Guidance for Selling a house on the Summerley Estate

If you are planning to sell your house on the Estate please can you ensure you follow these steps:


  1. Advise SEMCO Registrar of your intention to sell
    This can be done via the resident’s portal selecting Mailbox: ARG, and Subject: Resident change of circumstance.
     (If you do not have access to the portal please post a letter to SEMCO at 2 West Close, Felpham.)

  2. Advise any prospective Purchaser to read the information on the Summerley Estate Website so they are fully briefed on the Estate.

  3. Advise the Purchaser’s Solicitor to read the Solicitor’s page on the Summerley Estate website and contact SEMCO’s solicitors, Wannops, in order to receive the information form FME1 and information about the annual Maintenance fee.

  4. Sell your Share in Summerley Estate Management Company Limited direct to your Purchasers at the time, separately from the house purchase price. Please advise the Accounts & Finance Group (AFG) that this has been actioned via the portal or via letter to 2 West Close, Felpham. 

  5. Date of Completion: please let the SEMCO Registrar know, so that we can take our Welcome Pack to the new owners.


Guidance for Buying a house on the Summerley Estate

  1. The Summerley Estate is managed by SEMCO (Summerley Estate Management Company Limited), which also owns the freehold of all the roads and verges. All the shareholders of SEMCO are residents of the Estate. The Directors and support groups are all volunteers.

  2. We would advise all prospective Purchasers of a property on the Summerley Estate to read through the information on the Summerley Estate website so that they are familiar with the Covenants, Code of Conduct, Parking Policy, Driveway/Major Construction Policy, and other details with regards to living on the Estate.

  3. We would also advise a Purchaser’s Solicitor to read the Solicitor’s page and to engage with SEMCO’s Solicitor, Wannops, to receive the FME1 form of information, as well as details of the annual maintenance fee and Estate covenants.

  4. The Purchaser must arrange to buy the Seller’s SEMCO Limited Share direct from the Seller, or arrange to purchase a Share direct from SEMCO, in the unlikely event that the Seller does not own a share. This is separate to the house purchase price.

  5. Date of Completion: The Purchaser should also contact the Summerley Estate group ‘’, to inform them of the proposed date of moving in, so that we can bring you our Welcome Pack with its essential information.

Guidance for Renting a house on the Summerley Estate


Please ensure you inform the SEMCO Registrar, via the resident’s portal, if you are renting out your Summerley Estate property so that the Code of Conduct, and other important documentation can be shared, including the necessary parking permits.


Many Thanks,

Summerley Estate Management Company Limited

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