Countess of Thanet's Almshouse Charity

Holtye Common, Cowden, Edenbridge, Kent, TN8 7EL. Age exclusive housing

Countess of Thanet's Almshouse Charity

Managed by: Countess of Thanet's Almshouse Charity

Enquire: 01342 850669

Manager's description

“The Almshouses are fairly isolated, a car is advisable as bus service sporadic. Not suitable for those with mobility problems - bus service is only twice weekly. Instead of rent, residents pay a weekly Maintenance Contribution monthly in advance”

Main facts

  • Age exclusive housing
  • 7 flats, cottages. Built in 1872 and renovated in 1963. Sizes studio, 1 bedroom
  • Garden
  • Access to site fairly easy. Distances: bus stop 0.5 mile(s); shop 6 mile(s); post office 6 mile(s); town centre 6 mile(s); GP 5 mile(s); social centre 6 mile(s)
  • This almshouse charity caters for: older retired people removed from tied housing with a strong local connection. New residents accepted from 50 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted
  • Tenure(s): Licence (returnable deposit)

Info updated: 08/02/2016. Update info


Check with Countess of Thanet's Almshouse Charity - none notified to EAC.

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Residents’ views

Not available - The residents have not taken part in the EAC National Housing for Older People Awards, or used the EAC Residents Consultation Service (RCS).

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Holtye Common, Cowden, Edenbridge, Kent, TN8 7EL

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