The main entrance of this substantial home is located on the raised ground floor and opens into the spacious hallway. With many period features retained and high ceilings that continue throughout the home, this is an inviting space that gives access to two of the five double bedrooms. The larger room to the front benefiting from an ornate feature fireplace as well as original bay window allowing natural light to flood in. These versatile rooms could be utilised in a variety of ways to suite any family’s needs. To the rear of the ground floor you will find the shower room and separate family bathroom with French doors giving access to a wooden balcony with steps down to the south facing lawned garden, an unusual feature adding to character of the home.
Down to the lower ground floor which houses the incredible open plan living/dining room, an inviting room again benefiting from original bay window to the front and French doors to the garden at the rear giving a light and airy feel to this space. There is also a gas fireplace ideal for relaxing in the colder months and plenty of room for a large dining table, ideal for entertaining. Beyond this is the fitted kitchen, with ample worktop and cupboard space and integrated oven with gas hob and extractor hood above. There is also space for freestanding appliances, including fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. This room enjoys a south facing aspect with a tranquil outlook over the garden.
The south facing garden is of a good size with both patio and lawned areas, ideal for children to play freely or alfresco dining. There is also a vegetable patch and beds for planting, perfect for the green fingered among us.
Upstairs on the first floor, you will find three more double bedrooms, the master to the front is of a very good size with both bay and separate sash window, as well as plenty of space for freestanding wardrobes. A dramatic spiral staircase leads to the additional loft room ideal as a home office with plenty of eaves storage. Benefiting from an existing basin this room is prime for a full conversion to add an additional bedroom with en-suite bathroom (STNC).
This rare find of a whole house of this era, is located within the favoured Preston Park area. Perfect for commuters and families alike, being close to Brighton, Preston Park and London Road stations, local amenities and within the catchment area for good local schools.Reference: 228540