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3 Bed - House - Semi-Detached - For Sale

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Guide Price £725,000

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


Features include:

  • CHARMING GRADE II LISTED SEMI DETACHED COTTAGE
  • THREE BEDROOMS
  • IN THE HEART OF IFORD VILLAGE
  • EXPOSED OAK BEAMS THROUGHOUT
  • SOME HEADROOM RESTRICTIONS
  • EFFICIENT ELECTRIC HEATING
  • SOLAR PANEL INCOME
  • DELIGHTFUL PRIVATE WALLED GARDEN
  • VERSTILE ACCOMMODATION WITH POTENTIAL FOR SELF-CONTAINED ANNEXE
  • PRIVATE WATER & DRAINAGE
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A charming Grade II Listed three bedroom semi-detached cottage quietly situated in the heart of Iford village on the edge of Lewes. This former farmworker's cottage dates back in parts to 1585, and is possibly one of the oldest properties in the village. During the current owner's occupation, there have been two substantial additions to the property which have greatly enhanced the flow and versatility of the living space. With an abundance of period features including exposed oak beams, inglenook fireplaces, original latch doors, and a mature private garden, this cottage has much to offer. For an appointment to view, please contact our Lewes office.

Description:

A charming Grade II Listed three bedroom semi-detached cottage quietly situated in the heart of Iford village. This former farmworker's cottage dates back in parts to 1585, and is possibly one of the oldest properties in the village. During the current owner's occupation, there have been two substantial additions to the property which have greatly enhanced the flow and versatility of the living space. With an abundance of period features including exposed oak beams, inglenook fireplaces, original latch doors, and a mature private garden, this cottage has much to offer.

A double glazed Front Door leads into the Reception Hall with exposed oak beams; Wet Room with underfloor heating; delightful double aspect Sitting Room with a wealth of exposed oak beams, inglenook fireplace with inset log burner, glazed door to side garden, open Study area to the rear with exposed beams, fitted shelving, understairs airing cupboard housing hot water tank, staircase to first floor; Utility/Storage Room with quarry tiled floor, fitted cupboards with under counter space for washing machine, space for freestanding fridge/freezer; Dining Room with vaulted ceiling, automatic Velux skylight, French doors onto garden, exposed oak beams, loft hatch with pipework for solar panels; well fitted Kitchen with a good range of base and wall units, integrated electric oven with ceramic hob over, integrated extractor hood with light, under counter space for dishwasher, freestanding space for fridge, door to outside; Family Bathroom with panel bath, low level WC, bidet, pedestal hand wash basin, fitted shelving; Principal Bedroom with fitted wardrobes, access to insulated and boarded loft space with fitted loft ladder and electric light; double aspect Office with tri-fold doors onto garden, under floor heating; double aspect Artist's Studio with tri-fold doors onto the garden and bi-fold doors to the front fitted behind the original garage doors.

Staircase from Sitting Room to first floor Landing with exposed oak beams; separate low level WC; Bedroom 2 with vaulted, insulated ceiling with exposed beams, vanity unit with inset hand wash basin, feature inglenook fireplace; Bedroom 3 with vaulted, insulated ceiling with exposed beams, fitted wardrobe with sliding doors, access to loft space housing water tank.

Private water and drainage. Thermostatically controlled Fischer electric heating serving radiators to the ground floor. Double glazing to most of the ground floor. Electric underfloor heating to Office and Artist's Studio. Solar panels into grid for quarterly income. Lewes District Council Tax Band E.

Outside: The property is approached via a private tarmacadam drive with off-street parking for two vehicles. The private rear garden is a true delight with well stocked, mature flower beds, an area of lawn, and a large pergola under which al fresco dining can be enjoyed. There is a brick built shed, used for garden tools etc and a larger fabricated garden shed used for general storage. Outside of the Sitting Room, to the side of the property, is a secluded area laid to shingle. The garden is enclosed by flint walls to two sides, with a new close boarded fence along one side with an access to the front of the property.


Location:

The village of Iford combines a mixture of enchanting period homes that intertwine with the Iford Farm Estate, with the civil parish and village forming a strong bond and community amongst its residents and the Estate workers. Wholly situated within the South Downs National Park, the village location offers countryside walks aplenty with excellent riding found on the many nearby bridle paths. The County Town of Lewes (2 miles) offers comprehensive shopping with three supermarkets and a wealth of independent shops. There is also a mainline railway station (London/Victoria in just over the hour), independent cinema, leisure centre and well attended schooling for all ages. 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.




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.