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On the market: 1970s Ken Bourne-designed Sunnymead modernist property in Lewes, East Sussex

1970s Ken Bourne-designed Sunnymead modernist property in Lewes, East Sussex
1970s Ken Bourne-designed Sunnymead modernist property in Lewes, East Sussex

A very stylish living space, this 1970s Ken Bourne-designed Sunnymead modernist property in Lewes, East Sussex is now on the market.

1970s Ken Bourne-designed Sunnymead modernist property in Lewes, East Sussex
1970s Ken Bourne-designed Sunnymead modernist property in Lewes, East Sussex

The house, which in an elevated location and in one of them ore sought after areas of Lewes, was the work of local architect Ken Bourne, designed for the use of his own family.

1970s Ken Bourne-designed Sunnymead modernist property in Lewes, East Sussex
1970s Ken Bourne-designed Sunnymead modernist property in Lewes, East Sussex

That elevated location is important, offering some wonderful views over Lewes and towards the South Downs. The house itself is also off the main road, with ‘a special degree of privacy, peace and quiet’ if that is important to you.

1970s Ken Bourne-designed Sunnymead modernist property in Lewes, East Sussex
1970s Ken Bourne-designed Sunnymead modernist property in Lewes, East Sussex

Anyway, enough about the location, let’s focus on the house, which is on the market for the very first time.

1970s Ken Bourne-designed Sunnymead modernist property in Lewes, East Sussex
1970s Ken Bourne-designed Sunnymead modernist property in Lewes, East Sussex

According to the agent, the house is inspired by the architecture Bourne saw on a visit to Sweden just after the war, with the house echoing the pine timber and elevated ceilings used there. It looks well maintained too and if you love the 1970s, you’ll also love some of the period finishes in this place.

1970s Ken Bourne-designed Sunnymead modernist property in Lewes, East Sussex
1970s Ken Bourne-designed Sunnymead modernist property in Lewes, East Sussex

The accommodation is intentionally light and bright, with the 19 ft dual aspect living room with 16 ft high vaulted ceiling being the show stopper here. Along with that, there is also a 12 ft dining room, a kitchen and utility, four double bedrooms, a sauna and shower room plus a family bathroom and fitted storage throughout.

1970s Ken Bourne-designed Sunnymead modernist property in Lewes, East Sussex
1970s Ken Bourne-designed Sunnymead modernist property in Lewes, East Sussex

0.3 acres outside too, with lawn, trees and flowerbeds, as well as a driveway and a double garage.

1970s Ken Bourne-designed Sunnymead modernist property in Lewes, East Sussex
1970s Ken Bourne-designed Sunnymead modernist property in Lewes, East Sussex

More details on the agent’s listing as well as more photos of the property. If it appeals to you, this is offers in excess of £1,700,000.

1970s Ken Bourne-designed Sunnymead modernist property in Lewes, East Sussex
1970s Ken Bourne-designed Sunnymead modernist property in Lewes, East Sussex

Images and details courtesy of Lewes Estates. For more details and to make an enquiry, please visit the website.

Thanks to Katrina for the tip off!

1970s Ken Bourne-designed Sunnymead modernist property in Lewes, East Sussex
1970s Ken Bourne-designed Sunnymead modernist property in Lewes, East Sussex

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