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Plumpton, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7

Under Offer £150,000
67.4 ac.

Property Description

Commercial information

  • 67.4 acres (27.3 hectares)

Key features

  • Approximately 67.425 acres in total
  • Predominantly steep north facing chalk downland
  • Far reaching views over Sussex
  • Subject to an AHA Tenancy to Plumpton Agricultural College
  • Subject to Statutory Open Access
  • Good access off the Ditchling Road

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Approximately 67.425 acres of stunning Downland pasture on the North face of the South Downs.

The land is subject to an Agricultural Hioldings Act 1986 tenancy.



The land is located to the South of the Ditchling Road on the northern side of the South Downs, opposite the entrance to Plumpton Agricultural College but set back from the road.


The land sits within the South Downs National Park and comprises of approximately 67.425 acres of chalk grassland with a small amount of scrub. It is north facing and predominantly steep.

This steep land is suitable for livestock grazing and is fenced with stock proof fencing with access gates both for vehicles and pedestrians.

Method of Sale: The land, as described, is being offered for sale as a whole via private treaty.

Tenure: The tenure of the property is Freehold subject to an existing Agricultural Holdings Act tenancy to Plumpton Agricultural College dated 5th January 1953. The passing rent is
£2,100 per annum. Further details available upon request.

Services: There is water available and no other services as far as the vendor is aware.

Local Authorities: Mid Sussex District Council (01444 458166) and West Sussex County Council (01243 777100)

Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way: The land is being sold subject to, and with the benefit of, all existing wayleaves, easements and rights of way whether public or private, and
whether specifically mentioned or not.

Town and Country Planning: The land sits within the South Downs National Park.

Sporting, Timber and Minerals: All sporting, timber and mineral rights are included in the freehold sale as far a as they are owned.

Viewings: Interested parties are welcome to view the land on their own, however a copy of the sales particulars must be held on your person at all times when visiting. Please register your
interest with Ed Daniell of Savills prior to arrival.

Savills and its agents do not accept liability for loss or damage arising as a result of visits to the land. All viewings are undertaken at the applicants' own risk. If there is any point which is of particular importance to you we invite you to discuss this with us before travelling to view the property.

Ed Daniell, Savills, Petworth, West Sussex, GU28 0BF
01798 345917
07824 590970

Acreage: 67.43 Acres


This parcel of land is accessed off the Ditchling Road via Plumpton Bostall, a concrete track, opposite the turning to Plumpton Lane. The land can also be accessed on foot via a bridleway opposite the entrance to Plumpton Agricultural College.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
08 October 2016

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