- Moments From Historic Old Town Hastings
- Built 1885
- Detached Double Fronted House
- Direct Sea Views From Most Rooms
- Views Over East Hill
- Highly Sought After Location
- Superb 120ft Landscaped Gardens
- Period Features
- Exceptional Throughout
- Five Bedrooms
- High Ceilings
- Potential for loft conversion
- Vintage/Period Fittings
- Large Attic/Loft Rooms
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Located in a highly sought after residential enclave, a beautiful and substantial double fronted, detached Victorian Villa, occupying a fabulous southerly facing elevated position with direct sea views affording exceptional views over the English Channel.
Steeped in history this magnificent family home is substantial in size and unique in all aspects. Designed in the most superior style with architectural and historical importance including original Italian marble fireplaces, stained and hand painted windows, period detailing and grand principal rooms with direct sea views.
Dudley House occupies a prime position flooding this grand property with light throughout. The property offers over 2,600 sqft of extensive and elegant living space incorporating five bedrooms, three reception rooms, kitchen/dining room, conservatory, utility room, family bathroom, shower room and cloaks/w.c area. Features of note are the grand entrance hallway with turning staircase leading to landing /study area with picture window with far reaching views over Historic Old Town and The English Channel. Other features are a large cellar (the original boiler rooms to the house) comprising of three rooms with slate shelving and would make ideal studio/work space. Large loft/attic rooms (suitable for conversion). Solar Panels providing hot water.
To the exterior of the property are large mature landscaped front and rear gardens. The stunning rear gardens are a gardeners delight. Featuring walkways leading to zoned areas with south facing sun deck to the top of the garden with direct sea views, a perfect place to unwind after a long day. Vegetable gardens, scented walkways, mature planting including apple trees, fig trees and well stocked shrubbery giving bursts of colour throughout the year. Free on street parking outside the house and potential to create off street parking (subject to consents).
Homes of this stature are rare to the open market early viewing advisable.
Located in one of Hastings most desirable and sought after residential enclaves the property is on the boundary with Historic Old Town Hastings and conveniently placed within a ten minute stroll to the beach and five minute walk to the country park with miles of scenic walks through woods, meadows and the cliffs.
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.