Little London

Nr Heathfield, East Sussex, TN21 0NU
£1,300,000   Guide price (£1,300,000 )


A rare opportunity to build a substantial Arts and Crafts style family house, together with a detached annexe and stabling, privately situated within 7.37 acres in an exceptional setting


The Building Plot at Spring Meadow is located in a convenient rural position off a small country lane, about 1.8 miles from Horam village with its local amenities including a butchers, a pharmacy and a post office. Heathfield (2.3 miles) has several supermarkets and individual shops and Tunbridge Wells (15.3 miles) and Eastbourne (15.3 miles) offer more comprehensive facilities. For commuters, Buxted mainline station (7.3 miles), offers a regular service to London Bridge from about 1 hour 15 minutes.

Private and state schools: Primary school in Maynards Green, Heathfield and Wadhurst Community Colleges, Bricklehurst Manor (Stonegate) and Skippers Hill (Five Ashes) preparatory schools and Bedes (Upper Dicker), Mayfield School and Eastbourne College at senior level.

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Further Information

Planning Reference: WD/2017/1809/F dated 23/10/17 for the demolition of an existing pair of semi-detached houses and outbuildings and construction of a new detached dwelling, garage, stable and gatehouse annexe.

Proposed accommodation 5,843 sq ft comprising:
• entrance porch
• entrance hall
• sitting room
• drawing room
• study
• inner hall/library
• kitchen/breakfast/family room
• utility/boot room
• master bedroom suite
• 3 further double bedrooms (one en suite)
• family bathroom
• 2 second floor attic bedrooms
• cloakroom

• wine cellar
• cinema room
• laundry room
• storage

The Gate House 851 sq ft:
• entrance hall
• sitting room
• kitchen/dining room
• utility room
• cloakroom
• 2 double bedrooms
• bathroom
• detached triple garage with log store and store/office above
• stable block: 3 looseboxes and a tack/washroom

• park-like grounds and woodland
• long private driveway approach

• In total: about 7.37 acres

The Building Plot at Spring Meadow enjoys a sought-after rural setting in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Beauty at the end of a long private driveway from Spinney Lane which lies to the south west of Heathfield, just off the A267.

A pair of semi-detached cottages currently occupies the site which enjoys a southerly aspect and extensive views over sweeping park-like grounds, with wooded countryside beyond and is well-screened from the neighbouring property by mature trees.

Planning permission has been granted to demolish the existing properties and outbuildings and construct an impressive replacement detached dwelling of about 5,843 sq ft, designed in the style of a traditional Arts and Crafts lodge house by Richardson Architecture.

Plans for a detached garage, stable block and gatehouse annexe of about 851 sq ft are also included, together with an attractive new planting scheme to enhance the privacy of the new dwelling, together with extensive soft landscaping, including formal garden areas, an enhanced ecology garden and a fruit tree orchard.

Services: oil-fired central heating, mains electricity and water, private drainage.

Outgoings: Wealden District Council: 01892 653311.
Tax band to be confirmed.

Agent's note: We would refer you to Wealden District Council's Community Infrastructure Levy policy relating to new development at and also to their policy in relation to SANGS AND SAMMS contributions.

Strictly by appointment with Savills on 01892 507000. If there is any point which is of particular importance to you, we invite you to discuss this with us, especially before you travel to view the property.

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Amanda Wyatt

Savills Tunbridge Wells

53 High Street

Tunbridge Wells

Tunbridge Wells


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