Shirley Drive, Hove, East Sussex, BN3

£2,250,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
A fabulous contemporary home perfectly designed for family life and entertaining, with stunning views over Hove and the sea beyond, and excellent transport links into Brighton and London Gatwick Airport.

This excellent residence has been architecturally designed to create a modern and energy efficient home that catches the eye, with the highest quality fixtures and fittings and exceptional attention to detail throughout. Extending to almost 4,000 square feet, the property has been designed to meet the demands of modern living, with superb natural light, generously proportioned reception areas and ample space for home working if desired. Tall Crittal-style windows with minimal frames are designed to frame the captivating views over the surrounding cityscape towards the sea, and furthermore provide maximum natural light. Use of a muted colour palette, glass, wood parquet and high gloss sanitaryware adds to the feeling of light and space. Further desirable additions include underfloor heating, a striking designer Higson Bespoke kitchen, bi-fold and sliding doors to the front and rear, a wine cellar integrated into the staircase and, within the main suite on the first floor, a tranquil en suite bathroom and fully fitted wardrobes.

On the lower ground floor, there is access to the garage and a cinema room with steps leading up to the ground floor. The entrance hallway opens to a sitting room and separate drawing room, a cloakroom, utility room and the main living space, a kitchen/dining/family room spanning the rear of the house. This 31ft room is ideal for entertaining and equally provides all the space and desired amenities for day-to-day family life.

On the first floor there is a generous main bedroom with en suite bathroom and dressing room, a second en suite bedroom well suited to guests or older children, two further double bedrooms and a family bathroom. There are a further two bedrooms and a Jack and Jill shower room, plus ample eaves storage, on the second floor.

Situation

Shirley Road forms part of one of Hove's most sought after areas and is a leafy residential thoroughfare close to Hove Park and Hove Recreation Ground. The house is within close proximity of a range of local amenities with further options available in Brighton city centre just 3 miles along the coast. In addition, the beach and seafront leisure facilities are around 1.5 miles away. The convenient thoroughfare of Dyke Road is reached via nearby Hove Park Road and allows access to the A27, A23 and Gatwick. Green areas are also readily accessible with Hove Lawns on the seafront and the South Downs a short drive away. Easily reached from the property is a Waitrose supermarket and a number of shops and cafes found nearby. Local schools include Windlesham, Aldrington Primary, Hove Park School, the Bilingual Primary School and Blatchington Mill schools. Hove Station is 1.2 miles with services to London and Gatwick Airport and there are additional services from Preston Park (0.9 miles)

Outside

Set back from the road behind a high boundary wall, the property has an imposing first impression with a striking black tiled courtyard-style driveway providing off-street parking for two vehicles, as well as access to the integrated garage on the lower ground floor. The courtyard is accessed via electric gates with a separate pedestrian entrance to the side, and raised planters stocked with greenery providing additional privacy. Leading up to the front door and terrace is an impressive staircase, which adds to the exceptional kerb appeal.

The rear garden is equally well appointed and has been landscaped to include an expansive patio for entertaining, a heated outdoor swimming pool with feature fountains and separate raised lawned and terraced areas rising up behind the property. Enclosed by high wooden panel fencing and mature trees, the rear garden has a wonderfully secluded feel perfectly designed for entertaining at home.

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