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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Castle Precincts, Lewes

Offers in Region of £925,000

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Tenure: Freehold

Brack Mound Lodge is in an idyllic position overlooking the Castle Bowling Green beautifully framed by Lewes Castle. The property has a triple aspect being extremely light with a fantastic atmosphere, also having views over Castle Banks to open countryside and the South Downs to the west and over Lewes roof tops to Lewes Golf Course to the east. The property is elevated at the top of Castle Banks in one of the quietist town centre locations, just a few hundred yards from Lewes High Street with period buildings, including historic attractions within immediate reach of individual shops, public houses, restaurants and 3 superstores, a little beyond, Lewes Railway Station is less than 10 minutes` walk (London Victoria approx 1 hour) London Bridge.

A period Grade II Listed semi-detached house built we understand around 1760. The property has immense character with exposed period beams and sloping ceilings. There are bay windows with sash and casement, fireplaces with wood burners, exposed floorboards and clay tile floors. The owner has converted the lower floor into a magnificent 2nd sitting room with separate access, adding to an attractive ground floor with individual kitchen and gas AGA. The property has a front courtyard and a west facing walled garden, as well as gas fired central heating.

Energy Efficiency Rating Band: N/A – Grade II Listed



With double casement windows having magnificent views to Hamsey open countryside, South Downs including Chalk Cliff and the attractive seating area at the top of Castle Banks, as well as the Castle Bowling Green and a superb outlook of Lewes Castle itself. Stairs to 1st floor. Exposed wall and ceiling beams. Exposed floorboards. Wood panelling and wall light. Door to:-

17`7 x 14`10 (5.39m x 4.29m). A most attractive room with door to open landing and with triple aspect casement window to east and front garden, Lewes roof tops and centrepiece of South Downs including Lewes Golf course. South facing casement window over the Maltings and to Lewes Castle and trees to the west. Full sloping ceiling height with host of exposed wooden beams with rafters, cross timber and purlin. Superb high back Victorian roll top bath with clawed feet. Double radiator. Original door.


With stairs to 2nd floor and to ground floor sitting room. Sash window to Lewes Castle and tree and grass area to top of Castle Banks. Original door.

18`1 x 10`1 (5.51m x 3.07m). Into bay window. Double aspect room with sash window to Castle Banks. Bayed window to the Maltings and glimpse of Castle Bowling Green. Wardrobe cupboard with hanging rail and cupboard over. Double radiator with thermostat. Fitted shelves. Wash hand basin.

12`3 x 8`5 (3.74m x 2.59m). (double). Sash window to front garden with rooftop views and beyond to South Downs (Lewes Golf Course). Radiator. Original fireplace with double cupboard doors to cast iron mantel. Fitted shelves. Original door.

Storage cupboard with permission for Planning and Listed Building consent for separate cloakroom, currently with fitted shelves and hanging rail. Telephone point.


18` x 18`.5 (5.48m x 5.63m). Entrance door from front garden. Double aspect with sash window to east to front garden and further window over stairs to lower reception floor. Attractive bay window to Maltings. Exposed floorboards. Fitted bookshelves with cupboard under. Dimmer switch. 2 double radiators. 2 wall lights. Telephone point. Antique cast iron wood burner within tiled fireplace. Wooden ornate mantelpiece. Cupboards to side with gas fired central heating boiler. Georgian stairs to first floor landing with painted balustrades and hand rail. Hatch to kitchen door to rear hallway. Understairs cupboard with separate electric programmer. Hexagonal clay tiled floor. Glazed door to west facing garden. Radiator. Cloaks hanging space. 2 storage cupboards. Power point. Hatch to roof space.

12`9 x 10` (3.93m x 3.04m). Double aspect with magnificent casement window over the AGA towards Castle Bowling Green and framed picture of Lewes Castle. Casement window to attractive garden wall and garden. Modern ceramic sink unit with drawers and cupboards under. Space and plumbing for washing machine. AGA with 2 hot plates and 2 ovens. Hexagonal clay tile newly fitted floor. Recessed spotlights. Space for fridge/freezer. Hatch to sitting room. Antique pine furniture including dresser possibly available subject to negotiation.

7`4 x 6`3 (2.25m x 1.92m). Double aspect room. Wood panelled steel bath with Victorian mixer taps and shower attachment. Tiled walls. Bristan integral shower. Shower curtain and rail. Wash hand basin. Double radiator. Low level W.C. Hexagonal clay tile floor. Deta extractor fan.

18` x 18`.5 (5.48m x 5.63m).This floor has been fully restored into exceptional accommodation. Wooden tread stairs from the ground floor with wooden balustrades lead to this superb room with door to brick steps to front garden. Window to stairs. Window light to south. Oak floor. Vertical steel pole. Barrelled arch to storage area with tiled floor. Brick fireplace with brick hearth and Stovax cast iron wood burner. Exposed ceiling joists. Further chimney arch of white painted brick. 4 wall lights. Brick original copper. 2 double radiators. Low level arch.

10`3 x 5`7 (3.13m x 1.73m). Superb barrelled ceiling. Brick floor. Plumbing for washing machine. Double power point. Wall lights. 2 beamed shelf tops.


Wooden gate from Castle Precincts with hedge privacy screen. Brick attractive forecourt with brick raised roundel with magnolia grandiflora. Brick patio seating area with shared access to Brack Mound House. Brick steps to lower reception floor with separate door and cast iron railing. Outside light.


Timber gate from Castle Banks with brick area and brick steps to garden. Approx 25` x 25` max (7.62m x 7.62m). Paved patio area receiving south and west sun with additional shaded area. Raised brick shrub bed. Aspect to Castle Banks and Brack Mound. Further corner bed. Outside light.

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Added on Rightmove:
29 September 2016

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