Unique opportunity for redevelopment close to Horsham town centre
Set within an enviable location, combining pleasing countryside within a stones throw of Horsham town centre, this development opportunity has the benefit of pre-planning advice being sought from Horsham Disctrict Council (available to prospective buyers on request). They have indicated that prospective purchasers would be successful with an application for errection of two properties in line with Policy 3 of the Horsham District Planning Framework (residential use only). A refurbishment scheme could, in principle, also be considered, importantly ensuring visual impact is acceptable. Existing footprint is 1217 square feet/113.1 square meters. In both scenarios, pre-application advice should be sought prior to submission of an application.
Groundsman's Cottage is a unique and exciting building opportunity, particularly due to it's convenient location. Agents Note: prospective purchasers should make their own enquires with the local authority. Horsham District Council Tel: 01403 215100 www.horsham.gov.uk
Agents Note: * Please note that due to the condition of the building, an internal inspection will not be permitted.
** Please note that the boundaries shown on the Promap are for guidance only to show the property in relation to the surrounding area. There will be a 2 metre gap between the property boundary and the edge of the tennis courts.
This property has 0.3 acres of land.
The property sits to the corner of this 0.3 acre level plot with views across the cricket ground to the south and the river to the east. The tennis enthusiast will benefit from the proximity to the Horsham Sports Club and the cricket connoisseur can watch or play cricket at the neighbouring Cricket Ground. The property is approached off Cricket Field Road via a driveway with vehicular access, as well as a footpath which runs behind the tennis courts up towards the cottage. The garden is sizeable and lends itself to many garden design options.
Situated adjacent to the cricket ground with the Red River Walk nearby and views across to St. Mary's Church, this is a truly perfect combination of countryside and town living. A pedestrian bridge crosses over the river to the town centre, passing the church of St. Mary towards Horsham. This thriving, historic market town offers a comprehensive range of facilities including a John Lewis at Home and Waitrose Supermarket, Swan Walk shopping centre, The Carfax with its cobbled streets and varied restaurant quarter; Horsham Park and Pavilions Leisure Centre, Horsham Sports Club and The Capitol a multi-purpose arts venue. Horsham also has a mainline station with links to both London Victoria and London Bridge. The A24, M23 and the wider motorway network are easily accessible providing access to London, Gatwick, Heathrow and the south coast. There are also a number of excellent state and private schools in the area, including; Christs Hospital, Millais Girls and Forest Boys Schools, Tanbridge School, Farlington Girls School, Pennthorpe and Cottesmore.
The property is accessible on foot from the centre of Horsham. Alternatively, there is parking at the Cricket Club and the property is a short walk up the access road behind the tennis courts.Read all
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