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67 acres, Uckfield, East Sussex
For Sale - Guide Price £1,375,000

  • Extensive equestrian facility
  • Grade II* listed farmhouse
  • Additional accommodation
  • Shop
  • Cafe
  • Stabling for approximately 30 horses
  • Approximately 67 acres

HEMPSTEAD FARM has been used until recently as a charitable rescue centre for horses with extensive facilities including accommodation and a
visitor centre with café. The property is now offered for sale and would suit a variety of uses with a livery yard presenting a viable opportunity.

The property comprises:
A Grade II* listed property with early parts dating to the 15th century including a two bay great hall to the rear. The property has received many additions over the years and displays an abundance of period features but it is the great hall which stands out with elaborate 17th century panelling, octagonal crown post and other noted details. The accommodation has been sub-divided to comprise
two main dwellings forming the north and south wings of the main house with a further two self-contained flats having been established within
the accommodation. Outside to the rear of the house there is a generous walled garden laid mainly to lawn with a number of outbuildings including two single garages and there is ample parking to the front of the dwelling via a circular driveway which also links through to the buildings beyond.

Within the yard are allocated two Grooms Flats being one bedroom properties, both with separate living rooms,
bathrooms and kitchens

There are a range of buildings and equestrian facilities. These comprise:
1. Tack Room. Single storey brick construction.
Approximately 8.42m x 4.88m
2. Stable and Dog Kennel. Timber construction.
Approximately 8.93m x 4.14m
3. Rug Room. Single storey brick construction.
Approximately 22.15m x 6.88m
4. Old Piggery. Single storey brick construction.
Approximately 5.17m x 2.55m
5 & 6. Groom Flats
7. Stable Block. Timber construction with 5 boxes on each side.
Approximately 7.94m x 7.45m
8. Office. Single storey part blockwork with timber elevations.
Approximately 5.48m x 4.72m
9. Stable Block. Part blockwork with timber cladding comprising 7
boxes and storage area.
Approximately 13.01m x 9.35m
10. Straw Shed. Steel portal frame.
Approximately 22.38m x 8.24m
11. Lean-To. Steel portal frame.
Approximately 31.77m x 3.6m
11a. Wrap Around Lean-Two. Steel portal frame.
Approximately 15.29m x 4.59m
12. Straw Shed. Concrete portal frame.
Approximately 27.18m x 15.47m
13. Donkey Shed. Steel portal frame with single storey lean-to.
Approximately 25.47m x 5.93m
14. Workshop. Forming part of No.13.
Approximately 6.61m x 5.93m
15. Stable Block. Blockwork with weatherboard elevations, comprising 4 boxes.
Approximately 18.17m x 7.48m
16. Stable Block. Part brick, part blockwork with
weatherboard elevations, comprising 6 boxes.
Approximately 21.54m x 5.39m
17. Shop and Café. Two storey brick building with Shop and Café at ground floor and Grooms Flats at first floor. Approximately 26.56m x 6.72m
17a. Isolation Yard. Single storey brick building.
Approximately 7.62m x 6.19m
18. Reception/Office Block. Single storey brick construction. Approximately 8.76m x 8.48m
19. Storage. Concrete portal frame.
Approximately 13.28m x 11.47m
22. Isolation Block. Single timber stable block.
Approximately 16.42m x 5.0m
20. Outdoor Arena with post and rail timber fence. Rubber and sand surface.
Approximately 40m x 20m
21. Lunge Pen. Approximately 24m diameter

The land is well located being to the north and north-west of the property comprising approximately 67 acres in total including approximately 4.65 acres of woodland with the remainder being pasture grazing land. There
are approximately 11.71 acres of pasture running alongside the River Uck.

Hempstead Farm is not included in the current emerging Local Plan (submission January 2019). To date it is not an allocated site, or subject
to a draft allocation. Interested parties are advised to make their own enquiries with Wealden District Council.

There are two public footpaths crossing the farm.

For further information please contact the Joint Sole Agents: Batcheller Monkhouse (Simon Henkel) T.01444 453181 or Hobbs Parker (Vicky Phillips) T.01233 506201


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