Beds: 5Baths: 3Sq Ft: 2195
Offering five spacious bedrooms and three reception rooms, ample period features throughout, a large converted basement, off road parking for three cars or more and a large south facing rear garden all make up this stunning detached Victorian Villa located in a great area near Alexandra Park and the main line train station.
Property Location: Laton Road, Blacklands Area
Built upon rural land owned by the Frewen Family, known as the Blacklands Farm Estate, this property sits half way down Elphinstone Road. Also, historically known as ‘paradise’, the Blacklands area is a friendly, family orientated neighbourhood with popular local schools within walking distance; Blacklands Primary School (Outstanding Ofsted). The Hastings main line train station, offering direct links to London and Brighton can be reached within 2 minutes by car or 20 minutes by foot. The 109 acre Alexandra Park which has large lawns and wildlife ponds can be walked within 15 minutes; the park is known for its on-going events and St. Helens Woods. For shopping, restaurants and cafés, the new & old town of Hastings can be reached along the seafront.
The Property: Detached Victorian Villa
Offering stunning views across Hastings passed Alexandra Park, this substantial five/six bedroom detached Victorian Villa offers the most sympathetic modern interior complimenting the period features throughout. Downstairs, access to the basement is available which is a usable space giving separate access at the rear to the garden. Furthermore, 3 reception rooms provide ample space to enjoy ’luxury’ living and a modern fitted kitchen looks out onto the rear garden.
Upstairs, accessed via the original Victorian staircase, five bedrooms offers views to the front and rear. The bedrooms are all doubles and two offer en-suite bathrooms. To the front, off road parking is available for 3 or more cars and to the rear a well-established garden offers a south facing aspect with the addition of a raised decked area.
The well presented accommodation is arranged with approximate room sizes as follows:
GROUND FLOOR: entrance porch, original panelled door.
ENTRANCE VESTIBULE: bleached pine floorboards, anaglypta, dado rail, moulded plaster cornice, half glazed inner door with etched glass lion design, patterned glass inserts.
ENTRANCE HALL: 20`7 x 19`6 (6.28m x 5.95m) T-shaped, fine Victorian staircase with turned wood spindles, curving hardwood handrail and cast iron newel post, continuous bleached pine floorboards, anaglypta, dado rail, cornice mouldings, ceiling rose, double radiator walk-in utility cupboard, fitted cupboards and worktop, pine wall shelves, recessed downlighters, patterned glass door to enclosed side access path.
CLOAKROOM: contemporary white suite close coupled W.C., rectangular hand basin, chromium mixer tap, blue vitreous tiled surround, travertine effect floor tiling, patterned glass double glazed window, exposed timber beam.
DRAWING ROOM: 24` x 13`3 (7.32m x 4.04m) tiled fireplace and hearth with Carrera marble mantelpiece, deep skirting boards, two double radiators, picture rail, deep plaster cornice, large sash bay window to front elevation, view to Blacklands church belfry, continuous bleached pine floorboards, sash window to side elevation, matching brass wall lights and chandelier, twin Victorian panelled doors into:
DINING ROOM: 22` x 14`9 (6.72m x 4.51m) traditional open grate fireplace with superb cast iron ornate mantelpiece with classical figures, fruit and foliage, matching fender, double radiator, deep skirting boards, picture rail, fine moulded cornice, matching brass wall lights and chandeliers, large original ceiling rose, due south facing double glazed bay window, wooded views to the Castle, bleached pine floorboards, doorway to:
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 20` x 17`3 (6.09m x 5.27m) due south facing double glazed windows and door to garden, treetop views, generous range of bespoke solid wood traditional cabinets with maple worktops, twin bowl Butler vitreous china sink, chromium mixer tap, Smeg six burner two oven range cooker, De Dietrich integrated dishwasher, double radiator, travertine effect floor tiling, matchboarded ceiling, three pendant lights, quadruple spotlight, birch topped island, breakfast bar unit with integral storage, period patterned glass door to entrance hall.
STUDY: 13`3 x 13`1 (4.05m x 4.01m) double radiator, picture rail, bleached pine floorboards, two large sash windows to front elevation, view to Blacklands Church belfry.
FIRST FLOOR: fine period staircase up galleried landing, moulded cornice, anaglypta, dado rail, sash window, bleached pine floorboards, fully tiled former shower room.
CLOAKROOM: W.C., wash basin, rectangular mirror, double radiator, fully tiled walls, shaver socket, sash window, hatches to storage spaces.
MASTER BEDROOM 1: 17`4 x 13`9 (5.29m x 4.20m) double radiator, picture rail, moulded cornice and battened ceiling, double glazed bay window to south elevation, extensive treetop views to West Hill and Hastings Castle, door to:
EN-SUITE LUXURY BATHROOM: P shaped panelled bath with electric shower over and curved shower screen, wash basin, chromium mixer taps, generous fitted store cupboards, central mirror, shaver socket, recessed downlighter, close coupled W.C., fully tiled walls, chromium heated towel rail, double glazed patterned glass window, triple spotlight.
BEDROOM 2: 15`5 x 12`5 (4.72m x 3.80m) L-shaped, radiator, coved ceiling, south facing double glazed window, extensive treetop views to West Hill and Hastings Castle.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: fully tiled walls, shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin, bevelled mirror, close coupled W.C., triple spotlight, radiator, extractor fan, shaver socket.
BEDROOM 3: 14`7 x 12` (4.45m x 3.68m) radiator, sash window to front elevation, rooftop view to church belfry.
BEDROOM 4: 12`6 x 11`10 (3.82m x 3.63m) radiator, sash window to front elevation, rooftop view to church belfry.
BEDROOM 5: 13`9 x 10` (4.21m x 3.07m) radiator, moulded cornice, cast iron period fireplace, sash window.
BATHROOM: double ended roll top bath, pedestal chromium mixer tap with shampoo spray, pedestal wash basin, chromium heated towel rail, panelled effect wall, sash window, Venetian blind, travertine effect floor tiling.
LOWER GROUND FLOOR: half glazed door from hall, staircase down. 32` x 28` (9.75m x 8.53m) overall measurement plus store room. Divided into main area and three store rooms, power points, striplighting, twin double glazed casement doors to garden, two windows to east elevation, modern Glow Worm condensing gas boiler, insulated hot water cylinder with immersion heater.
BASEMENT: Part converted large space under the house, offering access to the garden. Potentially could be divided into three large rooms, one currently home to the boiler and water tank. Windows to one side giving natural light, this space could be a large kitchen/breakfast room or even a separate one bedroom flat to let.
OUTSIDE: Front paved forecourt with parking for 4/5 cars. Large rear south facing garden with original stone tread steps with cast iron balustrade down from kitchen. Extensive sun terrace with ribbed decking and turned wood balustrade, water tap, extensive lawn with well stocked shrub borders, golden privet, profusion of spring bulbs, rose trees, cruciform paths, rhododendrons, camellia, ground cover foliage, holly tree, ivy, hydrangea, old tree stumps, southerly aspect, dappled shade, barbecue.
TOTAL FLOOR AREA: 2540 square feet (236 square metres).
Offers in excess of £725,000 FREEHOLD
VIEWING BY APPOINTMENT WITH JOHN BRAY & SONS, HASTINGS, 01424 421544
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Laton Road, Hastings, TN34 2ES - Laton Rd, Hastings TN34 2ES, UK
Laton Road, Hastings, TN34 2ES - Laton Rd, Hastings TN34 2ES, UK