This is a phenomenal opportunity to acquire a stunning church conversion in Brighton. Designed by architect W G Gibbins and characterised in the Gothic style, the property retains many of it’s original features whilst the current owners have meticulously enhanced it throughout with contemporary finishes to create a truly unique masterpiece.
The main living area is the centrepiece of this home with an incredible vaulted ceiling, full height stained glass windows and a bar converted from the original altar. If that wasn’t enough, a feature glass staircase leads you to the mezzanine level where you will find the principal bedroom complete with a freestanding roll top bath and a stylish circular feature glass floor. Just off the main living area you will find a fully integrated kitchen with a range of modern appliances as well as access to a private roof terrace to further complement this superb residence. On the lower ground floor there is a guest bedroom complete with en-suite shower room. Additionally the property further benefits from ample storage space throughout as well as a shower room with WC off the main living area.
The building was officially dedicated in 1887 as ‘The French Protestant Church of Brighton’, one of only two of its kind in England, the other in Soho Square London. Amongst many interesting facts about this building is that a time capsule was set into the main stone foundation, containing items associated with Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee, celebrated the same year.
Enviably situated just 120 metres from the beach as well as the vibrant shops, bars and restaurants of the Lanes and the city centre, the theatres, gardens and Royal Pavilion. A great selection of bus services provide access to all parts of the city as well as nearby outlying villages and up to Devil’s Dyke. Additionally Brighton train station is approximately a little over half a mile away, offering frequent mainline links for commuters. Brighton Airport, in Shoreham, offers a convenient base for private aircraft.