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4 bed detached house for sale


Ninfield Road, Ninfield, Bexhill-On-Sea TN39

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Property features

  • Converted Mill & Granary
  • Open Plan Living
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Four Bathrooms
  • Study & Sun Room
  • Extensive Gardens
  • Swimming Pool
  • Double Garage & Parking

Property description

***** part exchange considered within the eastbourne area ***** Taylor Engley are delighted to offer to the market this fascinating converted former windmill & granary located in picturesque Ninfield. The property has undergone extensive refurbishment and offers - Spacious 56'6 x 13'2 open plan - kitchen, dining and living room, four bedrooms, four bathrooms, study, garden room/sun room. A particular feature of this property are the attractive gardens with decked area, swimming pool, small orchard. The property also benefits from a separate cabin/office, double garage & extensive parking area. The property accessed by a private driveway.


Thorne Mill, a Smock Mill was built in 1870 and was a working corn mill.

A smock mill is a type of windmill that consists of a sloping, horizontally weatherboarded tower and usually with six or eight sides. It is topped with a roof or cap that rotates to bring the sails into the wind.
Thorne Mill was constructed with three pairs of burr stones and was reputed to be the tallest structure in Sussex comprising of seven floors and stood nearly 65ft.

Last worked in 1902 and sadly badly damaged in a storm in 1905.The timber above the base was removed in 1907 and subsequently the mill was converted into a private dwelling.

Former Granary

The main house is brick based and under a tiled roof.
The accommodation is as follows:

Entrance Hall (3.38m x 2.57m)

Accessed via double timber doors, inset spotlights, power points, BT socket, radiator, timber beam, brick flooring and French doors providing access to rear garden and pool area.

Door to:

Kitchen, Dining & Living Room (17.22m x 4.01m)

Impressive 56'06 X 13'02, spacious and versatile open plan living combining:

Living Area

Inset spotlights, power points, radiator, brick Inglenook fireplace with electric log burning stove within, solid oak flooring.
Large picture window providing views to rear garden and pool area.

Dining Area (12.34m x 4.01m)

Inset spotlights, power points, radiator, solid oak flooring, windows providing views to front garden.

Kitchen (4.70m x 3.99m)

Selection of base and eye level units with complementary solid timber work top, breakfast bar area, inset power outlet with power sockets and usb outlet, inset one and a half bowl Franke textured sink with mixer tap and waste disposal unit, freestanding stove with four ring ceramic hob 2 x induction and 2 x electric with warming zone and three ovens below, glass and stainless steel extractor over, feature under unit lighting, integrated fridge/freezer, built in ironing board, newly installed Glow Worm boiler, freestanding Miele dishwasher, splashback with wall tiling with mosaic tiles, Italian tiled flooring, large double cupboard housing electrics. Inset spot lights and velux skylight window and large windows to front and rear.

Opening to:

Utility Room

Double aspect, Italian tiled flooring, selection of base units with solid timber worktop, inset circular textured sink with mixer tap and drainer, half tiled walls in complementary mosaic tiles. Miele washing machine and separate Miele tumble dryer, plumbing for American style fridge freezer.

Door from Kitchen providing stepped access to Master Bedroom.

Bedroom 1 (7.52m max x 3.91m)

(24'8 reducing to 17'2)
Inset spotlights, ceiling fan and light, power points, radiator, tv aerial, built-in double wardrobe (3'5 in depth) with hanging rails within and storage to rear and side.
Second built-in double wardrobe with hanging rails, shelving and sliding mirrored doors.
Large bay to front with French doors to garden providing direct access to the front gardens and paved patio area.
Door to:

En-Suite Bathroom

Newly fitted bathroom with complimentary fitments, fully tiled walls, pea-shaped bath with Mira power shower within and curved shower screen, low level wc, vanity unit with inset wash basin and mixer tap, mirror over with inset light, heated ladder style towel rail, shaver socket, underfloor heating, Velux window.

Door from living room to:

Garden Entrance Lobby Area

Direct access from the decked entertaining area, garden and pool area.

Ground Floor Shower Room

Spotights, Velux window, half tiled walls in complimentary tilingand and fully tiled within shower cubicle with shower within and slide back shower screen door, fitted vanity unit with inset wash basin and mixer tap, low level wc, heated ladder style towel rail.

Study (4.01m x 3.12m)

(Optional ground floor bedroom)
Exposed brick walls, laminate flooring, power point, radiator, BT socket, large window overlooking rear gardens and pool area.
Double glazed panelled doors to:

Sun Room/Garden Room

Double aspect with Velux windows to roof, radiator, power points, wall lighting, tiled flooring, French doors providing direct access to garden.

Mill Tower Accommodation

Accessed from the main entrance hall the mill tower is clad with stained weatherboarding and also beneath a tiled roof.

The mill tower accommodation comprises:

Inner Hall

Understairs storage cupboard, power points.
Shallow steps down to:

Bedroom 4 (5.74m max x 2.74m)

An irregular shaped double aspect room with spotlighting, power points, tv aerial, radiator.
Doot to:

En-Suite Bathroom

Irregular shaped bathroom with decorative timber panelled walls, wall mounted spotlights, roll top bath with mixer tap and shower attachment over, pedestal wash hand basin, low level wc, wall mounted mirror fronted vanity cupboard, heated ladder style towel rail, window to front aspect.

Stairs rising from inner hall to:

First Floor Landing

With window at high level to rear aspect, spotlights.

Bedroom 3 (5.11m max x 2.95m)

(9'8 reducing to 7'11)
Irregular shaped double aspect third bedroom.
Spotlights, power points, radiator.
Double aspect windows.


