A rare and exciting opportunity to acquire this detached single storey former village school, set within the Ouse Valley in the heart of the South Downs National Park.
This character property dates from 1856 with the original building comprising of flint and brick elevations beneath a tiled roof with more modern additions. There is potential for conversion into residential use, as outlined in the Pre-Application Advice with the Local Planning Authority. Access to the site is via a private drive from The Street.
It is situated in a semi-rural location in the historic village of Rodmell just off the Piddinghoe Road, located between Lewes and Newhaven. There are excellent road links to Brighton, London and surrounding areas via the A26 and A27.
Reception, staff room/kitchen, head teachers office, three W.C.s, library, main hall and three classrooms.
Small courtyard areas and forecourt.
The current use of the premises is class D1 and there has been a Pre-Application Advice under ref: SDNP/18/04933/PRE with Lewes District Council for the following proposal: Change of use of former school (D1) to residential (C3) for up to three units. The proposed change of use from school to residential is acceptable in principle. A copy of the Pre-application enquiry and accompanying documents may be downloaded from the Lewes District Council website.
The site extends to 0.06 hectares (0.16 acres).
Local Planning Authority
Lewes District Council. Tel: 01273 471600Website: lewes.gov.uk.