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Chiddingly Road
Price on application

The site is being offered by way of informal tender. Tenders are to be set out as per the attached guidance and must be received by 12 noon on Wednesday 18th August 2021 at Samuel & Son's Horam Office. The site is being offered on a subject to planning basis; consideration will be given to either a Promotion or an Option Agreement.

Thistledown and the land adjoining sits within the likely Development Boundary of Horam, to be shortly determined by Wealden District Council's draft Local Plan, and is surrounded by existing, consented and proposed residential development. 

The whole site extends to about 1.58 acres and is positioned on the south of Horam village centre with road frontage to the Chiddingly Road on its west and the A267/Horam Road on its east. The property comprises a three bedroom chalet bungalow in need of modernisation set within a small private garden together with a single block of pasture land immediately adjoining to the north. 

The property is accessed off the south side of Chiddingly Road via a long, shared driveway shown hatched brown on the plan contained within these particulars and over which the property has a right of way.  


Horam is a thriving village with a strong sense of community and is seeing some exciting new growth and residential developments coming through. The village has a good range of shops and services providing for day-to-day needs with, a dentist, doctors surgery, pharmacy, village inn, small Co-op supermarket, veterinary surgery, florist, hairdressers and butchers as well as a tea room and shopping emporium and at Horam Manor Farm, a fishery, riding school, and lakeside cafe. In terms of recreational facilities, there is a community hall, playing field and playground, tennis club, junior football club and lawn bowls club and access to the renowned Cuckoo trail which provides scenic and traffic free walking and cycling along the former railway line from Heathfield to Eastbourne Park.

The market town of Heathfield is a short drive, located about 3 miles to the north and has a good range of amenities with a number of independent shops and restaurants together with four national supermarket chains. The area is well served with schooling for all age groups. Main line train stations with direct services to London are available at Buxted, Stonegate and Polegate, all within 10 miles.  There are also bus routes that serve the village linking to surrounding towns including Heathfield, Tunbridge Wells, Hailsham and Eastbourne. The Spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells with its excellent modern shopping centre and, extensive leisure facilities is some 17 miles; the coastal resorts of Eastbourne and Brighton are about 15 miles and 24 miles respectively.


Bungalow: mains water, electricity and gas. Mains drainage. 

Local Authority 

Wealden District Council.  


Council Tax Band 'E'. 

Wayleaves, Easements & Rights of Way The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing wayleaves, easements and rights of way, whether public or private and whether specifically identified or not.  

There are restrictive covenants attached to the Property Titles. Further details are available upon request from the Agent.


Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.


The purchaser is expected to enter an undertaking to pay the Vendor's legal and professional fees.


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