Hillborough House

Hillborough House, Little Common Road, Little Common, Bexhill-On-Sea

property description



Hillborough House was exclusively designed by McCarthy & Stone purpose built for retirement living. The development consists of 12 one and 15 two-bedroom retirement apartments for the over 60s. There is a House Manager on site during office hours and a 24-hour emergency call system provided via a personal pendant alarm and with call points in the bathrooms.

The development includes a Homeowners' lounge and landscaped gardens. Hillborough House nestles in Little Common, a thriving village surrounded by the charming countryside of East Sussex and boasts a fantastic array of amenities. Travel east and you will find the bustling seaside town of Eastbourne, head west and you will find historic Hastings and immediately next door is Bexhill-on-sea. If peace and quiet is what you are looking for, head to Egerton Park with it's boating lake, tennis courts, and a bowling centre.

The dedicated House Manager is on site during working hours to take care of things and make you feel at home. There's no need to worry about the burden of maintenance costs as the service charge covers the cost of all external maintenance, gardening and landscaping, external window cleaning, buildings insurance, water rates and security systems.

All energy costs of the homeowners lounge and other communal areas are also covered in the service charge. For your peace of mind the development has camera door entry and 24-hour emergency call systems, should you require assistance. The Homeowners' lounge provides a great space to socialise with friends and family. If your guests have travelled from afar, they can extend their stay by booking into the development Guest Suite (fee applies - subject to availability).

It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 60 years or over.

Entrance Hallway

Front door with spy hole leads to the large entrance hall - the 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord system is situated in the hall. From the hallway there is a door to a walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard with tiled flooring housing the hot water tank, Vent-Axia system. Illuminated light switches, smoke detector, apartment security door entry system with intercom. Doors lead to the bedroom, living room and shower room.

Living Room

A well-proportioned double aspect living room with glazed patio door and windows to side opening onto a juliet balcony overlooking the landscaped gardens and from the second aspect there are distant views of the coast. TV and telephone points, Sky/Sky+ connection point. Two ceiling lights. Fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets. Partially glazed door leads onto a separate kitchen.


Modern fitted kitchen with a range of low and eye level units and drawers with co-ordinated work surfaces. Electrically operated UPVC double glazed window. Stainless steel sink with mono lever tap and drainer. Hotpoint waist level oven, fitted Hotpoint micowave, Hotpoint ceramic hob, cooker hood and integral fridge freezer, BOSCH washer/dryer and under pelmet lighting.

Bedroom One

A larger than average double bedroom with a walk-in wardrobe housing rails, shelving and drawers. Ceiling lights, TV and phone point, window overlooking the landscaped gardens, door to en-suite shower room.

Shower Room

Tiled with slip resistant floor tiling, glazed shower cubicle. Underfloor heating and grab rails. WC pedestal wash hand basin, mirror, heated towel rail, mirror and shaver socket. Emergency pull cord.

Service Charge (breakdown)

• Cleaning of communal windows
• Water rates for communal areas and apartments
• Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
• 24-hour emergency call system
• Upkeep of gardens and grounds
• Repairs and maintenance to the interior and exterior communal areas
• Contingency fund including internal and external redecoration of communal areas
• Buildings insurance

The service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV. To find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Service charge: £2,811.24 pa (for financial year ending 10/22)

Car Parking (Permit Scheme)

Parking is by allocated space subject to availability. The fee is usually £250 per annum, but may vary by development. Permits are available on a first come, first served basis. Please check with the House Manager on site for availability.

Lease Information

Ground Rent: £425 PA
Lease Length: 999 years from Jan 2016


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  • House Manager on-site during office hours
  • Communal Lounge where social events take place
  • Guest Suite for visiting family & friends
  • 24-hour Emergency call system + Video entry system
  • Lovely Landscaped Gardens

Property Consultant

Imogen Ruckwood, Property Consultant - South East region

Imogen Ruckwood

0345 556 4120