12th May 2018 | Market News

Lindfield Guide

 Lindfield Guide

From our branch in Haywards Heath, Stuart & Partners operate as letting agents in the Lindfield area. Lindfield is a pretty village in the Mid Sussex district of West Sussex. It stands on the upper reaches of the River Ouse and the name ‘Lindfield’ means ‘open land with lime trees’. There is history dating back to 1098 and it is classified as an area of outstanding natural beauty.

The ancient High Street, lined with lime trees, has over forty medieval and post medieval timber-framed houses. At the bottom of the High Street is a natural spring-fed pond and beyond there is a Common which houses many events; cricket has been played there since 1747!

Despite having a rural/village feel, Haywards Heath is a short distance away offering many amenities. Other, larger towns are within easy reach; East Grinstead (10 miles), Crawley (12 miles), Horsham (13 miles) and Brighton (19 miles).

Old Place, built in 1590 and later the village Poor House.

Getting Around – Location

Haywards Heath mainline station is within a short drive of the village. From here, Thameslink and Southern provide regular train services to Brighton, London and Gatwick. There are bus services between other local villages and towns.

 

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Shopping

There are a number of shops in Lindfield High Street ranging from clothing shops like Doodie Stark to lovely deli’s and even one a shop providing traditional children’s toys, Keiron James Toys. Haywards Heath is also a short short drive away which has a good range of shops with the Orchard shopping centre, Waitrose and Marks & Spencers.

Leisure and Sport

Lindfield Common hosts a number of sports including football, tennis, cricket and bowls. See the links to the clubs:-

http://www.lindfieldtennisclub.co.uk/

http://www.lindfieldfc.com/

http://lindfield.play-cricket.com/

http://www.lindfieldbowlsclub.co.uk/news/

Schools

There are many schools within a short drive of Lindfield catering for all age groups.

http://www.lindfieldprimaryacademy.org.uk/

http://www.greatwalstead.co.uk/

http://www.blackthornsprimaryacademy.org.uk

http://www.oathall.org

Council Tax

Council tax is payable to Mid Sussex District Council and is based on the valuation of the property your living in.

The standard Council Tax Bands and Charges for April -2017 to March and may change, please check Mid Sussex District Councils website. 

 

   Band                                                     Amount
Band A                                                     £1,081
Band B                                                     £1,261
Band C                                                     £1,441
Band D                                                     £1,622
Band E                                                     £1,982
Band F                                                     £2,343
Band G                                                     £2,703
Band H                                                     £3,244

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