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Newmarket Inn,
Old Brighton Road,
Lewes,
East Sussex,
BN7

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8,150 Sq Ft (757.14 Sq M)

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Features
  • Substantial existing building approx 8,150 sq ft (GIA)
  • 15 guest bedrooms & managers flat & commercial kitchens, bar, restaurant, terrace parking and gardens
  • Located within the South Downs National park and within 500 metres of the South Downs Way
  • Highly visible location on the A27 - Direct access from the westbound carriageway of the A27
  • Between 24,000 and 31,000 vehicles passing daily
  • Substantial car park with approx 55 marked spaces
  • Landscaped grounds to front and rear
  • Potential for other uses / redevelop subject to planning
  • Site area of approx 1.06 acres
  • Virtual tour available

Location

The property is located in an area known as Ashcombe within the South Downs National Park just off the westbound carriageway of the A27. Lewes town centre is approximately 2.5 miles to the east and Brighton city centre approximately 5 miles to the south west.

The American Express Community Stadium - home to Brighton & Hove Albion FC - is 1.75 miles to the west. Immediately surrounding the property are a petrol filling station, a number of houses and a small commercial estate.

Statistics prepared by Road Traffic Stats UK show that between 2000 and 2017 average daily traffic movements on the westbound A27 ranged from approx 24,000 per day to 31,000 per day.

Description

Highly visible 15 bedroom hotel + owner / managers flat, bar and restaurant.
Approx 8,150 sq ft GIA
Large car park and gardens
Site area 1.06 acres TO LET / MAY SELL

Accommodation

The property comprises a large detached building set within a site of approx 1.06 acres. The building is arranged over 2 floors and provides 15 en suite hotel bedrooms, an owner / managers flat, large restaurant / bar, substantial kitchens, ladies, gents and disabled WC and various ancillary areas. Externally there are gardens to the front and rear, sun terrace to the rear and a 55 space tarmac car park. The property is prominently located on the A27 and accessed directly from the westbound carriageway.

Planning

The property has been used as a hotel with restaurant and bar. These uses fall under C1, E and Sui Generis of the 2020 Use Classes Order.

The property is suited to continued use as a hotel with restaurant and bar or change of use to, for example, an office, day nursery, depot etc or wholesale redevelopment subject to planning.

Interested parties are strongly advised to make their own enquiries and satisfy themselves as to the prevailing planning use of the property and potential for alternative uses.

VAT

Rents and prices are quotes exclusive of VAT. The property is VAT elected.

Legal Fees

Each party to bear their own legal costs incurred.

Terms

To Let / For Sale - offers in the region of £1.25 million.

Interest is invited from occupiers, investors, developers to lease, purchase, redevelop the property.

Rateable Value / Council Tax Band

Rateable Value 2017: £35,250.

Should you require further information on Business Rates, please contact our in house rating surveyor Daniel Green (d.green@flude.com).

Energy Performance Rating

We understand the property to have an EPC rating of D (84).

Will Thomas

01273 740398 Email