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5 bedroom town house for sale

High Street, Lewes, East Sussex

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Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II Listed Building
  • High Street location
  • Renovation opportunity
  • 4 Storey house
  • Circa 4,360 Sq.ft.
  • Planning consent for residential conversion
  • Ample parking
  • EPC - N/A

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A rare opportunity to acquire an entire period house upon the historic Lewes High Street. Previously used as offices this beautiful grade II Listed Building dates back to the mid 18th century and retains some period character. The property now has consent to be used as a residential property and offers the potential to create something rather spectacular. The property is set over 4 floors, spanning circa 4,360sq.ft with a lift, large rear garden space and parking area. There are plans approved to create a substantial house with 5 bedrooms and 4 reception rooms.

Planning consent.

The property is currently used as offices. There is full Planning Permission and Listed Building consent in place for a change of use from office to residential, including internal alterations. Copies of the consent and planning permission are available from Oakley on request. Alternatively you can find full details at www.lewes.gov.uk searching 212 High Street, Lewes. Plans of the proposed alternations are also available on request.

A rare opportunity to acquire an entire period house upon the historic Lewes High Street. Previously used as offices this beautiful grade II Listed Building dates back to the mid 18th century and retains some period character. The property now has consent to be used as a residential property and offers the potential to create something rather spectacular. The property is set over 4 floors, spanning circa 4,360sq.ft with a lift, large rear garden space and parking area. There are plans approved to create a substantial house with 5 bedrooms and 4 reception rooms.

Planning consent.

The property is currently used as offices. There is full Planning Permission and Listed Building consent in place for a change of use from office to residential, including internal alterations. Copies of the consent and planning permission are available from Oakley on request. Alternatively you can find full details at www.lewes.gov.uk searching 212 High Street, Lewes. Plans of the proposed alternations are also available on request.

Location:
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_4274577

Front Entrance 
On street entrance with a step rising into portico porch with exterior light.

Inner Hall/Passage 
Lift shaft and entrance to lift. Feature panelled wall and partly glazed door leading to rear of the property.

Basement Office 
5.41m x 4.62m (17' 9" x 15' 2")
Door opening to stairs from Entrance Hall descending to Basement Office. Ceiling light fittings and partly glazed door leading to the front of the property. Additional window overlooking the front of the property. Built in storage cupboard.

Store Room 
Window overlooking the front of the property.

Boiler Room 
Housing floor mounted gas fired boiler.

Basement Passage 
Flagstone floor, lift shaft and entrance to lift.

Lift Motor Room 
Housing lift motor and controls.

Secure Storage Space 
Housing a range of shelving space.

Meeting Room 
4.00m x 3.80m (13' 1" x 12' 6")
Ceiling strip lights, exposed beams and window overlooking the rear of the property. Glass door leading to the rear of the property.

Inner Hallway 
Feature arched window overlooking the rear of the property. Lift shaft and lift entrance.

Shower Room with W/C 
Matching suite comprising low level W/C, wash hand basin and walk in shower cubical.

Landing 
Stairs rising from first floor with exposed feature wall.

Room 
6.83m x 3.76m (22' 5" x 12' 4")
Ceiling strip lights and large bow window overlooking the rear of the property.

Inner Hall 
Lift shaft and lift access.

Entrance Hall 
4.77m x 3.92m (15' 8" x 12' 10")
Solid wood front door opening into hall. Sash window overlooking the front of the property. Feature panelled walls and marble fireplace with cast iron insert.

Reception Office 
5.96m x 4.45m (19' 7" x 14' 7")
Ceiling light fittings and picture rail. Three windows overlooking the front of the property and feature marble fireplace with cast iron insert.

W/C 
Cubicle cloakroom with low level W/C and pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback. Window overlooking the rear of the property and built in cupboard.

Kitchen 
Work surface incorporating a range of cabinets with inset stainless steel sink with mixer tap and tiled splashback.

Rear Garden 
Accessed via rear glazed door. Ramp providing disabled access to the property. Steps rising to large gravelled parking area with flint wall to both sides. Mature tree. Parking accessed from East Street.

Conference Room 
6.89m x 4.64m (22' 7" x 15' 3")
Ceiling pendent light fittings and large bow window overlooking the rear of the property. Wall mounted air conditioning unit and double wooden doors leading to reception office.

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Added on Rightmove:
19 October 2016

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