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Trickle Wood, near Pease Pottage and Colgate, West Sussex. 2.05 acres of elegant broadleaves and conifer with a stream. £39,000 (freehold) [#S1745]


A wonderful woodland of oak, beech and Scots pine in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with good access, 2.5 miles from junction 11 of the M23.


West Sussex


2.05 acres




£39,000 (freehold)

Nearest Postcode

RH13 6HT (This is for the local area, not specific to the woodland).


Entrance (point Y): ///rainer.blurts.ripen

Ordnance Survey Grid References

OS Landranger Series Sheet No: 198

  • Roadside gate: TQ 234 315
  • Centre of wood: TQ 232 317


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Located amongst a wider area, some of which has Ancient Woodland designation, Trickle Wood lies a short distance west of Pease Pottage in rural West Sussex.

Established over undulating loamy clays, the mature canopy comprises majestic oak, beech, ash, cherry, birch, sweet chestnut, alder, and Scots pine.  The shrub layer below includes hawthorn, hazel coppice, holly and occasional colourful rhododendron. An oak or two could be yielded and milled on site using the Forestry Commission thinning licence in place. Vibrant ground coverage during the warmer months includes patches of bluebell, foxglove, primrose, honeysuckle and wood anemone - essential for our pollinators.

Towards the northwest of the wood is a meandering stream that provides a lovely area to camp from time to time. A grassy glade within the woodland would make an ideal area to sow some wildflowers. In addition, there is a handy tool store for an aspiring woodsman to make use of when yielding some logs with a saw-horse.  

Many feathered guests enjoy the stillness of this area including tawny owl, green woodpecker, coal tit, pied wagtail and countless harmonious songsters. A range of woodland animals including deer - both muntjac and roe - fox, badger, hare and wood mouse have all been seen.

Trickle Wood is a wonderful place to enjoy with family and friends and is accessed along a stone track.  

If It Were Mine

This is a superb place to camp and stargaze; I would hang hammocks in the trees to bed down after an evening with a telescope. Firewood is certainly an option here. Perhaps a pair of railway sleepers over the stream would be a good idea. I would pick out a sturdy bough for a rope swing.

To View This Woodland

You are welcome to view this woodland at any time during daylight hours. We do ask that you download a copy of these particulars and take them with you, mainly so you can correctly identify the boundaries and access points.


Residential Planning Permission

You are extremely unlikely to get residential planning permission for this woodland.

Directions & Access

  • From junction 11 of the M23, continue towards Pease Pottage along Brighton Road.
  • Cross over the first roundabout with the new housing development on the left and take the third exit towards Pease Pottage at the second roundabout.
  • Continue through Pease Pottage along Horsham Road passing The Black Swan pub and then the entrance to ‘Lighthouse Systems’ with a low brick wall on the right.
  • After 0.6 miles and shortly after ‘Lighthouse Systems’, turn left opposite the entrance to Cottesmore School, sign posted towards Blackhouse Farm.
  • Continue along Grouse Road passing the Grouselands Estate entrance and Pear Tree Business Centre.
  • After 1.2 miles fork right at the post box onto Woodlands Lane (point on the plan below).
  • Continue for 400 metres and you will see the access to a stone track on the right and public footpath sign with a blue cross on a tree (point Y).
  • Please park in a safe place not obstructing any traffic nor the entrance to the track (sorry, we do not provide keys for viewings).
  • Continue along the track for 25 metres and climb over the steel gate, just beyond the small kissing gate into the adjacent field.
  • Continue along and down the track with larch woodland on the left.
  • After 95 metres you will arrive at a steel gate into paddocks on the left and a second steel gate ahead of you into woodland (point A).
  • Climb over the gate ahead of you and continue into the woodland.
  • After 65 metres Trickle Wood is to the right were the track forks onto an unsurfaced track (point B).


  • The southeastern boundary is the outside edge of the track indicated by green paint on occasional wooden posts that may be offset by a short distance.
  • The northeastern boundary is indicated by blue paint on occasional wooden posts and trees.
  • The northwestern boundary EF is the fence with fields and sheds beyond.
  • The southwestern boundary BC is the agricultural fence with paddocks beyond, CDE is indicated by white paint on occasional wooden posts, partly along the outside edge of the stone track and may be offset by a short distance.

Sporting Rights

The sporting rights are owned and included in the sale. They are not let.

Mineral Rights

The mineral rights are owned and included in the sale except as reserved by statute.

Rights Of Way

  • There are no public rights of way within this woodland.
  • There is a right of way granted for all times and all purposes over the route XYAB.
  • A right of way is reserved over the route BCD for the benefit of woodland beyond and adjacent paddock.
  • A right of way is also reserved over the route BG for the benefit of woodland beyond.
  • A maintenance clause covers all the shared rights of way, with liability according to use.

Fencing Liabilities

There are no known fencing obligations.

Restrictive Covenants

There are some restrictive covenants to protect the woodland and the environment. Please click on the button below to view these.

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How To Buy

This woodland is being sold on a fixed price basis. We require the following information in writing before we mark a woodland as sold and take it off the market (please ensure you have funds in place before doing this):

  • The name and price of the woodland
  • Confirmation you have viewed the woodland
  • Full name (including middle names), address, phone number and date of birth of all legal purchasers
  • Confirmation of how you will fund the purchase
  • The full contact details of your instructed solicitor (including name of company, contact name, email address, telephone number and full address)

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Plans, areas and particulars are for reference only. We cannot guarantee their accuracy and they do not form a part of any contract. Prospective purchasers must satisfy themselves as to the condition of the land.

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Woods4Sale Ltd hereby give notice under section 21 of the Estate Agents Act 1979 of their interest in the land being sold.

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