Broad Oak Meadow & Part Redlands Wood, Broad Oak, East Sussex


Chitcombe Road, Broad Oak, East Sussex, TN31 6EU


A picturesque parcel of meadow and woodland enjoying a quiet semi-rural setting in a convenient edge of village location


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A picturesque parcel of meadow and woodland extending to about 11.3 acres enjoying a quiet semi-rural setting in a convenient edge of village location.


Broad Oak Meadow and Part Redlands Wood is situated in a picturesque rural location within the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The property is located on the western edge of the East Sussex village of Broad Oak on the north side of the B2089/Chitcombe Road, providing excellent access to surrounding towns and villages and the local road network. The B2089 links directly to the main A21 London Road at Johns Cross (4½ miles), which in turn linking to the M25 London Orbital and wider national motorway network.

Set in ‘1066 Country’ the charming ancient town of Rye one of the ‘Cinq Ports’ built in the 13th Century lies about 7 miles to the east whilst the historic town of Battle, built around the famous abbey is some 8½ miles distant to the west and offers a good range of high street shops, services, eateries and public houses. The coast at Hastings is about 9 miles to the south whilst numerous other historic and heritage attractions are close by. Main line rail services to London are available at Battle or Robertsbridge.

The property comprises of an attractive level pasture field of about 2.3 acres on its south and a parcel of about 9 acres of mixed/semi-ancient and deciduous broadleaved woodland covering the north east of the holding. The woodland hosts a large number of specimen and veteran trees including oak, ash, chestnut birch and hazel with a rich ground flora including a carpet of bluebells in the spring months and a delightful copse of majestic oak standards with a light and airy canopy at the southern edge of the woodland.

The property benefits from road frontage and vehicular access via a metal field gate on the southern boundary off the Chitcombe Road/ B2089 leading directly into the pasture field. The land is enclosed by a combination of mature woodland, established hedging and some stock fencing and offers an ideal smallholding or rural retreat for private recreational and amenity use.

Public Rights of Way and Access
The property presently has vehicular access off Chitcombe Road via a metal field gate. There are no public rights of way across the land.

There are no mains services presently connected to the site though it is considered that they would be available nearby. Purchasers are however advised to make their own enquiries of service providers as to the cost and availability of connections.

Rights & Easements
The property is sold with any easements, wayleaves, covenants and rights of way that exist whether mentioned in these particulars or not.

Restrictive Covenants
Parts of the property are subject to restrictive covenants dating from a conveyance of the land in the 1950’s that preclude the construction of any permanent or temporary buildings apart from chicken houses and pigstyes and prohibit camping, though the owner of the land is permitted a ‘caravan’. Further details and documentation are available upon request from the Vendor’s Agent.

The purchaser will be responsible for installing a stock proof fence along the southern woodland boundary, approximately 130m in length (tbv).

Local Authority
Rother District Council Tel: 01424 787000

Tenure and Possession
The property is offered freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Method of Sale
The land is offered for sale via private treaty.

Town & Country Planning
Purchasers are advised to make their own enquiries of the Local Planning Authority in respect of development.

Strictly by appointment with the Vendor’s Sole Agent, Samuel & Son.    All viewings are undertaken at the viewer’s own risk.

Approaching from the west along the B2089/Udimore Road, from the junction with the A21 at Johns Cross, proceed for about 4½ miles and the property will be seen on the left hand side, immediately before the property known as Broad Oak Lodge and half a mile outside Broad Oak village centre and the cross roads with the B2089/Udimore Road and the A28.


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IMPORTANT NOTICE: Samuel & Son and their clients give notice that: 1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.   2. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive.  3. It should not be assumed that the properties have all necessary planning, building regulations or other consents and Samuel & Son have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.