High Street, Rottingdean

| BN2 7HE

Offers over £325,000

Property Description

A BEAUTIFUL 2 BEDROOM COTTAGE IN THE HEART OF ROTTINGDEAN VILLAGE - Tastefully renovated throughout, you can have the chance to live a village lifestyle yet within a few miles of central Brighton. Being close to the beach this could also be a fantastic holiday home ! Energy rating: D57

  • Two bedroom cottage
  • Built in the 1800's
  • In excellent decorative order
  • Close to central Brighton
  • Open fireplace
  • Close to the beach, shops, pubs and restaurants

What the owner says;

'We have very much enjoyed living in Rottingdean. Spending summers with a gin and tonic or a coffee on the seafront which is never half as packed as Brighton basking in the sunshine then watching the beautiful sunset.
Walking along the picturesque white cliffs into the marina or on into town.

Winters are just as perfect here, being able to enjoy the cosy pubs, taking the dog for long walks over by the windmill and returning home to the smell of everyone burning their open fires.

Only taking 10 mins to get into town and feeling like your in a countryside village is a joy, I hope who ever lives here will be as happy as we have been'.

Front Door To;

Hallway

Wall mounted electric fuses, stairs to first floor, oak flooring, inset coir mat, door to living room and utility room.

Utility Room

Space and pluming for washing machine, oak flooring, shelving, window to the rear.

Living/Dining Room/Kitchen 5.54m into bay window x 5.38m max into kitchen rec (18'2 into bay window x 17'8 max into kitchen reces)

Oak Wood flooring throughout

Living Room
Sash windows to the front, period open fireplace, coving radiator.

Kitchen Area
Comprising of wall and base units with beach wood block work surface, wall mounted heating thermostat, space for under unit fridge and under unit freezer, space for range cooker with extractor/filter over, part tiled walls, inset stainless steel sink with grooves carved into wood block worksurface with mixer tap.

Landing

Wall mounted 'Valiant' boiler, oak flooring, hatch to the loft space, radiator.

Bedroom 3.38m x 2.31m (11'1 x 7'7)

A dual aspect room with two sash windows to the front and side, radiator, stairwell occupies some floor space but acts as a useful work surface area.

Bedroom 2.97m into window recess x 3.15m into window reces (9'8" into window recess x 10'4" into window recess)

A dual aspect room with sash windows to the front and side, radiator, period open fireplace.

Wet Room

Range of bathroom fitments comprising of a low level, close coupled WC, pedestal wash hand basin, mains fed shower with rainfall shower head, tiled floor and walls, ladder style heated towel rail, half height folding shower screen, extractor unit.

Location:

Rottingdean Village dates back to the Domesday book and for centuries it was an isolated rural farming settlement only becoming more accessible when Brighton grew as a town.
Rottingdean has always been popular with artists, writers and public figures which still influence visitors and residents today.
The main village attractions are the historic buildings, the traditional inns, Kipling Garden, Rottingdean Windmill and St Margarets Church, Whipping Post House and the fact that you can access the beach from the High Street!
From the mid seventeenth century smugglers ran contraband cargoes from landing sites nearby and hid their goods in caves which were dug into the cliffs, there were tunnels connecting the cellars of houses and inns which ran under the High Street up to the Green. To put a stop to the smuggling a customs house was set up in the High street and the streets were patrolled at night, Rottingdean windmill was also used to signal that the coast was clear. When the coast was clear the illegal merchandise was transported to London’s black market. Some of these haunts can still be visited and was written about by Rudyard Kipling who lived in the village between 1897 and 1902. The last case reported of smugglers was in 1827 however to commemorate this piece of history Rottingdean Village has a yearly ‘smugglers procession’. There is a torch light procession through the village and a service at the Green followed by a bonfire and firework display on the beach.
Today you will find pubs, cafes and a variety of shops in the High Street and schools from Primary (St Margaret’s C of E, Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School and to High School (Longhill High School in Ovingdean). There are several buses that can be caught from the Village and the A259 into Brighton City Centre and Woodingdean for more local shops.

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Area Guide

Woodingdean is a beautiful area that offers all the benefits of country living just 3 miles outside of Brighton. It's rural-in-the-city, with free parking. And the deepest hand-dug well in the world.The area has a real feeling of community – typified by the annual Christmas get-together for businesses on Warren Road. Many locals have spent the majority of their lives in the area.Popular with Brightonians looking to settle down – without leaving the city completely behind -  there's nothing quite like starting the day cresting the hill of Falmer Road, and coming home to vegetables from your own patch.

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  • Excellent Service from start to finish.

    Mr T Mole Cromwell Road

  • As always, an excellent service. 

    Mr & Mrs Field Lewes Road

  • Our local office manager, Sharon Wareham was warm and friendly and kept us up to date at all times.

    Mr Hope The Brow

  • We were very impressed with the Nick from start to finish. 

    Mr & Mrs Smith Lewes Road

  • Good team. Straightforward. No nonsense.

    Mr Standing Newmarket Road

  • Excellent customer service throughout. I will definitely recommend you, and use you again. Thank you.

