High Street, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7

Price on application


A RARE AND EXCITING DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE A SUBSTANTIAL LOFT AREA IN THE HEART OF LEWES WITH THE BENEFIT OF PLANNING PERMISSION TO CONVERT INTO A PAIR OF ONE BEDROOM APARTMENTS WITH UNUSUAL GALLERIES AND CAR PARKING

A RARE AND EXCITING DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE A SUBSTANTIAL LOFT AREA IN THE HEART OF LEWES WITH THE BENEFIT OF PLANNING PERMISSION TO CONVERT INTO A PAIR OF ONE BEDROOM APARTMENTS WITH UNUSUAL GALLERIES AND CAR PARKING

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION
Situated in the heart of this historic town within a Conservation Area and the South Downs National Park, this substantial and attractive building has the benefit of a current planning consent for conversion of the large roof space into residential accommodation. The town of Lewes is renowned for its culture, the quality of its community life and involvement with the world of arts, crafts and music. The core of the town possesses an excellent range of individual shops, restaurants, public houses, community venues, health centre, leisure amenities and sports clubs together with a mainline railway station providing fast train services to London, Brighton and Eastbourne. Gatwick Airport is capable of being reached by car within forty five minutes, the city of Brighton and Hove is about eight miles whilst the cross channel ferry terminal at Newhaven is within fifteen minutes by car.

PLANNING
Permission was granted by the South Downs National Park planning authority under reference: SDNP/17/06037/FUL for the conversion of a part of the first floor and the entire upper floor into a pair of galleried and part vaulted ceiling one bedroom apartments with spiral staircases. The entire floor area amounts to approximately 142 square metres (1529 square feet) with the proposed accommodation for each apartment providing: bedroom, living room, kitchen, galleried study and bathroom.
There is a community infrastructure levy due to the South Downs National Park Planning Authority upon commencement of development of the Planning Permisssion. A copy of the liability notice is available for inspection. Plans are available at the Agents office for inspection by appointment during normal office hours. A new 125 year lease will be granted together with licences for two single parking spaces.

Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008.
The Agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures and fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order or fit for the purpose. A Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor or Surveyor. References to the Tenure of a Property are based on information supplied by the Seller. The Agent has not had sight of the title documents. A Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor. Items shown in photographs are NOT included unless specifically mentioned within the sales particulars. They may however be available by separate negotiation. Buyers must check the availability of any property and make an appointment to view before embarking on any journey to see a property.

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