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Sunnybank
Guide price £200,000

A wonderful opportunity to acquire an attractive parcel of pasture land in an elevated position with spectacular views over the surrounding South Downs National Park. The property extends to about 6.52 acres set in a single block enclosed by a combination of natural hedge rows and stock fencing. A wonderful opportunity to acquire an attractive parcel of pasture land in an elevated position with spectacular views over the surrounding South Downs National Park. The property extends to about 6.52 acres set in a single block enclosed by a combination of natural hedge rows and stock fencing. From the entrance at the south, the land slopes steeply up to the northern boundary and is of chalk formation. Just beyond the entranceway on the southern boundary is a small dilapidated timber and corrugated old pump house.   



The property is ideally suited to a range of uses (subject to any necessary consents) including private recreational enjoyment, grazing, smallholding, and equestrian pursuits.

Access is via a private drive (not in ownership) leading off the Kingston Road to an entrance at the southern boundary of the land, as shown shaded brown on the sales plan contained within these particulars. The track also provides access to a small number of residential properties that border the land at the south. Whilst not in ownership we understand that the property has unencumbered access rights over the track.



Situated in the village of Kingston and forming part of the South Downs National Park, the land is located just to the south of the County Town of Lewes and approximately 1.2 miles from the town centre.

Lewes enjoys an enviable location alongside the River Ouse surrounded by beautiful countryside. The town is steeped in history with its Norman Castle dominating the skyline, many historic period buildings and places of interest. The thriving high street has a vast array of independent shops, cafes and restaurants and hosts regular farmers markets. Lewes is home to the renowned Harveys Brewery and acclaimed independent Depot cinema The town also has three supermarkets and an excellent range of sporting and leisure facilities including a community leisure centre, the Southdowns Sports Club offering hockey, tennis and squash facilities, Pells open air swimming pool and well-established football and rugby clubs.



Lewes has a mainline railway station with direct services to London (London Victoria) and direct services to the coastal resorts of Brighton and Eastbourne.

The property is well located for road access, set off the west side of the Kingston Road and in close proximity to the main A27 which links to the M23 and wider motorway network.



Agent’s Note

The Land Registry Property Title Plan and property sale plan contained within these sales particulars references a ‘reservoir (covered)’ at the south west corner of the land. This refers to an old underground water storage facility that is no longer in use.

There are however some historic easements on the Title relating to this facility. Further information is available upon request from the Vendor’s Agent, Samuel & Son.



Overage

The Vendor is seeking to negotiate a development overage provision for the buyer to pay 30% of any uplift in value relating to non-agricultural development within 30 years of the sale. Further details available on request from Samuel & Son.



Viewing

Strictly by prior appointment with the Vendor’s Agent, Samuel & Son, Horam. Tel: 01435 810077. The Vendor and their Agent take no responsibility for the safety of parties viewing the property.



There are no mains services presently connected to the land.



Method of Sale

The property is offered for sale by private treaty.



Tenure and Possession

Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.



Easements, Wayleaves, Covenants and Rights of Way

The property is sold with any easements, wayleaves, covenants, rights of way that exist whether mentioned in these particulars or not. There are no public rights of way over the property.



Local Authority

Lewes District Council

https://www.lewes-eastbourne.gov.uk/



South Downs National Park Authority

https://www.southdowns.gov.uk/



 
 

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