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7 bedroom detached house for sale

9 Clavering Walk, Cooden, Bexhill on Sea, East Sussex

Guide Price £998,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

An imposing individual family home in one of the most sought-after roads in Cooden, backing onto the golf course and within circa 700 yards of the beach.

Understood to have been built in around 1912, offering nearly 4,000 sq.ft of floor space and well-proportioned rooms, with five main bedrooms, two bathrooms, two secondary bedrooms, three receptions, 22'6 x 15'0 kitchen/breakfast room and several ancillary rooms, all on a south-facing plot in excess of 0.5 acre.

Property ref: 121_564_4249304

Gardener's WC 
WC, quarry tiled floor, fully tiled walls.

First Floor Landing 
Walk-in linen cupboard, further store cupboard, picture rail, radiator. At the eastern end there is a small side landing with secondary staircases up and down.

Bedroom One 
19' 9" plus dormer x 15' 0" (6.02m x 4.57m)
A double aspect room (S & W), four door fitted wardrobe with mirrored fronts and internal fitted shelves and drawers, radiator, two storage cupboards, two wall light points.

Bathroom One 
This room is adjacent to bedroom one but not currently en suite to it. However the installation of an additional door on the landing would make it an en suite room. White suite of panel enclosed bath, separate shower cubicle, wash basin in counter top with cupboards under, wc, radiator, downlights.

Bedroom Two 
16' 0" x 11' 2" (4.88m x 3.40m)
South aspect, radiator, fitted wardrobe with internal drawers, shoe chest, two wall light points.

Bedroom Three 
16' 0" x 11' 2" (4.88m x 3.40m)
South aspect, fitted wardrobe with internal drawers, dressing table unit and shelved cupboard, two wall light points, radiator.

Bedroom Four 
13' 10" x 13' 6" plus dormer (4.22m x 4.11m)
A double aspect room (S & E), built in storage cupboards, fitted wardrobe with mirrored front and two internal drawers, drawer unit, two wall light points, radiator.

Bedroom Five 
13' 8" plus dormer x 10' 0" max.(4.17m x 3.05m)
Double aspect (N & E), radiator, double built in wardrobe/storage cupboard, small shelved cupboard. This room would make an excellent en-suite bathroom if required.

Shower Room 
Large walk-in shower enclosure, moulded wash basin with cupboards and drawers under, low level wc, radiator, tiled floor and walls, downlights, low level blinds.

Separate WC 
WC, wash basin, fully tiled walls, light with shaver point.

Second Floor Landing 
Storage recess.

Bedroom Six 
10' 0" x 7' 9" (3.05m x 2.36m)
South aspect, radiator, access to eaves storage area with boarded floor and light, views to the sea.

Bedroom Seven 
10' 0" x 6' 7" (3.05m x 2.01m)
North aspect, radiator. This room is currently used as a study/home office.

The property sits on a lovely secluded and mature plot of over half an acre. Double wooden gates give access to a double width driveway with parking.

Double Width Garage 
20' 0" x 18' 2" (6.10m x 5.54m)
With a vaulted ceiling height of 12'2" (3.71m), light, power, inspection pit, water tap, rear personal door, two sets of double opening front doors.

Front Garden 
With lawn, mature shrubs and bushes, several trees, wooden front fence, raised beds behind low walls, pedestrian gate and path to front door. Gate to

West Side Garden 
Further lawn, shrubs, bushes and trees, possible parking for boat/caravan etc.

Enclosed Kitchen Yard 
Doors to rear lobby and garage, access through to wide path on the eastern side where there is a shed and fuel bunkers.

Rear Garden 
About 120' x 115' (36.58m x 35.05m)
South-facing and extremely secluded, extensive lawns on two levels with mature beds, shrubs and trees including rhododendron, camellias and a magnolia tree. Along the western boundary there are mature oak trees. Across the rear of the house is an extensive terrace with steps leading down to the upper lawned area and on the eastern side a raised decked terraced area incorporates a hot tub (which is available if required)

A private pedestrian gate at the rear gives access to the golf course.

From the roundabout at Cooden Beach, travel north along Cooden Sea Road for about a quarter of a mile, where Clavering Walk is on the left. Number nine is on the left after about two hundred yards, identified by our For Sale board.

