Lot 94


Chapel Meadow, Forest Row, East Sussex, RH18 5LH
Chapel Meadow, Forest Row, East Sussex, RH18 5LH
Sold £590,000

Currently let at £24,600 per annum

This is a rare opportunity to acquire a substantial detached property located in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, on the northern edge of Ashdown Forest.

The property is arranged over three floors of part brick rendered and part tile hung elevations, beneath a tiled roof. The whole property is let to a Statutory Tenant at a Registered Rent of £26,400 per annum, with the original registration commencing from June 1973. We understand from the Seller’s agent the property has all main services and a gas heating system via radiators, with the accommodation offered in good order throughout.

The property is located in a sought after residential location on a private road, just off the A22. The village of Forest Row is easily accessible with its comprehensive range of local shopping facilities and amenities, with excellent road links via the nearby A22 and A23 linking Gatwick, London and all surrounding areas.

Lower Ground Floor

Stairs from ground floor hallway, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, pantry, separate W.C., staff sitting room and kitchenette. Secondary staircase to lower first floor and staircase to first floor.

Ground Floor

Stairs to first floor, entrance hall, cloakroom/W.C., study, living room and drawing room.

Lower First Floor

Half landing, two bedrooms, bathroom, separate W.C. and boiler room.

First Floor

Landing, four double bedrooms, store room and family bathroom with W.C. Stairs to second floor.

Second Floor

Self-Contained Flat

Hallway, open plan living room and kitchen, bedroom and bathroom/W.C.


The gardens extend to 0.67 hectares (1.65 acres) and are mainly laid to lawn with shrub borders. Driveway with parking for several vehicles leading to a detached double garage with two garden stores.


Let on a Protected Statutory Tenancy at a registered rent of £6,600 per quarter, which was registered on 29th July 2022. We understand the tenants have been in occupation since the tenancy commenced on 12th June 1973.

We are informed that the tenant is significantly in arrears and further details will be available within the legal pack.

Auctioneer's Note

We have been unable to internally inspect the property and interested applicants are advised to rely on their own investigations to verify the information provided.


There will be no internal viewings and prospective purchasers are requested not to contact the occupants direct.

Council Tax Band E

EPC Rating D


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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