    Ms Longley Kingsbury Street

  • First class service from a first class team.

    Mr & Mrs English The Ridgway

  • Sharon was amazing! She kept us up to date the whole way through the process. We cannot fault Sharon or the rest of her team. 

    Mr & Mrs Ashley Woodingdean

  • Very impressed with all dealings with Maslen. Paula Carter was in particular very knowledgeable and helpful. 

    Mr McBlane Hove

  • A really good experience.

    Mr Tibble Lewes Road

  • Thank you for everything!

    Ms Tucker Willow Close

  • First class service. Friendly and professional.

    Mr Thorne The Avenue

  • Paul was absolutely brilliant. 

    Mrs Tasker Fiveways

  • Hugely impressed with Ben & his team.

    Mrs Mead Upper Lewes Road

  • I wish we had used you to sell our property! Nice to meet honest people, who are genuinely interested in helping. Very pleased.

    Mrs Porter Taunton Road

  • You were amazingly helpful throughout - a real pillar of strength with a very difficult sale.

    Mrs Parkin Fiveways

  • Ben was particularly enthusiastic and helpful. Martin, Paula, Sam and Will are all hard workers.

    Ms Goodey Franklin Road

  • Harvey was helpful and easily reachable at the beginning of the process and Sharon kept us informed and was always happy to help.

    Ms Murch & Ms Mapa Ticehurst Road

  • Maslens as a whole were really friendly and professional. I have to thank and congratulate Paula Carter for being superb at her job and exceeding m...

    Ms Warren Hove

  • The Woodingdean team were very friendly and approachable.

    Mrs Palmer Pitt Gardens

  • Very impressed with the efficient and friendly service, the staff were a pleasure to deal with. 

    Mr & Mrs Gill Lewes Road

  • Graham Griffin provided us, and continues to provide us, will all-round excellent advice. We trust his knowledge and expertise.

    Mr Blackmore & Ms O'Sullivan Financial Services

  • Very impressed with the service. Sharon Wareham works tirelessly, very professionally and is always there for advice. 

    Miss Matthews Kipling Avenue

  • All very professional, kept updated throughout. Very pleased - Would recommend. 

    Mrs Hammond Hove

  • All the staff I dealt with were excellent. Sharon worked really hard to complete the sale.

    Mrs Bent Falmer Gardens

  • Fantastic service. By far the best agents we have ever used, I cannot recommend you highly enough.

    Mr Field Mafeking Road

  • Please thank Paula at Lewes Road - Excellent service. 

    Mr & Mrs Nuthall Lewes Road

  • Very happy with the service we got from you guys, everyone we dealt with was extremely friendly, professional and helpful. Thanks!

    Mr Brown Titian Road

  • It was an amazing experience, everyone involved were fantastic. 

    Mr & Mrs Knight Woodingdean

  • Many thanks to Nick. It was an easy process thanks to you! I'm extremely satisfied with how the sale went, great job.

    Ms Mayanobe Aymer Road

  • Nick and Paula are total stars! They were incredibly supportive and present throughout. Thank you!

    Miss O'Haire Hove

  • We were delighted with the service received from all the staff with whom we had contact,

    Dr Crichton The Ridgway

  • Extremely efficient. Nick and Paula are excellent. The weekly phone calls were much appreciated. 

    Ms Gray Lewes Road

  • It was a long, drawn out process that the people at Maslen helped me through, without the impression that it was a chore. So extremely professional...

    Mr McLagan Lewes Road

  • Great service, always polite and friendly. Excellent contact and info all the way.

    Mr Wells Bishops Road

  • Brilliant. Well done to Sharon and the Woodingdean team.

    Ms Curtis The Ridgway

  • A good team at Woodingdean helped us through a stressful time.

    Mr & Mrs Penton Sycamore Close

  • Very thorough & very informative.

    Mr Michnowicz Waldegrave Road

  • I would recommend Maslen to anyone. 

    Mrs Tripp Woodingdean

  • I was new to the area and viewed a lot of properties with a lot of different agents. Maslens were by far the best I came in contact with, so when i...

    Mr & Mrs Heer Lewes Road

  • Thanks for an excellent service. 

    Mr King Hove

  • An efficient, professional and friendly service. Helpful and a pleasure to do business with.

    Mr Beddington Brading Road

  • Already recommended you! Thank you.

    Mr Edwards The Ridgway

  • Very comprehensive and professional. Nice people to work with and highly recommended. 

    Mr Alderton Ladysmith Road

  • Outstanding service from Sharon. James is an asset to Maslens & Harvey was so helpful and polite.

    Ms Cianchetta Selhurst Road

  • The sale was dealt with swiftly, professionally and successfully. Thank you Maslen!

    Mrs Lincoln Hove

  • Cannot express our appreciation enough of all the efforts made by the Woodingdean team - they were fantastic.

    Mr John Mogridge Woodingdean

  • I have bought and sold 7 properties, and this was the best experience of an estate agents services I have found.

    Mrs Shepherd Hertford Road

  • Very helpful and patient team.

    Mrs Shea Selborne Place

  • Excellent communication and advice throughout. It felt very reassuring to be in good hands.

