9 bedroom semi-detached house for saleGrosvenor Crescent, St. Leonards-On-Sea, East Sussex, TN38
- 9 Bedrooms
- Sea Views
- Rear Garden & Cellar
- Free on street parking
- Double Glazing
- Chain Free
- Original Period Features
- Feature Staircase
AN ATTRACTIVE 9 BEDROOM (5 EN-SUITE) GUEST HOUSE WITH MANY ORIGINAL FEATURES & VIEWS ACROSS DELIGHTFUL PUBLIC GARDENS AND OUT TO SEA, SET IN ST LEONARDS-ON-SEA.
LOCATION: This substantial semi-detached Victorian property is situated in a sought-after area of St Leonards On Sea, boasting views across West Marina Gardens and out to the sea beyond. St Leonards main line train station and an array of retail shops and restaurants are within walking distance.
It is considered well located, being on the main A259 coast road, with the benefit of considerable passing trade, while still being close to local attractions including the new pier. It is just a few minutes by car from the town centre, a pleasant 30-minute beachfront stroll from the main tourist attractions of Hastings Old Town, and just a few minutes' walk from West St Leonards train station.
THE PROPERTY: The substantial semi-detached property offers versatile accommodation on three floors with a cellar. It is in good decorative order with some interesting features including some very attractive stained glass windows, high ceiling & ornate cornices. There is gas central heating and double glazing to most the windows.
* GAS CENTRAL HEATING * REAR GARDEN*
* CELLAR * FEATURE STAIRCASE *
* STAIN GLASS * LARGE DINING ROOM*
* 9 BEDROOMS * *THREE FLOORS* *DOUBLE GLAZING*
* SEA VIEWS * *£70,000 PER ANNUM TURNOVER*
The accommodation is arranged with the approximate room sizes as follows:
ENTRANCE CANOPY: With stained glass leaded light door to:
THE ENTRANCE VESTIBULE: With cornice, tiled floor and leaded light part-glazed door to:
ENTRANCE HALL/RECEPTION: With stained glass leaded light window. Wall light points. Reception desk. Dado rail and ornate cornice. Stairs to first floor with wooden balustrade.
DINING ROOM: 18'9" x 15' ( x ) Tables and chairs to seat 21. L shaped bar with drinks chiller cabinet and optics, etc. Fireplace with ceramic tiles and ornate surround. Gas fire. Dado rail, picture rail and ornate cornice. Worktop with drawers and shelves under. Serving hatch, 2 radiators. Glazed door to:
SINGLE GLAZED CONSERVATORY: 10'1" x 8'1" ( x ) with sliding door to rear garden and door to patio area.
OWNERS' LOUNGE: 17'8" x 14'10" ( x ) approached from the entrance hall. Front aspect over the bowls and putting greens towards the sea. Double glazed bay window. Fireplace with ceramic tiles and wood surround/mantle. Gas fire and radiator. Ornate ceiling rose and cornice. Dado and picture rails. Radiator. Fitted with a large range of wardrobes for storage.
OWNERS' BEDROOM: 12' x 10'2" ( x ) Front aspect over the bowls and putting greens towards the sea. Double glazed window. Wash hand basin in vanity unit. Ornate cornice. Dado and picture rail. Radiator.
INNER LOBBY: Approached from the hall, with serving hatch to the dining room.
FITTED KITCHEN: 14'10" x 13' ( x ) Rear aspect. Very attractively fitted with a large range of base and wall units, plus a central island, the kitchen is comprehensively equipped with 2 x dishwashers, 3 x microwave ovens, 2 x deep fat fryers, an 8 burner range style cooker with 2 ovens, grill and hot cupboard, a griddle, and 2 x fridge/freezers. Door to:
LAUNDRY/UTILITY/SHOWER ROOM: 12'6" x 6'2" ( x ) With 15kg commercial washing machine. Worktop with cupboard under. Further work surface with drawer and cupboards beneath. A shower cubicle with a hydro massage shower unit has been installed for the use of the owners. Double-glazed door to side access. Laminate wood floor. Door to:
WC/CLOAKROOM: With low level WC and wash hand basin. Part Ceramic tiled walls.
