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Riverbourne House

Aerial view of Riverbourne House

Belmore Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN22 8AZ

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

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About Riverbourne House

Built in 1989 in the Seaside area of Eastbourne, Riverbourne House comprises of sixty-six one-bedroom flats, and three two-bedroom flats, with a mix of social housing tenants and shared ownership. In addition to these properties, there are two bookable guest rooms for visitors who wish to make an overnight stay.

The court is fully wheelchair accessible and sits close to all amenities, including a range of local shops and other facilities. Riverbourne House is within walking distance of Eastbourne town centre and many other local attractions, and there are also good transport links into the town centre via a bus stop 50 yards from the court's front entrance.

Riverbourne 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 have formed a Resident's Social Club, which provides activities on a regular basis and helps maintain a strong retirement community.

Property details


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

Internal properties

The court comprises of:

  • 1 bed x 66
  • 2 bed x 3
  • Bookable guest rooms x 2

Social Activities

Regular social activities are organised by the Resident's Social Club to ensure that there is a strong feeling of community and friendship between neighbours within the court.

These activities include:

  • Coffee mornings
  • Bingo
  • Darts
  • Uno
  • Carpet bowls
  • Active social club

Communal facilities

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

  • Laundry room
  • Lounge and dining area with communal Wi-Fi
  • Guest facilities and accommodation
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Kitchen
  • Two shower rooms
  • Mobility scooter storage


What's Nearby

Riverbourne House is situated in an enviable location within a short distance of Eastbourne's picturesque seafront promenade, and iconic locations such as Eastbourne Pier, Eastbourne Bandstand, the Towner Gallery, and the Devonshire Theatre Quarter.

In addition to this, Riverbourne House is ideally situated for local amenities, with access to local shops, transport links, medical services, entertainment, and coastline all less than a mile from your front door.

Key distances:

  • Bus stop - 25 yards
  • Local shops - 25 yards
  • Eastbourne Town Centre - 0.5 miles
  • Doctors - (Seaside Medical Centre) 0.2 miles
  • Eastbourne Beach - 0.3 miles
  • Eastbourne Pier - 0.5 miles
  • Eastbourne Bandstand - 0.8 miles
  • Eastbourne Train station - 0.7 miles
  • Devonshire Theatre Quarter - 0.9 miles
  • Towner Art Gallery - 0.9 miles (pictured)
  • On-street parking surrounding court
  • Nearest electric vehicle (EV) charging point - Redoubt car park, Royal Parade - 0.5 miles




Rent charges

One-bedroom property - £78.57 per week with utilities included.

Two-bedroom property - £87.85 per week with utilities included.

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.

One-bedroom property - £58.34 per week.

Two-bedroom property - £60.31 per week


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