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Hanover Street, Hanover, Brighton
Guide Price £500,000

Sold STC
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  • Three Storey 3 Double Bedrooms
  • Lounge with wood burner & Separate door to front
  • Large bathroom with white suite, claw foot bath & shower cubicle
  • Good sized Kitchen / Dining Room with door to rear garden
  • Gas heating with combi boiler
  • Part Double Glazed
  • East Facing Patio Garden
  • Steeped in history
  • Inspection is highly recommended

Guide Price £500,000 - £525,000. A wonderful opportunity to buy a real Hanover gem. Located on one of the most desirable streets, at the bottom of Hanover, this home is a converted pub, once called 'The Little Fox'. Laid out over 3 floors, with 3 double bedrooms. Please read the history of the property in the details.

Front Garden
Block paved pathway, attractive floral wrought iron railings, purple slat chip garden with steps leading down to door leading to basement lounge.

Front Entrance Door

Entrance Hallway
Radiator, telephone point, Sisal carpet, stairs to first floor and door to:

Bedroom 3
11' 6'' x 10' 10'' (3.50m x 3.30m)
Radiator, stripped & polished wood floor, feature painted brick wallpaper to one wall and double glazed sash windows to front aspect.

Kitchen / Dining Room
15' 0'' x 11' 2'' (4.57m x 3.40m)
A range of wood fronted base cupboards & drawers with wood work-surfaces over, space for gas cooker, space for upright fridge/freezer, stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap & cupboard below, radiator, open larder storage shelving, wall mounted gas combination boiler supplying domestic hot water and central heating radiators, extractor, part tiled walls, inset spot-lights, vinyl tiled floor, stained glass windows to rear aspect, attractive half glazed lead light door leading to rear garden and door to lower ground floor.

From entrance hallway stairs with Sisal carpet leading up to:

First Floor Landing
Hatch to loft space, Sisal carpet, smoke alarm and small frosted single glazed window. Door to:

Bedroom 1
14' 1'' x 11' 6'' (4.29m x 3.50m)
Radiator, cast iron fireplace with mosaic surround and mantelpiece above and sash double glazed bay window to front aspect with window seat.

Bedroom 2
15' 0'' x 9' 4'' (4.57m x 2.84m)
Radiator and sash double glazed window overlooking the rear garden.

From Kitchen, door to painted wood stairs window, wall mounted thermostat leading to:

Lower Ground Floor

Lounge
14' 1'' x 11' 6'' (4.29m x 3.50m)
Radiator, fitted wood burner, Sisal carpet, single glazed sash windows to front aspect and door to outside with gas & electric meter cupboards, outside storage cupboard and steps leading to front garden.

Bathroom
10' 10'' x 9' 9'' (3.30m x 2.97m)
White suite of claw foot bath with telephone style mixer tap & adjustable spray attachment, low-level W.C. Walk-in shower cubicle with drench shower head, old school style radiator, inset spotlights, extractor, under-stairs cupboard with plumbing for washing machine, further storage cupboards, circular sink with mixer tap built into vanity drawers and ceramic tiled floor.

Outside

Rear Patio Garden
22' 1'' max x 14' 7'' (6.73m x 4.44m)
East Facing. Mainly brick paved with raised side and rear flower beds, side access gate, steps leading down to blocked off doorway to bathroom.

History of 22 Hanover Street what the vendors says.
22 Hanover Street was built as a pub to serve the growing community of laundry and railway workers after 1822. Called the Little Fox (the Big Fox was on Southover street now demolished for student housing) it was run by the Bond family for nearly 80 years before selling to Hotblacks Brewery in 1900 with "stock and goodwill" for £1000. It remained a pub until 1950's when it was converted into a house re-using many of the original pub doors and windows in the build. You can see the painted over pub signs at the front of the house as well as the concrete barrel rolling slip in the front garden. We added the 'Fox' stained glass in the skylight over the front door. The original hallway and front bar area was floored using bits of wooden beer crates marked with gilt letters Tamplins Brewery. Charles Cox, a neighbour was convicted and to sentenced to 8 months hard labour for climbing over the back wall to steal the owners "best boots" from the tap room in 1846. The Bonds lived rent free in the pub for 20 years as the leaseholder had headed off to America to "seek his fortune" Five years ago, someone knocked on our door to share the picture seen in the last photo of the details, It was among a group of coloured magic lantern slides they had bought in auction showing a rather formidable barmaid probably Anne Bond standing in the front garden clutching her jug of Kidd and Hotblacks beer.


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Hanover Street Hanover
Brighton BN2 9ST
County: East Sussex
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: UWS0846

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