Setting this property apart from many others, is the distinctive classy tone it amplifies. This detached Victorian villa is over 2500 Sq Ft offering five spacious bedrooms, two reception rooms and a stand out open plan kitchen/dining/lounge spanning the width of the house. Furthermore, this property offers east & west facing gardens and off road parking for 3 cars or more.
The Location: Blacklands Area, St. Helens Park Road
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 within 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: Double Fronted Victorian Villa
Set slightly back from St. Helens Park Road with an elevated position, ‘grand’ steps leading up to the front door with mature front gardens and invaluable off road parking for 3 cars or more. Looking at the front elevation, the two bay windows take centre stage with some beautiful period architecture and design setting the scene. Once inside the property you enter an alternative unique environment with classy decoration, the large floor space then becomes apparent when you enter each of the three reception rooms.
Having been a family home for many years, the property offers five bedrooms including the master suite with en-suite shower room and walk in dressing room. Furthermore, the property is bright and airy upstairs with plenty of sash windows around the house. The fixtures and fittings are modern and luxurious, suited to this exceptional property. The garden to the rear has been landscaped and now offers fantastic outside dining and entertaining options, private and not overlooked. The accommodation is arranged with approximate room sizes as follows:
Front door leading into;
LARGE ENTRANCE HALLWAY: Painted floorboards, radiator, beautiful opening with glass panel period feature overhead, carpeted staircase leading up to first floor, large understairs storage cupboard, access to all rooms.
RECEPTION ROOM ONE: Painted floorboards, beautiful large original sash bay windows overlooking the front garden, bringing plenty of light from a westerly aspect, beautiful character features including cast iron fireplace with surround, feature coving, picture rail, ceiling rose, radiator.
RECEPTION ROOM TWO: Painted floorboards, large original sash bay window to the front elevation bringing plenty of natural light, cast iron fireplace with wooden mantelpiece, double length radiator, door giving access to separate room to the rear, feature coving and picture rail, ceiling rose, door giving access to;
RECEPTION ROOM THREE: Double glazed sash window to the side elevation, painted floorboards, ceiling light, small library area, door giving access to;
DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM: Matching floorboards, dual flush W.C., double glazed sash window above, ceiling light, cloakroom sink unit with mixer tap, mosaic tiled splashback, storage below.
Part glazed double doors leading into;
KITCHEN/DINER & GARDEN ROOM: Matching painted floorboards, fitted kitchen with sparkle effect granite worktops, various matching base and wall storage cupboards, two integrated AEG electric ovens, AEG integrated microwave and hotplate, space for American style fridge freezer, middle island with matching worktop, stainless steel twin sink unit with mixer tap, plenty of storage, integrated Beko dishwasher, breakfast bar with enough space for three stools, ceiling light, AEG hob and extractor hood, subway vintage style tiled splashback, undercounter lighting, large space for dining area with enough space for large table and chairs, feature fireplace surround, floor to ceiling bay window with double glazed French doors leading out onto the rear garden.
LOUNGE AREA: Two separate upright radiators, painted floorboards, separate access to the garden through wood effect double glazed French doors, bi-folding doors giving access to;
UTILITY ROOM: Painted floorboards, ceiling light, Butler sink with mixer tap, Worcester combination boiler, large Worcester Bosch unvented hot water cylinder, thermostat, fuse box, UPVC double glazed door giving access to the side of the house.
Carpeted staircase with period bannister leading up to;
FIRST FLOOR HALF LANDING: Further steps up to;
FIRST FLOOR LANDING: Plenty of space, painted floorboards, access to loft.
MASTER BEDROOM: Beautiful double glazed sash bay window with pleasant views over St. Helens Park Road, painted floorboards, radiator, ceiling light, character features including cast iron fireplace with painted wooden mantelpiece, substantial room with a separate dressing room, large space with continuous painted floorboards, built-in wardrobes with lots of hanging space, ceiling light, radiator, sash window to side aspect bringing plenty of light.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: Continuous painted floorboards, walk-in shower with glass side, tiled splashback to two walls, mains operated shower head with shower attachment and controls, vanity unit with mixer tap and storage drawers, chrome heated towel rail, dual flush low level W.C., ceiling light, extractor fan, sash window to the front aspect.
BEDROOM 2: Painted floorboards, radiator, ceiling light, period features including beautiful bay with sash windows, a pleasant outlook, cast iron fireplace with matching surround.
BEDROOM 3: Painted floorboards, feature coving, two separate sash windows to the side aspect, cast iron fireplace with marble surround, radiator.
BEDROOM 4: Double room, double glazed sash window overlooking the garden to the easterly aspect, painted floorboards, radiator, nice feature coving, period cast iron fireplace with built-in mirror surround.
BEDROOM 5: Double room, painted floorboards throughout, ceiling light, single sash window offering a pleasant outlook to the rear garden, radiator, exposed brick inset.
FAMILY BATHROOM: Matching painted floorboards, sash window to the rear aspect with pleasant view out over the rear garden, single sash window to the side giving a double aspect, tiling to one wall, high ceiling, radiator, chrome heated towel rail, free standing bath with free standing mixer tap and shower attachment, large double walk-in shower with glass surround, mains operated shower head attachment and mixer controls, inset shelving, bespoke sink unit with mixer tap, marble worktop, mirror with lighting above, dual flush low level W.C., ceiling light.
FRONT GARDEN: Steps leading up to front door giving a beautiful entrance way with mature garden either side in front of the two bays, Victorian period tiles on display. To the right side of the house there is a driveway giving invaluable off road parking for 3 or more cars.
REAR GARDEN: Accessed via the lounge/dining area, pebbled outside entertaining area, space for table and chairs and a beautiful spot to enjoy the sunshine all afternoon, outside lighting, raised garden bed with wooden sleeper retaining wall, plenty of mature plants and trees. Further two tiered areas with raised garden beds, further lawned seating area, useful area for storage. Access into the utility room, steps leading up to a patio area with trellis above, shaded area for outside seating and dining. To the other side of the house there is access to the front of the property, raised garden bed, pathway leading to front gate, very secure garden with wooden fencing and brick wall surround.
COUNCIL TAX BAND: D
TOTAL FLOOR AREA: 2,542 Sq Ft (236.1 Sq Mt)
VIEWING BY APPOINTMENT WITH JOHN BRAY & SONS, HASTINGS, 01424 421544
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St. Helens Park Road, Hastings, TN34 2ER
St. Helens Park Road, Hastings, TN34 2ER