3 bedroom equestrian facility for sale

Ringmer, Lewes

Sold STC £595,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Attached cottage
  • 2 beds plus 1 bedroom annexe
  • 3 acres (*TBV)
  • 30m x 50m Outdoor Arena
  • Stable complex
  • Hay barns
  • Excellent fencing
  • Level grazing
  • Good local hacking

Full description

Charming attached cottage in 3 acres (TBV*) with extensive equestrian facilities plus ancillary annexe set off a farm lane in a small enclave of character properties. The well organised equestrian complex comprises: 7 box stable yard (including 2 foaling boxes), 50m x 30m professionally installed floodlit riding arena ( rubber/sand surface, dressage mirrors, viewing box ), two sand surface turnout pens, plus 4 well maintained level paddocks, distant views of the South Downs National Park which offers fantastic options for off road riding. Approached to the front through an attractive brick covered entrance this unique attached cottage boasts extremely versatile and well presented accommodation with many period features retained including the original beam work to some walls and ceilings : Ground Floor - sitting room (large fireplace with multi fuel burner & exposed timber flooring), dining room (exposed timber flooring), Country Kitchen (lapsed planning to extend), conservatory (out to sun terrace), large separate utility Room plus shower and WC. First Floor- 2 double bedrooms (space to add en-suite) family bathroom. Detached annexe: Ground Floor- lounge, separate kitchen area, shower room, First Floor - double bedroom plus dressing room/study. Large Detached home office (formerly Garaging), spacious parking area suitable for several vehicles and a horse box. The vibrant and historic county town of Lewes is approximately 10 minutes away by car (TBV) and provides a mainline railway station (London Victoria 70 minutes) and an excellent range of individual shops, restaurants and recreational facilities. The A27 lies a short distance to the south of Lewes and provides easy access to the A23/M23, Gatwick Airport and the national motorway network

Location - Ringmer 1 mile, Lewes 4 miles, Laughton 4 miles, Brighton 13miles, Burgess Hill 15 miles, Rail links from Glynde (2.6 miles) to London Victoria 1hr 15mins, Lewes (3.5 miles) to London Bridge/Victoria 64 mins.
Laughton offers a village shop, the recently refurbished and favoured Roebuck Inn public house.
The village of Ringmer offers facilities with a small shopping parade and two public houses, as well as doctors and dentist surgeries. For the Opera enthusiasts there is the popular Glyndebourne Opera House on the outskirts of Ringmer. The historic county town of Lewes is some offers a comprehensive range of shops and amenities, together with a mainline train service to London (London Bridge/Victoria about 64 minutes). Alternatively the town of Uckfield has good shops and regular train services to London. Excellent highly regarded Public schooling within close proximity to include: Ashdown House, Bedes, Cummor House, Eastbourne College, Brighton College, Roedean are all easily accessible.

Principle Accommodation - Refer To The Floor Plan - Character cottage with original beams and hand-made tiles in the kitchen (previous planing to extend). Entrance, cloakroom, sitting room - double aspect living area with feature fireplace and wood burner. Dining room, which could be adapted to an open-plan sitting room / diner. Conservatory - used as an additional reception room leading to the patio and rear garden.
Utility room - plumbing for a washing machine, shower and WC (currently used as a guest room).
FIRST FLOOR - double bedroom, with immediate views over paddocks and stables and distant views of the South Downs National Park. The family bathroom has a separate shower as well as a bath.
SECOND FLOOR - double bedroom with additional space for storage under the eaves. Views over the back garden and trees (flying freehold portion of the property).

Annexe -Refer To The Floor Plan - Brick built, with planning permissions -1 Bedroom self contained annexe that provides additional living space; sitting room, shower room, separate kitchen area and first floor bedroom with dressing-room/office area.

Equestrian Facilities & Outbuildings - STABLE COMPLEX -timber stables - 7 stables (two foaling boxes), a separate tack room, separate hay and straw storage areas, and several other useful storage areas.
OUTDOOR ARENA - 50m x 30m - all weather sand & rubber surface, complete with DRESSAGE mirrors, floodlights.
JUDGING BOX / VIEWING GALLERY - timber built with glass windows.
TWO STARVATION/ TURN-OUT PENS - post and railed sand turn-out pens.
OUTSIDE OFFICE - brick built, or hobby room, with partitioned storage space divided from the office area; originally a double garage. Easily converted back to a double garage if required.

Land & Grounds - The whole site sits in approx 3 acres (*TBV); this includes the paddocks, equestrian facilities, outdoor arena, house, gardens and small orchard (producing plums, apples, pears, and cherries). The acreage stated at the property is 'TBV - *To Be Verified', which means that the land has not been measured formally by Equus and its sellers/clients other than by obtaining the Title Plan from Land registry, where available, with the boundary and acreage clearly marked. Interested applicants/buyers are advised that if they have doubts as to the plot size and wish to have verification of the exact size of the entire plot, they will be required to make their own arrangements by appointing the services of an accredited company who can measure the boundary for a compliant Land Registry Title Plan.

Services & Outgoings - TENURE: Freehold with second floor flying freehold.
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Lewes District Council
SERVICES: Heating Electric oil filled heaters. Mains Water and electric. Shared sewage via septic tank.
TAX BAND: E Main dwelling
EPC RATING: G
ANNEXE SERVICES: Tax Band A - Electric oil filled heaters, water, electric, shared sewage.
BROCHURE PREPARED: October 2016

Helpful Websites - We recommend that you visit the local authority website pertaining to the property you are interested in buying for all the planning consents / restrictions / history and the following websites for more helpful information about the property and surrounding local area before proceeding in a purchase: www.goodschoolsguide.co.uk - www.homecheck.co.uk www.floodrisk.co.uk - www.environment-agency.gov.uk - www.landregistry.gov.uk, www.homeoffice.gov.uk, www.ukradon.org

Viewing Arrangements - All Viewings are strictly by Appointment with the Vendors Agent
Equus Country & Equestrian, South East
T: 01892 829014
E: sales@equusproperty.co.uk

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30 September 2016

Nearest stations

  • Glynde (2.7 mi)
  • Lewes (3.6 mi)
  • Cooksbridge (4.0 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Glynde (2.7 mi)
  • Lewes (3.6 mi)
  • Cooksbridge (4.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Equus Country and Equestrian Property , South East

South East Head Office, Pantiles Chambers, 85 High Street, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN1 1XP

01892 323040 Local call rate

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