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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Kingston Road, Lewes

Sold STC £995,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial detached house
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Reception rooms
  • Stunning Views
  • Off street parking
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Elevated position
  • EPC - 60

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Substantial 4 bedroom detached home ideally located on the south west of Lewes. Kuring-gai sits proudly in an elevated position, set well back from the road, offering stunning views across the Ouse valley towards Firle Beacon. With versatile living accommodation the ground floor offers a large triple aspect living room and further open kitchen breakfast room with dining area. There is also a further room on the ground floor and shower room making this an ideal guest suite, play room or office space. Upstairs are 4 bedrooms with a balcony on the master room with a breath taking outlook. The gardens have been designed and landscaped to make use of the views and provide secluded seating /entertaining areas. Raised beds and wooden steps link the front and back garden which are surrounded by yew hedges and pleached holm oak. Ample off street parking for several vehicles.


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 medieval and Georgian 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. Highly regarded primary schools are an easy walk as are Priory Secondary School, Southdown College and Lewes Old Grammar School.

Property ref: 121_1566_4109598

Family Bathroom 
Modern suite comprising of low level W/C, wash hand basin with storage under and side panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment. Sash window to the side of the property with views towards the South Downs and contemporary style heated towel rail, fully tiled walls and ceiling spotlights.

Front Garden 
Lawned with a range of mature trees, shrubs and yew topiary , giving stunning vantage point with views across farm land to the South Downs. Garden is set over several levels with sleepers and steps raising to;

Side Garden 
Raised beds with roses and flowers provide symmetry to the lawned garden .
Patio area with ample space for entertaining, tables, chairs and space for Barbequing. Outside storage cupboard and further steps leading to;

Top Tier Garden 
The kitchen garden provides raised beds for cut flowers and vegetables. There are fruit trees and a fenced area for chickens. A mature yew tree provides shade for a spring garden and area for composting .

Playroom/Bedroom 5 
3.86m x 3.47m (12' 8" x 11' 5")
2 Ceiling roof lights, wall up lights and further spotlights. Hard wood floors and double doors opening out onto the side patio.

Downstairs Shower Room 
Matching suite comprising low level W/C, pedestal wash hand basin and walk in shower cubicle with electric shower. Fitted roof lights, shelving and extractor fan.

First Floor Landing 
Loft access hatch and doors to all first floor rooms.

Bedroom 1 
4.73m x 4.23m (15' 6" x 13' 11")
Central ceiling light point, period style built in storage and impressive door and window combination opening out onto first floor balcony with stunning views across Lewes countryside towards The South Downs.

Bedroom 2 
4.53m x 4.31m (14' 10" x 14' 2")
Central ceiling light point, period style built in storage cupboard and sash windows overlooking the side of the property.

Bedroom 3 
3.57m x 2.94m (11' 9" x 9' 8")
Central ceiling light point, sash window overlooking the rear of the property.

Bedroom 4 
2.78m x 2.38m at widest point (9' 1" x 7' 10")
Central ceiling light point, sash window overlooking the side of the property with views towards the South Downs.

Living Room 
9.36m x 4.09m (30' 9" x 13' 5")
Large triple aspect room with 2 central ceiling light points, impressive fire place with built in wood burning stove. Windows overlooking both sides of the property and further large window overlooking the front garden with stunning views over towards The South Downs. Doorway through to;

5.13m x 1.65m (16' 10" x 5' 5")
Tiled floor, windows to all sides with doors and steps leading down to the front garden. Providing similar views as that of the living room.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
5.89m Max x 5.15m Max (19' 4" x 16' 11")
Partly glazed door leading from hallway, 'L' shaped room, tiled floors with partly glazed door leading to rear garden, with windows to both sides and further roof light windows. Opening through to solid wood floors, Kitchen comprising of Granite work surfaces incorporating a range of low level cupboards and drawers, 1 and 1/2 bowl sink with drainer and mixer tap. Range style gas cooker with 5 ring gas burner hob, fully tiled surround, space and plumbing for Washing Machine and fitted Dishwasher. Extending through to breakfast area with space for dining table and chairs, impressive period style fireplace with fitted shelving and tiled stone, original fitted side recessed cupboards with a range of shelving space. Adjoining door from hallway. Fitted walk in style larder cupboard with range of shelving and window overlooking the side of the property. Sliding double glazed patio doors opening onto side terrace and garden

Front Entrance 
Private Road leading from the Kingston Road to the elevated position of Kuring-gai. Parking to the front of the property with ample space for 3 cars, pathway leading to gardens.

Entrance Hall 
Half Glazed Front Door opening into entrance hall. Doors to all ground floor rooms and open spindle staircase rising to first floor, solid wood floors and under stairs storage cupboard.

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Added on Rightmove:
16 May 2016


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