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Restored East Sussex village property

The Priest House is an East Sussex village house dating from the 14th century constructed of mainly clay tile hung upper elevations under a pitched clay tile roof. The property has undergone sympathetic refurbishment recently and is now very well presented, blending period charm with contemporary interior design.

Am impressive vaulted entrance hall and a tripe aspect drawing room make the house very light while the inglenook fireplace in the drawing room and the oak floorboards and oak studded doors throughout the property also give it character; the dining room has exposed beams and a fascinating stained glass panelled window.

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The three bedrooms, including the master suite, are on the first floor, as well as a studio, and the house also has a useful attic room.

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Outside the garden is mainly laid to lawn with well-stocked beds and a variety of trees and shrubs including an ancient Yew tree.

The Priest House sits close to the centre of the village of Hellingly, under a mile from Lower Horsebridge which has a village shop, post office and some pubs. Polegate station (five miles) has trains into London Victoria.

The guide price is £615,000. For further information please contact Strutt & Parker on 01273 475 411 or visit

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