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An exceptional Grade II listed Georgian house located in the sought-after Burton St Leonards moments from the seafront. This grand Regency house retains many fine period features and has been sympathetically refurbished throughout blending beautiful contemporary finishes with original period features throughout. This substantial period property will appeal to purchasers looking for a truly unique and stylish home.
Homes of this stature are rare to the open market and offers over 2,050 sqft of versatile living space spanning four floors with grand principal rooms. Fabulous detailing to finishes throughout, mixing vintage fittings with period detailing.
The property has recently undergone complete renovation and now provides fabulous living space. A high standard of traditional and eco-friendly materials have been used throughout, blending original features with superb antique and vintage finishes. Works include a new fully insulated Welsh slate roof, associated lead flashings and conservation approved skylights. Newly rewired throughout with fabulous feature lighting. New gas heating system and combination boiler. The house has been re-rendered on the front and rear elevations with re-plastered interior walls using lime plaster. A wealth of original period features have been retained and brought back to life with large casement sash windows, high ceilings, and the original Georgian floorboards sanded, restored and sealed by master craftsmen. The original doors have all been stripped and waxed, together with stripped and waxed architraves. Other features of note are wood burning stoves, period fireplaces, exposed brickwork and stunning sandstone walls.
No expense has been spared in bringing this stunning Georgian home back to life and now offers classical and chic living space with exacting attention to detail inside and out.
Stately entrance hall with original sweeping staircase to upper and lower floors. Two spacious and grand ground floor reception rooms with open fires. Exposed sandstone wall and wrought iron decorative floor grate to rear reception room giving viewing access to lower floor. Rear Study room with door to exterior.
On the lower floor of the house is a magnificent French inspired/styled custom built kitchen/dining room with separate dining area featuring exposed sandstone walls and wood burning stove, perfect to warm by after walking along the promenade. Utility room to rear off the spacious hallway and front and rear courtyard spaces.
First floor accommodation is arranged with three bedrooms (two large doubles and one nursery/childs room). Boutique style bathroom with separate walk in shower, oversized sink and low flush w.c.
To the top floor of the house is a large master bedroom suite with beamed and vaulted ceiling.
To the exterior of the house is a pretty walled garden with original sandstone and brick walls topped with trellising. The garden is easily accessed from both the ground and first floors with feature cast iron railings overlooking the rear courtyard. Raised flower beds stocked with a variety of mature plants and shrubs. The main lawn area of the garden has recently been top soiled and seeded.
Located in one of St Leonards On Sea most desirable and sought after residential enclaves the property is moments from the Norman Road and Marina which offer numerous restaurants and a vibrant foodie scene. The beach and promenade are moments away and Hastings town is short stroll away. Artist open houses run through the spring months along with summer fairs and street parties. Looking for an evening out? Kino-Teatr Picture house is one of the best in the area along with great local pubs serving good food (try The St Leonard, Wine Shed and St Clements). Excellent local shops including Shop and Love cafe serving the best coffee and scrumptious things. St Leonards Warrior square station is moments away with a direct link to Charing Cross and Victoria (1h:30 mins) and Brighton accessible within 50 mins perfect for commuters.
Hastings has the largest fishing fleet in Europe that is launched from a beach, which is known as the Stade. The Castle built by William the Conqueror but now in ruins is at the top of West Hill and offers wonderful views of the area and Channel. The steepest funicular railway in Britain takes passengers from the Old Town up to the Castle.
Opened in March 2012, the award-winning Jerwood Gallery sits next to the fishing beach in Hastings’ historic Old Town. Open Tuesday to Sunday, the gallery is home to the Jerwood Collection of 20th and 21st century art and a varied temporary exhibition programme showcasing the best of modern and contemporary British art.
There are many other attractions in Hastings and St Leonards On Sea, both architectural and cultural. The fantastic Hastings pier (recently awarded pier of the year) hosts numerous live gigs and shows and is a wonderful place to visit. The town hosts several events throughout the year, which include the Hastings Half Marathon, the Jack in the Green Festival, Hastings Beer Festival, Coastal Currents and the Old Town Carnival.