High Street
Lewes, East Sussex

Freehold £1,250,000
O.i.r.o

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 4 reception rooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 1 garden
  • 2 parking spaces

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01273 487444

Lewes
Residential Office
14a High Street
Lewes
East Sussex
BN7 2LN
T 01273 487444
F 01273 487600
lewes@oakleyproperty.com

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  • Floorplan
  • Heritage residence
  • High Street location
  • 4 Double bedrooms
  • 2 Reception rooms
  • Library
  • Large wine cellar
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Patio garden
  • Allocated parking

A rare opportunity to acquire a substantial period residence on Lewes High Street. Renovated with the highest attention of detail, this Georgian town house dating back to 1624 has now been beautifully restored to its former glory. Arranged over 3 floors spanning circa 3,700 sq ft, this stunning home offers 2 large grand bay-fronted reception rooms overlooking the high street with a wealth of ornate heritage detail, a library and further dining room. Fully fitted and integrated bespoke kitchen and utility room with a very large, dry wine cellar. Luxury family bathrooms and en-suite to master bedroom. Outside is a terraced hard landscaped patio garden with 2 allocated parking spaces in a private car park. EPC - N/A

Location

Information

Situation

Lewes is the county town of East Sussex, nestled within the heart of the South Downs National Park, with a direct fast main line train service to London. The town offers an excellent range of shops including 2 prime supermarkets, Waitrose and Tesco, along with a variety of independent medieval and Georgian high street shops. Lewes also offers a wide range of popular cafés, old inns and restaurants, as well as a farmer’s market held the first weekend of every month. The internationally recognised Glyndebourne Opera House is located approx 4 miles away. High quality sports facilities including Pool, Track, Tennis, as well as County and Regional teams representing Football, Rugby, Cricket and Hockey, offering great opportunities for adults and children alike. Highly regarded primary schools are an easy walk as are Priory Secondary School, Sussex Downs College and Lewes Old Grammar School.

Directions

From our Lewes office proceed up the High Street and the property can be found on the right hand side.

Description

Ground Floor

Front Entrance

Solid wood door with a beautiful stained glass top light window above, opening from on street entrance into communal hall. Flag stone floor and ornate ceiling rose with sensor light fittings. Dado rail with decorative anaglypta paper below. Entry phone system, 2 front doors leading to Ilex House and Ivy House and to the rear of the property, with decorative Georgian porch with leaded roof and steps up to private car park.

Entrance Hall

Solid wood door with over light opening into stunningly impressive hall with ornate plaster ceiling roses and wall scrolls with light fittings. Dado rail with decorative anaglypta below. Cast iron radiator, Classic geometric English tiled floor. Built in storage cupboard and doors to all ground floor principal rooms.

Drawing Room

Central plaster ceiling rose with ornate plaster cornice with pendant light fitting, wall lights and decorative over door. Solid oak wood floor, part wood panelled walls and large bay window with 3 sash window units overlooking Lewes High Street. Cast iron radiators, stunning Georgian fireplace with marble mantel surround and two cast iron insert. Alcove with fitted shelving.

Dining Room

Central ornate plaster ceiling rose with light fitting, wall lights and sash window overlooking the side of the property. Feature Victorian fireplace with marble mantel surround and cast iron inset, decorative cast iron radiator, additional doorway with 2 plaster wall scrolls leading to kitchen.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

Accessed via hall or dining room, ornate plaster scrolls and coving. Ceiling mount spot light fittings, further inset lights and two sash windows overlooking the side of the property. Fitted with a stunning bespoke 'Shaker' kitchen comprising solid walnut wooden work surfaces incorporating a range of wall and base cabinets and drawers. Central breakfast bar island with matching work surface and cabinets below, 2 cast iron radiators. Inset butler sink with mixer tap over. Inset 'Rangemaster' 5-ring duel fuel multifunction range stove with cooker hood over set into tiles chimney breast. Integrated Neff dishwasher and wall mounted display bookcases and shelving.

