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New homes in Littlehampton

Welcome to Littlehampton

Whether you’re walking along the beach, shopping in the local market or exploring historic sights, the coastal town of Littlehampton has something for the whole family to enjoy. Located in West Sussex, the town is midway between Worthing and Bognor Regis and has good transport links to nearby towns and cities.

A quick history

The history of Littlehampton dates back to Roman times, and by the time of the Domesday Book in the 11th century, the settlement had become a fishing community. The port on the River Arun developed in the 18th century, and later the town became a holiday destination along with its popular neighbour, Bognor Regis. By the 1920s, Littlehampton was thriving as a tourist spot for families and in 1967, the first ever Blue Peter lifeboat was launched in the town.

Business and industry

The Body Shop headquarters are in Littlehampton, while the manufacturing company Dando Drilling is also based in the town. Littlehampton is within commuting distance of Havant and Portsmouth, where employers include Fat Face, IBM UK and Xyratex Technology, while Brighton is home to American Express and the University of Brighton.

Things to do in the area

If you’re moving to Littlehampton with a family in tow, there are lots of great kid-friendly attractions in and around the town including Littlehampton Museum, The Look & Sea! Centre, Mewsbrook Park and Harbour Park. On weekends, Littlehampton Ferry operates river crossings and harbour tours.

On sunny summer days, West Beach is perfect for a relaxing afternoon by the sea, while the pebble and sand East Beach is especially popular with families. East Beach has its own promenade and seafront green and is patrolled by lifeguards in the summer.

If you want to get out and about in the countryside, there are lots of great places to enjoy a hike or cycle ride close to Littlehampton, including Chichester Harbour AONB and the South Downs National Park.

Other attractions in the town include The Windmill Theatre and Cinema, Littlehampton Railway, Brookfield Park and the regular artisan market. Arundel is also nearby, where you’ll find the striking Arundel Castle and Gardens, and the National Trust’s Petworth House and Park, Amberley Museum and Heritage Centre, and Fishbourne Roman Palace are all within driving distance.

Travel and commuting

Littlehampton is located on the A259 and has its own train station with regular services to London, Portsmouth and beyond. Littlehampton is 50 minutes away from Brighton by car or 45 minutes by train, while Portsmouth can be reached in 45 minutes by car or 50 minutes by train, changing once in Ford. London is a two-hour drive away, or one hour 45 minutes by direct train to London Victoria.

When it’s time to go on holiday or travel overseas for business, Southampton Airport is just under one hour away by car. London Gatwick is just 50 minutes away by car or one hour 10 minutes by train, ideal if you don’t want to worry about parking your car at the airport. 

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The Furlongs, Westergate

Hook Lane, Westergate, CHICHESTER, PO20 3TE
  • £ £289,000 To £640,000
  • 2, 3 & 5 bedroom homes
  • 6.6 miles from your search location
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Wychwood Park-DWH

Rocky Lane, Haywards Heath, WEST SUSSEX, RH16 4RW

Wychwood Park in Haywards Heath is going to be an exciting collection of two, three, four and five bedroom homes. This is an ideal setting for families and commuters for so many reasons. The combination of well-known and independent shops in Haywards Heath offer you a great choice and variety when it comes to picking up everyday essentials. The town is also lucky to be a short distance from the south coast and within an hour’s journey of London. Register your interest now and receive updates about our coming soon development due to launch early 2019.

  • 20.9 miles from your search location

One Eight Zero

Bedhampton Hill, Bedhampton, HAVANT, PO9 3JP

<b>SOLD OUT.</b> A glimpse of life at the View, One Eight Zero, luxury homes with the ideal position and panoramic views over Langstone Harbour in Bedhampton. Finished to the highest specification, these homes offer unparalleled style and design and an enviable location with excellent links to London, Petersfield, Chichester and beyond.

  • 21.4 miles from your search location

Causeway Park

The Causeway, Petersfield, HAMPSHIRE, GU31 4LL
  • £ £399,950 To £450,000
  • 2 & 3 bedroom homes
  • 21.4 miles from your search location

St James Place

Chalton Lane, Clanfield, WATERLOOVILLE, PO8 0PP

<b>SOLD OUT</b> Whether you need a flexible family home or you are looking to downsize without compromise, our last two 4 bedroom home at St James Place offer you open-plan living spaces, designed with accessibility in mind. Enjoy semi-rural living in a vibrant village setting, set against the picturesque backdrop of the South Downs. Close to Petersfield, with excellent transport link.

  • 22 miles from your search location

Heathwood Park

Langmore Lane, Lindfield, HAYWARDS HEATH, RH16 2BD
  • £ £489,995 To £829,995
  • 4 & 5 bedroom homes
  • 22.5 miles from your search location

Berewood Heath

Grainger Street, Waterlooville, HAMPSHIRE, PO7 3BE
  • £ £295,000 To £484,950
  • 2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes
  • 22.7 miles from your search location

Heritage Quarter

Louisburg Avenue, Bordon, HAMPSHIRE, GU35 0NE
  • £ £320,000 To £380,000
  • 2 & 3 bedroom homes
  • 25 miles from your search location

Oakhill Gardens

Gravel Hill, Swanmore, SOUTHAMPTON, SO32 2UN
  • £ £489,000 To £775,000
  • 4 & 5 bedroom homes
  • 29.4 miles from your search location
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