Charles Wycherley Independent Estate Agents are delighted to introduce this superb and extremely surprising contemporary three storey town house to the market. Designed by Lap Chan this is a modern interpretation of the elegant Georgian townhouses but with architectural inspiration. The property benefits from an allocated off road car parking space. The house is organised over three floors, has 3 double bedrooms and has an impressive 24ft atrium. There is a huge 41ft depth from the kitchen to the sitting room and an iconic central open plan staircase with roundels and curved walls. The 2nd floor two bedrooms have immediate access to one of two large east facing balconies and spiral external staircase. The 2nd floor also has a recently updated contemporary bathroom. The 1st floor has an open plan galleried living room overlooking the South Downs with twin bi-fold doors leading to the second large east facing balcony and spiral external staircase. There is a large master bedroom with contemporary en-suite shower room having windows to the front balcony with views to the trees and the elegant Georgian style Albion Street beyond. The ground floor has an open entrance area to the statement staircase, downstairs cloakroom, office area and a magnificent Alasdair Fleming fitted kitchen extended with further units to the front of the house and opening to a huge full depth of 41ft to the sitting room. There are twin bi-fold doors to the courtyard garden with storage. There are views through the rear of the property and attractive vista of the front of the property. At the front of the property there is a large forecourt divided between the three houses, allocated car parking space, covered porch area with water and external electricity point.
Albion Street is a most attractive and popular street in the absolute core of Lewes Town Centre immediately between Lewes High Street and Waitrose Superstore. Lewes Railway station is just over 5 minutes walk with mainline connections to London Victoria (1 hour) and London Bridge (90 mins) opposite the Depot Cinema. This surprising house is practically in view of Lewes High Street with its individual shops and with the Eastgate Precinct and the hump back bridge to Cliffe High Street with its cafes, restaurants and Public Houses.
THE ACCOMMODATION WITH APPROXIMATE MEASUREMENTS COMPRISES:-
Large electric controlled roof lights flooding the property with natural light through the atrium. Carpeted landing area. Superb curved stairwell with stainless steel hand rail and feature spotlights.
(12' x 8'10) Double glazed sliding doors in wooden frame leading to the hardwood large east facing balcony deck. Modern radiator with thermostat. Double wardrobe cupboard with hanging rail and shelves and cupboards over. TV point. Telephone point. Numerous power points. Carpeted. Views to Lewes Golf Course, Cuilfail and the South Downs.
(11'10 x 8'9) Double glazed sliding doors in wooden frame opening onto hardwood large east facing balcony deck with views to Lewes Golf Course, Cuilfail and the South Downs. TV Point. Telephone point. Numerous power points. Carpeted. Modern radiator with thermostat. Double wardrobe cupboard with hanging rails and shelves and cupboards over. Views to Lewes Golf Course, Cuilfail and the South Downs.
(18' x 4') Hardwood floor. Glazed panels and stainless steel hand rail opening onto walkway leading to stainless steel external circular staircase and exceptional views to Malling Coombe, Lewes Golf Course, Cuilfail, Chalky Cliffs and South Downs.
(12'10 near to a point x 6'3) Oversized white bath with mixer tap. Independent recently installed Grohe shower with hand attachment and rail. Radiator. Glazed wall. Tiled north wall with fitted mirror. Mosaic tiled walls with contemporary wash basin with mixer taps. Overhead stainless steel spot lighting. Shaver point. Low level W.C. Chromium ladder towel rail. Amtico tiled floor. Extractor fan. Sloping ceiling with recessed spotlighting. Overhead double glazed window light electrically operated.
Open landing area to staircase. Double power point. Hatch to storage roof and hot water cylinder. Large shelved laundry cupboard. Amtico flooring.
(14'2 x 11'8) Double glazed sash window to Albion Street overlooking driveway and Georgian style Albion Street. Secondary double glazing. Amtico flooring. Recently installed double radiator. TV point. Numerous power points. Concealed wardrobes with flat double sliding doors with hanging rails and fitted shelves. Wooden Alasdair Fleming designed and fitted shelves and drawers with stainless steel handles. 2 fitted LED wall lights. 1 large fitted modern pendant light. Sloping ceiling. Window overlooking half circular curved front balcony. With wrought iron hand rail and hardwood deck. Telephone point.
