Overview A truly one of a kind property, formally a Victorian Turkish bathhouse, school swimming house and a glass factory, now a simply stunning family home. This incredible residence is positioned in a favoured location in St.Leonards-On-Sea, a stone's throw from the seafront. Effortlessly combining an eclectic mix of fun features, Turkish inspired decor and Victorian character, the Bath House boasts a wonderful open-plan living area equipped with its very own bowling ally, a cinema room, three further double bedrooms, three bathrooms and a courtyard area with distant sea views. This truly is a home like no other. Call us now for more information, we are *Open 8 am - 8 pm 7 Days a Week*
situation Set in a prominent position on West Hill Road, The Bath House is a stone's throw from St Leonard's beautiful seafront and it's many restaurants, bars, galleries and an array of boutique shops. St Leonard's Gardens is just across the road from the property and provides a lovely green space to escape to. The closest mainline station is St Leonard's Warrior Square, providing direct services into London Charing Cross and London Bridge and is approximately 0.5 miles from the property.
Entrance hall A grand and imposing front entrance door with stone surround leads into the entrance hall, there's ample space for coast and shoes, a utility cupboard, doors leading into the main reception area, bedrooms two and three, the family shower room and stairs to both the upper and lower floors, wide exposed oak floorboards and a radiator.
Living/dining/kitchen The large open-plan living/dining/kitchen space has been thoughtfully designed to offer multiple separate areas for entertaining and relaxing. With timber flooring, exposed brickwork, a vaulted ceiling with eight opening roof lite windows which bathe this space in natural light and beautiful sanded beams plus feature stained glass window and a bowling alley. There is a side door accessing the outside courtyard, radiators, space for sofas and further freestanding furniture. Towards the rear is the industrial style kitchen area with its range of base units with a polished concrete worktops and copper and driftwood doors, a mixture of original tiling and boarding to the floor, exposed brickwork, a five ring range cooker with an electric hood, six storage 'lockers', space for a American style fridge freezer, a spiral staircase leading up to the mezzanine level, a ceramic sink with a mixer tap, an integrated dishwasher.
Mezzanine Accessed via an iron spiral staircase from the kitchen area, this versatile space overlooking the reception room provides an excellent cosy area to read and relax.
Cellar Positioned directly beneath the main reception space is the old swimming pool; accessed via a hatch and a staircase leading down from the kitchen. There is limited head height but the space offers a large amount of storage. There are no fewer than eight radiators that keep the open plan entertaining space at optimum temperature. There is also crawling space through a small tunnel into the utility room on the lower ground floor.
Master bedroom suite Set on the first floor the master suite has fitted storage space on the landing, cupboards and shelving with stained-glass double doors leading into the bedroom. An exceptional master bedroom with Velux windows offering sea views, freestanding nickel bath, ample space for free standing bedroom furniture. Hidden behind the bed is a walk in showering cubicle, low-level WC and a wash hand basin, exposed floorboards and radiators.
Bedroom two An excellent size guest room with a large front facing sash window with wooden shutters, a feature exposed brick wall, ample space for bedroom furniture, oak floorboards, two radiators.
En suite Bathroom: A beautifully decorated, Turkish inspired bathroom complete with hand made freestanding nickel bath, his and hers sinks set into a vanity unit with storage beneath, radiator, a window to the rear, part tiled walls, tiled floor.
Bedroom three Third double bedroom with a large front facing sash window with wooden shutters, a bespoke bunk bed, three tiers high and can sleep six, floorboards and a radiator.
Family shower room Another extremely well-appointed shower room with a large walk-in shower, a light tunnel bringing in natural light into the room, a pedestal sink, low-level w/c, part tiled walls, fully tiled floor and a radiator.
Cinema room/bedroom four Stone steps leading down to cinema room, currently fitted out with drop down projector and a custom made fitted sofa, this room would equally make a great size fourth bedroom, there is a window to front, fitted shelving and walk-in storage cupboard, a radiator, wooden floorboards. Door through to the utility room.
Utility room The 'Submarine' inspired utility room, with space and plumbing for white goods, hot water tank, shelving for linen, floorboards, radiator and through a porthole is a fun kids crawl through the tunnel leading through to the storage space beneath the main reception room.
Outside courtyard The external courtyard has space to sit and enjoy the sunshine on custom benches set into the external wall, there is a period sandstone wall, planted beds and access to the front via a secure gate and distant sea views.