3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Magdalen Road, St. Leonards-On-Sea, East Sussex, TN37

Under Offer £575,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Many period features
  • Antique flooring throughout
  • Sandstone walling
  • Burglar alarm
  • Luxury oak fitted kitchen
  • Re-wired
  • Re-plumbed
  • Excellent decorative order
  • Period staircase
  • Sea views

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

* CHARM AND CHARACTER *
SITUATED IN A CONSERVATION AREA WITH MARINE VIEWS.
A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE A UNIQUE GRADE II LISTED GOTHIC VICTORIAN HOME OF THE UTMOST CHARM AND CHARACTER RENOVATED TO A HIGH STANDARD AND ESSENTIAL VIEWING TO THE DISCERNING PURCHASER SEEKING QUALITY AND INDIVIDUALITY IN THEIR ABODE.
SOUTH FACING GARDEN, GARAGE AND MULTIPLE PARKING INCLUDED.
LOCATED: In a Conservation Area of Victorian properties within a few minutes walk of St. Leonards shopping parades, mainline station, parkland and seafront whilst comprehensive Hastings town centre facilities and leisure venues are less than a mile away.

THE OLD PENNY SCHOOL HOUSE: A fascinating Grade II listed Gothic Victorian school masters house circa 1855 designed by Samuel Teulon who was a renowned Victorian gothic enthusiast of the Pugin era, with features including:

* ARCHITECTURAL BRICKWORK WITH UNIQUE ANGLED BUTRESS COURSES *
* LEADED LIGHT STONE MULLIONED WINDOWS *
* PARQUET FLOORING * QUALITY TILED SURFACES *
* PERIOD STAIRCASE WITH BESPOKE ORIGINAL VICTORIAN BALUSTRADE *
* ATTRACTIVE OLD SANDSTONE WALLING *
* REWIRED * REPLUMBED * SMOKE ALARM SYSTEM *
* GAS CENTRAL HEATING WITH CAST IRON RADIATORS *
* MOBALPA LUXURY OAK FITTED KITCHEN *
* TWO EXCELLENT RECEPTION ROOMS WITH FEATURE FIREPLACES *
* THREE DOUBLE BEDROOMS * VIEWS TO THE SEA *
* LUXURY LEFROY BROOK PERIOD STYLE BATHROOM *
* TWO WELL FITTED CLOAKROOMS * BURGLAR ALARM *
* SIZEABLE PICTURESQUE AND WELL STOCKED SOUTH FACING GARDENS *
* GARAGE AND PARKING SPACES WITH REMOTE CONTROLLED GATES *
* EXCELLENT DECORATIVE CONDITION * VIEWING HIGHLY RECOMMENDED *
* THE QUINTESSENTIAL GOTHIC VICTORIAN CHARACTER HOME *
* ANTIQUE FLOORING THROUGHOUT *

The well presented triple aspect accommodation is arranged with approximate room sizes as follows:

GROUND FLOOR: Gothic Victorian entrance door with church door hinges from south garden and parking approached from St. Johns Road, working antique bell pull.

ENTRANCE VESTIBULE: Quarry tiled floor in black and terracotta, attractive local sandstone walling with iron stone banding and chisel marks, vaulted ceiling, fitted cupboard with wine rack.

CLOAKROOM: rectangular hand basin with mixer tap, concealed cistern W.C., bevel edge wall tiling, original chequered quarry tiled floor, stone walling, globe light, stained glass leaded light window, chromium heated towel rail, twin arched doors from vestibule.

ENTRANCE HALL: Feature herringbone pattern parquet flooring, understairs store cupboard, gothic arch style Victorian doorway heads, cast iron segmental radiator, west facing leaded light window.

DINING ROOM: 14' x 11'3" (4.28m x 3.44m) Impressive open fireplace with oak mantelpiece and raised brick hearth, wrought iron grate, parquet flooring, cast iron segmental radiator, picture rail, ceiling rose, feature leaded light window, gothic style archway with twin doors to sitting room, gothic design alcove china cabinet.

SITTING ROOM: 11'5" x 10'6" (3.49m x 3.21m) feature Tudor style stone fireplace and hearth, cast iron stove, picture rail, ceiling rose, continuous parquet flooring, radiator, leaded light casement doors to west garden, Wainscote style panelling.

