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Constructed in 1888, by John George Blaker the creator of Blakers Park, a magnificent and substantial period home. This exceptional property has recently undergone a sympathetic and extensive program of restoration with exquisite attention to detail throughout.
This impressive house benefits from spacious principal rooms flooded with natural daylight and extensive living space of approximately 1860 sqft over four levels. Grand entrance hallway with period staircase and understairs cloaks/w.c. Substantial west-facing dual aspect reception rooms with high ceilings, period fireplace and large box sash windows, giving excellent light and atmosphere. Rear reception/dining room with high ceilings, open fireplace and french doors to landscaped gardens. Beautiful contemporary kitchen/diner, with a combination of integral appliances and lacquered matt white units. Floor to ceiling bi-folding doors leading to level landscaped patio areas and raised gardens. Period turning staircase to upper floors, leads to contemporary fully fitted family bathroom with roll top bath and double walk in shower. Bedroom suite to rear with double doors to Juliet balcony with views over gardens. Large double bedroom to rear with fireplace and views over gardens. Master bedroom suite with west-facing balcony, fitted walk-in cupboard, open fireplace and custom built shelving.Turning staircase to upper level leading to two large double bedrooms both served by contemporary fitted bathroom.
Wonderful landscaped gardens to front, rear and side of the house with sun trap patio area; perfect for late summer evenings. Raised lawned garden with sun deck and barbeque area.
The house is located in the highly sought after Golden Triangle area moments from Blakers Park and in the catchment for numerous renowned schools with excellent Ofsted ratings. Brighton beach and the city centre are within easy walking distance. Artist open houses run through the spring months along with summer fairs and street parties in Blakers park 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 Preston Park Tavern, Open House, Signal Man, Park View & Jolly Poacher). Excellent local shops including Arkwrights delicatessen and Moes at The Circus serving the best coffee and scrumptious things. Good transport links to London from both Preston Park, London Road station and Brighton mainline stations close by.