New Homes in Chichester
Live the Life
Located in West Sussex, the historic city of Chichester offers great shopping, interesting culture and lively restaurants.
With 2,000 years of history, the city is full of character. The 900 year old cathedral stands in the centre of the city and has fantastic architecture, such as its particularly striking Victorian spire.
To learn more about the city’s past, visit Chichester Museum which is built above the remains of the Roman bath house. Here you will find ancient artefacts and hands-on interactive exhibitions.
There are plenty of cultural attractions in Chichester too, such as the award winning Pallant House Gallery. This showcases some great collections of 20th Century British art.
Shoppers will also have plenty of choice in Chichester with a good mixture of high street brands and independent boutiques. The nearby market town of Petworth in the South is an antique hunters dream with several shops selling unique finds.
Coast and Countryside
A huge advantage of buying a new home in Chichester is that not only do you have a lively city on your doorstep, but also a gorgeous coastline and countryside.
You can visit great sandy stretches such as Selsey beach which is good for families, and Witterings, a truly unspoilt spot.
Going north of the city will take you to the rolling hills and gorgeous landscapes of the South Downs National Park. This is the perfect place to take some time out and enjoy the great outdoors.
Studying in Chichester
Families will find a number of educational facilities throughout the Chichester area.
For younger children primary schools including Bosham Primary, Fishbourne C of E Primary and Jessie Younghusband Primary are all higher ranked schools. Higher ranked secondary schools include, Bishop Luffa Church of England School, The St Philip Howard Catholic High School and Lavant House.
Those looking for higher education establishments will find a number of courses available at the University of Chichester.
Chichester Transport Links
Get to Chichester by taking the M27 and A27 coast road which links Sussex, Kent and Hampshire.
The A24 and A29 connect mid-Sussex and London to Chichester, while the A3 links Chichester and the surrounding area to the M25 and London.
There are regular rail services from London via Gatwick Airport which take just over 90 minutes, while there are also coastal services from Portsmouth and Brighton.
The three closest airports to Chichester are Southampton International which is 35 miles away, Gatwick, which is 38 miles away and Heathrow which is 57 miles away.