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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Little Common Road, Bexhill on Sea, East Sussex

Guide Price £1,250,000

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Tenure: Freehold

A unique and beautifully designed detached residence of enormous character and quality, built in 1928 with very spacious and flexible accommodation and set well back from the road in about 1.2 acre. The property boasts a wealth of character features including a fine oak staircase, timbering and panelling (some of which is believed to have originated from a galleon ship), fine working fireplaces and stained glass leaded light windows etc. Landscaped gardens and grounds surround the property including a delightful rear garden and Yorkstone terrace. There are distant views to the South Downs and sea from some rooms.

The property has the benefit of planning permission for conversion of the house to 6 superior flats plus the erection of 8 new flats. There could also be potential for care home use (subject to planning).

Oak front door with wrought-iron furniture to oak panelled

Entrance Lobby
Understairs storage cupboard, oak stable door to

Entrance Hall
Panelled walls, latticed leaded light double doors to rear terrace, oak floorboards and radiator covers. Oak doors and joinery.

With washbasin, mosaic tiling. Door to separate WC.

Drawing Room (S & N)
23'7 x 18'3 A delightful double aspect room with deep bow window and window seating, oak wall panelling, oak flooring, fine brick inglenook fireplace with raised brick hearth and open flue, bressumer beam, shelving.

Billiard Room (S & N)
32'6 x 19' A magnificent room with ornate carved oak ceiling timbers, doubel aspect with bow window overlooking rear terrace. Open fireplace with raised brick hearth, bressumer beam, recess to side, full sized antique snooker table (negotiable).

Indoor Pool Complex
Lobby with His and Hers' changing rooms.
Wet Room Electric shower, WC, pedestal basin, Nordic sauna.
Pool Room 54'8 x 22' Heated Hypocell pool, re-tiled in blue mosaics, power and light, ventilation system, picture windows and double doors to enclosed side garden. Plant room and door to parking area.

Dining Room (S)
15'6 x 12'2 Feature fireplace, oak panelled walls and ceiling timbers, oak flooring, cupboards with linen fold design, door to Breakfast Room.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room (E, S & W)
23'2 x 17' max A light and superbly appointed room fitted with a comprehensive range of base and eye-level units with Corian and granite work surfaces, incorporating 1 bowl Corian sink unit with waste disposal, integrated dishwasher, Lacanche double oven range (gas and electric), five burner gas hob, extractor in canopy above, display shelving, oak flooring. Walk in Larder At the southern end of the kitchen is a delightful breakfast area with semi-circular multi pane bow window with window seat.

Sun Lounge (S & W)
17'11 x 14'3 Limestone flooring and underfloor heading, a light triple aspect room with picture windows to three sides, oak Venetian blinds, wood burning stove.

Lobby & Inner Hallway
French doors to terrace, and door to

Laundry/Utility Room
11'9 x 11'6 (formerly stabling) enamel sink, plumbing for appliances, fitted cupboards, door to garden.

Studio/Office 14'9 x 14' with private front door. Store Room 14' x 3'2

From the Entrance Hall a fine oak staircase with balustrading and turned newel posts rises to half landing with stained glass leaded light windows.

Main Landing
Airing cupboard, linen store.

Master Suite, Bedroom 1
17'11 x 14'3 with far reaching views over the rear garden to the sea.

En-Suite Dressing Room (S & W)18' x 9' max with an extensive range of oak floor-to-ceiling wardrobes, fireplace with decorative brickwork, walk-in panelled wardrobe. Extensive views to Pevensey Marshes and South Downs and Beachy Head.

Bedroom 2 (S, W & N)
21'4 x 11'2 Triple aspect with far reaching views to the sea, fitted window seating, cupboards.

Bathroom 1
18'4 x 8' (serving bedrooms 1 & 2) Superbly appointed with oak flooring, vanity unit incorporating 'His and Hers' washbasins with marble tops, floor to ceiling oak linen cupboards, bidet, panel enclosed bath with marble surround, WC, marble tiled shower cubicle with power shower with extractor above. Separate WC.

Bedroom 3 (S)
17'10 x 12'9 with far reaching views to the sea, brick open fireplace, bed recess. Door to

Bathroom 2 (S)
(with access from bedrooms 2 and 3) Superbly appointed with marble floor, mosaic wall tiling, deep enamel bath, wash hand basin, heated towel rail.

Bedroom 4 (S)
16'3 x 12'6 Fitted range of oak wardrobes and bedroom furniture, brick fireplace, sea views.

Bathroom 3
with mosaic marble tiling to floor and walls, enamel bath, washbasin, heated towel rail. Separate WC.

Bedroom 5 (S& E)
11'4 x 9'11 Brick fireplace, built in cupboards.

Box/Boiler Room
7'7 x 7'4 2 condensing Worcester gas fired central heating boilers, cloaks cupboard.

Secondary stairs to Half Landing. Linen cupboard.

Bedroom 6 ( & E)
12' plus bay x 12' Double aspect, built in wardrobe, oak flooring.

Shower Room
Gainsborough shower system in cubicle, washbasin, WC.

Self Contained Annexe (arranged over two floors)
GROUND FLOOR - Garden Store 11'4 x 11'2 Inner Hallway leading to Store Room 11'2 x 8'3, Wash Room/Utility Room Area with sink unit.Cloakroom with WC.
FIRST FLOOR - Eaves cupboard with hot water cylinder.Room 1 12'9 x 9'5 Radiator. Room 2 9'5 x 8'11 Kitchen 10'2 x 9'5 Radiator, cuopboard housing Ideal gas fired boiler supplying underfloor central heating for sun lounge. Bathroom Eaves storage facility, radiator.

The property is approached over a tarmacadam driveway flanked with brick pillars and with electrically operated wrought iron gates, video entryphone system, water feature and fountain and parking for numerous vehicles. The front gardens offer seclusion and privacy with conifer screening, level lawns, fern gardens and external lighting.
Detached Double Garage Pitched tiled roof, up and over door, power and lighting available. Further hardstanding adjacent and additional.
Detached Single Garage/Mower Store Accessed from the side of the house is a gated entrance to a paved Inner Courtyard with Detached Gym 32'11 x 9'10 Brick built with tiled pitched roof, power and light and water available.

The landscaped gardens to the rear of the property offer total seclusion and privacy, partially enclosed with conifer screening and close boarded fencing. There are areas of level lawn with Yorkstone pathways, delightful sunken Yorkstone rose garden, playground with Wendy House, rock pool with waterfall, fern garden and delightful Cedar tree. Further terracing with external lighting and arbour.

Property Ref:1_980_1890842

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