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Darwin House

Crowborough Hill, Crowborough, East Sussex, England, TN6 2JA

01892 653 653 Email this home

Welcome to our house

Located in the beautiful town of Crowborough bordering Ashdown Forest, an area of natural beauty and the home of Winnie the Pooh, Darwin House provides sheltered housing in a friendly, homely atmosphere for people who want to enjoy retirement.

The house was originally two Edwardian semi detached properties, subsequently joined and converted into suitable accommodation for older people to live independently with support. Our housekeeper cooks two hot meals per day and ingredients for breakfast are provided allowing residents to start the day at their leisure. We have nine en-suite flats with level access showers and each room has wifi access enabling you to browse online or chat with friends and family. 

Darwin House boasts a very attractive garden with a conservatory, porch, patio and seating area. If you have a car you can bring this with you as we have a car park available.

The house is located at the bottom of Crowborough Hill, there is a medical centre close by which includes a pharmacy and dentist. The main line station, taxi service and bus stop are within walking distance. There is a mini-market within walking distance as well as the local park which is perfect for a stroll in the fresh air. 

It is a small, homely and friendly retirement home and we are very proud to have achieved the Abbeyfield Core Standard award of excellence.

Darwin House is managed by the Abbeyfield Crowborough Society.

Meet the team

Live-in Housekeeper

Margaret has considerable experience and her housekeeping and support is greatly appreciated by the residents.

Deputy Housekeeper

Marie joined Darwin House recently, she is getting to know the residents who already love her cooking.

Kitchen Assistant/Relief Housekeeper

Carole is a key part of the team at Darwin House, as well as being Kitchen Assistant and Relief Housekeeper, she is also an experienced Hairdresser. The residents are grateful for everything she does.


It's the little things that make the difference

Internet access

Browse the internet to your heart's content and keep in touch with your loved ones.

Car park

Bring your car and travel around the local and surrounding area at your own leisure.

Guest facilities

Visiting family and friends have a place to stay.

Communal lounge

Spend time getting to know other residents in our beautiful communal lounge.


Our lovely garden is yours to use at your leisure.

Peace of mind

Feel secure with our personal fobs and alarm system.

What's happening at Darwin House

What's the cost?

Our prices are competitive and inclusive. Please contact the house for further information.

Darwin House


Included in your monthly cost

Two meals a day

Utility bills

Council tax

Car park

Alarm system or personal fobs



For us as a family, Darwin House has provided us with tremendous peace of mind.

Family of a resident

The accommodation was excellent. A wonderful experience which I could not fault.

Guest at Darwin House

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