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St Mary's Court

Aerial view of St Mary’s Court

Brightland Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN20 8BQ

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

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About St Mary's Court

Built in 1981 in the Old Town area of Eastbourne, St Mary's Court comprises of 48 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.

St Mary's Court 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, and becoming part of the strong retirement community.

Property details


Communal entrance with security Entryphone system.
Communal car park with limited spaces
Communal gardens

Internal properties

The court comprises of:

  • Studios Flats - 33
  • One- bedroom Flats - 13
  • Two-bedroom Flats - 1
  • Three-bedroom Flats - 1
  • Bookable guest facilities

Social Activities

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

Communal facilities

In addition to the private dwellings, St Mary's Court boasts excellent communal features such as:

  • Large communal lounge/kitchen area
  • Laundry (2 x washing machines/2 x dryers)
  • Guest room (2 x single beds & shower room)
  • Communal gardens
  • Car Park
  • Mobility scooter room
  • 2 x shower rooms
  • Communal toilet
  • Lift


What's Nearby

St Mary's Court sits in the Old Town area of Eastbourne, close by are Waitrose, several smaller shops, and a Post Office. A short walk away is Motcombe Park and swimming pool. There is a very good bus service for the short ride into Eastbourne Town Centre.

Key distances:

  • Regular bus service within 2-minute walk from scheme
  • 0.7 miles from nearest GP service - Victoria Medical Centre
  • 15-minute walk or short bus ride into Eastbourne Town Centre
  • 0.3 miles from supermarket
  • Easy access to local shops and takeaways
  • 0.1 miles from Gildredge Park (pictured)
  • On-street car parking available around court
  • Nearest electric vehicle (EV) charging point - Waitrose, Old Town High Street, 0.3 miles



Rent charges

Studio Flat - £72.32

1-Bed Flat - £81.93

2-Bed Flat - £83.37

3-bed Flat - £96.81

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 - £76.85

1-Bed Flat - £82.51

2-Bed Flat - £86.28

3-bed Flat - £88.21


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