Beds: 4Baths: 4
A rare and exciting opportunity to acquire this seven bedroom, three reception room, Victorian period double fronted extended detached home, offering substantial gardens, attached ‘annex’ living accommodation and off road parking for several cars.
The Location: St Helens Park Road, Hastings (Blacklands Area)
Originally the Blacklands area was rural land owned by the Frewen Family, known as the Blacklands Farm Estate. The land was almost entirely rural and adjoined the Kite’s Nest Farm, Ore Valley Fields and the large wooded area known as St Helen’s Park. At present, St Helens Woods which is up the road from the property offers 104 beautiful acres situated in the heart of historic Hastings at the foot of the High Weald. St Andrews Spa Chalybeat and Lixiviate Spring where discovered by Thomas Ross in St Helen’s Park Road and developed commercially.
Located near the bottom of St. Helens Park Road within walking distance to Alexandra Park, offering the most tranquil setting, the property is in within a convenient reach of local attractions including the award winning pier, popular Alexander Park and Hastings Old Town. Within 0.7miles of the property the main line Hastings train station can be found, offering direct rail links to London and Brighton. For families, 9 primary schools are within a mile radius of the property and sporting and recreational facilities are within walking distance.
The Property: Seven Bedroom Detached Victorian Property with attached ‘Annex’
Brick built with a double fronted bay, displaying some of the finest Victorian features, this detached luxurious property is generous in size with seven bedrooms to offer and three reception rooms, along with over an acre of land which includes an outdoor swimming pool and off road parking for several cars.
The property has a self contained attached annex, offering the ideal living space for a family member or to use as an income. The six bright bedrooms upstairs are all of a good size and split over two ‘wings’ of the house, the largest is 16ft in length. The three reception rooms downstairs provide opportune space, one room leading out onto the rear garden through beautiful French doors. This Victorian period property provides an attractive front sat back from the road. Inside, the luxurious interior is also elegant and characterful.
The accommodation is arranged with approximate room sizes as follows:
Front door leading into;
GRAND ENTRANCE VESTIBULE: Fitted coconut matting, dado rail, ceiling light, space for coats and shoes, large stripped wooden half glazed door giving access to the;
GRAND RECEPTION HALLWAY: Stripped wooden flooring, radiator, dado rail, further radiator, ceiling light, feature coving, carpeted staircase leading up to first floor, understairs storage accessed by two stripped wooden doors, thermostat.
DINING ROOM: 19`03 x 13` (5.87m x 3.98m) Stripped wooden period door, stripped wooden flooring, beautiful double glazed bay window to front aspect overlooking the garden and parking, several radiators around the room, dado rail, picture rail, period mouldings and ceiling rose, beautiful period open fireplace with tiled surround, marble mantelpiece, various power points, high skirting boards.
SNUG: 11`04 x 11`01 (3.46m x 3.40m) Double glazed windows to the front aspect, stripped wooden flooring, radiators, period cast iron fireplace and surround, high skirting boards, feature period mouldings, floral ceiling rose, two double glazed windows providing plenty of light.
SITTING ROOM: 19`03 x 11`07 (5.88m x 3.53m) Continuous stripped wooden flooring, radiators, ample period features including beautiful period archway leading out to the garden, moulded coving, picture rail, built-in shelving and painted storage cupboards, cast iron Victorian fireplace with marble mantelpiece, ceiling rose and ceiling light, further ceiling light, coloured glass sash window to the side aspect, double glazed double doors providing access to rear garden.
DOWNSTAIRS BATHROOM: 10`11 x 8`09 (3.35m x 2.69m) Tiled flooring, part tiled walls, built-in spa bath with shower attachment, wall controls, tiled surround, period style hand basin with mixer tap, low level W.C., built-In storage cupboard with shelving, heated towel rail, extractor fan, double glazed window, wall spotlights, ceiling light, second heated towel rail.
Stripped period wooden door into;
SECOND HALLWAY: Storage cupboards, shelving, ceiling light. Part glazed wooden painted door leading down steps into attached self contained annex;
SIDE ENTRANCE HALLWAY: Giving access to both sides of the garden, stripped wooden parquet flooring, built-in cupboard housing combination boiler, large stripped wooden front door with separate lock which provides access to a possible self contained studio/annexe.
SELF CONTAINED ATTACHED ANNEX
KITCHENETTE: 14`06 x 13`06 (4.44m x 4.14m) Stainless steel sink with mixer tap, draining board, shelving above, parquet flooring, four double glazed windows providing plenty of light and dual aspect out over the garden, period features including picture rail, feature coving, ceiling light, two radiators, various power points, chimney breast.
