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Key Features

  • • A large Grade II listed detached property
  • • Situated in the village of Iden
  • • The site is approximately 0.94 hectares overall
  • • With 0.4 hectares allocated for residential development in the emerging Local Plan
  • • A further area of 0.32 hectares of land with potential for additional development

A large Grade II listed detached property, situated in the village of Iden. The site is approximately 0.94 hectares overall with 0.4 hectares allocated for residential development in the emerging Local Plan and a further area of 0.32 hectares of land that has potential for additional development.

Offers Invited

VIEWING: Strictly by appointment with the Agents’ Paddock Wood Office on 01892 832325.


DIRECTIONS: From Rye town centre, head north on Lion Street, before turning left on to High Street and then turning immediately right onto Market Road. Take the second right onto Cinque Ports Street. Continue over the first roundabout before bearing left onto Landgate Street before turning slightly left onto Rye Road. Continue on Rye Road/A268 for approximately one mile, before bearing right onto the B2082. Continue for approximately 0.8 miles and Conkers is located on the left hand side of the road.


SITUATION: Conkers and the allocated site are located in the rural and sought after village of Iden, which has a range of local amenities including a village shop, post office, public house and a village school. Rye, which is located 2.2 miles to the south, has an excellent range of social, recreational and educational facilities and a main line railway station connecting to Ashford International, which has a high speed service to London in under 40 minutes, as well as connections to the continent.


LOCAL AUTHORITY: Rother District Council. Town Hall, London Road, Bexhill on Sea, TN39 3JX. Tel. 01424 787000. www.rother.gov.uk.


DESCRIPTION: A large Grade II listed property dating back to the 18th century in a rural, yet accessible location. A large property loosely split into three separate units and in whole spanning over 5,350 sq ft.. Suitable for sub-division and redevelopment, subject to the necessary consents.


The main house has a floor area of 3,325 sq ft. Entrance hall into 5 reception rooms and a large kitchen and breakfast room.


Upstairs there is a principal bedroom with an en suite and 2 further bedrooms, both en suite showerrooms.


ANNEXE COTTAGE: The cottage can be accessed through the rear of the utility room, but does have a separate entrance. Its living space spans some 1,560 sq ft and comprises a kitchen/breakfast room. The entrance hall also opens into a dining room and sitting room. Upstairs, there is a principal bedroom with dressing area and en suite and a second bedroom plus a family bathroom.


ANNEXE: The annexe is located adjacent to the main house, with separate access and comprises two annexe rooms and a bathroom and spans approximately 467 sq ft.


DEVELOPMENT POTENTIAL: As shown on the rear of these property details, the land is shown cross hatched in blue, which comprises approximately 0.4 hectares.. This site has been allocated for residential development within Rother District Council’s Local Plan and will be adopted by the end of 2019 or the first part of 2020. The current access to this site is from the south of Elmsmead and more information on the policies regarding the allocated site, are available from Rother District Council or Lambert and Foster, on request.


A further 0.32 hectares to the south of the site is believed to have development potential.

SERVICES: Conkers has mains water, electricity and drainage. The site allocated in the emerging Local Plan, currently has no services connected and it is strongly advised that all intending purchasers, make their own enquiries with the relevant statutory undertakers, to ensure availability and adequacy of any services.


TENURE: The site is to be sold freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

PARTICULARS, PLANS AND SCHEDULES: The particulars and acreages stated therein, together with the plans are believed but not guaranteed to be correct. They are given by the Agents to assist viewers but are specifically excluded from any contract and prospective purchasers must satisfy themselves as to the information contained therein.


MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS: In accordance with Money Laundering Regulations, we are now required to obtain proof of identification for all vendors and purchasers. You will need to supply information required for us to complete our identification checks which will include your date of birth, main residential address and a colour copy of your passport or photo driving licence. Lambert & Foster apologise for any inconvenience this may cause, but it is a legal requirement. Unfortunately, Lambert & Foster will not be able to conclude a sale on your behalf to any person or people who are unable to provide confirmation of identification. Note: Lambert & Foster currently employs the services of Smartsearch to verify the identity and address of vendors/ purchasers.

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Lambert & Foster themselves and the vendors and/or lessors of this property whose agents they are, give notice that:

  • The particulars are set out as a general outline only for guidance and do not constitute part of an offer or contract.
  • All descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permissions for the use and occupation and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct but any intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements or presentations of fact but satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them. If there are any points which are of particular importance to you, please contact the office and we will be pleased to check the information, particularly if you are travelling some distance to view the property.
  • In accordance with the Property Misdescriptions Act 1991, we must advise that we have not tested any of the main services, various electrical or gas applicances and fixtures which may be referred to in these sales particulars. Any prospective purchasers are strongly advised to satisfy themselves that such are in working order.
  • No person in the employment of the Agents has any authority to make or give any representations or warranty whatever in relation to this property.