Taylor Engley are delighted to offer to the market this home plus income opportunity, a substantial Grade 2* listed former vicarage located in the heart of the Sussex market town of Hailsham. Hailsham Grange has been significantly improved over the years and offers spacious versatile living accommodation, retaining many period features. The accommodation is arranged over three floors with the top floor currently designed as a self-contained three bedroom flat with private entrance, this can also be accessed from the house so can easily be incorporated as part of the main house if required. The flat is currently let at approximately £11,000 per annum. The neighbouring Coach House is a detached Grade 2 listed building, which has been converted into four one bedroom flats with communal garden and parking, currently all let generating a rental income of approximately £36,000 per annum. The Coach House is also available for sale at an asking price of £550,000 Freehold, subject to contract. EPC Exempt
Hailsham Grange is known as one of the most impressive and historical buildings in Hailsham. Built circa 1705, to portray the style of the Queen Anne period, the property stands proud adjacent to Hailsham Parish church. Hailsham Grange was built for Rev. Ordiarne Hooper and acted as the Vicarage until the mid 1950's.
Panelled entrance door opening into
Reception Hall/Dining Room (6.27m x 4.27m (20'7" x 14'))
Two large sash windows to front with folding wooden shutters, three radiators, fireplace with marble surround, recessed shelving and built-in cupboard, marble flooring.
Quarry tiled floor, door to rear garden. Door to cellar.
Divided into three storage areas.
Drawing Room (8.89m max x 4.55m (29'2" max x 14'11"))
A double aspect room with large sash windows overlooking the front and rear gardes, impressive open fireplace with marble fireplace surround, three radiators, curved bookshelves with secret cupboards behind.
UPVC construction and enjoying views over the garden.
Family Room/Study (4.32m x 3.45m narrowing to 3.00m (14'2" x 11'4" na)
Marble fireplace surround, radiator, large sash window enjoying views over the rear garden, built-in bookcase.
White suite comprising low level wc and wash basin with cupboards below. Radiator, window to rear.
Kitchen (5.28m max x 3.86m (17'4" max x 12'8"))
Fitted with a matching range of cream fronted wooden cupboards and drawers. Stainless steel sink unit, work surfaces, island breakfast bar with cupboards beneath, large built-in stroage cupboard with shelves and coat hooks. Four oven aga, space for fridge freezer and dishwasher. Window with outlook to side and French doors opening on to the rear garden.
Door to side, radiator, double louvred doors to utility/boot room. Staircase leading to top floor flat.
Plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, work surface, Vaillant central heating boiler, radiator, sink.
From the inner hallway an impressive sweeping balustrade staircase rises to the galleried first floor landing.
First Floor Landing
Large sash window enjoying views over the rear garden, radiator, airing cupboard, built-in storage cupboard.
Bedroom One (4.93m x 4.34m (16'2" x 14'3"))
Two windows with outlook to front, two radiators, impressive marble fireplace surround, built-in wardrobe cupboards.
Modern En-Suite Shower Room
Fitted with a shower cubicle and wc, pedestal wash basin. Radiator, window to front.
Bedroom Two (5.26m narrowing to 4.83m x 4.45m (17'3" narrowing)
Double aspect with windows enjoying views to the side and rear, radiator, feature fireplace.
Bedroom Three (4.67m x 4.37m (15'4" x 14'4"))
Two windows with outlook to front, feature fireplace surround, radiator, built-in bookshelves.
An impressive suite comprising large shower cubicle, double ended bath, wash basin with cupboards below, low level wc. Radiator, window with outlook to rear, heated towel rail.
Bedroom Four (4.17m x 3.20m (13'8" x 10'6"))
Radiator, windows with outlook to front and rear, built-in shelved cupboard.
The top floor is currently arranged as a separate three bedroom self contained flat 'The Nursery', however, this could quite easily by incorporated back within the main house if required.
Bath with matching wash basin, wc, separate shower cubicle. Radiator, window with outlook to rear.
Kitchen (3.40m x 3.18m (11'2" x 10'5"))
Fitted with a range of wall and base units, radiator. Built-in dishwasher, washer dryer, electric oven and four ring electric hob with extractor hood over. Space for fridge freezer. Window enjoying views to rear.
Living Room (4.39m x 4.37m (14'5" x 14'4"))
Decorative fireplace, radiator, window with views to rear.
Bedroom One (4.19m x 3.25m (13'9" x 10'8"))
Radiator, decorative fireplace. Window with outlook to front.
Bedroom Two (4.19m x 3.58m (13'9" x 11'9"))
Radiator. Window with outlook to front.
Bedroom Three (4.22m x 3.78m (13'10" x 12'5"))
Radiator, window with outlook to front.
The well maintained landscaped gardens that surround the property are a particular feature.
The front of the property enjoys an impressive sweeping in out driveway with walled frontage, low box hedging, lawned area and gate to side.
An impressive landscaped garden with areas of lawn, well stocked herbaceous flowerbeds, hornbeam and box hedging, brick pathways, feature summerhouse and a variety of trees.
The Coach House
The neighbouring property The Coach House consists of four one bedroom flats, with its own courtyard parking and communal gardens. The flats are currently let on assured shorthold tenancies, generating an annual rental income of approximately £36,000.
The top floor flat (The Nursery) at Hailsham Grange is let producing £11,000 per annum.
The Coach House is also available for sale at an asking price of £550,000 Freehold and Subject to contract.
The market town of Hailsham enjoys many amenities, including a variety of shops, post office, banks, leisure centre, cinema, four junior schools and a secondary school/community college. Hailsham is only a short drive from mainline railway stations at Polegate and has ample bus links and main road access A22. The larger seaside town of Eastbourne, with a wider range of shopping facilities, theatres and attractions, is only a 15 minute drive. This traditional market town enjoys weekly livestock sales as well a stall market and boot fair. There are also monthly farmer's market. The Cuckoo Trail country walk and bridle path, parks with play areas and attractive landscaped ponds. Steeped in history, older properties and constant reminders of the town's ancient years are dotted throughout and provide a characterful environment for the residents.
For clarification, we wish to inform prospective purchasers that we have prepared these sales particulars & floor plans as a general guide. We have not carried out a detailed survey nor tested the services, appliances & specific fittings. All measurements are approximate and into bays, alcoves and occasional window spaces where appropriate. Room sizes cannot be relied upon for carpets and furnishings.
Taylor Engley is a trading name of Taylor Engley Limited, registered office Railview Lofts, 19c Commercial Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex BN21 3XE, company number 5477238, registered in England and Wales.