Offers In The Region Of £500,000

East Street

Falmer Village, Brighton

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FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY! Very spacious former stables building located in the beautiful tranquil setting of Falmer Village. Planning permission has been granted for transformation in to a dream home with the WOW factor.

  • A Rare Opportunity For A ‘Grand Designs’ 3 Bedroom Home
  • Potential Garden & Off Road Parking
  • Former Stable Building With Planning Consent To Convert
  • Idyllic Village Setting In The South Downs National Park
  • Fabulous Building With Hayloft Dating Back To The 18th Century
  • Electricity & Water Are Outside The Property*
  • Planning Information & Proposed Plans Available On Request**
  • 2488 square feet/231 square metres

A truly rare opportunity to purchase this freehold listed former stable building in an idyllic setting surrounded by the downs and a Grade II* Listed barn, Church & Granary. Planning permission has been granted for conversion of the stable building into one dwelling (planning application number SDNP/21/01818/FUL). The proposed conversion would incorporate 3 bedrooms, two en-suites and a separate bathroom, a kitchen / dining room with separate utility / WC, a living room and includes an area ideal for a garden and off-road parking.

According to the heritage report, the stables building dates back to at least the 18th century as it appears on estate maps of 1799-1800, and is a curtilage listed building, being adjacent to the Grade II* Listed barn to the north. The stable buildings extend to approximately 2,374sqft / 220 sqm and were formerly 10 stables and is 1.5 storeys in height, built in coursed flint with a hayloft, a hayloft door and the historic floors are still present.

Agents Notes:

*We are informed by the sellers that electricity and water run to the outside of the property. (Purchasers are advised to make their own enquiries in this regard.)

**There is a CIL Payment of £200 per sqm (£51,632.40) attached to the planning permission. Those looking to self-build and occupy as their primary residence may be able to apply for an exemption to the CIL payment.

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Location

The Stables (East Street) is situated in the peaceful setting of Falmer Village, which is ideally located for access to Brighton, Lewes and the A27 and A23 road networks. Falmer dates back to the late Saxon period and the surrounding area is characterised by beautiful countryside. Nearby, The Swan Inn (0.2 miles) is full of "old world" charm and is loved by locals, walkers and cyclists.

Falmer Station is just a short walk away (0.6 miles) and nearby frequent bus services afford convenient access to Brighton, Lewes and further afield. Local amenities include a local farm shop (0.2 miles), a Co-op (0.7 miles), Sainsbury’s Superstore on Lewes Road (3.2 miles) and in Lewes, a Waitrose (4.9 miles) and Tesco Superstore (5.2 miles).

The property is set within the South Downs National Park and is close to nearby Stanmer Park and Estate (0.9 miles), Brighton & Hove’s largest park with woodland walks, rolling green hills and the Grade I listed eighteenth century Stanmer House.

The County town of Lewes (4.8 miles) is a unique shopping and leisure destination, offering a wide range of local shops and independent boutiques. Pop into Bill’s for a cuppa or something more substantial from the mouth-watering menu. Have a pint of Harvey’s, the local brew, and take in some music in one of the many friendly pubs in the area, or catch a movie at the independent Depot cinema.

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