Framfield, East Sussex, TN22


Barn Conversion For Sale Framfield Blackboys, TN22 5RP with Planning Consent


  • Superbly appointed modern accommodation
  • Open plan Kitchen/Living Space
  • Master en suite Bedroom
  • 2 further bedrooms
  • Shower Room
  • Planning consent for single storey extension to dwelling
  • Planning consent for ancillary accommodation via conversion of an outbuilding
  • About 1.4 acres of land
  • Sought after rural location


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A superbly finished 3 bedroom barn conversion in a sought after rural location set in grounds of some 1.4 acres with planning consent for significant further accommodation.


The Piggeries enjoys a delightful rural location on the eastern edge of the village of Framfield, off the B2102 with the village of Blackboys just over a mile to the west, both villages having popular public houses, and Framfield a parish church.  The larger centre of Uckfield is about 3 miles distant offering a range of shops, supermarkets and services along with a main line station providing commuter services to London Bridge.  The county town of Lewes is 10 miles distant and the Royal Spa town of Tunbridge Wells with its excellent shopping centre and extensive recreational facilities is 15 miles to the north.

Mainline services are also located at Buxted (about 2 miles).  The property is well located for access to the major road network with both the A26 and A22 close by linking to the M23 and M25 motorways.  Gatwick airport is about 50 minutes by car.  The coastal towns of Eastbourne and Brighton are both about half an hour’s car journey.

There is an excellent choice of highly regarded state and private schools in the area.  Both Framfield and Blackboys have Church of England primary schools with secondary education at Uckfield and Heathfield.  Private schools include St Leonards-Mayfield School for girls, Skippers Hill Manor Preparatory School at Five Ashes, St Bedes at Upper Dicker and Eastbourne College at Eastbourne.

The local area offers a diverse selection of leisure and recreation including cricket, rugby and tennis clubs, golf courses including the East Sussex National at Little Horsted, sailing at Eastbourne and Brighton marinas, equestrian centres at Golden Cross and Crockstead.  There is a wonderful network of public footpaths on the doorstep including the Weald Way and Vanguard Way long distance walks.

The piggeries is a superbly finished single storey three bedroom barn conversion of brick construction with pitched tiled roof completed in 2012 surrounded by grounds of about 1.4 acres and enclosed by mature trees and hedging with a number of outbuildings, one with pp.  The property offers exciting potential for further development with planning consent already granted for ancillary accommodation of some 60 sq m.

Accommodation briefly comprises;

  • Open plan Kitchen/Living Space (27’4 x 15’8 / 8.33m x 4.77m)
  • Bedroom 1 (15’7 x 9’9 / 4.75m x 2.7m)
  • Shower Room
  • Bedroom 2 (12’7 x 10’1 / 3.84m x 3.07m)
  • Master Bedroom (11’7 x 9’11 / 3.53m x 3.02m)
  • En Suite Bathroom


  • Modern well equipped fitted Howdens kitchen with oak work surfaces and fully integrated appliances including Neff twin ovens, Neff microwave, five ring gas hob, cooler drawer, warming drawer, dishwasher, Siemens washing machine, Indesit tumble dryer.
  • Stunning solid stone curved bath and twin stone counter top wash basins in the ensuite bathroom.
  • Underfloor water fed heating system with individual room thermostat controls
  • Worcester gas boiler
  • Air purification system
  • UPVC oak effect windows
  • Oak external doors
  • Oak flooring in living areas with tiled floors in Kitchen, Shower Room and En Suite Bathroom
  • Oak internal doors
  • Contemporary internal wooden window shutters fitted throughout

Planning consent has been granted for substantial further accommodation providing an exciting opportunity to complete a project.  A proposed single storey extension off the south end of the dwelling has been granted under reference WD/2013/1957/F to provide further family living space of some 20sq m.

Consent also exists to convert a presently detached brick outbuilding to the east side of the dwelling into ancillary accommodation under reference WD/2013/2490/F. The proposal would provide some further 40sq m of ancillary accommodation comprising a Games/Cinema Room, Home/Study area and WC.  The proposed accommodation would link to the existing dwelling via a glass covered walkway.

Further details, drawings and planning documents are available from the Agent.

The entrance to the property is in its southwest corner off the B2102 where a hardcore track leads to the dwelling. Adjacent to the dwelling are areas of hardstanding providing parking for several cars and path leading to the main entrance door.  A paved terrace provides a sitting out area off the French doors at the southern end of the dwelling.  On the east side of the dwelling are two brick outbuildings with corrugated metal roofing previously used as pig stys and facing each other in a mirror image, one having planning consent as referred to previously.  A further derelict brick outbuilding sits on the far northern boundary.  The land surrounds the dwelling and comprises a single block of pasture extending to some 1.4 acres.  The property is enclosed by mature tree and hedge screens offering privacy and screening from the road with stock netting and a low level hedge on the eastern boundary.

Mains water and electricity.  Gas central heating and hot water system.  Package water treatment plant.

The property will be offered freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Strictly by appointment with the Vendors’ Agent Samuel & Son.  Tel: 01435 864020 Email:

From Heathfield High Street/A265 head west out of town.  On reaching the village of Golden Cross turn left onto the B2102.  After about 2.3 miles take a right turn to continue on the B2102 direction Framfield/Uckfield.  After just over a mile, the property will be seen on the right hand side indicated by a Samuel & Son ‘For Sale’ board at the entrance.

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