An attractive, semi-detached freehold period property which provides mixed residential and commercial use conveniently situated within a short walk of the centre of Horam village.
An attractive semi-detached red brick period cottage with later additions offering flexible living space over four floors, incorporating a commercial premises and shop front on the ground floor. The property potentially offers a very good freehold investment, live/work space or, a sizable family home with scope to convert the shop area into living space and further develop the attic room (subject to planning consent). Planning was granted in 2007 (now lapsed) for change of use of the ground floor shop/retail area to residential.
The property is just a short walk from the Horam High Street and shops which includes a new Co-op supermarket, florist, and grocers with delicatessen, pharmacy, newsagent / post office and hairdressers. There is also a doctors surgery, dentist and veterinary practice, along with cafes and pub. Horam has a vibrant community, providing an excellent variety of services, amenities and recreational facilities which includes Broad Oak & Horam football club, a bowls club, tennis club, golf course, riding and fishing at Horam Manor. Significantly Horam also gives access to the famous Cuckoo Trail, a picturesque 12 mile countryside trail along the former railway line from Heathfield to Eastbourne providing a safe route for cyclists, walkers and horse riders. Heathfield is within a 5 minute drive and provides a very good range of shopping facilities and other services with in particular a number of banks, supermarkets and restaurants.
The main front entrance provides access immediately into the ground floor commercial space which is currently run as a hairdressing salon with a separate utility area and cloakroom off. A door at the back of the salon leads through to a lobby and stairs up and down to the residential parts, which can also be independently accessed and are essentially arranged over three floors with a good amount of built in storage.
On the lower ground floor, a good size open-plan ‘L’ shaped Kitchen/Dining Room with a range of modern cream coloured fitted units with beech effect laminate work surfaces, stainless steel sink with drainer and integrated appliances including inset gas hob, high level gas oven and dishwasher. A log burning stove is set in a brick fireplace in the dining area. Off the kitchen is a small Cloakroom and the Sitting Room.
On the first floor, set off a large landing is the Master Bedroom with single aspect to front and fireplace with inset gas fire with decorative cream surround and stone hearth, Bedroom 2, a good sized double room and Bathroom.
On the second floor, a small landing has a large storage cupboard off and door to the Attic Room.
The property is set back from Little London Road with an open tarmac parking area to the front with two private parking bays serving the property. An entrance door off the parking area opens directly into the ground floor salon. A pedestrian path fronted by a tall timber gate runs down the side of the property to the rear terrace off which a set of French doors open into the kitchen on the lower ground floor. To the rear of the property, the sandstone terrace provides a pleasant sitting out area with open views and steps leading down to the garden comprising lawn, rockery and flower beds, with to the end, a large green house and small paved terrace.
EPC Rating D
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