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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Shirley Drive, Hove, East Sussex

Sold STC £1,250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Large circa 1930's double fronted residence
  • Magnificent full width rear kitchen/family room
  • Double length garage with remote control door
  • In+Out electric gated entrance
  • Huge reception hallway
  • Four large double bedrooms
  • Contemporary themed main bathroom
  • Two additional sizeable reception rooms
  • Large luxury en-suite
  • 27' x 18'6 home office/leisure area

Full description

Imposing double fronted detached residence of significant quality, built c1928, particularly spacious extending to approximately 3,250 sq.ft, with a host of features, located few steps from Hove Recreation ground towards the Southern end of the Hove Park District in Hove's premier residential area.

Elliotts are delighted to offer this opportunity to acquire an imposing double fronted detached residence of significant quality which has undergone an enormous programme of modernisation to a high specification, superbly presented and tastefully decorated throughout. Occupying a large level plot, and set well back from the road, the house is approached via an in and out driveway, with a large brick paved front courtyard providing lots of off road parking. Accommodation is extremely spacious and extends to approximately 3,250 sq.ft and is also versatile in its layout with large well proportioned rooms associated with properties built around the 1930's. There is a big reception hallway with oak strip flooring, together with an impressive staircase to the first floor providing an excellent initial impression, two separate and sizeable front reception rooms with a signature area for the property being a huge kitchen/family room which extends across the full width of the property, and with views and bi fold doors leading out to a glorious level rear garden. There are four large double bedrooms at first floor level, the master bedroom having a large en-suite which is in addition to the family bathroom, whilst on the top floor there is a feature home office/leisure area measuring some 27' x 18' and currently includes a bespoke oak fitted study. To the rear there is an enormous open, yet secluded garden, large lawn areas, a big terrace, summer house and a host of established trees, shrubs and bushes. Located towards the popular Southern end of the Hove Park District, the house almost adjoins Hove Recreation Ground, is a few hundred yards from Hove Park and within walking distance of Hove mainline station and the City Centre. Internal inspection is strongly recommended.



Ground Floor -

Covered Entrance Porch - Panelled front door with stained glass side and top panels leading to:

Entrance Vestibule - 3/4 height panelling, cork mat flooring, cloaks areas, Georgian style double doors, side and top glazed panels leading to:

Large Reception Hallway - 15'5 x 8'10 (4.70m x 2.69m) - This provides a fabulous initial impression with bevelled glass Georgian style sliding doors with matching side panels providing an outlook through to the rear reception room and through the bi fold doors out to the garden. Oak strip flooring, original decorative panelled ceiling, school style radiator, under stairs storage cupboard.

Cloakroom - Low level WC, pedestal wash basin, additional storage cupboard, double glazed window and with tiled flooring.

Front Living Room - 18'5 x 14'5 (5.61m x 4.39m) - Attractive bow window to the front, curved radiator beneath with bespoke covers, excellent range of hand built bespoke units either side of the chimney breast, large display shelving, base units, speaker cupboards and incorporating space for large plasma TV, attractive period style fireplace surround with wrought iron decorative register, inset gas coal effect fire and with slate hearth, feature original panelled ceiling interspersed with embossed period style paper.

Fabulous Combined Rear Kitchen + Family Room - 37'3 x 18'1 (11.35m x 5.51m) - This room extends across the full width of the property and is a signature area for the house, bay window and additional rear window plus a series of bi fold doors with a fabulous outlook over the rear garden, continuation of oak strip flooring from the entrance hall.

Kitchen Area - Black and white themed with white high gloss units complimented by granite work surfaces which extends to form a semi room divide and breakfast bar, incorporates an individually designed two tone theme, numerous soft close cupboards and drawers providing excellent storage, features including large pull-out pan drawers, curved corner cupboards, full height unit fronted fridge together with separate full height unit fronted freezer, twin Neff ovens both with warming trays beneath, unit fronted dishwasher, concealed waste bin, wine/drinks cooler, there are two feature glass fronted curved wall cabinets, large inset Butler sink with mixer, second preparation sink also with mixer, Neff five zone induction hob with rise and fall electrically operated extractor, ceiling low voltage down lighters, low rise granite upstands.

First Floor -

Large Landing - This is approached via a feature staircase with bespoke banisters, natural wood finish hand rail, carpeted stairs with painted side runners and carpet rods, impressive stained glass leaded light window.

Master Bedroom - 18'5 x 14'5 (5.61m x 4.39m) - Bow window to the front, series of bespoke units extending almost the full length of the room, incorporating twin double hanging cupboards, additional storage, centre concealed TV with side shelving and chest of six drawers below, painted flooring, radiator, door to:

Luxury En-Suite Bathroom - Black and white themed, contemporary styled stand alone bath with telephone style mixer/hand shower attachment, twin 'His & Her' showers with glass screens, 'His & Her' basins, built-in medicine cabinet, part tiled walls with Art Decor theme, tiled flooring with under floor heating, large upright chrome ladder style radiator, low voltage down lighters.

Bedroom 2 - 18'1 x 14'5 (5.51m x 4.39m) - Radiator, rear bay with outlook over the garden.

Bedroom 3 - 14'1 x 12'10 (4.29m x 3.91m) - Front bay window, radiator, series of fitted wardrobe cupboards running along one wall with excellent storage.

Bedroom 4 - 13'9 x 11'11 (4.19m x 3.63m) - Window overlooking the rear garden, large built-in under stairs cupboard.

Family Bathroom - Panelled bath with side mixer and separate shower above, glass screen, 'His & Her' wall mounted basins, low level WC, chrome ladder style radiator, tiled flooring, part tiled walls, low voltage down lighters, large ladder style chrome towel rail/radiator.

Second Floor -

Fabulous Combined Home Office/Leisure Area - 27'0 x 18'6 (8.23m x 5.64m) - Fitted corner bar with storage beneath, bespoke home office area, desk top integrated storage cupboards and open book shelving all in oak and with soft close doors, series of four windows overlooking the rear garden, large Velux window, multiple LED lighting, separate accesses to the eaves storage, hatch to loft.

Outside -

Front Forecourt - Brick paved with 'in and out' driveway secured by electrically operated gates providing access to the garage.

Double Length Garage - 32'2 x 9'11 (9.80m x 3.02m) - With electrically operated door, power and light connected, housing gas and electric meters, water tap, the garage has a utility section with space and plumbing for washing machine and room for dryer and wall mounted gas fired boiler.

Glorious Large Rear Garden - To the rear of the property there is a full width terrace with lighting, huge expanse of lawn incorporating a stepping stone path, beautiful mature and well established flower beds and borders with numerous trees, shrubs and bushes, variety of fruit trees including apple, cherry and plum, various fruit bushes including raspberry and blackcurrant, there is a large pitched roof summer house with terrace to the front and glazed double doors also with power connected, separate secret garden area to the rear also providing access to an additional brick built shed, the whole garden enjoys privacy on almost all sides, also has a series of remote control garden lighting both for the terrace and interspersed within the flower borders.

N.B. - In accordance with the 1979 Estate Agents Act, we wish to inform all interested parties that this house is owned by a Director of Elliotts.

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