If you’re considering moving and are looking for a property in Sussex or already live in the area and are looking for a new place to live, using a Property Finder in Sussex could prove to be incredibly advantageous.
From the bright lights and sea breeze in Brighton to the calm and peace found deep in The Weald, we can help find the perfect property in an ideal location. We source and acquire all types of properties for private clients – whether you’re seeking a family house, a holiday home, are downsizing or relocating to the area we can help.
If you’re considering moving from London to Sussex, and are planning to commute into the city, we can guide your search to find the best place to live.
Sussex Property Buying Agent
Sussex Buying Agent Jennie Cole conducts searches on the behalf of private clients, sourcing exquisite properties across this beautiful part of the South East of England.
During her time working in the area, Jennie has built an invaluable network of contacts. This often allows her exclusive access to properties before they come to market, and gives her clients a head start against the competition, or access to properties that are being sold discretely and are entirely off market.
Jennie’s determination and persistence are of a great benefit to her clients, taking time to understand the search requirements before sourcing suitable options for consideration. Once found, Jennie works hard, conducting thorough due diligence and negotiating the best possible deal.
From her time working as a selling agent, Jennie recognises the frustrations faced by unrepresented buyers and since having switched roles to now act only in the interest of her clients, the buyers, Jennie seeks to remove any stress from the process of finding and buying a home.
With an established network of contacts, a property finder can gain access to exclusive opportunities in Sussex
To learn more about our services and to discuss your search for property in Sussex, without obligation, please do get in touch.
Towns and villages in West Sussex
West Sussex has many charming towns and villages. The town of Billinghurst and the village in surrounding are a favoured area to live, our clients often specify this particular patch.
Billinghurst has a wide range of shops, an established secondary school, The Weald, and a direct train service into London Victoria.
The village of Wisborough Green has a cricket green, primary school, church, pubs, village store and Post Office, it is a quintessentially English village and has a very active community.
North of Wisborough Green is the picturesque village of Plaistow, which has again has a useful array of amenities including a village shop and pub, a local school and a pretty duck pond next to the village hall.
Families move to this area for the easy access to many good schools nearby independents, such as Christ’s Hospital, Cranleigh, Charterhouse, Farlington, St Catherine’s and Pennthorpe, are all within easy reach.
West Sussex offers the ability to take part in many recreational activities without having to travel very far. There are many golf clubs in the area, polo at Midhurst, racing at Goodwood and Fontwell Park, sailing at Chichester and even flying at Goodwood.
There are many pretty villages in Sussex to consider when planning a move to the area. We can help you decide the best village to suit your lifestyle.
Petworth is a small town in the South Downs not far from Midhurst, it has a good selection of local shops and restaurants, Petworth is primarily famed for its antique dealers.
Period property in the area is popular, Petworth is one corner of The South Down’s ‘Golden Triangle’ the other two points are Midhurst and Haslemere. Properties in the villages within this area such as Lodsworth and Lickfold are highly sought after.
Families are drawn to the area for the local schools, in Petworth Seaford College is highly rated. Nearby Pulborough has a mainline station which offers regular services to Gatwick Airport and London Victoria.
Property in Midhurst
Located in the South Downs, the market town of Midhurst is a popular place to live, as our the villages in the surrounding area.
Midhurst offers a wide range of shops in its town centre, there are also several popular public houses. The town has good schools including Midhurst Rother College. Just outside of the town is Cowdray Park where you can find the Polo Club, Golf Club and Farm Shop.
Some residents drive to nearby Haslemere which provides a main line station and a direct train into London Waterloo in under an hour.
Many choose to live in Midhurst or nearby village such as Easebourne to enjoy the surrounding South Downs which are ideal for both walking and riding, whilst still being close to London and also having easy access to the coast.
If you’re planning a move to Sussex our local property finders can help you find your ideal home
Sussex Coastal Property
Chichester is the only city in West Sussex, it is a main hub for the surrounding towns and villages. The city centre offers a wide range of shops, well-known brands and long established independents, restaurants and wine bars. Well regarded and independent, The Prebendal School is in the centre of the city.
