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5 bed detached house for sale


South Cliff, Bexhill-On-Sea TN39

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Property description

Cordova is one of Bexhill's most prestigious properties, occupying a elevated coastal position commanding magnificent uninterrupted sea views from its principal rooms. This outstanding property is believed to date back to the mid 1930's with later additions and featured in the The Ideal Home magazine in 1939. This individually designed villa enjoys many appealing features including elegant drawing room with three large arched windows enjoying direct sea views, ornate internal joinery and general decoration, well appointed 27ft kitchen/breakfast room overlooking west facing courtyard garden, impressive sitting room/garden room with sea views and direct garden access, two further reception rooms, master bedroom suite with dressing room, en-suite bathroom/WC and access to south facing sun balcony with sea views, four further bedrooms, two of which are south facing with access to south facing sun balcony. A second staircase gives further flexibility with an option of using part of the house as a two story, two bedroom annexe. There is also extensive off road parking, attached double garage and attractive south facing landscaped gardens. An internal inspection is highly recommended.

Arched wooden door leading to;

Entrance Porch

With glazed and wrought iron door to;

Entrance Hall (9.45m max x 4.88m max narrowing to 2.39m (31' max)

Enjoying pleasant aspect through the sitting room/family room across the sea, ornate wall tiles, marble flooring, two radiators, heating/air conditioning unit, solid wooden double doors leading to;

Drawing Room (7.62m max' x 7.52m max (25 max' x 24'8 max))

Enjoying southerly aspect overlooking rear garden with far reaching sea views, oak flooring, magnificent stone open fireplace, two stain glass windows, heating/air conditioning unit, radiator, glazed double doors to Sitting Room/Family Room.

Solid wooden double doors from entrance hall leading to;

Dining Room (5.84m x 4.22m (19'2 x 13'10))

Enjoying southerly aspect with sea views, attractive stone fireplace with gas point, stain glass windows, radiator and glazed double doors leading to Sitting Room/Family Room.

Glazed double doors from entrance hall leading to;

Sitting Room/Family Room (13.92m max x 5.69m (45'8 max x 18'8))

Large arched windows commanding magnificent south facing far reaching sea views, marble flooring, sealed unit double glazed sliding doors leading to rear garden, further double and single doors leading to outside, access to

Sauna Room

With wooden panelled walls, shower cubicle, tiled flooring and sauna.

Ground Floor Cloakroom/Wc

With low level WC, tiled walls, marble flooring, pedestal wash basin, cloaks/storage cupboard, radiator, range of mirror fronted cloaks cupboards.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room (8.28m x 5.41m max (27'2 x 17'9 max))

With partially glazed ceiling, double butler sink having mixer tap, range of honed granite working surfaces with drawers and cupboards under, wall mounted storage cupboard, floor standing storage unit with shelved cupboard having drawers beneath, further floor standing storage unit with glass display cabinets with lighting having drawers and cupboards under, fitted 6 ring range cooker with cupboards to either side, walk in ventilated larder cupboard, space and plumbing for american style fridge/freezer, integrated Miele dishwasher, unit having recess for microwave with cupboards above and beneath, central island with honed granite work surfaces having drawers, cupboards and pull out baskets beneath, original bell system, oak flooring, skirting heater, heating/air conditioning unit, radiator, built in shelved storage cupboard with cupboard above, wooden double doors leading to west facing courtyard garden.

Door from kitchen to;

Second Hallway

With two built in storage cupboards having cupboards above, second staircase leading to bedrooms 4 & 5.

Boiler Room

Housing two boilers, hot water tank.

Side Lobby

With wine store, further storage and door leading to outside.

Utility Room

With single drainer stainless steel sink unit having cupboards beneath, space and plumbing for washing machine, shelved cupboard, door to garage.

Study (4.42m x 3.10m (14'6 x 10'2))

With range of fitted shelving and storage cupboards, radiator.

Impressive stone staircase with wrought iron balustrading leading to;

Semi Circular Galleried Landing

Being a particular feature of the property having two built in storage cupboards and radiator.

Master Bedroom Suite (7.32m x 4.27m (24' x 14'))

Enjoying both south and westerly aspect with far reaching view across the sea towards Eastbourne, brick built fireplace with ornate insert tiling having stain glass window above, built in double wardrobe, radiator, glazed double doors to South Facing Sun Balcony.

Dressing Room (3.10m to front of wardrobes x 3.07m (10'2 to front)

Commanding southerly aspect with far reaching sea views, built in wooden wardrobes comprising both hanging and shelving with cupboards above, large fitted matching drawer unit, radiator, glazed double doors to South Facing Sun Balcony.

