Tackleway, Old Town, Hastings, East Sussex TN34 3DE
Guide Price £500,000
2 bedroom Town House for sale: Tackleway, Old Town, Hastings, East Sussex TN34 3DE
A Victorian townhouse with commanding views to the sea from the front and rear, affording light, stylish living accommodation over three floors, set on high ground in the historic Old Town within close proximity of East Hill Country Park and the seafront.
ROOMS Living room, Hallway, Open plan dining room & kitchen, Landing, Two double bedrooms, Bathroom, Attic room/store, Gas central heating, EPC rating E, Courtyard garden, Residents' parking scheme in Tackleway.
LOCATION The property is situated on high ground in the Conservation Area of historic Old Town with its bohemian atmosphere, close to amenities, local shops, independent boutiques, restaurants, the Jerwood Gallery, seafront and fishing harbour. Within one mile is Hastings town centre with promenade, the White Rock Theatre, museums, cinema, mainline railway station, Heritage Centre, Castle and Priory Meadow Shopping Centre. Immediately adjoining Tackleway is East Hill Country Park with over 267 hectares of ancient woodland, heath land and grassland close to dramatic cliffs and coastline. Most of the area has been designated a Special Area of Conservation and a site of Special Scientific Interest.
DESCRIPTION A beautifully presented semi-detached Victorian town house of character, affording light, stylish accommodation over three levels, as shown on the floor plan. The property overlooks East Hill to the front and enjoys fascinating views to the rear across Old Town to the sea. Features include fireplaces of the period, tall sash bay windows, exposed painted floorboards, cornicing and a private courtyard garden to the rear. Very much a rarity in Old Town is the opportunity to park right outside the property via the Residents' Parking Scheme.
GROUND FLOOR A part glazed front door with a fanlight above opens into a sitting room with a bay window to the front and a fireplace with a real flame gas stove. A wide opening leads to an inner hall with a central staircase serving all floors. To the rear is a bath/shower room with a freestanding bath, close coupled w.c, shower enclosure, pedestal wash basin, painted floorboards and panelling to dado height.
LOWER GROUND FLOOR On the lower ground floor there is a dining room with a window to the front, a fireplace with a fitted wood burning stove and painted floorboards. Open to the dining room is a separate kitchen which overlooks the courtyard and is fitted with a range of painted cupboards and drawers beneath wood block work surfaces, together with a Rangemaster cooker, below counter space and plumbing for a washing and dishwasher, sink unit, terracotta tiled floor and door to outside.
FIRST FLOOR On the first floor, there is a landing with a hatch and retractable ladder to an attic room/storage space with skylight windows providing far reaching views. Bedroom 1 has a bay window to the front with views of East Hill and to the side, along Tackleway to the harbour. Bedroom 2 enjoys widespread views across Old Town and along the coast.
OUTSIDE Immediately to the rear of the property is an attractive paved courtyard with an access gate to the side.
PARKING Residents are entitled to apply for two annual permits per household and can also request short term permits for their visitors. Residents' permits are currently £75 per year for the first vehicle and £120 per year for the second vehicle. The possession of a resident permit does not guarantee a parking space.
Phillips & Stubbs
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