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3 bed detached house for sale

£1,200,000 Offers over

2 The Close, Friston, East Dean, East Sussex BN20

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Property features

  • A detached well maintained 3 to 4 bedroom house offered in excellent decorative order
  • Located in an elevated position with amazing panoramic sea views
  • Generous sized landscaped gardens
  • Detached double garage with potential to convert subject to planning
  • Well-fitted kitchen/breakfast room with Aga
  • Formal dining room / potential bedroom four
  • * Double bedroom with ensuite on ground floor
  • Two double bedrooms to first floor with an additional family bathroom / shower room

Property description

Offers in excess of £1,200,000

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A very rare opportunity to purchase A detached 3 to 4 bedroom chalet bungalow offered in excellent decorative order in probably one of the most desirable elevated locations in east dean which enjoys absolutely stunning panoramic views of the sea and south downs.

This very attractive detached 3 / 4-bedroom chalet-style house is naturally bright internally and is also offered for sale in excellent decorative order throughout. Furthermore, this property is located at the end of a private select close of just four bespoke individual properties and is set within its own generous sized impressive landscaped gardens, with the added benefit of having a large detached two storey double garage, which has excellent potential subject to planning to convert the large storage area above into a home office / annex / holiday letting unit.

The existing accommodation comprises an entrance vestibule, a reception hall, a sitting room, a dining room (potential bedroom four), a kitchen / breakfast room, a study / bedroom three with an ensuite bathroom / shower room, a first-floor landing, two further double bedrooms and a further family bathroom / shower room.

Eastbourne Town is within a short drive and provides an excellent range of shopping and leisure facilities. There are a number of golf courses nearby and sailing on the coast, as well as reputable tennis and other sporting clubs to choose from.

Depending upon educational needs, there is an excellent range of highly renowned teaching institutions to choose from, including Bede’s, Eastbourne College, Mayfield School for Girls and Battle Abbey to name but a few.

Commuters can access the mainline stations of Polegate, Eastbourne and Lewes within just a few minutes by car, making this property perfect for London buyers looking to relocate their families away from the stressful city life.


From the extensive driveway that leads up to the property’s detached double garage is access to the main front entrance vestibule that has a panelled wooden door that opens into the vestibule, with a further glazed and wooden door leading beyond into the main reception hall.

Main reception hall: With carpeted floors, radiator, dado rails, feature ceiling light, twin paned windows with aspect over the beautiful landscaped rear gardens. Doors leading off to the kitchen / breakfast room, a dining room, a sitting room and a cloakroom.

Cloakroom: Comprising of a W.C, a wash basin with vanity cupboard under, radiator, window.

Formal dining room: Being a double aspect room with radiator, central ceiling light, archway leading to an adjoining sitting room, paned windows with beautiful aspect of the front landscaped gardens and wonderful far-reaching views beyond to the sea.

Sitting room: With a feature brick fireplace, paned windows with a lovely aspect over the front gardens and beautiful views beyond to the sea, further French doors leading out to the front sun terrace and alfresco dining area with stunning far-reaching views beyond of the sea.

Kitchen / breakfast room: A generous sized double aspect room with the main kitchen area having an extensive range of cupboard and base units with granite worksurfaces over, a fitted feature aga cooking range, a separate gas cooker, a fitted 1 ½ drainer sink unit with chrome tap, larder cupboard, windows with attractive aspect over the beautiful rear landscaped gardens. Breakfast area, which is located at the other end of the kitchen with a further range of base units, tiled floors, paned French doors with aspect over the front sun terrace and alfresco dining area, as well as stunning far reaching views beyond to the sea.

Study / bedroom three with ensuite bathroom / shower room: A large double sized room with fitted bookshelves, radiator, central ceiling light, windows with aspect over the front gardens and stunning far-reaching views beyond of the sea. Door to ensuite bathroom / shower room.

Ensuite bathroom / shower room to bedroom three: Comprising of a fitted panelled bath with shower attachment and mixer tap, W.C., pedestal wash basin, tiled floors, half tiled walls, heated towel rail / radiator, paned windows with aspect over wonderful rear landscaped gardens.

First floor accommodation: Stairs from the main reception hall leading to the first-floor landing.

First floor landing: With a mezzanine staircase and window with aspect to the rear garden, doors leading off to bedrooms 1 and 2, as well as the main family bathroom / shower room.

Bedroom one: A double sized and double aspect room with fitted wardrobe cupboards, radiator, central ceiling light, carpeted floors, and windows with absolutely stunning far reaching views of the sea.

Bedroom two: A double sized and double aspect room with fitted wardrobes, radiator, carpeted floors central ceiling light, windows with wonderful far-reaching views of the sea.

Family bathroom / shower room: Comprising of a W.C., wash basin with vanity cupboard under, radiator / heated towel rail, fitted panelled bath with shower attachment tiled walls, paned windows with aspect over the beautiful rear landscaped gardens.

Outside: This highly desirable detached and generous sized 3 / 4 bedroomed chalet bungalow, is set centrally within its own private at the top of a natural elevated position and benefits from probably the finest panoramic views of the sea.

The property also has a detached double garage with potential to have the large upper storage area converted into a home office / holiday letting unit / annex subject to planning.

On approaching the property through its private front gates, a solid driveway then leads up to the house with a lower parking area below the property’s beautiful mature front gardens.

The front gardens are mainly arranged as beautifully maintained lawns, with a variety of established specimen trees with mature hedging to the boundaries, as well as sun terraces on the upper area adjoining the front of the property.

The rear gardens are a main feature, with again, extensive sized lawns that are impeccably maintained, with a fabulous well stocked flower border and a variety of specimen trees, in addition to a raised sun terrace. From the rear and also the front landscaped gardens, the property benefits from the most amazing and fabulous far reaching panoramic views of the sea.

Council Tax Band: G

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan

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Property value data/graphs for BN20

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £821,585 £342 3.6 £697,466
Semi-detached £489,887 £303 3.2 £402,987
Terraced £386,331 £292 3.0 £394,830
Flats £338,396 £284 2.1 £270,412

Current asking prices in BN20

Average: £528,187
Avg. current asking prices in BN20
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £254,975
Flats £172,539
All £182,844

Current asking rents in BN20

Average: £1,297 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in BN20
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £1,248 pcm
£2,026 pcm
- -
Flats £869 pcm
£1,200 pcm
- £1,694 pcm
All £869 pcm
£1,224 pcm
£2,026 pcm
£1,694 pcm

Fun facts for BN20

Highest value in BN20
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Old Willingdon Road £1,216,361
Meads Brow £1,012,403
Willingdon Road £1,005,994
The Ridgeway £1,001,598
The Brow £1,000,618
Highest turnover in BN20
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Meads Road 58.3%
St. Johns Road 57.1%
Collington Close 50.0%
Meads Brow 46.7%
Wellcombe Crescent 40.0%
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Monthly running costs Beta

£5,141 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 120,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 2.0
Your payment £4,577 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £75,000 Average insurance cost £45/mo (£543/yr)
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Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd


Gas £43 Electricity £62 Estimated energy cost £105/mo

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Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 18000 kWh/year
Electricity: 4400 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority


Estimated tax band H Council tax cost £367 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.


Supply £16 Sewerage £31 Estimated water cost £47 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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