RARE OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE A FREEHOLD FORMER SCHOOL ON A SITE OF 0.85ha WITH POTENTIAL
The property is located on the northern periphery of the historic county town of Lewes with residential development on two sides and public open space on the third side. The town centre is just over half a mile distant, with the High Street providing an excellent range of shops, restaurants and many other facilities, together with a mainline railway station (London Victoria about 1 hour 10 minutes). The A27 provides fast vehicular access to the City of Brighton & Hove, with Gatwick Airport being around 40 minutes by car. A location plan and street view can be viewed online through Google Maps by typing in the postcode: BN7 2SU.
Dating from the early 1970s with later additions, the accommodation is all on one level, currently providing 5 classrooms, hall, kitchen, office and staff room, cloakrooms and storage. There is on-site parking, two hard surfaced playgrounds and a playing field. The total floor area is about 832 m² (8,955 sq ft). The total site area amounts to approximately 0.85 hectares (2.11 acres).
We understand the current use is D1. The property is located outside of the defined settlement boundary for Lewes which wraps around the southern and western boundaries of the school grounds. It is considered the property maybe suitable for residential development (subject to consents). For planning purposes, the property falls within the area administered by the South Downs National Park.
Plans, surveys, drawings and other documentation are available within the information pack. This pack is available upon request.
METHOD OF SALE
Initial expressions of interest for the Freehold are invited from interested parties.
The property has a secure perimeter fence and is currently occupied by Guardian Tenants. Viewing is strictly by confirmed appointment with the Agents, Messrs Clifford Dann LLP.
Mike Hudson: Tel: 01273 407921 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Giles Maude: Tel: 01273 407470 E-mail: email@example.com
Main switchboard: Tel: 01273 477022 Clifford Dann LLP, Albion House, Lewes, BN7 2NF
INITIAL EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR THE FREEHOLD ARE INVITED FROM INTERESTED PARTIES
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