Vicarage Road, Hastings

£550,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
*** Offers Over £550,000 *** Entering through the front door, you are greeted with a lovely view looking through the house into the kitchen and the garden. An internal porch is conveniently located for shoes and coats. Original wooden floors lead the way into the downstairs living room, currently used as a yoga studio. The kitchen/ dinner at the rear of the house leads to the garden through French doors. The kitchen benefits from a breakfast island with a wooden worktop, integrated oven & stove, cupboards and shelves. The room also has a working log burner and built-in storage in the fireplace recesses.

Ascending the original wooden staircase to the first floor, there is a bedroom to the front of the house, currently being used as a sitting room, and one bedroom to the rear, with views over Hastings and Alexandra Park. The family bathroom is located at the end of the landing, fitted with a bath/shower.

At the top of the staircase on the second floor is a separate WC with a stained glass door. The master bedroom at the back of the property enjoys far-reaching views across Hastings towards the sea. At the front of the property, there is another double bedroom. All rooms front and back on the first, second and third floor benefit from the Victorian bay windows. Double glazed windows throughout and central heating.

The loft room accessed by a feature staircase with a cupboard under, is original to the building, and is of good size with original glass panelling to the stairwell, creating a light and airy room at the top of the house, currently utilized as a studio. The room has Velux windows on either side of the roof and a large storage cupboard.

Outside, the rear garden is west facing and is arranged in two tiers, with a hardscaped terrace at the top, perfect for al fresco dining. Steps lead down to a seating area with a small wildlife pond, ornamental cherry tree, jasmine and flowers. There is a lawned area bordered by flowers, shrubs, vegetable patch, trees and a potting shed. A side gate gives handy access to the street, a rare occurrence on terraced roads. The front garden is bordered with shrubs and flowers.

The Old Town is a unique place with artist open houses running throughout Hastings in the spring months along with summer fairs and street parties. Looking for an evening out? Old Town and St Leonards have great local pubs serving good food (try The Crown, Dragon Bar, Wine Shed, St Clements, St Leonard and Half Man Half Burger). Excellent local shops including Penbuckles and Judges serve the best coffee and scrumptious food. Hastings station is close with a direct link to Charing Cross, Kings Cross International and Brighton accessible within 1h:30 mins perfect for commuters.

Hastings has the largest fishing fleet in Europe that is launched from a beach, which is known as the Stade. The Castle built by William the Conqueror but now in ruins is at the top of West Hill and offers wonderful views of the area and Channel. The steepest funicular railway in Britain takes passengers from the Old Town up to the Castle.

Seven years after opening on the Hastings seafront, Jerwood Gallery has relaunched in the Summer 2019 as Hastings Contemporary - a new, independent, modern and contemporary art gallery for the South East.

There are many other attractions in Hastings and St Leonards On Sea, both architectural and cultural. The fantastic Hastings pier (recently awarded pier of the year) hosts numerous live gigs and shows and is a wonderful place to visit. The town hosts several events throughout the year, which include the Hastings Half Marathon, the Jack in the Green Festival, Hastings Beer Festival, Coastal Currents and the Old Town Carnival.

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