Southdowns Park, Cavendish House Southdowns Park, RH16

3 Bed │ 2 Bath │ 1 Rec

Guide Price £375,000

Projected Gross Yield: 4.64% Estimated rent: £1,450.00PCM
Haywards Heath

Oliver Mackmin

Sales Manager

Key features

  • Three Bedroom Apartment
  • Two Ensuite Shower Rooms
  • Stunning Architecture
  • Period Victorian Features
  • Southerly views across the South Downs
  • No Onwards Chain
  • High Ceilings
  • Scope to Modernise

Full description

Nestled within the prestigious Southdowns Park development lies this elegant three-bedroom apartment. Boasting a rich historical background, this Grade II listed Victorian building, once known as St Francis Hospital, showcases architectural charm dating back to 1859. The property exudes a sense of timeless sophistication, having been meticulously converted for contemporary living in the late 1990s. Residents are welcomed by a picturesque tree-lined drive leading to the entrance, setting the tone for the upscale living experience this residence offers. Owners here benefit from comprehensive external property maintenance care, guaranteeing a hassle-free lifestyle within this exclusive community.

Upon entering, one is immediately drawn to the spaciousness and potential this property holds, boasting high ceilings that enhance the sense of grandeur throughout. Two en-suite shower rooms provide convenience and privacy, while the untapped potential for modernisation offers a blank canvas for personalisation. The kitchen is a modern wood effect shaker style with matching wall and base units and complimentary worktop, this room is flooded with natural light from the large sash window. There is also a guest cloakroom from the expansive entrance hall.

Offered with vacant possession, the apartment presents a rare opportunity to create a bespoke living space tailored to individual tastes and requirements. Other attributes include gas central heating.


Embracing the beauty of its surroundings, Southdowns Park provides a wealth of communal amenities that enrich residents’ daily lives. The development features an on-site gym for health and fitness enthusiasts, encouraging an active lifestyle just steps away from home. Furthermore, residents have the privilege of enjoying the lush and mature communal gardens that grace the property. These well-maintained gardens boast various lawn areas and inviting barbeque spaces, ideal for outdoor gatherings and relaxation.

Set at the rear of the main building, with panoramic views overlooking the serene landscape to the South and the majestic South Downs, this property offers a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of every-day life. Additionally, residents have the option to access a privately-run indoor swimming pool and tennis courts within the development for a nominal fee, further enhancing the leisure opportunities available on-site.
  • Living Room
  • Kitchen
  • Bedroom One
  • Shower Room
  • Bedroom Two
  • En Suite to Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom Three
  • Cloakroom

Council Tax Band: F

Tenure: Leasehold

EPC Rating: D

Why live in Haywards Heath?

We’re home to a variety of house styles, many with very distinctive characteristics, such as the architect, Harold Turner’s craft-inspired properties from the 1930s to the 1950s with their decorative windows, facades and detailing. There are also buildings that date from the 13th century, which add to Hayward Heath’s grand sense of history.

This is a popular commuter town with excellent road and rail links to the capital and the coast. You’ll find a cosmopolitan blend of bars, cafés and restaurants in the busy town centre, an abundance of family friendly facilities and beautiful countryside that stretches all around.

If you enjoy sports, we have the Dolphin Leisure Centre for swimming and fitness and an abundance of local clubs covering everything you could wish to do, including athletics, running, cricket, football and equestrian sports. Victoria Park has tennis courts, a skate park and paddling pool for younger children, the family attractions at Beech Hurst Park include a miniature railway and safe play area while Wakehurst Place in Ardingly blends ornamental gardens with natural woodlands on a site that’s managed by the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew. Head northeast and you can stroll around Ashdown Forest, the place that inspired the Winnie the Pooh stories, or travel east to Sheffield Park with its lovely lakes and gardens.

In the town you’ll find a wealth of bars and eateries and a good choice of shops clustered along South Road and in The Orchards, a modern precinct with Marks and Spencer as its flagship store. The town also has a great selection of schools for both primary and secondary age pupils with many more private school options in the outlying areas.

If you’d like to buy, sell or let a property in Haywards Heath, get in touch with your local team and discover the Henry Adams difference for yourself.

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