Berwick, Nr Lewes, BN26
A beautifully refurbished Grade II listed Georgian house retaining many original features with stunning views towards the South Downs and a wonderful mature walled garden. No chain
AT A GLANCE.…
Grade II Listed Georgian townhouse
Having been lovingly refurbished to, in our opinion, a very high standard
Highly desirable central location with stunning views
Still retaining many original period features including wood panelling & feature fireplaces
Well appointed & spacious 24 ft living room with door leading out to the secret walled garden
Further reception room with feature fireplace
28 ft well fitted bespoke kitchen/ diner with feature fireplace & wood burning stove
Utility and walk in larder
2 further double bedrooms
Luxury bathroom with copper roll top bath
Glorious, mature walled garden with an abundance of flower & shrub borders
This well proportioned, beautifully presented Grade II listed Georgian townhouse is set in a highly desirable location in the heart of Lewes, with spectacular views to the South Downs.
The property is arranged over four floors and is punctuated with beautiful, original period features. It has been extensively restored and sympathetically refurbished by the current owners and is an exquisite example of its era.
The south facing 24ft living room has a magnificent stone fireplace with an open hearth set into oak panelling plus an impressive exposed beam above. A door opens onto the pretty rear garden. In the second reception room is a wonderful cast iron Georgian Hob Grate.
On the lower ground floor is the bespoke fitted kitchen with underfloor heating and corian work surfaces this extends into the dining area creating a 28ft space and door leading out to the garden. Completing the accommodation to the lower ground floor is a walk in larder with glass door, utility room and a cloakroom.
A Georgian staircase leads to the first floor with a delightful cloakroom on the half landing; definitely a room with an exceptional view.
On the first floor are two double bedrooms with ornate feature fireplaces, exposed floorboards and
each with a bay window , one to the front and the other to the rear with either townscape or far reaching Downland views.
On the second floor is the third double bedroom with a fireplace and wooden floorboards . Opposite, is a luxurious bathroom with free standing, roll top copper bath and separate rain style enclosed shower. An attic provides substantial storage space.
The sunny, south facing walled garden with terraces and an abundance of well established shrubs & flowers interspersed with trees includes a summer house which could be converted to a home office.
This property is situated in the heart of Lewes within easy walking distance of all local amenities and Lewes mainline station with regular services to London (London Victoria/London Bridge in about 64 minutes (tbv) and to Gatwick Airport. Lewes is a thriving county town situated within the South Downs National Park. The town has a good range of individual shops, a number of popular cafes and restaurants, as well as regular food and farmers' markets and several supermarkets including Waitrose. The colourful city of Brighton & Hove is about 8 miles, south west.
The South Downs National Park provides wonderful opportunities for walking and recreation, together with the Ashdown Forest which lies some distance to the north and the coastline at the Seven Sisters Country Park which lies to the south east. The internationally renowned Glyndebourne Opera House is about 3 miles to the east.
Lewes has some excellent state schools and there are many established private schools in the area.
The A27 lies to the south of Lewes and provides fast access to the A23/M23, Gatwick Airport and the national motorway network
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