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1 bedroom flat for sale

The Drive, Hove, BN3

Sold STC £250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • BN3
  • commuter pad
  • 516 SQ.FT
  • Willett Estate CA
  • West facing sun terrace
  • Unallocated parking space or residents permit zone N

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

commuter pad | This smart one bedroom flat sits on the first floor of a modern purpose built block, just minutes from Hove Station and Seafront. It is tucked away in its own grounds behind mature trees, yet it is still very central, and is within walking distance of both Western Road and Church Road’s vibrant mix of shops, bars and restaurants. It is well presented, with good room proportions and also benefits from a covered west facing terrace and a parking space - a premium in this part of the city. Being so well located means that this flat would suit commuters, investors and professional sharers alike.



In brief:


Style: 1st floor flat in a purpose built development


Bedrooms: 1 double


Living rooms: 1 spacious


Area: 516 SQ.FT; 47.9 SQ.M


Outside: West facing sun terrace


Location: Willett Estate CA


Parking: Unallocated parking space or resident permit zone N


Why you’ll like it:


This low rise block has a smart red brick exterior, and you approach through the spacious parking area, and through double doors with a secure entry phone system, to a neat communal hallway where you can take the lift or stairs to the first floor. Once inside the apartment, there is a wide entrance hall with a deep cupboard for coats and shoes to keep the flat clutter free, and another huge, double depth storage cupboard ahead which also doubles up as a utility room.


The bathroom is first on the right, and although it is an internal room, it is well lit, well ventilated, and in fantastic decorative order with glossy wall tiles and a modern white suite with an electric shower above the bath.


Caramel carpets lead you down the hallway to the living room which is next on the left, and this is a generous room with lots of light from the west through sliding doors leading out to the balcony. This has relaxing leafy views, and can be used all year round. There’s ample space in the living room for seating as well as dining, and the kitchen is conveniently adjoined. This is fitted with shaker style units in a pale lemon, and has an integrated oven and gas hob. There is space for a tall fridge freezer, and the splashbacks are on trend in white metro brick.


The bedroom is at the end of the hall and is a sizable double with a triple free-standing wardrobe with a mirrored door to bounce the light around. This is a tranquil space, again with green views, so it is hard to believe you are so close to the city. The block itself is very quiet, so it is perfect if you work from home, and the neighbours are all friendly so you feel part of a community.


Bear in mind:



The flat currently has night storage heating, but this can easily be changed as the flat already has gas, or the could be changed for energy efficient and sleek electric wall heaters if you choose.


Owner’s secret


“This was my first home, and I have loved living here. It’s perfect for exploring the city on foot, and as a commuter it is so easy as you can be in London in just over an hour door to door.”


Where it is:


Shops: Local 2 min walk , Churchill Square 15 min walk


Train Station: Hove Station is a 3 min walk


Seafront or Park: Hove Park 5 min walk and Seafront 6 min walk


Closest Schools:


Primary:  Brunswick Primary


Secondary: Blatchington Mill, Hove Park, Cardinal Newman RC


Private: Brighton College, Windlesham Prep



This modern 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 the parks are within easy reach, and this bright apartment also offers easy access to the A23 as well as Hove Station with its regular, fast links to the airports and London.




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Added on Rightmove:
15 July 2016

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