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Beechwood Lane, Cooksbridge, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7

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Savills, Haywards Heath

Key features

  • Plot offering the opportunity for a new six bedroom country house
  • Planning permission for c. 7400 sq ft accommodation set in an estate of around seven and a half acres
  • Superb location in the South Downs National Park
  • Planning includes ancillary accommodation and garaging
  • Swimming pool and pool house
  • Lewes four miles, Brighton 11 miles, Gatwick 25 miles

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

Superbly positioned plot with planning permission for a magnificent classically-inspired country house.


This substantial plot has planning permission for a spectacular, classically inspired six bedroom Country House with triple garaging, staff accommodation, indoor pool, potential for a gym/wine cellar and is set in around seven and half acres of beautiful grounds.

This is a superb and rare opportunity which provides the flexibility of creating a perfect living space to suit your lifestyle, subject to agreement and build costs.

Please refer to the Agent for full details.


Located on a country lane on the south eastern fringes of East Chiltington village, a charming rural hamlet set within the South Downs National Park and surrounded by beautiful open countryside.

The property is rural yet not remote, and the area enjoys opportunities for many leisure and cultural pursuits. For opera lovers, Glyndebourne is just under seven miles away and for horse racing enthusiasts, Plumpton Racecourse is only four miles distant. Just over the rolling hills of the Downs is the South Coast with charming seaside villages, bustling towns and the cosmopolitan City of Brighton & Hove.

A number of tennis and golf clubs are available and the South Downs offers many miles of walks and bridleways.
Transport connections are excellent. East Chiltington is well served by the A27 and the A23 which, in turn, access the M27 and M23 motorways.The M23 runs north to the M25 and the National Motorway network beyond.

There are regular rail services from Cooksbridge (1.5 miles), Plumpton (4.5 miles) and Burgess Hill (7.7 miles) to both London Victoria and London Bridge as well as to the South Coast. Burgess Hill also runs a service to London St Pancras International station.

East Chiltington is also served by The Village Rider bus service that runs via nearby villages to Burgess Hill.
There is a wide range of highly regarded state and independent schools in the area including Hurst, Brighton College, Lewes Old Grammar School, Burgess Hill Girls, Roedean and Plumpton Agricultural College.

All distances and journey times are approximate.

Additional Info

Floor layouts are not to scale. Measurements given are approximate to within 50mm and must be verified.

Alternative layouts can be accommodated subject to agreement and prior to construction. All finishes and bespoke features are subject to subject to agreement and build costs.

CGIs and area photos are used by permission and intended as an illustrative guide only, exact finishes must be verified.


Web Details

Beechwood Lane, Cooksbridge, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Cooksbridge Station0.8 miles
  • Plumpton Station2.0 miles
  • Lewes Station3.2 miles

About the agent

Savills, Haywards Heath

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Savills, Haywards Heath

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