- Sought After Residential Enclave
- Built 1889
- Exceptional Throughout
- Landscaped Gardens
- Period Features
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Positioned in highly sought after residential enclave moments from the burgeoning bar and restaurant scene of Preston Circus and close to Brighton city centre, this exceptional period home offers versatile living accommodation across three floors with West facing garden.
Beautiful entrance hallway with stained glass front door, white wood washed flooring and original stair case leading to all floors. To the right off the hallway is the first double bedroom with original covings, bay sash window to the front over looking the street and plantation shutters. Family boutique style bathroom with roll top bath, original fireplace with terracotta tiles, high ceilings and white washed floors. Through the hallway descends into the contemporary kitchen/diner which is light and bright and leads to west facing balcony area, with stairs to the west facing garden. Laid to lawn with a variety of mature planting including Palm tree. The garden is a perfect suntrap with sun coming into the garden late into summer evenings.
Downstairs from the kitchen leads to dual aspect reception/dining space with oak flooring throughout and secondary entrance to the property. Wood burning stove, perfect to warm by on a winters day, spot lighting, built in shelving and bay window to the front with Plantation shutters. French doors leading to exterior are bespoke accoya wood which resist rot. Doors lead out to side return patio area. Utility/studio room and bathroom to the rear with underfloor heating. The underfloor heating through the utility/studio into shower room has a control panel on the wall to set temperature and timer.
First floor accommodation comprises of two double bedrooms. Front facing master bedroom looks out on to the tree lined street. Bedroom to the rear overlooks gardens and has original fireplace and grey washed wooden flooring. Loft conversion is a possibility, subject to planning.
The property is located in a highly sought after area and in the catchment for numerous renowned schools with excellent Ofsted ratings (Downs Infant/Junior Schools and both Dorothy Stringer/Varndean Secondary schools). The area is very family orientated and social. Organised 'Street Play' via the council entitles the road to be closed on the last Friday of every month, for the kids to play out and families to socialise. The property is close to the recently redeveloped Open Market and London Road/Preston Circus area which offer numerous restaurants and a vibrant foodie scene. The famous Brighton Laines & beach are within walking distance. Artist open houses run through the spring months along with summer fairs and street parties in the city and surrounding streets. Looking for an evening out? The Duke Of York’s Picture house is one of the best in the UK along with great local pubs serving good food (try The Hare & Hounds, Joker, Open House, Signal Man, Park View, Preston Park Tavern & Jolly Poacher). Excellent local shops serving the best coffee and scrumptious things. Brighton mainline station is moments away with a direct link to Victoria accessible in less than one hour, perfect for commuters. Further good transport links directly to London from London Road station close by.