Montpelier Terrace, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1
RARELY AVAILABLE - SUPERB GRADE II LISTED SIX BEDROOM HOUSE WITH LANDSCAPED GARDENS AND SELF-CONTAINED APARTMENT IN ICONIC CITY CENTRE LOCATION.
IN MORE DETAIL - Set back from the road behind the elegant façade with its classic black iron railings and covered verandah, the distinctive architectural style of this Grade II listed home creates an instant wow factor that's hard to ignore.
RAISED GROUND FLOOR - The colourful hues of an inner stained glass door add a delicate splash of colour to the crisp white walls of the hallway where intricate period architraves wrap-around the high ceiling and an engineered oak floor leads the way throughout a sociable and easy flowing layout.
Instantly creating a great sense of style and space, natural light from a duo of French doors tumbles into a large dual aspect main reception room where graceful Victorian detailing stretches out across the high ceiling. Generously proportioned to offer ample room to spend time with friends and family, a wide archway delineates this open plan room allowing you to create distinctive spaces to relax and entertain, while the lovely flow of natural light highlights the room's two distinguished fireplaces. Effortlessly extending this room still further, the French doors open onto to the south-facing canopied verandah that offers the perfect spot to sit and watch the world go by.
Perhaps the real heart of this superior home, the large dual aspect kitchen continues the sociable feel. Richly toned Shaker-style and stainless steel cabinets combine with a wealth of integrated Neff appliances to create a highly contemporary space. Pale granite countertops wrap-around to form a convenient breakfast bar that's ideal for enjoying a morning coffee with the weekend papers, while their etched grooves flow into an under-mounted Villeroy & Boch sink. A demi-glazed door makes it easy to step outside onto the landscaped tiers of the walled garden where an additional pantry easily accommodates your wine and gin collection.
The white walls of the hallway with its feature Banksy stencil lead you from the main reception room to the kitchen past a further set of French doors opening onto a well-sized iron balcony. The monochrome burlesque figures of the Dupenny wallpaper add a touch of character to the WC.
FIRST FLOOR - The tasteful stripes of the refined stair runner take you up to the first floor where three double bedrooms provide ideal family accommodation, and a magnificent rooflight window reminds you of the history of this home.
Looking out across the city and down to the sea, the spacious master bedroom is beautifully lit by a duo of picture perfect sash windows with their colonial style shutters and original wood panelling. A vibrant floating shelf matches the rich tones of the fireplace hearth, while this supremely calm and peaceful room opens onto a Jack and Jill walk-in dressing room/nursery.
The charm and character continues in each of the additional two double bedrooms on this floor, and whilst one features its own period fireplace, the clean lines of handle-less wardrobes that nestle within the chimney breast alcoves of the other provide ample storage without encroaching on the aesthetics of the room.
Arranged in a classic metro tile setting, a large family bathroom effortlessly combines a sympathetic design scheme and contemporary finishing touches with its period style towel radiator and full-size bath with overhead rainfall shower. An equally well-presented additional shower room creates all the convenience you need for a busy household.
TOP FLOOR - Perfect for guests or teenagers who need their own space, a large bedroom suite provides a peaceful retreat at the end of the day. Its cast iron fireplace and charming sash window echo the period features that flow throughout this home, while its en suite bathroom lends a contemporary twist with a full size bath and separate walk-in shower.
LOWER GROUND FLOOR - Configured to offer a separate self-contained apartment with its own street entrance, the versatile lower ground floor offers the potential for an additional income stream.
Light and bright, a spacious living room looks out on the courtyard from its large sash window. The lovely flow of natural light highlights a stately cast iron fireplace that offers a traditional focal point, while its colonial style shutters echo the attention to detail that this home possesses.
Fully fitted with modern cream cabinets and black countertops the adjacent kitchen provides ample storage and workspace. Featuring integrated appliances, there's also space for a fridge-freezer.
Looking out onto the graceful white agapanthus plants and olive trees of the front garden, a large double bedroom with an en suite shower room adds once again to the feeling of light and space, while a sixth bedroom opens onto a contemporary en suite bathroom and a utility room.
- FOUR STOREY HOUSE
- ICONIC 1800S TERRACE
- CITY CENTRE LOCATION
- HUGELY VERSATILE
- BEAUTIFULL PERIOD FEATURES
- 6 DOUBLE BEDROOMS
- SELF-CONTAINED LOWER GROUND FLOOR APARTMENT
- LANDSCAPED WALLED GARDEN
- CONTEMPORARY KITCHEN
- EN SUITE BATHROOMS