New Church Road, Hove

5 Bed House  Sold

5 2 1 Offers in excess of £1,250,000
A beautifully presented, 1920's built, detached property in the sought after New Church Road area of Hove. Boasting wonderful double bay fronted symmetry with brick and tile hung elevations under a tiled roof. With an abundance of period features including original wood floors and doors, pewter vintage radiators, high ceilings and skirting boards, the property offers spacious accommodation and an elegant interior throughout. Comprising two reception rooms, kitchen and dining room, a large utility and downstairs cloakroom to the ground floor. With four bedrooms and a family bathroom to the first floor. Furthermore the property boasts a generous landscaped rear garden.
  • Stunning family home
  • Established front and rear gardens
  • Generous entrance hall
  • Period features throughout
  • Fireplaces and high ceilings
  • Off road parking
  • Original portico
  • Close to Hove seafront and Wish Park
  • Near to desirable schools


New Church Road leads Easterly into Church Road, Hove’s main thoroughfare which offers comprehensive shopping, eateries and independent boutiques. In addition, road links are very good for Brighton city centre, London via the M23 and many towns and villages along the A259 coastal road. The district is well served with regular bus services providing access into the city centre, Hove mainline railway station and Sussex County cricket ground are also in close proximity (approximately 1.4 miles in distance), Portslade and Aldrington train stations are both less than a mile away.

The area is very sought-after being less than a quarter of a mile from Hove seafront, and the nearby Richardson Road local shopping parade which includes with a butchers, hairdressers, grocers, coffee shops and a newsagents. The property is also located within the catchment area for the well regarded Deepdene and St Christopher's Prep schools.


Set back from the road, the property is approached via a large front garden laid to perfectly plush lawn with manicured hedgerows and topiary bush borders, and a flag stone pathway leading to the front porch. A driveway sits to one side offering off street parking for one or two cars.


Double doors bring you into the original ebonised timber framed portico with leaded light window inserts, that in-turn provides access to the impressive entrance hall with high ceilings, original restored wooden flooring and a beautiful turning staircase with period balustrade that rises to the first floor.

To the front of the property and enjoying a southerly aspect there are two large bay fronted reception rooms. Both tastefully decorated in a neutral pallet with fantastic multi-pane sash windows and split plantation shutters. Reception room one has a grand cast iron working fireplace with a white marble surround and black polished plinth.

Reception room two has built in bookshelves in a library fashion, a feature fire alcove with a stunning white painted and mirrored period mantel, and direct access to the rear garden as well as the large utility room.

The utility room has timber framed double doors to the front of the property and is a spacious room laid to ceramic tiles. Offering a run of white base units with a square edge laminate work surface, inset stainless steel sink and drainer and provisions, space and plumbing for a washing and tumble dryer. There is a large built in cupboard housing the boiler with added storage.

To the rear of the property there resides the dining room with wood floors continued and fabulous original built cabinetry, glass display cupboard and pantry. With a sash window overlooking the the rear garden this room leads onto to the country style kitchen. Enjoying a dual aspect with three sash windows and a door to the garden, this rooms is flooded with natural light. Laid to sate tiles and comprising a range of cream shaker style base units with a wood block work surface and bevelled edge metro brick splash back. There is an over mounted white porcelain sink and drainer, a ceramic hob with oven under and brushed steel splash back and extractor hood above, with a large under-stairs alcove that accommodates an American style fridge freezer.

The grand first floor galleried landing is wonderful and bright and enjoys an original polished mahogany balustrade and double height ceiling with a brass caged pendant light and a large sash window to the side.

There are four double bedrooms and a single bedroom to this level, all with a classic neutral decor and with warm oat carpets with sash windows and split plantation shutters.

Laid to polished real wood floors, the spacious bathroom has an elegant period styled suite with half tiled walls. Comprising a multi panelled bath with shower over and wall mounted thermostatic controls with a ceiling mounted monsoon shower head. The Victorian styled sink sits mounted on elegant chrome furniture and there's a close coupled WC.


To the rear you'll be pleasantly surprised by the beautifully landscaped, well established and generously sized garden. With a shingle and railway sleeper terrace, areas laid to lawn and further secluded spots at the end of the garden. There are an array mature shrubs, trees and hedgerow borders with wistful weeping willow. The wall enclosed garden has two sheds, side access, and a useful outside tap.

Additional information

EPC rating: E
EPC Internal measurement: 197 Square metres / 2,128 Square feet
Council tax band: G
Parking zone: W
Tenure: Freehold

Property Details PDF

New Church Road, Hove

Branch Details

19 Richardson Road,
East Sussex. BN3 5RB

01273 746674