12 bedroom detached house for sale

Albany Road, St. Leonards-On-Sea, East Sussex, TN38

Under Offer £900,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Unique Opportunity
  • Beautiful Views
  • Parking for Min 4 Cars
  • New Boiler System
  • 12 Bedrooms
  • Impact Reception Hall
  • Large Gardens
  • Beautiful Character

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

GRADE II LISTED TWELVE BEDROOM LINKED PROPERTY STEEPED WITH HISTORY BACK DATING TO THE 1870'S, EXQUISITE OAK FEATURES AND STAINED GLASS THROUGHOUT THE BUILDING, SWEEPING OAK GALLERY STAIRCASE LEADING TO AN UPPER COVERED TOWER WITH EXTENSIVE VIEWS TO THE SEA, BEACHY HEAD AND BEYOND.

SET IN WALLED GROUNDS OF APPROXIMATELY 1 ACRE WITH AMPLE OFF ROAD PARKING.

LOCATION: Set in the outskirts of the prestigious Burton St. Leonards, within walking distance of the Mercatoria artist quarter enjoying the Lucy Bell Art Gallery, Kino Teatr, boutique shops and cafés, leading to St. Leonards seafront with newly opened Pier. A short distance to St. Leonards Warrior Square train station with direct trains to London Charing Cross and local bus routes.

THE PROPERTY: Built in the late 1870's for Colonel Robert Tubbs and his wife, this Grade II Listed property is steeped with history and hosted may of the high society gentile. In 1922 Caple Ne Ferne became The London Transport Convalescent Home for Male Employees and was financed by employee contributions levied by the unions and still maintains many of the features implemented in order to house multiple guests. At this stage the London Transport Board built the extension, which is now a separate dwelling.

CAPEL NE FERNE: features an impressive 29` x 14`8 (8.83m x 4.47m) reception hall with 28` (8.53m) high vaulted ceiling, three reception rooms, study with original glass display cabinets, twelve to fourteen bedrooms, tower with covered balcony, south facing verandah and multiple cellars. The property is in need of refurbishment in order to restore it to its former glory.

The property is arranged with approximate room sizes as follows:

Panelled wood front door, stained glass.

ENTRANCE PORCH: Original tiled floor, cast iron radiator, wooden door with stained glass window.

CLOAKROOM: original tiled floor and walls, cast iron radiator, urinals, 3 cubicle toilets with frosted glass panel divides, 2 wash hand basins, 2 panelled sash windows to side elevation.

ENTRANCE HALL: 29` x 14`8 (8.83m x 4.47m) carpet, original oak panelled walls, fireplace in wooden surround, original painted motif, wall lights, bell lights from balustrade ceiling, cast iron radiator.

STUDY: 14`5 x 10`4 (4.39m x 3.15m) parquet flooring, box bay window with stained glass inserts above and panelled wood under, fireplace with 1880 panel and tiles inserted, 2 oak fireplace pews, built-in glass fronted shelving units, oak panelled walls, cast iron radiator, diamond stained glass to entrance hall.

RECEPTION 1: 23` x 22`6 (7.01m x 6.85m) parquet flooring, oak panelled walls, fireplace in wooden surround, sliding oak double doors, ornate wooden arch leading to raised bay box window with stained glass inserts, window seat, arched door with stained glass window inserts to sun room, cast iron radiators, 2 chandelier style ceiling lights, access to;

RECEPTION 2: 14`5 x 10`4 (4.39m x 3.15m) parquet flooring, oak panelled walls, fireplace in wooden surround, cast iron radiator, chandelier style ceiling light, opening to stained glass window inserts to sun room.

SUN ROOM: 33`5 x 14`7 (10.18m x 4.44m) parquet flooring, 3 side facing aluminium framed windows and 1 rear facing, fire door access, 3 radiators, wall lights, door to;

RECEPTION 3: 26`5 x 15`11 (8.05m x 4.85m) parquet flooring, oak panelled walls, fireplace in wooden surround, box bay window with stained glass inserts, window seat, cast iron radiator, 3 ceiling lights, stained glass window to rear, door to;

UTILITY/STORAGE ROOM: 14` x 11` (4.26m x 3.35m) tiled floor, 3 stained glass windows to rear, wall and base units, stainless steel sink, plumbing and waste for washing machine.

SECOND ENTRANCE HALL: glass panelled oak door, carpet, oak panelled walls, lead lined window to front, cast iron radiator, door to 2 storage spaces, ceiling light.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 25`7 x 12`8 (7.79m x 3.86m) vinyl flooring, original tiled walls, base units, wooden work surface, space for fridge, freezer, dishwasher, sink with mixer taps and draining board, range extractor hood, spotlights, ceiling light, door for rear entrance.

