This beautiful six bedroom house situated on the edge of Alfriston and Berwick Village and offers a unique opportunity as it can be used as a large family home with separate annexe or alternatively a home and business with guest letting accommodation. Garage and ample off-road parking, large gardens and grounds with wonderful views over the South Downs. Apply Lewes 01273 474101
Dawes House is situated between Alfriston and Berwick Villages and offers a unique opportunity as a large family home with separate annexe or alternatively a home and business with guest letting accommodation. A property of great character and charm with parts of the original house believed to date back to the 16th Century and in total providing a gross internal floor area of approximately 2779 sq ft. The house features a large entrance hall which leads into the family room with open fireplace and wood burner. The kitchen and breakfast room features exposed timbers to the ceiling and has a double aspect. It is a large L-shaped open area with central island and kitchen units with solid hardwood doors with built in appliances, all formed around a large brick inglenook. The remainder of the main house features a lobby area with stairs to first floor a utility room, downstairs cloakroom, a wonderful snug with fireplace and a large conservatory room which looks out upon the beautiful mature gardens. The guest accommodation is single storey and has its own front door leading into a small hallway and is also accessible through the kitchen or from the main entrance hall. It features a large reception room, three bedrooms and two en-suite bathrooms.
On the first floor of the main house, there are three bedrooms the master featuring an en-suite bathroom and the two other rooms sharing a family bathroom.
Outside: At the front is a gravel driveway and detached Oak framed garage and store with pitched tiled roof. The rear garden features some lovely views with the South Downs and Long Man of Wilmington providing the back drop. A mature garden with large lawn area, secluded patio and seating area, shrub and tree area that once had a swimming pool and a detached timber framed summer house.
Berwick, Alfriston and neighbouring Alciston nestle at the foot of the South Downs National Park and are renowned for the walking and riding facilities. The nearest primary school is in Alfriston village with secondary schools at Ringmer, Lewes, Hailsham and Eastbourne. The historic county town of Lewes is about 7 miles to the west and the coastal and entertainment centres of Eastbourne and Brighton are about 8 to 16 miles respectively. The world famous Glyndebourne Opera House is about 6 miles away. The cottage enjoys fine views over adjoining open countryside with the South Downs and Firle Beacon beyond. Close by is the very popular Drusillas Children's Zoo and English Wine Centre, and there are mainline railway stations at nearby Berwick, Polegate and Lewes with regular services to central London.
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