Sold £725,000 SOLD - House
SOLD Stunning three bedroom end of terrace character property, in the beautifully converted Tudor Close Hotel. Cary Grant & Bettie Davis are some of the stars that stayed at the property during the golden age of cinema in the 1930’s & 40’s.
Wonderful Grade II Listed ‘Tudor style’ 3 bedroom house in the heart of the picturesque seaside village of Rottingdean within 4 miles of the centre of Brighton. Tudor Close is an exquisite private courtyard development with properties on three sides of a delightful central lawn. The property features exposed oak frames with plaster infill and ornate carvings, half-timbered and two storey gabled elevation, recessed porch and arched windows with ornate barge boards. Tudor Close is a Grade II Listed Tudor style development, it is built around three sides of a walled and lawned courtyard dating from 1929. It was extended to the designs of Richard Jones in 1936 with half-timbered, two storey gabled elevations, recessed porches and arched windows with ornate barge boards. Internally, there are exposed oak frames with plaster infill and ornate carvings. The development was formally The Tudor Close Hotel in 1929 with many famous people staying there before being converted back to houses and apartments in the 1950s. The porch is perfect for boots, muddy children and dogs after a downland walk, it leads into a generous reception hall that follows down to the very handy WC and provides access to the kitchen, large lounge as well as the dining area. The kitchen is light and bright along the rear of the house and is modern with wooden worktops as well as the floors which are a real feature of the house throughout. A very generous lounge and open plan dining room feel separate with the wonderful wooden beams dropping down and featuring stripped and parquet wooden floors. Upstairs, there are three-bedrooms with a family bathroom and the hallway doubles up as a very usable study area. Within the popular historic seafront in the village of Rottingdean offering all the amenities and diversions one might want of a country/seaside village including a couple of mini-supermarkets, independent shops, boutiques, cafés, a post office and more. The beach in Rottingdean is lovely and there is the fantastic under-cliff walk leading all the way into Brighton and Hove and beyond for those adventurous enough to undertake it.