Situated on 5 acres of beautiful communal gardens and woodland, this historic building once known as ‘Hazelhurst’, previously a convalescent home for those in the printing industry, is situated off The Ridge, Hastings. For sale within this building is a ground floor two bedroom luxurious flat with exceptional views to the south.
The vendor has offered this property chain free.
The Location: Stonestile Lane, Hastings/Westfield
Stonestile (or Stone Stile) Lane that runs inland from The Ridge by the new Conquerors March pub, giving access to Westfield village. The property is easily accessed from main routes out of Hastings and offers good transport links to nearby shops if required. If you are after quieter countryside living then this property is right for you, however do not rule out its short distance to Ore village and Hastings town centre.
The Property: Two Bedroom Ground Floor Flat & 5 Acres of Communal Gardens
A large private residence, Hazelhurst, dating from the mid 1800’s had been taken over in 1926 by the National Union of Printing and Paper Workers. Hazelhurst remained empty for some years until it was converted into a dozen apartments and the whole complex renamed Hazel Court. Hazel Court has numerous large flats split over three floors, all flats share the 5 acres of gardens and woodlands which is a extremely rare asset. This particular property has an attractive large archway entrance giving private access, the floor plan comprises of a large sitting/dining room to the rear elevation offering spectacular views to the far distance (Rye/Camber). Furthermore, the flat has a modern high quality kitchen, two double bedrooms and a hallway which is exceptionally pleasing to the eye. The vendor(s) is offering the property chain free and the flat comes with a share of the freehold and off road parking.
The accommodation is arranged with approximate room sizes as follows:
Beautifully crafted large curved front door matching the period of the house into;
ENTRANCE PORCH: This flat has its own private entrance to the building with a beautiful archway giving a large porch area, pitched roof, period style tiled flooring in immaculate condition, timber built frame, beautiful original exposed stonework, stained glass window offering an additional feature.
ENTRANCE VESTIBULE: Quarry tiled floor, coconut matting, radiator, arched alcove above, shelf ledge, ceiling light, period coving, part glazed door giving access to;
ENTRANCE HALLWAY: Carpeted, hand crafted built-in storage cupboards along one wall with shelving above, further trunk storage, storage cupboard, further shelving around the doorway leading into;
SITTING ROOM/DINING ROOM: 18`01 x 16`08 (5.53m x 5.10m) Carpeted, large room with beautiful features including ceiling rose and coving, ceiling light, further archways giving access to bedrooms, large sash window offering plenty of light in the afternoon overlooking the small front gated private courtyard, modern wood burner with period style wooden mantelpiece, built-in matching storage shelving to the left hand side of the chimney breast, further storage shelves to the right hand side, large bay original sash windows, a great area for a dining table, with magnificent far reaching views over to Lydd and Camber, ceiling light, double length radiator.
KITCHEN: 8`10 x 6`06 (2.69m x 2.00m) Fitted kitchen with a range of matching base and wall units, one glass fronted, large larder cupboard, beautiful granite worktop, granite splashback, ceramic sink with mixer tap, tiled flooring, integrated Bosch oven with Bosch integrated microwave above, space for tall fridge freezer, various power points, ceiling light.
MASTER BEDROOM: 16`04 x 8`06 (5.00m x 2.59m) Double room, carpeted, large sash window to the rear aspect offering pleasant views over the 5 acres of communal land, mature trees and views to Camber and Lydd, built-in storage cupboards either side of the chimney breast, further built-in storage cupboard, radiator.
BEDROOM TWO: 15`09 x 7`02 (4.81m x 2.20m) Double room, carpeted, radiator, ceiling light, two separate sash windows offering a pleasant outlook over the front gardens, radiator below, built-in vanity unit with sink inset, tiled splashback, mirror above, ceiling light.
BATHROOM: Tiled flooring, beautiful bathroom suite comprising ‘P’ shaped bath with period style mixer tap and mains controlled shower head and attachment, tiled surround, glass shower screen, hand basin with mixer tap, built-in vanity unit below, radiator, sash window with secondary glazing, concealed cistern dual flush W.C., built-in storage cupboard, waste basket, tall heated towel rail, Worcester Bosch combination boiler, built in shelving, utility cupboard with space and plumbing for a washing machine, shelving above, further storage cupboard for storing laundry, ceiling light operated by pulley cord.
PRIVATE COURTYARD: To the left hand side of the porch through a wrought iron gate, concrete pavement, great half covered area for logs or outside storage.
OFF STREET PARKING: No allocated spaces, on a first come first served basis, always parking available for residents and guests, very quiet residence.
LEASE LENGTH: 999 Years from 1999
SERVICE CHARGE: £120PCM
MANAGEMENT: The Residents
COUNCIL TAX BAND: C
£215,000 Share of Freehold
VIEWING BY APPOINTMENT WITH JOHN BRAY & SONS, HASTINGS, 01424 421544
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Stonestile Lane, Hastings, TN35 4PE
Stonestile Lane, Hastings, TN35 4PE