Chichester Harbour, is a large natural harbour south west of the city centre, located on the Solent and is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The area is popular with sailing enthusiasts with several sailing clubs in the area at Dell Quay, Itchenor and Chichester Marina.
The Goodwood Estate, to the north of Chichester, provides a Golf and Country Club and world renowned horseracing and motoring events.
Trains from Chichester run regularly into London Victoria and take an hour and a half. There is also a direct train to Gatwick airport that takes an hour; driving takes a similar length of time.
In Chichester there are many period properties, the area of Summersdale and roads there, such as The Avenue, are sought after places to live. Houses located within the Pallants are desirable, as are properties near to Priory Park. Just outside of the city, villages surrounding Chichester, such as the harbour village of Bosham, are popular with our clients.
Nearby, East and West Wittering, often referred to as the Witterings, are favoured by our private clients. The area boasts beautiful beaches, highly rated schools, shops, boatyards and moorings.
The pretty villages and stunning sandy beaches of the South Hams region make it an extremely popular location and an ideal place to buy a home.
Villages in East Sussex
Between Eastbourne and Brighton are several sought after places to live, including Lewes, the county town of East Sussex. Property in Lewes is predominately made up of listed Georgian buildings, meaning the regency style is well preserved.
Villages surrounding Lewes such as Kingston and East Chiltington are popular places to live benefitting from their proximity to the amenities in Lewes and also The South Downs National Park. Nearby, the villages of Plumpton and Cooksbridge both offer a direct train service into London in around an hour.
Further east within the South Downs are picturesque, historic villages such as Alfriston. Alfriston has a well-regarded pre-school, several independent shops, restaurants and pubs. The Cuckmere River runs through the outskirts of the village.
Property in Brighton
Brighton is a coastal city famed for its glamour, the Royal Pavilion, sandy beaches, the pier and marina – the city also has an array of shops.
Property in the Brighton and Hove area ranges from Grade I listed townhouses, such as those found in the Georgian estate of Brunswick Town, to seafront newly built apartments.
Brighton has many green spaces including Queen’s Park, which has tennis courts, a playground and cafe, and the South Downs National Park is to the north of Brighton and Hove.
The Goodwood Estate, to the north of Chichester, provides a Golf and Country Club and world-renowned horseracing and motoring events.
The town of Hove is often included when referring to Brighton due to their proximity to one another, Hove is located immediately west of the larger city of Brighton. The direct train from Hove to London Victoria takes just over an hour.
Hove offers some exquisite property, such as those on Western Esplanade, which is a private road situated on the beach front close to Hove Lagoon.
The area offers some excellent schools, including primaries such as St Luke’s, and others including Roedean School, Brighton College, Hurstpierpoint College, Burgess Hill School for Girls and Steyning Grammar School. The city also has two universities, the University of Sussex and Brighton University.
East Sussex Property
Covering parts of East Sussex is the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, there are many villages within the High Weald that are highly desirable places to live.
Our private clients looking in East Sussex often include the market town of Wadhurst in the places they’d like to live, and it’s easy to see why. The town has a traditional butchers and bakers, a café and several established pubs. Trains from Wadhurst to London Bridge take around an hour and there is a wide array of property types, from 15th century cottages to large Georgian mansions.
There are many well-regarded schools in the area, including Wadhurst Primary, Sacred Heart School and Uplands Community College in Wadhurst itself. Nearby schools include Bricklehurst Manor at Stonegate, Mayfield Girls School in Mayfield and Marlborough House and St Ronan’s at Hawkhurst.
Villages such as Bells Yew Green and Frant are also popular with our clients looking in the Weald. Bells Yew Green has a village shop, public house and also has Frant mainline station which offers regular services to London.
There are many secluded properties tucked away in The Weald, large period properties surrounded by their own land.
Whether you’re looking for a family home with leisure facilities, a house with equestrian facilities or even a smallholding with acres of arable land, this area is likely to have the perfect property to match your requirements.