Savills | Chillies Lane, High Hurstwood, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 4AB | Properties for sale
525.83 sq m(5,660 sq ft)
Guide price £950,000

Chillies LaneHigh Hurstwood, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 4AB

  • Under offer

Key features

  • A rare opportunity to acquire a 3.5 acre semi-rural plot with planning permission for a substantial replacement new home with annexe
  • existing property to be demolished
  • Arts and Crafts style designed by Richardson Architecture
  • convenient location off Chillies Lane, close to High Hurstwood village
  • about 6 miles Crowborough, 13 miles Tunbridge Wells
  • 2.8 miles to Buxted mainline station serving London Victoria
  • local schools: High Hurstwood C of E primary school and the Beacon Community College in Crowborough

A rare opportunity to build a substantial Arts and Crafts-style family house, together with a detached annexe and garaging, complete with a walled garden.

About this property

  • Planning Reference: WD/2018/1258/F dated 18th November 2019 for the demolition of an existing single storey dwelling, garage, outbuildings and swimming pool.

    The Building Plot at Meadow Cottage is centrally located in this sought after village enjoying a westerly aspect to the rear.

    A single storey property currently occupies the site with garage, outbuildings and a swimming pool. These are all to be demolished to make way for the much more substantial replacement dwelling.

    The replacement dwelling has been designed by Richardson Architecture, who are based in Firle, East Sussex. The plans incorporate the main house, garage block, separate annexe building and landscaping, to include formal gardens and a walled garden to the side, accessed directly from the reception space.

    The private approach drive is supplemented by a secondary shared drive

Local information

  • The plot at Meadow Cottage is located on Chillies Lane which runs through the centre of High Hurstwood, which is a sought after and an attractive village, with many character properties.
  • Crowborough town centre is approximately six miles away, with Waitrose, Morrisons and Lidl as well as general amenities.
  • Tunbridge Wells town is reached in about 13 miles with its railway station to London and more extensive shopping and entertainment amenities. Uckfield 4.5 miles to the south is an alternative, smaller town.
  • High Hurstwood itself offers a church, primary school, village hall and also a well- regarded pub/restaurant, The Hurstwood.
  • The neighbouring village of Buxted is reached within approximately three miles and offers a local shop, pub, farm shop and mainline railway station, one stop down from Crowborough at Jarvis Brook (reached within 4.5 miles) and benefits from local shopping and more amenities, including the Buxted Park Country House Hotel.
  • State and private schools: Primary schools in High Hurstwood, Beacon Community College in Crowborough and with private schools in the area including Holmewood House Preparatory school in Langton Green, Cumnor House at Chelwood Gate, Brambletye in Ashurst Wood and Ashdown House in Forest Row. Private secondary schooling at Bedes, Upper Dicker, Mayfield School for Girls, Tonbridge for Boys and co-educational options at Sevenoaks, Eastbourne and Worth.

Additional information

  • 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/Community Infrastructure Levy and also to their policy in relation to SANGS AND SAMMS
  • contributions.
  • Directions: Turn into Chillies Lane and proceed down the hill into the village. As one reaches the village, follow the lane down the hill, looking out for a signed, shared drive on the right, reached before the church/school on the left.
  • EPC Exempt