Carlisle Road, Hove

4 Bed House  Sold

4 2 1 £1,595,000
A beautifully presented, substantial Edwardian house; semi-detached with attractive red brick and bay fronted elevations under a tiled roof. Enjoying lots of original features, impressive high ceilings and well proportioned accommodation arranged over three floors. Comprising living room with adjoining dining room, extended kitchen breakfast room and downstairs cloakroom/utility to the ground floor. With four generous double bedrooms, one of which is in the recent loft conversion and luxury family bathroom to the first and second floors. Furthermore, the property has a beautifully established and organic rear garden, and a low maintenance front garden.


Carlisle Road is an attractive, wide tree-lined street and one of Hove's most sought after locations leading south from New Church Road to Hove seafront and Lawns. In addition to local shops around the corner in Richardson Road – a barbers, greengrocers and butchers to name a few, St Christopher’s and West Hove schools are also within close proximity. Regular buses serve the area affording access to all parts of the city, and both Hove and Aldrington train station are within easy reach.


Being of low maintenance, the front garden is laid to red brick paving with an array of mature palms and shrubs. Spearhead wrought iron railings border the space and a pathway leads up to the original arched storm porch and timber framed front door.


The entrance vestibule with internal door that enjoys bespoke leaded light window inserts and surrounds, leads on to the grand hallway with its monochrome, period style Amtico tiling, impressive high ceilings and decorative period corbel.

With a large box bay and refurbished sash windows over looking the front garden and treelined street, the living room is a lovely wide room laid to slate grey Amtico tiling. It has a pretty and original decorative cast iron fireplace with marble surround, pictures rails and timber framed French doors adjoin the dining room.

The dining room has Amtico tiled floors continued and also has a decorative period fireplace with pretty and original tiled inserts and marble surround. Large enough to accommodate a family dining table and chairs, there's a door that gives direct access to the rear garden. Both rooms enjoys a range of bespoke built in shelving and cabinetry.

Open at the end of the hallway, the spacious John Lewis Leckford kitchen breakfast room is flooded with natural light enjoying a dual aspect and a large powder coated picture window framing the stunning garden views. Comprising a comprehensive range of sky blue shaker style wall and base units with ambient LED downlighting, a wine rack and solid granite work surface with matching upstand and tasteful metro tiled splash back. An array of built in and under stairs cupboards with solid oak doors provide ample storage with a nook that houses a free-standing fridge freezer. There's an undermounted double Blanco butlers sink with Brita filtered water tap, and high end Neff appliances to include a stacked double oven with hot plate drawer and five ring induction hob with extractor hood over. There's an integrated dishwasher and double wine cooler and door leading on to rear garden.

The cloakroom/utility room has space and provisions for a washing machine, with a low level flush WC, a wall mounted wash basin and a storage cupboard housing the gas central heating boiler and Kinetico water softener.

A grand staircase with striped carpeting and original spindled oak balustrade rises to the first floor landing with doors to three bedrooms and the family bathroom.

Bedroom three sits at the rear of the property and has been extended over the kitchen to create a generous double bedroom with a dual aspect and pleasant views over the rear garden and pond, with built in wardrobes. Bedroom two is a further double room with the same pretty outlook via large sash windows, also enjoying built in storage.

At the front of the house, the principal bedroom is spacious with neutral carpeting and teak built in storage with hanging space, drawers and a dressing area with mirror and lit surrounds. A large bay with refurbished sash windows and French doors open on to west facing balcony, which has recently been replaced in hard wood and enjoys lovely views down the street towards the sea.

Enjoying the luxury of underfloor heating, the family bathroom is contemporary in design with a ceramic tiled floor and surrounds, and the wide Kaldewei deep bath boasts in built surround sound for optimum relaxation with your favourite music. There's a double width walk in shower with a Hansgrohe monsoon head and hand held 3 setting shower attachment, with a sink and vanity unit, and a low level eco flush WC.

A turning staircase in keeping with the original rises to the second floor loft conversion, that accommodates a further double bedroom or reception room. This versatile space has Velux windows and Juliette balcony doors to either side, capturing both morning and afternoon light. Laid to neutral carpeting with great ceiling height, the floor to ceiling windows and double doors boast a leafy green outlook over the garden below. There's also access to a large walk in eaves storage cupboard with lighting.


The rear garden is designed in the English cottage garden style, and is completely walled with trellising so is very sheltered. The owners have carefully chosen the planting to ensure there is seasonal interest all year round. Completely organic, this tranquil space enjoys a plethora of mature flowers, grasses, trees and shrubs, to include a stunning wisteria, with raised sleeper borders and a good sized lawn. Thoughtfully landscaped and steeped in texture and colour, there are paved patio areas, an established pond with cascading water feature and fish, a hot composter, garden shed and a green house. Remote controlled outdoor lighting highlights certain areas and makes the garden accessible day and night.

Additional Information

EPC rating: D
Internal measurement: 2,080 Sqft / 193.2 Sqm
Tenure: Freehold
Council tax band: F
Parking zone: R

Property Details PDF

Carlisle Road, Hove

Branch Details

19 Richardson Road,
East Sussex. BN3 5RB

01273 746674