300 acres of mixed agricultural land

Property Posted 23/09/20
The Penhurst Estate offers a rare opportunity to purchase 300 acres of mixed agricultural land.

The Penhurst Estate offers a rare opportunity to purchase 300 acres of mixed agricultural land, surrounding the beautiful hamlet of Penhurst, two semi-detached farm cottages, the old stable block with granary holiday let, workshop, superb Sussex barn and about 10,000 ft2 of portal-framed farm buildings, all situated in the unspoilt East Sussex countryside in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

1 and 2 Church Farm Cottages form a pair of semi-detached farm cottages.

LOT 1: Number 1 is in need of refurbishment and has no central heating. Guide price – Region £395,000.

LOT 2: Number 2 is an attractively presented property with a good sized garden and adjoining paddock of 0.7 of an acre. Guide price – Region £475,000.

LOT 3: The old stable block comprises a traditional Grade II Listed building, built by John Ashburnham of Ashburnham Place in 1776 with a date stone bearing his initials. It is converted into a workshop on the ground floor and holiday let above. Guide price – Region £400,000.

LOT 4: The Sussex barn and farm buildings form a Grade II Listed Sussex timber-framed barn of 4,356 ft2. To the front of the barn is a farmyard.

There is a collection of more modern portal-framed buildings with an overall area of about 10,000 ft2. To the east of the barn is an area of pasture extending to about 2.1 acres. In all about 3.3 acres. Guide price – Region £450,000.

LOT 5: The land extends to 295 acres, with 196 acres laid to permanent pasture and 53 to temporary grassland following its conversion from arable land in 2017. The land is currently used for the grazing of sheep and cattle and making forage.

There are a number of ponds and streams passing through the mixed broadleaf traditional woodland and an area of water meadow. The woodland extends to about 46 acres.

Hill Farm has been farmed for many years by the same family. The current tenant has a Farm Business Tenancy over the land which equates to 91 acres. The term of the tenancy expires on 25 March 2022 when vacant possession will be available. Guide price – Region £2,000,000.

LOT 6: In addition to the freehold sale of Penhurst Estate there is the opportunity to purchase a leasehold interest in 98 acres of grassland currently let by Penhurst Estate Company Ltd.

On the market with Batcheller Monkhouse it has a guide price for the whole of £3,720,000.

Location Penhurst, East Sussex
Price Whole: £3,720,000
Area 300 acres

Contact 01424 775577 | www.batchellermonkhouse.com


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