A 3/4 bedroom spacious Edwardian terraced house with 2/3 reception rooms, in the heart of Meads Village
An attractive double fronted 3/4 bedroom house with elegant proportions. Occupying a quiet and private position in the exclusive and popular downland village of Meads, west of the seaside town of Eastbourne. Just a few hundred metres from the sea, The property sits amongst a row of discreet cottages, partially concealed behind a flint wall and hedging, opposite the chapel of St Andrew’s preparatory school at the foot of the South Downs National Park.
Built of red brick beneath a tile roof, this significant Edwardian village house has an attractive front elevation with ground and 1st-floor bay windows. Approached by a gated pathway to the covered front door, the large front garden sits back from the road providing a peaceful space with established planting and borders. It is considered possible to create an off-road parking space subject to the necessary planning consent. The rear garden has a raised timber deck and is set amongst mature planting to the walled perimeter. There is also gated side access to Darley Road.
The house has particularly spacious accommodation and retains an abundance of period features, including high ceilings and original fireplaces. A particular feature is the kitchen/ breakfast room which extends the length of the house to 25 ft. There is a range of cabinets with work surfaces that would benefit from being updated.
The elegant sitting room with its high ceilings, picture rails and attractive chimneypiece overlooks the front garden. The separate study could potentially become a ground-floor bedroom (No.4) . There is also a separate WC downstairs.
The first floor is arranged with three large double bedrooms, all with original fireplaces and picture rails, plus a large bathroom to the rear.
Attic Space - ±65sq m (700 sq ft)
The property benefits from an unusually large attic/roof space and it is considered that, with the appropriate design, this space could be converted into additional living space under the “Permitted Development” rules, which means the owner should not have to seek planning permission.
However, interested buyers should satisfy themselves that this is the case before making a decision to purchase.
Eastbourne has trains to London Victoria (1 hour 30mins) & Brighton (40mins). The property is close to excellent primary and secondary schools including St Andrew's Prep, Bede’s and Eastbourne College.
Also close by are the picturesque villages of East Dean - with its famous Tiger Inn - and Jevington, with excellent riding stables and the Eight Bells pub. Eastbourne town centre has recently undergone a multi-million-pound regeneration including the new Beacon shopping mall - with easy parking - including national retail chains, independent shops, dining outlets plus a multiplex cinema.
The seafront promenade leads to Eastbourne’s cultural quarter with theatre complex (including the sympathetically restored, Grade II listed Congress Theatre), award-winning Towner Art Gallery and International Lawn Tennis Centre at Devonshire Park.
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