Somerhill is a stunning detached home built in the 'Arts & Crafts' style and is accessed from Rodean Crescent through a private gated entrance. The impressive drive leads past the beautiful south facing garden to a parking area with the detached double garage to one side. The garden is planted in a Gertrude Jekyll style and is well stocked, beautifully landscaped and includes an extensive southerly facing paved terrace and incorporates a pond.
The entrance porch leads to an impressive entrance hall with wide solid wood floor-boards, exposed beams and some wood panelling. The drawing room is a very special room with an impressive double-height vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers, leaded-light windows, some stained glass, beautiful solid wood floor and a large inglenook fireplace with gargoyle carvings.
The kitchen/breakfast room is a very spacious room with shaker style units with solid wood work surfaces and includes a range of integrated appliances. Adjacent to the kitchen/breakfast room is a useful utility room, from which a door gives further access to the swimming pool and rear garden terraces. The opulent formal dining room has a dual aspect with an abundance of natural light.
Approached from the entrance hall is a large sitting room from which twin staircases rise to a lovely galleried area where double doors open to the swimming pool and upper terrace. The ground floor accommodation is ideally arranged for modern day living and large scale entertaining.
On the first floor there is an impressive principal suite comprising bedroom and bathroom and a south facing terrace with sea views. Three further bedrooms, a family bathroom, a shower room and an attic room complete the first floor accommodation.
Somerhill lies in an elevated position with wonderful views within Roedean Crescent, a highly sought after road which lies just to the north of Brighton Marina. The Marina provides an extensive range of restaurants and shops, together with a supermarket.
The vibrant coastal, business and entertainment city of Brighton & Hove is only about 2 miles to the west, providing an extensive range of restaurants, shops and recreational facilities. Brighton mainline station provides a regular train service to London Victoria in approximately 51 minutes. The historic county town of Lewes is some 9.5 miles to the northeast. The A23/M23 is within easy reach, providing fast access to Gatwick Airport and the national motorway network.
There is an excellent range of established public schools in the area. These include Brighton College, Roedean School, Lancing College, Ardingly College and Hurstpierpoint College.