Lot 3 Land at Crowborough


Gillridge Lane, Crowborough, TN6 1UR


About 11.9 acres of pasture
Guide Price £125,000

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An attractive block of about 11.9 acres of pasture land set in a secluded yet accessible location in the High Weald AONB, ideal for agricultural and equestrian use or for private leisure purposes.


About 11.9 acres of pasture
Guide Price £125,000

The land enjoys a secluded and tranquil rural setting off a private lane set in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with wonderful views over surrounding countryside yet is conveniently located just 2 miles from Crowborough town centre which offers a good range of high street shopping, supermarkets and services as well as main line station with regular services to London Bridge.  The larger town of Tunbridge Wells with more extensive shopping and amenities is some 9 miles distant to the north.   The property is easily accessible from surrounding towns and villages with the main A26 road close by.  Crowborough sits on the eastern edge of the Ashdown Forest with its 6,500 acres of heath and woodland offering miles of scenic country walks and riding out subject to permit. 

Lot 3 comprises of two pretty pasture fields extending to about 11.9 acres in total encompassed by adjoining woodland providing seclusion and shelter.  A gated access leads off the lane leading into the southern field parcel which has a central avenue of mature fruit trees.  A narrow gated opening leads through into the northern field parcel.  Water is connected to the southern field parcel via a drinking trough situated close to the entrance.  There is no vehicular access to Lot 3 off Gillridge Lane.

Wealden District Council: Tel: 01323 443322 Web: www.wealden.gov.uk

The property is offered freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

There are no public rights of way over the property itself.  However Gillridge Lane off which the property has access from is a public bridle way.  The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing rights including covenants, restrictions and obligations and all wayleaves whether referred to or not.

The land is subject to restrictive covenants, principally concerning the maintenance of hedging and fencing.  Further information is available from Vendor’s Agent upon request.

The property falls within the High Weald AONB and forms part of the Ashdown Forest Special Protection Area 7km exclusion zone which restricts certain types of development.  For further information please contact the Vendor’s Agent.  Purchasers are advised to make their own independent enquiries to the Local Planning Authority in respect of planning issues relating to the site.

The Vendor is seeking to place an overage clause on the land entitling the Vendor, their heirs or assigns to 35% of the increase in value for a period of 25 years in the event of residential development.

The plan included in these particulars is for the purpose of identification only and is not to scale.  Potential purchasers must rely on their own investigations as to the true boundaries on the ground.

Strictly by appointment with the Vendors’ Sole Agent Samuel & Son.

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