CELLAR: Approached from the under stairs area.
HALF LANDING With large leaded light stained glass window feature.
WC: With lower level WC and wash hand basin. Part Ceramic tiled walls. Obscured glass window.
MAIN LANDING: Dado rail. Airing cupboard. Stairs to second floor landing with wooden balustrade.
ROOM 7 (Triple): 19'2" x 9'5" with cast iron grate with ceramic tiles. Picture and dado rails. Cornice. Radiator. En-Suite Shower Room/WC with easy clean walls.
ROOM 9 (Triple): 14'11"x9'11". Double glazed window. Dado rail. Radiator. En-Suite Shower Room/WC with easy clean walls.
BATHROOM: With bath with shower over, low level WC and wash basin.
ROOM 6 (Double): 10'7" x 9'2" and 6'4" by 5'2". Front aspect over bowls and putting greens towards the sea. Double glazed window. Fireplace with ceramic tiles and ornate surround. Radiator. En-Suite Shower Room/WC.
ROOM 5 (Single): 12'6"x 5'6" plus window recess. Double glazed window. Front aspect over bowls and putting greens towards the sea. Wash hand basin. Dado rail, Coved ceiling. Radiator.
ROOM 4 (Double): 12'7" x 10'6". Front aspect over bowls and putting greens towards the sea. Double glazed window. Pedestal wash hand basin. Fireplace with cast iron grate ceramic tiles and wood surround and mantle. Radiator.
HALF LANDING: With feature leaded light stained glass window. Dado rail.
WC: Low level WC and wash hand basin. Part ceramic tiled walls. Obscured glass window.
Landing Access to roof space. Dado rail. Double storage cupboard. Radiator,
ROOM 16 (Four): 15'4" x 12' (9'6" at 1.5m eaves height). Side aspect. Velux window. Double glazed window and door to fire escape. En-Suite Shower Room/WC.
ROOM 14 (Double): 14'8" into window recess 7'10" plus door recess. Built-in double glass wardrobe. Sealed fireplace. Radiator. En-Suite Shower Room/WC.
ROOM 12 (Twin): 13' plus window recess 7'1" plus door recess. Front aspect with view towards the sea. Double glazed window. Sealed fireplace. Pedestal wash hand basin. Radiator.
ROOM 11 (Single): 9'7" x 7'6". Front aspect with view towards the sea. Double glazed window. Dado rail. Pedestal wash hand basin. Radiator.
SHOWER ROOM: With double size shower cubicle with Mira Electric unit. Wash hand basin in vanity unit. Fully ceramic tiled walls. Shaver point. Radiator. Fitted cupboards.
In front of the property is a small area of garden bounded by a wall. The rear garden is terraced on several levels including a concrete patio, lawns and area with mature shrubs etc. There are also 2 wooden sheds for additional storage.
THE TENURE: FREEHOLD
The guest house has been successfully run by the current husband and wife team for many years and is now only being offered for sale due to ill health and final retirement. It is promoted on-line via various websites including the likes of booking.com, etc and is generally well regarded on Trip Advisor and has its own website and it has a 5 Food Hygiene Rating.
The current turnover is in excess of £70,000per annum and the business shows a healthy Net Profit that, in our opinion, could easily be increased. With current single room rates from £40 per night, standard double/twin rooms from £70 and double en-suite rooms from £75, considerable scope exist to increase the current room rates.
In our opinion the property appears very well maintained, it was re-wired and had a new roof in 2012 and is currently traditionally decorated, although with its many retained Victorian features and spacious rooms, it would also lend itself very well to being presented in a boutique guest house style, if preferred.
TOTAL FLOOR AREA: 3197 square (297 square metres) approx.
PRICE …. £530,000 …. FREEHOLD
VIEWING BY APPOINTMENT WITH JOHN BRAY & SONS, HASTINGS, 01424 421544
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