Charles Wycherley Independent Estate Agents are delighted to present this fine single-storey property in a spectacular downland position with exceptional views and a large 0.6 acre garden with spacious outbuildings. The property has been extended and improved by the current owners. There are 3 bedrooms, 2 with ensuite bathrooms and one with French windows which look straight down the garden and with the South Downs uninterrupted beyond. There are 2 large reception areas to the south side, with a 22ft sitting room which has a cast iron wood-burner. The kitchen has been opened up into the utility room and is 26ft in depth with a conservatory beyond. The property has excellent parking and is approached via the original Racecourse Grandstand and there are 4 outbuildings for storage, hobbies and a workshop. The property also benefits from having gas fired central heating and uPVC double glazed windows.
Charlottown sits in a magnificent location on the southern brow of Lewes Racecourse with exceptional views and backing immediately onto the South Downs. The property is next to the converted Grandstand, within this small development from approximately 20 years ago. There are immediate exceptional walks heading over the Ridge to Blackcap and on towards the Jack & Jill windmills at Clayton. In the other direction, the property is approached by the well maintained private road and also the footpath, which leads easily to Lewes (approximately 1 mile). Lewes is a most attractive and historic market town with an abundance of period buildings, independent shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants. Equally, there are 3 superstores and a superb cinema with is opposite the mainline Railway Station with services to London Victoria (1hr), London Bridge (90mins) and Brighton (15mins).
16'5 x 6'8. Entrance door and 3 uPVC double glazed windows to east over The Grandstand. Half timber panelled walls. Radiator. Telephone point and 100MB internet router. Gas fired Potterton boiler with cupboard under. Further shelved storage cupboard with fitted shelves. Bench seating with storage. Electric fuse box and meter.
Shelved storage cupboard. Wood strip flooring. Hatch to roof space.
MAIN BEDROOM 1
26' x 16'6 max. Bed area with double aspect, with double doors looking over the garden with downland beyond. Bayed window to western aspect. Radiator. 2 Ranges of wardrobe cupboards, 1 set of 2 double wardrobes with cupboards over and 3 singles with cupboards over. Further fitted shelved wardrobe with blinds. Hatch to insulated roof space with loft ladder. TV point. 2 Wall spotlights. Exposed wooden beam.
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM 1
Casement window. Glazed shower cubicle with independent power shower, shower tray and tiled walls. Wash basin with cupboard under. Tiled splashback and mosaic tile upstand. Low level w.c. Heated towel rail. Tiled floor. Dado wood panelling with trim. Further inner hallway to bedroom 2 with pine panelling.
23'8 x 9'9. Double aspect room with glazed door to front garden and double glazed casement window to west with pine cill. Curtained double wardrobe with cupboards over. 2 Radiators. Central arch. Double storage cupboard with louvred doors. Further double wardrobe cupboard with cupboards over.
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM 2
Double glazed casement window. Shower cubicle with New Team 100 electric shower, tiled walls and shower tray. Wash basin with wooden top and cupboard under. Low level w.c. Pine panelled dado walls. Tiled floor. Extractor fan. Heated towel rail.
FAMILY BATHROOM (off inner hallway)
8' x 6'. White suite of wood panelled steel bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, shower curtain and rail. Wash basin with cupboards under. Low level w.c. Wood panelled walls. Tiled floor. Shaver point. Radiator. Display alcoves. Exposed ceiling beam. Shaver point.
15' x 9'4. Double aspect room with uPVC double glazed windows to the front garden and to The Grandstand. Fitted double wardrobe cupboards with hanging rail and shelves over. Further fitted shelves. Telephone point. Double radiator. Stable door to front garden. Storage area. Side gate from front driveway.
22'5 x 13'4. Cast iron wood burner with flue and brick surround. Fitted shelves. 2 Radiators. TV point with cupboard under. Dimmer switch. Arch to kitchen. Glazed double doors to:-
12'2 x 13'4. Triple aspect with superb views over rear garden to the south-west and the South Downs. uPVC double glazed windows and doors to rear garden and timber deck. Glazed roof. Wood panelled lower walls and shelf top. Pine cupboard with double doors. Radiator. Wall light.
26' x 9'8. Casement windows. Modern fitted shaker style kitchen with stainless steel handles and solid wood worktops. Worktop with drawers and cupboards under. Space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Range of wall cupboards. 4-Ring electric hob with Hotpoint electric triple oven. Tiled splashbacks. Panelled walls. Tiled floor. 2 Stainless steel spotlights. Breakfast area with wooden top, cupboards and drawers under. Glazed roof and double aspect with window to west and double uPVC doors to garden. Tiled floor. Space for fridge/freezer. Telephone point. Radiator. Glazed barn door to garden.
Path walking northwards to patio and gate access to front garden, lawned with hedge and shrubs and outside store.
GARDEN & OUTBUILDINGS
Access via communal concrete driveway past The Grandstand and garages to double concrete driveway. Timber 5-bar gate leads to main garden. South-west facing timber deck for all day sunshine. Brick pathway leading to west side garden. Timber deck with arbor and productive vine, with doors from main bedroom and kitchen. Small lawned area and concrete path leading to 5 outbuildings including; TIMBER SHED 6' x 4'. SUMMERHOUSE 8' x 7'9 with glazed doors and window. GREENHOUSE 8' x 4'. WORKSHOP 27' x 9'5. 2 doors, window, electric light and power points. STUDIO 13' x 10' with glazed window, door and double power point.
To the south-west there is a deck and further arbor and a long lawned garden having superb views to south and west to downland range, open fields and The Old Racecourse to the north-west. There is a fruit orchard and gate leading immediately to South Downs walks. Brick barbecue. Timber deck and brick path to south and west with arbor and views. Leylandii trees could be removed to open up outstanding views.
Note: Management fee to Lewes Old Racecourse is £50.00 per month. This includes road maintenance and a private water supply.
Lewes District Council, Band E
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