A place to call home

Discover a beautiful collection of spacious one and two-bedroom family apartments on the edge of Benfleet.

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Forest View is unlike any new-build development you’ve seen before. Built over five floors, the development contains 24 distinctive one and two-bedroom apartments. Each one of these spacious new family homes has a completely individual layout. So, while the finish is uniformly excellent throughout, every apartment comes with its own unique charm. Which one will become your future home?

A Holgate Development

Prices from £220,000 to £325,000

Help to Buy

These properties are now available under the government backed Help to Buy: Equity Loan scheme with just a 5% deposit.

A truly unique development

With bright and modern open-plan living areas, high-end Beko kitchens, modern bathrooms, plenty of storage and landscaped communal areas, Forest View is so much more than a collection of apartments; it’s a place to call home.

Located just off Bread and Cheese Hill and within touching distance of South Benfleet’s excellent amenities, Forest View boasts an enviable position. It’s perfect for commuters, first-time buyers, new families or anyone looking to escape the bustle of the city and find a place to call their own.

Please find some examples of Forest View's properties below.


Forest View is a privately managed collection of 24 desirable modern apartments located just outside of Benfleet. The development has been thoughtfully designed to maximise space, built to the highest standards and is complemented by immaculately landscaped communal areas.

  • Residents will be able to make use of the following:
  • Dedicated block paved off-road parking with provision for electric charging
  • Front and rear landscaped communal areas, including a lawn
  • External motion sensor lights
  • Bin storage to the rear

Each apartment comes with a 10-year warranty and a 175-year lease. The freehold is to be vested in a new company the shareholders of which will be each apartment owner. The new company will offer a lease of 175 years with no ground rent being payable. All communal external areas including paths, parking, lawn and planting will be maintained within the service charge.

  • Warranty:
  • 10 years
  • Lease Length:
  • 175 years
  • Detailed service charge available on request.

Apartment 2

Lower Ground Floor Example

Apartment 2 is one of Forest View’s three lower ground floor apartments, but is no less light and spacious because of it. In fact, it boasts an incredibly generous living area complete with a high-end Beko kitchen to your left as you enter the property. The double bedroom, also to your left, is equally bright and well-sized. The apartment also boasts a versatile storage cupboard and is finished off with a modern Celsius bathroom complete with shower bath.

  • Kitchen/Living Area
  • 3.65 m x 5.80 m (12’ x 9’)
  • Bedroom 1
  • 2.80 m x 4.30 m (9’2 x 14’1)
  • Bathroom
  • 1.90 m x 3.40 m (6’3 x 11’2)
  • Total Area
  • Approximately 50.2 m2 (540.5 ft2)

Apartment 6

Ground Floor Example

Walk into Apartment 6 and you’ll be immediately impressed by the size of this ground floor apartment. To your left are the apartment’s two beautifully proportioned double bedrooms, the master with an en-suite. To your right are two spacious storage cupboards, as well as the property’s main Celsius bathroom. Walk straight ahead and you’ll enter the heart of Apartment 6, a fantastic open-plan living area fitted with a fully-equipped Beko kitchen. At almost 800 ft2, Apartment 6 is larger than many two-bedroom houses in the area.

  • Kitchen/Living Area
  • 8.05 m x 4.66 m (26’5 x 15’3)
  • Bedroom 1
  • 3.80 m x 3.40 m (12’6 x 11’2)
  • Bedroom 2
  • 2.80 m x 2.70 m (9’2 x 8’11)
  • Bathroom
  • 1.90 m x 3.40 m (6’3 x 11’2)
  • Total Area
  • Approximately 73.5 m2 (791.7 ft2)

Apartment 17

First Floor Example

Coming in at over 700 ft2, Apartment 17 is Forest View’s largest and most impressive one-bedroom property — an example of open-plan living at its finest. An elongated living area provides plenty of separation between the kitchen and lounge, while the apartment’s modern bathroom comes with separate Celsius bath and shower units. The double bedroom is also exceptional, big enough to fit a king-sized bed. When you live in Apartment 17, owning a one-bedroom apartment certainly doesn’t mean giving up on space.

  • Kitchen/Living Area
  • 3.92 m x 8.36 m (12’10 x 27’5)
  • Bedroom
  • 3.59 m x 4.50 m (11’9 x 14’9)
  • Bathroom
  • 2.75 m x 3.24 m (9’ x 10’8)
  • Total Area
  • Approximately 65.8 m2 (708.2 ft2)

Apartment 18

First Floor Example

Apartment 18 is another fine example of Forest View’s many two-bedroom apartments. Located on the first floor and accessible by stairs or lift, Apartment 18 boasts two bright and airy bedrooms, the master with a shower en-suite. There are also two cupboards in the apartment’s hallway, along with a luxurious bathroom. But it’s the kitchen/living area that really catches the eye. Featuring over 600 ft2 of space and complete with a fully-equipped Beko kitchen, it’s perfect whether you want to have the place to yourself or entertain guests.

