An elegant five-bedroom red brick Victorian family home, tastefully and stylishly decorated, benefitting from a South facing garden with home office, off road parking and many period features throughout.
OVERVIEW ***Guide Price £925,000- £975,000***
This beautifully presented period family home is located on Highcroft Villas, one of Brighton’s premier roads, in the sought after Prestonville location. We believe this spacious Victorian family home built in the 1880’s will appeal to buyers searching for a well-proportioned character property with many modern and bespoke features, located within easy walking distance to Preston Park, Brighton Mainline Railway Station and Seven Dials.
Upon entering the home on the ground floor, you instantly get a welcoming and homely feel about the place. The hallway is spacious, well-maintained and has many features including gorgeous period ceiling mouldings, stripped wooden flooring and a period style radiator.
The first door to the right leads into the beautiful, faultless and cosy sitting room, which is the ideal place to relax and unwind. This area has an attractive sash bay window to the front, a wood burning open fireplace along with a stunning central crystal chandelier that compliments the original ceiling coving. There are homemade bi-fold wooden doors which take you through to what is currently a family room. These two rooms have high ceilings and stripped wooden flooring and are adaptable to be used depending on ones needs.
The separate Italian veneer kitchen is bespoke and handmade, it embraces striking glacier white Corian worksurfaces and splashbacks with a seamless undermounted sink and drainer. There are trendy metro style tiles and built-in appliances including a 2-year-old Rangemaster Kitchener, a large gorenje fridge with an undercounter freezer and a Bosch dishwasher. Additionally, there is a Tiger Europa multi fuel burner and a utility cupboard which houses the washing machine and heat pump dryer. The dining area is open plan to the kitchen, an ideal spot to entertain and accommodate your friends and family.
The grey aluminium bi-fold doors lead out to a spacious, beautiful, and mature South-West facing rear garden, which has an assortment of flower beds including roses, hardy geraniums, hardy geraniums, hydrangea, cordyline and dahlia. In the spring there is also a hazel tree, fig tree, an apple tree, a crab apple tree and a plum tree. There is a slate patio, a lawned area to the middle of the garden along with a fully self-sufficient studio at the back, perfect for a home office.
To the first floor of the home there are three double bedrooms all with built-in wardrobes and elegant feature fireplaces, along with a single bedroom and with family bathroom. The bathroom comprises an original cast iron Victorina claw foot tub, hand basin with a separate WC. To the second floor is a fourth double bedroom and a fully tiled, contemporary shower room.
Additionally, there is a spacious attic ideal for storage, and parking to the front of the house for two cars. This family home is idyllic and not one to be missed!
The property is freehold, and the council tax band is D.
The location of Highcroft Villas is brilliant, it is 0.4 miles away from the well-known Preston Park, one of Brighton’s largest urban parks. It has 63 acres of lawns, formal borders and rose gardens, playground and courts along with a cafe making this is the ideal spot to unwind and spend a day out with family and friends. The vibrant and popular Dyke Road Park is on your doorstep, which is home to a popular Tennis Club along with the BOAT open air theatre which a fantastic 400 seat local arts and music venue.
Seven Dials is nearby where you can find an array of independent boutiques and shops, cafes including the Flour Pot Bakery, T @ The Dials and Wolfox Lab along with fabulous gastro pubs including The Good Companions, The Dyke Pub, The Cow and The Shakespeare’s Head.
There are many great local state and independent schools which can be found in this district including Stanford Infants and Junior School, Cardinal Newman and Hove Park along with Dorothy Stringer, BHASVIC and Varndean.
Brighton, Preston Park and London Road mainline railway stations can all be located within easy walking distance, offering excellent services for commuters into London. Regular bus services run through the city and along the coast as well as easy road access to the A23/A27 with links to the motorway network and Gatwick Airport.
The famous Brighton beach and promenade along with the North Laine District, Royal Pavilion, Palace Pier, and Volk’s Electric Railway are within easy reach of the property.
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