This gorgeous , Georgian boutique, two bedroom flat in Hastings St Leonards is a family treat, a romantic hideaway or an artists dream.Straight out the pages of house and garden. The house has two large bedrooms, one gigantic living room, with theatre like curtains, beautifully accessorised full of wonderful lighting chandeliers and candles a home from home. The bathroom with huge georgian bateau style bathroom for two to lounge in and walk in marble shower.
The kitchen is French style and opens onto front garden which has a raised patio where we usually have our coffee on in the mornings and read a paper on the bench . With enormous 12ft ceiling height so one feels free and relaxed. Perfect for a restful romantic weekend away, or to write and paint and create, or for a young family ( we have a cupboard full of games and drawing materials including an easel which you can use . There are also hundreds of DVDS art house books and novels galore and in addition an ipod dock and cd players with all the cds from the last thirty years all for your use.
Situated five minutes walk from the beach and St Leonards famous antique haunt the Norman road with the famous st clements michelin star restaurant along with numerous cafes for breakfast.
There are also two beautiful bicycles oxford style with wicker baskets so you can whizz along the pier up to the hastings old town in ten minutes to visit Hendrys home store or pier nine restaurant or the new jerwood gallery . The sea view is from the sitting room window which faces east and so afternoon sun and sunset . The sea view is quite distant but its there!
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||st leonardsa and hastings|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Gatwick, Nearest railway: st leonards|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, Bicycles available|
Sussex is a beautiful country side region ,
St leonards is famed for having the most sunshine year round in England
There are many historic places to visit and country pubs water sports and antique shops and fairs . There is a festival somewhere nearly every weekend!
St leonards is the georgian area close to Hastings, Its more genteel , the architect was A Bruton who designed the regency style Belsize park ,our house is build by Bruton himself and dates from 1840. The are hundreds of antique shops and funky cafes , We are a cycle ride from Hastings main town which hosts many festivals throughout the year of note in spring the Jack of the green and then in May the pirate festival and vintage bike and car festivals. In winter we have the famous hastings bonfire parades which are legendary.
In September the food and wine festivals and at christmas we have fairs.And of course the legendary Battle which is ten minutes drive where the battle of Hastings is reenacted in September.
The beach is useable all year long with pebbles that can always be sat on as they are dry and with a flask of tea and our winter picnic blankets that we provide they beat a sand beach hands down. Visit the michelin star restaurant in St leonards St Clements or Pier nine on the waterfront for a boutique lunch or irish coffee.
Hastings town has numerous activities for children with mini golf and the castles ,If you like kite surfing we have a garage to store your kite or you can drive to camber sands for the course.Sailing is also available in hastings. Bexhill is a short drive away and historic Rye if you want oysters and antiques.