SUSSEX SQUARE, BRIGHTON, BN2 5AD
Asking Price: £550,000
- First Floor Belvedere Balcony
- Chain Free
- Sea Views
- Share of Freehold
- Access into the Kemp Town Enclosures
- Parking Zone H (no waiting list)
The Leas is located in 34-35 Sussex Square, being one of the largest houses to have been built in 1830, by the accomplished developer Thomas Kemp. When inside one enjoys a level of grandeur only these houses can portray. Setting the building aside from others in Sussex Square, The Leas offers private gardens and bike storage to its residents. The communal areas are nicely appointed in line with the regency architecture, showcasing stained glass windows and intricate cornices.
Situated on the first floor, this apartment has a tremendous amount on offer including, a west facing belvedere balcony overlooking the Kemptown enclosures, with plenty of room for seating. The balcony is accessed through both the second bedroom and the lounge, owing to the 10ft-high sash windows. The views easily stretch out to as far as the sea helping complete the sense of serenity you feel in this bright living space. This apartment enjoys generous room proportions, giving a plentiful home, that only a property of this period can provide. It offers a fantastic lifestyle within the grace and grandeur of a highly coveted period property.
Upon entering the apartment, you are welcomed by the colourful reflections of the stained-glass windows. As you enter the lounge, the immediate feeling is of a stunning regency home. The eye is immediately drawn to the standout features of high ceilings, original acanthus leaf ceiling rose, intricate cornices, architraves, original marble fireplace, wonderful sash windows giving floods of light coming into the room, and a generous view of the square and its enclosures.
Following the hallway to the very end, there is a modern and well-presented kitchen with neutral cabinets, granite countertops, a halogen hob and double oven underneath, integrated Fridge/Freezer, as well as an integrated washing machine. Adjacent to the kitchen, you will find the designer bathroom, which has been stylishly finished with stunning Brazilian Slate tiles. The apartment additionally benefits from gas central heating and newly fitted carpets throughout. Given the rare opportunity to purchase a balcony apartment within the Kemptown Enclosures, this one is certainly not one to be missed!
This property holds one more secret, a key to the gated enclosures, six acres of landscaped gardens with a tunnel to the beach, said to have inspired the introduction to Alices Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. It is just a stroll to the vibrant Kemptown Village which is known for its cafes and delis, bars and pubs and independent shopping. The hospital and good schools including the award-winning Brighton College and Roedean School for girls is also nearby. The Marina is a few minutes away with a myriad of waterfront restaurants to choose from, as well as cinemas, a health club and a casino. Bus routes serving the city and station, with its fast links to Gatwick and London are nearby.
Council Tax: Band D
Parking Permit Zone H: Currently No Waiting List
Share of Freehold
Service Charge: £1560 pa