Lot 98


Hillersdon Court, 18 College Road, Seaford, East Sussex, BN25 1JD
Guide Price £700,000 – £750,000 * + Fees

Viewing by arrangement with Clive Emson Auctioneers

This detached former care home comprises three interconnecting properties arranged over two floors with Planning Consent for conversion into three flats and two houses. It has a lift, double glazing throughout and a gas heating system via radiators. There is parking to the front of the property for multiple vehicles and a rear access with patio and gardens.

The building is situated just off the main A259 coastal link road between the town centre and the seafront. The comprehensive local shopping facilities and amenities including mainline station are within easy walking distance with excellent road link to Brighton, Eastbourne and Lewes nearby.

Existing Accommodation

Flat Conversion

Ground Floor

Entrance hall with stairs to first floor. Two offices, residents living room, inner lobby, access to lift and rear patio, office three, store, kitchen, prep area, laundry room, bedroom one.

First Floor

Landing, bathroom/W.C., five further bedrooms (three with en-suite W.C.s).


Paved rear patio with three storage sheds, parking area to the front.

House Conversion

Ground Floor

Entrance hall with own front door, store, two separate W.C.s, boiler room, six bedrooms (four with
en-suite W.C.s).

First Floor

Inner hallway (door to landing), bedroom, landing, separate W.C., staff room, five further bedrooms
(four with en-suite W.C.s).


Rear garden with side access, two external staircases with access to first floor, parking area to the front.

Proposed Accommodation

Each Semi-Detached House

Ground Floor

Entrance hall, separate W.C., kitchen, living room

First Floor

Landing, bathroom/W.C., three bedrooms


Rear garden with patio and parking to front for two cars.

Flat Conversion

Communal entrance with stairs.

Ground Floor

One Bedroom Flat

Entrance hall, living room with incorporated kitchen, shower room/W.C., and bedroom.

Two Bedroom Flat

Entrance hall, living room with incorporated kitchen, shower room/W.C., two bedrooms.

First Floor

Three Bedroom Flat

Entrance hall, living room with incorporated kitchen, separate W.C., shower room/W.C., three bedrooms.


Rear gardens with patio for ground floor flats, parking to the front for four cars.


Planning Permission has been granted by Lewes and Eastbourne Council under ref: LW/20/0478, dated 10th June 2021, for the conversion of existing care home to create two semi detached three bedroom houses and a detached building of three flats (1x1 bed, 1x2 bed and 1x3 bed), subject to conditions. A copy of the Planning Consent and proposed plans will be available to download from the Clive Emson website or the Local Planning Authority website.

Local Planning Authority

Lewes and Eastbourne Council. Tel: 01273 471600. Website: lewes-eastbourne.gov.uk.

AuctioneerÂ’s Note

We understand that because of the nature of the application Lewes and Eastbourne Council will not be requiring a CIL payment for the residential conversion.

Site Measurements

The site extends to 0.05 hectares (0.13 acres).

Freehold with Vacant Possession

Hillersdon Court, 18 College Road, Seaford, 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

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