Beds: 3Baths: 2Sq Ft: 1474
End of Terrace
Proud to be the first built on this popular terrace, Villa Julia a Grade II Listed building will excite prospective buyers with its depth of history along with its charming character on view. The property is split over three floor with views to a south, west and easterly direction; the residence also enjoys a private garden as well as providing easy access to the Country Park.
This exceptional property is not one to be missed by buyers.
The Location: High Wickham, East Hill Country Park
This was originally named Prospect Place and was mostly built by Humphrey Wickham (a local butcher) in the 1820s. The row of houses commanded a great view and were popular with artists and writers in Victorian and Edwardian times.
The property is situated on the edge of the Hastings Old Town on high ground and approached over a no-through road in a favoured residential area on the East Hill adjoining The popular scenic country park with over 267 hectares of ancient woodland, heath land and grassland close to dramatic cliffs and coastline offering exquisite views. Most of the area has been designated a Special Area of Conservation and a site of Special Scientific Interest. The historic Old Town with its bohemian atmosphere has local amenities, independent shops and boutiques, restaurants, the Jerwood Gallery, seafront and fishing harbour is only a short stroll away. Within one mile is Hastings town centre with promenade, the White Rock Theatre, museums, cinema, mainline railway station (Offering direct links to London & Brighton), Heritage Centre, Castle and Priory Meadow Shopping Centre.
The Property: Grade II Listed, End of Terrace 3 Bedroom Residence
End of terrace, importantly remembered as the first residence to be built upon High Wickham; noted in various published journals and books, this property has the most convenient location at the start of the road.
The stylish and characterful well appointed living accommodation is arranged over three levels, with three bedrooms and two reception rooms to offer; set up however you may choose. This residence has Georgian elegance with a delightful garden, all set within a semi-rural setting. The spacious abode offers a home of much character and pleasant views over the Hastings Old Town, the property has a interesting history, all which contributes to an enchanting haven of tranquillity. Most recently, an extension to the kitchen has been built with a fine eye to detail; the extension gives further options for open plan kitchen/dining which flows nicely out onto the garden, a great space for entertaining. The property has the following features;
Private pathway with wrought iron gate, fencing, garden beds and pot plants, mature bush, leading up to wooden gate into sunny private garden. Front door with entrance lighting leading into;
ENTRANCE VESTIBULE: Tiled flooring, beautiful wooden framed window to side aspect overlooking the mature trees and landscape of the West Hill, ceiling light, shelving, step up into;
ENTRANCE HALLWAY: Part glazed stained glass wooden framed door, parquet style flooring, radiator, staircase with original bannister leading up to first floor, understairs storage cupboard.
OPEN-PLAN KITCHEN/DINER: 23`01 x 13`03 (7.04m x 4.05m) Recently extended, original pine flooring in places, large space for entertaining currently housing a dining table for seating 6 people, sash window to the side aspect overlooking the private garden, period style radiator, ceiling light, ceiling spotlights, feature coving, built-in dresser with wooden worktop, various shelves and drawers, glass fronted cabinets, archway opening into kitchen extension with continuous pine flooring, large wooden framed French doors leading out onto the private garden, large period style Velux window offering plenty of natural light, fitted kitchen with wooden worktops, various base and wall units, including large larder cupboard, Aga with tiled splashback, space and plumbing for washing machine, Butler sink with mixer tap, matching tiled splashback, space for American style fridge freezer, middle island with matching wooden worktop, also used as a breakfast bar, various power points.
BEDROOM THREE/SITTING ROOM: 13`02 x 12`06 (4.02m x 3.81m) Carpeted, original features including period coving, wooden framed sash window with fitted shutters providing privacy from the front of the property and nice views up to the West Hill, period style cast iron double length radiator.
Staircase with original bannister leading up to the;
FIRST FLOOR LANDING: Carpeted, built-in storage cupboard with original wooden doors, ceiling light, original bannister with wooden spindles, power points, pendant light, fire alarm system.
MEZZANINE FLOOR ON LANDING: Single glazed skylight, previously used as an office space.
MASTER BEDROOM: 12`7 x 11`10 into wardrobes (3.85m x 3.62m) Carpeted, skirting boards, coving, ceiling rose, ceiling lights, two large built-in wardrobes, ornate fireplace, ample power points, single glazed sash window overlooking the front elevation with views over Old Hastings down towards the sea, bespoke shutters.
FAMILY BATHROOM: 9`6 x 8`11 (2.91m x 2.73m) Engineered wood effect flooring, large single glazed frosted sash window to the rear elevation, large roll top bath with stand alone taps and shower attachment, large walk-in shower with glass surround, large mains operated shower head and shower attachments, high level W.C. with single flush, pedestal sink unit with mixer tap, towel rail under, part tiled subway tiling and wallpaper above, two built-in storage cupboards, access to loft storage, double radiator, cast iron heated towel rail, spotlights.
CLOAKROOM: Original wooden door, engineered wooden flooring, low level W.C. with single flush, wall mounted sink unit with hand rail below, subway style tiled splashback, single glazed sash window to the side elevation, small slimline radiator.
LIVING ROOM: 13`1 x 12`7 (4.10m x 3.85m) Carpeted, skirting boards, decorative cornicing, chandelier, spotlights, alcoves surrounding the fireplace, single glazed sash window to the front elevation with views over the Old Town towards the sea, bespoke shutters, large cast iron radiator, ample power points.
BEDROOM TWO: Carpeted, skirting boards, dado rail, decorative cornicing and ceiling rose, single glazed sash window overlooking the rear of the property with views towards the East Hill Country Park, bespoke shutters, cast iron radiator, ample power points, chandelier.
PRIVATE GARDEN: Substantial outside space majority laid to lawn with access via a front gate or French doors from the Kitchen/Diner, fenced surround, secluded from the road, large mature tree, outdoor storage cupboard, two small patio areas, outside tap, outside lighting, plenty of afternoon and evening sunshine.
VIEWING BY APPOINTMENT WITH JOHN BRAY & SONS, HASTINGS, 01424 421544
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High Wickham, Hastings, TN35 5PB
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