6 bedroom detached house for saleSouth Road, Plumpton Green, Lewes, East Sussex
Guide Price £750,000
- Approved plans allow for:
- Magnificent atrium entrance hall
- Open plan kitchen/dining/sitting room
- Separate drawing room
- Gym & home cinema
- 5 Bedroom suites
- Double garage
- Natural swimming pool
- About 1.3 acres
Once built by the purchaser, the proposed building will provide a total Gross Internal Floor Area of approximately 592 sq m / 6,375 sq ft. It has been designed by award winning architect, Lap Chan of Morgan Carn Partnership, to blend with the rural setting and to be highly sustainable. Using high insulation values together with the installation of a ground source heat pump for the underfloor heating, photovoltaic panels and a wood chip boiler, gives the building a predicted Level 5 of the Code for Sustainable Homes. The building is to be constructed of mainly recycled materials and incorporates a sedum roof.
The proposed building will feature a magnificent circular atrium style entrance hall with a part glazed roof and a grand cantilevered staircase rising to a galleried landing. All the rooms are designed to radiate off this central space. With the clever use of glazing and balconies, the building will take maximum advantage of its glorious rural setting. The main living rooms are oriented towards the south west with ancillary accommodation, such as the gym and home cinema, located on the northern side of the property. The sleeping accommodation is located on the first floor with all the bedrooms benefitting from south and west facing balconies.
About 1.3 acres
Services: It will be the responsibility of the purchaser to connect the proposed property to all the necessary services.
Planning: Planning permission was granted by Lewes District Council (subject to conditions) under application number LW/14/0299 dated 7th November 2014 for a detached dwelling with garage and associated landscaping.
The site is situated in a delightful rural location, between the villages of Plumpton Green and Wivelsfield Green, which are about 1.5 miles and 1 mile respectively. Both villages offer a general store/post office, primary school and church. The property is ideally situated for the commuter as Plumpton station lies about 1.9 miles from the property and provides a mainline service to London (Victoria/London Bridge in just under the hour).
Haywards Heath is about 7.5 miles, providing a good range of shops and facilities, together with a frequent and fast train service to London (Victoria/London Bridge approximately 47 minutes). The historic county town of Lewes is some 5 miles, and provides a comprehensive range of restaurants, shops and recreational facilities. The coastal, business and entertainment city of Brighton and Hove is about 12 miles, whilst the A23/M23 lies to the west of Haywards Heath, providing quick access to Gatwick Airport and the national motorway network.
There is an excellent selection of established state and public schools in the area. These include Cumnor House, Great Walstead, Ashdown House and Brambletye, together with Brighton, Ardingly and Hurstpierpoint Colleges, Burgess Hill School for Girls and Chailey Secondary School.
The local nature reserves of Ditchling Common and Chailey Common together with the nearby South Downs National Park and Ashdown Forest provide some of the most beautiful and iconic countryside in the UK for walking and recreation.
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