Portman Court

Portman Court, Grange Road, Uckfield

property description



Portman Court is a Retirement Living Plus development built by McCarthy & Stone, designed specifically for the over 60s, for those who wish to enjoy independent living but may need some domestic support. There is an Estate Manager who leads the team and oversees the development. Each apartment has a fully fitted kitchen, electric economy 7-heating, fitted and tiled bathroom with shower and a 24 hour emergency call system.

Communal facilities include a homeowner's lounge where social events and activities take place, a function room and landscaped gardens. There is a fully equipped laundry room and restaurant which is table service and serves freshly prepared meals daily. If your guests wish to stay, there is guest suite accommodation which can be booked (fees apply). There is a 24 hour emergency call system provided by pull cords in your apartment as well as onsite management 24 hours a day.

One hour of domestic support per week is included in the service charge at Portman Court with additional domestic support available at an extra charge.

Portman Court is conveniently located close to the main High Street with a selection of shops.

Entrance Hallway

Front door with spy hole leads to the entrance hall. A 24 hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord system is in place. Illuminated light switches and smoke detector. From the hallway there is a door to a walk in storage and airing cupboard. Doors lead to the bedroom, living room and bathroom.

Living/Dining Room

Spacious living/dining room with feature fire surround and decorative electric fire. Window overlooking the landscaped gardens. Two ceiling light points, power points. TV & telephone points. Partially glazed double doors lead onto a separate kitchen. Emergency pull cord.


Fully fitted modern style kitchen with modern cupboard doors and co-ordinated work surfaces. Under unit lighting. Contemporary ceiling lights. Stainless steel sink with chrome mixer tap and electrically operated kitchen window. There is an integral fridge and freezer, electric oven and electric ceramic hob with extractor over. Emergency pull cord.


A spacious double bedroom that benefits from fitted double wardrobes. TV and phone point, ceiling lights. Emergency pull cord.


Tiled and fitted with a low level panel enclosed bath and separate level access walk-in shower. Toilet, vanity unit with sink and mirror above. There are grab rails and non-slip flooring. Heated towel rail. Emergency pull cord.

Service Charge

• Cleaning of communal windows
• Water rates for communal areas and apartments
• Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
• 24 hour emergency call system & Manager on site
• 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
• Laundry

One hour of domestic support per week.

The service charge for this property is £8,453.98 p.a. up to financial year end 31/08/2022.

The Service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV, but does include the cost of your Estates Management team. To find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or Estates Manager.

Lease Information

Lease length: 125 years from 2008
Ground Rent £435 per annum
Ground Rent Review: April 2023

Car Parking

Car parking is strictly on a first come first served basis.


  • A one bedroom, first floor retirement apartment
  • Communal lounge where social events take place
  • Table service restaurant
  • Function room
  • Lifts to all floors
  • Guest suite for family or friends
  • Close to High Street and local amenities
  • Laundry room
  • Mobility scooter store with charging points
  • Landscaped gardens with large patio and seating

Property Consultant

Imogen Ruckwood, Property Consultant - South East region

Imogen Ruckwood

0345 556 4120