13' 8" x 13' 4" (4.17m x 4.06m)
A double aspect room (N & W), with shallow bay to the front, marble fireplace in painted wood surround, radiator, wooden floor, extensive range of fitted bookshelves.

Inner Hall/Butler's Pantry 
23' 9" x 10' 4" max. 5'0 min.(7.24m x 3.15m max,1.53m min)
In the past used as a family room, fitted dresser, drinks cupboard, storage cupboards, meters cupboard, working servants bells, secondary staircase to the first floor, doors to the kitchen, dining room and laundry.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
22' 6" x 15' 0" (6.86m x 4.57m)
A well-appointed double aspect room (S & E), comprehensively fitted with a range of modern painted units under a mixture of black granite and laminate worktops, soft-close cupboards and drawers, matching wall units, peninsular unit with inset 1.5 bowl white sink, plumbing for dishwasher, recess for range cooker, wine rack, pull-out larder cupboard, full height shelved cupboard, radiator, dresser unit, recess suitable for American style fridge/freezer, under cupboard lighting, Karndean flooring, window seat, ample space for a large table and chairs.

Laundry/Utility Room 
9' 10" x 7' 10" (3.00m x 2.39m)
Single bowl double drainer stainless steel sink, plumbing for washing machine, radiator, quarry tiled floor, door to

Rear Lobby 
Leading out to kitchen yard, door to

Boiler Room/Workshop 
15' 10" x 9' 10" narrows to 6' 2" (4.83m x 3.00m to 1.88m)
Two Potterton gas fired boilers, tall hot water cylinder, programmer, workbench, porthole window.

Entrance Hall 
19' 0" x 9' 9" (5.79m x 2.97m)
A most impressive reception hall creating a great initial feeling of spaciousness, feature oak staircase, wide oak doors to the reception rooms, oak door to understairs cupboard, polished wood floor.

Drawing Room 
22' 6" x 15' 0" (6.86m x 4.57m)
A beautiful double aspect room (S & W) with views over the garden, stone fireplace with slate hearth, four wall light points, oak ceiling beam, two radiators.

Dining Room 
22' 7" x 15' 7" (6.88m x 4.75m)
South aspect, two wide oak doors from the hall, two radiators, feature part marble, iron and painted wood fireplace, four wall light points, double opening French doors to

Sun Lounge 
22' 5" x 6' 0" (6.83m x 1.83m)
South aspect, radiator, four wall light points, double glazed windows, doors opening to the terrace and garden.

The Location 
Nearby Little Common village provides a range of shops for everyday needs, a church and a primary school. The golf course clubhouse is about 100 yards, the rail station at Cooden Beach about 500 yards, the tennis club a similar distance and the beach about 700 yards.

The wider facilities of Bexhill are about two miles to the east, including supermarkets, shops, restaurants, the sailing club and the world famous Art Deco building, the De La Warr pavilion. Bexhill is known as the birthplace of British motor racing, with the first races taking place along the seafront in 1902. The area is well served by a variety of state and private schools for all age groups.

More comprehensive shopping and leisure facilities will be found in Hastings (about 8 miles), Eastbourne (11) and Brighton (28) with the A259 running about half a mile to the north of the property and providing access all along the coast.

The Accommodation 
Oak front door to

Entrance Vestibule 
Door to entrance hall and door to

Cloaks Lobby 
Fully tiled walls, wash basin, coat hanging space, radiator, door to

WC, fully tiled walls.

The Property 
This imposing individual family residence is believed to have been built in around 1912, possibly for Earl De La Warr who established Cooden Golf Course at that time. It has been much improved and modernised whilst retaining the character features of the period, including fireplaces to the reception rooms, 8'6 ceiling heights to the principal rooms, picture rails, oak doors to the main rooms, working servants bells, sash windows to the front elevation and an impressive oak main staircase.

The house is of brick elevations under a tiled mansard roof with several dormers, and has a definite Dutch influence. On the ground floor there is a great family and entertaining space including three significant reception rooms, a large sun lounge, 22'6 x 15'0 fitted kitchen/breakfast room, butler's pantry, laundry room and two cloakrooms. At first floor level there are five double bedrooms, a bathroom with shower, a shower room with wc and a separate wc. There are two s...

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28 September 2016

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