A rarely available detached house situated on a corner plot bordering Northfield Rise and Gorham Avenue, in the picturesque village of Rottingdean. This home has been refurbished and decorated to a very high standard and offers flexible accommodation and potential to extend STNC. Planning is in place and foundations are laid for an annexe/extension. The newly walled and landscaped front garden takes you via a grey sandstone path, lined in redbrick with feature lighting, up to the front door.
The entrance hall gives access to the generous living room which in turn leads to the circular study room which can also be used as a sun room. The large open-plan dining/family/kitchen room is simply stunning, with oak engineered flooring that was refurbished; sanded and polished in February of this year. A large bespoke kitchen in modern shaker style with white cupboards and solid oak counter tops, there is plenty of storage in the kitchen itself as well as space for an American style fridge freezer a Rangemaster freestanding oven and a gas hob. There is a large central island incorporating a Belfast sink with a reverse osmosis water filter, integrated dishwasher and a breakfast counter with seating. Adjacent to the kitchen is a utility and ironing room that includes a washing machine, tumble dryer, an additional sink set in a solid oak counter top as well as further storage.
The impressive dining room accommodates a large table to seat ten guests with double doors leading to a rear deck and the garden beyond. A triple aspect to the dining room, kitchen and playroom allows for and an abundance of natural light. Accessed from the entrance hallway, there is also a large self-contained double bedroom on the ground floor perfect for guests to be afforded their own space if required. The Jack and Jill bathroom serves as both an en-suite to this bedroom as well as a downstairs WC that can be accessed from the utility room also.
The stairs rise to the first-floor landing laid in oak and a skylight affording natural light to fill the area and flow down the stairwell.
There are three large light and bright double bedrooms all with en-suite bathrooms. To the front of the property there are views towards the sea and the iconic Rottingdean Windmill, while to the rear, there are magnificent views of the downs. The master bedroom is impressive not only for its size, but notable features include a freestanding roll top bath in the bay window, ample built-in wardrobes and a dual sink bathroom that also includes a shower. Inspired by the book “The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe”, there a second floor playroom which is accessed via stairs hidden within the second bedrooms wardrobe; a super place for children to explore and play .The third bedroom, to the rear of the property boast a fully vaulted ceiling and a mezzanine level with a child’s play area that could also be used for additional storage.
Outside to the front is a new formal lawned garden, which in turn leads to further sizeable side garden, offering wrap around landscaped walled gardens, this corner plot provides the property to benefit from sun at all times of the day. The rear of the property is decked, perfect for breakfast in the sun, while the raised patio area to the front affords the ability for alfresco dining until sunset. To the rear of the property the garden is partially lawned with a decking area facing the Downs. There is a timber-built greenhouse to the side with off street parking for an additional two cars. The garden studio has planning permission and can used as an office or sleeping cabin; installed with light and electricity. The space that housed the garage also has planning permission for further accommodation with foundations laid.
Just a short distance into Rottingdean High Street, past the famous duck pond and the historic pubs, to the wonderful local community shops, beach and waterfront nearby. This impressive residence occupies an enviable position with amazing gardens and views. Brighton marina and city centre are just a short drive or bus hop away.