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Hollingbury Park Avenue, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1

PROPERTY TYPE

Terraced

BEDROOMS

3

BATHROOMS

1

SIZE

1,079 sq ft

100 sq m

TENURE
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Key features

  • Style Victorian terraced house
  • Type 3 double bedrooms, 1 bathroom, living dining room, kitchen breakfast room, attic
  • Area Fiveways
  • Floor Area 1079 sq.ft.
  • Outside Space Front and back gardens
  • Parking Permit Zone F, no list
  • Council Tax Band D

Description

GUIDE PRICE: £700,000--£725,000.

INTERNAL VIEWINGS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST.

With an alfresco lifestyle, good schools and Blakers Park all within walking distance, Fiveways has a top spot in the Sunday Times Best Places to Live Guide. This beautiful, 3 bed Victorian terraced house with a sunny, spacious garden and stylish interior has period charm with an open fire in the elegant living dining room, whilst opening to the garden the fabulous kitchen/breakfast room is all about a sociable in out flow. Upstairs, three sunlit double bedrooms are peaceful and private, the bathroom has a designer finish - and there is a large attic which could be incorporated into the house as some neighbours have done, subject to necessary consents.

Homes in this tranquil, sought after terrace do not come onto the market often- and sell fast as within the golden triangle it appeals to professionals, families and international investors with Ditchling Road around the corner giving easy access to the city centre and its beaches or A23/27 and National Park, and Preston Park Station’s direct trains to Gatwick and London are 7 mins by cab.



Style Victorian terraced house
Type 3 double bedrooms, 1 bathroom, living dining room, kitchen breakfast room, attic
Area Fiveways
Floor Area 1079 sq.ft.
Outside Space Front and back gardens
Parking Permit Zone F, no list
Council Tax Band D

Why you’ll like it:
Quiet but convenient with plentiful permit parking and bus routes giving older children independence, Fiveways – and its 5 ways into or out of the city- is one of the most sought after conservation areas with the sea, Hollingbury, Preston and Blakers Parks all easy to reach. Inside has stylish, fuss-free interiors and this design approach begins in the front garden which is set up and back from the street and easy to care for.

Inside, a lobby with a stained glass door has oak underfoot for easy movement through the house and introduces the calm colour choice you’ll see throughout the home. Ideal for entertaining, the gracious proportions of the double depth living dining room deliver an inviting space ideal for quiet contemplation or sharing with friends and family. Sunlight streams through the broad bay, guests can dine in relaxed seclusion whilst enjoying the open view and an open fire in classic style ensures it is a restful retreat for all seasons.

Past under stair storage which has power for a dryer, the sunny kitchen breakfast room is lined with windows and tall glass doors slide across to the garden for an easy, al fresco lifestyle. There is ample space for a family table with a view over the spacious garden and a streamlined classic, the kitchen is well planned with matt storage, practical working surfaces and ambient lighting. Integrated appliances include a touch induction hob beneath a hood and a Hotpoint combi plus a fan oven, plumbing is in place for a dishwasher and a washing machine, and there is designated space for a tall fridge freezer.

Outside, the delightful garden is an oasis of calm facing west and open to the south for both daytime and evening sun. Child and pet secure behind walls, imaginative landscaping has created a charming refuge with a holiday feel in the pebbled side borders with a south facing seating area, and there’s a built in sand pit at the far end. There is a central lawn for play which is level with the borders, a feature hard to find in a city built on the Downs, and surrounded by other gardens, it is both private and quiet.

Upstairs, on the landing the first generous double bedroom looks over the garden. Simple but stylish with space from which to work from home, it is also an inviting guest room with space for a large sofa bed. Next door, the contemporary bathroom has a shower at one end of the bath and a warming rail for towels at the other and touches of luxury include a waterfall tap on the bath and designer tiling.

Along the unusually level landing is access to the large attic, which some neighbours have incorporated into the house stnc (see the homes opposite for example). The second quiet double room at the back has relaxing open views and alcoves for wardrobes. At the front of the house, the principal bedroom is restful, spanning the full width of this substantial property with soothing height, delicate decoration and both a magnificent, box bay window and a sash window to bathe the room with morning light.

Agent Says:
“Ideal for professionals and/or a growing family in a location super-convenient for schools, parks, the city and the station, this stylish house with sunny, child friendly garden is good to go, and will sell fast.”

Owner’s secret:
“We have held many celebrations both inside and out, and family life is made easy with parks, good schools and shops all within easy reach. Inside, we have tried to keep the rooms simple, stylish but also efficient, and we love the way the house opens to the garden in summer with plenty of space for children to play outside, but then becomes warm and cosy in winter. With plenty to do whether you’re a couple or a family, Fiveways is a great place to live with a real community, al fresco cafés and independent shops including a bakers, butchers and small Co-Op, and our neighbours are lovely.”

Where it is:
Shops: Fiveways 3 mins walk, 1 by car
Train Station: Preston Park Station 7 mins drive, 25-30 on foot, Brighton 9 by cab
Seafront or Park: Blakers Park 7 mins on foot, 3 by car, Preston Park 7 mins by car, sea about 10
Closest schools:
Primary: Balfour, Downs Junior, Downs Infant
Secondary: Varndean, Dorothy Stringer
Sixth Form: Varndean 6th Form, BHASVIC, Newman 6th Form College, BIMM
Private: Brighton College, Brighton & Hove High, Lancing

Ideal for those needing access to the airports and London as the station is a 7 minute drive, Fiveways is a favourite destination known for its independent friendly shops, cafés and small Co-Op. Between family friendly Blakers Park, the expansive leafy acreage and sports facilities of Preston Park -which both host events during our legendary festivals- and Hollingbury Parks countryside walks, local schools are good and within easy reach, and the National Park bordered by beaches is just a short drive– so a healthy lifestyle beckons! The vibrant arts venues, international restaurants and cosmopolitan shopping of the city are all quick to get to by bus or by cab and for those who need a car, there’s swift access to the A23/A27 and Zone F has no waiting list.

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COUNCIL TAXA payment made to your local authority in order to pay for local services like schools, libraries, and refuse collection. The amount you pay depends on the value of the property.Read more about council Tax in our glossary page.
Band: D
PARKINGDetails of how and where vehicles can be parked, and any associated costs.Read more about parking in our glossary page.
Yes
GARDENA property has access to an outdoor space, which could be private or shared.
Yes
ACCESSIBILITYHow a property has been adapted to meet the needs of vulnerable or disabled individuals.Read more about accessibility in our glossary page.
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Hollingbury Park Avenue, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1

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  • London Road (Brighton) Station0.6 miles
  • Moulsecoomb Station0.7 miles
  • Preston Park Station0.9 miles
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Brand Vaughan, Preston Park

219 Preston Road, BN1 6SA

Brand Vaughan, Preston Park

If you’re moving here, you want to be looked after by number one. That’s Brand Vaughan. Actively selling and letting more properties than any other agent in and around Brighton & Hove. Since 2007. We have a physical and online presence across East Sussex, with branches in all the prime property hot spots. Nothing moves in Hove, Kemptown, Preston Park and Brighton Marina without our knowledge. Our sister company Michael Jones covers the West coast, if you’re looking Worthing way. Sales, Letti

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