Beds: 2Bath: 1Sq Ft: 678
A Grade II Listed 5 Bedroom period residence with a heavily timbered interior and medieval origins, a superb 45 foot long reception room, an interesting split level floor plan and interesting winding staircases. This historic property, once a Hall house, is offered chain free and viewings are highly recommended.
The Location: High Street, Hastings Old Town
Until 1800, Hastings was confined to the Bourne Valley between the large unspoilt open areas of the East and West Hills. The High Street was one of the two original streets that were divided by the Bourne stream, the High Street and All Saints Street were the most popular areas with George Street being known as ‘the suburbs’.
Nowadays Hastings Old Town is buzzing with creativity and is a hot spot for artists with The Jerwood gallery conveniently located on the Stade which host many outdoor events. Oozing with unique shops, bars and cafes along with restaurants a plenty, the Old Town regularly has festivals and music events all year round. Within a 5-minute walk along the level promenade is Hastings town centre and main line station with direct links to London, Brighton and Ashford.
34a is situated on the eastern side of the High Street, a little north of midway between Courthouse Street and Roebuck Street and approximately 100metres north-east of St. Clements church.
The Property: The Granary: Five Bedroom Terraced Period Property
This Grade II Listed property originating from the 15th or early 16th century along the High Street will impress those prospective buyers looking for a historic medieval ‘hall house’ which has been sympathetically improved over recent years. Early 18 century front with an earlier 17 century building with featured Stuccoed chamfered quoins front, steep-pitched tile roof with gable ends and two old gabled dormers to the front. The interior, offering a superb 45 foot living room with exceptional features including the winding staircase and exposed timber on show, offers a first class example of historic features.
The extensive open fire place with exposed brick and cast iron duck’s nest fireplace is inviting and cosy with the exposed floor boards ensuring the same appeal is set throughout the house. The 22’ kitchen/dining room which offers access to the side courtyard garden is generous in size and offers a bright double aspect.
The interesting split over floor plan invites you into all five bedrooms spread over the two additional floors, all bedrooms offer a unique appeal slightly different to one another. Viewing the property from the front, the spacious accommodation of utmost character is certainly not apparent, viewing is highly recommended.
The accommodation of interesting split-level floor plan has gas central heating installed.
Front door leading into;
EXTENSIVE RECEPTION ROOM: 45` x 11`09 (13.73m x 3.59m) Exposed beams and brickwork, original plasterwork, cast iron radiators, feature fireplace, nice sash windows to the front elevation giving views over the High Street, exposed wooden flooring, ceiling light, generous array of wall lights, rear casement window offering views over the rear courtyard garden and up to the East Hill and funicular railway, cast iron radiator, extremely large inglenook cast iron fireplace with exposed brick surround and base, chimney hood, side aspect sash window offering light throughout the day. Extremely rare to find a room of this length with a ceiling height in places of 13`10 (4.22m).
Part glazed stripped wooden door leading to a few steps down to;
KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: 22’3” x 12’7” (6.78m x 3.83m) Part stripped wooden flooring, part quarry tiled floor, door giving access to the side courtyard garden, secondary door to garden, sash window to side, further sash window to the right side. Natural brick walling, open fireplace with oak mantelpiece, generous range of natural mellow pine fitted cabinets with tiled worktops, inset 1½ bowl sink unit, mixer tap, 4-burner gas hob, eye level oven, wine rack, refrigerator, freezer, five spotlights, two radiators, brass wall lights, door to garden.
SIDE COURTYARD: 37`11 x 5`07 (11.57m x 1.70m) Access via kitchen, rear gate, patio giving sunshine first thing in the morning, fencing, storage shed to the rear.
UTILITY ROOM: Oak latch vestry door, gas fired boiler, plumbing for washing machine.
SHOWER ROOM: White bathroom suite, shower tray, hand-made wash basin, tiled surrounds, radiator.
SEPARATE WATER CLOSET: With corner hand basin, fully tiled walls, radiator.
Beautifully designed exposed wooden staircase leading up to the;
FIRST FLOOR GALLERIED LANDING: Exposed wooden flooring, on three different levels, giving access to the front and rear bedrooms, staircase leading up to second floor, views over the balcony to the ground floor. Oak period style balustrade.
MASTER BEDROOM: 14` x 12`06 (4.29m x 3.82m) Period door, carpeted, cast iron radiator, sash window overlooking the front aspect giving views of the High Street, feature fireplace with wooden mantelpiece, picture rail, ceiling light, built-in storage cupboard with worktop and shelving above.
BEDROOM TWO: 15`06 x 13`08 (4.75m x 4.17m) Carpeted, shelving, exposed beams, tongue & groove wood panelling with feature cast iron fireplace, wooden mantlepiece surround, radiator, large triple casement window giving beautiful triple aspect windows, view to East Hill, this room intercommunicating and split level from Bedroom 3, wall lights, ceiling spotlights, door leading into;
BEDROOM THREE: 18`06 x 11`10 (5.66m x 3.61m) Down a couple of steps, carpeted, double aspect casement windows, double length cast iron radiator, stunning feature surrounded by a wooden bannister, sash window to the side aspect and views down to the kitchen through a light window in the floor, stripped tongue & groove wooden panelling to the ceiling, built-in storage wardrobes, array of wall lights, access into;
EN-SUITE BATHROOM OR FAMILY BATHROOM: Panelled bath with tiled splashback, pedestal hand basin, casement window with amazing views up to the East Hill Country Park and over the Old Town, low level W.C., further window to the side aspect, short double cast iron radiator, built-in laundry cupboard housing immersion tank and shelving, access to loft.
Spiral wooden staircase up to;
SECOND FLOOR LANDING: Exposed wooden floorboards, two small windows either end with views out over the rooftops.
BEDROOM FOUR: 11`05 x 9`07 (3.50m x 2.94m) Restricted head height in areas. Original wooden panelled door, exposed pitch roof with exposed wooden beams, stripped wooden flooring, radiator, casement window to front aspect giving views over the Old Town and up to the West Hill through dormer window, various power points.
BEDROOM FIVE: 14`10 x 12`05 (4.52m x 3.79m) Double size, exposed chimney breast with open roof space exposing the wooden beams, carpeted, various character features including cast iron radiator below the casement dormer window, mezzanine level with restricted head height, ceiling lights.
Total Floor Area: 2195 Sq Ft
Best Time to View: Morning, 10—12
VIEWING BY APPOINTMENT WITH JOHN BRAY & SONS, HASTINGS, 01424 421544
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High Street, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 3ER - High St, Hastings TN34 3ER, UK
High Street, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 3ER - High St, Hastings TN34 3ER, UK