Townhouse | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8
1st Floor Sitting Room with Sea Views Sleeps 6 plus 2 Working Fireplace Top Floor Balcony views across the sea!
Welcome to ... Old Chelsea...
Old Chelsea is a large, beautifully restored five storey Victorian House perfect for a seaside self-catering holiday with family or friends. In a fantastic position just across the road from the beach, the accommodation sleeps 6 but has two delightful sitting rooms, both with useful double sofa beds, one on the ground floor and the other on the first floor. The first floor sitting room has a working fireplace with firewood provided, perfect for winter or Christmas breaks and offering wonderful views of the sea. The basement has a modern kitchen with a range oven and five hobs making it a great place to entertain for special occasions such as Christmas or Easter. The dining area leads outside to the stunning decked patio with a gas BBQ and subtle lighting for the evenings. The master bedroom on the top floor has a glass fronted outside balcony with a comfortable table and chairs, the perfect place for drinks overlooking the sea.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||St Leonards|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Gatwick 98 km, Nearest railway: St Leonards|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
You arrive into a lobby with coat hooks behind the door and then into a traditional Victorian hallway, immediately to your right is a large sitting room with a sofa bed which can convert to a double bed allowing use as a spacious bedroom, side table with side lamp, large modern over-hanging lamp, rug and coffee table. The fireplace is filled with logs to use in the first floor sitting room's working fireplace. The next room on the right is a stunning bathroom with large walk in shower, roll top bath sink and WC. One wall is fully mirrored and with the stained glass window makes this a perfect room to enjoy a relaxing soak at the end of a day.
Stairs leading down to the outside patio area and large kitchen on the lower ground floor.
Stairs leading from the Hall up to the first floor sitting room.
Lower ground floor
Access to the outside patio area and then down again to large kitchen and dining area, mind the first deep step at the top of the stairs leading to the kitchen. This is a modern kitchen with a large plasma TV built into the wall. American fridge dispensing cold water, ice and crushed iced and two sinks built into a stone work surface and a further stainless steel work surface running along the side of the range oven offering five hobs. There is a microwave, juicer, toaster, kettle, dishwasher and washing machine. There is a glass topped island unit with a central sink and 3 bar stools for guests to use whilst cooking in the evening or chatting over a glass of wine, as well as a large table and chairs providing a great kitchen dining area. This leads out onto the outside patio area with a gas BBQ and seating, an ideal venue for outdoor 'get togethers'.
The first floor sitting room covers the whole of the first floor. There are two "L" shaped sofas, one of which can be used as a double sofa bed, side tables with lamps, coffee table, rug, large overhanging lamp and large 52” plasma screen TV, DVD player and Sky TV with films. Mirror hanging over the working fireplace. This room offers superb panoramic views from the front of the sitting room overlooking the sea.
Stairs to second floor
At the top of the stairs is a bedroom with bunk beds, chair, side table, lamp and clip on reading lights for the bunk beds and a wall lined wardrobe. Double bedroom with zip-linked beds that can be made up into either a King sized bed or two large single beds, bedside tables and lamps, chest of drawers, cupboard and linen basket. Family bathroom with separate power shower, bath with mixer taps, hand held shower and two sinks, views overlooking the sea. Steep steps up to the Master Bedroom with rope handles.
Master bedroom with kingsize bed, two side tables and lamps and wall lined wardrobes. Ensuite WC and basin. Glass balcony, two comfortable chairs and a table offering fantastic views over the sea.
Selection of CDs, DVDs, 2 iPod docking systems, one in the kitchen and one in the first floor sitting room, Roberts Radio in the master bedroom. Sky TV with films, Wi-Fi, board games, books, bath towels, bedlinen, high chair, stair gate and travel cot. Two kayaks and flotation vests for use by guests (these are to be used at your own risk).
|Further details outdoors|
The property is located directly opposite the promenade. There is no allocated parking but space is usually available on the street adjacent to the house.
The dining area leads outside to the stunning decked patio with a gas BBQ and subtle lighting for the evenings, and the master bedroom has a balcony overlooking the sea.
Strictly no smoking in this property. This property is happy to accept a maximum of two dogs. There is a £20 fee per dog per stay which must be pre-booked. Please remember no dog is allowed to be left in the property unattended during a stay and are not allowed on any furniture or upstairs.
Prices includes bed linen, towels, all utilities, pre-arrival and departure cleaning and a welcome pack. Beach Towels are not provided at Old Chelsea, bath towels are only to be used in the house.
The changeover day for weekly bookings is Saturday in high season. Other start days may be possible on request in the low and mid-season. Short breaks may commence on any day. There is a £24 booking fee per holiday and a £300 security deposit is required prior to arrival which can be pre-authorised on a credit/debit card.
The South East England region
The South East of England is filled with some of the best attractions and outdoor pursuits to be had anywhere in the country.Take a look at the many historic houses, impressive castles and inspiring cathedrals in the South East – a perfect setting for a romantic escape. For a spot of indulgence, have a look at our fine vineyards or treat yourself with a spot of retail therapy at one of the many shopping destinations - perfect for days out in England.The South East is packed full of great days out in England for all the family, with some of the best theme parks in England located in the South East as well as fascinating zoos and intriguing museums – there’s so much – the opportunities are endless. If you want to get out and about, have a look at the range of guide tours or walking tours operators who are sure to show the best of what the region has to offer.
St Leonards on Sea lies to the west of the seaside town of Hastings, just a short walk along the promenade. Places of Interest include Norman Road which has been famous for its antique shops and is enjoying a current revival with many quirky and diverse businesses being established. The chef Nick Hales, who spent 16 years in London at restaurants such as Le Caprice and L’Odeon, opened St Clement’s in St Leonards (with a Michelin bib gourmand) , and QOL Fine foods a deli/café with an artistic flare serving wholesome, mostly homemade or carefully sourced food are just a couple of the delights waiting to be enjoyed. The southern end of Norman road leads into Warrior square gardens and then directly onto the promenade. The sea front of St Leonards is dominated by the art Deco apartment block, Marine Court, built in 1937 modelled on the Ocean Liner Queen Mary and now known locally as “The Ship “. Here you will find further evidence of St Leonards revival with a host of quality restaurants and food outlets with sea front seating continental style !
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