An exceptional and immaculately presented six bedroom, three reception room detached family house, situated in the sought after St Helens Wood area of Hastings. Close to local schools, St Helens Wood, Alexandra Park, Hastings Old Town and Hastings Town Centre with its various shopping and leisure facilities, sea front and mainline railway station connecting to London.
Loreto was built in 1938 for Miss Doris Harrison, the daughter of a local millionaire and was later bought by bestselling author Dame Catherine Cookson and her husband Tom, who lived in the house for 22 years. The property has recently been carefully and lovingly restored by the current owners to reflect its charming character. There is a wealth of attractive features, with the attention to detail that befits a property of this stature and elegance.
There is spacious & versatile accommodation throughout with an impressive 28'4 reception hall with returning staircase, a 24'10 x 11'11 fitted kitchen/breakfast room, separate utility room and charming dual-aspect sitting room overlooking the rear gardens. The first floor features four double bedrooms including a 29'8 x 12'1 second bedroom with en-suite bathroom. There is also a family bathroom, an en-suite shower room to the master bedroom and a separate shower room. On the second floor there are two further bedrooms and a spacious walk-in attic.
Outside there is a driveway approach providing parking for several cars, a double garage and a sweeping pathway leading down to this imposing and attractive property. There are attractive gardens with a raised patio overlooking formal lawns and a tree-lined boundary. This is a property that must be seen.