Arundel Road, Brighton
Period Property c.1900, full of character. Just off Kemp Town Seafront and a short walk to the Village. Three levels of spacious, light-filled living space with stripped wooden flooring, sash windows, period fireplaces and high ceilings. Family kitchen/breakfast room, three bedrooms, study/4th bedroom and private enclosed garden. Brighton College and Steiner School are just a short walk away.
This red brick family home with large sash windows and front garden has huge kerb appeal. Through the front door into the hallway with its stripped wooden flooring and wooden-bannister staircase. The hallway has high ceilings and plenty of space for coats and outerwear.
The living/dining room which has been opened up to provide a bright, airy space with light flooding in from the west-facing bay sash window to the front and further large windows to the rear, plus a door giving access to a wrought iron spiral staircase down to the garden. There is also dual access to the living/dining room. Two period fireplaces with tiled and marble surround, one with gas fire installed and the other with an open fire, ideal for cosy winter nights. Good ceiling height, picture rail and stripped wooden flooring throughout.
The heart of the home has to be the kitchen/breakfast room on the lower ground floor which gives access to the garden from two double doors that have been designed to let light flood in. Tucked to the rear is a delightful bedroom. Next door is a good-sized bathroom with a white suite, chrome fittings and walk-in shower.
The main kitchen area, with exposed brick walls, provides an exciting space for both family life and entertaining. It has abundant room for a family-sized table, chairs and further furniture. The kitchen is reclaimed from an old Victorian pharmacy with solid wood units and thick wooden worktops. Free standing range-style cooker built in to the chimney recess, white ceramic Belfast sink and space for a fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. Beautifully finished off with fired earth flagstones.
Double timber-framed doors lead out to the large, private enclosed garden with shed/ workshop. There is a patio area to the rear, ideal for alfresco living, entertaining and relaxing. The garden is on one child-friendly level, mainly grass underfoot with raised flower and vegetable beds created from reclaimed timber.
Back through the hallway, the staircase leads to the first floor which has two main bedrooms, a third bedroom/ study and family bathroom. The landing area is spacious with stripped wooden flooring, and a pull-down hatch gives access to a large loft space which has great scope for conversion.
To the rear is the family bathroom with traditional Victorian high-level WC, white suite and chrome fittings.
The light-filled, west-facing bedroom one has a large sash bay window with oblique sea view, a built-in cupboard giving excellent storage and carpeted floor.
Bedroom two has lovely views over the garden and benefits from a built-in cupboard, period fireplace and carpeted floor.
Finally on the first floor is an office/snug which is currently used as a consulting/ clinic room, would also make the perfect office or child’s bedroom.
Kemp Town village, East Brighton Park and Brighton Marina are just a stroll away. Excellent transport links. Fantastic schools including Brighton College and Steiner are also a short walk away.