Charles Wycherley Independent Estate Agents are delighted to present this magnificent and surprisingly spacious semi-detached freehold town house, originally part of the old Victorian Lewes Police Station. The house is on 3 floors and has exceptional reception accommodation. The first floor has 3 double bedrooms with an ensuite shower room to the master, and the second bedroom having bayed ends for double aspect. The ground floor has a 24' depth entrance hall along with a sitting room, galleried family room, a dining room to the Sun Street side connecting to the fitted kitchen, cloakroom, study and a private courtyard with car parking space beyond. The lower ground floor is approached by a second staircase with store room and has 2 connecting reception areas, one with galleried light and 2 deep storage cupboards. The property has high ceilings, sash windows and gas fired central heating.
This exceptional town house is positioned on the corner of Sun Street and West Street, receiving southerly light and double aspect to the west. This is only yards from Lewes Castle and the High Street with an abundance of period properties and historical attractions, as well as a vast array of independent shops, cafes and restaurants and 3 superstores. The Depot Cinema and mainline Railway Station (London Victoria 65 mins, London bridge 90 mins & Brighton 15 mins) are only 5 minutes walk from the property. Lewes has exceptional walks including the close by Pells area with its open-air swimming pool , pond and river bank, but also the nature park and South Downs.
Large sash window with secondary glazing and views to the South Downs. Hatch to insulated roof space. Radiator.
MASTER BEDROOM 1
14'7 x 14'2 and 9'3 ceiling height. Sash bay window with southerly aspect to Mount Place. Radiator with thermostat. Arched alcove.
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM
6'6 x 6'2. Glazed and tiled shower cubicle with independent mains shower. Low level w.c. Pedestal wash basin with mixer tap and tiled splashback. Mirrored cabinet. Chrome ladder towel rail. Extractor fan. Recessed spotlights.
13'2 x 11'9. Double aspect bayed end to south and sash window with secondary glazing looking west to Sun Street. Folding door to wardrobe cupboard with hanging rail. Radiator.
10'5 x 8'. Sash window with secondary glazing looking west to Sun Street. 2 Double wardrobe cupboards with hanging rail and shelves. Radiator.
7'7 x 6'8. White suite comprising oversized bath with mixer tap, shower attachment and glazed screen. Tiled bath area. Pedestal wash basin with mixer tap. Low level w.c. Mirrored cabinet. Shaver point. Chrome ladder towel rail. Extractor fan. Recessed spotlights.
Large ENTRANCE HALL
24' x 6'3. Part glazed entrance door and arched panel over. 2 Radiators. Stairs to first floor half-landing with painted wood balustrade and exposed wood handrails. Painted wood panelling. Central arch.
19'4 x 14' with high ceiling. Bay sash window with secondary glazing, looking south. Chimney breast with mantle. 2 Radiators. High skirtings.
GALLERIED FAMILY ROOM
12'10 x 10'10 and 15' to further gallery area. High ceiling. 3 Secondary glazed sash windows to roundel end bay looking south, south-west and west. Balustrade and rail to gallery overlooking below. Radiator. Arched alcove and high skirtings.
13'2 x 12'5. 2 Sash windows with secondary glazing. Shelved fireplace area. 2 Double dining cupboards. Radiator. Arch to kitchen.
6'1 x 5'3. White suite of low level w.c. and pedestal wash basin with mixer tap. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble-dryer. Radiator. Bathroom cabinet. Recessed spotlights.
13'2 x 6'10. Double glazed window looking west to Sun Street. Radiator. Telephone/internet point.
13'3 x 8'6. Double glazed casement window and door to garden. Velux roof light. Fitted kitchen with stainless steel 1½ bowl sink unit with granite worktops to each side. Bosch dishwasher. Stainless steel 4-ring gas hob. Hotpoint double oven. Stainless steel extractor hood/light. Tiled splashback and cupboards over. Fitted fridge and freezer. Further worktop with drawer and cupboards under and wall cupboards. Gas fired combination boiler. Door to:-
Cloaks hanging space. Alarm panel. Fuse box. Stairs to lower ground floor.
Glazed STORAGE AREA
7'1 x 3'2. Double glazed frosted window. Cloaks hanging space.
LOWER GROUND FLOOR
Stairs from ground floor lobby. Door to:-
White suite of low level w.c. and pedestal wash basin with mixer tap. Radiator. Extractor fan. Tiled floor.
DEEP STORAGE CUPBOARD
8'3 x 3'. Currently housing a fridge/freezer. Further deep shelved cupboard.
Large 2-roomed quiet RECREATION ROOM
27'6 x 15'5 with galleried light to dining room. Cinema style room with double radiator. Arch to galleried room with view up to gallery and further radiator.
16'6 x 10' with privacy fencing. Stone paved garden with stainless steel spotlighting and gate to car park with ALLOCATED CAR PARKING SPACE (no.48 adjacent to garden).
Secondary maintenance charge: £200 per year for car parking area.
Lewes District Council, Band E
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