A striking property on the south coast with its own clock tower is currently up for grabs for £2.5million.
The Clock House is a Grade II listed building in St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex.
It has an impressive clock tower that boasts has four clocks made by B L Vulliamy, the clockmaker to King George III.
The property has been in the same family for more than 30 years and is now being sold by M&W Sales and Lettings.
This unusual property is called the Clock House and it is a Grade II listed building in the East Sussex coastal town of St Leonards-on-Sea
The Clock House has an opulent interior with arched doorways and windows framing the views of the surrounding garden
This living area has a large Tv sitting above a feature fireplace, colourful drape curtains and dark decorative wallpaper
The impressive property was constructed by the architect James Burton and his son Decimus Burton in 1827, who were behind many of the Georgian buildings in London
The property was one of the first buildings constructed by the architect James Burton and his son Decimus Burton in 1827.
The pair were responsible for many of the historic homes along the South Coast, Tunbridge Wells and London. They were behind much of the building of Georgian London, including being responsible for large areas of Bloomsbury, as well as St John’s Wood and Clapham Common. James also collaborated with John Nash at Regent’s Park.
In 1828, he started building a new season town at St Leonards, based closely on his experiences at Regents Park.
There is a clock tower with four clocks, which were made by B L Vulliamy, the clockmaker to King George III
The property has plenty of interesting features, including arched windows and multi-coloured tiled floors in the hallway
This living room has some large dark sofas, a central chandelier, wooden floors and several candle holders
This hallway has a colourful gold and red wallpaper with coordinating fabric on the sofa as well as dark wooden flooring
This colourful bedroom has a patterned red wallpaper, red curtains, red window frames and a matching red ceiling
The Clock House retains many impressive features, including arched gothic doorways and a tiled entrance flooring.
There is an opulent interior, and a landscaped garden outside that includes a bar and dining areas.
It is spread across three floors and is on Maze Hill, overlooking St Leonards Gardens, with views to the sea.
The property has been in the same family for more than 30 years and M&W Sales and Lettings is handling the sale
The property has an asking price of £2.5million and is only a short walk from the centre of the town of St Leonards-on-Sea
The property has five bedrooms, with this one including a fireplace and an arched window that includes some stained glass
The property has some ornate features including on the walls of this double bedroom that have been decorated with candles
This bathroom has green and gold wallpaper, white tiles on the floor, a life size statue and an appealing roll top bath
The property is only a short walk away is St Leonards town centre, which boasts bars, restaurants, independent galleries and shops on Norman and Kings Road.
The towns’ gardens provide a tranquil setting with a range of plants, trees and wildlife, with the star of the show being a central ornamental pond.
The area has several schools including Battle Abbey School, Claremont, Vinehall and Buckswood.
Outside, there is plenty of space to entertain family and friends, including an outdoor dining area and a large lawn
The outdoor entertaining area includes a firepit and outdoor lights so that gatherings can continue into the evening
The kitchen has cream wall and base units along with a central island that is tiled and it contains some useful storage
This large double bedroom has monochrome wallpaper, a dark wooden flooring and some furnishings providing a pink accent
The average price of a price sold in St Leonards during the past year is £291,265, which is just under the £312,201 average for the country as a whole, according to Zoopla.
Helen Whiteley, of property website OnTheMarket, said: ‘Properties like this don’t come to the market too often, so when they do it’s an opportunity to own something really special.
‘As well as a magnificent history dating back almost 200 years, with its original charm and unique interior, this clock house has a level of grandeur that remains as impressive today as it would have been when first constructed.’