Fully tiled in complementary tiling on two walls, panelled Jacuzzi bath with shower attachment over, low level wc, pedestal wash basin with arch mirror over, heated ladder style towel rail, window to front.

Bedroom 2 (4.90m max x 4.32m)

(16'1 reducing to 6'10 x 14'2 reducing to 7')
Irregular 'L' shaped triple aspect room with wall lights, radiator, power points, built-in wardrobe with sliding mirrored doors and airing cupboard housing water tank both having storage over.


Wrap Around Landscaped Gardens

Attractive landscaped gardens with decked entertaining area and private pool.

Private Swimming Pool

Fenced off with timber balistrades.
Decked pool area and sheltered pergola seating area.
Heated swimming pool being 6ft in depth approx, with pump plant and timed electric heater.
Solar pool cover.

Decked Entertaining Area

Running across the rear of the property and accessed via the main entrance hall, main house, garden room and adjoins the main lawn, private lawn area to side of garden room and enclosed pool area.

Front Garden

Brick path to studio/large summer house and timber shed.
Gate providing access to rear garden, private driveway and garage.

Cabin/Office (4.45m x 3.86m)

Ideal for a home office or studio.
Providing fitted sun blinds to two rear aspect double glazed windows.
Power points, newly fitted carpets.

Lawn & Orchard

Extensive lawn gardens located to the front of the property with well stocked mature borders and small orchard - plum, pear and two apple trees.

Driveway & Double Garage

The double garage offers two single electrically operated roll up doors and internal power supply.


The property has propane gas heating.

Council Tax - tbc.

The furniture can be purchased by separate negotiation further information upon request.


From Taylor Engley office in Cornfield Road proceed to the war memorial roundabout and take the third exit into Devonshire Place, proceed to the seafront and turn left, continue along the seafront to the Sovereign Centre roundabout, take the third exit into Princes Road, at the following roundabout and take the third exit into Pevensey Bay Road, continue along the Pevensey Bay Road which merges to become Eastbourne Road, on entering Pevensey Bay Village turn left at the traffic lights into Wallsend Road, at the next set of traffic lights turn right into Bexhill Road, at the roundabout take the third exit onto the A259, continue for approximately one mile and The Lamb Inn will be found on the left hand side, turn left onto the B2095 continue along the B2095 until reaching the junction of Bexhill Road the A269 and turn right, proceed for approximately one mile where the property will be found shortly on the right hand side.

Viewing Arrangements

All appointments are to be made through Taylor Engley. We are open 7 days a week.

Opening Hours

We are open:-
8:45am - 5:45pm weekdays
9:00am - 5:30pm Saturdays
10:00am - 4:00pm Sundays

Mortgage Department

(Independent mortgage specialist) - Taylor Engley mortgage services. Please call the branch and ask for Stuart Duncan.

For clarification we wish to inform prospective purchasers that we have prepared these sales particulars as a general guide. We have not carried out a detailed survey nor tested the services, appliances & specific fittings. Room sizes cannot be relied upon for carpets and furnishings.
Taylor Engley is a trading name of Taylor Engley Limited, registered office 2, Upperton Gardens, Eastbourne, East Sussex BN21 2AH, company number 5477238, registered in England and Wales.

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Market activity
Average price paid £313,111 Sales 554 Current average value £336,515 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £22,838 ▲ 7.28%

Property value data/graphs for TN39

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £434,196 £309 3.4 £417,829
Semi-detached £280,828 £282 2.9 £272,654
Terraced £222,149 £229 2.9 £225,179
Flats £201,894 £266 2.0 £181,236

Current asking prices in TN39

Average: £363,176
Avg. current asking prices in TN39
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £291,926
Flats £137,206
All £137,206

Current asking rents in TN39

Average: £909 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in TN39
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £399 pcm
£949 pcm
£1,001 pcm
£1,450 pcm
£2,500 pcm
Flats £521 pcm
£713 pcm
£897 pcm
£849 pcm
All £503 pcm
£870 pcm
£966 pcm
£1,249 pcm
£2,500 pcm

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Winceby Close £935,229
Clavering Walk £870,318
Hartfield Road £858,622
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Herbrand Walk £765,003
Highest turnover in TN39
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Concorde Close 70.6%
Park Lane 70.0%
Chichester Close 63.6%
Mansell Close 63.2%
St. Marks Close 56.2%

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Nearby transport

  • Collington (2.6 miles)
  • Cooden Beach (2.8 miles)
  • Bexhill (3.0 miles)
  • Lydd Airport (22.7 miles)
  • Shoreham Airport (32.0 miles)
  • London Gatwick Airport (33.1 miles)
  • Newhaven Harbour Ferry Terminal (17.6 miles)
  • Folkestone Eurotunnel Terminal (33.5 miles)
  • Gravesend Pier (39.6 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Ninfield Church of England Primary School (0.9 miles)
  • Glenleigh Park Primary Academy (1.6 miles)
  • Catsfield Church of England Primary School (1.7 miles)
  • Bede's Senior School (10.1 miles)
  • Eastbourne College (10.2 miles)
  • Tonbridge School (23.6 miles)
  • Bexhill High Academy (1.6 miles)
  • St Mary's School and 6th Form College (2.7 miles)
  • St Richard's Catholic College (3.2 miles)
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Monthly running costs Beta

£3,466 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 82,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £2,969 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £120,000 Average insurance cost £21/mo (£249/yr)
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Gas £55 Electricity £60 Estimated energy cost £115/mo

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The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 20200 kWh/year
Electricity: 5000 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Estimated tax band G Council tax cost £306 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.


Supply £19 Sewerage £36 Estimated water cost £55 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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