Set within the Historic Grade ii Listed Marine Court building, this front facing one bedroom balcony flat, with impressive Sea Views offers a long lease with share of freehold, brand new double glazing, good size balcony. The flat is in need of general updating.
The Location: Marina, St Leonards on Sea
In a prominent seafront location in St. Leonards-on-Sea directly overlooking the two-level promenade out to the sea and situated next door to the remnants of James Burton’s 1820 colonnades. The promenade offers level walks in two directions, along towards the pier and also to the quieter area of West St Leonards. Living in Marine Court provides a unique opportunity, there are some fantastic independent boutique shops and galleries along with the Artist Quarter of Mercatoria just around the corner.
St Leonards Warrior Square train station provides direct links to London, Brighton and Ashford and is only a short walk along the seafront, being approximately 1/4 mile away from Marine Court. In the same area you can enjoy the delights of Norman and King’s Road, popular for the independent shops, café’s and the Kino Cinema. Further to the East is Hastings Town Centre and the busy Hastings Old Town which hosts regular entertainment events all year round. All can be easily accessed by regular buses running the length of this vibrant promenade. The award winning Hastings & St Leonards pier opposite the popular White Rock theatre and several public gardens can be enjoyed.
The Property: Grade II Listed, 10th Floor, 1 Bedroom Apartment with Balcony
A floodlit landmark Grade II listed building constructed in the late 1930’s to an original ‘ocean liner’ design and providing exceptional coastal and marine views. The art deco apartment block designed to resemble the Queen Mary is one of the glories of England’s south coast, famously known for its entrance lobby areas and the chequerboard floor. In 1936 the foundation stone was laid by Robert Holland-Martin, Chairman of the Southern Railway, and the building was completed in 1938. Marine Court is fourteen storeys high, and from basement to roof, measures 170 ft/49 metres in height; east-west 416 ft/127 metres in length. The building was awarded Grade-II listing status in 1999.
This particular apartment, accessed through Entrance ’A’, sits at the heights of Marine Court on the 10th floor, enjoying the finest views over to the sea; this also includes views over to Beachy Head. Stepping into the property, the views of the sea take centre stage through the new windows of the 16’lounge/diner. The bedroom is bright with features that are typical of Marine Court. On offer are some of the most incredible views, a great opportunity to live in an iconic 1930’s building.
LIFT ACCESS TO;
COMMUNAL HALLWAY: Carpeted, fire exit door. Front door with original period doorbell leading to:
ENTRANCE HALLWAY: Wood effect Lino flooring, area for hanging coats. Laundry cupboard with shelving, entrance phone.
LOUNGE: 16`1’ x 12`4’ (4.92m x 3.76m) Wood effect lino flooring throughout, radiator covers, T.V. point, power points, double glazed new windows, built in cupboard, ceiling light, double glazed door leading to;
OPEN BALCONY: 6’9′ x 5’8′ (2.07m x 1.73m) Panoramic south facing views over many miles of the English Channel. The balcony offers enough space to sit out and enjoy the views and the sunset, handrail and tiled flooring.
KITCHEN: 7`01’ x 6`04’ (2.17m x 1.95m) Wood effect lino flooring, fitted base and wall cupboards, laminate worktops, stainless steel sink unit with separate taps, electric oven and hob, extractor fan, plumbing for washing machine and undercounter fridge, tiled splash back, power points, the original hatch opening has been boarded up this could be returned.
BEDROOM: 7’0’x 9’ 5’ (2.15m x 2.89m) built in wardrobe cupboards fitted shelves, wood effect lino flooring, secondary glazed window, views over Balcony to the Sea.
BATHROOM: Full length panelled acrylic bath with electric shower and adjustable attachment, shower screen, heated towel rail, wash basin, wall mounted mirror and light, low level W.C., half tiled walls, ceiling light.
LEASE: 952 Years
SERVICE CHARGE: 0.46 Share. Included in this charge is a 24 hour porter service. Constant hot water is included within the service charge.
POTENTIAL RENTAL RETURN: £525pcm
Offers in the region of £95,000 SHARE OF FREEHOLD
VIEWING BY APPOINTMENT WITH JOHN BRAY & SONS, HASTINGS, 01424 421544
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