For Sale 5 Bed House - Detached 

Kiln Lane, Hooe, Battle £1,350,000

About the Property

Burgess & Co Estate Agents are delighted to present to the market this fine example of a former Sussex Oast House built in the late 1800’s. This exceptional property is situated in the quiet, picturesque rural village of Hooe and occupies a secluded and private position with wonderful countryside views. The Oast House has an abundance of charm and character and is set in approximately an acre of mature gardens with a sweeping driveway leading to a large area of parking for several vehicles. It also benefits from a detached pitched and tiled roof triple garage with extra storage areas at each end. The property enjoys many original features such as exposed oak beams and brick work. Accommodation comprises large entrance hall, country style kitchen, utility room, downstairs shower room/WC, dining room, downstairs bedroom/playroom, study/office, main living room with wood burner and exposed oak beam vaulted ceiling, four bedrooms to the first floor, spectacular main bathroom with cast iron roll top bath and vintage independent shower enclosure and further bathroom/WC. The property has oil fired central heating with stylish cast iron radiators throughout. The property has been sympathetically updated and refurbished throughout by the current owners to an incredibly high standard. To fully appreciate the many merits of this wonderful property an internal inspection is strongly recommended.

    Property Details +

    Entrance way leading to double oak doors leading to:

    Spacious Entrance Hall

    with exposed oak beams, two wall light points, understairs storage cupboard, two cast iron radiators.

    Modern Country Style Kitchen/Breakfast Room

    8.03m x 3.73m (26'4 x 12'3)
    enjoying a bright double aspect overlooking front and rear gardens, ceramic butler style sink with mixer taps and cupboard beneath, range of real oak work surfaces with drawers and cupboards under and concealed lighting above, range of wall mounted shelved storage cupboards one with built-in plate rack, integrated dishwasher, space for Range cooker with extractor hood above, space for fridge-freezer, inset spotlighting, quarry tiled floor, exposed oak beams, two cast iron radiators, door to larder cupboard with area of real oak work surface with cupboard and wire rack beneath, wall mounted shelved storage cupboard, tiled floor and light, door leading to outside, door leading to:

    Utility Room

    5.72m x 2.95m (18'9 x 9'8)
    with ceramic butler style sink with mixer tap, area of real oak work surface, space and plumbing for washing machine, further under counter appliance space under, floor to ceiling built-in storage cupboard, exposed real oak beams, inset spotlighting, quarry tiled floor, cast iron radiator, door to boiler cupboard housing oil fired boiler and with light, door leading to outside, door to:

    Downstairs Shower Room

    with suite comprising walk-in shower cubicle with shower attachment and sliding glass door above, wash hand basin, low level WC, chrome wall mounted heated towel rail, extractor fan, partly tiled walls, quarry tiled floor.

    Opening from Entrance Hall to:

    Dining Room

    6.45m x 4.67m (21'2 x 15'4)
    with a double aspect overlooking front and rear gardens, five wall light points, some exposed brick walls, exposed oak beams, tiled floor, two cast iron radiators, door leading to outside, attractive arch leading to:

    Inner Hallway

    with inset spotlighting, exposed brick wall, door to:

    Reception Room 3/Study/Office

    4.67m x 4.67m (15'4 x 15'4)
    with three wall light points, two cast iron radiators, door leading to outside, door from Inner Hallway to:

    Bedroom 5/Playroom

    4.67m x 4.67m (15'4 x 15'4)
    with a pleasant aspect overlooking gardens, three wall light points, built-in wardrobe housing hot water cylinder, two cast iron radiators.

    Real oak staircase leading to:


    7.62m x 6.76m (25' x 22'2)
    with attractive countryside views, real oak flooring, wood burner with attractive tiled hearth and oak beam mantel, exposed oak beamed vaulted ceiling, two wall light points, three cast iron radiators, door leading to:


    with attractive outlook overlooking gardens and countryside beyond.

    Door on one side of Lounge leading to:

    Inner Hallway

    with loft hatch giving access to loft space, cast iron radiator.

    Bedroom 2

    3.89m x 3.43m (12'9 x 11'3)
    enjoying a double aspect, some exposed oak beams, built-in wardrobe with hanging and shelving, cast iron radiator.

    Bedroom 3

    3.23m x 2.92m (10'7 x 9'7)
    enjoying a double aspect, two built-in wardrobes one with hanging and one with shelving, cast iron radiator, airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder with wooden slatted shelving above with further storage cupboard over.

    Bedroom 4

    3.51m x 2.44m (11'6 x 8')
    with a pleasant aspect overlooking countryside, exposed real oak beam, built-in wardrobe with hanging and shelving, cast iron radiator.


    with suite comprising panelled roll top bath with mixer taps, shower attachment and glass screen above, wash hand basin with two wall light points and shaver point above, low level WC, wall mounted heated towel/radiator, inset spotlighting, partly tiled walls, tiled floor.

    Inner Hall

    (from the opposite side of the Lounge) with two high level storage cupboards.

    Bedroom 1

    4.67m x 4.67m (15'4 x 15'4)
    enjoying a pleasant aspect overlooking gardens and of countryside beyond, range of built-in wardrobes with hanging and shelving, real oak floorboards, two wall light points, two cast iron radiators.

    Main Bathroom/Shower Room/WC

    with a double aspect, cast iron roll top bath, independent vintage shower enclosure with shower attachment and spray jets, 'his and hers' pedestal wash hand basins both with tiled splashback and wall mounted mirror and wall light point above, shaver point, low level WC, inset spotlighting, two wall mounted radiators/heated towel rails, exposed brick wall, exposed oak beam, tiled floor.


    A particular feature of the property is the quiet and secluded position that it sits in, in pleasant and quiet countryside. The property is approached via a large sweeping driveway leading to a large area of parking for several vehicles, there is a pitched tiled roof Detached Triple Garage with three independently opening up and over doors and with large storage areas at both ends one housing the oil supply tank and there is power and light. The property enjoys gardens to all sides, there are areas of lawn, large pond, timber built pitched roof summerhouse, areas of patio, there is outside lighting around the property, outside tap and the property is screened by attractive flint wall, brick wall fencing and hedgerow.


    Proceeding from Little Common roundabout in a westerly direction along the A259 for approximately three miles, then turn right into Green Lane, then follow the road for a short distance, then turn left into Kiln Lane, follow the road and the property will be found on the right hand side.

    Key Features

    Bedrooms: 5
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    “This company has been exemplary. Right from the start of our dealings with them all the staff have been helpful and friendly. They return phone calls and have kept us informed all along of what is happening. We can't recommend Burgess & Co highly enough. Thank you for all your help over what has been a difficult few weeks.”
    Mrs S – June 2019


    “We wish to convey our thanks to the Burgess & Co team for efficiently handling this sale but particularly to Shelley for her utmost dedication shown in holding the chain together. She kept us fully informed at every stage of the proceedings and we are sincerely grateful for all her help and kindness.”
    Mr & Mrs W – June 2019


    “Thank you so much for all your help and guide regarding the sale of my property. I can only say that the sale was conducted at every stage to an excellent standard.”
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