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Close to beach
Ready made business for sale
4/5 Guest rooms
Large pretty garden
Off road parking
Near to town
Polecat Properties are delighted to receive instructions to bring this substantial property to the sales market. The current owners have welcomed Bed and Breakfast guests to their home for many years. With 4/5 bedrooms and currently set up with 3 letting rooms. The property has a large conservatory used as the dining room which overlooks the mature and secluded garden. There are 2 further reception rooms one of which is currently used as a guest lounge.
The house is situated in a quiet residential street and is just a short stroll to Bexhill town centre with its array of independent shops and restaurants. The train station and bus links are also nearby. Bexhill beach and the iconic De La Warr Pavilion are within easy reach.
The property dates from around 1920 with large rooms offering great proportions and many original features. The exterior is painted white pebble dash with a tile hung roof. The windows are wood effect UPVC double glazed with inset Georgian bars.
To the front there are two off road parking spaces. The remaining frontage is pebbles with slabs approaching the front door. The front boundaries are a mixture of conifer and mature hedging with a small white pebble dash wall to either side of the drive. The rear garden can be accessed via gates to either side of the property.
The rear garden is a tranquil oasis and has an area of lawn with two seating areas. There is an abundance of well established plants and trees including a weeping willow, camellias, hibiscus and roses. The lower end of the garden is reached via stone steps and is planted with bluebells and bulbs and mature plants. This area includes a shed for equipment. The garden is not overlooked and is bordered with conifers, a brick wall and close board panel fencing.
Internally the whole house is decorated in a sympathetic and neutral style and provides a comfortable and homely ambience. The current owners have continuously improved the property during their ownership.
Further information and benefits include:
A Worcester gas boiler with gas central heating throughout
Pressurised hot water system
Integral linked smoke alarm system
Each bedroom has plenty of plug sockets
The house has been run as a successful Bed and Breakfast since 2007 and the sellers are able to provide yearly accounts detailing the income. The business element of the house is available for sale by separate negotiation.
Please note that we have not tested the services or any of the equipment or appliances in this property, accordingly we strongly advise prospective buyers to commission their own survey or service reports before finalising their offer to purchase. While we endeavour to make our sales particulars fair, accurate and reliable, they are only a general guide to the property and accordingly if there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact the office and we will be pleased to check the position for you, especially if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property
outer hallway Reached via double wooden front doors. Partly glazed with a glazed arch window above. The hallway is fully door-matted.
Office/ bed 5 The office is situated just off the outer hallway and with some updating could become a single occupancy bedroom. A small cupboard houses a meter and fuse box. The room is bright with a large window to the front of the property and 2 windows with obscured glass to the side.
Inner hallway Approached from the inner wooden front door with wrought iron fixtures and a leaded window above. The hallway is wide and spacious with wood effect laminate flooring. Offering storage cupboards which enclose a meter and fuse box. All the doors throughout the property are the original wood panelled 1920s style and these lead off the hallway to several areas in the property.
There is a wide and attractive staircase to the first floor and door to under stairs cupboard. The hallway has a dado rail and is decorated with a floral embossed wallpaper below and complimentary wallpaper above. White panel radiator, emergency lighting, light fitting.
Reception room 1 A large room with big bay window over looking the front of the property. The room is well proportioned with high ceiling, 1920s plaster coving, dado rail and picture rail.
There is a brick built fireplace with wooden mantel and inset gas effect coal fire.
Utility room/cloakroom Fitted with a white low level wc, stainless steel drainer and sink. Plenty of storage including wall cupboards, base units and floor to ceiling cupboards for linens and cleaning equipment. Open shelving for washing baskets. There is a semi-commercial washing machine and gas tumble drier.
Reception room 2 Another good sized room with nice proportions and currently used as a lounge. Wood effect UPVC French doors with glazing to the sides and above lead through to the conservatory with views to the garden beyond.
Kitchen Fitted with a good range and mixture of wall and base units and open shelves offering plenty of storage. The walls are all neutrally decorated with a cream metro tile splash back over the large range cooker, the remaining walls are part tile, painted and part tongue and groove style panelling.
A newly fitted upright radiator.
Fitted with a cream lino floor.
Spaces for fridge/freezer
Ceiling spot lights and under and over cupboard lighting
A large window looks through to the conservatory
Door leading to conservatory
conservatory This room runs the entire width of the property and is UPVC and glass construction with a plastic roof. Double doors and wooden steps lead down to the garden and there is also a side door on the side return.
This spacious room is neutrally decorated with tile effect flooring and is currently used as a guest dining room and also offers a seating area.
Stairs The dog-leg staircase is generous and wide and a lovely feature of the property. With two small landings before reaching the first floor. With white painted spindles and newel post and a polished mahogony hand rail. A very large window with obscured glazing gives plenty of light onto the first floor landing and hallway below.
Upper landing A spacious landing with wood panel doors leading to all rooms. Entrance to the loft via a good size square opening. The loft is large, partly boarded and has no cross timbers.
Bedroom 1 A good double room, neutrally decorated with tongue and groove wood paneling to the lower walls. Over looking the front of the property. Benefits from a wash basin in the room.
Bedroom 2 Currently used as a guest room and beautifully presented with neutral carpets and décor with an attractive bay window surrounded by tongue and groove panelling. Space for a seating area.
Ensuite A well equipped shower room with neutral décor and lino floor. Fitted with a white low level wc bathroom suite. Chrome fittings and shower fittings. A special feature of this room is the obscured glass brick wall in the shower.
Bathroom Fitted with a white suite and low level WC. A large basin set into a vanity unit with cupboards below and shelving and counter space to each side. A large vanity mirror with shelves to each side and 1920s style wall lights are set above the basin.
White P shaped bath with curved shower screen and chrome effect shower fitting. White heated towel rail.
A tiled floor and large neutral wall tiles with complementary border to the sink and shower areas. The walls are painted with a tasteful paint effect with a hint of gold.
Bedroom 3 Currently a guest room this is a large bright room with a large window over looking the rear garden. Neutral décor with tongue and groove panelling to the lower walls. With a seating area and tea and coffee making space.
Ensuite A obscured glass panel door leads to the ensuite to bedroom 3. Fitted with a white suite and low level WC. A white heated towel rail. Fully tiled shower enclosure with chrome effect fittings. The walls are finished with a gold effect shimmer paint and there are recessed ceiling spot lights.
Bedroom 4 A large room used as family B&B room with space for a double and single bed. Over- looking the rear of the property, Includes room for seating and has the benefit of a wash basin. Neutrally decorated and carpeted.