A magnificent four-bedroom semi-detached period home with gorgeous features throughout. This family home offers modernisation potential and is located just a short walk to Preston Park and Fiveways.
This beautiful and elegant semi-detached Victorian family home is situated on a popular tree lined avenue which forms part of the Preston Park Conservation Area, also known as ‘The Golden Triangle’, by the local community. We believe this spacious property will appeal to buyers who are looking to design, improve and renovate a property to suit their required needs, and a home that is within easy walking distance to Fiveways, Preston Park, the railway stations and Brighton seafront.
This wonderful property is set back from the road, it has a beautiful and sophisticated red brick and detailed façade, along with having a gorgeous mosaic pathway and flower beds leading up to the front door, all of which give you a sense of serenity and tranquillity. The accommodation suavely flows through and through, it is spacious and versatile along with benefitting from having many original period features which are a few reasons why we have fallen for this delightful home.
Upon entering the home, you instantly get a welcoming and homely feel about the place. The hallway is spacious, well-maintained and has many features including gorgeous period style coving and cornicing along with Victorian chequered tiling. The exquisite living room is a great size, it has a large bay window and an original open fireplace with a marble surround, a fantastic area to relax and unwind.
To the rear of the property is a fabulous bright and airy open plan kitchen breakfast room which has all the necessary appliances including; wooden wall and base units and worksurfaces over, a double stove, butler sink and a fridge freezer. There is also a downstairs WC and space for a washing machine.
The separate formal dining room is ideal and has a gorgeous fireplace along with double doors which lead to the conservatory. Beyond here is the wonderful South facing rear mature and low maintenance garden. There is a patio area and raised borders, perfect for relaxing and entertaining. These well-proportioned rooms can be configured in several different ways, modernised, or extended to one’s desires (subject to necessary planning consent).
Leading to the first floor of the home you have two sizeable bedrooms, both with plentiful wardrobe space, gorgeous period fireplaces and bay windows along with a family bathroom. There is also a good sized landing which could be used as a home working area or additional storage space. The second floor has a further two double bedrooms, an additional shower room and eves storage space.
This character family home has abundant of charm and character and is not one to be missed!
The property is freehold and the council tax band is E.
The location of Stanford Avenue is brilliant, it’s 0.2 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 tennis courts along with a cafe making this is the ideal spot to unwind and spend a day out with family and friends.
Fiveways is nearby where you can find an array of independent boutiques and shops, cafes including the Flour Pot Bakery, Found Café and Tilt along with fabulous gastro pubs including the The Pub at Fiveways, The Park View and The Cleveland Arms.
There are many great local state and independent schools which can be found in this district including; Downs Infant and Junior School, Balfour Primary School along with Dorothy Stringer 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.
Brighton beach and promenade along with the Royal Pavilion, Palace Pier, and Volk’s Electric Railway are within easy reach of the property.