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Balcombe, West Sussex
Guide price £450,000 | 3 bedrooms

Property features

• Glorious elevated position
• Rural location
• Planning consent for a 3 bed dwelling
• An extended mobile home
• Garden area
• Other lots and land available

The main homestead lies at the north end of the farm accessed directly by the farm track off Paddockhurst Lane which is sold with the property. In a glorious elevated position the principle components comprise:-

LOT 1 - The Old Dairy

L-shaped brick buildings with corrugated sheeting measuring 19m x 6.8m and 15.2m x 5.9m approximately facing into a yard. There is planning consent to convert to a 3 bedroom dwelling.

Opposite lies a 3 bay concrete frame open barn under an asbestos roof with an adjoining run on 3 bay steel extension, overall approximately 27.6m x 7m. To the rear is a dilapidated brick and tile hovel which together with the open barn has to be demolished.

The large Silage clamp area with extensive sleeper walling approximately 22.5m x 18.3m has been adapted into a residential area. Entered through double sheeted gates there is an extended mobile home in one corner, and in the other an open 2 bay steel framed store 9.2m x 4.3m. Numerous pots and beds provide a colourful garden.

LOT 2 - The Old Granary

A fine old Granary Store with brick lower elevations under weatherboarding and a slate roof. Measuring approximately 7.3m x 6.3m. There is planning consent to convert it to a 1 bedroom dwelling.

Opposite lies a 3 bay concrete frame barn under a corrugated asbestos roof approximately 12.9m X 7m. Similarly this needs to be demolished. (Note as drawn for planning the eastern end juts into Lot 1)


A productive block of largely arable ground mainly falling to the south and shown as Grade 3/4 on the old MAFF series. Wide oak tree lined field boundaries and adjoining woodland give the land a private nature.

LOT 3 8.27 acres (3.35 ha)

North facing grassland accessed off the entrance drive.

Lot 4 7.80 acres (3.15 ha)

Useful block of grassland. (Southern half sold)

Lot 5 26.29 acres (10.64 ha) SOLD

A southern block of arable ground in two fields with gated access onto Paddockhurst Lane. Shaws line the western boundary with vast open historic pits. SOLD

Forest Farm lies in an idyllic rural position within the AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) with spectacular views to the south. East Grinstead is 7 miles and Crawley and Gatwick Airport, via the A23, are readily accessible. The M25 to the north is about 20 miles and the south coast at Brighton 23 miles. There are numerous schools within the catchment area and Worth Abbey is within 3 miles. Golf courses and other recreational facilities are plentiful.

For more details contact James Tillard on 01342 410122 or view our brochure.

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