Utility Room

Accessed from kitchen/ breakfast room with ornate plaster wall scrolls, cast iron radiator. Fitted with an extensive range of shaker style cabinets with solid walnut wooden work surfaces. Inset double butler sink with mixer tap with two windows above overlooking the rear of the property. Fitted Bosch washing machine and recessed cupboard housing a wall mounted Worcester boiler and water cylinder.

Cloakroom

Partly porcelain tiled walls and floor with frosted window overlooking the rear of the property. Matching suite comprising low level WC and wall mounted wash hand basin, cast iron radiator.

Wine Cellar

Door leading down from hall to large dry cellar comprising three substantial separate rooms. Ceiling strip lighting, and exposed beams.

First Floor

Landing

Impressive original curved staircase with mahogany hand rail rising from entrance hall and a large oval decorative glass lay-light skylight window above. Dado rail with decorative anaglypta below. Ornate plaster scrolls, cast iron radiator. Doors to all first-floor principal rooms.

Reception Room

Ornate plaster ceiling rose, decorative plaster cornice with light fitting, wall lights and further inset spotlights. Decorative overdoor, solid oak wooden floor and large bay window with three sash window units overlooking Lewes High Street, giving distant views towards Lewes golf course and the South Downs. Stunning Georgian fireplace with marble mantel surround and cast iron insert, cast iron radiator.

Landing

Ornate Plaster wall scrolls, decorative plaster ceiling rose with light fitting and cast iron radiator.

Master Bedroom

Ornate plaster ceiling rose with light fitting, wall lights and two sash windows overlooking the side of the property. Open fireplace with marble mantel surround and Georgian cast iron insert, 2 cast iron radiators. Doors leading to landing and interlinking to bedroom two.

En-suite Shower Room

Inset spotlights, partly porcelain tiled walls and floor and partly frosted sash window overlooking the rear of the property. Matching suite comprising low level hidden cistern WC, wall mounted wash hand basin with mixer tap and walk in digital shower cubicle with tiled walls and glass screens. Wall mounted heated towel rail.

Bedroom Two

Ornate plaster ceiling rose with light fitting, wall lights and sash window overlooking the side of the property. Attractive Victorian fireplace with stone mantel and cast iron insert. Door leading to master bedroom and library.

Family Bathroom

Inset spotlights, partly porcelain tiled walls and two partly glazed sash windows overlooking the rear of the property. Matching luxury suite comprising low level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin and side panel bath with mixer tap. Walk in digital shower cubicle with tiled walls, monsoon shower head and glass screens. Wall mounted heated towel rail.

Library

Ornate plaster ceiling rose with light fitting, wall lights, skylight and two built in wardrobes with hanging space, cast iron radiator. Doors to landing, master bedroom and bedroom two.

Second Floor

Landing/Study

Stairs rising from first floor with feature archway. Spacious landing with window overlooking the rear of the property. Fully networked throughout. Exposed beam and ceiling mounted spot light fittings. Cast iron radiator. Electric Velux window. Walk in storage cupboard with feature glass floor.

Bedroom Three

Ceiling mounted spot light fittings and wall lights, exposed beams and window overlooking the front of the property with far reaching views across Lewes toward the golf course. Impressive Georgian fireplace with wooden mantel and cast iron insert. Additional electric Velux window overlooking the rear of the property and feature glassed wall to one side. 2 cast iron radiators.

Bathroom

Wall lights, exposed beams with spotlights and partly porcelain tiled walls and floor. Contemporary matching suite with low level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin and side panel bath with digital shower attached above. Wall mounted heated towel rail and small Victorian fireplace.

Dressing Room/Study

Ceiling light fittings and opening through to bedroom four. Cast iron radiator. Door to fitting storage cupboard.

Bedroom Four

Central ceiling spotlight fitting and window overlooking the side of the property. Cast iron radiator. Wall mounted up light fittings and access to eave storage area.

Outside

Garden

Private, hard landscaped and walled patio garden area with over hanging shrubs, security and decorative lights with steps leading up to cast iron gate into private car park.

Parking

2 allocated parking spaces in private, barrier controlled car park, access on Albion Street with pathway to Ilex House.