Sold £585,000 Contracts Exchanged - House
A substantial detached 4 bedroom house with a west facing garden and large first floor roof terrace with sea views. The property is situated in a very sought after location and is offered with no onward sales chain.
ENTRANCE PORCH; THROUGH LOUNGE/DINING ROOM 26’6 x 11’8; LARGE FITTED KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 23’7 x 8’10; SECOND RECEPTION ROOM/BED. 4; CLOAKROOM; 3 DOUBLE BEDROOMS AND NURSERY/DRESSINGROOM ON FIRST FLOOR; EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM WITH BEDROOM 1; FAMILY BATHROOM WITH BATH AND SHOWER; GAS CENTRAL HEATING; DOUBLE GLAZING; SHUTTER BLINDS; BLOCK PAVED FRONT GARDEN & DRIVEWAY PARKING FOR SEVERAL VEHICLES; WEST FACING REAR GARDEN WITH BLOCK PAVING, DECKING AND LAWN
ENTRANCE PORCH Slate tiled flooring, double glazed window, Halogen lighting.
Double opening uPVC doors leading to:
ENTRANCE HALL Halogen lighting, radiator, built-in under stairs storage cupboard.
CLOAKROOM Fitted with a low level flush wc, corner wash hand basin, fully tiled walls, cupboard housing newly installed Worcester Bosch combination boiler (February 2017)
LOUNGE/DINER 26’6 x 11’8 Feature fireplace with limestone surround, wood flooring, coved ceiling, two double radiators with thermostatic controls. Triple aspect with double glazed window with a southerly aspect, double opening doors leading to west facing decked area, coved ceiling, telephone point.
BED 4 or 2nd RECEPTION ROOM/DINING ROOM 11’9 x 11’1 Wood flooring, coved ceiling, double glazed window to front, wall mounted radiator, feature fireplace with cast iron surround and grated insert, telephone point.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 23’7 x 8’10 Tiled flooring, large breakfast bar, radiator with thermostatic control, double glazed window with an easterly aspect, further double glazed window with a northerly aspect, further double glazed window overlooking rear garden with a distant sea view. Fitted with a comprehensive range of cupboards both at eye and base level with accompanying roll top work surface, two display cabinets with shelving and drawers, under cupboard lighting, telephone point, space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Flavel electric cooker with ceramic 5 plate hob. Cooker hood. Blomberg fridge/freezer, Bosch Dishwasher, Bosch Washing Machine. Halogen lighting inset into ceiling, one and a half bowl single drainer inset stainless steel sink with mixer tap, tiled splashbacks, double glazed door leading to outside. Door to hall.
Stairs leading to First Floor landing, loft hatch access, coved ceiling
PRINCIPAL BEDROOM 16’3 x 9’0 double glazed window with an easterly aspect, inset halogen lighting to ceiling. Radiator.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM Fitted with a Roca contemporary white suite comprising dual flush low level flush wc, wash hand basin with mixer tap and pop up waste, storage shelves under, opaque double glazed window to side, chrome effect ladder style radiator, fully tiled wall, extractor fan, Halogen lighting to ceiling, good size shower enclosure with thermostatically controlled mixer shower, tiled walls and screen surround. Tiled flooring.
BEDROOM 2 12’3 x 11’10 Spotlighting to ceiling, double glazed window with southerly views to the sea. Double glazed double opening doors leading to superb sunny roof terrace with stunning views to the sea..
BEDROOM 3 11’9 x 11’1 Double aspect with double glazed window overlooking the front and a further double glazed window with sea view, coved ceiling, radiator.
NURSERY OR DRESSING ROOM 7’8 x 6’5 Double glazed window overlooking front garden, radiator, coved ceiling.
FAMILY BATHROOM Fitted with a white suite comprising dual flush low level flush, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap and pop up waste, enclosed tile panelled bath with ornate mixer tap and telephone shower attachment, fully tiled walls, extractor fan, Halogen lighting inset into ceiling, coved ceiling, opaque double glazed window to rear, corner shower cubicle with glass screen and with thermostatically controlled shower, chrome ladder style radiator, tiled flooring.
STUNNING WEST FACING ROOF TERRACE 13’2 x 13’6 Tiled floor, railings surround, superb southerly and westerly aspect.
FRONT GARDEN AND DRIVEWAY Approx 47’ wide. Brick paved driveway affording off-road parking approached via double opening iron gates, outside security light.
Side entrance with opening wooden gate giving access to rear garden.
REAR GARDEN Outside water tap, outside security light, block paved area, steps leading to raised decked area.
DECKED AREA with LED lighting, two outside wall lights, space in decking for hot tub/spa. Wooden gate leading to further concreted patio area, large wooden shed for storage.
GARDEN AREA Mainly laid to lawn with fenced boundaries, block paved pathways, west facing direction.
SIDE EXTENSION In 2006 permission was granted by the Local Authority, Brighton and Hove City Council to construct a single storey side extension. BH2006/02170. This permission has of coursed now lapsed.
From the owner’s viewpoint:-
Ground floor: The front entrance storm porch is approached by double gates for vehicular access and a separate pedestrian gate, over a paved driveway. The traditional hallway gives access to all the ground floor rooms.
To the right, the kitchen runs front to rear, with windows to three sides, a breakfast bar, a door to the garden and a further door near the back of the house. To the left off the front of the hall is a morning room with fireplace and front east-south-east aspect. The large lounge has extensive Sapele bookshelves (with storage space under) along most of three walls furthest from the glazed double doors that open onto the decked area and lowered garden, with south and west aspects to the sea. At the end of the hall is a WC with handbasin, and a cupboard housing the new Worcester Bosch Greenstar 25i Boiler.
Upper floor: The stairs divide near the top, with the right-hand leading off and giving a degree of separation to the master suite, which has a generous shower room with frosted window. Off the stairs to the left are the family bathroom, which includes a bath and separate enclosed shower, and three further rooms. At the front, the small room can be described as a child’s room. There are then two generously-sized double bedrooms, each having a side window giving a direct view to the sea. The rear double bedroom has glazed double doors leading out on to a large terrace enclosed by wrought iron railings: from here there are wide views of the sea.
Use of the upstairs rear room with its extensive sea views and fully glazed double doors onto the large terrace as a bedroom seems unadventurous. The room faces south-south-west, and has a side window also towards the sea and getting the sun a little earlier. This could well make a second sitting room or large office/study. And in that case, if three double bedrooms were wanted, the front downstairs room –otherwise a morning room, study, dining and/or viewing room- could be used for sleeping.
Garden The rear garden is relatively private; it is part block paved terracing, with a lawned area, and a large decked terrace. There is ready made space to install a hot tub. There is a wooden shed on the south side; and a wooden gate on the north side.
Parking: There is unrestricted and easy parking outside the property and along Cranleigh Avenue. The block paved forecourt could accommodate two cars behind the gates.
Transport: An occasional bus service runs down Cranleigh Avenue. Numerous buses run to and from Brighton westwards, and as far as Eastbourne eastwards, from stops on nearby Marine Drive.