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Guide Price £850,000

High Street, Lewes, East Sussex
Branch: Lewes 64 High Street, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 1XG. 01273 474101 lewes@rowlandgorringe.co.uk

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Set within immediate level walk of the High Street,is this Grade II listed former Coach House. So discreetly located with views over Rotten Row, Southover and to the Downs on the horizon, this fabulous town residence has the most inspiring and established walled gardens on two levels, affording a high degree of privacy and a favoured South/Westerly aspect. Apply Lewes 01273 474101.

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Set within immediate level walk of the High Street,is this Grade II listed former Coach House. So discreetly located with views over Rotten Row, Southover and to the Downs on the horizon, this fabulous town residence has the most inspiring and established walled gardens on two levels, affording a high degree of privacy and a favoured South/Westerly aspect. The property as found offers three Bedrooms a Kitchen/Dining room, Sitting room, Cloakroom, Bathroom and Shower room along with integral double garage. The property however offers considerable scope and potential to enhance and adapt the existing layout, thus creating further bedroom or living space. This dependent upon any buyers requirements and the consent of the Listed Building and Conservation officer. History indicates this property to have formed part of house barn and croft of 1.5 acres, which took in much of the south side of St Anne's Hill as detailed within, 'A look at Lewes' by John Houghton. With a rich and fascinating past and a most exciting future lying ahead , the sole selling agents unhesitatingly recommend a formal inspection.


Location

Lewes is described as a small town with a big heart. Historians believe the name derives from the Old English ‘hlaews’ (‘hills’ or ‘mounds’) as Lewes is built into the slopes either side of the Ouse Valley. It was here that Simon de Montfort fought the Battle of Lewes against the King and where Tom Paine, author of ‘The Rights of Man’ once lived. Lewes has long been known for its spirit of independence and the inhabitants are proud of its significant history stretching back to Saxon times. There are lots of things to do in and around the county town. Lewes is a great place to shop with so many independent, antique and quirky shops. It’s also the perfect place to stop for a bite to eat or a drink in one of the eclectic number of pubs. Lewes also boasts a working brewery situated in the heart of the community on the banks of the Ouse. Commuters abound with mainline railway station (London/Victoria just over the hour) found at the bottom of Station Street, which in turn leads off the High Street. There are three supermarkets, the acclaimed independent Depot cinema, leisure centre, tertiary college, along with well attended primary and senior schools. The universities of Sussex and Brighton and the coast at Brighton are found 6 and 9 miles away respectively and the famous Glyndebourne Opera House is about 4 miles away on the outskirts of Ringmer. The Downs and local countryside are a paradise for walkers, cyclists and nature lovers. Lewes is situated just off the South Downs way and within the magnificent South Downs National Park.




Although these particulars are thought to be materially correct their accuracy cannot be guaranteed and they do not form part of any contract.

For more information please call our Lewes office on 01273 474101.