- Central Old Town Location
- Grade II Listed
- Mixed Use Residential & Commercial
- Original character features
- Wonderful rear garden
- Far Reaching Views
- Opportunity To Refurbish Throughout
Exceptional Grade II listed property set in the heart of the historic Hasting’s Old Town with views towards the East Hill. This exceptional property offers 3653sqft which includes a commercial aspect known as ‘Nelson House Antique’s and a residential aspect offering flexible living space, far reaching views and a wonderful rear garden.
The commercial area occupies the ground floor with a combined floor space of 887sqft with the main shop area measuring 14'3 x 14 ft. This leads to two further areas and a w.c. The basement area is a large space covering 768sqft and is directly accessed from the commercial area.
The residential part of the building maintains character features throughout with a wonderful standout staircase. It is set over four floors with the spacious living room on the first floor measuring 18'4 x 14'5 ft to the front of the property and the kitchen to the rear. The master bedroom is positioned to the front of the second floor measured at 18'6 x 14'5 with views reaching out towards the East Hill and 'Old Town'.They main bathroom is also found on this level.
The third floor offers two further double bedrooms both accessed via 'jack 'n' Jill' doors to an en-suite shower room. The fourth bedroom which is also a double can be found on the fourth floor along with a bathroom and store room.
The rear is a wonderful family size garden providing a lawned area with mature trees and shrubs. At the end is a double level out building which can be utilised either a business or as part of the residential garden.
The building provides the perfect opportunity to refurbish to your taste and presents a fantastic business opportunity with its prominent position in the High Street.
The Old Town is a unique place with artist open houses running throughout Hastings in the spring months along with summer fairs and street parties. Looking for an evening out? Old Town and St Leonards have great local pubs serving good food (try The Crown, Dragon Bar, Wine Shed, St Clements, St Leonard and Half Man Half Burger). Excellent local shops including Penbuckles and Judges serve the best coffee and scrumptious food. Hastings station is close with a direct link to Charing Cross, Kings Cross International and Brighton accessible within 1h:30 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.
Seven years after opening on the Hastings seafront, Jerwood Gallery will relaunch in the Summer 2019 as Hastings Contemporary - a new, independent, modern and contemporary art gallery for the South East.
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.