A rare opportunity to acquire a conveniently located home on a sought-after road, offered for sale for the first time in almost 25 years. Arranged over the ground and first floors of an attractive Victorian/Edwardian property is this well proportioned four-bedroom maisonette, with a flexible layout ideally suited to a variety of uses whether needing additional reception space, working areas or bedrooms. The terraced property has an attractive front façade with Tudor revival feature and is equally well presented internally, featuring a neutral colour scheme and low maintenance engineered wood and tiled floors in the reception space. On the ground floor the accommodation comprises an open plan living space, featuring a well-proportioned sitting/dining room leading to a kitchen fitted with a variety of modern units. The kitchen includes a gas hob and single oven, with plenty of space for additional freestanding appliances.
Also on the ground floor are two bedrooms, one ideally suited as a study if required. The additional bedroom is of double size and opens to its own courtyard. On the first floor there are a further two bedrooms and a family shower room. The landing also includes a number of fitted storage cupboards.
Highdown Road is a pleasant tree-lined residential road on the borders of Hove and Brighton, comprising mostly Edwardian and Victorian period properties including some charming conversions and restorations. Within easy reach are a number of Brighton’s extensive shopping areas, including Churchill Square, the Lanes and Western Road and Church Road, the latter with their plentiful independent cafes and bars. Also close by is the Seven Dials thoroughfare, which offers a variety of services and easy transport links via Dyke Road Avenue to the A27/ A23. Brighton station is 0.6 miles and offers fast and direct services to Gatwick Airport and London. There are a number of local nurseries while schools include BHASVIC, Cottesmore St Mary’s Catholic Primary and Brighton Girls School in close proximity. Green spaces such as Hove Green, Hove Rec and Preston Park are also convenient to Highdown Road.
On-street parking is available on Highdown Road (permit required). Externally the property benefits from a good-size paved courtyard to the rear, enjoying a favourable southerly aspect with built-in seating and shade provided by a number of trees. Access is via double doors from the sitting room, with a side gate leading to a useful access passage. Bedroom three also has access to a separate courtyard.
The seller informs us that the service and maintenance charges (including buildings insurance) amount to approximately £806.42 per year. Duration of Lease: 189 years, Approximate unexpired Term of Lease: 158 years, Lease due: 2177.
approx. 914 sq ft ( LONG LEASE )