New Homes in East Sussex
Nestled on the South East coast along the English Channel, East Sussex shares a border with Kent and West Sussex, and meets Surrey in the north. From popular seaside spots like Eastbourne and Bexhill-on-Sea to inland spots such as Hailsham and Uckfield, houses in East Sussex cater for a variety of tastes.
Whether you’re exploring the Weald or hiking through the South Downs, other natural attractions include the iconic Seven Sisters white chalk cliffs, Ashdown Forest and beaches like Camber Sands. Visit Eastbourne Pier and Bewl Water, when you pick from our developments in East Sussex below.
Live the East Sussex life
From natural draws which include beaches, beauty spots and endless miles of open countryside, to a selection of vibrant seaside towns, quaint fishing villages and peaceful spots inland, buying a house in East Sussex could be a no-brainer. Especially when you take advantage of one of our latest offers, with perks such as the government’s Help to Buy scheme allows you to place just 5% as a deposit.
Things to see and do in East Sussex
With around 50 miles of spectacular coastline to explore, East Sussex is famous for the Seven Sisters cliffs which rise up out of the sea to provide postcard-worthy views. Don’t get too close to the edge on your clifftop walk through the National Trust’s Birling Gap, as you head east to famous Beachy Head or west to Seaford Head.
From coastal nature reserves to beaches like Camber Sands, Eastbourne Beach and Bexhill Beach, you can also explore spots like the High Weald, Bedgebury Forest and Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest. Tick the county’s array of castles off your to-do list, visit the local museums and galleries, and take the kids to Treasure Island Adventure Park for a fun-filled day out.
It can’t be no work and all play, so you’ll be interested to know there are plenty of excellent schools across East Sussex. Roselands Infants’ School in Eastbourne is one of the best options for younger children, rated as outstanding by Ofsted. Ark Blacklands Primary and Robsack Wood Primary are two outstanding choices in the Hastings area, while Peacehaven has a a number of good schools, including Saltdean Primary and Harbour Primary and Nursery School.
If you live in Peacehaven, your kids could continue on to the outstanding High Cliff Academy, while Peacehaven Community School is another good local option. There are a number of good options in the Eastbourne area, including Ratton School and Gildredge House, which is an all-through mixed school which caters for children aged between four and 19.
East Sussex transport links
A number of A roads connect different parts of East Sussex with each other, while the county is served by several train routes, including those heading to Brighton, London and Gatwick Airport. There are plenty of local buses you can use to get around, while the council also offers community transportation to those who are unable to access regular services.
The East Sussex property scene
East Sussex has a thriving property market, with average prices soaring thanks to local hotspots like Eastbourne and Brighton, and rising faster than the rest of the UK in places. This is helped by an array of houses which offer fast access to the seaside, including the 3 and 4 bedroom town houses you can find in Peacehaven just a mile from the Promenade and beach.
Whether that sounds like the area for you, or you’d rather snap up a 2, 3 or even 4 bedroom home on the outskirts of Eastbourne, ensure you get the best deal possible on your new home by checking our latest offers. Our advisers can guide you through schemes like our Part Exchange, which could save you a lot of time and money.
Help to Buy East Sussex
In East Sussex you can take advantage of Help to Buy South East if you are a first time buyer. Take a look at the Help to Buy South East page to find out how the scheme works and how it can help you move.