Grade II listed Georgian town house and shop
Georgian Town House Location East Sussex
This Edwardian Shop location in Hastings, which started life as a soda-bottling shop in 18th century is like walking into a time warp. It is now a hardware and homewares store selling enduring and practical goods, suited to both the modern and traditional scullery, pantry and broom cupboard. Curated room-by-room, all rooms have a below-stairs, utilitarian aesthetic. Lath, plaster and horsehair walls are left raw, and there is much boarding and tongue & groove paneling throughout. It is fitted with Victorian sanitary wares, vintage plumbing, 1930s electrical fittings and Victorian door and window ironmongery.
Sunning authentic style Victorian white-tiled scullery and kitchen with zinc-topped tables, old-school industrial lighting, and a vintage enameled Chesterton cooker. Large sliding barn-style doors open onto the private yard, and also onto the street for easy loading. It is fitted out as a fully working restaurant kitchen which includes an ice flaker (for keeping fish on ice). At the top of the building, there is an all-white painted match-boarded bathroom with antique bateaux copper bath and skylight that lends a beautifully filtered light.
The frontage resembles an old store untouched by time, and is ideal for period drama filming. The building boasts a wealth of different atmosphere rooms, textures, surfaces and fittings – and numerous props that could be incorporated into your hire. Add to that the fact you are just a three-minute walk Hastings’ fishing fleet, the largest beach-launched fishing fleet in the UK, with its net huts and daily catch – you also have the gift of the sea, boats and fish also on your doorstep.
- All day car park – 3 minutes walk
- Street parking adjacent to property – pay & display for up to 2 hours
- Access – very easy unloading adjacent to property
- Period styling
- lots of great props and furniture