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Cumbria Court

Aerial photo of Cumbria Court

Milfoil Drive, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN23 8BP

Retirement housing - residents must be 60 years or older. Includes mobility and wheelchair standard properties.

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About Cumbria Court 

Built in 1976 and renovated in 2011, Cumbria Court is located in the Langney area of Eastbourne. The court comprises of 18 flats, with a mix of one-bed, and two-bed properties.

The court is fully wheelchair accessible and sits close to all amenities, including local shops, and transport links to retail parks, supermarkets, and Eastbourne town centre.

Cumbria Court is managed by non-resident Retirement Housing Advisors; each property has a Lifeline alarm service which is monitored 24/7 for emergencies.  Residents will have their own private dwellings, alongside the option of socialising within the communal areas, joining clubs, and becoming part of the strong retirement community.

Property details


  • Communal entrance with security Entryphone system.
  • Communal car park - 10 parking spaces in shared area with other housing, plus on-street parking
  • Communal garden and conservatory

Internal properties

The court comprises of 18 flats:

One- bedroom Flats - 6

Two-bedroom Flats - 12

Communal Facilities

In addition to the private dwellings, Cumbria Court boasts excellent communal features such as:

  • Communal lounge
  • Communal conservatory
  • Limited car parking
  • Lift

Social Activities

This is a very sociable court, residents have organised a regular coffee morning, but there are no obligations for residents to engage with activities.


What's Nearby

Cumbria Court sits in the Langney area of Eastbourne, close to the local shopping precinct, with a good bus service into the Town Centre and access to all amenities.

Key distances:

  • Local shops within 10 min walk.
  • Bus stop 2-minute walk from scheme with service every 15-minutes.
  • Large extra supermarket approximately. 20-minute bus ride.  Regular bus service available.
  • approximately 2 miles from seafront and beach.  Regular public transport available
  • Local indoor swimming pool with classes accessible via public transport.
  • Licensed premises serving food approximately. 10 minutes from scheme.
  • Nearest GP 0.3 miles - Lighthouse Medical Practice
  • Nearest electric vehicle (EV) charging point - Esso Langney, 0.5 miles




Rent charges

1-Bed Flat - £82.57

2-Bed Flat - £85.36

Service charges

There is a non-housing benefit/ universal credit eligible service charge for all properties, if a tenant qualifies for benefits, they will still need to pay a proportion of the service charge to cover personal gas and water usage in the flat and a lifeline charge.

1 bed - £65.47     £49.02 H/B Eligible    £16.45 non eligible

2 bed - £66.61      £48.99 H/B Eligible    £17.62 non eligible


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