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Upwyke House

Aerial view of Upwyke House

Green Street, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 1QY

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

If you are interested in discussing these details with a Retirement Housing Advisor, or viewing a property at Upwyke House, please use this form: Apply for housing

About Upwyke House

Built in 1986 and renovated in 2014, Upwyke House is located in the Old Town area of Eastbourne. The court comprises of 41 flats with a mix of studios, one-bed, and two-bed properties.

The court is fully wheelchair accessible and sits close to all amenities, including local shops, a supermarket and transport links.

Upwyke House is managed by non-resident Retirement Housing Advisors; and 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 with limited spaces
Communal patio and garden
Limited car parking

Internal properties

The court comprises of 41 flats comprising of:

  • Studios Flats - 33
  • One- bedroom Flats -7
  • Two-bedroom Flats - 1
  • Bookable guest facilities - 2

Communal facilities

In addition to the private dwellings, Upwyke House boasts excellent communal features such as:

  • Communal lounge with patio doors onto lovely garden with potting shed.
  • Communal patio and lawned garden
  • Communal laundry 2 washing machines and 2 tumble driers
  • Communal kitchen
  • Mobility scooter storage facility
  • Communal toilet
  • Car park at rear and off-road parking
  • 2 bookable guest rooms
  • Lift
  • Library

Social activities

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


What's Nearby

Upwyke House sits in the Old Town area of Eastbourne, close-by are several smaller shops and takeaways, a supermarket, a GP service and a Post Office. A short walk away is Motcombe Park and swimming pool. There is a very good bus service with a stop opposite the scheme for a short ride into Eastbourne Town Centre.

Key distances:

  • Regular bus service with stop outside scheme
  • 0.3 miles from nearest GP service - Victoria Medical Centre
  • 15-minute walk or short bus ride into Eastbourne Town Centre
  • 0.5 miles from large supermarket
  • Easy access to local shops and takeaways
  • 0.3 miles from Motcombe Gardens (pictured)
  • On-street parking available on surrounding roads
  • Nearest electric vehicle (EV) charging point - Victoria medical Centre 153A Victoria Drive, Eastbourne - 0.4 miles




Rent charges

Studio Flat - £78.91

1-Bed Flat - £78.91

2-Bed Flat - £81.85

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.

Studio Flat - £56.74

1-Bed Flat - £57.74

2-Bed Flat - £65.33


Download property information for Upwyke House -  Upwyke House (PDF) [819KB]







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Last modified on 04 March 2024