New homes in West Sussex
West Sussex is a county in the South East that shares a boundary with East Sussex, Hampshire and Surrey. The English Channel makes up a large part of its border, while the county meets Kent in the north east. Houses in West Sussex offer plenty of variety, whether you want to be in a seaside town like Littlehampton or Worthing, or somewhere more inland.
From hiking through the South Downs, to visiting Goodwood House and its racecourse, exploring Southwater Country Park or spending time at Chichester harbour, you’ve also got the historical Cissbury Ring and Chanctonbury Ring hill forts to see. Then take the kids to Fishers Farm Park or the South Downs Planetarium, when you choose from our new builds in West Sussex below.
Ryebank Gate - DWHDrove Lane, Yapton, BN18 0EB
- 4 bedroom
- £624,995 to £629,995
Living in West Sussex
As one of the most picturesque parts of the UK, West Sussex is a wonderful place to live. The ideal place to settle down in the South East for enjoying an outdoor lifestyle while retaining links to major towns and cities in the region, our latest offers could help you find your new home in West Sussex. With our Part Exchange scheme, for example, we could remove all the stress out of your move by acting as a guaranteed buyer for your current home. You might even be able to save thousands on estate agent fees too.
Things to see and do in West Sussex
From the peaceful surrounds of the South Downs National Park to the sandy south coast beaches, natural attractions are in plentiful supply across West Sussex. Whether you’re walking the dog or splashing in the sea with your little ones, this part of the country is a haven for hikers and sun-seekers alike.
The South Downs stretch for over 600 square miles, while the Cissbury Ring and Kingley Vale National Nature Reserve are other beautiful spots to visit, as well as Tilgate Park and Devil’s Dyke. From museums and galleries to castles and National Trust sites, there’s something for the whole family to enjoy across West Sussex.
If the pull of the coast is proving too strong to resist, St Peter’s Catholic Primary in seaside town Shoreham could be the ideal school for your kids. Turners Hill CofE Primary is a top option in Crawley, rated as outstanding by Ofsted, while Jessie Younghusband School and Aldingbourne Primary are strong choices in Chichester.
Children in Chichester can move on to Bishop Luffa School or St Philip Howard Catholic High School, which are both outstanding according to the education board. The same goes for Worth School in Crawley and Blackthorns Primary in Haywards Heath.
Transport links in West Sussex
With the M23 motorway starting just south of Crawley, West Sussex has quick and easy access to the M25 and London to the north. The centre of the capital is only 30 miles from Crawley, with trains taking around half an hour. Other parts of the county have excellent links to the capital, including Haywards Heath which offers trains to London Bridge that take just 45 minutes.
There are lots of other train and bus routes you can access across the county, while Gatwick Airport lies in a north-eastern corner of the region. If you have a car, you can also use the A27 to travel along the south coast between places like Worthing, Bognor Regis and Brighton.
The West Sussex property market
From 3 and 4 bedroom semi and detached homes close to Goodwood Motor Circuit on the outskirts of Chichester, to 2 bed coach houses and 4 bed family homes in Haywards Heath, West Sussex has a wide variety of property on offer.
The property market is generally very strong throughout the county, so don’t miss our own offers to help you get moving. Schemes like our Movemaker initiative could save you thousands on estate agent fees if you have a home to sell as part of your move; give us a call today to discuss your needs.
Help to Buy West Sussex
In West 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.