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12.75 acres, Wineham, Nr. Henfield, West Sussex
Under Offer - Guide Price £400,000


  • Accessible small farm
  • With planning consent for a new agricultural unit including new access drive, barns & mobile home
  • Approx. 12.75 acres (5.16 Ha). Extensive road frontage
  • FURTHER 5 ACRES POTENTIALLY AVAILABLE BY SEPARATE NEGOTIATION
  • Gently sloping land to neighbouring woodland & ghyll with extensive Southerly views to the South Downs
  • Initial groundworks for drive & barns having commenced & with new water supply connection

***GUIDE PRICE £400,000 TO £425,000*** Set on the edge of the popular rural village of Wineham, the land offers a good opportunity to create a new agricultural unit with planning permission having been passed for a new farm complex including two agricultural barns and a mobile home served by a new access track leading from Wineham Lane. The initial groundworks for the formation of this drive and new farm complex have commenced and offering a great opportunity for an incoming purchaser to progress with their groundworks and construction of the farm buildings and proposed three bedroom mobile home unit. Mains water has been connected. Planning consent was granted by Mid Sussex District Council on 6th November 2017 under planning reference: DM/17/3604 for the proposed new agricultural unit including two agricultural buildings and a temporary 5 year consent for a mobile home to serve the farm unit and encompassing security gates to the existing access off Wineham Lane and a revised layout to the originally consented farm complex under the earlier planning consent: DM/17/1786. A copy of this latest planning consent and excerpts of the approved drawings are appended to these details and with further copies of the plans being available by searching on Mid Sussex District Council Planning's portal by inserting the appropriate planning references numbers.

Drawings for the approved barns and mobile home are appended and comprising two open sided barns of proposed steel frame construction and with the cattle barn includes elevations of block work with Yorkshire boarding and measuring approx. 36.57m x 15.24m (558 sq. m). The second barn is shown as being dark green profile metal sheet clad and open sided to the yard and for use as a feed/store, tractor and implement barn and measuring approx. 30.48m x 15.42m (465 sq. m.) The consented mobile home is approximately 18m x 8m and as shown on the appended drawings and with a 5 year consent from November 2017 to 6th November 2022 to provide sufficient time for the local planning authority to assess the function or need to live on the site and financial viability of the agricultural business. The site overall extends to approx. 12.75 acres (5.16 Ha) and enjoys panoramic views to the South including the South Downs as well as a general rural outlook over adjoining farm and woodland.

The land is shown as outlined on the appended plan and situated to the East side of Wineham Lane which connects in the South to Wheatsheaf Road leading to Henfield village and connects in the North to the A272 which provides links to major routes and centres including the A23 at Gatwick plus the local villages of Cowfold and Bolney. The land is within walking distance of the popular Royal Oak pub and driving distance of Cowfold village with local amenities, approx. 3.5 miles. Henfield with more extensive range of facilities is approx. 4.5 miles and the old market town of Horsham with extensive facilities and mainline railway station is approx. 12 miles. Haywards Heath, with similar facilities, is approx. 8 miles. The A23/M23 is approx. 4.5 miles.

Sporting and Recreation Riding around rural lanes and public bridleways leading therefrom. Several local equestrian events including at Pyecombe, the All England Jumping Course at Hickstead, the South of England Showground at Ardingly and at Borde Hill, Nr. Cuckfield. Tenure & Possession & Covenants The freehold land (part of WSX 272870) is offered for sale subject to contract and vacant possession will be given on completion. The land will be sold subject to a restrictive covenant that no additional caravans (permanent or temporary) are to be stationed on the land other than the one approved temporary mobile home (which a buyer may then potentially seek to obtain planning permission to make permanent). The block of land will also be sold subject to an "Overage/Claw Back" covenant for the benefit of the vendors and their successors in title in respect of 30% of the potential uplift in value in relation to potential future changes of use or development of the land over the next 50 years, but with the exception of any equestrian or agricultural/horticultural development of the site or the erection of up to one dwelling on the land. Further details are available from the Agents. Services Mains water service is being connected to the land. The purchaser will need to make their own enquiries for connections to other services and with a proposed private sewage treatment plant shown on the plans. Local Authorities Mid Sussex District Council. West Sussex County Council. Easements, Footpaths and Rights of Way The property is sold subject to all outgoings, easements, wayleaves and other rights and obligations of every description whether mentioned in these particulars or not. There are not understood to be any public rights of way crossing the land. Viewing By appointment in daylight hours and in possession of a set of H.J. Burt sale particulars. All parties viewing are requested to ensure that all shut gates are kept shut, gateways remain clear and any livestock remain undisturbed and machinery untouched. Parties viewing are specifically requested to view the land offered for sale and strictly not to stray onto any adjoining land or property other than on public rights of way. Health & Safety Given the potential hazards of a working farm, we ask you to be as vigilant as possible when making your inspection for your own personal safety and particularly around any areas of water, buildings, machinery and near any livestock. Property particulars and photos Feb & May 2019 (ref RBA).

Directions & Viewing The land is as shown on the appended plans. Viewing is by appointment, in daylight hours and in possession of a set of H.J. Burt sale particulars. All parties viewing are requested to ensure that all shut gates are kept shut, gateways remain clear and any livestock remain undisturbed and machinery untouched. Parties viewing are specifically requested to view the land offered for sale and strictly not to stray onto any adjoining land or property other than on public rights of way. Health & Safety Given the potential hazards of a working farm, we ask you to be as vigilant as possible when making your inspection for your own personal safety and particularly around any areas of water, buildings, machinery and near any livestock.

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