Former nursery has excellent potential for development

Lewes property SUS-170702-090847001
Lewes property SUS-170702-090847001

This property in Burrells Lane, Maresfield, is the former manager’s house and shop of a country nursery.

It’s currently used as four office suites with attached two-bedroom bungalow with town planning consent for a four-bedroom house and a two-bedroom annexe.

When converted, the property will comprise of the bedrooms referred to above and the main dwelling will have a large entrance hall with staircase rising to the first floor. The ground floor accommodation includes the main bedroom with en-suite bathroom, lounge with open fireplace, dining room, study, kitchen and ground floor shower room with an external toilet. In addition to the three bedrooms on the first floor, there is a separate toilet and a shower room to serve the upper bedrooms.

The annexe which is semi-detached to the main house, in addition to the two bedrooms, has a small entrance hall leading to a living room, kitchen and shower room.

And former outbuildings to the Nursery gardens with Town Planning consent for the erection of a large four-bedroom chalet bungalow on two floors.

On the ground floor of the chalet bungalow, when constructed, there will be a master bedroom with en-suite bathroom and walk through dressing room. The main entrance will provide two large storage cupboards and give access to the sitting/dining room with feature staircase rising to the first floor with separate ground floor cloakroom with WC. Leading through from the dining area there will be a large kitchen with attached garden room and separate utility room. The latter giving access to a double garage.

The first floor will comprise of three-double bedrooms and the second bedroom will have a full en-suite bathroom; the other two bedrooms will have their own shower room, WC and hand basin facilities. To the top of the staircase is a possible first floor upper living and dining room area.

EPC rating

Assessments have not been carried out at this stage and would need to be prepared when final decisions and maybe even construction have been completed.


The only outbuildings onsite are the three with approval to demolish and re-erect the new four-bedroomed chalet bungalow.

Gardens and grounds

The property has four separate gated vehicular accesses, two of which include pedestrian gates and there is a currently disused Lych gate serving the main frontage. Included are driveways, terraces, parking areas and established trees including fruit trees.

In all, about 1.4 acres.

Price is £1,250,000.

To arrange a viewing, or for more information, call Miles Property Management on 01825 729146.