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Branford Barn & land for sale in Newchapel, Lingfield, Surrey

An agricultural building and land for sale close to East Grinstead, Crawley, London and the M23 & M25 motorways

Off Brickhouse Lane, Newchapel, Lingfield, Surrey, RH7 6HY

Size: 5.83 acres
Guide Price: £285,000

Why buy the barn & land for sale in Newchapel, Lingfield?

This is an exceptional opportunity for you to own a well-located parcel of land and agricultural building, perfectly suited for equestrian use or potential residential development.

Close to 6 acres this lush, flat pasture land benefits from an existing timber frame barn by the entrance, towards the northern corner. It has been granted planning permission to remove this and build a new stable block, sand school & parking area.

There is an established treeline and shrubbery border around the majority of the land providing good privacy and attractive boundaries. A circle of trees surrounds a small pond at the centre of the land offering an additional charming feature.

The land is situated within an affluent area surrounded by stunning scenery and large characterful houses. It is just a short drive west of the commuter town of Lingfield and close to good transport links offering connections into London and the south coast.

It should also be noted that two barns, which were part of the original farm as the land for sale, have been granted planning to convert into residential dwellings, giving this land some development potential.


The property benefits from planning permission for the demolition of an existing barn and the erection of a new stable block (consisting of 4 stables, feed store & tack room) and a 20m x 40m sand school, with associated parking area and muck bay (Planning Ref. TA/2022/535). This also includes a change of use of land from agriculture to equestrian.

The land is situated within the Tandridge Green Belt. Any further development or change of use would be subject to the appropriate permission.

No overage

There is no overage or clawback on this land – rare in today’s land market.

Permitted Development: Agricultural Buildings to Dwellinghouses

Amendments to Permitted Development Rights introduced in April 2014 have transformed the landscape for anyone wishing to undertake a barn conversion.

Under “Class Q”, it is possible to develop agricultural buildings, and any land within its curtilage, into homes without needing to apply for planning permission.

Development is permitted if the agricultural building has been in use for at least 10 years. The maximum floorspace that can be developed is 465m², which can be divided into up to five separate dwellings. require any further information.

Development of Agricultural Buildings

There are several examples on the local council’s website of agricultural buildings successfully gaining permission to convert into residential dwellings. Most notably the following are within a mile of the land for sale:

To the east and part of the original farm (Planning Ref. 2020/277/NC)
Demolition of 2 barns and ancillary lean-to barn. Retention & conversion of 2 barns to residential dwellings with associated works.

Land 0.5 miles to the east (Planning Ref. 2018/1734/NC)
Change of use from Agricultural Barn to Dwelling. It should be noted that erection of this agricultural barn was granted permission in 2009 (Planning Ref. 2009/918).

Land 0.7 miles to the east (Planning Ref. 2000/1469 & 2000/1470)
Conversion of barn to 4-bed dwelling and self-contained studio flat.


The land is accessed in the main over a well-made concrete farm track off Brickhouse Lane between Branford Lodge & Branford Wells Farm.

Please note that viewing is by appoitment only. Please call 01727 701330 or email for further instructions.

Method of Sale

Branford Barn is offered for sale by private treaty. The freehold is available with vacant possession upon completion.

Land values have risen by 6% in the last year.

Pasture land prices in the region are 15% higher than the average as land values continued to rise last quarter. In the past year, land values have risen 6%, outperforming the FTSE 100, UK house prices and interest from savings in the bank.

These increases are also outpacing inflation as land continues to be seen as a tangible safe-haven for investment. Investors are also competing with a wide variety of lifestyle and environmentally-motivated buyers as demand once again outstrips supply.

Farmland Index, Knight Frank
— Farmland Market Update, Carter Jonas

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Size Guide Price
5.83 acres £285,000


Off Brickhouse Lane, Newchapel, Lingfield, Surrey, RH7 6HY


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Coordinates (latitude, longitude)

Entrance location: 51.176194,-0.065319
Barn location: 51.175547, -0.068160

Local Development

Tandridge District Council’s Local Plan has identified several Green Belt sites suitable for residential development. Notable, three of these sites are within 2.5 miles of the land for sale. They are:

  • HSG01: Land at Plough Road and Redehall Road, Smallfield
  • HSG03: Land North of Plough Road, Smallfield
  • HSG12: Land at The Old Cottage, Station Road, Lingfield

Local Authority

Tandridge District Council

Property Prices

Branford Barn is situated within an extremely affluent area. Property prices in Newchapel are 42% above the county average and 174% above the national average (Source: Zoopla). These premium house prices reflect the desirability of the area as a place to live and own property – including land.


  • Just north of Newchapel
  • 2.0 miles to Lingfield
  • 2.3 miles to Smallfield
  • 4.2 miles to East Grinstead
  • 4.3 miles to Horley
  • 5.8 miles to Edenbridge
  • 6.5 miles to Redhill
  • 6.8 miles to Crawley
  • 23.2 miles to Central London

The land is ideally sandwiched between London and the south coast, close to good transport links. Situated in attractive location on the edge of the affluent hamlet of Newchapel, the land is just 2 miles west of the popular commuter town of Lingfield.

Lingfield is a large, historic village that offers a good range of amenities such as; schools, cafés, pubs and shops. A wider range of services can be found in nearby East Grinstead, Horley, Redhill and Crawley.

The closest, East Grinstead, is just over 10 minutes from the land. This vibrant medieval market town has something to offer everyone; a diverse range of independent & high street shops, cafés, bars and restaurants.

The area has excellent commuter links. The nearby A22 trunk road connects the land to the south coast at Eastbourne and London. It joins the M25 at junction 6 providing quick access to the wider motorway network. Regular train services at nearby Lingfield station provide travel to London in 50 minutes and for international travel, London Gatwick Airport is less than 5 miles away.

Travel & Transport

  • 1.0 miles to the A22
  • 2.5 miles to Lingfield Train Station *
  • 4.4 miles to the M23 (J10)
  • 4.8 miles to London Gatwick Airport
  • 5.9 miles to the M25 (J6)

*  Journey Times: 9 mins to East Grinstead; 32 mins to East Croydon; 49 mins to London Victoria; 52 mins to London Bridge


The area is well-suited for horse riding with a network of bridleways close by, the closest of which are off Clay Lane (0.4 miles to the south) and Tedham Lane (1.4 miles to the north).

Nearby Lingfield is perhaps best known for its racecourse, which holds many events throughout the year. As well as being a popular racecourse, Lingfield Park Resort also boasts a luxury hotel, country club, golf course and spa.


Less than 20 minutes from Gatwick Airport and an hour from both London and the South Coast, the land is perfectly situated for a wide range of things to do – both regionally and internationally.

You don’t have to travel far from the land though to find things to do. As well as the aforementioned Lingfield Park, the British Wildlife Centre is close by. Home to over 40 different native species, it is the best place to see the UK’s own wonderful wildlife.

For the golfing enthusiast, Horne Park, Copthorne & Chartham Park golf courses are all nearby.

Viewing Brandford Barn & the land for sale in Newchapel, Lingfield

Please note that viewing is by appointment only. Please call 01727 701330 or email for further instructions.

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