SSTC 4 Bed House - Detached 

East Ascent, St. Leonards-On-Sea Offers In Excess Of £650,000

Property Features

East Ascent, St. Leonards-On-Sea, East Sussex, TN38 0DS
Reception Rooms:2

Contact Agent

Hastings Office
Rother House, Havelock Road
East Sussex
TN34 1BP
Tel: 01424 442443

About the Property

Rush Witt & Wilson present to the market this absolute gem of a property. This stunning four bedroom period house privately is set back accessed from a private twitten in East Ascent. Originally called the Anchor Inn that opened in a yard in 1833 and it is one of the lost pubs of St Leonards. This beer house had an anchor above the door that James Burton incorporated the sign into the of Burton family arms in 1902 and at a later date it became incorporated into coat of arms of St Leonards itself. The current vendors have enjoyed this beautiful house with bespoke furniture and unique features the like of which you never see again. The accommodation is elegantly arranged over three floors boasting four bedrooms, two reception rooms, bespoke kitchen and feature shower room/bathroom with a roll top copper bath arranged over two levels, as well as a further shower wet room and cloakroom/wc. There is a wealth of original and re-instated features found throughout with breath taking design and flair. A generous fully decked garden is found to the rear with a FANTASTIC ADDITION being a recently renovated grape vine providing harvest for wine from Carr Taylor complete with outdoor lighting, electricity and bespoke outdoor kitchen, perfect for fair weather dining and entertaining.

  • Stunning Period Home
  • Accommodation Over Three Floors
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Two Reception Rooms
  • Bespoke Kitchen
  • Generous Decked Rear Garden
  • Host of Original & Reinstated Character
  • Bespoke Furniture & Unique Features
  • Accessed via a Private Twitten

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Property Details

Inner lobby

Part glazed entrance door to front with adjacent window, door providing access to:

Wet Room

Velux window to front, fully tiled walls and floor, concealed low level wc, wash hand basin, wall mounted shower control, soak away, ample concealed storage space, laddered heated towel rail, extractor fan.


3.61m x 3.43m
Two separate port hole windows to side, modern range of base units with work surfaces over, space for range style cooker, stainless steel one and a half bowl sink with spring neck mixer tap, part tiled walls, larder cupboard housing a Worcester boiler with shelving and lighting, integrated dishwasher, ceiling spotlights, opening to:


8.23m x 4.88m (27' x 16' )
Sash window to front, stairs rising to the first floor, understairs storage cupboard with space and plumbing for washing machine, two radiators, grand feature fireplace with an inset wood burning stove, ceiling spotlights.

First Floor


Original stripped floorboards, part glazed entrance door to the twitten, wall mounted alarm system, radiator, stairs rising to the second floor, doors off to the following:


Window to rear, low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin, continuation of the flooring from the landing, part tiled walls storage cupboard.

Bedroom Four

3.61m x 2.90m (11'10 x 9'6" )
Original sash window to front with views, carpet as laid, radiator.

Sitting Room

7.59m x 4.50m (24'11 x 14'9 )
Sash window to front enjoying views towards the sea, french doors providing access to the rear garden, continuation of the original floorboards, radiator, feature fireplace housing a wood burning stove, feature wallpapered ceiling, glass floor to allow natural light into the rooms below.

Second Floor


Sash window to side, original floorboards, doors off to the following:

Master Bedroom

4.88m' x 3.99m (16'' x 13'1 )
French doors to a Juliet balcony offering amazing views to the sea, bespoke handmade elevated bed enjoying the views, velux windows to front, original floorboards, built in wardrobes.

Bedroom Two

3.66m x 2.72m (12' x 8'11)
Double glazed sash window enjoying sea views, bespoke single bed to the elevated part of the room with double bed below, built in wardrobes, original floorboards.

Bedroom Three

3.05m x 3.10m (10' x 10'2 )
Velux windows to rear, single window, original floorboards, stairs to a bespoke double bed.

Bath/Shower Room/WC

Unique picture stained glass window to rear, walk-in shower cubicle with wall mounted shower control, his and hers sinks set into a vanity unit with freestanding mixer taps, low level wc, laddered heated towel rail, understairs storage cupboard, access then through to a copper roll top bath with separate shower over, velux window enjoying views towards the sea, tiled walls, copper decorative paint.


Rear Garden

A particular feature of the property offering ample space for al-fresco dining, built in barbecue, with work space and sink, fridge/freezer, enclosed with walling offering seclusion and privacy, grape vine, decorative shrubs and trees to borders, outside lighting, fully decked, gated rear access. A well established garden offering a cherry tree, roses, grape vine, pergola, outside tap, log shed, outside power sockets.

Agents Note

None of the services or appliances mentioned in these sale particulars have been tested.

It should also be noted that measurements quoted are given for guidance only and are approximate and should not be relied upon for any other purpose.


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