BEDROOM: 14`3 x 12` (4.34m x 3.65m) parquet flooring, 2 windows to side, fireplace and wooden surround, cast iron radiator, ceiling light.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 7`4 x 5`5 (2.33m x 1.65m) large walk-in shower, vinyl floor, low level W.C., wash basin, tiled walls, ceiling light, extractor fan.

REAR STAIRWELL: carpet, lead lined window to side.

From main entrance hall

GALLERY STYLE STAIRCASE: carpet, floor to ceiling panelled stained glass window, window seat built into oak panelled walls, vaulted ceiling with oak detail, wooden arches from the upper level allowing gallery viewing to lower level, central chandelier.

CLOAKROOM: tiled floor, panelled stained glass windows, 3 cubicle toilets with frosted glass dividers, 3 porcelain wash hand basins, original tiled walls, cast iron radiator.

BATHROOM: window with stained glass inset above, roll top bath, wash hand basin, shower cubicle with electric shower, cast iron radiator, ceiling light.

BEDROOM: 13` x 12` (3.96m x 3.65m) 3 sash windows with stained glass inserts above to front elevation, boarded fireplace and surround, picture rail, ceiling light.

BEDROOM: 18`10 x 10`4 (5.74m x 3.15m) parquet flooring, box bay window with stained glass inserts above, oak panelling below, radiator, ceiling light.

BEDROOM: 15`9 x 12` (4.80m x 3.65m) parquet flooring, 3 sash windows to side elevation, picture rail, fireplace and wooden surround, radiator, ceiling light.

BEDROOM: 14`10 x 12`9 (4.52m x 3.88m) stripped wood flooring, 3 sash windows to side with stained glass inserts above, picture rail, fireplace with wooden surround, cast iron radiator, ceiling light.

BEDROOM: 20` x 16` (6.09m x 4.87m) parquet flooring, box bay window with stained glass inserts above, wood panelling below, fireplace with wooden surround, picture rail, cast iron radiator, ceiling lights.

BEDROOM: 13` x 6`5 (3.96m x 1.95m) parquet flooring, 2 sash windows with stained glass inserts above, fireplace with wooden surround, picture rail, cast iron radiator, ceiling light.

BEDROOM: 11`11 x 11`1 (3.63m x 3.37m) tiled floor, frosted window with stained glass inserts above, cast iron radiator, ceiling light.

BEDROOM: 12`8 x 6`3 (3.86m x 1.90m) tiled floor, window with stained glass insert, cast iron radiator, ceiling light.

From Gallery 3 steps down to open study area, stained glass window, lead lined window.

ROOM: parquet flooring, ceiling light.

BEDROOM: 13` x 13`4 (3.96m x 4.06m) parquet flooring, 3 frosted sash windows with stained glass insert above, cast iron radiator, ceiling light.

BEDROOM: 11`2 x 11`4 (3.40m x 3.45m) parquet flooring, 3 frosted sash windows with stained glass insert above, cast iron radiator, ceiling light.

BEDROOM: 14`11 x 9` (4.54m x 2.74m) parquet flooring, 2 sash windows with stained glass inserts above, cast iron radiator, ceiling light.

Staircase leading to;

THIRD FLOOR TOWER WITH TERRACE: exposed staircase with stained glass pocket windows, partially wallpapered, painted wooden flooring, 2 inset stained glass windows.

VIEWING ROOM: 9` x 7`5 (2.74m x 2.26m) 3 sash windows with stained glass inserts above, triple aspect far reaching views, French doors leading to canopied balcony with views to the sea and Beachy Head.

CELLAR: various rooms to include wine store, draughtsman's room housing 2 Vaillant boilers and water tank, fuse boards, gas meters, rear door.

WALLED GARDEN: Approximately one acre of land surrounding the property, predominately front lawn overlooked by the south facing veranda tower, sweeping driveway with parking for at least four cars, pond to the side of the property overlooked by the sun room. In need of landscaping.

TOTAL FLOOR AREA: square feet ( square metres) approx.


PRICE .... £900,000 .... FREEHOLD


VIEWING BY APPOINTMENT WITH JOHN BRAY & SONS, HASTINGS, 01424 421544

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19 September 2016

Nearest stations

  • St Leonards Warrior Square (0.5 mi)
  • West St. Leonards (0.5 mi)
  • Hastings (1.1 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • St Leonards Warrior Square (0.5 mi)
  • West St. Leonards (0.5 mi)
  • Hastings (1.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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