Converted flint barn

Dog Kennel Barn
Dog Kennel Barn

Dog Kennel Barn at Bishopstone is a unique and outstanding converted flint barn lying within the South Downs National Park and in a spectacular elevated rural position with stunning sea views.

Dog Kennel Barn is thought to have origins dating from the late 17th century and believed to have been originally converted in the 1970s. In recent years the house has been subject to an extensive and sympathetic renovation programme.

The property presents principally flint elevations with brick quoins under a mainly pitched tile roof. Slate steps lead up to the main entrance which is approached under a timber framed porch through a solid wood door into a double height entrance hall.

Internally the house provides a magnificent sense of arrival with double carved wooden doors and surround, which lead through to the sitting room. A well proportioned and generous sitting room, with a beautiful wooden floor, is positioned centrally and gives access to other principal rooms. The property provides light, spacious and exceptionally stylish accommodation over two floors. The drawing room is light with glazed floor to ceiling sliding doors leading out into the courtyard and gardens.

This stunning room has a wealth of charm and features, including a wooden floor , an exposed flint wall and an attractive open fireplace with a carved limestone mantelpiece and a brick hearth.

The double aspect kitchen/breakfast room, is the heart of the home with a bespoke Chalon kitchen, which incorporates a special central island, Wolf oven, De Dietrich induction 5 ring hob and 2 drawer fridges and 2 drawer freezers by Sub-Zero and a stone floor .

From the kitchen/ breakfast room glazed double doors lead out to the south facing landscaped gardens and gravelled terrace, from which there are wonderful far reaching views to the sea.

From the kitchen, steps lead down to the library/snug which has built in shelves and a streamlined design Stuv log burner .

From the library/snug, double doors lead out to the south facing gardens.

The generous and well arranged reception rooms on the ground floor are complemented with bedrooms on the ground floor and first floor .

The principal bedroom suite includes a dressing room, a luxurious bathroom with an elegant Alessi bath, a wet room and a wall mounted circular four ringed radiator . Glazed doors lead out onto a decked area taking full advantage of the stunning sea views.

Guide price is £1.75 million. Viewing strictly through Strutt and Parker 201 High Street, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 2NR

Tel: 01273 475 411