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Former Sweet Factory for Sale: Hove, Brighton

28 Oct
October 28, 2014


A former sweet factory for sale in Hove, Brighton. This four-storey houseforms part of the conversion of the former Maynards Sweet Factory in the popular Poets’ Corner area of Hove, near Brighton.


Originally built in around 1900, the red brick building has been subject to a conversion by the London-based architects John Kerr Associates. Producing a series of light, open-plan spaces with exposed brick walls and high ceilings, John Kerr Associates have created just seven properties of quality that still retain the appeal of the original industrial building.

The ground floor of the house is designated as a work space and features two studios / offices, a utility room and toilet a boiler / storage room. The first floor incorporates two bedrooms (one with an en suite bathroom) and a shower room. The second floor is one large open plan space with a kitchen area in the middle and a dining area and living area on either side. The living area is a double-height space with a large glass roof overhead making is a wonderfully light and airy space. On the third floor is a mezzanine space that could be used for a variety of uses including another bedroom.

There is a roof terrace on the third floor that gives panoramic views across Brighton and Hove and to the sea. At ground level there is a private rear garden, planted with silver birches by the current owners to create a small woodland setting.

Location: The Old Sweet Factory, Brighton, Hove, East Sussex
Guide price: £725,000 / Share of Freehold
House size: 2 Bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1 shower room, 1,534 square feet
Features: Roof terrace, Factory features, Glass roof

Further details can be found here.

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