- Sea front home
- Grade II Listed
- Period Features
- Views Over The English Channel
- 2141 Sqft Living Space
- Potential To Holiday Rent
- Five Bedrooms
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An exceptional Regency classic, set on the seafront in the highly sought after conservation area of Hastings. Superb position with the beach and the English Channel on your doorstep. Steeped in history this beautiful house is substantial in size offering over 2000 sqft of living space.
Located in the highly sought after White Rock area this property is just moments' walk from both Hastings Town centre and the bustling Heart of St Leonards.
Retaining many fine period features this house has been sympathetically refurbished by the current owners, which has created the feeling of a warm family home.
The ground floor provides a lovely social open plan space with a dining room which flows to the kitchen with stripped wood floorboards throughout and a glorious picture window looking out to the sea front. At the end of the hallway is a cloakroom and porch which leads to the rear garden.
On the first floor you find a bathroom, a double bedroom and a spacious 17' room that can be used either for a family sitting room where you can enjoy the wonderful views to the seafront, or master bedroom.
On the second floor you have a wonderful family bathroom with roll top bath and separate shower cubicle. Also located on the second floor are two spacious double bedrooms.
A further set of stairs lead you to the the loft room which offers further accommodation and contains excellent storage space.
This substantial home also features a lower ground floor with its own private entrance, currently incorporated into the house but perfectly arranged to offer a separate flat or annex with a 17'1 x 17'3 reception room, bathroom and utility room. Perfect for holiday rentals or achieving rental return.
To the rear is a secluded courtyard garden with a paved patio seating area and mature shrub borders, perfect for family time or evening drinks or alfresco dining.
Located in one of Hastings most desirable and sought-after residential enclaves, the property is just minutes away from the famous Hastings pier and White Rock Theatre. The beach and promenade are moments away and Hastings town is a short stroll.
There are many other attractions in Hastings and St Leonards-on-Sea, both architectural and cultural. The fantastic Hastings Pier (recently named Pier of the Year and winner of the highly prestigious RIBA Stirling Prize) hosts numerous live gigs and shows; it is an iconic place to visit, Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd and The Clash having played there. The town also hosts the Hastings Half Marathon, the Jack in the Green Festival, Hastings Beer Festival, Coastal Currents, the Old Town Carnival and three seafood festivals. This year it launches its first literary festival. All are within walking distance of the house.
Looking for an evening out? The Electric Cinema in Old Town is great as is Kino-Teatr, which houses an independent cinema, theatre, the Baker-Mamonova Gallery, bar and a Lebanese restaurant. It rubs shoulders with great local wine bars and award-winning pubs and restaurants (try The Crown, Penbuckles, Judges, Queens Deli, The St Leonard, Dragon Bar and St Clements). Excellent local shops in Old Town with a variety of independent retailers. Close by in St Leonards there are many places specialising in vintage furniture/lighting and clothing on Kings Road and Norman Road. Superb cafés like Fika and Sea Kale serve great drinks and food, using locally sourced ingredients, including fish caught that day from the fishing beach and prize-winning world-class wines from the many vineyards nearby.
Hastings railway station is close by with direct links to London Charing Cross and Victoria (1hr, 30 mins) and Brighton (accessible within 50 mins), perfect for commuters