4 Bed Detached House Sold STC
Southdown Avenue, Lewes, BN7

£1,250,000 (Freehold)


An exceptional example of a detached arts and crafts home in a popular and desirable road.

The property has been extensively modernised in recent years but has remained true to its character boasting many original features such as fireplaces, paneled doors and picture rails.

The 4 double bedroom property benefits from far reaching views of the South Downs and Ashcombe Windmill and benefits from an enviable South Westerly facing garden.

Inside the ground floor offers a dining room, snug, sitting room, a stunning orangery, a kitchen breakfast room, utility room and ground floor cloakroom.

Upstairs we find 4 double bedrooms, modern family bathroom, and en suite shower room.

Outside the property occupies a wide corner plot allowing for a generous drive and double garage, front and side gardens, and a lovely rear garden with views of the South Downs.

Approach – A garden gate opens to reveal a flagstone paved pathway leading to the original 1920’s front door.

Entrance Hall – Showcasing the properties arts and crafts character the entrance hall has paneled doors to principal rooms, exposed floorboards, picture rails and an impressive staircase leading to the first floor.

Dining Room – A dual aspect room with double doors opening to the garden. The light and bright room features exposed floorboards and a period fireplace with brick built surround.

Snug – Semi open plan to the Sitting Room but still creating a sense of a snug the room features exposed floorboards, a stone build fireplace with fitted cupboards and shelves to the chimney recess. Door with windows either side opening to Orangery.

Sitting Room – A generously sized dual aspect room with views over the garden and onto the South Downs in the distance. Double doors open to the patio and large opening to snug.

Orangery – A modern built garden room with an impressive double glazed sky lantern. And triple aspect views over the garden and the South Downs.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room – Modern fitted kitchen in a white gloss design with solid wood worksurfaces. The dual aspect room is filled with natural light and enjoys views over the front garden. Exposed wood floors. A handy larder cupboard and Door to Utility Room.

Utility Room – A clever addition with doors to front and rear gardens.

Ground Floor Cloakroom – Suite comprising of a wc and wash hand basin. Quarry tiled floor. Tiled walls. Understairs cupboard.

First Floor Landing – Paneled doors to principal rooms. Picture window over stairs.

Bedroom 1 – A gorgeous room with far reaching views over the South Downs and onto Ashcombe Windmill. The dual aspect room is flooded with natural light and the room benefits from an EnSuite Shower Room.

EnSuite Shower Room – A modern white suite comprising of a shower enclosure with sliding glass door, wc and wash hand basin set onto a vanity unit. Clean white tiled walls.

Bedroom 2 – A double bedroom with views to the front and side.

Bedroom 3 – Another double bedroom with views over the rear garden and onto the South Downs.

Bedroom 4 – Still a double bedroom but currently presented as a study with views to the rear.

Family Bathroom – A sumptuous bathroom suite with modern bath, wc and wash hand basin, modern tiled floor and clean white tiled walls. Window to the front.

Double Garage – A detached double garage with modern electric roller door. Window and pedestrian door to rear.

The property boasts a wonderful garden. The garden has an enviable South Westerly aspect and has been lovingly maintained by the current owners. The garden features a generous area of lawn, two paved terraces formed from Indian sandstone, established beds, and a modern green house. The property occupies a corner plot allowing for a pretty side garden which has been landscaped for raised beds and used as a kitchen garden.

Double Gates open from the street and open to reveal an extensive parking area. The Drive is a modern resin drive allowing for rainwater to permeate the surface. The drive leads to the detached double garage and a paved path leads to the front door.

The front garden is otherwise laid to lawn is mature trees and is enclosed by a walled and fenced boarder.

Southdown Avenue is a desirable and sought after road on the western peripheries of Lewes. The road primarily features bespoke built 1920’s and 1930’s detached homes and the area offers direct access to the South Downs National Park.

Lewes High Street is just a mile away or a 22 minute walk away and a regular bus service is found on the junction of Southdown Avenue and Brighton Road.

Lewes Mainline Railway Station offers direct services to London and Brighton and the A27 and motorways to Gatwick and wider afield are within easy reach of the area.

Lewes is a historic market town boasting an array of shops, restaurants, public houses and public green spaces such as the pretty Grange Gardens.

Lewes also boasts a great number of sports clubs including tennis, football, rugby, cricket, stoolball, athletics, boating and cycling to name a few.

EPC rating – D
Council tax band – G

Council Tax Band: G

Nearest Stations

  • Lewes - 0.84miles
  • Cooksbridge - 2.24miles
  • Southease - Piddinghoe Road - 3.10miles
  • Southease - 3.24miles
  • Glynde - 3.51miles

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