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Melville Road, Hove, East Sussex, BN3

Key features

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  • Substantial Double Fronted Home With Immense Character and Charm
  • Four Double Bedrooms
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Large Carpeted and Boarded Attic Space
  • Kitchen / Breakfast Room
  • Bathroom and Shower Rooms
  • Pretty Walled Rear Garden With Gated Rear Access

Property description

Melville Road lies adjacent to Dyke Road with the Seven Dials being situated at the top of the road where an array of shops, cafes and restaurants and other amenities can be found. Commuters can find Brighton mainline station a few minutes' walk away in Queens Road that provide North-bound links to London/The City, with the seafront and promenade both being easily accessible. Good schools catering for all age groups are well represented within the local area.

Brought to the market having been sympathetically maintained in recent years, this beautiful family home retains a wealth of character and charm as evidenced by many cast-iron fireplaces, ornate ceiling cornices and roses, and painted wooden floors. There are four double bedrooms on the first floor in addition to an extensive carpeted and boarded loft space. On the ground floor, on one side of the house is a dual aspect lounge/dining room, whilst on the other side are two further separate reception rooms. A freestanding kitchen/breakfast room overlooks and leads out to the walled and enclosed rear garden which also has gated rear access.

Mosaic black and white tiled path and leads to a covered entrance with glazed front opening into entrance vestibule.

Attractive leaded light glazed door leads through to a spacious entrance hall with wooden stairs rising to the upper floors with storage beneath. Radiator.

Sitting on one side of the house is a beautiful through dual aspect lounge/dining room with its sash bay window to the front, with glazed French doors at the rear leading through to a small glass conservatory and the garden beyond. Pair of cast-iron fireplaces with the attractive tiled cheeks with fitted shelving to either side, radiators pair of doors leading through to the entrance hall.

On the opposite side of the house there is a bay fronted sitting room sitting room, fireplace, and radiator. Behind is a separate reception room with a window to the rear, with radiator beneath fitted storage and shelving.

Sitting at the back of the house is kitchen/breakfast room with its range of freestanding units and an enamelled twin sink, standing space for appliances. Dual aspect with the window overlooking the rear garden whilst a glazed door and cat provides access out into the rear garden. Quarry tiled floor.

Returning to the entrance hall stairs rise to half landing.

Cloakroom with low-level WC, window, and radiator.

Bathroom. White suite comprises of a claw footed bath, low-level WC and pedestal wash hand basin, radiator, sash window to the rear. Utility cupboard with space and plumbing for washing machine.

Shower Room. Large walk-in shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator, sash window to the rear and shelved storage.

First floor landing.

There are four double bedrooms all with sash windows, fireplaces and radiators.

Returning to the first floor landing, a glazed door provides access out onto a wooden balustraded balcony whilst an industrial style staircase provides access up to an extensive attic space which has both the Velux windows to both front and rear elevations, power and lighting, radiators and access to eaves storage.


Rear garden being walled with flowering shrub borders with an array of shrubs, gated rear access leading around to neighbouring Julian Road, log store, bamboos and garden shed.


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Melville Road, Hove, East Sussex, BN3

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Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Brighton Station0.4 miles
  • London Road (Brighton) Station0.7 miles
  • Preston Park Station1.0 miles
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Austin Gray, Brighton

123 Dyke Road, Hove, BN3 1TJ

Our residential department is based in its refurbished first floor office within the same building at the busy 7 Dials, Dyke Road and is within a short walking distance of Brighton mainline station with the department led by the partner, Graham Farthing MNAEA. Graham brings a wealth of experience having been practicing estate agency in the Brighton and Hove area for 35 years.

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