An opportunity to purchase a one double bedroom end of…
Milton Street Barn, Milton Street, Hankham, East Sussex, BN24 5AU
An attractive timber framed outbuilding with planning consent for conversion to holiday let accommodation, extending to approximately 65m² (699 sq ft).
VIEWING: Strictly by appointment with the Agents’ Wadhurst Office on 01435 873999.
DIRECTIONS: From the A27 Polegate and Pevensey bypass, take the junction for the A22, signposted for Eastbourne, Polegate and Stone Cross. At the next roundabout take the first exit signposted for Stone Cross and Westham, on the B2247. Proceed for approximately 0.6 miles, continuing straight over the roundabout and carrying along the B2247. At the traffic lights, turn left on to the B2104 signposted for Hailsham. Proceed under the A27, before bearing right on to Hankham Road. Proceed up Hankham Road for approximately 0.5 miles, before taking the first left hand turning on to Milton Street. Proceed down Milton Street for 0.2 miles and the gateway to the property will be situated on your right hand side.
WHAT3WORDS: Using the What3Words app, the entrance to the property from Milton Street, is situated at tone. bench.basis .
SITUATION: The barn is located in a semi rural position, on a country lane, adjacent to a number of residential properties. The village of Hankham lies approximately 0.5 miles to the north of the property and offers limited facilities, including a primary school. Further facilities are available at Stone Cross, which lies to the south and benefits from convenience stores and a number of independent shops, schools and leisure facilities, whilst an extensive range of retail and leisure can be found at Eastbourne, which lies 4.5 miles to the south.
Whilst the property is situated in a rural position, it is well placed for access to both the A27 and A22 which provide good access to local tourist attractions, including the south coast at Eastbourne and Eastbourne Marina, “1066 Country” and the area around Battle and the renowned High Weald AONB with its wide range of outdoor and leisure activities, pretty country villages and stately homes.
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Wealden District Council, Council Offices, Vicarage Lane, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 2AX, www.wealden.gov.uk. Tel: 01323 443322.
DESCRIPTION: The barn is situated on Milton Street, a country lane on which is situated a small number of residential properties. The property currently provides a timber framed outbuilding with weather-boarded elevations under a slate roof.
At the current time, the building is arranged with a two bay open fronted cart barn to one end, whilst the remainder of the ground floor is arranged as an enclosed workshop with timber double doors and glazed windows to the front.
The proposed conversion to holiday accommodation, allows for a total residential area of 65m² (699 sq ft). The proposed layout provides for an open plan living room with kitchen and dining areas, a double bedroom, bathroom and separate sun room with bifold doors to the front.
The area of hardstanding to the front of the property, is included within the sale as is an area of adjoining land, which is currently down to grass with a range of mature shrubs and fruit trees.
PLANNING: The property obtained full detailed planning consent for conversion into holiday accommodation, which was granted on 18th December 2020. A copy of the full Decision Notice which includes a number of planning conditions, can be obtained from the selling agent. The use of the building once converted, is limited to holiday use only and shall not be occupied as a person’s sole, or main place of residence.
SERVICES: None are connected. The purchaser should make their own enquiries as to the suitability and availability of local service connections.
OVERAGE: A new Overage Clause will apply from the date of sale. This Overage Clause shall be triggered by the grant of planning consent for any new residential dwellings on site, including, but not limited to, the demolition and replacement of the existing building with a new residential dwelling.
EASEMENTS: The property will be sold subject to all existing easements. The vendor is
retaining the freehold of the existing access and will grant a new right of way for the purchaser of the property, at date of sale. Repairing obligations in relation to this right of way, will be agreed between solicitors at the date of sale. A new fence line along the boundary, will be constructed by the vendor, prior to the completion of a sale, but the purchaser will be Responsible for the future maintenance and replacement of this fence, on a like for like basis.
PARTICULARS, PLANS AND SCHEDULES: The particulars and acreages stated therein,
together with the plans are believed but not guaranteed to be correct. They are given by the Agents to assist viewers but are specifically excluded from any contract and prospective
purchasers must satisfy themselves as to the information contained therein.
ANTI MONEY LAUNDERING COMPLIANCE (AML): In accordance with Money Laundering Regulations, we are now required to obtain proof of identification for all vendors and purchasers. You will need to supply information required for us to complete our identification checks which will include your date of birth, main residential address and a colour copy of your passport or photo driving licence. Lambert & Foster apologise for any inconvenience this may cause, but it is a
legal requirement. Unfortunately, Lambert & Foster will not be able to conclude a sale on your behalf to any person or people who are unable to provide confirmation of identification. Note: Lambert & Foster currently employs the services of Smartsearch to verify the identity and address of vendors/ purchasers.
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