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High Street, Alfriston, East Sussex, BN26

£525,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Ground floor accommodation comprises 28' x 12' principal show room
  • office
  • utility area
  • separate wc
  • Self-contained first floor apartment with private courtyard garden
  • large entrance hall and utility lobby with large cellar below and staircase to first floor charming sitting room
  • spacious open plan luxuriously fitted kitchen/dining room
  • bedroom suite comprising double bedroom and luxurious bathroom/wc

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An extremely rare residential and commercial opportunity in the downland village of Alfriston - A charming period property overlooking Warrior Square presently run as a highly successfully antique showroom with self-contained living accommodation above.


This Grade II listed freehold property has been substantially and tastefully restored in recent years providing an excellent commercial opportunity on the ground floor and a spacious and luxuriously appointed self-contained first floor apartment above with separate private access from its own courtyard garden. The property represents a rare opportunity sold with full vacant possession and offering scope for use as 2 self-contained units with letting potential.

Enviably located within the highly sought after and picturesque downland village of Alfriston. The Old Manse occupies an outstanding location on the south west corner of Warrior Square fronting the High Street and Rope Walk. Alfriston provides the principal shopping facilities for the downland villages set within the scenic Cuckmere valley which is flanked by glorious downland countryside which now forms part of the South Downs National Park attracting an increasing number of visitors to this highly sought after corner of the Sussex countryside. There are rail services from nearby Berwick station which give access to London Victoria and to Gatwick. Eastbourne is about 8 miles distant offering a range of amenities including theatres and one of the largest sailing marinas on the south coast. There is world class opera at nearby Glyndebourne and the glorious surrounding downland affords wonderful recreational opportunity.


Ground Floor Accommodation comprises: 

Principal Show Room 
8.8m x 3.9m
reducing to 9'8" (2.95m) at the rear featuring an open fireplace, beamed ceilings and a double aspect with windows to the front and side.

Office 
3.6m x 2.67m
with garden aspect, solid oak floor and communicating with

Large Rear Utility Lobby 
with floor to ceiling fitted cabinet, deep butlers sink with mixer tap over, door to Separate wc and door to courtyard garden.

First Floor Self Contained Maisonette 
with independent access from the courtyard garden with door to

Utility Lobby 
with plumbing for washing machine, radiator and folding doors give access to the large

Entrance Hall 
with solid oak floor with underfloor heating, concealed door giving access to the staircase which descends to the large and useful Cellar below and staircase rising to the first floor.

Charming Sitting Room 
4.67m x 3.96m
into the recesses flanking the fireplace, beamed ceiling, range of fitted adjustable book shelving, radiator and fine view to the South Downs.

Spacious open plan Kitchen/Dining Room 
5.7m x 3.7m
affording a double aspect and a vaulted beamed ceiling, luxuriously equipped with a range of polished granite working surfaces with deep inset sink with mixer tap and drawers and cupboards below, matching range of storage cupboards including large pull out larder cupboard, concealed Bosch large eye level refrigerator with freezer unit below, Neff oven with slide-away door, (N.B The hob has been removed and is stored in the loft if required). Neff dishwashing machine, corner carousel storage cupboard, radiator and access to loft storage space.

Double Bedroom 
4.5m x 2.9m
to include the depth of the extensive range of floor to ceiling built in wardrobe and storage cupboards, radiator and a concealed door gives access to

Lobby 
with radiator leading to

Spacious Bathroom 
2.67m x 2.24m
luxuriously fitted with range of Fired Earth sanitary ware including the pedestal wash basin and wc, roll top Victorian style cast iron and enamelled bath on ball and claw feet with mixer tap and with shower attachment, large heated towel rail.

Outside 
There is a charming flint walled courtyard style garden to the rear securing a westerly aspect attractively paved in old brick and tile with borders. There is a large brick built log store and gated rear access.

More information from this agent

Nearest stations

  • Berwick (2.3 mi)
  • Seaford (3.5 mi)
  • Bishopstone (3.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Rager & Roberts, Eastbourne

36 Cornfield Road, Eastbourne, BN21 4QH

01323 380012 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Berwick (2.3 mi)
  • Seaford (3.5 mi)
  • Bishopstone (3.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Rager & Roberts, Eastbourne

36 Cornfield Road, Eastbourne, BN21 4QH

01323 380012 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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