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5 bedroom town house for sale

Bexhill Old Town, Bexhill-On-Sea

Withdrawn from Market £625,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Period Georgian Town House
  • Popular 'Old Town' Location
  • 5/6 Bedrooms
  • Formal Drawing Room
  • Stunning Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Panelled Dining Room
  • Luxury Contemporary Bathroom
  • Full Of Period Features
  • Private Walled Garden
  • Off Road Parking

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Situated within the sought after area of the Old Town in Bexhill-On-Sea is this delightful 5/6 bedroom attached town house, perfect for a second home by the sea, or as a permanent residence in this popular conservation area. Being a short walk to the centre of town and close to the seafront, Bexhill is nestled between Eastbourne and Hastings on the south coast.

Built circa 1742, the house is rich with history and was once joined with Trafalgar House to form one building. The whole was previously used as a general store and was once described as selling 'lotions, cordials and drops', then having a change of use to a tailor and a draper before being split into 2 homes in the 1970's. Since then it has been home to Louis Dodds, a local famous artist from Hastings.

Approached by the driveway from the High Street, there is a fabulous Doric Porch to shelter under as you pull the bell to enter. Once inside, the home is surprisingly spacious and full of character, with each room having it's own theme and story to tell. The drawing room has a fantastic Turner mural to one wall and original wooden flooring with diamond pattern detailing, a period fireplace with wood burner stove, and French doors leading out to the walled garden. The dining room is grand with panelled walls and shuttered windows, and leads to the principal staircase. One of the most used rooms of this house is the kitchen, and it certainly has the wow factor being hand crafted and full of cream units with wood and granite worksurfaces. Downstairs you also have a useful rear lobby leading to the cloakroom and utility room.

Upstairs you have dual landings with a second staircase at the far end. The master bedroom has an interconnecting door to the library/bedroom 3, bedroom 2 is a perfect guest room and bedroom 4 is used as a dressing room by the current owners, plus you have a wonderful modern luxury bathroom. Up on the second floor are 2 good size bedrooms with built in wardrobes and a modern fitted shower room.

Outside there is a delightful walled courtyard style garden with a terrace just made for al fresco dining. A gate leads to the side storage area and walkway to the front. In addition you have off street parking for two cars to the side of the property on the driveway.


ENTRANCE PORCH Fine Doric columns make up part of the Portico that leads up to the front door with its pretty fan light window over. 

DRAWING ROOM A wonderful Turner mural features on one wall to this lovely room. Original wooden flooring with a fine diamond detail pattern is laid throughout and there is a period fireplace with wood burner stove . Multi paned French doors lead out to the walled garden and a further door leads with steps up to the secondary staircase. Original sash window. 

DINING ROOM Wonderful panelled walls with a feature inset fireplace recess. Sash window with shutters to the front. Wall mounted lights. Primary staircase to upstairs. Carpeted. 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM A real heart of the home with a bespoke 'Touchwood' hand crafted kitchen with superb attention to detail, and fitted with an extensive range of cream units and matching butcher block and granite worksurfaces, butler style sink with swan neck tap, glazed display cupboards with lighting, open shelving, space for a range style cooker, handmade tiling to the walls and quarry tiling to the floors. There is also a traditional walk in larder cupboard. 

REAR LOBBY Accessed from the drawing room and leads to the cloakroom and utility room. 

CLOAKROOM Refitted with a contemporary style wc and wash hand basin, matching wall tiling and a heated towel rail. 

UTILITY ROOM With plenty of cupboards and appliance space, shelving and matching butcher block worktops, inset sink unit, plumbing for a washing machine, space for a tumble dryer and a door leads out to the garden. 

MAIN LANDING Approached by the principal staircase from the dining room and leading to all of the main bedrooms. Carpeted. 

GUEST BEDROOM Lovely sash windows with shutters have a view over the front of the property. Lovely feature brick fireplace with surround and hearth. Stripped and varnished wooden flooring. 

MASTER BEDROOM Fitted with a sash window overlooking the pretty rear garden. Feature brick fireplace and surround, plus recessed shelving. Door leads into the library/bedroom 3. Carpeted. 

LIBRARY/ BEDROOM 3 Currently used as library/ studio, the room is accessed from both the master bedroom or the secondary staircase that leads down to the drawing room and up to the second floor. Dual aspect with sash windows looking out to the front and sides, and original wooden flooring. 

DRESSING ROOM/ BEDROOM 4 Lovely sash window overlooking the rear. Fitted with three sets of double wardrobes. Stripped and varnished wooden flooring.  

FAMILY BATHROOM Superb contemporary 4 piece suite with large bath, walk in shower unit, wc, wash hand basin and complementary tiling to walls and stone floor tiling. 

LANDING Second floor landing accessed via the secondary staircase. Pretty sash window overlooks the rear. 

BEDROOM 5 Dormer window overlooking the rear. Fitted with a range of built in wall to wall wardrobes. Carpeted. 

BEDROOM 6 Window overlooking the rear. Fitted with a built in wardrobe. Carpeted. 

SHOWER ROOM Recently refitted with walk in shower, wc and wash hand basin. Tiled walls and vinyl flooring. 

GARDEN Private, walled courtyard style garden with a paved terrace perfect for al fresco dining. Pretty arbour with vines. Mature planting. Gate to side access. 

PARKING A driveway to the front of the property has space for 2 cars and leads up to the front portico. There is also a free car park around the corner for visitors, next to Manor Gardens plus a handy convenience store. 

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28 July 2016

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