The Coach House, Hankham, Nr Polegate, East Sussex


Hankham, Near Polegate, East Sussex, BN24 5BB


A wonderfully situated single bedroom character cottage on a private rural estate

  • Front Entrance Porch/Boot Room
  • Hallway
  • Living Room
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Bathroom
  • Bedroom
  • En Suite Bathroom
  • Small garden area
  • Parking
  • Quiet rural location

Livery potentially available by separate negotiation

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+44 (0) 1435 864020

A wonderfully situated single bedroom character cottage on a private rural estate.


The Coach House enjoys a quiet rural location on a working estate in the attractive and popular village of Hankham, enjoying an elevated position with far reaching views over the Pevensey Levels.  The property is well placed for access to surrounding towns and villages with excellent transport links to major roads and to London with the main A22 and A27 close by.  The village of Stone Cross, a five minute drive, provides a range of shops and services catering for day to day needs whilst the larger coastal centre of Eastbourne is some 5 miles south and offers a wide range of shops, major supermarkets, services and leisure facilities.    Mainline services to London (London Bridge/London Victoria) are available from Polegate (3.5 miles).  Gatwick airport is about an hour by car.

The Coach House offers a comfortable two storey single bedroom accommodation set in a peaceful rural location.  The property is Grade II curtilage listed and has attractive elevations of flint and cobble with a combination of leaded light windows and timber cottage style windows under a pitched clay tiled roof.

Accommodation is set over two floors and briefly comprises;


Front entrance door opens into a small Porch/ Boot Room, which leads through to Entrance Hall with doors off to;

Living Room with quadruple aspect, laminate flooring and vaulted beamed ceiling with a central log burning stove.

The double aspect Kitchen/Breakfast Room has an original brick floor, a basic range of built in floor standing units incorporating a butler sink, oil fired AGA and a wooden staircase giving access to the first floor.

Shower Room with shower cubicle, wc and wash basin.


The stairwell from the Kitchen leads straight into the Double Bedroom which has a double aspect and exposed wooden floor boards with En Suite Bathroom comprising bath, wc, wash basin and large airing cupboard housing hot water tank.

The Coach House is approached via the Estate’s private tree lined drive and situated adjacent to the main farmhouse.  Upon reaching the property there is a parking area to one side and a small area of lawn to the other.  The cottage is set on a working estate with livestock and horses, enjoying a superb rural situation and is in proximity of the main residence and other buildings.

Mains water and electricity.  Oil fired central heating system and boiler.  Private drainage.

Council Tax Valuation Band D (£1,633.26 2014/2015)

Wealden District Council Tel: 01323 443322.  Email:

The property is offered unfurnished, for an initial term of 12 months available from June 2015. The tenant will be responsible for all outgoings including council tax and all services.

There is potentially livery available in the yard situated on and managed by the Estate.  This is by separate negotiation.

Strictly by confirmed and prior appointment with the sole Agent, Samuel & Son.

The asking rent and deposit does not include letting fees.  The following upfront and non refundable fees will apply prior to the start of the tenancy:

£150 (including VAT) Tenant Administration Fee

From the direction of Polegate and the Cophall Farm Roundabout, follow the A22 eastwards for just under 2 miles.  At the next roundabout take the second exit to stay on the A22.  Take the first exit at the next roundabout onto Dittons Road/A2247 continuing for about ¾ mile.  Upon reaching the crossroads and traffic lights at Stone Cross, turn left onto the Hailsham Road.  Take the first right hand turn onto the Hankham Road.  After ½ a mile and upon reaching Hankham Primary School, turn right onto Hankham Hall Road.  At the next junction, almost immediately opposite is the entrance and driveway to Montague Farm.  Proceed up the tree lined drive and The Coach House will be seen off to the right at the top of the drive.

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