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Property details

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 2 reception rooms

Features

  • Share of freehold

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Description

Offered for sale with no onward chain, and rarely available, a superb seafront penthouse offering stunning views over the sea and the town with distant views of Beachy Head and the South Downs. Built in the 1970's by local builders, R.A. Larkin, the penthouse occupies the entire top (seventh) floor and is now in need of general modernisation, but offers just over 2000 sq ft (195.5 sq m) of versatile accommodation which includes three double bedrooms - with a large en-suite bathroom to the main bedrooms, a superb 37'8 double aspect sitting room, a 20' triple aspect study/sun room, a large kitchen and separate utility room. Outside, there are extensive paved terraces, predominantly to the east and west sides, which take full advantage of the surrounding views. There are also two single garages in an adjacent compound, each with light and power and one with electric door. The block is served by a lift, features a useful rubbish shute and entryphone and constant hot water is supplied, the cost of which included in the service charge.

Well situated on the seafront, the block is only ½ mile from the town centre and the De La Warr Pavilion, backing directly onto The Polegrove Recreation Ground and only yards from Egerton Park both with bowls.
Communal entrance hall

Entryphone controlled. Lift and stairs to 7th (top) floor. Front door to:
Spacious entrance hall

32' 6" (max) x 13' 9" (9.91m x 4.19m) An excellent size entrance to the property. Various fitted storage cupboards with louvered doors, telephone point, Dimplex electric heater, entryphone.
Sitting room

37' 8" x 15' 2" (max) (11.48m x 4.62m) An exceptional double aspect room with glorious sea views plus views towards Beachy Head from the west window. TV point, Dimplex electric heater, double glazed doors to uPVC double glazed porches with access onto the roof terraces including a south facing terrace. Further glazed door to:
Study / sun room

20' 0" x 10' 10" (6.10m x 3.30m) East facing, with views of the sea and the Polegrove. Door to the east roof terrace.
Kitchen

14' 0" x 12' 8" (4.27m x 3.86m) With views over the town, the Polegrove and the sea. Equipped with a range of wood fronted base storage units comprising cupboards, drawers and work surfaces plus matching wall mounted storage cupboards, inset sink with 1½ bowl, mixer tap and drainer, tiled splashbacks, aeg electric hob with extractor hood above, Bosch electric double oven, Neff integrated dishwasher, fitted corner bench seat, tiled flooring, telephone point. Door to:
Utility room

12' 7" x 5' 10" (3.84m x 1.78m) Equipped with base storage units comprising cupboards, drawers and work tops plus matching wall mounted storage cupboards, inset sink bowl with mixer tap, tiled splashbacks, plumbing for washing machine, tiled floor, glazed door to north terrace.

Bedroom 1
14' 10" x 12' 10" (4.52m x 3.91m) Equipped with a range of built in wardrobes to one wall plus a fitted dressing table. TV point, electric convector heater. Door to:
En-suite bathroom

Part tiled walls and a suite comprising panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, vanity unit with inset washbasin and drawers below and WC. Electric heated towel rail.

Bedroom 2
17' 10" x 10' 9" (5.44m x 3.28m) A lovely size room with westerly views over the sea to the South Downs and Beachy Head. Electric convector heater.

Bedroom 3
12' 3" x 8' 9" (3.73m x 2.67m) Fitted wardrobe, electric convector heater.
Bathroom

Part tiled walls and suite comprising panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal washbasin and WC. Strip light/shaver point, electric heated towel rail.
Roof terraces

Extensive roof terraces to all sides of the property, predominantly to the east and west sides, providing glorious, extensive and uninterrupted views over the sea, with Beachy Head and the South Downs to the west, and over the town and the Polegrove.

Garage
- no. 46

18' 0" x 9' 0" (5.49m x 2.74m) Electric up and over door, light, power.

Garage
- no 47

18' 0" x 9' 0" (5.49m x 2.74m) Up and over door, light, power.

Lease
- 999 years from 1971

Service charge

To include the cleaning and lighting of the common parts, lift maintenance, block insurance, constant hot water, water and sewerage rates, gardening, management fees, etc.

2017: £2914.00
2018: £3800.00
2019: £3136 plus an additional £1047 towards fire prevention works
2020: £3794.32
Note

The freehold of the block is held by a resident's company, West Parade Estates, in which flat owners have a share.
EPC rating - E

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Local Amenities

  • Collington 0.2 miles
  • Bexhill 0.8 miles
  • King Offa Primary Academy 0.7 miles
  • St Peter and St Paul CofE Primary School 0.8 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Collington 0.2 miles
  • Bexhill 0.8 miles
  • King Offa Primary Academy 0.7 miles
  • St Peter and St Paul CofE Primary School 0.8 miles

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Average estimated value for a flat in TN39:

  • £204,897
  • Price decrease

  • -£1,778
  • (-0.860%)
  • Over the last 12 months

In the last 12 months

  • Average sale price

    £196,486
  • Properties sold

    58

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Price history

Sold prices provided by Land Registry
13th Jun 2020 £550,000 Price reduced by £30,000
8th Nov 2019 £580,000 Price reduced by £15,000
3rd Aug 2019 £595,000 First listed

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