    Mrs Brooker Buller Road

  • Sold within 2 weeks for asking price "excellent!"

    Mr Grundy Bishops Road

  • Paula was absolutely amazing!

    Mr & Mrs MacKay Lewes Road

  • Sharon and her team could not have done more in what was a difficult sale. 

    Ms Daly Woodingdean

  • Very pleased with the experience. I would definitely recommend you and use you again.

    Ms D Edmonds Horton Road

  • We were very pleased with services provided by the Fiveways office.

    Mr & Mrs Sawyer Shaftesbury Road

  • Very pleased with the service. Many thanks to Sharon and the boys!

    Mr Flynn Woodingdean

  • I found the service to be courteous, friendly and efficient.

    Mr Upton Buller Road

  • In February 2016 I was looking to buy and sell very rapidly. Competition among buyers at the time was very high. Sharon @ the Woodingdean branch sh...

    Ms Helen Lyons Woodingdean

  • Thank you. We found all the staff knowledgeable and really pleasant to deal with. 

    Ms Ansloos Lewes Road

  • The whole team were excellent, each one of them felt like family. Sharon had a lot of sorting to do at times but coped very well, a true profession...

    Mr Vernon Woodingdean

  • Thank you Paul and Archie, you gave an excellent service, as well as Kelly. I look forward to working with you again. 

    Mr White Fiveways

  • Thank you Maslens, you were all excellent!

    Miss Jasper Taunton Road

  • The whole team were very committed from start to finish.

    Mr Pilgrim Lewes Road

  • Best Agents in Brighton.

    Mrs Field Tarner Road

  • Excellent service from the Lewes Road branch. Martin Timms secured a quick sale & at a good price & Paula Carter worked really hard to secure...

    Ms Schulte Bear Road

  • Very professional service. Thank you!

    Miss New & Mr Jackson Buller Road

  • Very pleased with the excellent service throughout. Professional, friendly, efficient and no hard sell. Achieved above asking price. Thank you!

    Mr Witten Lewes Road

  • Quality advice about when and how to sell, which was spot on. Thank you.

    Miss Coleman Buller Road

  • Paula is amazing!

    Ms Aspnall Gladstone Place

  • Very impressive - professional and friendly, both Martin Timms and Paula Carter were excellent at keeping in contact with sensible advice based on...

    Mrs O'Connor Hove

  • Thanks David, all very professional.

    Mrs Flowers Foxdown Road

  • Best Estate Agents ever experienced - professional, approachable, competent and exemplary. 

    Mr & Mrs Guest Riley Road

  • Compared to your rivals, your service was excellent

    Ms McGrigor Milner Road

  • Service exceeded my expectations overall at all stages of the process - I wouldn't hesitate to recommend you. Thanks. 

    Ms Greene Lewes Road

  • A completely painless experience from start to finish. Thank you.

    Mr Woolven & Mrs Bessant-Woolven Lewes Road

  • Paul Wilkinson was extremely helpful and efficient. The only problem was the vendors solicitor and Paul warned me of this. A good transaction all r...

    Mr Lavender Fiveways

  • Ben and Paula were calm and reassuring throughout a very difficult process!

    Ms Easterbrook Bear Road

  • Very, very happy we chose you, felt right from the start! Thank you!

    Miss Blackadder Coniston Court, Holland Road

  • Exceptional service throughout the process - should we decide to sell in the future we wouldn't hesitate to use your agency. You're a cut above the...

    Ms Windels & Mr Barham Fiveways

  • Paula was fabulous and we felt really informed and supported. 

    Mr & Mrs Walker Lewes Road

  • From start to finish the sale was dealt with in a thoroughly professional manner.  

    Mr Gibbs Lewes Road

  • Paula's role was brilliant. Having someone office based and available was so appreciated and her promptness an impressive service - every Estate Agent...

    Ms Wynn-Jones Baxter Street

  • A very positive experience - I had most contact with the Fiveways office and they were so friendly and helpful.

    Ms A King Balfour Road

  • A very committed team who made the sale process very easy.

    Ms Rees Ticehurst Road

  • Superb service as usual, I would always recommend you.

    Ms S Hike Blackthorn Close

  • Excellent service as always

    Mr Field Ringmer Road

  • Sharon was excellent, she kept us informed at all stages and was a really calming objective influence in the process.

    Ms Frederick Channel View Road

  • Very good service and communication. Paula was excellent.

    Mr & Mrs Scarboro 1 Pevensey Road

  • The staff were very helpful, an excellent service. I would recommend you to others.

    Miss Hockly Fiveways

  • Sharon was excellent - kept us well informed, thank you so much!

    Ms Waters Cowley Drive

  • The team worked very hard over a long period to ensure my sale went through - excellent service!

    Mr Patrick Gladstone Terrace

  • Sharon, Harvey and James were all excellent - very professional. Totally opposite to what I have experienced with other agents. Maslen have restore...

    Ms Lyons Woodingdean

  • All agents at Maslen were extremely helpful and polite from the beginning to the completion of sale. 

    Mr Johnson Fiveways

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