Lot 6


The Old Church, The Street, Houghton, Arundel, West Sussex, BN18 9LW
The Old Church, The Street, Houghton, Arundel, West Sussex, BN18 9LW
Sold £500,000

Situated in a stunning rural location in the heart of the South Downs National Park on the fringe of Amberley Village, with panoramic views over the surrounding countryside.

The historic town of Arundel, with its comprehensive local shopping facilities and amenities, lies just over five miles to the south with excellent road links via the A27 and A259 to all surrounding areas.

We understand this unique detached property was built for the Duke Of Norfolk in the late 1880s and was recently used as an antiques retail space prior to its original use a place of worship.

The property now has planning consent for a sympathetic residential conversion/extension providing flexible accommodation over two floors, in just under a third of an acre of newly landscaped gardens with driveway and extensive parking area on all sides.

The building has recently undergone an extensive schedule of modernisation and updating including new roof and electrical upgrades.

Proposed Accommodation

Ground Floor

Entrance hall, living/dining room with mezzanine galleried area, kitchen with vaulted ceiling, utility room, snug and shower room/W.C. Stairs leading to:

First Floor

Master bedroom, two further bedrooms and bathroom.

Second Floor



Landscaped gardens with driveway and extensive parking area extending to 0.11 hectares (0.28 acres).


Planning Permission has been granted by South Downs National Park, under ref: SDNP/20/00400/FUL, dated 9th April 2020, for reinstatement of dwelling a single storey extension. Two new roof lights and two dormers, subject to conditions. A copy of the Planning Consent and proposed plans will be available to download for the Clive Emson website or via the South Downs National Park Planning portal: southdowns.gov.uk

Freehold with Vacant Possession


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