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1 bedroom apartment for sale

Wilbury Road, HOVE, BN3

Sold STC £187,500

Property Description

Key features

  • BN3
  • peaceful living
  • 459 SQ. FT
  • Willett Estate Conservation Area
  • West facing balcony
  • Residents Permit Zone N

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

peaceful living |


This property is for over 55's only.


This smart one bedroom flat resides in Harwood Court; a high quality development of sheltered apartments, designed for the over 55s who want to live independently, but with the peace of mind of a secure and social environment brings. These attractive buildings are located just north of Church Road, just seconds from a plethora of shops and restaurants, and just minutes from some of the cleanest beaches on the coast. There’s also a residents’ lounge and library, plus 24 hour alarm systems in every room, and this fourth floor flat has a delightful balcony with sea views.


In brief:


Style: 4th floor flat in a retirement development


Bedrooms: 1 double


Living rooms: 1 spacious


Area: 459 SQ. FT ; 42.7 SQ.M


Outside: West facing balcony


Location: Willett Estate Conservation Area


Parking: Residents Permit Zone N


Why you’ll like it:


There are a wonderful variety of architectural styles in the properties which lie in this tree lined road, leading down to the sea, and this one bedroom apartment is in a noted purpose built block, designed 1947 by Denman & Son for the Royal Masonic Benevolent Institution. It sits in manicured grounds and has a red brick facade with bow windows, and you approach through secure key fob entry doors to the right. The building has undergone a major refurbishment in recent years, and internally there are wide, well lit hallways, with plush carpets underfoot, and there’s a comfortable and tranquil lounge, with garden views on the ground floor that you pass en route to the lift. This takes you to the fourth floor where your door is clearly marked down the corridor on the right.


Inside you are welcomed into a wide entrance hall with hooks for coats and space for a sideboard. From here you can see straight through into the kitchen ahead which has a western wall that is almost entirely glazed, with a door leading out to a semi circular balcony from which there are lovely city views. The kitchen units run along two walls, and are cream in a Shaker style, and below the pale granite effect surfaces there’s space and plumbing for a washing machine as well as a slimline dishwasher. There’s also space for a tall fridge freezer and the oven is conveniently placed in tower for ease.


The bathroom is next door to the right and is as immaculate as the kitchen with a laminate wood floor in warm tones to complement the white suite, and tall shower which has been fitted with a handrail for extra stability.


The living room is to the left from the hall, and is a generous size with space for a dining table as well as sofas and chairs. It is a warm and homely room with calico cream walls and a dusky coral carpet which flows from here into the bedroom for continuity. The westerly window has a deep sill for ornaments, and this sheds a lovely light into the room in the afternoon and evening. The bedroom is next door and shares the same restful palette and orientation as the lounge. It has a wall of built in wardrobes in light wood, which also include a chest of drawers, and there’s ample space for a large double bed and side tables, plus room to manoeuvre around them. Every room has an alarm cord, so should you require any assistance, help can be at hand in an instant.


The flat is finished to a high standard, so you can move straight in, and start enjoying the benefits of living in a luxury apartment in a fantastic and vibrant location.


Bear in mind:


This apartment doesn’t come with a parking space, but there are several bus stops at the bottom of the road which take you through the city and beyond should you chose to be car free.


Owner’s secret


“This is a wonderfully friendly building to live in, and you feel so well looked after - it’s more like being in a hotel than just at home, and there’s so much to do so close by.”


Where it is:


Shops: Local 1 min walk, city centre 8 min bus ride


Train Station: Hove Stations 6 min walk


Seafront or Park: Hove Lawns and Seafront 5 min walk


Closest Schools:


Primary:  Brunswick Primary, Hove Primary School


Secondary: Hove Park, Blatchington Mill, Cardinal Newman RC


Private: Brighton College



This homely flat is beautifully situated in a popular area with lots of local shops and the beach on your doorstep. The city centre shopping districts and parks are also within easy reach, and this house also offers easy access to Hove Station which has direct and fast links to the airports and London.




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Added on Rightmove:
09 May 2016

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