En-Suite Bathroom/Wc

Having partially sunken bath, pedestal wash basin with mixer taps, low level WC, bidet, tiled walls, inset lighting, wall mounted electric heater, heated towel rail.

Bedroom 2 (6.02m x 4.17m (19'9 x 13'8))

Enjoying southerly aspect with far reaching sea views, stain glass window, radiator, built in double wardrobe cupboard, glazed double doors to South Facing Sun Balcony.

Adjoining Bathroom/Wc

With sunken bath having mixer tap, vanity unit with inset wash basin having cupboard beneath, low level WC, shower cubicle, tiled walls, heated towel rail, inset lighting, wall mounted electric heater, door to landing.

Bedroom 3 (4.24m x 3.78m (13'11 x 12'5))

Enjoying southerly aspect with far reaching sea views, radiator, built in wardrobe cupboard, ornate radiator, glazed double doors to South Facing Sun Balcony.

Separate Wc

With low level WC, corner vanity unit with mixer taps having cupboard beneath and mirror with light above.

Second Landing

With airing cupboard having slatted shelving, access to loft space, two built in storage cupboards, one having hanging and one having shelving, stain glass window.

Bedroom 4 (4.29m x 2.57m (14'1 x 8'5))

Built in wardrobe cupboard, radiator.

Bedroom 5 (3.94m x 2.41m (12'11 x 7'11))

With radiator.

Shower Room/Wc

With shower cubicle, wash hand basin, low level WC, tiled flooring, tiled walls, heated towel rail.


The front garden is walled with area of lawn and well stocked flower boarders. There is also an extensive paved area with off-road parking for several vehicles giving access to;

Double Garage (6.17m x 5.64m (20'3 x 18'6))

With electrically operated up and over door having light and power, door leading to outside and personal access.

To the rear the garden is of good size being south facing and backing onto the seafront with magnificent sea views. There is an area of lawn with well stocked flower borders, steps down to a paved patio and further steps giving access to large area being paved and having access onto the promenade. The garden is mainly walled with an enclosed west facing courtyard area being paved with a bbq and side access. There is a store to one side of the property with power.


Proceeding from the De La Warr Pavilion in a westerly direction along the seafront, at the roundabout turn left onto West Parade, continue towards the end and turn left into South Cliff where the property will be found on the left hand side.

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Market activity
Average price paid £313,111 Sales 554 Current average value £336,515 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £18,042 ▲ 5.67%

Property value data/graphs for TN39

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £434,196 £309 3.4 £417,829
Semi-detached £280,828 £282 2.9 £272,654
Terraced £222,149 £229 2.9 £225,179
Flats £201,894 £266 2.0 £181,236

Current asking prices in TN39

Average: £364,364
Avg. current asking prices in TN39
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £294,727
Flats £137,616
All £137,616

Current asking rents in TN39

Average: £882 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in TN39
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £399 pcm
£924 pcm
£1,001 pcm
£1,450 pcm
£2,500 pcm
Flats £525 pcm
£713 pcm
£897 pcm
- -
All £509 pcm
£840 pcm
£966 pcm
£1,450 pcm
£2,500 pcm

Fun facts for TN39

Highest value in TN39
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Winceby Close £935,229
Clavering Walk £870,318
Hartfield Road £858,622
Popps Lane £853,921
Herbrand Walk £765,003
Highest turnover in TN39
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Concorde Close 70.6%
Park Lane 70.0%
Chichester Close 63.6%
Mansell Close 63.2%
St. Marks Close 56.2%

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Nearby transport

  • Collington (0.6 miles)
  • Cooden Beach (0.9 miles)
  • Bexhill (1.4 miles)
  • Lydd Airport (23.1 miles)
  • Shoreham Airport (32.5 miles)
  • London Gatwick Airport (35.1 miles)
  • Newhaven Harbour Ferry Terminal (17.4 miles)
  • Folkestone Eurotunnel Terminal (34.4 miles)
  • Gravesend Pier (42.3 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Little Common School (0.8 miles)
  • King Offa Primary Academy (1.1 miles)
  • Charters Ancaster Preparatory & Nursery School (1.3 miles)
  • Eastbourne College (8.9 miles)
  • Bede's Senior School (10.9 miles)
  • Bellerbys College Brighton (25.5 miles)
  • Bexhill High Academy (1.4 miles)
  • St Richard's Catholic College (1.9 miles)
  • St Mary's School and 6th Form College (2.0 miles)
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£7,065 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 180,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £6,478 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £125,000 Average insurance cost £24/mo (£286/yr)
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Gas £70 Electricity £75 Estimated energy cost £145/mo

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Energy costs explained

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: 26700 kWh/year
Electricity: 6300 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Estimated tax band H Council tax cost £358 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.


Supply £21 Sewerage £39 Estimated water cost £60 /mo
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Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

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