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3 Bed - House - Detached - For Sale

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Guide Price £1,000,000

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


Features include:

  • Detached
  • Three bedrooms
  • Two bathrooms
  • Off street parking
  • Central location
  • Additional premises/workshop
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This detached town house of considerable aesthetic appeal and contemporary architect design. This property affords the rare benefit of an additional premises/workshop with origins believed to date to the early 19th century. The coach house and stables, which offers the potential for conversion to ancillary residential accommodation (subject to the required consents). Call 01273 474101 for a viewing appointment.

DESCRIPTION:

Set in the thriving heart of South Street, in the shadow of the Cuilfail 'chalk face'. A fine detached town house of considerable aesthetic appeal and contemporary architect design. Built as recently as 2007 of mellow brick built elevations, that are in part timber clad, all under a pitched slate tiled roof. The accommodation is found over ground, first and second floor and the open plan kitchen/dining and day room is ideal for modern family living. The main residence affords the rare benefit of an additional premises/workshop with origins believed to date to the early 19th century, as a former coach house and stables, which offers the potential for conversion to ancillary residential accommodation (subject to the required consents). Beyond and above the workshop is a self contained apartment with highly flexible accommodation that comprises a fabulous bed/sitting room with vaulted ceiling, entrance hall, dining room, kitchen, bathroom with WC, mezzanine storage space , stairs to garden room which has occasionally been used as a 'sleepover' bedroom.

The sum parts of the main residence, adjoining apartment with coach house/workshop below, all enhanced by a south facing, flagstone paved courtyard garden afford a high level of security with elevated paved terrace with outstanding panorama over South Street, the Ouse, Railway Land Wildlife reserve and beyond to Lewes Castle. There is gated secure off road parking for two vehicles. Timber garden shed.

All in in all, an outstanding opportunity to acquire a home with highly versatile living space that is light and airy with views that provide charming aspects of day to day Lewes life, so ideal for multi generational living or for a buyer who is looking commercially to generate a valuable further income via Airbnb.

All mains services are appointed to the property, gas fired central heating serves panel radiators appointed throughout the accommodation. Lewes District Council tax band F

LOCATION:

Occupying a prominent position within South Street’s supportive and friendly community, with all off the town's many amenities conveniently close to hand, the house is within a level walk of Lewes High Street and the Cliffe area with its many individual shops, restaurants, café culture and famous Harvey's Brewery and store.

Lewes is affectionately 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.


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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.