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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Church Lane, Lewes

Under Offer £995,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Overlooking the River Ouse
  • Stunning Seating Area
  • Parking
  • Countryside Views
  • 4 Bedrooms

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Situated in this semi-rural private lane past Malling Church and Malling Deanery and to the far end of a cul de sac, beautifully positioned on the riverbank. The property has stunning seating areas on the River Ouse and views over countryside towards Lewes. Despite the quiet feeling of countryside, there is an easy walk to two of Lewes`s superstores via Brooks Road, which is about 10 minutes walk. Or to Lewes High Street via Willey Bridge and Pells Wildlife area, a similar distance. Lewes`s historic centre has attractive period properties and historical attractions, with individual shops, public houses and restaurants and just beyond in the southern district, Lewes Railways Station (London Victoria approx. 1 hour) London Bridge.

A most attractive detached house on the riverbanks of the River Ouse. The property is a white painted brick and flint house with climbing plants, with a front parking courtyard and a beautifully landscaped garden with numerous seating areas for all parts of the day. There is a morning private patio, an attractive lawn and raised terrace and a jetty, both overlooking the river. The property has 4 double bedrooms, one with an ensuite bathroom and a modern family shower room. The ground floor has excellent facility, with an approx. 30ft sitting room, large dining room arched to a fitted kitchen/breakfast room. There is a morning sun room and a utility room and downstairs cloakroom. The property is in good order, with gas central heating, double glazed windows and has superb views.

Energy Efficiency Rating Band: D


With timber panelled walls. Bench seat with storage below. Double glazed east facing window. Radiator. Linen storage cupboard under with shelves. Stairs to ground floor entrance hall. Step to upper landing. Double power point.

MASTER BEDROOM - 12'9" (3.89m) x 9'7" (2.92m)
Widening to 15` (4.57m). Full set of wardrobes with 3 double wardrobe cupboards with hanging rails, shelves and cupboards over. Wall lights and dimmer switch. Sash window to western view over to fields to South Downs. Double radiator. Alarm panel. TV point.

White suite of wood panelled steel bath with grips and mixer taps. Triton T88Y electric fitted shower. Wash hand basin with mixer taps and cupboards under. Shaver point. Tiled walls. Dimplex electric convector heater. Low level WC. Bidet. Radiator. Double glazed window to west. Bathroom cabinet. Spotlight.

BEDROOM 2 - 15'10" (4.83m) x 14'8" (4.47m)
Double radiator. Sash window to eastern aspect over gardens. Laminate floor. 2 wall lights.


BEDROOM 3 - 13'7" (4.14m) x 9'3" (2.82m)
Double glazed window with superb views over garden and river and towards Wallands Crescent in the distance. 2 wall lights. Double radiator. Timber and panelled walls.

BEDROOM 4/STUDY - 10'9" (3.28m) x 8'8" (2.64m)
Double glazed window to western aspect to field. Double storage cupboard with fitted shelves. Double radiator. Telephone point. Hatch to insulated loft space with folding loft ladder.

FAMILY SHOWER ROOM - 8'10" (2.69m) x 7'10" (2.39m)
Fitted modern shower with glazed shower screen. Belgrave power shower with Jacuzzi jets. Santon low level WC. Santon wash basin with cupboard under. 2 wall lights. Double casement window to east. Chromium heated towel rail with antique radiator. Airing cupboard with copper hot water tank and immersion heater with fitted shelves.


Glazed door to:-

Half circular light over door. Terracotta tiled floor. Arch and glazed door to sitting room. Door to dining room. Stairs to first floor landing.

SITTING ROOM - 29'5" (8.97m) x 14'0" (4.27m)
Including front loggia 29`5 x 14` (8.99m x 4.26m). Glazed panel enclosing loggia with casement window to front courtyard to west. Timber panelled walls. Main sitting area. 2 exposed wooden ceiling beams. Brick fireplace with tiled hearth and brick columns with wooden bressemer. Fitted shelving to north wall. Recessed spotlights. 2 double radiators. Display area. Double aspect to east over private morning patio.

DINING ROOM - 15'0" (4.57m) x 10'2" (3.1m)
Double aspect to south over main garden to riverbank, east and west to courtyard. Ceiling beam. Recessed spotlights. Terracotta tiled floor. Double radiator. Arch to:-

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM - 18'5" (5.61m) x 12'0" (3.66m)
Glazed door to main garden and casement double glazed window. 2.5 bowl coloured Carron Phoenix sink unit with mixer taps and jet gun. Tiled work surfaces with wooden cupboards under including corner cupboard. Dishwasher, wall cupboards over. Further dresser area with tiled worktop and drawers, pan drawers and cupboard under. Hotpoint ceramic 4 ring electric hob with tiled work surfaces to each side and cupboards under with pull out shelves and cupboards under. Gas Rayburn with 2 hot plates, 3 ovens with tiled recess. Built in electric oven with cupboards under and wall cupboards over. 2 ceiling beams. Fridge freezer with cupboards over. Door to sitting room. Recessed spotlights. Understairs double cupboard with shelves and automatic light.

UTILITY/STUDY ROOM - 19'0" (5.79m) x 8'2" (2.49m)
Double doors to south facing main garden and casement window. Wooden stairs to additional loft space with electric light. Velux rooflight. Double radiator. Terracotta tiled floor. Washing machine and tumbledryer. Stainless steel sink unit with single drainer and mixer taps with cupboards under. Meter cupboard and fuse box. Spotlights. Double glazed doors to:-

MORNING GARDEN ROOM - 16'7" (5.05m) x 7'0" (2.13m)
Upvc double glazed patio doors to east facing patio garden. Upvc double glazed window to eastern aspect. Terracotta tiled floor. Power point. Strip light. Spotlights

With low level WC. Tiled floor. Wash hand basin. Mosaic tiled walls. Window.

Approached via Church Lane past parking area with gate to west field and into short walled parking courtyard with ample parking and brick pavier floor. 5 bar gate entering The Coach House and River house with tarmacadam driveway leading to concrete parking area and 5 bar gate to western field overlooking riverbank with weeping willow. Brick courtyard leading to River House with brick columns and brick and flint surrounding walls with parking for at least 8 cars. Outside light and sensor light. Wrought iron gate to:-

South facing brick patio with outside light and outside water tap. Timber arbor area for sheltered seating overlooking the garden. Patio leads to timber shed 8` x 7` (2.43m x 2.13m) and past garden room and small pond to a further metal arbor and a slabbed east facing morning terrace. Beyond the south facing patio is an attractive lawn with higher riverbank and seating area, overlooking the River Ouse and beyond to countryside. To the west of the lawn there is a timber arbor with brick path and shallow steps, overlooking mature flower and shrub beds, as well as apple tree and bamboo. There is a mature pond and fountain and brick steps lead to final arbor to a timber seating platform overlooking the River Ouse and the countryside beyond.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
14 June 2016

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