New homes in Henfield
With Crawley and Gatwick Airport just 15 miles north, Central London is only 45 miles away too. Whether you’re heading into the capital, down to the seaside or into the surrounding countryside, don’t miss our new homes closest to Henfield below.
Live the LifeIf you’re looking for a new house in a rural village within easy reach of Brighton, London and Chichester, Henfield could be the perfect place for you to set up home. Combining pretty, historic architecture with a modern village hall and grassy common area, Henfield is a quaint West Sussex village with lots to see and do in the local area.
Things to see and do
Henfield is located in the West Sussex countryside, so there are plenty of opportunities to get out and about in the great outdoors, from nature trails starting at Woods Mill to the impressive flower displays and sculptures at Sussex Prairies Garden. South Downs National Park and High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty are only a short drive away, ideal for longer hikes and bike rides.
If you’re moving to the area with a family, there are lots of child-friendly days out in the local area including Washbrooks Family Farm in Hassocks, Huxleys Birds of Prey Centre, and Southwater Country Park in Horsham.
For keep-fit fans, Henfield has its own leisure centre and cricket club, while Horton Golf Club and Singing Hills Golf Course are close by. If you want a day-trip to Brighton, there’s lots to see and do including arcade games on the Pier, shopping in the Lanes and panoramic views from British Airways i360.
There are a number of ‘outstanding’ schools in and around Henfield including Ashurst CofE Primary School, Upper Beeding Primary School, St Lawrence CofE Primary School, The Gattons Infant School, Hassocks Infant School and St Paul’s Catholic College.
If you’re looking for an independent education for your children, private schools nearby include The Towers Convent School and Burgess Hill Girls. For further and higher education, Lancing College, Hurstpierpoint College and the University of Brighton are all within commuting distance of Henfield.
Getting to Henfield
Henfield is located near the A2037 and A281, and although the village doesn’t have a train station, there are regular buses to neighbouring towns and cities.
From Brighton, the journey to Henfield takes 30 minutes by either car or bus, while the journey from Worthing takes 35 minutes. Henfield is one hour 15 minutes away from Portsmouth by car, and one hour 45 minutes from London. You can get to the capital by bus and train in one hour 20 minutes, with one change at Burgess Hill.
If you’re going abroad, Henfield is only a 30-minute drive away from London Gatwick Airport. You can also catch the Gatwick Express train service from Burgess Hill or Hassocks stations.