An enchanting grade II listed cottage which is understood to date in parts from the 16th century and boasts a wealth of period features, tucked away off Lewes High Street at the foot of Lewes Castle.
An enchanting grade II listed cottage which is understood to date in parts from the 16th century and boasts a wealth of period features. Found in the shadow of Lewes Castle, the ground floor accommodation has been refurbished by the current owner offering a delightful open-plan kitchen/dining/sitting room with a plethora of exposed timbers along with the original flint and brick walls. The kitchen area is fitted with a range of handmade solid oak cabinets, granite work surfaces and includes an electric AGA. There is also a good-sized ceramic sink and windows to three elevations offering very pleasing views of the courtyard garden. Other features include oak flooring and an attractive solid oak staircase from 18th century. There is a ground floor bedroom/study and a refitted tiled wet room with wash basin and WC.
Upon the first floor there is a spacious master bedroom/sitting room with an impressive vaulted ceiling and an array of original timbers along with attractive roof top views over neighbouring period properties and Lewes Castle, along with an additional bedroom with period built in cupboards and a refitted bathroom. Found at the rear of the property is a raised terraced garden that is south facing, laid to lawn with oak sleeper retaining wall and flower beds with the back drop of the walls of the Castle.
Agents note:Private courtyard to which neighbours behind have a right of way to their property. The Old Forge has all mains services with gas fired central heating serving panel radiators and a right of way to private garden area at foot of Castle.
Conveniently situated within a very short walk of Grange gardens and Lewes mainline railway station with services to London Victoria (just over the hour). The historic county town of Lewes offers many individual specialist shops along with major supermarkets including Waitrose and Tesco, cinema, schooling for all ages. The universities of Brighton & Sussex are approximately 6 and 9 miles respectively, Glyndebourne Opera House is approximately 4 miles in distance.
Although these particulars are thought to be materially correct their accuracy cannot be guaranteed and they do not form part of any contract.