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Rare Regency mansion in Brighton

This exquisite Grade I listed mansion has outstanding sea views, six bedrooms and a 65 feet long private garden.

Situated on Brighton’s most prestigious seafront location, 26 Lewes Crescent is an exquisite Grade I listed mansion designed by Busby and Wilds, the architects who built much of Brighton’s Kemp Town and Sussex Square. The crescent is believed to have been built in  the early 1820s, and is mentioned in Nikolaus Pevsner’s The Buildings of England – Sussex and is now affectionately known as Belgravia-by-the-sea.

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The property has recently been sensitively renovated and now boasts the benefits of modern technology as well as a double height conservatory on the ground/first floors, a west facing balcony and a fabulous family/ cinema room on the lower ground floor, whilst retaining delightful period features throughout. 26 Lewes Crescent also has a wonderful sense of light and space with magnificent south westerly views over the communal gated gardens, the pier and the sea beyond.

In total, 26 Lewes Crescent boasts six bedrooms, four reception rooms, three bath/shower rooms (two en-suite) and three cloakrooms, perfect for modern family life.

On the ground floor the accommodation comprises the entrance porch, lobby, entrance hall, w/c cloakroom, conservatory,  a sophisticated contemporary kitchen and a spacious dining room. Below ground lies the cinema room, a bedroom with en suite, a kitchenette, garden room and a spectacular courtyard, designed with Mediterranean details.

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26 Lewes Crescent brochure reduced-19Upstairs, the 1st floor boasts a large light and airy drawing room, a music room and a study. Upstairs again, the main bedrooms of the house are spread across 2 floors: the master bedroom and en suite and second bedroom/dressing room on the 2nd floor and a further 3 bedrooms and a family bathroom on the 3rd floor.

26 Lewes Crescent is within minutes of the sea and the fashionable Kemp Town Village with its Bohemian mix of cafés, shops and restaurants. The cosmopolitan marina, a golf course and the best theatres of Brighton are also all within easy reach as are the Georgian Lanes and the Brighton Pavilion.It is also close to one of the top ten schools in the country – the award winning Brighton College.

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Well located for the London commuter, 26 Lewes Crescent is situated just 2 miles from Brighton Railway Station. This station has excellent links to Gatwick Airport (27 miles) and London (53 miles).

The guide price is £4.5m. For further information please contact Brand Vaughan 01273 683 111.

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