5 bedroom detached house for sale

£1,600,000
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Beds: 5
Baths: 4
The Ridgeway, Friston, East Sussex BN20 See map

A handsome 1930’s house on the private Friston estate with magnificent garden setting and wonderful downland views.

The property has been extensively refurbished and substantially extended by the present owners and now provides exceptionally light and spacious accommodation. The ground floor includes 4 reception rooms and a refitted kitchen, plus a guest suite comprising 2 bedrooms both with en suites. Upstairs there are 3 further bedrooms, a spacious en suite shower room for the master bedroom and a family bathroom, plus dressing room. The house sits beautifully on its spacious, flat plot, well set back from the road, accessed by a sweeping in and out driveway with fine wrought iron gates. The glorious southerly rear garden is screened by a variety of mature trees and shrubs affording a high degree of privacy and seclusion.

The Ridgeway is enviably situated on the private downland estate of Friston. The house sits on the south side of the road on one of the largest and finest plots of the whole estate. There are nearby amenities in East Dean including the village green and ancient Tiger Inn, cafe and shop. The sea is within walking distance at Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters. Eastbourne town centre 4 miles away provides the principal shopping thoroughfare and mainline rail services to London Victoria and to Gatwick. Sporting facilities in the Eastbourne area include: 3 principal golf courses; indoor and outdoor tennis; and one of the largest sailing marinas on the south coast. There is world class opera at Glyndebourne and channel ferries sail from Newhaven.Entrance Lobbywith under stairs storage cupboard, inner glazed door toReception Hallwith oak flooring, radiator.Spacious Sitting Room (7.95m x 3.96m (26′ 1″ x 13′ 0″))affording a triple aspect and glorious view over the rear garden, contemporary wood burning fireplace, oak flooring, 2 radiators. Double doors to garden.Dining Room (4.27m x 3.73m (14′ 0″ x 12′ 3″))affording a lovely garden aspect, oak flooring, door to sitting room, radiator.Study (2.74m x 2.44m (9′ 0″ x 8′ 0″))with dual aspect over the front garden and driveway, radiator.Cloakroomwith wc, wash basin with cupboards below, window.Refitted Kitchen (5.05m x 3.35m (16′ 7″ x 11′ 0″))with granite work surfaces with drawers and cupboards below and matching range of cabinets above, inset double bowl sink unit with mixer tap, range of integrated appliances include the refrigerator/freezer, wine cooler and dishwasher, space for electric Aga, deep larder cupboard, oak flooring and door toGlazed Side Entrance Porchwith 2 built in storage cupboards for coats and shoes.Utility Roomwith work surfaces and cupboards below and space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, door to garage.Large Breakfast Room (5.36m x 4.4m (17′ 7″ x 14′ 5″))affording a fabulous dual aspect over the rear garden, oak flooring, 2 radiators. Double doors to paved terrace and garden; with door toGround Floor Guest Suite Comprising Bedroom 4 (3.7m x 3.05m (12′ 2″ x 10′ 0″))affording wonderful rear garden aspect, oak flooring, radiator, door toLuxurious En Suite Bathroomwith large shower unit with wall mounted shower fittings, separate bath with mixer tap, low level wc, wash basin with cupboards below, heated towel rail.Bedroom 5 (3.05m x 2.74m (10′ 0″ x 9′ 0″))with lovely garden aspect, oak flooring, radiator.Ground Floor Shower RoomLuxuriously fitted with large shower unit and wall mounted fittings, low level wc, wash basin with cupboards below, heated towel rail.-From the Reception Hall, the oak staircase rises from the reception hall to the First Floor Landing with access to loft space, store cupboard housing the hot water cylinder, radiator, window.Master Bedroom Suite Comprising Bedroom 1 (5.18m x 3.73m (17′ 0″ x 12′ 3″))affording dual aspect downland views over the rear garden and beyond, built in wardrobe cupboards, radiator, door toLarge En Suite Shower Roomwith shower unit and wall mounted fittings, double wash basin vanity unit with cupboards below, low level wc, heated towel rail, radiator, under floor heating, window.Bedroom 2 (3.96m x 3.4m (13′ 0″ x 11′ 2″))affording wonderful dual aspect views over the garden to the downs beyond, built in wardrobe cupboards, radiator.Bedroom 3 (3.96m x 2.13m (13′ 0″ x 7′ 0″))with window overlooking the front garden and driveway, built in wardrobe cupboard, radiator.Dressing Room (2.6m x 2.13m (8′ 6″ x 7′ 0″))built in wardrobe cupboard, window.Family BathroomFitted with panelled bath and shower fittings above, wash basin with cupboards below, low level wc, heated towel rail, underfloor heating, window.OutsideAn outstanding feature of this property is the glorious garden setting. The large level plot measures over 3/4 of an acre with the principal area of garden at the rear and securing a wonderful southerly aspect. The gardens are beautifully maintained with the rear garden principally being laid to lawn with profusely stocked flower beds and borders and a wide variety of mature trees and shrubs which combine to provide a high degree of privacy. A wide Yorkstone terrace flanks the rear elevation and provides a wonderful outdoor entertaining space. 2 brick built garden stores. The front garden is attractively landscaped and laid principally to lawn with a sweeping in and out gated entrance driveway.Double Garage (6.4m x 6.1m (21′ 0″ x 20′ 0″))with electric up and over door, wall mounted gas fired boiler, space for appliances, integral door to utility room.-The private entrance driveway affords generous off road car parking spaces for several vehicles.

Listed: May 16, 2024
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