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Sea Front, Hayling Island

Sold STC £395,000

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Believed to have been commissioned by the Duke of Norfolk, circa 1825, for workers employed to build a grand crescent on the island, this is, perhaps the quintesential Georgian residence.

Having been painstakingly renovated by the current owner, this beautiful cottage now boasts an interior both sympathetic to its period and modern in its execution.

A new, glazed rear extension provides a less formal family space opening to the newly installed kitchen, whilst a more formal lounge/dining room offers the option to retreat to a cosy, more intimate space.

This is quite simply a period property lovers dream, located to the south west of the island with direct views across the sea this is a home of unrivaled character.
No expense has been spared in the renovation with details such as hardwood shutters, half-paneling to the hall, stairs and landing, a modern engineered, glass-roofed extension, new kitchen, new bathroom suite in addition to a re-wire and new radiators.

Viewing is absolutely essential to appreciate the scope and quality on offer.

Entrance Hall - A glazed, period style, hardwood front door opens into an elegant entrance hall with half-paneled walls. Doors lead to the Lounge/Dining Room and Kitchen. Stairs rise to the first floor. Under stairs cupboard.

Reception One/Dining Room - 6.83m x 3.45m into recess (22'5 x 11'4" into reces - A beautifully proportioned reception room boasting an open fireplace, newly fitted, period style double glazing to the front aspect, hardwood shutters, radiator and built in open shelving. Double, part glazed doors lead into the Family Room.

Family Room - 4.19m x 2.46m (13'9" x 8'1") - Created from a former side passage, this light and airy room benefits from a contemporary glazed roof extension which also provides double doors onto the decked area beyond. Open to the newly installed kitchen, this room is currently laid out as a less formal sitting/dining room, this space could be utilized for a number of purposes including formal dining, children's play room, or even a TV room.

Kitchen - Newly fitted painted kitchen units with solid wood-block work surfaces. Under-mounted sink, integrated oven, hob and extractor, double glazed window to the side aspect and double doors to the rear patio.

First Floor - Stairs with half-paneled walls leading to the first floor mezzanine, split landing with steps up to the bathroom in one direction and to the first landing in the other.

Bathroom - 3.40m x 2.36m (11'2" x 7'9") - Newly installed bathroom suite with his and hers pedestal wash hand basins, shaped bath with shower over, low flush w/c and towel radiator. A beautifully detailed room with antique mirror tiles behind the sinks, contrasting metro tiles and black and white chequerboard effect flooring. A double glazed window to the side aspect provides natural light in addition to the pelmet lighting. A built in cupboard houses the boiler and provides storage.

Master Bedroom - 4.50m into recess x 3.76m (14'9" into recess x 12' - A large, front aspect room benefiting from two, newly replaced UPV double glazed windows fitted with hard-wood shutters, low double radiator under windows.

Bedroom Two - 3.00m x 2.84m into recess (9'10" x 9'4" into reces - Plastered walls and ceiling with a new UPV double glazed window to the rear aspect, double radiator.

Second Floor - A staircase leads from the first floor landing to the top floor bedroom/sitting room.

Bedroom Three/ Sitting Room - 4.22m x 3.33m with some restricted headroom (13'10 - Newly installed french, double glazed doors open into the room allowing full use of the external balcony. From this room there are uninterrupted views across open heath towards west beach and the sea beyond making this the perfect sitting room. Alternatively this room could be utilized as an additional bedroom.

Balcony - Southerly aspect, uninterrupted views towards the Solent and English Channel beyond.

Garden - A courtyard garden laid to decorative stone patio and bordered by rendered walls. Decorative trellis provides privacy to the rear and also lines the rear pedestrian access. To the side of the property, accessed directly from the double doors (leading from the Family Room) is a second patio area formed from re-claimed sleepers. Both areas connect in an l-shaped layout.

Further Information - Council Tax Band: D - £1,555 per annum.

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29 September 2017


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