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Near Mayfield, East Sussex
Guide price £550,000 | 6 bedrooms

Property features

• Former poultry barn with consent for conversion
• Available as a whole or in two lots
• Providing over 7,000sqft to two dwellings
• Lot 1 - 4,230sqft - 4 bed dwelling with 2 bed annex
• Lot 2 - 1,935sqft - 3/4 bed dwelling
• Whole site extends to 1.44 acres (0.58 ha)
• Further land could be available by separate negotiation
• Private gardens and off road parking
• LOT 1 ONLY

VIEWING Viewing by appointment only. Sole agents; RH & RW Clutton - 01342 410122.

SITUATION The south-facing site, with its stunning views over the High Weald, lies in a secluded, yet convenient, position along Meres Lane, a short distance from Mayfield (3 miles) with its excellent shopping, dining and other various facilities. Nearby Heathfield (3 miles),s local shopping facilities and a range of supermarkets.
There is a good choice of well regarded primary schools locally, and preparatory schools in Five Ashes (Skippers Hill Manor), Wadhurst and Tunbridge Wells. Independent and state senior schools options include Mayfield School For Girls, and St Bedes (Upper Dicker), Tunbridge Wells grammar schools, Heathfield Community School and the Beacon Academy. Buxted station is approx. 5 miles distant and offers a regular service to London Bridge (approx 1hr 20mins) together with stations at Wadhurst, Stonegate and Tunbridge Wells.

DESCRIPTION The existing timber and corrugated asbestos roof poultry barn measuring overall approx. 56m x 15m (840 sq m/9,041 sq ft) offers an exciting opportunity for conversion to provide two modern, yet characterful, family homes. The proposal could alternatively be to convert the whole to a single new dwelling subject to the appropriate consent. Offered for sale separately or together the planning consent allows for:

Lot 1 (Drawn @ 4,230 sq ft/362 sq m)
A substantial dwelling offering flexible accommodation including a large open plan kitchen, living and dining space, together with four bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a substantial two-bed annex.

Lot 2 (Drawn @ 1,935 sq ft/280 sq m)
A single-storey open plan kitchen, living and dining space with three/four bedrooms and two bathrooms.

Outside both lots will have private gardens, with a further extended area of adjoining field. Lot 1 benefits from a double garage between the two units, and Lot 2 a private drive and additional parking. If the plots are sold separately, definitive boundaries between them will be agreed on site. A right of way across Lot 2 will be retained for the benefit of Lot 1. The vendor would also consider removing part of their retained building on the western site.

In all this site extends to 1.44 acres (0.58 ha). (Further land could be available by separate negotiation).


LOCAL AUTHORITY Wealden District Council (01892) 653311
East Sussex County Council 03456 080190

TOWN & COUNTRY PLANNING Planning consent (WD/2021/2084/F) dated 27th October 2021 permits the conversion of the existing poultry barn and erection of two detached dwellings and a car port. A copy is attached to our online brochure and is available on www.planning.wealden.gov.uk. Wealden District Council have confirmed the development is not CIL liable. A report on the Structural Assessment and Ecological Unit is available on Wealden District Council's website.

This site has the exciting alternative potential, subject to an amended planning consent for, the building to be converted to a single unit.

SERVICES (not tested and therefore not warrantied ) The purchaser(s) will connect to the relevant services as are available and install private drainage.

HEALTH & SAFETY Interested parties must take all due care inspecting these buildings and do so entirely at their own risk and neither the Vendor nor agents accept any liability for any damage. Boots should be worn and dogs and children should not be brought onto the site.

PLANS The plans included within these particulars are for illustrative purposes only and are not to scale. Boundaries on the ground will be agreed dependent on the sale.

DIRECTIONS (TN21 0UG) From Tunbridge Wells, proceed in a southerly direction on the A267. From the Mayfield roundabout, continue 1.0 mile towards Five Ashes, and turn left onto Meres Lane (signposted Whites Garden Nursery and Tea Rooms). The site can be found after 1.3 miles, on the left hand side. Please do not turn down the private drive signposted Northover Farm and Woodlands

GUIDE PRICE Lot 1 - £550,000
Lot 2 - £250,000
Whole - £800,000

WEALDEN PLANNING LINK https://planning.wealden.gov.uk/plandisp.aspx?recno=155089
 

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