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Asking Price £960,000

Lower Wick Street, Berwick, East Sussex
Branch: Lewes 64 High Street, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 1XG. 01273 474101 lewes@rowlandgorringe.co.uk

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Lower Claverham House affords a rural idyll on the fringe of Berwick Village, offering a variety of recreational and lifestyle pursuits via resources such as fenced paddocks for livestock, horticultural gardens that are used for cultivating flowers, vegetables as well as exotic varieties of chilli’s by way of poly tunnel and glass house. Heated outdoor swimming pool with changing rooms with showers. Variety of outbuildings ideal for workshops or storage purposes.
This fabulous smallholding offers considerable further scope, this for any potential purchaser that may wish to adapt this site to their own specific use/tastes. This all subject to the appropriate planning consents and consultation with Wealden District Council. Ample space for the introduction of a sand school, loose boxes and field shelters for those with an equestrian bent. Apply Lewes 01273 474101.

DESCRIPTION

A substantial detached country residence set amidst 16.5 acres of paddocks, formal gardens and horticultural plot with various outbuildings used as studio, workshop and occasionally ancillary accommodation.

Formerly there was a planning consent granted circa 2012 (expired 2018) to develop the site to provide a much enlarged dwelling of circa 8,000 square feet.The property as it is presented today is is a detached 4 bedroom (Master en-suite) bungalow of considerable grandeur, open plan and offering highly versatile and adaptable accommodation that requires a modicum of modernisation . The bedrooms are supplemented by a family bathroom and a shower room, electric night storage heating/air conditioning and electric under-floor heating. The integral double garage is fully insulated and currently used in part as an office/store with access to the master bedroom.
Recreational facilities include an outdoor heated pool by way of air source heat pump, male and female changing rooms each shower and a WC. The property enjoys an inspiring vista across the surrounding open countryside with views beyond to The Downs. The property is approached by a carriage driveway with dual entrance and surrounded by landscaped formal gardens with two dew ponds one of which is enclosed by a mature copse, the two paddocks have an excellent cover of grass and are ideal for keeping livestock such as the sheep that, in all around 16.5 acres (tbv).
Mains water and electricity are connected to the property with a private drainage system. FTTP fibre optic broadband is appointed affording 1TB of down/uploading capability.

The property truly is an exceptional opportunity for a buyer looking to invest in a home with smallholding or equestrian potential via the paddocks and horticultural gardens. There is considerable space for further garaging to be constructed, this subject to obtaining the appropriate planning consents.


LOCATION

The property is located in a wonderful rural position, with approximately 2 miles to the village of Berwick with a train service to London. 8 miles to the north is the market town of
Heathfield which offers a range of shops and commercial facilities. Eastbourne, with an excellent range of amenities, sporting and cultural facilities, marina and good choice of schools is about 13 miles to the south on the coast. The county town of Lewes with frequent train services to London Victoria is about 10 miles away. There is a wide choice of sporting amenities in the area including golf at The East Sussex National Course (at Little Horsted near Uckfield), and courses at Tunbridge Wells, Eastbourne and Piltdown. There is a wide choice of schools in the area with secondary schools at Heathfield and Hailsham, and a choice of preparatory schools including Skippers Hill at Five Ashes and St Andrews at Eastbourne with secondary private schools, Bedes at Upper Dicker and Eastbourne College for Boys and Girls.


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Although these particulars are thought to be materially correct their accuracy cannot be guaranteed and they do not form part of any contract.

For more information please call our Lewes office on 01273 474101.