Bernard Road, Brighton
A unique Victorian period property situated in an area which is fast becoming popular with families. Three double bedrooms, two reception rooms, separate kitchen, landscaped patio garden and large loft with potential to extend. Restored sash windows at the front of the property and a new boiler installed in 2014. Catchment area for outstanding schools including Stringer and Varndean. With excellent transport links to Brighton City Centre.
This lovely family home offers huge kerb appeal freshly painted façade in a contemporary colour, bay sash windows and front garden. Parking is now permitted so there are plenty of spaces.
Leading into the home a spacious hallway awaits with a porch area ideal for coats and outerwear. A separate door takes you into the body of the property/inner hallway with high ceilings, stripping wooden flooring and a sweeping staircase to the first floor.
The living/dining room can be accessed via the hallway and has been opened up which allows light to flood the space from the large bay sash window to the front of the property and door leading to the garden area. High ceilings, stripped wooden flooring and plenty of space for furniture. The living room has a lovely open fireplace ideal for those chilly winter nights. The dining room has built in shelving and wall mounted radiator. Finished off beautifully with a stylish contemporary colour scheme. This room certainly oozes charm with its period features.
Back into the hallway a few steps take you into the kitchen/breakfast room. The contemporary décor is within keeping of the property with grey walls and slate flooring. The wooden freestanding units allow plenty of space for further furniture including a table and chairs. A stainless steel sink is built into a double wooden units with cupboards underneath and brushed stainless steel worktop. There is a freestanding Range gas cooker with stainless steel extractor fan. Plumbing for a washing machine and dishwasher and space for a large fridge/freezer not forgetting a useful cupboard/larder.
Double timber frame doors open up to the garden. As one would expect in a property of this era there is a useful side return which has dual access either from the garden or dining room and as many people do this could easily be extended to make the kitchen larger. A spacious patio area which is perfect for alfresco living and to the rear of the garden with wood chipping flooring laid, so easy maintenance. Surrounded by mature hedges and plants adds to privacy and tranquillity.
The first floor of this home has three bedrooms and the family bathroom. The landing area is spacious and has the loft space above which could subject to planning add an extra bedroom with ensuite.
Bedroom one at the front of the property has a large sash bay window flooding in plenty of natural light. Good ceiling height, built in shelving either side of the chimney, stripped wooden flooring and stylish colour scheme.
Bedroom two and three are at the rear of the property and offers views over the garden. Both rooms are good size double bedrooms with carpet laid.
Finally the family bathroom has a white size with chrome fittings, wall tiles for ease and wooden flooring underfoot.
Situated in the desirable location of Elm Grove and in the catchment area for Elm Grove Primary School. The property is a short distance to Brighton’s vibrant City Centre and served by a regular bus service to Brighton station. Step out of your door and an abundance of shops and cafes, plus the desirable Hanover area, are a short walk away. Queen’s Park, with its lake, wildlife garden and wide open spaces is nearby. Living here you will be certain of experiencing Brighton & Hove’s cosmopolitan lifestyle to the full.