3 bedroom Equestrian Facility for sale: Wilmington, East Sussex

  • bedrooms 3
Reference: 36940_18027021

Key Features

  • Detached modern property
  • Set in 5 acres (*TBC)
  • Bespoke stabling
  • 20m x 40m riding arena
  • x2 all weather turn out pens
  • 3 bedrooms/open plan living
  • Rural views
  • Adjacent to the South Downs


A Recently built detached country and equestrian property set in 5 acres (TBV*) and located near to the Downland village of Wilmington and being adjacent to the South Downs National Park offering superb riding out and country walks and with the coastal town of Eastbourne also just a short drive away. Built by the current owners, this single storey 3 bedroom family home is of flint and weatherboarded elevations under a slate tiled roof. The glorious open plan part vaulted modern interior offers a great sense of space and light with large glazed sliding doors opening out to the grounds, enjoying views to the north over the paddocks and to the east over the side gardens and outdoor riding arena. A well equipped equestrian complex comprises of: Bespoke L shaped stable block constructed of brick and block with flint elevations and Monarch hardwood doors with windows to the front and opening windows to the rear. x2 Loose boxes with further x1 foaling box, storage room (suitable for a further stable), tack room and additional bedding store, post and railed 20M x 40M Outdoor riding arena with combi ride surface, a further x2 fenced all weather turn out pens, one with a concrete pad (awaiting erection of a field shelter or further stable). Large detached timber Barn with full front closing/locking doors suitable for hay/machinery/horse trailer storage.


The property is situated within close proximity of the downland village of Wilmington with its picturesque period houses and historic church set at the foot of the South Downs with superb riding and walking via a network of bridleways and footpaths nearby. Further recreational opportunities are available at Friston Forest and Cuckmere Haven. Wilmington village is renowned for the 230ft high chalk figure on the north-facing slope of the South Downs called the Long Man of Wilmington overlooking the village. The A27 provides easy access to the coastal town of Eastbourne with its large sailing marina and to the County town of Lewes both offering principal shopping centres. There is world class opera at nearby Glyndebourne and channel ferries are from Newhaven. For rail commuting mainline services to Gatwick and London Victoria can be found at nearby Berwick and Polegate stations. The South Downs National Park offers wonderful recreational opportunities including Friston Forest and the Cuckmere Haven.

ACCOMMODATION-refer to the floor plan

Glorious part vaulted open plan modern interior offering a great sense of spaciousness and light with large glazed sliding doors opening out to the grounds featuring views to the north over the paddocks and to the east over the side gardens and outdoor riding arena. Further Velux windows in the roof allow light to flood into the heart of the property adding to the spacious ambience.
A well equipped KITCHEN with assorted base and wall units, plus large floor mounted storage cupboard, space for a cooking range with extractor hood and light above, extended peninsula worktop offering a breakfast bar; in all a very well organised space. To one end of the interior is an open plan SITTING ROOM AREA with large glazed doors out to the paved patio area.
Off the main open plan area are 3 BEDROOMS, one of which is the PRINCIPAL BEDROOM which also has large sliding glazed doors to the patio plus 2 further single bedrooms.
A FAMILY BATHROOM is off the inner hall with a walk in shower, separate bath , WC and wash hand basin all with tiled walls and window to the front of the property. Opposite is the UTULTY ROOM with base and wall units space for washing machine and tumble drier. Separated from that room is a CLOKROOM with WC and wash hand basin.

EQUESTRIAN FACILITIES-refer to the floor plan

BESPOKE L SHAPED STABLE BLOCK - very well designed using top quality products with large concrete yard area fully fenced with pedestrian and vehicle access point at the rear, front and side.
The stables are constructed of brick and block with flint elevations, Monarch hardwood doors and frames with windows to the front and opening windows to the rear and including:
2 LOOSE BOXES with further FOALING BOX, STORAGE ROOM, TACK ROOM and BEDDING STORE which has been incorporated to the back of the foaling box with external access.
ALL WEATHER SAND TURN OUT AREA - Post and railed of irregular shape 14m x 14.5m x 18.3m with concrete pad 7.2m x 3.6m suitable for a field shelter and or further stable/s.
ALL WEATHER HARD CORE TURN OUT AREA - Post and Railed, adjacent to the main stable with 5 bar gate, 12m x 13.7m.
DETACHED BARN - see floorplan - 9m x 5m- A large timber barn with full front closing/locking doors suitable for hay/straw storage as well as machinery and other vehicles / trailers if required.


The property is on two Land Registry Titles. The house, outbuildings and land 3.461 acres (*TBV) and the paddock to the south 1.583 acres (*TBV) = 5.044 acres (TBV). All the ground is level. The acreage stated at the property is *TBV (To Be Verified), which means that the land has not been formally measured by Equus and or its sellers/clients. A Title Plan from Land Registry will have been acquired, where available, showing the boundary and acreage. Otherwise, an online measuring tool will have been used to check the acreage where possible. Interested applicants/buyers are advised that if they have any doubts as to the plot size and wish to have verification of the exact area of the entire plot, they will be required to make their own arrangements, at their own cost, by appointing the services of an accredited company who can measure the area for a compliant Land Registry Title Plan.


We recommend that you visit the local authority website pertaining to the property you are interested in buying for all the planning consents / restrictions / history and the following websites for more helpful information about the property and surrounding local area before proceeding in a purchase:
www.goodschoolsguide.co.uk www.homecheck.co.uk www.floodrisk.co.uk www.environment-agency.gov.uk - www.landregistry.gov.uk www.homeoffice.gov.uk www.ukradon.org


TENURE: Freehold
SERVICES: Propane gas underfloor central heating. Mains water and electricity. Private drainage (Klargester).
EPC RATING: D - 58/87. Number: 0691-3178-7323-2592-9145. Full ratings & advisories/estimated costs are now online at the .gov web site:


All Viewings are strictly by Appointment with the Vendors Agent
Equus Country & Equestrian, South East/South West
DIRECTIONS: Use the postcode BN26 5RS the entrance is on the North side of the A27 Lewes Road some 50m down the track.
T: 01892 829014
E: sales@equusproperty.co.uk
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By viewing a property with Equus you accept this disclaimer. If inspecting the outbuildings, equestrian facilities or any other building within the grounds you must wear appropriate clothing and footwear and children must be either left in the car or supervised at all times. Livestock should not be touched and all gates left shut or closed after use.

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Reference: 36940_18027021

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Equus Property
Tel: 01892 829014