Property for sale: Falmer Road, Brighton

Reference: 35997_13942601

Key Features

  • A Unique One Off Opportunity
  • 7.4 Acres Of Land In Brighton
  • 5 Bedroom Detached Main House Circa 1926
  • 2 Bedroom Flint Cottage Circa 1850
  • Large Studio (Currently used for Photo business)
  • Suitable for Small Holding/Equestrian
  • Various Outbuildings Including Stables
  • Great Potential as a Holiday Let Business
  • Nestled On The Edge Of The South Downs
  • 10 Minutes Drive To Central Brighton


First time on the market for almost a 100 years! A unique opportunity to acquire 7.4 acres of land nestled on the edge of the sought after village of Ovingdean and lying within the South Downs National Park. This exciting plot comes with a detached 5 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 2 reception room and family kitchen/dining room main house circa 1926, a detached 2 bedroom flint cottage circa 1850, and a two storey studio measuring 107.90m2, currently used for a photography business with customer parking. To the rear of the main buildings the extensive land comes with: two stable blocks, hack room, half an acre of woodland, 2 orchards, former pig sties, various outbuildings and an oasis of peaceful open fields perfectly suited for horses. This would be an ideal proposition for those looking for a home with equestrian/business premises on site plus lots of land and an additional property which could be let for additional income. The land could serve a number of purposes such as equestrian with direct access onto The Downs or even small holding use, which is extremely rare to find in this area. This versatile property could also have great potential for a holiday let business! Situated in a semi rural location on the outskirts of Brighton on the edge of the sought after historic village of Ovingdean yet within a 10 minute drive along the coast to central Brighton.

Main House

In very good decorative order and spacious accommodation arranged over 3 levels. Constructed in 1926 and retaining many original features, having been in the same family since it was built. Five good-sized bedrooms, master with potential for en-suite. Dual aspect living room, family sized kitchen/dining room, 2nd reception room, 2 bathrooms plus 2 additional WCs. The boiler also has just been replaced.

Flint Cottage

Attractive fa├žade, new double glazed sash windows, requires some updating but has recently been completely rewired and with scope to extend (subject to usual consents) 2 bedrooms and bathroom upstairs, with large kitchen/diner and separate lounge to the ground floor.


Currently in use for photography business with ample parking and separate street access. Measuring 107 square metres on 2 levels with reception, studio areas, kitchen, shower room, separate WC plus office.


7.4 acres with open fields suitable for horses leading directly onto The Downs, a wooded area, 2 orchards, various outbuildings suitable for equestrian, small holding or other business use. Three new stables plus an additional stable block of 3 plus tack room (requiring some updating). Two modern buildings with workshop potential, plus a number of older buildings that could be redeveloped (subject to the necessary consents), accessed via two driveways offering a significant amount of scope for a range of business or leisure use.

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Reference: 35997_13942601

Contact Agent

Tel: 01273 608151