Kings Esplanade


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A truly magnificent seafront four/five bedroom mansion apartment enviably situated on the King’s Esplanade boasting unrivalled direct sea views, allocated parking and elegant period features. The property offers scope to update and create a stunning contemporary seafront home.

  • Exceptional Four/Five Bedroom Mansion Apartment
  • Prestigious Kings Esplanade Seafront Location
  • Breathtaking Direct Sea Views
  • Set Within An Attractive Period Building
  • Southerly Aspect Dining Room
  • Grand Sitting Room With Feature Bay Window
  • Westerly Aspect Master Bedroom With Spacious En Suite
  • Two Pagoda Roofed Balconies
  • An Allocated Parking Space
  • Total Floor Area 214m²/2303ft²

A unique opportunity to acquire a first floor seafront mansion apartment having breathtaking sea views from both the Pagoda roofed balconies. This prestigious building dates from 1899 and is one of Hove’s early purpose built blocks boasting an unrivalled position of Kings Esplanade giving direct access onto the promenade and beach.

The elegant communal entrance hall has a distinctive mosaic floor, sweeping curved staircase and original bird cage style elevator rising to the first floor. Upon entering the impressive apartment the inviting hallway opens onto an elegant sitting room featuring a turret bay window with uninterrupted south westerly views, ornate ceiling coving and an attractive fire place. Patio doors lead to a southerly and a westerly balcony close enough to enjoy the sound of the waves lapping on the shore from the comfort of your own home. The splendid formal dining room has a stunning panoramic coastal backdrop. Across the hall there is a spacious kitchen/breakfast room with a range of wall and base units and a separate utility room. The master suite has a westerly aspect, fitted wardrobes and a generous en suite bathroom that incorporates space for a built in sauna. There are three further double bedrooms and a fifth bedroom/study, a good sized family bathroom and a separate WC.

The property benefits from having a share of the freehold with 999-year lease, direct sea views and several elegant period features along with stone window surrounds. There is an allocated parking space and visitor parking is available in a pay and display nearby. The versatile accommodation offers a new owner scope to update and create a stunning contemporary seafront home.

Communal Entrance Hall

Warm communal entrance with stylish mosaic floor, grand staircase reaching round a period birdcage style lift with feature stained-glass window, rising to the first floor apartment door:

Entrance Hall

Grand entrance hall with ceiling mouldings, radiator and doors to:

Living Room

Stunning double aspect with a turret bay boasting breath-taking views, patio doors leading onto two separate balconies period fireplace surround, wall panelling, ceiling coving, wall lights and radiators.

Dining Room

Formal dining room with south facing bay window with stunning direct sea views, access to the balconies, ceiling coving, period fireplace surround and radiator.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

Generous size kitchen with a range of wall and base units space for a freestanding fridge freezer, fitted double oven, electric hob and hotplate, space for dishwasher, ample space for dining table, radiator and window to side, door through to:

Utility Room

Two easterly aspect windows, sink with mixer tap, space for washing machine and dryer, raised storage cupboard and larder cupboard, door leading to bedroom five / study.

Master Bedroom

With two westerly aspect windows, fitted wardrobes, radiator and door to:

En Suite Bathroom

Coloured suite incorporating a sunken bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, bidet, WC, fitted sauna, fully tiled walls, radiator and a westerly aspect window.

Bedroom Two

Bay window, fitted wardrobe, ceiling coving, radiator and door leading to:

Study/Bedroom Five

Window overlooking parking area, shelving, radiator, wall mounted Worcester gas boiler and doorway leading through the utility room to the kitchen. Offers scope to reconfigure creating a dressing room and ensuite.

Bedroom Three

Window to rear, space for a wardrobe and radiator.

Bedroom Four

A westerly aspect window with sea views and radiator.


A coloured bathroom suite consisting of a panelled bath with mixer tap and shower over pedestal wash basin, walled WC, towel radiator and window to rear.

Cloakroom WC

Frosted window to side, marble effect WC, wash hand basin and storage area.


There is an allocated parking space and visitor parking is available in a pay and display nearby.


Situated on the Kings Esplanade, St Aubyns Mansions offers an exclusive seafront location with direct access to Hove promenade and the beach. Kings Esplanade boasts beautiful panoramic views of the sea, the picturesque sights of nearby Hove Lawns with their distinctive beach huts and is just a short walk from the sophistication of central Hove. Celebrated local restaurants include The Ginger Pig, etch. and Planet India. Church Road has a variety of trendy boutiques, cafés and restaurants. The King Alfred Leisure Centre includes expansive pools, sports halls and indoor bowls. (0.1 mile) Sussex County Cricket Ground, a popular venue for a number of events, is under a mile away (0.9 mile). Hove Station is within a convenient distance (0.9 mile) providing regular services to Gatwick Airport and London.

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