 9. This is a double bedroom with an en-suite bathroom with an Aqualisa shower. The kitchen offers a breakfast bar, fitted appliances and corian work surfaces, floor to ceiling tiling, there is a substantial larder cupboard and a family breakfast area. The boiler room with a commercial size boiler has a cloakroom, but capacity for a utility room. There is a staircase and a lift to the first floor.
First Floor The master bedroom has a feature fireplace and an en-suite bathroom with an Aqualisa shower. There is a study with views over the garden. A connecting door then leads to a single bedroom which could be used as a dressing room and a bathroom which is in need of modernisation. Another double bedroom with the family bathroom including an Aqualisa shower. There are another 5 bedroom suites, all at least a generous double, all with en-suites including Aqualisa showers above a bath or within a cubicle.
Externally A detached car port will accommodate 2 cars with a further space outside, and there is another off-road parking area which will hold another 6. The lawned gardens offer a greenhouse, a summerhouse / log cabin and two smaller log cabins which at present house garden furniture and the other houses bicycles. Adjacent to the sun room there is a paved area and there are also raised vegetable beds at the rear.
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Fine & Country, Tenterden37 High Street, Tenterden, TN30 6BJ
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