UPPER ST. JAMES'S STREET, BRIGHTON, BN2 1JN
Offers Over: £550,000
- Same Owner For 30 Years
- Only House In Upper St James's Street
- 4 storeys & An Attic Music/Work Room
- 3 Double Bedrooms
- South Facing Patio
- Adaptable Home/Office Living Space
- Shop Could Be Re-opened (subject to Council approval)
- No Chain
The house is currently set up for entertaining and boasts many wonderful features such as the exposed brickwork, sash windows, fireplaces and south facing courtyard.
As you enter you are greeted with a spacious through lounge with exposed brickwork, shelving and large windows. The tall shop windows have a built-in banquette tiled window seat with storage below, and the room is north-south facing enjoying lots of sunlight. To the rear of this room is a fireplace for those cosy nights in. Stairs lead down to the lower ground with the generous kitchen/dining room which has the added bonus of an arch-roofed wine cellar and tiled flooring throughout. The kitchen has a double Belfast sink and AEG gas hob is largely freestanding; other industrial-style features include stainless steel work surface, exposed pipes and brickwork and a cast iron fireplace. French windows open up the room and lead on to the courtyard with an outdoor tap and light, and enough space for barbecue, patio furniture, pots and herb garden.
On the first floor is the principle, large double bedroom with fireplace, a deep wardrobe with plenty of shelving (which could be converted into an end-suite), high ceilings and large sash window. Next door is the family bathroom with grey and white tiling and a large south-facing window. The white bathroom suite has Hans Grohe showerhead, quadruple panel shower screen, Grohe taps, ample storage with under-sink drawers and additional cupboard, and also serves the floor above.
On the second floor are two double bedrooms both with fitted cupboards and sash windows. The front bedroom has a foldaway ladder leading to the attic. This has ample under-eaves storage cupboards on both sides, an east-facing window with access to the roof and sea glimpses between the ridge lines; its carpeted and has a radiator, and previously has served as an additional guest bedroom. There is potential to enlarge or convert with an addition of a dormer window (e.g. bathroom) STNC.
This house is a few minutes stroll from the seafront and near the heart of the independent shops and cafés of fashionable Kemptown. It's on a convenient bus route between Brighton Marina and the train station making a commute to London very easy. It is in the catchment area for many Brighton schools including Queen's Park and St Luke's, plus a few minutes' walk from award-winning Brighton College.