2 bedroom apartment for saleMarine Drive, Brighton, BN2
Offers in Excess of £325,000
- cosmopolitan deco
- 827 sq ft
- Kemp Town
- Communal gardens
- parking by arrangement
Guide Price £325,000-£350,000
With open views sweeping from the sea to the Downs and a balcony from which to enjoy them, this glamorous two bedroom apartment is within one of Brighton’s most famous Art Deco landmarks. Overlooking the English Channel, this iconic block was built around a landscaped garden and opened by the Mayor in 1939. Close to the cosmopolitan Marina and local shops and cafes, the cultural heart of the city is within easy reach as are the Hospital and Law Courts and with some on- site parking and a concierge, this spacious property will pique the interest of home seekers, weekenders and investors.
Style: 1st floor apartment with lift
Living rooms: 1
Area: 827 sq ft ; 76.8 sq m
Outside: Communal gardens
Parking: By arrangement
Location: Kemp Town
Why you’ll like it:
This spacious apartment is in the west wing of this glamorous complex which has an impressive and secure entrance by the beautifully manicured gardens. The imposing lobby has two lifts, the one on the right waiting to whisk you smoothly up to the first floor and the doorway to this apartment.
Inside is an inviting hallway with big cupboards for coats and bags and it is worth heading straight into the glamorous living room to your left. Sunshine and sea views pour through the tall windows stretching the entire length of the west wall which have sills large enough to perch upon to watch the sun sets, this would also be the perfect spot in winter to admire the view as the heaters are concealed beneath them too! There is plenty of space for relaxing or entertaining in this elegantly proportioned room which has a stylish fireplace adding character as well as warmth and to your left, a broad door opens into the fabulous balcony which has a glass balustrade to maximise the glorious, open views which sweep around from the English Channel, across the thriving city and on to the encircling Downs.
Ideally placed between the living room and the master bedroom, the contemporary shower room is decorated in the colours of the sea with a chic hand basin resting on storage and there is a sumptuous heated rail for your towels. Next door, the light and airy master bedroom is a generous size where the large window brings in the sea, and with a whole wall of fitted wardrobes this restful room is all ready to move into.
Returning to the front door, central to the apartment is the guest bedroom (once for the maid) which is a good size, so ideal for sharers too, and it looks over the newly landscaped gardens at the back and up to the golf course, park and Downs.
At the end of the hallway, the bright, modern kitchen shares those open views and has plenty of white units topped by practical work surfaces. The electric hob and oven are integrated for you and there is plumbing in place for a washing machine as well as space for a tall fridge freezer, and there is no need to clutter this classically Deco black and white space up as there is also a big larder tucked away.
Bear in mind:
The yearly maintenance charge includes 24 hour security seven days a week, hot water, external maintenance to the building and seasonal background heating provided by the gas fired boiler plant.
“The living room fills with the spectacular colours of the sunsets”
Where it is:
Shops: Marina 7 minute walk, The Lanes a 5 minute cab ride
Train Station: Brighton mainline 14 minutes by bus
Seafront or park: Seafront is opposite, Golf club and park 5 minute walk
Primary: St Mark’s C of E
Private: Brighton College, The Steiner School, Roedean
Set in one of Brighton’s most glamorous locations overlooking the Marina with its fashionable shops, restaurants and leisure facilities, this apartment, suitable as a full time home or weekend retreat, is also within walking distance of the Brighton Golf Club. A ten minute stroll takes you into the stylish Kemp Town Village with its eclectic mix of patisseries, bars and restaurants. Buses stop immediately outside meaning that the Coast, the city centre and Brighton mainline station with its excellent links to Gatwick and London are also within easy reach if you don’t wish to use a car.
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