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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Bishops Lane, Ringmer, East Sussex, BN8

£895,000

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Tenure: Freehold

AT A GLANCE
Delightful detached Victorian family home
Stunning views of the South Downs
Still retaining many period features
Well fitted maple Woodworks kitchen/breakfast room & newly fitted boiler (2014)
Utility room & Cloakroom
Office/Art Studio
Double aspect dining room
Living room with feature ceiling, marble fireplace & exposed floorboards
Double aspect Family room with feature fireplace and views over the village green
15' ft main bedroom with en-suite & 'breathtaking views' over the green & towards the downs
Three further bedrooms (one with wash basin) & family bathroom
31' Open plan attic room with a variety of uses (could be divided stnc)
Eaves Storage
Delightful mature garden mainly laid to lawn with an abundance of flower and shrub borders interspersed with trees, plus raised vegetable beds and fruit trees
Ample Parking

This is a truly delightful Victorian house with stunning views over the village green to the South Downs. The property still retains many period features including marble fireplaces, exposed floorboards, sash windows and original stucco ceilings in both reception rooms.
Being situated within walking distance of the village shops and with easy access to the Lewes mainline station (London Victoria 65 mins tbv). Giving you a semi-rural feeling but with excellent links to London.

The maple fitted Woodwork kitchen /breakfast room gives the house a warm country feel, with double doors opening onto the separate dining excellent for entertaining and parties. The reception rooms have delightful views over the village green and towards the South Downs. The family room can have many purposes and has a lovely feature fireplace and tall sash windows.

There is a useful office/studio to the rear of the house, excellent if you work from home or run your own business.

The main bedroom has the stunning views to the South downs with an en-suite shower room. There are a further three bedrooms with family bathroom and cloakroom. On the top floor is a wonderful triple aspect 31' open plan room. This could be easily divided (stnc) if one so wished.

The garden to the rear is truly delightful mainly laid to lawn with an abundance of flower and shrub borders interspersed with trees. With raised vegetable beds and fruit trees to the side of the garden. With a lovely timber deck with arbour to enjoy a glass of wine in the evening sun.

SITUATION
The property is in a premier position overlooking the village green, but with the added advantage of being within a short level walking distance from the local shops.
The local shops include a butchers, baker, hairdresser, general store with post office, restaurants, takeaways and nearby doctors and pharmacy. This popular picture perfect East Sussex village is centrally located around the village green, which during the summer months hosts the local cricket club amongst many other local gatherings The village hall is located opposite the green and its within a short distance to the village church. The world famous Glyndebourne Opera House is just outside the village.
Nearby Lewes has a mainline railway station with services to London (Victoria 65 mins tbv) as well as Brighton and Eastbourne.
Historic Lewes offers more comprehensive shopping facilities (including two supermarkets), leisure centre, tertiary college and rail station with services to London Victoria in just under the hour. The coast at Newhaven is within 10 miles, Brighton 13 and Eastbourne 21.


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Added on Rightmove:
17 February 2016

Nearest stations

  • Glynde (2.7 mi)
  • Lewes (2.8 mi)
  • Cooksbridge (3.1 mi)
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23 High Street Lewes BN7 2LU

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Nearest stations

  • Glynde (2.7 mi)
  • Lewes (2.8 mi)
  • Cooksbridge (3.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Winkworth, Lewes

23 High Street Lewes BN7 2LU

01273 839183 Local call rate

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