Offers In The Region Of £1,000,000
Upper Gardner Street
North Laine, Central Brighton
** Physical Viewings Available By Appointment**
A rare and exciting opportunity to acquire a stunning freehold mixed-use property in the heart of Brighton’s highly desirable North Laine, within close proximity to Brighton Station and the seafront. Finished to an exceptional standard the property enjoys two outdoor spaces, including a large 7.23m x 4.83m roof terrace with panoramic views as well as a versatile ground floor commercial unit and quadruple aspect living space! Offered in turn-key condition, sold with no ongoing chain.
- A Ground Floor B1 Office/Studio With Separate Entrance
- Studio With Acoustic Internal Walls, Floor, Ceiling & Door
- An Industrial Feel Two Bedroom Maisonette
- Quadruple Aspect Living Space With Skylight
- Bi-Folding Doors Onto Westerly Terrace
- Striking Fitted Kitchen With Breakfast Bar
- 7.23m x 4.83m Roof Terrace With Panoramic Views
- Double Glazed Powder Coated Aluminium Windows
- Natura Oak Ironbark Engineered Flooring
- Loxone Smart Home System
The property boasts two bedrooms, two bathrooms, two sizeable outdoor spaces, open-plan kitchen and living area, alongside its ground floor commercial component. This unique North Laine home stylishly blends clean modern living with sympathetic design elements, in line with the building’s industrial past, whilst offering high quality luxury fixtures and fittings throughout.
The ground floor of the property is arranged as a B1 office/studio, with a separate street entrance and internally fitted, acoustically-rated walls and ceiling, double glazed partition door and acoustically suspended floor, creating an ideal environment for a recording studio (its current guise), or uses such as yoga studio, therapy room, a quiet commercial office space or as an extension to the home, subject to consents. It also benefits from an MVHR filtered fresh air system, a kitchenette with sink and undercounter Neff fridge, a separate accessible cloakroom with WC & washbasin.
The apartment benefits from its own separate street entrance with engineered wood LED lit stairs leading to the first-floor landing, which encompasses bespoke fitted storage. There are two sizeable bedrooms on the first floor, with ample room for super-king and king-size beds. The first benefits from three double fitted wardrobes and a sliding door to a Jack-and-Jill bathroom, also entered via the landing. This bathroom has a Landmark Touchstone Oval bath, separate shower cubicle and bespoke Birch cupboards. The second bedroom includes a feature glass wall which separates to an en-suite shower room. Both the bathroom & en-suite shower room boast Hudson Reed fittings.
The second floor has an amazing quadruple aspect open-plan living space, perfect for entertaining, with feature brick effect wall, skylight and bi-folding doors onto a West facing terrace. The striking fitted kitchen has Quartz stone composite worktops, a breakfast bar and integrated appliances, a Bertazonni range oven and a wine cooler. An industrial look steel staircase with an electric glazed skydoor above leads to a fabulous 7.23m x 4.83m roof terrace with glass balustrade, which offers panoramic views across the North Laine, surrounding city and beyond to the South Downs.
The residential element of the home benefits from a speech activated Loxone Smart Home system discretely controlling lighting, heating and air handling, CCTV, motorised blinds with auto shading as well as door & window monitoring for integrated security and climate control. Fitted KEF ceiling speakers in the open-plan living area, bathroom and landing, as well as networked data points throughout. Floors are Natura Oak Ironbark wide engineered flooring, aside from tiled bathrooms and carpeted bedroom two, which is stained and lacquered. Two Mechanical Ventilation and Heat Recovery (MVHR) air handling systems covers both residential and commercial portions of the property independently.
Ground Floor - Commerical
B1 Office / Studio
Industrial themed with engineered wood flooring, feature brick effect wall, pendant lighting, an MVHR air handling system and under stair storage. The office has been fitted as a recording studio with a suspended floor acoustically rated internal walls, floor, ceiling and a double-glazed door (further information upon request).
Kitchenette with undercounter Neff fridge and sink.
Cloakroom with low level WC with concealed cistern, wash hand basin with mixer tap, part tiled walls and ceiling down lighting.
Ground Floor - Residential
Separate street entrance, door to office / studio, engineered wood floor on stairs leading to first floor with LED lit stair tread edges and feature brick effect wall.
Bespoke lit storage cupboards, MVHR control system, AV rack, column radiator, metallic balustrade, ceiling down lighting and ceiling speaker.
Westerly aspect through two Aluminium powder coated with windowsill uplighters, built in triple double wardrobe range with concealed TV point, engineered wood flooring, feature engineered wood wall with LED surround & bedside lighting, two traditional style column radiators, ceiling down lighting and door to bathroom.
Southerly aspect and high level Easterly window in Aluminium powder coated with windowsill uplighters, neutral carpet, ceiling down lighting, traditional style column radiator, under stairs storage, TV point and feature glazed Aluminium style wall leading to ensuite.
A tiled shower cubicle with wide rain-water style shower head, glass door and lit shower box. Fitted vanity unit with sink and mixer tap, low level WC with concealed cistern, heated towel rail, plumbing for washing machine, patterned tiled floor, wall lighting, ceiling down lighting and extraction fan.
A freestanding Landmark Touchstone oval bath with mixer tap and hand shower apparatus, tiled shower cubicle with glass screen, wide head shower & hand shower apparatus. Feature bespoke lit Birch ply storage cabinets, oval hand wash basin with mixer tap, low level WC with concealed system, heated towel rail, wall mounted mirror, part tiled walls, tiled floor with underfloor heating, ceiling down lighting, ceiling speakers and an extraction fan.
Open Plan Living Space
Stunning quadruple aspect room with roof top views of the North Laine, Aluminium powder coated bi-folding doors onto a Westerly terrace, engineered wood flooring, two traditional style column radiators, feature brick effect wall, two skylights, ceiling down lighting, ceiling speakers, industrial look steel staircase leading to the roof terrace.
A range of stylish wall and base units with white Quartz composite stone work surfaces, a breakfast bar, an inset stainless steel sink with electric Grohe filter tap, integrated Neff appliances including; undercounter fridge, freezer & slimline dishwasher. A Bertazonni multifunction oven with integrated pan storage and extraction hood over, a Hotpoint microwave with grill, a backlit wine rack & adjacent cooler, part tiled walls, concealed wall mounted Vaillant Ecotec plus boiler.
A Westerly aspect terrace with Millboard composite decking, laminated & toughened glass balustrade, water tap and power provision.
A fabulous entertaining space with panoramic views of the North Laine, accessed via a Glazed skydoor with automatic rain sensor, the roof terrace has vintage Italian Limestone structural resin tiles, laminated & toughened glass balustrade, low level LED lighting, automatic plant watering system, water tap and power provision.
Upper Gardner Street is situated in the heart of the vibrant North Laine Conservation Area of central Brighton. Known for its weekly street market on Saturday. It is ideally situated within walking distance of Brighton Mainline Railway Station (0.3 mile). The property benefits from many local shops, cafes, restaurants, bars, retail and entertainment facilities right on the doorstep. With Brighton Seafront/ Promenade (0.6 miles), the Theatre Royal (0.2 miles) , Brighton Royal Pavilion (0.4 miles) and Churchill Square Shopping Centre (0.4 miles) all easily accessible. Nearby schools include, Brighton & Hove High (0.7 miles), Saint Mary Magdalen's Primary (0.6 miles), Middle Street Primary (0.4 miles), and Hove & Sussex VI Form College (BHASVIC) (1.0 miles). Many Bus routes, Brighton Mainline Railway Station, the A23 & A27 are all easily accessible providing access around Brighton, Hove & into London.