Savills | Rushers Cross, Mayfield, East Sussex, TN20 6PX | New homes for sale
7,767 sq ft(721.58 sq m)
Guide price £1,295,000

Rushers CrossMayfield, East Sussex, TN20 6PX

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Exceptional opportunity to build your own home on this generous rural plot of about 4.38 acres
  • Planning permission for a detached traditional style house of about 7,767 sq ft in total
  • Situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty between Wadhurst and Mayfield
  • Well placed for schools
  • Tunbridge Wells about 9 miles
  • Wadhurst mainline station about 3.8 miles

A rare opportunity to build a stunning new home, privately set on a large plot in an exceptional semi-rural location between Wadhurst and Mayfield.

About this property

  • Planning reference: WD/2020/0222/F, dated 21/04/20

    The proposed new home at Rushers Ghyll offers a rare and wonderful opportunity to build a contemporary neo-Classical style house, designed by local architect Stephen Langer in this exceptional location on a large plot bordering open countryside and offering lovely views.

    The property has been designed to sit sympathetically within the topography of the Wealden landscape, with specimen indigenous planting in the grounds.

    The traditional vernacular design is relevant to the local area and stipulates attractive materials including natural tiles of clay, oak, stonework, weatherboard, painted ironwork, and stock brickwork, complemented by traditional joinery.

    The proposed build is designed for sustainable construction with high insulation levels, a technically advanced heating plant (ground source or biomass envisaged) ease of climate control, solar utilization and the ability to utilize levels of heat gain to contribute to heating requirements with the potential to reduce demands on energy and water consumption.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

Stephen Langer is well known for this type of single plot and bespoke build. Rushers Ghyll plot has the magic ingredients of location, spacious surroundings and a wonderful outlook.

Robert JacobsProperty agent

Local information

  • Rushers Ghyll is situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, just south of the of the hamlet of Tidebrook between the sought after villages of Wadhurst and Mayfield, both of which offer a wide selection of local shops including butchers, delicatessen, post office, banks, chemists, cafes, supermarkets and a garage (Wadhurst).
  • Comprehensive shopping is catered for in Tunbridge Wells (about 9 miles) and Crowborough (about 7.8 miles).
  • There is are many leisure opportunities in the local area including, walking, cycling, sailing, canoeing and fishing at Bewl Water, cycling and horse riding trails at Bedgebury, public footpaths, golf courses at Dale Hill (Ticehurst) and Tunbridge Wells, Uplands Gym in Wadhurst, tennis clubs in Wadhurst and Mayfield.
  • Mainline rail: Wadhurst (about 3 miles), and Tunbridge Wells (9 miles) with regular commuter services to London Charing Cross and Cannon Street.
  • State and Private schools: There is an excellent choice in the area including Skippers Hill School, Sacred Heart, St Ronans and Malborough House preparatories, Mayfield, Wadhurst and Stonegate Primary schools, Uplands Community College in Wadhurst, The Beacon in Crowborough and independent schools at senior level including Mayfield School for Girls, Eastbourne College, Bedes, Tonbridge and Sevenoaks.
  • Communications: The M25, accessed at junction 5 via the A21 to the north, links to London, the south coast and the motorway network, and thereby to Gatwick and Heathrow airports and the Channel Tunnel terminus.

Additional information

  • Agent's note: We would refer you to Wealden District Council's Community Infrastructure Levy policy relating to new development at Control/Planning_Policy/CommunityInfrastructure Levy and also to their policy in relation to SANGS AND SAMMS contributions.
  • Outgoings: Wealden District Council 01892 653311. Tax band to be confirmed.
  • EPC Exempt