1920s home in Ripe


Elmsdowne is a pretty detached 1920s house set in the heart of the very sought after village of Ripe.

This property was totally renovated in 2007 and has previously been run as a successful B & B.

A solid wood door leads you into the entrance hallway with oak wooden floor.

Opening onto an open plan, double aspect dining room also with oak floor.

It has a cast iron Victorian fireplace and bookshelves set into the recess.

An archway leads through to a spacious cloakroom with ceramic tiled floor.

Dual aspect sunny lounge, with bay window to the front overlooking open farmland.

Patio doors to the rear lead onto the terrace. A feature open fireplace with copper canopy and wooden beam above. This room also enjoys fitted bookshelves.

The kitchen can be accessed through the lounge and dining area and is fitted with Shaker style units.

It benefits from a modern electric fan assisted oven with ceramic hob, an intergrated dishwasher and space for a washing machine and fridge freezer.

The door from the kitchen leads out onto the patio area with outstanding views over the South Downs.

A modern staircase leads up to a spacious landing with views onto open farmland.

The main bedroom is dual aspect with Victorian fireplace and fitted wardrobes.

Bedroom two is also a double room with a window to the rear and benefits from a sink with tiled surround.

There is also a third bedroom/study.

Family bathroom with a spacious fully tiled walk in shower and modern white suite, and large heated towel rail.

To the front of the property is a gravelled parking area with room for numerous vehicles.

To the rear is a large landscaped garden with mature shrubs and open meadow area.

There is also a patio and seating area for you to enjoy the stunning scenery.

The village of Ripe provides a village store, delicatessen, village hall, church and popular public house.

The village of Firle, with its pub, post office and primary school is approx 2 miles away.

The historic county town of Lewes is some 7 miles to the west, and provides a comprehensive range of restaurants, shops and recreational facilities,together with a mainline train service to London Victoria (approx 65 mins).

Alternatively, there is a mainline train station at Berwick, which is approximately 3 miles away.

Lewes offers excellent and highly regarded schooling both in the private sector and in the state school system.

The Southdowns National Park with its beautiful walks and bridle paths is approx ½ mile away.

Charlston House and Glynebourne Opera House are both nearby.

There are good road links nearby including the A27 that connects to the A23 at Brighton taking you to Gatwick Airport approx 40 mins away.

Details from Winkworth’s Lewes Office 23 High Street Lewes BN7 2LU

Tel 01273 471471

E-mail lewes@winkworth.co.uk