5 bedroom house for saleSouthover High Street, Lewes, East Sussex
Guide Price £1,075,000
- Double fronted Grade II Georgian townhouse
- 5/6 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
- 2 Large reception rooms
- Sought after position close to Lewes Station
This handsome and deceptively spacious double fronted mid terrace house is understood to date from the early 19th century and provides well-proportioned accommodation over three floors. Features of note include parquet flooring in the entrance hall, drawing room and sitting room. The drawing room has an open fireplace, a generous range of book shelves and a door leading to the courtyard. The sitting room also has a fireplace which is inset with a wood burning stove.
The kitchen is fitted with an attractive range of cream fronted units and there is a gas fired Aga as well as a hob and oven. There is also a walkin pantry and a good size utility room. From the kitchen a door opens onto the steps leading to the cellars which consist of 4 adjoining rooms. From the dining room a door leads out to the courtyard.
The principal bedroom, with its generous dressing room, is located on the first floor. The dressing room could be reinstated as a separate room to provide bedroom 6. There are four further double bedrooms and two wellappointed bathrooms on the first and second floors. A small study is also located on the second floor. Other features include some wood panelling, wood shutters, many period fireplaces and sash windows.
7 Southover High Street is situated on one of the most historic and attractive streets in Lewes, close to the centre of the town and a short distance from Lewes mainline railway station with its regular service to London (London Victoria/London Bridge in about 64 minutes). The Elizabethan house, Southover Grange, with its beautiful public gardens is a very short distance from the property.
Lewes is a thriving county town situated within the South Downs National Park. The town has a good range of individual shops, a number of popular cafes and restaurants, as well as regular food and farmers' markets, and several supermarkets. The city of Brighton and Hove is about 8 miles to the south west and provides a comprehensive range of cultural and shopping facilities. The South Downs National Park provides wonderful opportunities for walking and recreation.
The internationally renowned Glyndebourne Opera House is about 3 miles to the east.
To the rear of the house is a brick paved courtyard with a cherry tree. Steps lead up to a roof terrace from which there are some views over the roof tops of the town and to the castle beyond.
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