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4 bed detached house for sale


Church Street, Willingdon, Eastbourne, East Sussex BN22

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Property features

  • Tenure: Freehold

Property description

Key features:
  • Detached character house
  • 4 double bedrooms
  • Superb living room
  • Second reception room
  • Large kitchen/breakfast room
  • Downstairs cloak room
  • Family bathroom
  • En-suite shower room
  • Gardens front & rear
  • Garage & off road parking
  • Double glazing
  • Original features

Main Description
Situated on the corner of Church Street and Eastbourne Road in Willingdon, homes of this calibre rarely come to market and it’s easy to see why. Pound Cottage is a superb example of a house whose sympathetic décor is completely in keeping with the style of the property, and enhances its character features. Stripped wood floors, exposed beams, and generously proportioned rooms combine effortlessly with all the home comforts one would expect. Accommodation comprises a sizeable living room with second reception room, extended kitchen/breakfast room, conservatory and cloakroom on the ground floor, with four double bedrooms; one with en-suite and a family bathroom on the first floor. Gardens front and rear, garage and off road parking for three vehicles completes the picture. A must to view, call now on .

Living room
25' 9" x 16' 9" (7.85m x 5.11m) A stunning sitting room with beautiful features such as stripped wood floor, feature fireplace with wood burner and built in wood panel pews either side, exposed beams and leaded light double glazed windows on three sides. The current owners have used the central archway as a natural divide to provide a sitting room and separate dining area without having to compromising on space. Traditional wooden framed, ledged & braced doors with iron furniture lead to the front hallway and mid hall, whilst a timber glazed door leads from the dining area to the conservatory. Neutral decor, radiator, power sockets and television/satellite aerial.

Second reception room
13' 1" x 10' 7" (3.99m x 3.23m) Fresh neutral décor with stripped wood floor and leaded light double glazed window overlooking the front garden, the second reception room can be accessed from the front hallway, the mid hall or the kitchen. Decorative fireplace with stone hearth and inlaid wooden beam mantle, exposed beams, traditional wooden framed, ledged & braced doors with iron furniture, built in cupboard, radiator, power sockets and telephone point.

19' 6" x 7' 6" x 7' (5.94m x 2.29m x 2.31m) A superb 'L' shaped kitchen with a range of matching wall and base units in keeping with the style of the house, and matching wooden work surfaces. Inlaid butler sink and Rangemaster cooker with electric extractor. Double glazed leaded light windows aplenty with a glazed door leading to the patio and garden beyond. Integrated appliances include fridge, freezer and dishwasher with space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Wall mounted boiler. Traditional wooden framed, ledged & braced doors with iron furniture leading to the second reception room, painted wooden door giving access to the garage.

Front garden
The property is approached by a shingle driveway with off road parking for three vehicles and a pathway to the front door. To the side of the driveway is the front garden which has been laid to lawn with a mature tree providing dappled shade, and bordered to the front and side by an original flint wall.

Entrance hall
The timber glazed front door opens on to the front hallway with Victorian style block tiled floor, neutral décor and built in telephone bench. Side window with leaded light double glazing, telephone point and radiator. Traditional wooden framed, ledged & braced doors with iron furniture leading to the living room and second reception room. Carpeted stairs leading to the first floor. Cloak nook to the side.

Accessed from the main reception room via a timber glazed door, the conservatory is of brick construction with two-thirds height double glazed windows on three sides, and a door with full height glazing giving access to the patio and the garden beyond. Wood effect laminate flooring and whitewashed walls. Vertical blinds fitted to all windows with additional roof blinds. Power sockets, lighting.

Mid hall
Small mid hallway giving access from the main reception to the downstairs cloak room and second reception room. Stripped wood floor, neutral décor, traditional wooden framed, ledged & braced doors with iron furniture to all rooms. Storage cupboard.

Downstairs cloakroom
Cloakroom with toilet and wash basin. Neutral décor with tiled spashback, tiled floor, obscured double glazed leaded light window to the rear and built in storage cupboard.

Stairs and landing
Stairs front the front hall lead up to the first floor. Neutral décor and fitted carpet plus an unusual dappled glass skylight from the landing through the attic provides borrowed light. Thermostat, built in storage cupboard, power sockets. Traditional wooden framed, ledged & braced doors with iron furniture lead to each of the four bedrooms which are arranged in two wings either side of the stairs, and the family bathroom.

Master bedroom
13' 1" x 11' 8" (3.99m x 3.56m) A superb master bedroom with traditional wooden framed, ledged & braced doors with iron furniture, neutral décor with feature chimney breast, neutral fitted carpet and dual aspect double glazed leaded light windows; a large window overlooking the front garden with an additional windows to the side. Power sockets and television/satellite aerial. Door to the en-suite shower room.

