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7 bedroom terraced house for sale
South Street, Lewes
- Superb original features throughout
- Close to shopping facilities in the Cliffe
- Lovely gardens surrounding
- Spacious & generous accommodation
- South Down & chalk cliff views
- Easy access to riverside walks
Situated in a light corner location onto Timberyard Lane with good views of the South Downs and chalk cliff, yet being within yards of the superb Cliffe High Street. The town centre is 'on the doorstep' with its eclectic mix of shops, pubs and restaurants, 3 superstores within 10 minutes walk and Lewes Railway Station (London Victoria 65 mins). Downland and riverside walks are immediately accessible.
A truly stunning double-fronted Georgian house with superb original features. The house has three spacious reception rooms and the bedroom accommodation is also excellent. The property is a delight of its era and also benefits from a south facing wrap-round garden. Many original features include exposed floorboards, tall Georgian sash windows, dado rails and panelling, moulded woodwork and cornices, cast iron fireplaces.
Exposed wide floorboards. Hatch to roof space. Old panelled central stairwell with 2 storage cupboards, one housing cold water tank. Exposed pine stair treads.
15'9 x 14'6 (4.8m x 4.42m). Sliding sash windows with southern aspect and excellent view of chalk cliff and South Downs beyond. Exposed wood floorboards. Exposed wall beams and characterful sloping skeilings. Recessed spotlights. Double radiator. Original latch door.
18'9 x 14'4 (5.72m x 4.37m). Sliding sash windows to southern aspect and view of chalk cliff and South Downs with a glimmer of the river Ouse. Exposed floorboards. Recessed spotlights. Original door to chest-high eaves access 7' (2.13m) deep storage cupboard. Double radiator. Original latch door.
Stunning landing with Georgian staircase and full height sash window to westerly aspect. 9'6 (2.9m) ceiling height. Panelled ceiling and Georgian arch to secondary landing. Double radiator.
BEDROOM 3 (MAIN)
16'5 x 10'9 (5m x 3.28m). 9'9 (2.97m) ceiling height. Feature sash window looking east to Chapel Hill. Original mantlepiece with cast iron fireplace, reeded fire backs and tiled hearth. Original cornice. Double radiator. Fitted wardrobe with hot pipes and shelf over and to side.
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM
Mira shower (currently disused). Pedestal wash basin. Low level w.c. Bathroom cabinet. Tiled walls.
16'5 x 12'10 (5m x 3.91m). Original sliding sash window with westerly aspect over the garden. Fitted wardrobe cupboards with cupboards over. Fitted desktop with shelves over. Cornice. Double radiator.
Exposed central wooden arch. Fitted bookshelves.
16' x 11'5 (4.88m x 3.48m). Sash window with open southerly views over gardens to South Downs. Cast iron fireplace with stone hearth and shelf top over. Cornice. Wall light. Double radiator. Dado rail with wood panelling below. N.B. It is acknowledged that there is a damp chimney is this room.
15'9 x 11'3 (4.8m x 3.43m) widening to 15'8 (4.78m). Large sash window with southerly aspect and view of the cliff. Double radiator. Fireplace with fitted shelves. Exposed wall beams.
11'4 x 8'7 (3.45m x 2.62m). Sash window with view to cliffs. Double radiator. 2 Single wardrobe cupboards, one with fitted shelves. Double radiator.
11'10 x 7'0 (3.61m x 2.13m). South facing sash window. Victorian cast iron bath with mixer taps and shower attachment, tiled top and wood panel. Pedestal wash basin. Tiled splashbacks. Low level w.c. Doorway enclosed currently to Bedroom 5.
Arched ENTRANCE PORCH
Georgian fanlight and wooden entrance door opening to:-
Superb ENTRANCE HALL
14'6 x 7'2 (4.42m x 2.18m). 2 Areas for cloaks hanging. Radiator with thermostat. Telephone point. Attractive arched Georgian door with arched window light over.
19'7 x 15'2 (5.97m x 4.62m). Stunning light room with 9'3 (2.82m) ceiling height and original cornice. 2 Georgian sash windows with original sealed shutters and display cills looking south to entrance front garden. Attractive original cast iron fireplace with granite hearth and wooden mantle. 2 Double radiators. TV point.
15'9 x 10'9 (4.8m x 3.28m). Double aspect room with Georgian window looking to front enclosed south garden and window to west garden. Wooden glazed door to garden. Superb original wooden panelling. Exposed wooden bressumer. Exposed wide floorboards. Double radiator. Original moulded cornice.
15'9 x 12'3 (4.8m x 3.73m). West facing sash window. Woodworks of Lewes range of limed oak kitchen units incorporating Butlers sink with mixer lever tap and grooved drainer, granite worktops and range of cupboards and drawers. Space and point for electric cooker. Wooden dresser with drawers and cupboards under. Potterton Kingfisher gas fired boiler. Double radiator. Tiled floor. Kenneth Clark tiled splashbacks. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Full height cupboard with window ventilating shelved pantry. Space under for fridge/freezer. Space and plumbing for washing machine.
Superb Georgian staircase. Exposed wooden floorboards. Radiator and thermostat. Door to cellar. Door to west ancillary accommodation. Wooden moulded Georgian facade to staircase and woodwork.
19'1 x 17'2 (5.82m x 5.23m). 9' (2.74m) ceiling height. Original east facing sash window with tree top views. Superb flagstone floor. Arched area to window. High dado shelf with original matchboard wood panelling. Fireplace. Storage cupboard with shelf top and panelling housing fuse box. Exposed pine shelved cupboards. Radiator with thermostat. Door to kitchen.
Flagstone floor. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Door to garden.
Low level w.c. Wash hand basin. Tiled floor. Second door to courtyard
12' x 7'6 (3.66m x 2.29m) with electric light and fitted shelves.
with window to internal small courtyard
9'6 x 5'5 (2.9m x 1.65m). Glazed door.
8'6 x 7'4 (2.59m x 2.24m) with window and fitted shelves. Power and light.
2 Gates to entrance from South Street and Timberyard Lane with stone paved pathway. Laurel hedges to south and east with shrub beds and trellis to wild and orchid areas. Brick path to small eastern garden with privet hedge and borders and small 'morning' patio. West facing patio leading to main lawned garden, walled to south and west with trees and shrubs to boundaries and vegetable garden to north-west bordering the greenhouse. Wisteria. Outside water tap and water butt.
THE PROPERTY MISDESCRIPTIONS ACT 1991
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DATA PROTECTION ACT 1998
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