Welcome to Abbeyfield South Downs
Safe, sociable retirement homes to rent across Sussex and Kent.Take a look at our houses
Abbeyfield South Downs is an independent charity and a member of The Abbeyfield Society a national charity providing houses and homes to older people throughout the UK. Together we are one big family.
We have eight supported living houses for older people, located in Alfriston, Eastbourne (two houses), Heathfield, Hove, Tunbridge Wells and Worthing (two houses). We offer a peaceful, friendly atmosphere, with our aim to make life a little easier for our tenants.
Living with us, you can enjoy your preferred mix of independence and company, with home-cooked meals provided each day. Enjoy dining together and mix and enjoy a chat when you want to in our communal lounge.
Our houses are designed to help you remain independent, whilst offering security, support and companionship.
Find out more about us, where our houses are located and get in touch.
Have a look at our eight houses to see which might be right for you.
Eastbourne, BN20 7AT
Situated in the Meads area of Eastbourne, Beamsley House is a large Victorian-style semi-detached house. It offers eight studio rooms with en-suite facilities and is within walking distance of the seafront.
Eastbourne, BN21 1HA
Located in the Upperton area, in Eastbourne’s old town, Lade House is a stunning converted cottage style property which offers eight studio rooms with en-suite facilities.
Hove, BN3 4GB
Abbeyfield House, Hove consists of two renovated three-story Edwardian style semi-detached properties. We offer a variety of single studio accommodation, all of which have en-suite facilities.
Tunbridge Wells, TN1 2UL
Situated in the heart of Tunbridge Wells, Abbeyfield House provides sheltered housing for 14 people and comprises single studio en-suite rooms, all with wifi and Sky TV, spread over three floors.
Alfriston, BN26 5XB
Located in the picturesque village of Alfriston, Abbeyfield House is a beautiful purpose built house constructed in 1985. It comprises nine single occupancy en-suite rooms all with easy access to the beautiful gardens which surround the house.
Heathfield, TN21 0GG
Introducing Holdenhurst, a brand new retirement community offering care enabled sheltered living in the South Downs. Holdenhurst offers 48 apartments all for affordable rental; enabling an independent, active life in modern, homely surroundings.
Worthing, BN11 3HT
Located in the traditional seaside town of Worthing, Seascapes is a stunning property built in the 1800's. We have 10 modern en-suite rooms with small kitchen areas. Have the best of both worlds with the privacy and freedom to come and go as you please, with a supportive community to come home to.
News and stories from Abbeyfield South Downs. Discover the latest blogs from our houses in Sussex and Kent.
A tenant-led initiative at Holdenhurst has recently achieved a remarkable feat – successful fundraising for a defibrillator machine.
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