A five bedroom house with south facing terraces which wrap around the house.

Longhill Road, Ovingdean, BN2 7BD

5 bedrooms
Asking Price: £1,100,000



  • Five Bedroom Detached House
  • Impressive & Imposing
  • South Facing Sun Terrace & Garden
  • Parking For Multiple Cars & Double Garage
  • Indoor Health Suite With Sauna & Pool
  • Impressive Southerly Views To Sea & Downs
  • Additional One Bedroom Annex
  • 3552 Sq Ft / 329.9 Sq M

Outside at the front, the private drive brings you up to the house sweeping around to the front door. The house offers an additional pedestrian access from Wanderdown Road for a more level entry. The double garage has power, water and a remote controlled door ideal for a large car plus additional storage. The house is very private as the windows you pass en route to the entrance are set high. Double doors are sheltered beneath a porch with lighting and give entry to the main house.

The central hallway gives access to the main reception space of the property, the living/dining room is dominated by views of the Downs which stream with the sunshine through this inviting house. The living room is bathed in natural light from the expanse of southerly and westerly aspect windows and doors which give access to the impressive sun terrace. The views from both the room itself and the sun terrace are simply magnificent of the sea and the rolling downland of the National Park, perfect for alfresco dining and entertaining. Light and airy in the summer, you can see that this room transforms in winter into a warm and safe haven merely by closing the doors and lighting the gas fire, which is set into the stone fireplace to your right.

Nearby, leads through to a private study with sea views and a door to the hall, this sociable space also flows into the spacious kitchen. The kitchen is a family friendly space and flows directly into the dining room, having recently had some modernisation enhancements, this fresh and inviting room has lots of storage and work surfaces. Plumbing is in place for a dishwasher and a separate utility room with plumbing for a machine and ice dispensing fridge as well as extra units and access to the first of three deep cellars.

Broad French doors open from the kitchen into the dining room where light and sea views simply pour in through the large picture window to the south, whilst to your left, French doors open out to the front garden and the steps down to the second terrace and the garden lawn. Exposed beams and a circular window add character whilst the oak on the floor conceals underfloor heating.

The main bedroom is situated at the far end of the hallway and is light and airy with sliding doors out to the sun terrace, ensuring that you can enjoy the Sussex countryside and coast even from the bed. The en-suite is large enough for both a generously sized shower with a double head system and a sunken whirlpool bath which has a heated towel rail close to hand and there is also lush underfloor heating. Two more quiet double bedrooms are on this floor, sharing a modern bathroom with a shower above the bath.

Downstairs with access via the lower terrace is the guest bedroom including games room, which looks over the lawn and shrubs of the garden, it has an en-suite shower room and opens into the snug with views of the pool. The health suite is set in a large, sunny room with skylights, windows and a door out to the garden, there is ample room to entertain or just to relax by the side of the pool. The current owners also have their gym equipment here, so you can imagine just how large this space is. At the far end, the door leads into the changing area which has a WC, a shower and fabulous sauna.There are plans available to view for extending the ground floor bedrooms and study and creating a self-contained apartment in the basement (STNC). Multiple cellar areas offer fantastic storage space.

Close to many well regarded private schools such as Brighton College and Roedean, this spacious and impressive home would ideally suit a modern family and perhaps multi-generational living. Quietly situated between the historic village of Rottingdean and the vibrant City of Brighton and Hove, this exceptional house with rare views over the National Park and the sea is close to Ovingdean’s shop and pub, and the golf course and secondary school are within walking distance.

Brighton Station, with its fast links to Gatwick and London is a short drive along the coast road, along which regular buses run to Brighton, Rottingdean and Falmer.

Reference: 234029


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