LUXURY KITCHEN: 12' x 10'7" (3.65m x 3.23m) feature sandstone walling and central red brick archway, Moleanos limestone flooring, excellent range of quality Mobalpa contemporary style oak cabinets with emerald pearl polished granite worktops, 1 bowl inset stainless steel sink unit, Philippe Starck mixer tap, multiple glazed china cabinets, Smeg 6-burner stainless steel gas range with electric oven, matching Smeg extractor hood, integral spotlights, low voltage suspended lighting, full height larder storage unit with pull out drawers, tower fridge/freezer, Bosch dishwasher, cast iron segmental radiator, leaded light casement doors to front courtyard, leaded light windows to south elevation.

FIRST FLOOR: set back level approach from Magdalen Road frontage, enclosed by stone walls, large entrance door with ecclesiastical style leaded top lights over into:

ENTRANCE VESTIBULE: coat hooks, stone floor, faux stone walling, leaded light window.

ENTRANCE HALL: Gothic style inner door, sea glimpse, traditional bell pull, antique floorboards, period slender original balustrade, leaded light west facing window.

BEDROOM 1: 14'9" x 11'6" (4.49m x 3.50m) leaded light Stone Mullion bay window with gothic pilasters, open outlook, picture rail, indented panelling, cast iron segmental radiator, ceiling rose, three capacious fitted wardrobe cupboards with storage over, antique floorboards.

LUXURY PERIOD STYLE BATHROOM: 11'1" x 10' (3.39m x 3.02m) bespoke Lefroy Brook freestanding double ended polished aluminium roll top bath with chromium upstand mixer taps and shower spray, large Parisian wash basin with lever taps, water closet, spacious walk-in showering cubicle with overhead shower, chromium heated towel rail, marble tiling, extractor fan, low voltage recessed lighting, cast iron segmental radiator, glazed shelving, airing cupboard housing Vokera combination gas boiler and washing machine included.

TOP FLOOR: staircase with south facing oriel window, wrought iron curtain rail, gothic arch frieze, marine view. Landing, fitted seagrass carpet, access via retractable aluminium ladder to insulated and part boarded loft with light.

CLOAKROOM W.C: with corner hand basin, vaulted panelled ceiling, recessed downlighters, square casement window, radiator, oak flooring.

BEDROOM 2: 14'10" x 11'4" (4.51m x 3.45m) picture rail, fireplace opening, feature leaded light bay window, views to Hastings Castle, East Hill Country Park and sea glimpse, cast iron segmental radiator, bespoke built-in corner shelving and cupboards, wrought iron curtain rail.

BEDROOM 3: 12'1" x 11'2" (3.69m x 3.41m) corner fireplace opening, cast iron segmental radiator, leaded light Stone Mullion windows with far reaching coastal westerly views to Beachy Head and the Royal Sovereign Lighthouse.

OUTSIDE: South facing good sized garden of olde worlde charm approached via custom made decorative wrought iron gates hung from pillars with finial acorns and electrically remote controlled, security lights.

GARAGE: with light and power, pea beach, parking area for several vehicles.

Path with terracotta rope edging, holly, euonymus, ivy, mature shrub borders with a wide variety of foliage and flowering plants, including hydrangea, roses, honeysuckle, topiary and wisteria, stone grotto, flagstone raised patio, further secluded patio adjoining sitting room, railings and old stone walling, decked dining area, sea glimpse.

Accessed from the kitchen is a further concealed front courtyard garden with sandstone walling, square raised plinth, stone coping, solar automatic light, garden well.

TOTAL FLOOR AREA: 1442 square feet (134 square metres)


PRICE . 575,000 . FREEHOLD


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

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
27 October 2016

Nearest stations

  • St Leonards Warrior Square (0.2 mi)
  • Hastings (0.5 mi)
  • West St. Leonards (1.1 mi)
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72 High Street, Hastings, TN34 3EL

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Nearest stations

  • St Leonards Warrior Square (0.2 mi)
  • Hastings (0.5 mi)
  • West St. Leonards (1.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

John Bray & Sons, Hastings

72 High Street, Hastings, TN34 3EL

01424 578011 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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