OIRO £619,950 New Instruction

Charles Wycherley Independent Estate Agents are delighted to market this attractive and beautifully presented period cottage on Southover High Street. The property is on 3 floors with additional useful cellar with window. The top floor has an 18ft double aspect bedroom with secondary glazing, window shutters and fine views to the South Downs to the south and over Southover and towards Lewes Castle. The 1st floor has a good size double bedroom and modernised bathroom, with white suite and shower. The ground floor has a 22ft depth sitting/dining room with superb fitted kitchen with modern appliances, beyond is a useful storage/lobby area and a downstairs cloakroom. It is decorated to a very high standard using only Farrow and Ball paints through. The garden is some 55ft depth beautifully walled with a separate access. The owner has built a triple aspect studio with insulation in the garden.

Southover High Street is a highly attractive road of period houses of an eclectic mix of period and sizes. There is the added bonus of Anne of Cleves House, Southover Church and Priory Crescent and close by Grange Gardens and Southdown Tennis/Hockey club. The property is a few hundred yards and just over a 5 minute walk to Lewes Railway Station (with trains to London Victoria approximately 1 hour and London Bridge approximately 90 minutes) with Lewes Town Centre with 3 supermarkets, attractive shops and buildings close by.



18`5 x 11`3 (5.6 x 3.4m). 2 Superb dormer windows with magnificent views to the both sides. Casement window to the south with secondary glazing and new shutters, having views over roof tops to the South Downs. Radiator with thermostat. Hatch to insulated roof space with loft ladder. New craftsman built wardrobes and cupboards. 2 Double wardrobes with cupboards and double hanging rails and shelves over. Further double base cupboard with fitted shelves over. 2 Double radiators. Rear double casement window with secondary glazing and window shutters with superb views over Southover and Rotten Row, Lewes Castle with the South Downs beyond. Galleried staircase with wooden ballustrades and hand rail.


Private door enclosing to 2nd floor. Stairs to main bedroom with wall light. Stairs also to ground floor sitting room with fitted shelves. Dado rail.

13`5 x 11`3 (4.0m x 3.4m). Sash window with secondary glazing. Dado rail to original half wood panelling. Attractive period cast iron fireplace with wooden mantle. Fitted cupboards to south side with shelves. Large bespoke wardrobe with hanging rails, shelves and storage space. Double radiator and telephone point.

Modern white suite of wood panelled white bathroom. Half tiled walls. Shower curtain and rail with mixer taps. Aqualisa power shower. Pedestal wash basin. Low level w.c. and bidet. Shelf over w.c. Bathroom cabinet. Double cupboard with new Valiant Ecotec plus 825 gas fired combination boiler (under guarantee). Ladder heated towel rail. Radiator. Glazed Door. Window to rear garden.

Part glazed entrance door with fitted door mat.

22`2 x 11`2 (6.7m x 3.4m). Fully re-plastered and redecorated sitting/dining room (including ceilings). Sash window to the south with views across Southover High Street Wooden window with secondary glazing . Double base cupboards with fitted shelves. Open display shelves to stairs to first floor landing. Skirtings with wood panelling, original sash window and radiator. Cast iron wood burner with slate tile hearth and wooden mantle.

10` x 7` (3.0m x 2.1m). Newly fitted kitchen with ceiling raised by 1 metre, providing valuable additional storage space above cabinets and giving it a bright airy feel. Newly treated solid wooden worktops with ceramic sink with mixer tap. Drawers with cupboards under . NEFF 4 ring gas hob with NEFF extractor and light over. NEFF Stainless Steel electric oven. Space and plumbing for dishwasher and washing machine. Attractive tiled splashback. Virtually new Bosch dishwasher and Miele fridge freezer included in the sale. High ceilings with stainless steel spotlights. Wood strip flooring. Electric skirting heater. Double glazed windows and back door.

14`2 x 3`6 (4.3m x 1.09m). Double glazed rear door and window. Slabbed flooring. Ceiling roof light. Wall light. The room widens to 6`4. Door to rear garden.

With white low level w.c. and wash basin. Heated ladder towel rail and wall mounted fan heater. Terracotta tiled floor.

11`7 x 9`8 (3.5 x 3m). Original door from sitting room with maintained brick steps to over 6ft ceiling height with exposed ceiling beams. Arched chimney breast. Hanging rail with shelf over. Window light to Southover High Street. Cupboard with electric meter and fuse box. Gas meter. Electric light and power. Excellent storage/play room/office.


55ft (16.8m) long hard landscaped garden completed 3 years ago, with raised borders and fruit trees - two apple and two pear and mature shrubs and plants. Garden bordered by brick and flint walls with hanging plants. Bay tree. Timber shed 7`6 x 6` (2.m x 1.8m). Access to main road from rear garden via right of way through neighbours garden. Superb new studio 9`7 x 7`5 (2.9m x 2.3m). Highly insulated triple aspect work place. Pine walls and floorboards. Separate fuse box.

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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