Idyllic places to buy properties in Sussex

This week we are in the southern county of Sussex, locate in the south east of the country, with Hampshire to the west, Surrey to the north, Kent to the north-east and is also located on the English Channel to the north with an entirely coastal south.

The county has the chalk hills of the south downs along with many areas of outstanding natural beauty, making both East and West Sussex beautiful as well as a practical place to live and perfect for those looking to commute to either London or Brighton.



Located in East Sussex, Sedlescombe is located in an area of natural beauty with the parish is located in the High Weald Area which is also known as an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village is located just six miles north of Hastings and has a population of 1,476 as noted in the 2011 census. The village itself is lined with period houses, a shop, pub and a doctor’s surgery.



Hurstpierpoint is located in the South Downs, located in an area full of beauty and just an hour away from London Victoria. The village is located just four miles south west of Burgess hill and together with its neighbour Sayers Common the parish has a population of 6,264. The village has a number of small independent shops including a fishmonger and greengrocer, along with pubs, restaurants, a dentist, doctor’s surgery and a number of excellent schools so is the perfect location if you are looking to move with children.



Lindfield is located in Sussex and is known for having the finest village street as well as winning an award for best kept village in Sussex. The village is located in West Sussex and stands on the banks of the River Ouse. The population is 5,394 as recorded in the 2001 census. It is located close to both the area of natural beauty of High Weald and Haywards Heath. It also has the attraction of being located on the London to Brighton railway line, meaning it is a great place to live if you are considering commuting for work. Many people choose to live in such places and still work in London, giving them the benefit of a wonderful, picturesque country home life but still all the attractive benefits of working in the city. Linfield has a rich social calendar, mostly centred around sports, such as a Football club as well has being home to the Lindfield bowls club which is the oldest lawn bowling clubs in Sussex which was established in 1903.

Sussex is located on the south coast of the UK and provides a mixture between town, city and village life, with areas of natural beauty making it a stunningly beautiful place to live. A flat or maisonette in the area sells on average for £167,932. A terraced property usually sells for around £248,837 while a semi-detached property sells for £304,723. A detached property will sell on average for £472,601.