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Property details

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • 1 reception room


  • Available from 28th Aug 2020
  • Amazing gardens
  • Chain free
  • Garage
  • Modern fittings
  • Private entrance
  • Village location
  • Tiled bathroom
  • Gas central heating system
  • Historic building
  • Integrated appliances

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Historical Note

Designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens for Alexander Wedderburn qc in 1902 it is considered one of Lutyens best homes. Lutyens re styled and added to an existing building that was on the site. Post war it was converted into 11 unique apartments. The gardens were arranged in a 17th Century style and are thought to have had input from Gertrude Jekyll.


The Hoo is situated at the heart of the Downland village of Willingdon beneath the spire of St Mary The Virgin. Within walking distance you have two great pubs (The Wheatsheaf and The Red Lion) a Thai restaurant (The Thai Village) and The Old Willingdon Post Office. Head up Butts Lane and you are on top of The South Downs National park with glorious views of the English Channel and The High Weald.

Ground Floor Entrance Hall

Private entrance, stairs up to the hallway.


Storage cupboard and cupboard housing gas boiler.

Living Room 3.68m (12'1") x 3.35m (11')

Two windows to front, stepped niche, Juliet balcony overlooking The Old Vicarage, radiator.

Dining Kitchen 4.69m (15'5") max x 3.68m (12'1")

Window to front, breakfast bar and base units with wooden work tops, tiled splash backs ceramic sink unit, built in induction hob, extractor hood, electric oven, dish washer and washer/dryer.

Bedroom 1 3.68m (12'1") x 2.93m (9'7") max

Window overlooking the famous gardens. Radiator and fitted mirror front wardrobes and storage.

Bedroom 2 3.36m (11') max x 2.82m (9'3")

Window to front, cupboard, loft hatch, radiator.


Tiled walls and floor, window, bath with shower over, basin, WC and radiator.



Located in a compound that is accessed via Hoo Gardens, with up and over door plus personal door to rear.

The Grounds

Fabulous flint walled communal gardens with large lawn, gazebos, walks, pond patios and terraces. A wide variety colourful beds. There are also a few allotment plots for residents can apply for.

Leasehold and other information

A share of the Freehold comes with 999 year lease from 25th March 1999. Dogs are allowed but must be kept on leads in the garden. Letting permitted.

The vendor informs us the service charge is £250 per month this includes: Gardening, water, waste water, buildings insurance and maintenance.

Council Tax Band C.

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Map & Nearby

Local Amenities

  • Hampden Park (Sussex) 1.2 miles
  • Polegate 1.5 miles
  • The Lindfield School 0.6 miles
  • Ratton School 0.7 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Hampden Park (Sussex) 1.2 miles
  • Polegate 1.5 miles
  • The Lindfield School 0.6 miles
  • Ratton School 0.7 miles

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Average estimated value for a flat in BN20:

  • £260,688
  • Price decrease

  • -£22,753
  • (-8.027%)
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Price history

Sold prices provided by Land Registry
22nd Sep 2020 £220,000 Price reduced by £5,000
28th Aug 2020 £225,000 First listed

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