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3 bedroom terraced house for sale

Herstmonceux

£485,000

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Tenure: Freehold

Guide Price 485,000 - 520,000
A most substantial and impressive central portion of this former Estate house providing most versatile and spacious living accommodation arranged over four floors and located on the periphery of this much sought after Sussex village. Three bedrooms, two reception rooms, dressing room and separate shower room/WC, good-sized gardens and parking. Apply Heathfield 01435 864233

Description: Approached via a small country lane that continues to form into a private driveway which passes an attractive lake and finally terminates at the entrance of Lime House. Understood to have been originally built in circa 1835 with later additions and formerly the childhood home of the renowned Water Colour Artist and Travel Writer Augustus Hare, famous for also writing the longest biography in the English Language. Today, this impressive former Estate house is arranged into four very individual homes. Throughout, this spacious property still retains many characteristics from a property of this period including; large principal rooms with high ceilings, ornate cornices, ceiling roses in addition to high skirting-boards, picture rails and solid internal doors.

. Notable features include a capacious former billiard room offering a variety of usages from formal dining to a consultancy room measuring 24'8 x 19'9, a country style fully fitted bespoke kitchen affords access to the breakfast room with a pleasant outlook over the rear gardens. A well-proportioned sitting room with a feature open fireplace is also accessible from the reception hall and breakfast room. The accommodation which is arranged over four floors also incorporates a large principal bedroom, family bathroom, guest bedroom and a top floor suite comprising of a bedroom, dressing room and a separate shower room/WC. The accommodation and location coupled with private and good-sized gardens and private parking must be viewed for all to be fully appreciated.

Vendor's Quote: "Lime House is certainly not just another house, for me it has been an 11 year love affair, a truly magical place to live."

Location: Herstmonceux is a most popular village and is well served by a good range of local shops, a public house and well known restaurants. A more comprehensive range of amenities are available in the nearby town of Hailsham, whilst the popular seaside town of Eastbourne is within easy access. Herstmonceux village is surrounded by countryside and farmland, with many country walks and historical places to visit.


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