East Grinstead Road
North Chailey Lewes, East Sussex

Freehold £795,000
Guide price

  • 8 bedrooms
  • 5 reception rooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 1 garage
  • 1 garden
  • 4 parking spaces

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14a High Street
Lewes
East Sussex
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  • Guide Price - £795,000
  • Substantial period house
  • 8 Bedrooms
  • Several reception rooms
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Garage & parking
  • Stunning views
  • Period Features
  • EPC - N/A

A rare opportunity to acquire a substantial renovation project with potential to create something rather spectacular. At circa 3,505sqft this imposing period house is set in the sought after village of North Chailey just outside Lewes. Originally built in 1905 we believe for the granddaughter of Henry Bessemer the house retains a number of period features such as fire places, moulding and what is believed to be a tapestries by, Alonso Perez. The property is set over 4 floors with several reception rooms, 8 bedrooms, landscaped gardens and parking. There are plans approved to for an impressive extension, further details available on request.

A rare opportunity to acquire a substantial (circa 3,505sqft) and imposing period house in the sought after village of North Chailey just outside Lewes. Originally built in 1905 we believe for the granddaughter of Henry Bessemer the house retains a number of period features such as fire places, moulding and what is believed to be a tapestries by, Alonso Perez. The property is set over 4 floors with several reception rooms, 8 bedrooms, landscaped gardens and parking. There are plans approved to for an impressive extension giving the opportunity to create something rather spectacular.

Location

Information

Situation

North Chailey is a popular village and has an excellent general store, a public house (currently undergoing renovation) and tea rooms. Primary and secondary schools can be found nearby in South Chailey. The open areas of the Chailey Common Nature Reserve offers a vast common area with an old windmill and is interspersed with footpaths and bridleways linking with neighbouring villages. The property is within easy reach of Haywards Heath and Lewes for mainline services to London.

Directions

From the Lewes office proceed up the High Street and head out of town on the A275 continue along this through Cooksbridge and bear right towards South Chailey. Continue on this road and just before the round about the property is located on the right hand side.

Description

Ground Floor

Front Entrance

Driveway leading to front of the property with parking for several vehicles and access to the garage. Steps rising to door opening into porch with tiled floor and glazed sides.

Entrance Hall

4.24m x 3.91m (13' 11" x 12' 10") Front door opening into impressive period hallway. Central ceiling light fitting and doors to all ground floor rooms. Period style wall tapestries believed to be the work of Alonso Perez and three tall stain glass windows overlooking the side of the property.

Double Reception Room

9.86m x 4.04m (32' 4" x 13' 3") Reception One 4.55m x 4.90m Curved room with five windows overlooking the side and rear of the property. Impressive 3.33m high ceilings with period style coving and picture rails. Double doors leading to reception two.

Reception Two 4.74m x 4.01m Central ceiling light fitting, period style coving and picture rails. Ornate marble fire place with inset and wooden mantel surround. Two sets of full length French doors opening out onto rear sun terrace.

Dining Room

5.22m x 2.73m (17' 2" x 8' 11") Range of ceiling and wall up lights with period coving and picture rails. Full length double French doors opening out onto rear sun terrace and further sash window overlooking the side of the property.

Kitchen

4.30m x 2.90m (14' 1" x 9' 6") Fitted kitchen comprising work surfaces incorporating of a range of base and eye level cabinets and drawers. Inset sink with drainer and mixer tap. Space for freestanding fridge freezer, cooker and further appliances. Single glazed window overlooking the rear of the property and further built in storage. Doorway leading to basement.

Inner Hall

Door to further ground floor rooms and additional exterior doors.

Garden Room

4.37m x 3.81m (14' 4" x 12' 6") Central ceiling light fitting and further wall up lights. Double glazed window overlooking the rear garden and further high level window overlooking the side of the property.

W/C

High level W/C with frosted window overlooking the front of the property.

Utility Room

3.02m x 2.69m (9' 11" x 8' 10") Fitted work surface with cabinets and inset sink with drainer, mixer tap and window overlooking the front of the property.

Reception Three

4.69m x 3.63m (15' 5" x 11' 11") Central ceiling light fitting and three sash window units overlooking the front and side of the property. feature fireplace with exposed brick surround.

Cloakroom

Low level WC, pedestal wash basin and fitted storage units. Frosted window overlooking the front of the property.

First Floor

Landing

Open spindle staircase rising from entrance hall and additional stair case rising from inner hall.

Master Bedroom

5.30m x 4.11m (17' 5" x 13' 6") Central ceiling light fittings and period style coving. A range of sash windows overlooking the rear and side of the property giving views across countryside. Built in storage cupboards.

Bedroom Two

3.82m x 2.83m (12' 6" x 9' 3") Central ceiling light fitting, period style coving and sash window overlooking the rear of the property giving stunning views. Built in storage.

Bedroom Three

3.43m x 2.84m (11' 3" x 9' 4") Accessed via bedroom two. Central ceiling light fitting, period style coving and large sash window overlooking the rear of the property with views. Two built in storage cupboards.

Bedroom Four

3.76m x 3.64m (12' 4" x 11' 11") Central ceiling light fitting, period style coving and two sash windows overlooking the front of the property. Two built in storage cupboards.

Bathroom

Period suite comprising high level W/C, side panel bath with mixer tap, wash hand basin and shower attachment above. Two frosted windows overlooking the front of the property.

Family Bathroom

Period suite comprising high level W/C, side panel bath with mixer tap, wash hand basin and shower attachment above. Two frosted windows overlooking the front of the property.

Second Floor

Landing

Stairs rising from first floor landing with window to half landing overlooking the side of the property. Central ceiling light fitting and doors to all top floor rooms.

Bedroom Five

5.84m x 3.25m (19' 2" x 10' 8") Central ceiling light fitting and window overlooking the front of the property. Feature period style fire place.

Bedroom Six

4.06m x 2.71m (13' 4" x 8' 11") Central ceiling light fitting and window overlooking the rear of the property.

Bedroom Seven

3.67m x 3.53m (12' x 11' 7") Central celling light fitting and window overlooking the rear of the property. Feature period style fireplace.

Bedroom Eight

4.23m x 3.51m (13' 11" x 11' 6") Central ceiling light fitting and window overlooking the side of the property. Built in storage cupboard.

Top Floor Bathroom

Matching suite comprising low level W/C, pedestal wash hand basin and side panel bath. Window overlooking the front of the property.

Basement

Basement

Door opening to wooden staircase leading to lower ground floor. Three built in storage cupboards.

Outside

Garden

Fenced boundary surrounding all side of the property with mature established trees and lawned gardens.

Double Garage

5.74m x 5.59m (18' 10" x 18' 4") Purpose built garage with two up and over doors. Additional back access door opening out onto rear garden.