SHOWER ROOM: Continuous wooden flooring, large corner shower with mixer controls, shower head, tiled splashback, low level dual flush W.C., vanity hand basin with mixer tap, mirror, part tiled walls, double glazed window to the side aspect, ceiling light.
N.B. There is separate access to this self contained area, so potential use for additional family member or to be rented out as a studio flat, with some development.
KITCHEN: 11`09 x 10`06 (3.58m x 3.21m) Wood effect flooring, matching fitted kitchen to three walls with range of base and wall units, marble effect granite work surface, matching tiled splashback, integrated dishwasher, further wall units with glass fronted doors, integrated twin electric oven, conductor hob, various power points, matching fitted wall units, integrated fridge and freezer, storage cupboard above, circular wash basin with mixer tap, double glazed window to rear aspect providing views out over the garden, double length radiator, ceiling light.
Carpeted staircase with a period mahogany wood bannister leading up to;
FIRST FLOOR HALF LANDING: Double glazed window to side aspect, radiator below.
W.C.: Painted wooden floorboards, low level W.C., hand basin, radiator, dado rail, ceiling light, small sash window to the side aspect.
Steps up to;
HALLWAY: Carpeted, two ceiling lights, double length radiator, feature coving, period picture rail, double glazed window to front aspect providing views out over the Blacklands area of Hastings, loft hatch providing access to a converted loft.
MASTER BEDROOM: 15`09 x 11`06 (4.83m x 3.52m) Period stripped wooden door, wooden floorboards, radiator, wall length built-in storage cupboards, panelled battened ceiling, ceiling rose, double glazed tilt n turn window providing views onto the rear garden.
BEDROOM TWO: 16`07 x 13`02 (5.08m x 3.99m) Stripped wooden flooring, radiator, period features including high skirting boards, picture rail, feature coving, two double glazed windows with arched features to the outside providing views over St. Helens Park Road and up to the West Hill, various power points.
BEDROOM THREE: 11`08 x 11`02 (3.57m x 3.41m) Period stripped wooden door, stripped wooden flooring, picture rail, radiator, two double glazed windows with arched features to the outside.
FAMILY BATHROOM: 10`09 x 7`08 (3.30m x 2.36m) Recently refurbished, stripped wooden door, tiled flooring, tongue & groove panelled walls, double glazed window to the rear, free standing clawfoot roll top bath with period style mixer tap and shower attachment, upright period style towel rail with chrome surround, low level W.C., his and hers period style pedestal hand basins with matching mirrors above, three wall lights, walk-in shower with glass shower screen, tiled splashback, mains operated mixer controls with shower attachment, large shower head, ceiling light.
BEDROOM FOUR: 12` x 10`11 (3.67m x 3.34m) Currently used as a utility area, exposed floorboards, radiator, double glazed window to rear aspect providing views to the side of the house, panelled battened ceiling, ceiling light, combination boiler, various power points.
CONVERTED ATTIC SPACE: 5.51m x 5.03m (18’1 x 16’6) – Laddered access from the landing, a generously proportioned space with four independent velux windows to front,side and rear with elevated townscape views, four access points for deep eaves storage, currently boarded with power points, beam and ceiling spotlights.
Steps up to rear wing hallways with two double glazed windows offering plenty of light to the side aspect, feature period coving.
BEDROOM FIVE: 11`05 x 10`07 (3.48m x 3.25m) Carpeted, double glazed window to side aspect, panelled ceiling, ceiling light, dado rail, built-in storage wardrobe and chest of drawers, radiator.
BEDROOM SIX: 14`06 x 12`0` (4.44m x 3.70m) Period stripped wooden door, carpeted, radiator, period cast iron fireplace and wooden mantelpiece with period design, double glazed window to the rear aspect with views over the south facing rear garden, double length radiator.
REAR GARDEN: Substantial in size, access to both sides of the house through gated access, tarmac area providing access to the dwelling at the back, large lawned area with small pond, storage shed, further concreted area to the other side of the house, large wooden shed which could be converted into a studio, mature shrubs and trees, fencing to both sides of the garden.
Few steps up to;
PATIO AREA: Swimming pool, storage shed, further patio area, lawned area, the garden extends to another 30` and has a number of various trees.
FRONT GARDEN: Large area tarmac area for off road parking to the front of the property for at several cars, providing access to St. Helens Park Road, various trees and raised flower beds.
VIEWING BY APPOINTMENT WITH JOHN BRAY & SONS, HASTINGS, 01424 421544
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St. Helen’s Park Road, Hastings, TN34 2JJ - St Helen's Park Rd, Hastings TN34 2JJ, UK
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