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1 bedroom retirement property for sale

Fairfield Road, Eastbourne

Sold STC £87,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Immaculate second floor flat with lift
  • Modern kitchen
  • Refitted bathroom with double size shower
  • One double bedroom
  • Double aspect living room
  • Communal facilities to include communal lounge, laundry room and guest bedroom
  • On-site caretaker
  • Communal gardens
  • Residents and visitor parking
  • Chain free

Full description

This purpose built one bedroom flat is located on the second floor of the ever popular Fairfield Lodge development.  Having been refurbished in recent years the flat has a modern kitchen & shower room. Set within beautiful gardens, plus having lift & resident's parking. Offered with no onward chain

Fairfield Lodge is situated in a popular location close Meads Village. Local shops are within close proximity; whilst Eastbourne's town centre with its mainline railway station and comprehensive shopping facilities is approximately one and a quarter miles distance. The seafront with its delightful Victorian promenade is half a mile away and where a level walk can be enjoyed. The South Downs National Park where numerous scenic walks can be enjoyed is also within the borough.

Eastbourne Facts

Population of around 100,000 people and rising • Average age from 2011 census is 43 years old.

4 theatres • 4 golf courses • 1 marina • 6 infant schools • 6 junior schools •6 secondary schools • 11 primary schools • 4 private schools • 1 free school •Sussex Downs College • Brighton University

Brighton:   33 minutes by train • 22miles by car
Gatwick:   50 minutes by train •42 miles by car
London Victoria: 84minutes by train • 73 miles by car

For more information about Eastbourne please go to

Front door opening into communal entrance hall with lift rising to second floor.  Communal landing and hallway leading to front door.

Entrance door into hallway with wall mounted electric heater.  Storage cupboard with shelving and consumer unit.  Large coats cupboard with mirror fronted sliding doors and hanging rail. Airing cupboard with lagged cylinder, cold water tank and slatted shelving.  Doors into all rooms.

Shower Room
Recently installed, double shower cubicle with Aqualisa electric shower, hand rail and folding seat. Wash hand basin with vanity cupboard below, WC with concealed cistern and push button flush.  Chrome effect ladder style heated towel rail, tiled walls and flooring, extractor fan.

Bedroom 4.36m x 2.71m (14' 3" x 8' 10")
Large window to front, night storage heater, one double and one single fitted wardrobe.

Living Room 5.47m x 3.14m (17' 11" x 10' 3")
A light double aspect room with windows to front and side elevations, night storage heater, telephone point, television point.  Arch through to:

Kitchen 2.38m x 2.08m (7' 9" x 6' 9")
Fitted with a range of modern gloss front cabinetry comprising cupboards and drawers beneath a granite work surface with match wall cupboards above.  Under mounted stainless steel sink with drainer bevelled into worktop.  Two ring electric Neff hob with extractor fan over, eye level Hotpoint oven, tiled flooring, plumbing for washing machine and window to side.

Communal Areas
Within the original building there are several communal areas to include a laundry, a guest bedroom and a residents lounge which opens onto a large terrace area.  The terrace leads down to the beautiful park like gardens.  There are several areas seating both in shaded areas or on the terrace which is quite a sun trap.

We have been advised that the lease was extended in 2013 to create a 189 year lease which commenced in 1987.
We understand that residents must over the age of 55 to be able to live in Fairfield Lodge. 
No Subletting
Pets allowed with consent from the management company.

There is a yearly ground rent of £350 and a yearly service charge contribution of £2,274 which can be paid in instalments if required. Water and drainage is included within the service charge along with an emergency call service and the employment of a caretaker who is available 5 days a week. Also included is the buildings insurance, grounds and building maintenance and management fees.

Council Tax
The Council Tax Valuation list website ( lists this property in council tax band B. We understand the charge for 2016/17 is £1,334.70 . Purchasers are advised to make their own enquiries regarding council tax banding/payments.

EPC Rating:  C 

NOTICE Reid+Dean have provided these particulars just for illustration and prospective buyers or tenants must instruct their own advisors to check all matters relating; physically to the property, its title, any planning consents & building regulations and outgoings. The particulars do not constitute an offer or form part of a contract. No fixtures or fittings are included in the transaction unless agreed in negotiations.  No services or equipment have been tested.  Reid+Dean offer no warranties in relation to the property.

Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008.
The Agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures and fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order or fit for the purpose. A Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor or Surveyor. References to the Tenure of a Property are based on information supplied by the Seller. The Agent has not had sight of the title documents. A Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor. Items shown in photographs are NOT included unless specifically mentioned within the sales particulars. They may however be available by separate negotiation. Buyers must check the availability of any property and make an appointment to view before embarking on any journey to see a property.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
26 August 2016


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