High Street, Steyning

£800,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
An impressive freehold building including an important main Post Office, profitable retail outlet and substantial family home. The Grade II listed building is of mediaeval origin with a mellow brick façade and excellent twin-bay shop frontage. Owned and occupied by the present owners for some 20 years, the premises have been carefully maintained and the Post Office element has been managed meticulously and is highly regarded, providing an excellent service to the local community and beyond. The retail element is considered to have potential for further expansion and diversification, and two large store rooms to the rear of the building have potential for adaption to create further accommodation subject to usual consents.

Shop and Post Office

The double-fronted retail area is well fitted with high profit cards, stationery and travel goods (stock at valuation), with a modern open-plan Post Office counter. The retail section has a frontage of 28'9" (8.78m) and a depth of approximately 27' (8.22m).

Residential Accommodation

An oak staircase from the shop leads to the residential element, which is arranged over two floors, and the garden area is located to the rear of the property with independent side access. The charming and spacious rooms display features of the original mediaeval building with heavy timbering and brick fireplaces. The hub of the house is a modern kitchen with fitted appliances, and this connects the front sitting room and rear living room, which has an independent staircase to a suite comprising double bedroom, galleried landing and bathroom. There is a double bedroom and shower room on the front elevation with two/three attic bedrooms above. There is gas-fired central heating to radiators. The attractive cottage garden enjoys seclusion and is contained by fencing and brick and flint walling, and includes a paved terrace with oak pergola.

Occupying a prominent position with a wide frontage to Steyning High Street. This attractive and historic town draws numerous visitors and contains a beautiful range of commercial and domestic architecture with shops for day-to-day needs. Primary and secondary schools are within walking distance, as are many social and recreational facilities, including leisure centre with swimming pool, and tennis courts as well as modern health centre. Bramber and Upper Beeding are within two miles, and including Steyning the three settlements have a population exceeding 10,000.

Steyning lies at the foot of the South Downs National Park, about five miles from the coast at Shoreham-by-Sea (main line railway station to London Victoria) and eight miles from Worthing. Brighton is about 11 miles and Horsham 14, and Gatwick Airport can normally be reached in about 40 minutes by car.

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Hamilton Graham

38 High Street, Steyning, West Sussex

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