Lot 14


Manor Lodge, Cocking, Midhurst, West Sussex, GU29 0HD
Manor Lodge, Cocking, Midhurst, West Sussex, GU29 0HD
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This is a rare and unique opportunity to renovate an early 17th Century cottage, retaining original features, including inglenook fireplace, original wood floors, and exposed beams. It comes with a substantial plot, extending over 1/3 an acre, with stunning views from an elevated semi-rural location.

This property offers huge potential to greatly enhance the property and land, and complete the restoration. Some building works have taken place, including land drainage, roof repairs, and various maintenance and prep works. Planning permission has been granted, including to convert the coal store to an office/3rd bedroom, add a downstairs W.C. and a large patio.

Situated in the historic village of Cocking, between Chichester and Petworth, in the heart of the South Downs, it benefits from excellent road links to the coast and surrounding areas via the nearby A272 and A27.


Planning Permission has been granted for repairs, refurbishments, internal & external alterations, and landscape works with references: SDNP/22/02923 and 02924, dated 21st June 2022, under prior address: 210 A286, GU29 0HF.

Discharge of Conditions has been submitted and is pending. Potential options for vehicle access, subject to Planning, includes via the rear, subject to negotiation, or via the front, with dropped kerb application pending.

A copy of the Planning Consent and accompanying documents may be downloaded from the Local Planning Authority website: www.southdowns.gov.uk.

Site Measurements

The land extends to approximately 0.14 hectares (0.33 acres).

Proposed Accommodation

Ground Floor

Entrance, living room, kitchen, larder/store, W.C., dining room and study/bedroom three.

First Floor

Landing, bathroom/W.C. and two double bedrooms.


Landscaped gardens, patio and a pathway extending to approximately one-third of an acre, with potential for vehicular access subject to all necessary consents being obtainable.

Freehold with Vacant Possession


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