5 bedroom town house for sale

Southover High Street, Lewes

Offers in Region of £1,500,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

Charles Wycherley Independent Estate Agents are delighted to present this elegant Grade II listed end of three Georgian terrace houses in a classic Lewes location in the stunning mix of period properties making up Southover High Street. Opposite Southover Church, this property sits back from the road and is just yards away from Anne of Cleves House to the west, the elegance of Priory Crescent and the stunning Grange Gardens to the east. The rear of the property has glorious views to the part medieval Lewes High Street including the towering Norman Castle. The house is on four floors with a large double second floor bedroom with door from the first floor landing. The first floor has a large double master bedroom with modern ensuite shower room, and two further bedrooms with modern family bathroom, both with high grade fittings. The ground floor has a large reception hall and a double reception room of 25` x 18` max and an independent 5th bedroom/study with ensuite shower room, ideal for guests. The garden floor has a 20` family/dining room opening to a superb wood-fronted kitchen with granite worktops and Bosch appliances, with a utility/cloakroom and double doors to a further ‘snug` sitting room, opening to a wine cellar. The garden is a superb feature with two separate entrances from Southover High Street. The garden is surprisingly large and walled, wrapping around next door, with the two outbuildings and having glorious views of Lewes Castle from the lawn and seating terrace. It has approximately 120` (36.58m) depth and expands to 60` (18.29m) width with fruit and vegetable gardens and many private seating and recreation areas. The property has a modern gas central heating system, double/secondary glazing and many original Georgian features.

Southover High Street is an idyllic Lewes location just five minutes walk past attractive period buildings to Lewes Railway Station (London Victoria approx. 65 mins & London bridge 90 mins), making an easy commute. Cockshut Road is opposite with the Southdown Sports Club, the old Priory Monastery ruins and country walks. Lewes town centre is reached within approximately 5 minutes via historic cobbled Keere Street, or a level walk to the Eastgate shopping centre. Lewes has a myriad of period buildings and individual shops, cafes and restaurants as well as the exciting new Depot Cinema opposite the Railway Station. Lewes is attractively set between the South Downs with River Ouse running through to the English Channel. The A27 connects Eastbourne to Brighton and Hove city centre via the two universities and connecting to the A23 to Gatwick, the M25 and London.

ACCOMMODATION WITH APPROXIMATE MEASUREMENTS COMPRISES:-

SECOND FLOOR

BEDROOM 1
18`10 x 15`9 max (5.74m x 4.80m) into south facing double glazed bay window with superb views to the south-east over Southover High Street and south-west to the South Downs. Hatch to insulated roof space. 3 Eaves cupboards. Double radiator. Galleried staircase to first floor landing with exposed hand rail and painted wood balustrade. Door to:-

FIRST FLOOR

LANDING
Attractive sash window to rear garden with magnificent views to Lewes town centre, including the Castle and Westgate Chapel. Stairs to second floor bedroom and to ground floor, with painted wood balustrade and exposed wooden hand rail. Fitted shelves. Deep cupboard understairs with fitted shelf. Radiator with thermostat. Smoke alarm. Steps from landing to upper landing.

BEDROOM 2 (MASTER)
19`3 x 12` (5.87m x 3.66m). 2 Sash windows to Southover High Street and view of Southover Church. Fitted double wardrobe cupboard with hanging rail and shelves. Stone mantle with granite hearth to panelled fireplace. Further double wardrobe cupboard with fitted shelves and hanging rail. 2 Double radiators with thermostats. Cornice. 2 Wall lights. Steps and double doors to:-

Modern ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM
Sash window with shutters. Tiled shower cubicle with Lefroy Brooks independent shower. La Chapelle wide bowl ceramic wash basin. Low level w.c. 2 Wall lights. Radiator. Oak floor. 2 Overhead cupboards. Bathroom cabinet. Extractor fan.

BEDROOM 3
10`10 x 9`4 (3.30m x 2.85m). Tall sash window to rear garden. Double wardrobe cupboard with hanging rails and shelves. Double radiator with thermostat.

BEDROOM 4
9`9 x 8` (2.97m x 2.44m). Double aspect room with window to rear garden, playing fields and beyond to the town centre and Castle. Further window facing east. Double radiator.

‘L` shaped BATHROOM
8` x 8`7 (2.44m x 2.62m). Window. Wood panelled steel bath with mixer taps and shower attachment. Shower curtain and rail. La Chapelle ceramic wash basin. Low level w.c. Double radiator. Vinyl flooring. Chrome `ladder` towel rail. Feature half-arch. Fitted shelved cupboard.

