About Station Road, Berwick, East Sussex, BN26, England
An exceptional Victorian English country house with dramatic views over the South Downs. It retains a number of period features. With no surrounding neighbours it is set in approximately an acre of formal and informal gardens. With exceptional views this home is a perfect combination of rural living yet it is still in close proximity to Berwick and the rail station. Lewes, the County town, Eastbourne and Brighton are within easy distance.
The accommodation is over 3 floors. The ground floor consists of 3 reception rooms, an expansive hall, a study and a good size kitchen/breakfast room. Whilst upstairs on the first floor there is a triple aspect master bedroom with ensuite bathroom. There are a further 2 delightful double bedrooms and a family bathroom. On the second floor there is another large double bedroom. All rooms have clear views to Firle Beacon and the South Downs. To the rear there is an attached barn and garage that has the potential to create a self contained annex.
The garden encircles the house with a terrace to the rear and a small wildlife pond to the north. A triple glazed summerhouse overlooks and can be used as a studio, office or further accommodation. The grounds are laid predominatly to lawn with mature trees and shrubs. There is an orchard yielding apples, plums and quinces.
The village of Berwick lies to the south with a good local pub. Close by to the north is Berwick Station, a small settlement that has grown up around the railway station with a local pub, a garage and a small village store. It is convenient for commuters with direct trains to London Victoria anf London Bridge and an average journey time of 1hr 23m.
The County town of Lewes is close by to the east and served by a Waitrose and many other shopping and recreational facilities. Towards the coast Brighton and Eastbourne are within easy reach. They have extensive shopping, recreational, educational and cultural facilites. Eastbourne College, Brighton College and Roedean and Glynebourne Opera House to name a few.