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2 bedroom cottage for sale

Frederick Gardens, Brighton, BN1

Under Offer £400,000

Property Description

Key features

  • bn1
  • hidden gem
  • 527 sq ft
  • North Laines CA
  • Garden, roof terrace
  • Parking Zone Y

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

guide price £400,000 - £440,000

hidden gem

Ideally located as a home or holiday let, this charming two bedroom Victorian cottage is a short hop from Brighton station, fabulous shops and restaurants and near to the beach. In one of Brighton’s historical twittens quietly tucked away at the heart of the fashionable North Laines this characterful home has a sheltered garden at the front as well as a rare and rather glamorous west facing roof terrace which is open to the south.

In brief:

Style: 1820’s bow fronted cottage

Bedrooms: 2

Living rooms: 1

Area: 527 sq ft

Outside: Garden, roof terrace

Parking: Zone Y

Location: North Laines CA

Why you’ll like it:

Head and heart will fall for this endearing period cottage in a great spot by the station and right by the North Lines. Reached through a leafy garden large enough to dine in, the sheltering porch is topped by a unique, rounded fan light and leads to the smart front door. Inside does not disappoint with a light filled living room, where the east facing bow window makes up much of the front wall and there is a big sash window in the far wall as well. A wooden fire place matches the natural flooring and shelving, giving a pared back and cohesive feel to a well- proportioned room which is large enough for both sofas and a dining table.

Past under stair storage, the door in the far wall opens into a streamlined kitchen which has double doors to your left leading out to a central glass roofed conservatory, ideal for a bistro table and chairs, so you can plan your weekend together beneath the stars as the supper cooks. The contemporary kitchen has plenty of units with gleaming work surfaces, the gas hob and electric oven are integrated beneath an extractor and  two levels of lighting means you can choose your mood.

At the far end of the house, the luxury bathroom is convenient for guests and has a shower above the bath and natural light.

Upstairs, the restful master bedroom has fitted wardrobes already in place and gazes over the quiet, pedestrian twitten to what is now a post office but which used to be the famous Regency Iron and Brass Foundry, (1823) producing most of the delicate wrought iron work seen in the Regency city, and for which these houses with their market garden would provide food and possibly lodgings for the workers. At the back of the house, the guest bedroom is approximately 2.62m x 2.51 and would make a very nice study too, especially as it has a door leading out to a fabulous roof terrace, facing west for the afternoon sunshine.

Bear in mind:

You can walk to the shops, clubs, restaurants, theatres beach and the station from this house.

Owner’s secret:

“Every weekend is like a holiday, and we don’t need to use the car!”

Where it is:

Shops: Queen’s Road 2 minute walk

Train Station: Brighton mainline a 4 minute walk

Seafront or Park: Seafront about a 10 minute walk, St. Nicholas Rest Gardens 4 minutes

Closest Schools:

Primary: St Paul’s C of E

Secondary: Cardinal Newman

Private: Brighton College, Brighton and Hove High

Perfect for commuters and busy city lovers, this unique home is within minutes of fashionable shopping, restaurants, clubs and theatres. Ready to move into, this bright house is also conveniently located for parks which as well as providing cool green spaces also host events in the various city festivals and it is perfect for commuters as the station is so close.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
03 October 2016


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