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2 bedroom apartment for sale

Chichester Terrace, Brighton, BN2


Property Description

Key features

  • bn2
  • unique regency
  • 1091 sq ft
  • Kemp Town
  • Close to popular parks
  • Residents H zone

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

unique regency

With stunning sea views, this elegant two bedroom retreat is within the magnificence of a Grade I listed building on Kemp Town’s seafront. Sensitively brought into the 21st Century, this spacious apartment is unique as the private entrance to it is through the original front door, so you get a real sense of the magnificence of the Regency house and the fashionable location will appeal as either a full time home or romantic week end retreat.

In brief:

Style: Ground floor apartment in Grade I listed Regency seafront 

Bedrooms: 2 

Living rooms: 1

Area: 1091 sq ft

Parking: Residents H zone

Location: Kemp Town

Why you’ll like it:

Completed by Thomas Cubitt by 1855 with glorious proportions and a fluted Doric porch, you mount the stairs, open the gate and the grand front door and step into an atmospheric, stone lined lobby as generations have done before you. A decorative ceiling is high above your head and there are glimpses through a vast door to a long, broad hallway and huge doorways leading off to rooms as yet unseen, so you get a real feeling of grandeur. 

To your right, sunlight and sea views pour into the elegant living room through tall windows which have retained their original shutters and where intricate vines still wend their way high above the room. There is a handsome feature fireplace and on the left wall, stylish shelving frames the large opening to the kitchen, reached through a door in the hallway. The warm toned contemporary kitchen is, therefore, discrete but sociable and a breakfast bar is beneath the opening to the living room, so friends can join you as you cook and still enjoy the sea, and as there are two levels of lighting you can choose your mood. The electric hob is beneath an extractor with both the Siemens grill and oven close by in a tower and all of the other appliances, including the fridge freezer, dishwasher and washing machine are all integrated for you, so this is a kitchen waiting to entertain.

Through a hall decorated in designer paper and which is so large that it doubles as a dining room, to your right, the spacious master bedroom has a soaring ceiling with a Greco-Roman inspired frieze around it and with a huge window looking across the light well is both quiet and bright. There is also a whole wall of wardrobes, so this room is also ready to move into. 

Progressing towards the back of the building, as this large apartment spans the whole of the ground floor, there is a boiler/storage room to the right and a sliding door opposite reveals a modern bathroom with a blue glass panel, twin hand basins and heated towel rails and there is a shower above the shaped bath. At the end of the hall, which has a side window bringing in plenty of light, the guest room is airy, private and peaceful and has lots of storage space already built in.

Bear in mind: 

Once the home of composer Richard Addinsel this seafront terrace remains one of Brighton’s most desirable addresses.

Owner’s secret:

“We love the atmosphere and peace of the apartment”

Where it is:

Shops: Kemp Town Village and the Marina are both within 5 minutes

Station: Brighton mainline approx. 15 minutes by bus

Seafront or Park: The beach is opposite, the golf club and park about a 10 minute walk

Closest Schools:

Primary: St Marks C of E

Secondary: Varndean or Dorothy Stringer

Private: Brighton College

This restful Regency home is within minutes of the sea and the fashionable Kemp Town Village with its Bohemian mix of cafes, shops and restaurants. The Cosmopolitan Marina and the Theatres of Brighton are both within easy reach as are the Georgian Lanes and the Brighton Pavilion. Close to one of the top ten schools in the country, the award winning Brighton College, this exceptional home’s proximity to Brighton Station with is excellent links to Gatwick and London make this a viable proposition for those needing to travel.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
27 September 2016


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