The Ridings,

Guide price £700,000

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Guide price £700,000 - £750,000. This four-bedroom semi-detached home is located in the picturesque village of Ovingdean and is beautifully presented throughout. With views of the South Downs National Park, designated parking, and spacious living rooms - it is the perfect family home.

The Property

This semi-detached home, with its pitched roof, full-length windows, and flint walls, gives the impression of a modern barn conversion despite the development being newly built in the mid-1990s.

As soon as you enter the front door, you’re met with a welcoming atmosphere. The hallway is spacious, has engineered oak wooden flooring, and a convenient under-stairs storage cupboard ideal for coats and shoes. There is also a cloakroom with stylish patterned floor tiling, a WC, and a sink. Double internal doors lead you to the cosy sitting room, which is the ideal place to relax and unwind. There is a gorgeous feature log burner and French doors which open out to the southwesterly landscaped rear garden. The garden comprises of a patio area, established flower beds and shrubbery, along with a lawn. To the side of the house, there is also a vegetable patch and a good-sized shed.

The separate dual-aspect kitchen has a range of shaker style wall and base units with wooden work surfaces and a neutral tiled splashback. Fitted appliances include a double Corian white sink with drainer and mixer tap, AEG dishwasher and there’s also space for an oven and fridge/freezer. There is plenty of room for a breakfast table. Following through the kitchen is a utility room that houses the combination boiler, a sink with a drainer, and space for a washing machine and dryer. There is a newly fitted stable door which leads out to the rear garden.

On the ground floor is a second reception room, which is currently arranged as the dining room. This is a versatile space and could also be used as a home office or fifth bedroom. It has elegant floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the front garden where there are apple, cherry, plum, and crabapple trees.

Stairs rise to the first floor offering four generously sized bedrooms with sufficient wardrobe and storage space. The principal bedroom has full-height windows overlooking the front garden and with views out to the fields beyond. Covered in reflective window film, these windows offer total privacy to those inside. The principal bedroom also has a contemporary en-suite shower room. On this floor, there is also a separate family bathroom with a bath. Bedrooms three and four have a south-westerly aspect with gorgeous views of the South Downs.

There is parking for two cars in the designated barn area opposite the house and a spacious partially boarded attic which could be extended subject to necessary planning consent.

This property is Freehold and the council tax band is F.

The Area

The Ridings is nestled in the South Downs National Park in the picturesque village of Ovingdean. Surrounded by scenic trails, it is well-situated for nature lovers. Beacon Hill Nature Reserve and Rottingdean Windmill are a short walk away from the property. The seafront and undercliff walk, which passes through Brighton Marina and into Brighton, can also be accessed on foot.

Local amenities include Wild Flour, an independent pizza takeaway, and the village hall. The nearby village of Rottingdean is home to an array of independent boutiques, cafes, village pubs, and restaurants.


The property is ideally positioned for many popular and well-regarded schools catering to all ages, including; Ovingdean Nursery (0.1 miles), Our Lady of Lourdes Primary School (1.5 miles), St Margarets C of E Primary School (1.6 miles) Longhill High School (0.9 mile), Roedean School (1.8 miles) and Brighton College (2.3 miles).

Transport Links

Branching out from the village, The Ridings is just a short drive along the coast from the exciting attractions of Brighton city centre (4.0 miles) and Brighton Marina (2.6 miles). There are regular bus services which run through the city and along the coast. From The Ridings, it is easy to access the A23/A27 with links to the motorway network and Gatwick Airport.

What We Think

“This family home is idyllic, beautifully presented throughout, and not one to be missed. ”

Georgia Radford, Director & Co-Founder at Number Twenty Four





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Property highlights

  • Private designated parking for two cars
  • One mile to the beach and undercliff walk
  • Gorgeous views towards the South Downs National Park
  • South westerly aspect rear garden
  • Beautifully presented throughout
  • Elegant living room with log burner & engineered oak flooring
  • Within easy reach of Rottingdean High Street
  • Four double bedrooms, two reception rooms
  • Full-height windows in the principal bedroom
  • Chain free