The Layne, Elmer Sands, Bognor regis, PO22

Guide Price £250,000 Freehold - Draft Particulars


Richard Longhurst


Key features

  • Uninhabitable dwelling
  • 0.12 of an acre plot
  • Private estate location
  • Within 250 metres of the beach
  • Demolition Order deferred until 9/2022

Full description

Situated on the private Elmer Sands estate, is this detached dwelling which is not habitable. A Demolition Order has been imposed by Arun District Council but this has been postponed until 12th September 2022 to allow the property to be sold. The successful purchaser will be expected to exchange contracts within 28 working days.

An internal inspection of the building is not possible due to the extremely poor condition, but access to view the plot can be arranged by calling our office on 01243 587687

Council Tax Band: D



The popular Elmer Sands Private Estate is situated to the east of Middleton-on-Sea and benefits from its own private boatyard and launch facilities. Amenities can be found at nearby Middleton, which include a doctors surgery, pharmacy, post office, newsagents and convenience store.




Why live in Middleton-on-Sea?

The development of modern Middleton began after World War I, when Captain H Rowlands S Coldicott purchased great swathes of farmland with a plan to create both a residential estate and a village community.

This led to the development of the private Sea Lane Estate, which is still a sought-after residential area today thanks to its proximity to the sea and local shops. There are also many pretty thatched properties in the area along with small retirement apartments, bungalows and large family homes that enjoy direct access to the sea while, in neighbouring Felpham, we have the glorious private Summerley Estate.

Middleton-on-Sea is within easy reach of Chichester and Bognor Regis and is a perfect setting for family life. We have two local schools, including the Bishop Tufnell Primary School and the Felpham Community College for secondary students, along with a day nursery for pre-school children. We also have a good range of shops for such a small village, including coffee shops, a Post Office, a family butcher, a general store, newsagent, fish and chip shops, gift shops, a florist and some friendly pubs.

At low tide, Middleton-on-Sea’s sandy beach stretches from Littlehampton to Bognor Regis and is a favourite for local dog walkers and those who enjoy the fresh air and tranquillity of the sea.  Elmer Sands, a mile east of Middleton, is a particular beauty spot, enhanced by the interesting rock islands that were built as a sea defence two decades ago and which have left rock pools and safe areas for swimming and beginner water sports. Over in Felpham you’ll find beachfront cafés, the Arun Leisure Centre, which has a swimming pool and a well equipped gym, and public tennis courts next to the Promenade.

If you’d like to buy, sell or let a property in Middleton-on-Sea, get in touch with your local team and discover the Henry Adams difference for yourself.

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