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.
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.
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.
Agent's note: We would refer you to Wealden District Council's Community Infrastructure Levy policy relating to new development at http://www.wealden.gov.uk/Wealden/Residents/Planning_and_Building_Control/Planning_Policy/CommunityInfrastructureLevy and also to their policy in relation to SANGS AND SAMMS contributions.
Directions: From Tunbridge Wells, take the A267 south. Keep on this road for about 13.7 miles to Cross in Hand, then turn right towards Horam, remaining on the A267 Little London Road for about 1.1 miles. On reaching Little London Garage, turn right into Spinney Lane and the entrance to Spring Meadow will be found on the right, after about 0.1 of a mile.
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