The Forge, Windmill Platt, Handcross, RH17

1 Bed │ 1 Bath │ 1 Rec

Guide Price £165,000

Haywards Heath

Paul Dryden

Branch Manager

Full description

Access via communal entrance the apartment briefly comprises; spacious entrance hall with storage cupboards, an 18'9"x 10'6" dual aspect sitting/dining room, with access to kitchen, which features built in appliances including oven and hob, as well as freestanding fridge and washing machine. . Back from entrance hall doors lead to a double bedroom, with space for wardrobe cupboards and bathroom with white suite and power shower unit.

Further attributes include uPVC double glazed windows throughout, electric heating, security entry phone system and neutral décor throughout. Ideal as a first time purchase or buy to let investment. The property is currently let out and possible to purchase with tenancy in place.

The property benefits from allocated parking for one car and visitor bays. To the rear there is a communal garden with number of mature trees, lawn area, communal terrace seating area and communal washing lines.

Leasehold Information

Lease: Recently extended to 163 years remaining

Service Charge - Approximately £2096.16 per annum

Ground Rent - Approximately £50 per annum



Located in a residential cul-de-sac of Handcross village, the property is within short walk local amenities including butchers, grocery shop, pub, local shops, café, hairdressers, doctors surgery, playing fields, Nymans Gardens and village primary school.

The towns of Haywards Heath and Horsham are both located approximately 9 miles from Handcross, providing an extensive range of shopping, sporting and entertainment amenities together with the main line railway station with regular services to London (Victoria and London Bridge). By public transport regular bus route to Brighton, Crawley, Haywards Heath and Burgess Hill. By car access to A23/M23 is within easy access with links to Brighton, Gatwick Airport, London and beyond.

Entrance Hall

Living/Dining Room

18'9" x 10'6"


8'10" x 6'9"


15'1" x 8'6"


Allocated Parking

Double Glazing

Communal Garden

Details correct: February 2022

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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