GROUND FLOOR

ENTRANCE HALL
Attractive original entrance door with Georgian fan light over and side sash window. Radiator. Exposed wood floor. Feature arch leading to cloaks hanging area. Further window. Original cornice.

Through SITTING ROOM
25`3 x 18`6 max (7.70m x 5.64m). 2 Secondary glazed sash windows looking south to Southover High Street. Attractive brick open fireplace with stone hearth and wooden mantle. Arches and brackets to doorway to entrance hall and display shelves, TV stand and base cupboards. Cornice. 2 Wall light points. Central arch to rear section of the room with sash window looking onto the rear garden, double radiator and fitted shelves.

BEDROOM 5/STUDY
13` x 10`11 (3.96m x 3.33m). Sash window to rear garden. Triple storage cupboard with shelves. Double radiator.

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM
8`3 x 5` (2.52m x 1.52m). Window. Tiled shower cubicle with Lefrey Brooks independent shower. Low level w.c. La Chapelle pedestal wash basin . Solid wood flooring. Double radiator with thermostat.

REAR HALLWAY
Stairs to first floor landing. Lobby with door to landing with Velux window. Radiator with shelf top. Wood panelled wall. Deep cupboard understairs. Stairs to garden floor with oak hand rail and sash window to garden.

GARDEN FLOOR

DINING/FAMILY ROOM (open to Kitchen)
20`1 x 12`10 (6.12m x 3.91m). Georgian glazed door with sash window to side to the rear garden. Oak flooring. Recessed spotlighting. 3 Wall light points. Dimmer switch. Double radiator. Open arch to kitchen and central granite worktop.

KITCHEN
21` x 11`9 (6.40m x 3.58m). Double aspect with sash window to rear garden and casement window to east. Wood fitted kitchen with granite worktops/upstands and stainless steel handles. 2 Recessed sinks with mixer tap and granite worktop with grooved drainer, drawer and cupboards under. Pull-out bin. Corner cupboards with carousel trays. Bosch 4 ring stainless steel hob with glazed splashbacks and extractor hood over with light. Corner wall cupboards. Further granite top with drawers and cupboards under. Fitted Bosch dishwasher. Bosch Gourmet stainless steel double oven with hinged cupboard over and pan drawer under. Fitted fridge/freezer and shelves to side. Central granite worktop to dining room with drawer and pan drawer under. Recessed spotlighting. Double shelved cupboard. Fitted shelves. Glazed door to side passageway.

CLOAKROOM/UTILITY ROOM
Window. White suite of low level w.c. Ceramic wash basin with mixer tap and cupboard under. Tiled floor and step to feature arch with shelf. Double radiator. Tiled plinth with space and plumbing for washing machine. Modern hot water cylinder and Worcester Greenstar 30cdi system. Recessed spotlighting. Electronic programmer.

‘COSY` SITTING ROOM PLAYROOM
11`5 x 11`2 (3.48m x 3.40m). Double doors from dining room. Chimney arch. Window with light to pavement. Fitted shelves to both reveals. Radiator. Oak flooring. Electric meter and fuse box cupboard with louvred doors to storage area with gas meter, shelves and leading to wine cellar with cool temperature and electric light.

OUTSIDE

FRONT GARDEN
Brick front pathway to entrance area and to side passage. Flower and shrub beds.

REAR GARDEN
Brick terrace with view to depth of garden and superb view to Lewes Castle. Brick path to side passageway to steps to wrought iron gate to the front garden. Outside water tap. Covered enclave with wood storage and door to kitchen. Outside light. Raised stone slabbed seating area with wrought iron gate to shed side door. Well stocked flower beds. Upper lawn with views to Lewes Castle and attractive and established flower and shrub beds. Crazy paved secluded seating area. Stone steps with brick wall. Internal cast iron gate to stone steps and lower garden with crazy paved patio. Laurel screen and beds leading to timber storage shed 16` x 9` (5.11m x 2.74m). Large rear lawn. The garden spreads into an `L` shaped with attractive brick walls and circular central bed. Established side beds for flower and shrubs. Fruit garden including apple tree and vegetable beds. Play area. Compost area. Summerhouse 7`6 x 6`3 (2.29m x 1.91m)


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07 July 2018

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Nearest stations

  • Lewes (0.3 mi)
  • Cooksbridge (2.5 mi)
  • Southease (2.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Charles Wycherley Independent Estate Agents, Lewes

66 High Street, Lewes, BN7 1XG

01273 839385 Local call rate

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