Tin Tabernacle, Barcombe

February 14th, 2017

Oakley Property are pleased to announce the completion of the sale of the former Tin Tabernacle in Barcombe, near Lewes. The Tin Tabernacle was originally built in circa 1885 and is steeped in history, having previously been used as a chapel, community hall, wedding venue and even a film set. The property more recently had planning permission granted for it to be converted to a single residential dwelling.

The property was sold by Oakley on a best bids basis and the successful new owners propose a renovation of the property, which will be sympathetic to the existing structure and its surroundings. With extensions only approved to the rear of the property the existing ‘tin shed’ look will still be an imposing look from the road. Once the build is completed the property will be circa 2,035sq.ft and will sit in a plot of approximately 7,513sq.ft.

The plans that have been approved will make for a stunning single storey, state of the art property with great open living space. The property will further benefit from 3 double bedrooms, off road parking and will have stunning views across adjoining countryside.

Richard Castell of Oakley commented ‘The buyers have purchased a little gem in a quiet location on the outskirts of the popular village of Barcombe. They are very much looking forward to starting work and completing a ‘Grand Design’ style property; even Kevin McCloud would be excited about this one!’

While marketing the property Oakley in Lewes showed a whole variety of different buyers around, it was eventually sold to someone who wanted to make it their family home, which the agents said, secures the long term future of this important building.

For further information please call Richard Castell on 01273 487444.

  • Friars Court, Lewes

    January 20th, 2017

    Brighton commercial agents, Oakley, have announced that they have been appointed alongside Savills and Wright Silverwood to act on behalf of developers Quora, in the letting of these new ground floor units. This impressive high quality building sitting on the site of the former Lewes Magistrates Court has been designed to sit comfortably in the existing historic Lewes street scene but bring modern design convenience. Read more…

  • Oakley team make a lasting change in Lewes high street

    December 20th, 2016

    Oakley are pleased to announce that with the opening of the Lemon Grass Restaurant in Lewes, they have finished the refurbishment project and letting of Temple House in Lewes, upon behalf of private pension fund clients. Read more…

  • Oakley Secure Three Major Business Centre Sales

    October 19th, 2016

    Brighton Commercial agents Oakley have announced that they have completed the sale of three well known business centre investments across Sussex in a string of simultaneous, but un connected transactions. Read more…

  • Picture Perfect Winter Ball

    October 3rd, 2016

    Chris Oakley and James Epps were delighted to meet the organisers of the Picture Perfect Winter Ball, for which Oakley are one of the main sponsors in aid of the Chestnut Tree Children's Hospice, at a launch event last week at the Grand Hotel in Brighton.  Read more…

  • Oakley sell former City College building

    September 19th, 2016

    Acting on behalf of City College Brighton & Hove, Oakley Commercial are delighted to confirm the sale of the freehold interest of the above mentioned property to Aligned Property. Read more…

  • Without space, how can Brighton’s businesses grow?

    July 22nd, 2016

    It is a much pondered question in Brighton and Hove, and a topic that has arisen in many conversations over the past few years, as the city's existing office space and potential for development is far exceeded by its desirable location. This is a city where people want to be, and for a long time demand has outweighed supply, pushing the cost of housing up by 10% over the past year. As a result of the focus on housing - the city’s assessed need is 30,120 houses by 2030 - further pressure has been put on the creation, and indeed retention, of good quality workspace. Read more…