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Garden Cottage, High Street, TN34 3ET

High St, Hastings TN34 3EL, UK
£625,000

Description

A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO PURCHASE AN ENCHANTING DETACHED GEORGIAN PROPERTY. THIS GRADE II LISTED PROPERTY IS LOCATED IN THE PICTURESQUE OLD TOWN HIGH STREET. IT IS APPROACHED VIA A CHARMING OLDE WORLDE GARDEN. FINE VIEWS ARE AFFORDED TOWARDS THE 600 ACRE COASTAL COUNTRY PARK AND FROM THE UPPER FLOOR, VIEWS TO THE ENGLISH CHANNEL.

LOCATION:        Situated well back from the road off the high pavement and within easy reach of local shops, the atmospheric and historic Fisherman’s Quarter is close by and the internationally famous Jerwood Gallery is situated on the promenade. Hastings mainline station is approximately one mile from the Old Town.

 THE PROPERTY: Built in the mid 1820’s this detached building with attractive tile hung elevations, was previously owned by Countess Waldegrave. The property is enhanced by the large front garden and a productive rear garden and is arranged with approximate room sizes as follows:

 * 4 BEDROOMS * SITTING ROOM * DINING ROOM *

* KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM * UTILITY ROOM *

* GROUND FLOOR SHOWER ROOM *

* TELEPHONE POINTS THROUGHOUT *

* EN-SUITE BATHROOM * EN-SUITE CLOAKROOM *

* GAS CENTRAL HEATING * SPACIOUS CELLAR * GOOD SIZED GARDENS *

Access is via a lawned front garden with flowering shrub borders and fruit trees, paved pathway leading to

a short flight of steps up to:

VERY FINE ENTRANCE PORCH:  with original coloured glass inserts, original door with three glazed inserts and original Georgian fan light.

SPACIOUS ENTRANCE HALL: Radiator, feature original staircase and balustrade, understairs recess.

SITTING ROOM:    16`3 x 10`6 (4.95m x 3.20m) radiator, feature red brick fireplace, built-in book shelves, uplighters, telephone point, exposed beams, fine views over the garden to the East Hill.

DINING ROOM: 14`6 x 10` (4.42m x 3.04m) radiator, red brick chimney breast with fitted cast iron solid fuel stove, fitted book shelves, four wall lights, Georgian window overlooking secluded terraced area, access to hall and kitchen.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 13` x 8`6 (3.96m x 2.59m) radiator, full range of solid wood base and wall cabinets, fitted gas stove, fridge/freezer, laminated worktops, inset twin bowl, stainless steel sink unit, fitted mixer tap, tiled splashbacks, ceramic tiled floor, casement window to rear elevation, access to hall and dining room.

PASSAGEWAY: to utility room, glazed panelled door to covered outside storage area with external stable door to garden.

CLOAKROOM:  radiator, low level W.C., hand basin, cottage window to side elevation.

UTILITY ROOM: radiator, storage cupboards, work surface with inset circular stainless steel sink, automatic washing machine, dishwasher, ceramic tiled floor, louvre windows to rear elevation.

COVERED PASSAGEWAY

 SHOWER ROOM: ladder style heated towel rail, shower cubicle.

FIRST FLOOR:   spacious balustrade landing, double radiator, access to loft.

BEDROOM 1:      14` x 10`6 (4.26m x 3.20m) radiator, two built-in wardrobe cupboards with louvred doors, built-in window seat, Georgian sash window to front elevation offering extensive views over the Old Town, door to:

LUXURY EN-SUITE BATHROOM: two ladder style radiators, white suite comprising corner bath, vanity unit, low level W.C., airing cupboard, very fine corner shower unit with rose head sprinkler and hand held shower attachment, sliding curved screen, door to landing.

BEDROOM 2:      12`5 x 9`6 (3.78m x 2.89m) radiator, full width range of built-in wardrobe cupboards incorporating vanity unit with wash basin, Georgian sash window providing extensive views to the 600 acre Coastal Country Park and the English Channel.

BEDROOM 3:      11` x 10` (3.35m x 3.04m) maximum measurement, radiator, built-in book shelves, cottage style casement windows to rear elevation, access to very spacious boarded loft.

EN-SUITE CLOAKROOM: radiator, generously tiled, close coupled W.C., inset oval wash basin with cupboard under, dressing mirror, dressing light with shaver point, patterned window.

BEDROOM 4:      7`6 x 6`7 (2.28m x 2.00m) radiator, fitted bookshelves, sash window with fine views over the gorse covered leeward slopes of the S.S.I. East Hill.

CELLAR STORE AND WORKSHOP:   access from the ground floor entrance hall by way of a trapdoor, light and power points, vinyl flooring, gas fired central heating boiler.

OUTSIDE:           As previously mentioned the house is approached via a wrought iron gate and crazy paved pathway through a charming Olde Worlde garden, which is well stocked with seasonal bulbs and flowering shrubs and mature fruit trees, crab apple, apple, quince, plum. The front garden is walled and a most attractive wood weaved beehive style gazebo. There is a side path leading to rear patio, rear garden stocked with fruit bushes, greenhouse and timber garden shed, the path affords access to Love Lane.

There is a right of way to a walled detached property known as Wish House. This was built on part of the garden of Garden Cottage in the late 1880’s.

HISTORICAL NOTE: Notable owners of Garden Cottage were the Millward and Collier Families and the Countess Waldegrave.

 TOTAL FLOOR AREA:           square feet (   square metres) approx.

COUNCIL TAX BAND:      C

PRICE   ….   £625,000   ….   FREEHOLD

  VIEWING BY APPOINTMENT WITH JOHN BRAY & SONS, HASTINGS,   01424 421544        

Note: These details are issued on the understanding that all negotiations are conducted through John Bray & Sons. They do not constitute an offer or form part of a contract and whilst they are believed to be correct all statements are made without responsibility on the part of the agents or the vendor. Neither vendor nor agent make or give representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property. Services, Heating and Appliances described have not been tested by the Agent. You may store and use the material for your own personal use. You may not republish, retransmit, redistribute or otherwise make the material available to any party or make the same available on any website, online service or bulletin board of your own or of any other party or make the same available in hard copy or in any other media without the company’s express prior written consent. The owners copyright remains on all reproductions of material taken.

  • Address: High Street Hastings
  • City: Hastings Old Town
  • State/county: East Sussex
  • Zip/Postal Code: TN34 3EL
  • Neighborhood: Hastings Old Town
  • Country: United Kingdom

Detail

  • Price: £625,000
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2

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