The Street, Rodmell, Lewes, BN7
5 bedroom house in Rodmell
Offers in excess of £1,700,000 Freehold
AT A GLANCE.…
A detached Grade II listed family house set in this favoured village in the South Downs National Park
Peaceful rural setting with views to the South Downs
28 8 bespoke modern kitchen /breakfast room
Impressive dining room with Inglenook fireplace
Large stylish living room
Tranquil garden room
Abundance of period features
Beautiful mature gardens
Private driveway and parking for several cars leading in turn to a double garage
Easy access to Lewes with its mainline station London Victoria 65 mins (tbv)
A detached stunning Grade II period house circa late 1500s with immense charm, which retains many period features and a decadent history. Drummond House has an elegant feel with its wonderful updated kitchen/breakfast room enhanced by its characterful features.
This historical home, offers a wonderful bright and homely feel with modern day living and provides interesting and well arranged accommodation over two floors.
From the entrance hall the door leads into the atmospheric living room with its inglenook fireplace & log burner which in turn opens into the garden room which is a wonderful restful place overlooking the mature pretty garden. The snug (which has a variety of uses) is adjacent to the living room with an inglenook fireplace. For more formal occasions the dining room is excellent for entertaining with its parquet flooring, and cosy wood burner, and is a very welcoming room.
The 28 8 bespoke kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with an extensive range of built-in cupboards and includes a breakfast area, a large walk in larder separate utility room and store room. There is the added advantage of a cellar as well.
Arranged over the first floor is a spacious landing, large principal bedroom with dressing room and en-suite bathroom with freestanding bath; guest bedroom two with playroom, three further bedrooms plus a study, a shower room and a family bathroom. Many of the rooms have exposed timbers and there are lovely unspoilt views over the surrounding countryside.
The property is approached from the lane by the propertys entrance drive which provides parking for several cars and leads to the double garage. The garden at Drummond House is a particular feature of the property and is extensive. It has been beautifully planted and landscaped over the years with numerous well-stocked beds and interspersed with trees. There is a wonderful pool for the growing family to enjoy as well.
Rodmell is a small and delightful picture postcard village. It is located three miles (4.8 km) south-west of Lewes on the Lewes to Newhaven Road and six and a half miles from the City of Brighton and Hove and is situated by the west banks of the River Ouse. Monk's House is located in the village, the home of the author Virginia Woolf for twenty-one years until her death in 1941.
There is an excellent family pub the Abergavenny Arms, St Peters Church, two allotment sites, a wonderful Vineyard (Breaky Bottom Vineyard) and many other activities.
Nearby Lewes is a thriving country town providing excellent recreational and cultural facilities. Lewes train station has a regular service to London Victoria (65 mins). Nearby are excellent state and private schools, including Lewes Grammar School, Brighton College, Roedean and Hurstpierpoint College.
The internationally renowned Glyndebourne Opera House is about 2.5 miles to the east, Royal Tunbridge Wells lies some 23 miles to the north, offering a range of shopping and amenities .The South Downs National Park provides wonderful country walks.
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