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4 bedroom town house for sale

The Grandstand, The Old Racecourse, Lewes

Sold STC £895,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Period Townhouse
  • Beautifully presented
  • Stunning country views
  • 4 Bedrooms & office
  • 3 Reception rooms
  • Large lawned garden
  • Parking & garage
  • EPC - TBC

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Totally unique period home in an elevated position with breath taking outlook. Set across 2301 sq.ft this beautifully maintained house offers open and expansive living space including a 25ft Living Room with stunning terrace and open views. 4 Bedrooms, 3 reception rooms, 2 bathrooms and additional office space. Originally part of The Grandstand at Lewes Racecourse the property is steeped in history with charming features. The property further benefits from large gardens, front paddock, private parking and a garage.

Lewes is the county town of East Sussex, nestled within the Southdown’s National Park, with a direct fast train service to London. The town offers an excellent range of shops including 2 prime supermarkets, Waitrose and Tesco, along with a variety of independent high street shops. Additionally, Lewes offers a wide range of popular cafés, old inns and restaurants as well as a farmers market held the first weekend of every month. The internationally recognised Glyndebourne Opera House is located approx 4 miles from Lewes. High quality sports facilities including Pool , Track, Tennis as well as County and Regional teams representing Football, Rugby, Cricket and Hockey offering great opportunities for adults and children alike are all within easy walking distance of the property. A cinema complex is currently under development in the town. Highly regarded primary schools are an easy walk as are Priory Secondary School, Sussex Downs College and Lewes Old Grammar School.

Property ref: 121_1566_4031714

En-suite Shower Room 
Inset ceiling spot lights, tiled floor and partly tiled walls. Recently refitted matching suite comprising hidden cistern low level WC, wash hand basin with fitted storage below and feature mirror wall above. Fully tiled walk in shower cubicle with glass shower screens and shower attachment.

Bedroom 3 
4.50m x 2.40m (14' 9" x 7' 10")
Window overlooking the front of the property. Built in storage cupboard with folding door housing hanging and shelving.

Bedroom 4 
2.90m x 2.30m (9' 6" x 7' 7")
Window overlooking the front of the property. Built in storage cupboard with folding door housing hanging and shelving.

4.89m x 3.30m (16' 1" x 10' 10")
Window overlooking the front of the property and feature curved wall. Built in under stair storage cupboard.

Drawing Room 
7.60m x 6.10m (24' 11" x 20')
Double wooden doors opening from landing opening in to impressive living space. Inset ceiling spot lights and a range of large windows overlooking the rear of the property giving stunning views across The South Downs and the racecourse. Feature fireplace with wooden surround, stone hearth and gas fire. Sliding glazed patio doors opening out onto sun terrace.

Wooden balustrade with ample space for entertaining and stunning views.

Modern contemporary suite comprising low level WC and wash hand basin. Built in storage cupboard with shelving.

Stairs rising from first floor to further half landing with access to the bathroom and bedrooms 3 & 4. Further steps up to top floor landing with doors to the master suite and bedroom 2. Built in storage cupboard housing water cylinder.

Bedroom 1 
4.70m x 4.30m (15' 5" x 14' 1")
Window overlooking the rear of the property with stunning South Downs views. Built in wardrobe with hanging space.

3.57m x 2.61m (11' 9" x 8' 7")
Glazed roof, wood floor and glazed double doors leading onto the rear patio area.

Inset ceiling spot lights, fully tiled floor and walls. Modern white suite comprising hidden cistern low level WC, wash hand basin and side panel bath with mixer tap and shower attachment. Wall mounted shower screen and chrome heated towel rail.

Bedroom 2 
5.10m x 2.50m (16' 9" x 8' 2")
Window overlooking the rear of the property with stunning South Downs views. A range of built in wardrobes with hanging and shelving space, further cupboard in chimney recess and very deep walk in cupboard.

The rear garden features a large raised patio area with steps lowering to further paved patio with ample space for entertaining. Raised flower borders comprising a range of mature shrubs and bushes. Extensive lawned area with a range of mature trees shrubs and bushes to the end of the lawn. Stunning views across the South Downs and Lewes Racecourse. The garden extends approximately 175ft.

5.22m x 4.62m (17' 2" x 15' 2")
Electric up and over door. Light, power points and water supply.

Front Entrance 
To the front of the property is an attractive paddock with a range of mature trees and plants. Directly outside the house is ample parking for several cars. Small pathway leading to front door.

Entrance Hall 
Solid wood door opening into lobby area with two windows either side overlooking the front of the property. Partly glazed door opening into entrance hall with ceramic tiled floor, deep built in cupboard with shelving and power points.

4.49m x 3.20m (14' 9" x 10' 6")
Wood effect floor. Superb range of modern fitted kitchen units with work surface incorporating a range of base and eye level cabinets and drawers. Inset one and half bowl sink with drainer and mixer tap. 'Rangemaster Toledo' cooker with extractor cooker hood above, ceiling spotlight strip, integrated AEG dishwasher. Work surface continuation to create breakfast bar area. Window and partly glazed door overlooking and leading to conservatory. Door to utility room with fitted work surface incorporating a range of eye level cabinets. Inset stainless steel sink with drainer and mixer tap. Space and plumbing for washing machine, space for freestanding fridge/freezer.

Dining Room 
7.28m x 4.27m (23' 11" x 14')
Large picture window overlooking the rear garden with stunning far reaching views of the South Downs. Feature fireplace with wooden surround and stone insert, fitted gas fire. Further sliding glazed patio doors opening into conservatory.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
14 September 2016


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