Friar Crescent, Brighton

4 Bed House  Sold

4 2 2 Guide price £950,000
***GUIDE PRICE £950,000 to £999,950*** Offered for sale with NO CHAIN, for the first time since it was built in 1967, is this substantial detached family home (2,133 Sq ft) in a popular residential location with stunning countryside views and in good condition throughout. The ground floor comprises a very generous 'L' shaped living/dining room with a dual aspect, a large Kitchen breakfast room with separate utility room, a downstairs cloakroom and double integral garage. To the first floor there are four double bedrooms, a family bathroom and separate WC. Furthermore this floor boasts a large roof terrace with fantastic far reaching views. To the rear there is a beautiful landscaped garden.


Friar Crescent is situated in this popular residential tree lined road which runs off Friar Road, between Surrenden Road and Ditchling Road. There are excellent schools for children of all age groups within walking distance and public transport to all parts of Brighton available closeby. There is a fine range of local shopping at nearby Fiveways and also at Carden Avenue where Marks & Spencer Food Hall, Next and Asda are located. The beautiful Preston Park with its fine recreational facilities including tennis courts, bowling greens and cycle track is approximately 1.5 miles distant. Brighton City centre with its comprehensive shopping, theatres, cinemas and fine range bars and restaurants and the Seafront are all within approx. 2 miles. Also within easy reach is Withdean Stadium with its running track and Squash Courts. Hollingbury Golf Course is just ½ mile distant as is the beautiful South Downs National Park


In the quiet nook of the crescent the property boasts a large driveway laid to rumble stone with a pretty raised flower garden, trees and shrub borders. Providing parking for two or more cars, access to a double garage and covered porch area to the property.


Upon entering the property you'll immediately be taken back by the proportions of the space. A large entrance hall laid to plush cream carpets offers doors to all ground floor principle rooms, including a downstairs cloakroom, with a turning gallery staircase rising to the first floor.

The large 'L'shaped living room is wonderfully bright with cream carpets continued and spans the depth of the house with a dual aspect and stunning views out to the rear. There is ample room for a dining table and chairs, and double doors provide direct access to a raised sun terrace.

Behind this resides the spacious kitchen breakfast room, laid to quality Karndean flooring and comprising a comprehensive range of hand built wall and base units with a granite effect laminate work surface and large breakfast bar as well as room for a breakfast table and chairs. There is an inset stainless steel double sink and drainer, an integrated Neff oven and grill stack, a Neff low level ceramic hob and an integrated dishwasher. Both the kitchen and breakfast room share the same wonderful views as the living room. From here, a utility room can be found with Karndean floors continued, a further run of work surface with an inset stainless steel sink and drainer, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer and access to the integral garage.

A turning staircase rises to the bright and spacious first floor landing, providing access to four double bedrooms. Bedrooms one, two and three all reside at the rear of the property which means they all get to enjoy those far reaching views across Brighton, out to the sea and beyond, and overlook the beautiful rear garden. Bedroom three also enjoys direct access to a very generous paved roof terrace which spans the entire footprint of the large double garage below . To the front of the property bedroom four has a pleasant over the street.

The fully tiled family bathroom is a good size and comprises both a panelled bath and a walk in shower enclosure, a vanity unit with inset sink and a heated towel rail.


Based on the famed gardens 'The Rockery' at Preston Park and designed by the same landscape architect, the rear garden boasts a much desired south westerly aspect and is beautifully manicured with tiered levels and an abundance of trees, shrubs and flowers, ponds and areas of 'secret' garden. There is a raised sun terrace with outstanding views of the countryside and a further patio amongst the foliage. Furthermore, the garden boasts a sense of historical heritage with the original fonts and pillars taken from the Houses of Parliament after the London bombings in WW2.

The property further benefits from having a double integral garage with electric up and over door.

Additional information

EPC rating: D
Internal measurements: 2,186 Square feet / 203 Square metres
Council tax band: G

Property Details PDF

Friar Crescent, Brighton

Branch Details

19 Richardson Road,
East Sussex. BN3 5RB

01273 746674