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  • Waterside

WATERSIDE - This superb property is brand new to the market, having had just one owner since it's construction in 2001. Situated on Brighton’s cosmopolitan seafront is this superb two-bedroom apartment, situated in the iconic Van Alen building, designed in a modern interpretation of Art Deco style. The flat offers the most fantastic southerly sea views across the beach to Brighton Palace Pier and the sea beyond, and offers luxurious contemporary living just a short stroll from Brighton city centre. The apartment is spacious and well laid out, with an open plan living area that’s perfect for entertaining. The kitchen is open to the room and arranged along the eastern wall, with a curved breakfast island separating it from the main room and providing storage space. Further ample wall and base units conceal integrated appliances including an electric hob, microwave, oven, dishwasher and fridge/freezer. The living space is large and has plenty of room with a generous sitting area running all along the western side of the room, with a particular highlight the a curved wall and windows at the front, giving the impression of being aboard the deck of a ship. There is also a dining area between the balcony doors and kitchen and sliding glass doors lead to a well proportioned private balcony. It is worth noting that the sea is visible from wherever you are seated in the room, and there is even a feature port-hole window to the west, giving additional westerly light.

Both bedrooms are quiet and occupy the rear of the building. Leading down to them is a wide hallway with 3 large cupboards, one of which houses a recently upgraded boiler tank. The master bedroom is large, with generous built-in wardrobes and en-suite shower room. Bedroom two is a further double with ample built-in wardrobes, and there is main bathroom which services this bedroom and guests. The decoration throughout is neutral and classic and the whole flat is beautifully presented.

There is a wonderful feeling of space and light, and the location in the heart of Brighton & Hove, overlooking the seafront is really quite special.

This property is featured by our Waterside department.

The Van Alen Building is an strikinng Art Deco style residence situated right on Brighton’s seafront and was completed in 2001. It is named after William Van Alen, the architect of New York’s Chrysler building. It has always been a popular place to live and has had several famous residents. Nearby attractions include the Palace Pier, The Royal Pavilion and the Lanes. There are a range of amenities and shops in Brighton city centre with superstore shopping and plentiful restaurants, bars and cafes. The city is well connected to the capital with fast, direct trains in 55 mins to 1 hour 2 mins from Brighton station (0.9 miles) to London Victoria and Gatwick Airport in under 30 mins.

In addition to the accommodation within the apartment itself, the Van Alen building benefits from secure gated allocated underground parking, remote video entry system, well-maintained communal gardens, a passenger lift, reception area with concierge service, and a large lockable cage for storage in the basement. There are also several visitors parking spaces in the overground gated parking area at the rear of the building.

Additional Information
Pets are permitted with written consent from the Management Company

Two bedrooms

two bath/shower rooms (one en suite)

open plan sitting room/dining room/kitchen


direct sea views

communal gardens

secure underground parking

good storage

concierge service

total of approx. 1095 sq ft.

Energy Performance Certificate


Agent details

Hamptons International Brighton and Hove

  • 82 Church Road
  • Hove
  • East Sussex
  • BN3 2EB
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