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4 bedroom character property for sale

Patcham Mill, Windmill Drive, BN1 8YH. Immaculate condition throughout. Parking & triple garage.

Sold STC £1,000,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Beautiful Grade II listed windmill
  • Vaulted master bedroom with en-suite
  • Three further bedrooms
  • Bespoke kitchen/breakfast room
  • Magnificent views
  • Parking & triple garage
  • Conservatory
  • Immaculate condition throughout

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A rare opportunity to acquire a beautifully converted Grade II listed windmill situated in the cosmopolitan city of Brighton with magnificent views over the countryside and towards the sea. The unique accommodation offers an octagonal, double aspect sitting room with doors accessing the garden, a circular kitchen/breakfast room with bespoke cupboards and a conservatory. There is a vaulted master bedroom on the first floor with en-suite bathroom, a family bathroom and three further bedrooms connected via spiral staircases. The second and third floor bedrooms have fitted wardrobes and washbasins. The topmost room in the mill is the capped machine room which houses the massive wheel connecting the sales. Outside there are electrically operated gates opening to a private parking area and detached triple garage. Walled garden, timber summer house, lawn area and Chinese-inspired coy pond.

Accommodation (with approximate measurements)


Glazed porch with tiled floor and front door opening to the entrance hall, from which a spiral staircase rises to the first floor. Off the hall is a fully tiled wet room.

LOUNGE: 20'10 x 20'10 (6.35m x 6.35m)

Octagonal, double aspect sitting room with French doors opening to the garden. Wood effect floor and fireplace with gas fire (not currently connected).

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 18'7 (5.68m) diameter

The circular kitchen/breakfast room is on the ground floor of the windmill and is fitted with a range of bespokely-designed cupboards, display units and a central island, complemented by marble worktops, a double Butler sink, tiled splashbacks and slate flooring. Appliances including a black Rangemaster with extractor over, dishwasher and wine fridge and there are spaces for a fridge/freezer and laundry appliances.

CONSERVATORY: 20'8 x 12'7 (6.30m x 3.84m)

Lying off the kitchen is a conservatory with tiled floor currently used as a dining room.

MASTER BEDROOM 1: 20'11 x 12'5 (6.37m x 3.80m)

The vaulted master bedroom comprises the first floor of the extension to the mill and has wonderful views towards the sea. The bedroom has a range of fitted wardrobes, French doors opening to a south facing balcony and an en-suite bathroom.


Suite including a roll top bath, separate shower cubicle and range of bespoke oak units.


With suite including a bath with wall mounted shower over.

BEDROOMS 2, 3 & 4

There are three bedrooms in the mill measuring 17’7 (5.37m) in diameter, 16’1 (4.92m) in diameter and 14’6 (4.43m) in diameter, all connected via spiral staircases, two of which are believed to have originated from St Paul’s. The second and third floor bedrooms both have fitted wardrobes and wash basins.

The topmost room in the mill is the capped machine room, which houses the massive 10’, 2 ton brake wheel connecting the sails. There is ladder access to a door opening to the fantail staging, from which there are magnificent views.


Patcham Mill is approached from Windmill Drive via a private lane. The lane crosses the National Trust owned land surrounding the Mill and leads to electrically operated gates, which open to a private parking area and to the detached triple garage with electrically operated up and over doors. There is gated secondary access to Mill Road.

From the parking area there is gated pedestrian access to Patcham Mill’s walled garden and the pathway leading to the property. The garden is well enclosed and largely laid to lawn featuring a timber summer house, a number of paved seating areas and a Chinese-inspired coy pond with footbridge over, formerly a swimming pool. In all about 0.28 of an acre.

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01 February 2013

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