A superb double fronted Grade II property dating back to the 15th/16th Century with later additions. The property is located right in the town centre, yet is on a pedestrian street off The High Street. The house has a varied history having been both a bakery and a butchers many years ago with trademarks left behind such as a former Bread Oven and a Butcher’s hook, there are many beams and other original features throughout. The property does however offer many modern day family features with five bedrooms, two bathrooms, a drawing room, family room/drawing room, fitted kitchen, cloakroom, walk in loft storage and an extensive useful cellar. There is a well-stocked paved patio garden from which views towards the Downs can be enjoyed.
- Double fronted property
- Grade II Listed property
- Period features
- Five bedrooms
- Two large reception rooms
- Cellar and attic storage
- Walled patio garden
- Far reaching views
Solid wood front door leading into magnificent drawing room.
With beams and two windows to the front of the property, recessed ceiling lights and wall lights, oak flooring throughout. Feature chimney recess with former bread oven, display shelving, door to inner hallway.
Stairs rising to the first floor and a door to further ground floor rooms.
Low level WC, wash hand basin with tiled splashback and a window.
Dining Room / Family Room
A spacious room with a feature fire place, sash window to the side, oak flooring, beams, stable door and steps up to the kitchen. Steps leading down to the cellar.
The full height cellar comprises of two rooms with stone flooring, two wall mounted radiators, light and power
Fitted with a range of shaker style units with a work surface extending to incorporate a one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer taps, space and plumbing for washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher. Built-in gas hob with oven below and extractor hood above, window to the side offering views towards the surrounding downland, further storage cupboards and a cupboard housing a Worcester gas fired boiler. Stone flooring, further display cabinets, exposed beams, recessed spotlights, glazed door leading to the garden and window to rear.
First Floor Landing
Stairs leading from ground floor inner hallway with a window to the side, sky light, stairs leading to second floor, attractive panelling and doors to all first floor rooms.
Window to the side of the property offering a magnificent view, exposed beams and a step up to the en suite.
A suite comprising of a panelled bath with shower over and folding shower screen. A low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, feature panelling to the walls, chrome heated towel rail, part tiled walls and a window overlooking the rear garden.
Window to the front, attractive feature corner fireplace, exposed beams and a range of built-in cupboards with hanging rails and shelving above.
Window to the front, exposed beams, full wall of built-in wardrobe cupboards with hanging rail and shelving above.
Fitted with a modern suite comprising of a panelled bath with shower over, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, chrome heated towel rail and attractive half panelled walls.
Second Floor Landing
Large landing with a window to the side, feature panelled wall, exposed beams, door to large walk in storage space and doors to two further bedrooms. The space could provide a study area.
Window to the front, exposed beams and latch door.
Window to the front, exposed beams.
There is a brick paved patio garden bordered by an old flint and brick wall. There are an attractive range of shrubs and trees in the garden and raised flower beds, an outside storage shed, beautiful views can be enjoyed from the garden towards surrounding down land.
Lewes is the county town of East Sussex, nestled within the South Down National Park, with a direct fast train service to London. The station offers links to London in just over an hour and Brighton in under 20 minutes. The town offers an excellent range of shops including 2 prime supermarkets, Waitrose and Tesco, along with a variety of independent high street shops. The Depot Cinema is a new three screen community cinema next to the station. Additionally, Lewes offers a wide range of popular cafés, old inns and restaurants as well as a farmers market held the first weekend of every month. The internationally recognised Glyndebourne Opera House is located approx 4 miles from Lewes. 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 infant and primary schools are an easy walk as are Priory Secondary School, Sussex Downs College and Lewes Old Grammar School.