An exciting development opportunity to acquire an agricultural barn with planning consent to convert to a spacious 4 bedroom accommodation (3013sq ft) with land attached set in an outstanding rural location with stunning views over the High Weald AONB
Proposed accommodation for the conversion of the barn is set out over one floor and briefly comprises:
IN ALL ABOUT 2 ACRES (TBV)
Up to a further 50 acres of land available by separate negotiation
+44 (0) 1435 864020
An exciting opportunity to acquire an agricultural barn with planning consent to convert to a spacious 4 bedroom accommodation with 2 acres of agricultural land set in an outstanding rural location with stunning views over the High Weald.
BEST & FINAL OFFERS (STC) TO BE SUBMITTED BY 12 NOON on FRIDAY 6th MAY 2016
Mill Barn is set in a stunning rural location surrounded by glorious countryside with views to Sheffield Park and Garden, located on the edge of the picturesque historical village of Fletching with its twelfth century parish church of St Andrew and St Mary the Virgin, two popular inns, primary school and village shop. Nearby, Newick offers a range of village shops whilst Uckfield and Haywards Heath, some 5 and 8 miles distant respectively, offer a good range of shops, services and leisure facilities. Other nearby towns include Tunbridge Wells, East Grinstead and Crawley to the north and Lewes and the coastal centres of Brighton and Eastbourne to the south, all within easy driving distance.
The nearest mainline stations are Uckfield and Haywards Heath offering regular services to London Bridge and Victoria with journey times between 45 and 85 minutes. The M25/M23 motorways are also within easy reach providing a link to Gatwick, Luton, Stanstead, Heathrow airports and the wider national motorway network.
There is a wide range of highly respected state and independent schools in the area, including Fletching and Newick C of E Primary Schools, with secondary education available at Chailey and Uckfield. Independent schools in the area include Cumnor House in Danehill, Great Walstead near Lindfield, Brambletye in East Grinstead, Burgess Hill School, and Ardingly, Hurstpierpoint and Brighton Colleges.
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 and equestrian centres at Golden Cross and Crockstead. Fletching is nestled on the edge of the Ashdown Forest with its 6,500 acres of heath and woodland offering scenic country walks and riding out subject to permit.
Close by are a number of stately homes and gardens as well as heritage attractions including Sheffield Park and Gardens and the Bluebell Railway.
Mill Barn offers an exciting development opportunity to acquire a former modern agricultural barn with planning consent to convert to a spacious single storey 4 bedroom accommodation extending to 3013sq ft (280sq m). The barn enjoys an outstanding rural location surrounded by open countryside set on elevated ground with magnificent views over the High Weald AONB. The proposed design incorporates an open plan living area with full height glazed walls offering wonderful 180 degree views.
The entrance to the property is set off the north side of Mill Lane where a pair of metal six bar gates lead into the concrete ‘L’ shaped yard skirting the south and west of the barn. Immediately adjoining the barn and extending to the rear and sides are the two acres of land, presently in agricultural use. The land forming part of this sale will be planted to grass pasture. The exact boundary lines and fencing arrangements are to be agreed as part of any sale. There is up to a further 50 acres of agricultural land available for sale by separate negotiation.
The conversion of Mill Barn into a residential dwelling has been consented by Wealden District Council under Class Q Permitted Development Rights filed under: WD/2015/2654/P04. The scheme provides for a 3013sq ft (280sq m) accommodation and the same again in curtilage. All necessary documentation can be requested from the Vendor’s Agent Samuel & Son.
Purchasers are advised to make their own enquiries as regards the availability of mains services and associated connection costs.
TENURE AND POSESSION
The property will be offered freehold with vacant possession upon completion.
METHOD OF SALE
BEST & FINAL OFFERS (STC) TO BE SUBMITTED BY 12 NOON on FRIDAY 6th MAY 2016.
The plans contained within these particulars are not to scale and are for identification and guidance purposes only. The architect drawings of the proposed dwelling have been re-produced by kind permission of 3D Architecture Ltd.
Strictly by appointment with the Vendors’ Joint Sole Agents Samuel & Son, Heathfield telephone: 01435 864020 or Freeman Forman, Uckfield telephone: 01825 766636.
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.