Stevens Estate Agents

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1 Bishop Croft, High Street
West Sussex

Springhills, Henfield

Asking Price £299,950 Under Offer

2 Bedroom Retirement Property

A Chalet Style Property in a Staggered Terrace Situated in a Small Retirement Community on the South Side of Henfield Village Close to Local Amenities and Country Walks


Springhills is situated on the south side of Henfield village which offers local amenities including shopping facilities, village hall, library, health centre, churches, primary school and sports centre. A bus service passes through the village to the town centres of Horsham and Brighton offering more comprehensive shopping and leisure facilities. The nearest mainline stations are at Hassocks, Burgess Hill, Horsham, Haywards Heath and Shoreham-by-Sea. Crawley, Gatwick Airport and London are accessible via the A23/M23.


The property comprises a chalet bungalow within a staggered terrace built of brick elevations under a pitched tiled roof and is complemented by gas central heating and double-glazing. The property which forms part of a small development of 28 warden assisted retirement homes on the south side of the village, built approximately 33 years ago with an age restriction of over 55. The accommodation comprises on the ground floor, entrance porch, entrance hall, double aspect sitting room, dining room/bedroom two, well-fitted kitchen and bathroom. From the entrance hall stirs with a chair lift rise to the first-floor landing with door to the master bedroom with a good size en-suite shower room and dressing room. Outside, are large communal gardens with magnificent views across the surrounding Sussex countryside and to the front of No 9 is a raised flower border containing various shrubs and plants.

Within the main building are communal facilities including a sitting room, kitchen, cloakrooms, and a facility to accommodate family and friends in a guest bedroom with en-suite shower room.

The accommodation, in brief, comprises as follows:


Cupboard housing gas and electric meter, shelved storage cupboard and key safe. Opaque sealed unit double-glazed front door to:


Double radiator, coved and textured ceiling, understairs cupboard, central heating thermostat, coat storage. Opaque glazed door leading to:


Two uPVC double-glazed windows, two single radiators, t.v point, coved and textured ceiling, space for table and chairs. Door leading to:


Part ceramic tiled with a range of base units with worksurfaces over incorporating inset stainless steel single drainer sink unit with mixer tap, inset four ring 'Cookers' gas hob with double 'Cookers' oven under, Hot Point Aquarius slimline dishwasher and Hot Point washing machine. Upright bosch fridge freezer, matching range of eye-level units with concealed lighting under incorporating extractor fan. Kardean flooring, radiator, coved and textured ceiling, uPVC double-glazed window overlooking the rear communal garden.


Radiator, upvc double-glazed window overlooking side and rear communal garden, coved and textured ceiling.


Mainly ceramic tiled with white suite comprising paneled bath with mixer tap to hand shower, pedestal wash hand basin with monochrome tap and close coupled low-level w.c. Shaver point, fitted mirror with light above, ladder style radiator/towel rail, vinyl flooring, and uPVC double-glazed opaque window.

Stairs with fitted chair lift from the entrance hall rise to:



Walk-in airing cupboard with slatted shelving housing wall mounted 'Baxi' gas fired boiler supplying domestic hot water and central heating with timing controls, pre-lagged copper cylinder with fitted immersion heater.


Upvc double-glazed window, double radiator, coved and textured ceiling, range of fitted wardrobe cupboards, chest of drawers with shelving to side, dimmer switches, t.v and telephone point. Door to:


Dressing Area: Double radiator, fitted cupboards with shelving and hanging rail, two opaque uPVC double-glazed windows.

Shower Room: Part ceramic tiled, close coupled low-level dual flush w.c with concealed cistern. Vanity unit with inset oval wash hand basin and cupboards below, towel rails, electric wall heater, eaves cupboard. Fully tiled shower cubicle with fitted shower, seat and grab rail and pivot door


Communal Parking


Large communal gardens surround the property and are well maintained and provided for the benefit of the residents. From some areas of the garden are superb views over surrounding Sussex countryside and the South Downs in the distance. There is an area of parking for both residents and visitors.


There are at times garages available to rent at approximately £75.00 per month.


Remainder of 125-year lease (from 1986)


£230.00 (Approx.) Per Calendar Month


£350.00 per annum

Agents Note

Staff are on site every day of the year and there is an 'On Call' Alarm System.

Property Misdescription Act 1991

Although every effort has been taken in the production of these particulars, prospective purchasers should note:
1. All measurements are approximate. 2. Services to the property, appliances and fittings included in the sale are believed to be in working order (although they may have not been checked). 3. Prospective purchasers are advised to arrange their own tests and/or survey before proceeding with the purchase. 4. The agent has not checked the deeds to verify the boundaries. Intending purchasers should satisfy themselves via their solicitor as to the actual boundaries of the property.

Energy Efficiency and Environmental Impact

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