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5 bedroom town house for sale

East Street, Lewes

Under Offer £525,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Spacious accommodation
  • Excellent scope for updating/refurbishment
  • Town centre loaction

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The property is situated in the very heart of Lewes town centre, just yards and parallel from Lewes High Street. East Street is an attractive street, just a ‘stone`s throw` from Waitrose superstore and the Eastgate shopping centre and close to the town core with period individual buildings and historical attractions, as well as individual shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants. Lewes Wildlife Park, riverside walks and the South Downs are within easy reach.

A superb Grade II listed 5-storey town house with spacious accommodation. The property has 5 bedrooms with period features throughout and is of great character. East Street has a majority of mathematical tile elevations with sloping slate roofs. The property has a large 50` (15.24m) depth walled garden and requires full modernisation, giving the opportunity to install a tip-top contemporary style town house.

Energy Efficiency Rating Band: Exempt



15`3 x 11`5 (4.66m x 3.51m) into feature sash bay window with open views to Albion Street gardens and oblique view to the South Downs. Eaves cupboards into dormer and eaves cupboards to north side. Steep galleried staircase leading to:-


Stairs to half landing with original balustrades and hand rail.

14`2 x 11`7 (4.33m x 3.57m). 2 Sash windows with southerly aspect to Albion Street gardens and oblique views to the South Downs. 2 Recessed double wardrobe cupboards with rails. Picture rail.

11`5 x 9`7 (3.51m x 2.96m). Double room with sash window to rear garden. Tiled fireplace and hearth with wooden mantle. Double recessed wardrobe cupboard with rail. Picture rail.


Stairs to half landing and first and second floors.

14`6 x 12`9 (4.45m x 3.93m) into feature bay window overlooking Albion Street and with glimpses of the South Downs. 2 Recessed wardrobe cupboards with rails. Picture rail.

11`4 x 9`6 (3.47m x 2.93m). Sash window overlooking the rear garden. Single wardrobe cupboard currently with fitted shelves. Original cast iron fireplace with wooden mantle.

Window to rear garden. Dado wood panelling. Original balustrades and exposed wooden hand rail.

Window. Low level w.c.


Original entrance door with glazed lights. Wooden dado panelling. Dado rail with anaglypta paper. Radiator. Central feature arch. Stairs to first floor landing with wooden balustrade and exposed wooden hand rail. Door to cellar.

12` x 11`7 (3.66m x 3.57m). Sash window with southerly aspect to East Street. Tiled fireplace with cast iron solid fuel burner. 4 Wall light points. Picture rail. T.V. point.

11`6 x 8`3 (3.54m x 2.53m). Sash window to rear garden. Tiled open fireplace with hearth and shelved cupboards with base cupboards under to each reveal. Central lobby with door to rear garden. Airing cupboard with copper hot water tank, immersion heater and slatted shelves. Telephone point.

11`5 x 8`2 (3.51m x 2.50m). Window to side garden. Sink unit with drainer, drawers and cupboards under. Worktop with space and plumbing for washing machine. Point for electric cooker. Rayburn for heating hot water and radiator, with chimney tiled recess.

Double aspect room with window to side and to glazed shed. Panelled steel bath. Dolphin electric shower. Pedestal wash basin. Tiled walls.

15`2 x 10`8 (4.63m x 3.29m). Arched and shelved chimney area. Brick floor. Window light to street. Coal hatch. Electric fuse box and meter. Water meter.


Side path with stone pavings and brick inserts. Outside water tap. Beyond the house there is approximately 50` (15.24m) depth garden. The garden is fully walled, having brick and flint walls to all sides. Lawn with central pathway and elevated flower and shrub borders. Part glazed storage shed 6`8 x 6`4 (2.07m x 1.95m).

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
26 October 2016

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