Charles Wycherley Independent Estate Agents are delighted to present this superbly restored and maintained Grade II Listed cottage, in this popular central street. The property, built in 1800, has a most attractive second floor double aspect bedroom, with superb views over Sun Street to Lewes Golf Course and the South Downs, and over Abinger Place to the rear, to open countryside towards Offham. The first floor has a double front bedroom, with sash windows and a cast iron fireplace. There is a third bedroom looking towards the garden, and a superb, luxury roll top bath with an attractive drench shower in the bathroom. The property is approached by the side passageway, which clearly allows a full-size sitting room, opening into a large high-quality kitchen/family area. The property has a highly useable cellar, with a long west facing garden, as well as gas central heating.
Sun Street is an extremely attractive lane of Grade II Listed houses and cottages, connecting to the popular Pells area, to the High Street and the historic town centre. The Pells area is just a five-minute walk past St John's Sub Castro Church, leading to the attractive Pells Pond, recreation area, wetlands and open-air swimming pool. Lewes Castle is only a short distance, and Lewes High Street is just a few hundred yards away with its individual shops, inns, restaurants, and cafes. Lewes Railway Station is just beyond the Southover area, connecting to London Victoria (1hr), London Bridge (90 mins) and Brighton (15 mins).
ACCOMMODATION WITH APPROXIMATE MEASUREMENTS COMPRISES:-
14'2 x 11'7. West facing Velux window overlooking Abinger Place, countryside, woodland and St John's Sub Castro Church, with a glimpse of the South Downs and Lewes Golf Course from the dormer east end facing sash window. Hatch to insulated roof space with loft hatch. Exposed wooden floorboards. Large double radiator. Chimney breast with fitted shelves. Sloping ceiling. Stripped and original wooden exposed latch door opening to stairs to:
Modern oak flooring and rope trim to skirting. Exposed pine balustrade and hand rail with exposed tread stairs to ground floor and second floor.
11'5 x 10'10. Sash window to Sun Street to east. Cast iron ducks nest fireplace with pine mantel. Fitted wardrobe with hanging rail. Double radiator. Stripped pine door.
9 x 6'3. Fitted pine cupboard with shelves. Sussex sliding sash window to west to rear garden. Double radiator. Telephone point. Exposed pine skirtings.
7' x 5'10. Double aspect with Sussex sliding sash window and ceiling Velux roof light into vaulted ceiling, roll top Burlington bath with feet. Central drench shower with mixer taps and Burlington thermostatic exposed shower valve with circular shower rail and curtain. Retro brick bath areas. Attractive contemporary butler wash hand basin with pine top with shelves and Burlington mixer taps. Close coupled low level W.C. Silavent extractor fan, wall light, modern oak flooring, double radiator, shaver point, rope trim to skirting.
11'7 x 10'7. Entrance door. Sash window with pine shutters and surround facing Sun Street to east. Cast iron fireplace mantel and surround, cast iron Charnwood woodburner. Original fitted pine storage cupboards with fitted shelves. Oak flooring, rope trim to skirting. Double radiator.
16'1 x 11'7. Dining area with stripped pine door to original shelved cupboard. Pine bracketed door to cellar with further original cupboard . Pine latch door to exposed pine stairwell. Space for fridge/freezer. Double radiator. Wood panelled wall. Terracotta tiled floor. Pine shelving. Chimney breast. Central arch with exposed wood cased beams to rear addition. Oak top breakfast bar withdrawers and cupboards under. Ceramic ‘Cambridge' sink with mixer taps. Oak wood work tops to each side. SMEG dishwasher. Space and plumbing for washing machine. SMEG 4 ring gas hob, double oven and extractor fan. Range of wall cupboards with cupboard housing Ideal LogicCombi gas fired boiler. Retro brick style tile splashback. Vaulted ceiling to north section with exposed wood beams and high Velux window. Recessed spotlights. Window to west to rear garden with double aspect to stable door to passageway with separate gated corridor access. Terracotta floor tiles.
10' x 8'2. Pine door from kitchen with brick steps and overhead shelving. 2 sets of hand-built corner cupboards for storage together with 3 double full width fitted cupboards. Window light to Sun Street. Exposed ceiling joists. Large double radiator. The cellar was tanked in 2015 and has had a variety of uses over time, providing a flexible and very useable room.
The property is currently approached via a wooden gate from Sun Street to a covered back passageway with brick walls and floor leading to the kitchen and a shared access rear, with a pathway going across next door. The garden is entered by gate and is approximately 20ft depth with raised brick borders and an attractive brick seating area facing south and west. Timber storage cupboard. Brick rear garden wall with brick rear storage: 4'6 x 3'8.
Lewes District Council, Band C
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.