Victorian cottage in pretty village

Benedicts in Arlington
Benedicts in Arlington

Benedicts in Arlington is an attached Victorian cottage with a secluded garden situated in a pretty downland village.

This attractive and attached Victorian property is believed to date from circa 1891.

The property presents attractive flint and brick lower elevations, with tile hung upper elevations, all under a mainly pitched tile roof.

Internally, the cottage has a wealth of charm and character, whilst providing well-presented accommodation.

Features of note include a sitting room with a multi fuel Clearview stove, set within an attractive surround.

From the sitting room a door leads into the conservatory, which has doors opening onto the south facing garden.

Other features of note include a dining room with a double aspect and there is an open fire place with an intricately carved surround and a marble insert.

Benedict’s is approached from the lane via a shared shingled driveway which leads to the property’s own parking area adjacent to its garage.

From the parking area a wooden pedestrian gate gives access to a path which leads to the front door.

The secluded garden, which is a particular feature of the property, lies to the east and the south of the property.

Partly laid to lawn, there is a path which leads to a sheltered paved terrace with a water feature.

The pretty garden includes mature trees and shrubs and includes a beautiful mature apple and oak tree, fig tree, and a quince tree.

To one end of the garden is a productive kitchen garden and a store.

This delightful garden provides a tranquil setting to 
sit outside, ideal for al-fresco dining.

Benedict’s is situated at the end of a no through road, on the edge of the pretty village of Arlington with its church and popular public house.

Berwick station, which is 2.5 miles to the south west of the property, provides a service to London Victoria in about 1 hour 20 minutes.

The picturesque village 
of Alfriston is about 3.5 miles, providing a range of 
shops, restaurants and 
public houses.

The historic county town of Lewes is about 10 miles, and provides a comprehensive range of shops and amenities, together with a mainline train service to London in about 64 minutes.

The coastal, business and entertainment centres of Eastbourne and Brighton and Hove are about 9.5 miles and 18 miles respectively.

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