- Close To Beach
- Exceptional Throughout
- Five Bedrooms
- Highly Sought After Location
- Period Features
- Wood Burner
- Sea Views
- Detached Double Fronted House
- Close To Old Town
- Off-street parking
- Seperate Annexe
- Built 1889
A beautifully presented double fronted detached Victorian Villa, with sea views and moments from the Historic Hastings Old Town.100ft level rear landscaped gardens, off street parking and period features throughout. Added benefit of attached annexe perfect for relatives or letting income.
This home is presented in immaculate order offering over 2000sqft of diverse living space set in one of Hastings most desired locations. The ground floor consists of an extensive 31ft living – dining space with bay window to the front and patio doors out onto a decked seating area to the rear. The two inset wood burners give this large room an incredibly cosy feel and are perfect for keeping warm through the winter. To the front of the house is another reception room/study/bedroom. Custom fitted kitchen breakfast room to the rear offering built in appliances and gorgeous views out to sea. There is also a useful utility room behind the kitchen and downstairs cloakroom set under the stairs.
A single large south facing picture window bathes the stairway and landing in light throughout the day and offers a simply breath-taking view over the English Channel.The well proportioned fitted bathroom is to the front overlooking private gardens across the road and has tiled flooring with separate bath and shower. Three large double bedrooms make up the rest of the first floor with the master to the front enjoying the benefits of an en-suite shower room and bay window that shares the far reaching sea views
Throughout the property are an array of gorgeous period features including cornicing, high skirting boards, fire places, sash windows and high ceilings, flooding this grand property with light throughout.
To the rear of the house with its own private access is currently a one-bedroom annexe spread over two floors, consisting of one double bedroom with en-suite upstairs and a kitchen living space downstairs. This part of the home can be accessed not only by a private entrance to the side of the house but also by the upper level of the main residence meaning it is easily convertible back depending on what suits your needs.
To the rear of the house is a beautiful and extensive mature garden with decked seating area at the top.Various outhouses, wood stores and large lawned area. Due to it’s elevated position this west facing garden enjoys sun throughout the day and is particularly secluded for such a large space. There is off street parking and driveway set back from the kerb to the front and a gated pathway to the house.
Located in one of Hastings most desirable and sought after residential enclaves the property is conveniently placed for the beach and promenade which are within walking distance as is historic Hastings Old Town. Artist open houses run throughout Hastings in the spring months along with summer fairs and street parties. Looking for an evening out? great local pubs and restaurants serving good food (try The Crown, Custom House, Dragon bar and Fig Tree). Excellent local shops including Penbuckles and Judges serving the best coffee and scrumptious things. Good local Catholic primary school The Sacred Heart is moments away from the house. Hastings station is close with a direct links to Charing Cross, Kings Cross International (1h:30) and Brighton accessible within 50 minutes, 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.