Lot 96


Longer House, High Street, Rye, East Sussex, TN31 7JL
Guide Price £550,000+ * + Fees

Viewing by arrangement with Clive Emson Auctioneers

A fantastic opportunity to purchase this attractive period property situated in a prominent position on
Rye High Street.

Longer House was, for many years, occupied by Barclays Bank, who have since vacated, and is positioned among various independent and national retailers, pubs and restaurants, and is close to the railway station. There is a large garden to the rear of the building.

It is considered the property may offer potential for residential conversion, subject to all the necessary consents being obtainable.

Ground Floor

Large open plan office space.

First Floor

Three rooms and W.C.

Second Floor

Four rooms.

Basement 1

Safe room.

Basement 2

Two safe rooms with
two W.C.s.


Garden to the rear which also has access via an alley off Market Road.

Local Planning Authority

Rother District Council. Tel: 01424 787000. Website: rother.gov.uk.

Site Measurements

The site extends to 0.03 hectares (0.08 acres).

Freehold with Vacant Possession

Longer House, High Street, Rye, East Sussex


All lots are sold subject to the Common Auction Conditions and Special Conditions of Sale (unless varied by the Sellers Solicitors), together with the Addendum, which will be available on Auction Day.

* Price Information

Guides are provided as an indication of each Seller’s minimum expectation. They are not necessarily figures at which a property will sell for and may change at any time prior to Auction. Unless stated otherwise, each Lot will be offered subject to a reserve (a figure below which the Auctioneer cannot sell the Lot during the Auction).

We expect the reserve will be set within the guide range or no more than 10% above a single figure guide. Please check our website regularly at cliveemson.co.uk, or contact us on 01622 608400, in order to stay fully informed with the up-to-date information.

Additional Fees

An Administration fee and Other non-optional fees may also be payable in addition to the bid price. All lots are offered subject to the Common Auction Conditions and Special Conditions of Sale or Revised Special Conditions of Sale (as applicable) and may include the repayment of search and other fees and or costs payable by the buyer.

All buyers are advised to inspect all available legal documentation prior to bidding and will be deemed to fully understand what they may be liable for if they are successful in purchasing. This should also include Stamp Duty, Land Registry fees and VAT which may become payable on completion in line with any property transaction, whether it is by auction or private treaty. If, as a buyer, you are in doubt you should seek advice from your own professional advisors. For more information on fees please go to cliveemson.co.uk/buyers-fees/