  • Kitchen/Living Area
  • 7.74 m x 6.61 m (25’5 x 21’8)
  • Bedroom 1
  • 3.50 m x 3.40 m (11’6 x 11’2)
  • Bedroom 2
  • 3.40 m x 3.09 m (11’2 x 10’2)
  • Bathroom
  • 1.90 m x 3.25 m (6’3 x 10’8)
  • Total Area
  • Approximately 82.6 m2 (889.5 ft2)

Apartment 24


As the penthouse, Apartment 24 takes pride of place at the top of the development and can be accessed via lift or stairs. Inside, you’ll find a stunning master bedroom with a shower en-suite. There is also a further bathroom and a second sizeable bedroom. Walk through to the back of the apartment and you’ll find Forest View’s largest open-plan living area, complete with a large, fully-equipped Beko kitchen. Apartment 24 is also the only property in the development with access to a private roof terrace, finished with artificial grass and complete with exterior lighting.

  • Kitchen/Living Area
  • 4.10 m x 8.74 m (13’5 x 28’8)
  • Bedroom 1
  • 4.25 m x 3.25 m (13’11 x 10’8)
  • Bedroom 2
  • 3.50 m x 3.74 m (11’6 x 12’3)
  • Bathroom
  • 1.96 m x 3.01 m (6’5 x 9’11)
  • Total Area
  • Approximately 82.8 m2 (891.4 ft2)

A specification for modern living

We’ve chosen a finish that suits everyone’s tastes and ensures that every apartment is light, airy and ready for you to infuse your personality. Quality is guaranteed at Forest View, and to that end, your new home will benefit from the following:

  • Modern, spacious living areas with carpet throughout
  • High-end kitchen complete with Beko appliances, including integrated fridge freezer and dishwasher, ceramic hob, stainless steel fan assisted oven, microwave, washer/ dryer, stainless steel splashbacks and single lever brushed steel taps
  • Quartz worktops
  • Celsius bathroom with a 15-year warranty finished with Italian porcelain tiles
  • Versatile storage space
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Hadleigh Castle

Living in Benfleet

Whether you’re attracted to the vibrant and thriving seaside community or the area’s unrivalled natural beauty, Benfleet offers something for everyone.

Improve your commute with the town’s great transport links. Give your children the education they deserve with excellent local schools. Enjoy a night out at some of the area’s fantastic bars and restaurants. Or escape it all with a walk through the woods or along the coast.

Come discover what makes Benfleet such a popular place to live.

Benfleet Schools

Ofstead schools

An exceptional education is guaranteed when you live at Forest View. The development is close to Benfleet’s two OFSTED Outstanding primary schools, Kingston Primary School and The Robert Drake Primary School.

It also lies in the catchment area of popular secondary schools The Appleton School and King John, as well as Southend and Westcliff’s OFSTED Outstanding grammar schools.

Benfleet Commute

Commute to the city in 40 minutes

While you have everything you need on your doorstep, Forest View offers residents unrivalled links with London and, indeed, the world. It takes just 40 minutes to reach London Fenchurch Street on the C2C line from Benfleet station.

The city can also be accessed by car in under an hour via the nearby A13. For those looking to go further afield, Forest View lies less than 20 minutes from the award-winning London Southend Airport, without being spoilt by the flight path.

Benfleet Lifestyle

Walk to your favourite restaurant, or take in the sea air.

Whether you want to take it slow or explore all the local area has to offer, Forest View promises an exceptional standard of living. Excellent amenities, including the area’s top restaurants, can be found just down the road in South Benfleet.

Even more can be found 10 minutes away in Leigh-on-Sea. For those looking to get outdoors, the area affords plenty of trails for walking, running and cycling. Boyce Hill Golf & Country Club lies just five minutes away, as does Benfleet Yacht Club.

Benfleet Nature

Escape and unwind in outstanding surroundings

It’s called Forest View for good reason. Castle Point boasts some of Essex’s most cherished woodland, including Shipwright’s Wood, one of the last true Bluebell woods in the county, and Pound Wood Nature Reserve.

You’re also a stone’s throw from the sea, Essex’s marshes and the romantic ruins of Hadleigh Castle. Whether you walk, sail or cycle, you won’t be short of opportunities to escape and unwind in the area’s outstanding surroundings.

Holgate is an established full-service UK property developer with a proven track record of creating exceptional new-build residential developments.

We deliver unsurpassed design, construction, repairs and other building services to clients and are committed to providing complete satisfaction. And because we work with local experts who our passion, you can rest assured your new home will be of the very highest quality.


I Would Just Like To Say A Big Thank You To All At Holgate For All You Have Done, The New Build Is Fantastic I Would Differently Recommend You Guys To Anyone That Are Looking For A Really Professional Company.

Mark & Ghie


As Benfleet’s leading local property experts, we’re proud to be the sole agent of the Forest View development. Fisks has been helping individuals and families find a place to call home in the area for over 50 years.

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