The Street, Kingston, Lewes

£1,200,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Rowland Gorringe are delighted to offer for sale this truly glorious, elegant and substantial, Grade II listed period home. Although the 'Manor of Hyde' dates back to medieval times, the actual house was constructed in the early 1700s. With further additions/enhancements during Victorian times, this fabulous family home is quietly located in the highly sought after village of Kingston.

The impressive accommodation is laid out over ground and first floor with the possibility of enhancing further, this by way of converting the extensive cellar or abundant roof space all subject to the appropriate consultation with the listed building officer.

Hyde Manor East has undergone complete renovation and refurbishment, with much the most considerate schedule of work by the present owners, so as to retain all the charm and character features, yet designed and laid out for modern day living. Of specific note is the capacious kitchen/dining/family room with 'walk in' inglenook fireplace that is utterly beguiling. The renovations have included complete re plastering with lime plaster in order allow the walls to breathe , then decorated with earthborn paints that are Eco friendly with natural pigments and breathable. The electrical specification has been completely overhauled, with the instillation of a new consumer unit along with dimmer light control switches to most rooms.

Description

Rowland Gorringe are delighted to offer for sale this truly glorious, elegant and substantial, Grade II listed period home. Although the 'Manor of Hyde' dates back to medieval times, the actual house was constructed in the early 1700s. With further additions/enhancements during Victorian times, this fabulous family home is quietly located in the highly sought after village of Kingston.

The impressive accommodation is laid out over ground and first floor with the possibility of enhancing further, this by way of converting the extensive cellar or abundant roof space all subject to the appropriate consultation with the listed building officer.

Hyde Manor East has undergone complete renovation and refurbishment, with much the most considerate schedule of work by the present owners, so as to retain all the charm and character features, yet designed and laid out for modern day living. Of specific note is the capacious kitchen/dining/family room with 'walk in' inglenook fireplace that is utterly beguiling. The renovations have included complete re plastering with lime plaster in order allow the walls to breathe , then decorated with earthborn paints that are Eco friendly with natural pigments and breathable. The electrical specification has been completely overhauled, with the instillation of a new consumer unit along with dimmer light control switches to most rooms.

All heating, hot water and cooking is provided by the very efficient, gas Stanley range cooker. All windows throughout have been refurbished with three being completely replaced. The utility room has been installed during our clients' tenure, with new supplementary immersion heater and light enhancing roof lights. There is also a valuable Boot room measuring 8 ft 10 ins by 5 ft.

Outside the private garden has been comprehensively landscaped and extended with the acquisition of additional land to create a new entrance and car parking space. Completely levelled to create a wide expanse of lawn, the garden is bordered by mature established laurel hedge that affords a high degree of privacy.

Location

Kingston village is conveniently situated approximately two miles distant from the neighbouring county town of Lewes and is within the heart and the foothills of the South Downs National Park. Within the village there is a primary school and a local inn offering cooked meals and an attractive beer garden for the summer months. Also nearby on the C7 road there is a Garden Centre for those essential gardening supplies. The village chuch lies adjacent to Hyde Manor with the village tennis courts also within immediate walking distance. The historic county town of Lewes offers schooling for all ages, major supermarkets, many small independent and specialist shops, recreation facilities and a mainline railway station with services to London Victoria (just over the hour). The universities of Brighton & Sussex are approximately 4 miles distant. Glyndebourne Opera House is approximately 6 miles distant. The town of Newhaven is about 10 miles distant also offering mainline railway station and ferry services to Dieppe.

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