A rare opportunity to acquire a business and freehold site, totalling just under 4 acres, a few miles south of the A27 and the historic City of Chichester.
A unique opportunity to acquire a freehold site and business situated in just under 4 acres, a few miles to the south of Chichester.
Earnley Butterflies, Birds and Beasts currently occupies and trades from the site which is accessed from Almodington Lane. There is plenty of parking located at the front of the site for approximately 40+ cars. The current operation runs from a selection of glass houses and buildings, including a cafe with large picnic and play area, butterfly and bird sanctuaries, covered themed gardens and towards the rear of the plot there are various open spaces for other animals and attractions the business has to offer. Located near the northern boundary is a planning application which has been implemented to create a 3 bedroom detached owner/managers dwelling (further details can be provided on request)
The site is located approximately 1.5 miles from the south coast, equidistance between the villages of Earnley and Almodington. Slightly further a field are the very popular villages of Bracklesham Bay, East and West Wittering and Birdham, offering a selection of popular primary schools, churches, village halls, shops and post offices, along with various restaurants and cafes. A few miles from the site, is Birdham Pool Marina and just beyond, Chichester Marina which accesses Chichester Harbour at all time.
The Cathedral City of Chichester lies some 6 miles to the north and offers a broader range of shopping, cultural and leisure facilities including the renowned Festival Theatre, galleries, museums and restaurants. Aside from sailing, leisure facilities within the area include golf at Goodwood and Hunston, horse riding and walking around the harbour and on The Downs. Horseracing may be enjoyed at Fontwell and Goodwood where the annual Festival of Speed, and Revival meetings are also hosted. The mainline station in Chichester provides a regular service to London Victoria in about 1 hour 40 minutes, and Havant station to the west provides a faster service to London Waterloo in about 1 hour 20 minutes.
An owners / managers dwelling has been consented and implemented back in 2002 - further details available on request.
Chichester District Council Tel: 01243 785166
West Sussex County Council Tel: 01243 777100
All viewings are strictly by appointment with : Tod Anstee Hancock Chichester Office, the vendors sole selling agents.