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3 bedroom commercial property for sale

High Street, Lewes, East Sussex

Guide Price £575,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Rarely available freehold opportunity
  • Same ownership since 1923
  • Historic County Town
  • Refurbishment opportunity
  • Sought after thoroughfare
  • Opposite Lewes Castle

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The historically important property is located on the south side of the high street immediately opposite the entrance to Lewes Castle. The property has origins dated back to 1330 and its ownership has been tracked back to 1542 (further details are available on request). Since 1923, the property has been in the same family ownership and has traded as a tailor/outfitters but was used as a bakers and confectioners through most of the 19th century.
The property is grade 2 listed and is arranged as retail on the ground and lower ground floor areas with additional residential rooms to the lower ground floor rear. The upper floors are arranged as residential accommodation and comprise 4 large rooms plus bathroom with the second floor comprising 2 smaller attic rooms. The property has separate access from both High Street and St Martin’s Lane to the residential accommodation and is in need of upgrading and modernisation. There is also a small external patio area.

Location:
Lewes is the historic county town of East Sussex and has a population of approximately 17,000. Brighton lies 9 miles to the southwest and Newhaven 8 miles to the southeast. The town has good transport links with a direct line to London Victoria (1 hour 10 mins) and the A27 trunk road taking traffic along the south coast between Eastbourne and Southampton passing to the south of the town.

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Property ref: 121_1566_4033117


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