This impressive detached residence is situated in one of Seaford's most prestigious residential areas, nestled within the Historic East Blatchington conservation zone. Within a quarter-mile radius, you'll find Seaford Golf Club and picturesque country walks, while the town centre, offering convenient rail connections to London and Brighton, is just over a mile away.
Positioned to the side on a generously sized plot, Gorse Bank is set back from the road, perfectly balancing the front and rear boundaries. We understand the property was constructed in the late 1920s, the property boasts an annex-style addition known as "Little Gorse," accessible via the main first-floor landing or a separate ground-level entrance.
The ground floor features elegant herringbone polished wood flooring throughout the principal rooms, encompassing a spacious reception hallway, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, study, and a convenient cloakroom.
Ascending to the first floor, you'll be greeted by a charming galleried landing, an impressive master bedroom with a dressing area and en-suite bathroom. Two additional bedrooms and a family bathroom complete this level. The half landing leads to the annex-type accommodation, comprising a mezzanine level that connects to a studio/bedroom four with its independent staircase to the ground floor bathroom. The space also includes a tool store, formerly one of the garages.
Mature gardens grace three sides of the house, and ample parking space is provided between the front entrance and the garage. Additional benefits of this property include modern black aluminium double glazing, gas-fired heating powered by two separate boilers.
The ground level of the property can be entered through a covered arched area, leading to a side courtyard and a pitched roof covered entrance. As you step inside, you'll find a spacious reception hall that connects to all the main rooms, featuring wood herringbone flooring. This level boasts a bright sitting room with a bay window overlooking the rear garden, as well as a traditional dining room with original fireplaces. The kitchen/breakfast room is equipped with a central island and a separate utility room, offering convenient access to the rear garden. Completing the ground floor are a study and a cloakroom
The first floor features an elegant and spacious galleried landing, complete with a charming window bench, perfect for peaceful reading moments while overlooking the front courtyard. This level comprises three generously sized bedrooms, including the master bedroom which offers distant sea views, a dressing area, and an en-suite facility. Additionally, there is a well-proportioned family bathroom.
Ascending from the half landing, you'll find a generously sized mezzanine that could be efficiently utilized as a compact study area. This mezzanine leads into a double bedroom or studio. What's more, there is an extra staircase and a dedicated entrance leading to the ground floor space, which includes a bathroom and a separate shower.
The property is situated on an extensive plot featuring well-maintained gardens at the front, side, and rear. The primary garden areas are beautifully landscaped with lawns, an array of shrubs, fruit trees, and mature fir trees along the South Eastern boundary. A central paved pathway, bordered by a charming cobblestone retaining wall, leads to the side gardens and gently sloping rear lawn, adorned with more shrubs and trees. This is the perfect spot to appreciate the South West aspect of the garden. The driveway provides ample space for multiple vehicles and leads to the integral garage, complete with an inspection pit and housing a separate gas-fired boiler that serves the bedroom/studio and ground floor bathroom.
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