New Homes in Sussex
Live the life
From lovely beaches and countryside to historic cities and peaceful villages, Sussex really does have it all.
Buying a new home in Sussex offers great schools and strong transport links, with the county encompasses several different areas, each with their own character.
Things to see and do
Sussex is home to one of the UK’s favourite seaside towns, Brighton. The seafront is filled with cafes and bars, while the traditional pier features candy floss stands and rides. Enjoy shopping in the bohemian North Laine area, or hunt down antiques and fashion in the Lanes.
Historic Chichester is a beautiful city with impressive Roman walls, a 12th century cathedral and great shopping. The cathedral features a lovely Victorian spire, with medieval art and carvings inside. The city’s maritime heritage can be explored at the Royal Navy Submarine Museum, or you could step aboard the HMS Victory; the world’s oldest commissioned warship.
Eastbourne is officially the UK’s sunniest spot. A popular seaside resort, the traditional bandstand has music throughout the summer, while the blue flag beaches provide a great place for relaxing. Five theatres have year-round entertainment, while a series of annual events provide something for everyone. ‘Airborne’, is the largest seafront airs how in the world, ‘Magnificent Motors’ features vehicles of the past, while ‘Eastbourne Extreme Sports Festival’ is something that needs to be seen.
Sussex has a number of good schools meaning parents have plenty of choice. There are also several choices for those looking to study further education in the county, such as the University of Sussex, University of Brighton and University of Chichester.
Sussex has great transport links by road, rail and air.
Those looking to travel into the capital are well served with regular services from London Victoria to several destinations in Sussex, including Brighton, Gatwick Airport, Lewes, Eastbourne, Rye, Hastings, Worthing, Arundel, Haywards Heath and Lewes.
Frequent services to destinations around the country are also offered from the main stations in the county.
From the M25 orbital, a number of roads head south into Sussex. The A27 runs east-west across the south of the county offering access to a number of coastal resorts such as Hastings, Brighton, Worthing, Eastbourne and Chichester. If you prefer the scenic route, a number of B roads along the coast are also on offer.
London Gatwick Airport is in the north of the county and can be reached from central London by road in one hour. There are regular coach services between London Heathrow Airport and Gatwick, and rail services from Gatwick to destinations in Sussex and to central London.