Former Parish Hall & Cottage For Sale

Woodmancote Parish Hall, Brighton Road, Woodmancote, Henfield, BN5 9SR

Quick Summary

£500,000 Price Description: Offers in Excess of Units: 2 Floors: 1 Area: 1884 sq ft Type: Commercial, Development, Investment, Leisure, Office Status: Under Offer Rooms: 13 Garage: 1 Parking: 10


Property Description

Spratt and Son are delighted to offer this unique opportunity to acquire an attractive mixed-use building comprising a former Parish Hall with adjoining cottage situated in private grounds extending to approximately 0.38 acres.

The Parish Hall, which was originally built as the village school, has two entrance lobbies leading to a large main hall of approximately 600 sq ft together with a side office, small kitchen and Ladies & Gents WCs.

School House, which is adjoining but not inter-connected to the Parish Hall, has ground floor accommodation comprising two reception rooms, kitchen, shower room and lean-to conservatory. On the first floor there are two double bedrooms.

Both properties are in need of significant refurbishment throughout, but are considered suitable for a variety of different uses, subject to obtaining any necessary consent.

Externally, the property has the benefit of a large car park, detached single lock-up garage and mature gardens to the side and rear.

Viewing is strongly recommended.



Woodmancote is a village in the Horsham District of West Sussex, approximately 1 mile east of Henfield at the foot of the South Downs National Park and close to Woods Mill Nature Reserve.

The property occupies a prominent position on the main A281leading into Henfield where a good selection of local shopping facilities and amenities can be found; including Budgens supermarket, a petrol filling station and a selection of independent retailers, pubs and eateries. There is a local C of E Primary School and buses run locally to Steyning Grammar.

The location offers excellent transport links to the wider surrounding areas with nearby towns including Horsham and Burgess Hill to the North and the coastal towns of Shoreham and Worthing to the South. The City of Brighton & Hove is approximately 12 miles distant, whilst both Gatwick Airport and the M25 are within 30 miles.

The nearest train station can be found in Hassocks, approximately 6 miles from the property, where regular Southern Rail train services to London Victoria run with a journey time of approximately 1 hour. There are bus routes to Horsham, Burgess Hill and Brighton.



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We are informed that the buildings are not Listed.

We understand that the Parish Hall currently has existing D1 use under the Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order, whilst School House has C3 (Residential) Use.

We would recommend that interested parties make their own enquiries regarding planning permission prior to entering into an agreement



Horsham District Council



We are informed that the properties benefit

from mains electricity and water. There is no mains gas and wastewater is by way of a septic tank.  We would recommend that interested parties make their own enquiries.



The vendors reserve the right to remove any memorials prior to completion.



Copies of the Energy Performance Certificates and accompanying Recommendation Reports are available upon request.



Offers are invited in Excess of £500,000 for the freehold interest with full vacant possession.

In accordance with our client’s instructions, no offers will be considered until a minimum marketing period has been carried out.

Prospective purchasers are therefore asked to submit offers in writing to the offices of Spratt and Son by midday on Friday 18th October, subject to the following stipulations:


  1. Offers must include details of the proposed use of the property
  2. The offer must state clearly the price which the applicant is prepared to offer and provide details of any conditions that the offer may be subject to
  3. The Vendors do not bind themselves to accept the highest or any offer received



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