Lot 82: DETACHED STORE AND LAND WITH POTENTIAL

Sold Prior

This detached wooden building with a covered decked area is used predominantly as a storage facility. It is south facing with panoramic views over the South Downs and set in grounds to include a spacious lawned area and vegetable gardens with potential for residential accommodation, subject to all necessary consents being obtainable.

The English Wine Centre and associated barns occupies a delightful rural setting in the Cuckmere Valley overlooking the South Downs within the South Down National Park. It is located on the Alfriston Road between Lewes and Eastbourne lying just off the main A27. There are comprehensive local shopping facilities and amenities located in nearby Alfriston with Berwick railway station just over a mile away with links to Lewes, Eastbourne, Brighton, Gatwick and London mainline railway stations. There are also excellent road links to surrounding areas via the A27 and A22.

The English Wine Centre is a multi-faceted leisure, hospitality and retail premises established since 1972 and successfully run by the present owners from January 2008 until their retirement last year. It provides a fantastic opportunity to continue as an existing business or potential to provide additional residential accommodation, subject to all necessary consents being obtainable.

The buildings, which are being offered as one Lot in the first instance, are set in landscaped grounds and comprise a wine retail shop with a 25 cover restaurant, an oak barn licenced for wedding ceremonies, a detached function venue with luxury en-suite letting facilities and a thatched cottage. There are extensive parking and storage facilities within the 0.89 hectare (2.24 acre) site.

The Seller may consider including fixtures and fittings for sale by negotiation. Interested applicants are advised to contact the Auctioneer’s Office.

Site Measurements

The site extends to 0.12 hectares (0.31 acres).

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Freehold with Vacant Possession