En-suite shower room
5' 9" x 5' 7" (1.75m x 1.70m) En-suite with built in shower cubical, tiled walls and floor, built in mirror with vanity lights above. The toilet and wash basin have been set within a stylish vanity unit. Ladder style heated towel rail. Electric extractor.

Bedroom 2
11' x 9' 1" (3.35m x 2.77m) Located in the same 'wing' as the master bedroom with traditional wooden framed, ledged & braced doors with iron furniture, pale, calming décor, neutral fitted carpet, double glazed leaded light window overlooking the back garden. Power sockets and television/satellite aerial. Built in wardrobes.

Bedroom 3
11' 11" x 10' 8" (3.63m x 3.25m) Another good size double bedroom with traditional wooden framed, ledged & braced doors with iron furniture, pale, calm décor, neutral fitted carpet, double glazed leaded light window overlooking the front garden. Power sockets and television/satellite aerial.

Bedroom 4
9' 1" x 7' 11" (2.77m x 2.41m) Located in the same 'wing' as bedroom 3 with traditional wooden framed, ledged & braced doors with iron furniture, pale floral décor, neutral fitted carpet, double glazed leaded light window overlooking the back garden, and power sockets.

Family bathroom
7' x 6' 1" (2.13m x 1.85m) Family bathroom with white suite comprising a panelled bath, toilet and pedestal sink. Obscured double glazed window overlooking the rear garden, fully tiled walls in white with accent tiles and tiled floor.

Rear garden
Bordered to the side by an original flint wall, the rear garden comprises a paved patio area which can be accessed independently from the conservatory and the kitchen, and a lawn of approximately 100' in length dotted with flowers and mature shrubs. The lawned area naturally divides into two sections, which the current owners advise worked particularly when their children were smaller and need an area to play without compromising on space to relax on the lawn. At the top of the garden is a shed and a further area which can be used for log storage, composting or even vegetables. A fishpond provides the soft trickle of running water in the background. An area to the side of the house provides concealed storage for the bins, and a gate gives access to the front garden.

Single car garage with up and over door, and internal access to the house via the kitchen. Storage, power and light.

Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £244,582 Sales 467 Current average value £255,657 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £5,327 ▲ 2.13%

Property value data/graphs for BN22

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £377,396 £302 3.2 £359,252
Semi-detached £280,811 £279 3.1 £269,132
Terraced £228,658 £250 2.8 £230,657
Flats £153,426 £257 1.7 £141,186

Current asking prices in BN22

Average: £260,681
Avg. current asking prices in BN22
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £129,975
Flats £123,800
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All £124,450

Current asking rents in BN22

Average: £705 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in BN22
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £540 pcm
£877 pcm
£1,142 pcm
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Flats £580 pcm
£758 pcm
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All £576 pcm
£821 pcm
£1,142 pcm
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Fun facts for BN22

Highest value in BN22
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Decoy Drive £573,979
Wealden Park £541,568
Huggetts Lane £484,481
Rosebery Avenue £483,679
Woodland Avenue £481,850
Highest turnover in BN22
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Sandwich Street 83.3%
Finmere Road 62.5%
Taddington Road 58.3%
Seaside 56.2%
Warrior Square 53.3%

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Nearby transport

  • Hampden Park (Sussex) (1.1 miles)
  • Polegate (1.5 miles)
  • Eastbourne (2.4 miles)
  • Shoreham Airport (24.3 miles)
  • London Gatwick Airport (30.9 miles)
  • Lydd Airport (31.7 miles)
  • Newhaven Harbour Ferry Terminal (8.8 miles)
  • Folkestone Eurotunnel Terminal (42.8 miles)
  • Gravesend Pier (44.9 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Oakwood Primary Academy (0.6 miles)
  • Parkland Infant School (0.7 miles)
  • Parkland Junior School (0.7 miles)
  • Eastbourne College (2.8 miles)
  • Bede's Senior School (5.1 miles)
  • Bellerbys College Brighton (17.3 miles)
  • The Lindfield School (0.5 miles)
  • The Eastbourne Academy (0.6 miles)
  • Ratton School (0.7 miles)
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£2,086 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 46,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £1,673 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £19/mo (£227/yr)
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Gas £55 Electricity £60 Estimated energy cost £115/mo

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The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 20200 kWh/year
Electricity: 5000 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

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Estimated tax band E Council tax cost £224 /mo
when paid over 10 months
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Supply £19 Sewerage £36 Estimated water cost £55 /mo
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