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Georgian country house near Rye for sale

Woodside House is a fantastic Grade II listed Georgian country house built between 1750 and 1762 – naturally light, the property is well proportioned and arranged over three floors with an extremely handsome entrance portico.

The accommodation comprises: Reception hall, service hall, rear hall, two cloakrooms, excellent cellarage, beautiful drawing room, library, dining room, sitting room, playroom and excellent domestic offices. The property has a principal bedroom suite of bedroom, bathroom and dressing room, as well as four further first floor bedrooms and four second floor bedrooms. There is also a dressing room and three further bathrooms – including another suite.

The property also comes with a coach house which is an exceptionally pretty two-storey building which has four original stalls and a tack room, as well as garages at either end, topped by a bell tower. A period barn is included in the sale.

To the front of the property are the formal gardens, which are screened by huge banks and established rhododendrons as well as numerous other specimen trees and shrubs. There is a spring garden with a variety of trees and shrubs including magnolia, camellia and azaleas under-planted with spring bulbs.


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To the west of the house is a lovely formal garden with a paved terrace approached from the library French doors and a lawned garden with box hedging and a wisteria-clad loggia while an azalea and hydrangea walk leads down to the lower lawn beyond which is the tennis court.

A lovely walled garden contains a heated swimming pool and on from this is a further walled garden, formerly the old kitchen garden which is now home to wide rose beds. The rest of the land is given over to pasture which runs down to woodland, all of which extends to just over 14 acres.

The property sits in an elevated position set in its own grounds and gardens and enjoys glorious rural views. The property is on the fringe of the village of Peasmarsh which has an excellent supermarket, a post office, a village store and two pubs. Woodside House is also just three miles from the historic town of Rye which has a wide selection of shops and restaurants and a direct rail link to London.

The guide price is £2,450,000. For further information please contact Jackson Stops & Staff on 01580 720000 or visit

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