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D1 Property With Accommodation In Littlehampton For Sale

Littlehampton, West Sussex
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Freehold semi-detached property
previously trading as children's day nursery
well presented throughout
history of over 15 years in this area
retirement sale
previously outstanding ofsted rating
fully fitted to reopen as day nursery
d1 planning permission
ideal expansion opportunity
currently registered for 45
large modern 3 double bedroom accommodation
could be converted to residential
epc - d

ref 6655 – freehold closed day nursery property with accommodation

blacks brokers are pleased to bring to the market this freehold closed day nursery property with accommodation located in a busy and highly sought after area of littlehampton, west sussex.


butterfly house was established as a day nursery from 2005 to 2018, to meet the need of the surrounding and local community, which continues to grow with many new housing developments. The property is currently registered for 45 children and had a fantastic reputation for providing high quality childcare last ofsted report carried out in 2016 awarded “outstanding” for the second time.


situated in the coastal town of littlehampton just 400 metres from the beach and close to other educational stimulating finds like lifeboat and fire station, local park, library and town centre. Easy commuting distance from worthing & bognor regis along with good road links to a24, a27 and a259, public transport nearby and the local railway station approximately 2 miles. A large drive provides parking for four cars; other parking is available immediately outside the property.

Reason for sale

due to our client’s retirement from the childcare profession, this presents an opportunity for either a new owner / manager or an established setting looking to expand its portfolio as this sale includes equipment, fixtures and fittings. Alternatively it could provide premises for other businesses requiring d1 planning.

Building layout and design

a large victorian villa set over three floors, the ground floor has three good sized classrooms with toilets, two kitchens, ample storage solutions and independent access to the garden. The first and second floors currently offer living accommodation for the owner finished to a high standard, including a large lounge, three double bedrooms, a study / office and two bathrooms.
The outside provides a secure enclosed area offering different areas for play to include climbing, investigation, roleplay and a 38 metre long covered area with rubber matting enabling children to enjoy outside play all year round.

Business rates

purchasers should enquire with relevant local authorities to confirm the rates payable.


this freehold property occupies a superb trading position in a popular, and growing residential area of littlehampton. The property can be reopened as a day nursery immediately with no additional investment required, it could be converted back into a residential property if preferred. Early viewings are strongly advised.

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