Off the A26, Eridge, Royal Tunbridge Wells, East Sussex, TN3 9JX
An opportunity to buy a beautiful parcel of land in the heart of the stunning High Weald countryside. Totalling nearly 30 acres this attractive site is available as a whole or in lots which are characterised by lush rolling pasture land perfect for grazing or paddock conversion, wooded shaws and stream frontage.
The land gently slopes down to the Eridge Stream which runs along the southern boundary. The attractive woodland of Lots 3 and 7 are a mixture of Oak, Ash, Hazel and Alder trees.
The land directly adjoins and runs alongside the A26 Tunbridge Wells to Uckfield Road, from where the site benefits from two gated access points. The land also has the unique benefit of leading onto a bridleway to the north of the site which follows Route 21 of the National Cycle Network.
Situated on the East Sussex / Kent border close to Eridge train station the site benefits from good transport links, making the land easily accessible from nearby towns and villages with Central London less than hour away.
The land benefits from two access gateways into Lots 2 & 4 off a long lay-by fronting the site beside the A26. Full vehicular right of way is provided to all lots via easements which are shown blue on the site plan.
The land is offered for sale by private treaty as a whole or in lots. The freehold is available with vacant possession upon completion.
The land is designated as Greenfield and falls within the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). The woodland is designated as Ancient Woodland. Any development would be subject to the appropriate planning permission.
Land supply remains at a record low, but growing demand sees land values edge higher
The average price of pasture land in the South East of England increased by 5% last year. The amount of land coming onto the market remains at an all-time low. This record low level of supply continues to underpin the growing demand for land, a trend which is expected to continue in 2021.
Lifestyle and amenity land has been particularly sought after as Covid-19 increased the desire for more green space.
Demand from private investors and lifestyle buyers has grown and together they have accounted for 40% of land purchases in the last three years. There has also been an increased number of overseas buyers as the pound remains relatively weak.
With bank interest rates remaining low, land continues to be seen as a safe, long-term investment – particularly during times of economic uncertainty.
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The land is available freehold as a whole or in lots. The site plan is indicative and Vantage Land may be able to amend the plan to offer you the acreage you require. Please call 01582 788870 if you have an alternative budget or size requirement.
Off the A26, Eridge, Royal Tunbridge Wells, East Sussex, TN3 9JX
Wealden District Council
The land is situated in an affluent area where house prices in the area are 91% above the county average, 69% above the regional average and 126% above the national average (Zoopla). These premium house prices reflect the desirability of Eridge as a place to live and own property – including land.
Eridge is a small village situated on the border of East Sussex and Kent between Uckfield & Tunbridge Wells. It is picturesque village with far-reaching views across the Kent and Sussex countryside with great access to public woodland and trails. Although Eridge is in East Sussex, its post town of Tunbridge Wells is in the county of Kent.
Royal Tunbridge Wells is a large and popular tourist town, home to several shopping areas including the historic Pantiles and the award winning Royal Victoria Place Shopping centre. Tunbridge Wells enjoys a vibrant nightlife with a wide variety of bars, clubs and restaurants.
The borough of Tunbridge Wells benefits from a healthy economy with high employment, low crime rates, good educational attainment, and one of the highest quality environments in Britain. This has led to Tunbridge Wells once being voted the third best place to live in a Channel 4 television programme.
The land directly adjoins and runs alongside the A26 which carries traffic from Maidstone to Newhaven, through Tunbridge Wells and Uckfield. The A26 also connects the site to the A21 and A22, both of which provide access to London and the coastal towns of Hastings and Eastbourne.
There is a bus stop near the entrance to the land on the A26 that provides frequent and fast services to Crowborough in 10 minutes and to Royal Tunbridge Wells in 19 minutes.
Nearby Eridge Train Station provides direct services to London in under an hour.
* Journey Times: 6 mins to Crowborough; 11 mins to Cowden; 18 mins to Uckfield; 42 mins to East Croydon; 59 mins to London Bridge
The site is well placed for leisure activities.
Route 21 of the National Cycle Network – and also a bridle path and footpath – passes alongside the northern boundary of the site. The route runs from Greenwich in South-East London south to Crawley, then east to Groombridge and south to Eastbourne.
To the east of the land lies Eridge Park; a beautiful country estate steeped in history and the largest open deer park in England. With extensive facilities set in 3,000 acres of glorious private parkland, Eridge Park is the perfect setting for country pursuits, game and country fairs, sporting competitions and camping.
The site is situated in the heart of the stunning High Weald countryside. Several long distance footpaths and bridleways cross this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty providing access to numerous castles, beautiful parks and gardens ancient woodlands and nature reserves managed by organisations like the National Trust, RSPB, Woodland Trust and Forestry Commission. There is something for everyone – from nature lovers and families with young children to avid ramblers.
For the racing enthusiast Lingfield Park Racecourse lies further afield. It is best known as an all-weather flat-racing course; just one of five in the UK and one of the busiest in Europe.
Set in 450 acres of beautiful countryside, Lingfield Park is more than just a racecourse. With a premier 18-hole golf course, a sports and leisure club and outline planning permission to build an integrated four star hotel; it is one of the most exciting racecourses in the UK.
To arrange a site visit or to buy the land for sale in Eridge; please call 01582 788870 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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