(10'7 max 5'9) Sloping ceiling with vaulted ceiling to shower room with recently installed Grohe independent shower with glazed cubicle with waterproof walls. and shower tray. Contemporary wash basin with mixer tap with drawers and cupboards under with hardwood top designed and installed by Alasdair Fleming and recently installed large ladder towel rail. Amtico tiled floor. Low level W.C. Double glazed frosted sash window and secondary glazing. Tiled wall with fitted mirror and alcove. Shaver point. Recessed spotlights to sloping ceiling. Glass shelves.
OPEN PLAN GALLERIED SITTING ROOM
(18'3 x 18') Impressive galleried sitting room with far reaching views over the balcony to South Downs and Cuilfail cliffs. The galleried room has a glass panel and topped with a stainless steel rail over the atrium. Amtico flooring. Open panelled landing to ground floor. Twin double glazed bifold doors to 1st floor balcony with stainless steel hand rail. Recessed spotlights. TV point. Telephone point. Numerous power points. Open to hallway. 2 contemporary radiators.
(18' x 4'2) with hardwood floor, stainless steel hand rail. Outside light and walkway to stainless steel circular staircase. Zinc cladding. With exceptional views to Lewes Golf Course, Cuilfail, Chalky Cliffs and South Downs.
Covered (not enclosed) porch area. Entrance door with outside light, storage cupboards, external letter box, hot and cold water taps, external electric point (could be used as a charging point for an electric car if required; potential purchasers to make their own enquiries).
Marble floor tiles with underfloor heating operated in zones. Fitted shoe storage.
Impressive architect central atrium with 24ft roof height. Central curved staircase with stainless steel handrail. Marble tiled floors and marble tiled steps leading to 1st floor galleried sitting room.
Stainless steel spotlights, granite top and contemporary wash basin with fitted granite top. Double glazed frosted windows. Contemporary steel look walls. Curved walls. Low level W.C with soft close seat. Glass shelving.
OPEN PLAN GROUND FLOOR
(41'9 x 18') Fitted Alasdair Fleming walnut kitchen with black granite worktops, with Miele 4 ring induction hob. Neff stainless steel extractor. Miele stainless steel double integrated oven. Miele fitted fridge freezer, dishwasher and integrated washing machine. Fitted storage cupboard with granite tops to further cupboards and Miele fitted fridge and Miele fitted freezer. Corner cupboard with one and half stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps inset to granite tops. Double glazed windows to front driveway. Marble tiled floor with underfloor heating
LOWER LIVING AND DINING AREA
(18'3 x 18') With recessed spotlights, TV point, numerous power points and large twin bi-fold double glazed doors to rear garden with integrated Sanderson blinds, heat retaining and expelling depending on temperature. Underfloor heating operated in zones. The present owners obtained planning permission to reduce the high of the external flint wall, this is therefore the only house of the 3 to offer an uninterrupted view into the rear garden.
Office area with double recessed spotlights. Numerous power points. Space for large desk, shelving and storage. One of the 3 houses has enclosed this space to provide for an enclosed private office area and any potential purchaser should make enquiries in this regard. The present owners understand that a free-standing lift could also be installed into this space (or in the atrium – allowing lift access to all 3 floors). Potential purchasers should make their own enquiries in respect of the installation of a lift.
Power supply, water supply and full lighting to lower paved areas and up lighting under balcony. The present owners have recently replaced the upper and lower paved areas with new tiles. Decking with a selection of established shrubs and flowers including silver birch trees. Purpose built bicycle shed with zinc top. The present owners obtained planning permission to reduce the high of the external flint wall, this is therefore the only house of the 3, to offer an uninterrupted view into the rear garden and additional light to the property.
Front driveway/forecourt area. Shaped flower border and hedges and trees to obscure traffic. The forecourt area is divided between the 3 houses with an obligation for the occupiers of the houses to contribute to maintenance and replacement where they have a right of access and egress. The hedges and trees are owned by a neighbouring property, there is an obligation to contribute to the cost of the maintenance of the trees as required.
CAR PARKING SPACE
Allocated car parking space. Electric point in front entrance porch which could be used for an electric car (purchasers should make their own enquiries).
Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.
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