It’s been too long since I last shared a post with stunning homes for sale, what with work having gone on at home but today I’ve found a couple of corkers to share with you. Without realising it initially, both properties are by water in one form or another.
Let’s not waste time and crack on with this place house in Hove. I’ve been racking my brain as I do remember this place from when we lived in Hove but can’t exactly place it. The reason I recall it is the placement of the windows, especially the protruding centre one and the grand chimneys. Seem to remember wondering what it looked like inside at the time so bit of a treat getting to see inside now.
It’s situation on First Avenue which is one of the finest and widest roads on Hove. A lovely location with an oblique view of the sea.
Behind the reclaimed front door retaining lots of history, is a redesigned interior using natural materials. What do you feel about raw plaster walls? I really like them and love the options they offer you for hanging or not hanging art. Either works dependant on your own taste. Plaster is generally a more expensive option to use as it takes longer, needing more than one coat but the overall effect is lovely I think – and they stand the test of time better.
With this place it’s already done though so not something to even have to think about.
They’ve added gold switches and door handles which work as a nice accent with the pink walls.
It’s quite interesting looking at the plaster walls in this home as I have seen it more in new builds and of course on Grand Designs. It works really well with the high ceilings.
Putting in wooden flooring has so many benefits. On a practical note it’s so easy to keep clean, I’ve found – plus did you know it helps with acoustics ? Soaks up sound in the room. They’ve also used seagrass which is a nice natural fibre.
The property has two bedrooms. The main one looks out over a balcony and the coast.
The overall look of this palette with its earthy tones, raw wood and having the sea almost at your doorstep gives a real sense of simplicity and I love that.
With the woodburning stove back in the reception room and a good book, I’d be a happy girl living here.
For sale with The Modern House at £800,000.
This is the second time I’ve shared a houseboat this year. The last one being in London. Seems I’ve developed a bit of a penchant for them. When you’ve looked inside this one you might be with me on that if you’re not already. Personally I really enjoy the thought of being able to move your home especially if you love it but want a change of scenery. Pretty cool way of living that I am totally open to at some point in the future.
With this houseboat home, they’ve really emphasised space by making it open plan living and adding bi – folding doors out to the decking. Clever.
In fact, the current owners completely redeveloped the boat turning in to a two storey dwelling with three bedrooms. 1250 square feet in total which is pretty impressive.
The front door is handmade with reclaimed wood from Hyde Pier on the Isle of Wight which is a lovely, unique touch.
The living area is the top floor which makes sense to allow in plenty of light and probably offers up the best views.
Downstairs is the master bathroom, the bedrooms and underfloor heating. Apparently the wood flooring used throughout was originally used in a Victorian School in 1865.
The entire home has so much character and has clearly really been thought about in great detail when designed. A very stylish houseboat don’t you think ? If we were thinking of moving, I’d be paying them a visit for sure.
It’s on the market with Aucoot for £399,950.
Have you seen any cool and inspiring places for sale at the moment ? Leave me a comment under the post.
Images 1 – 6 © The Modern House. Images 7 – 12 © Aucoot.