Best seaside towns in Sussex and Hampshire

Moving to the south coast and buying a home with sea views in Sussex or Hampshire is the dream of many. The thought of upping sticks and being within a stone’s throw of the seaside is the ultimate goal, especially when it comes with a chilled out and relaxed lifestyle.

Cubitt & West has houses for sale by the sea in East Sussex, West Sussex and Hampshire and can make that dream a reality – sign up for property alerts or get in touch for more information and to arrange a valuation.

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Best seaside towns in Sussex

From arcades and fresh fish and chips to surfing and long walks along the pebbles, the stretch of south coast is home to some brilliant seaside towns with fantastic coastal properties for sale.

There are many draws to the south coast – good schools, a rich history, water-sports, shopping, arts and more. What’s more, even the furthest reaches of the county are within commutable reach of London.

So, what are the best seaside towns in Sussex?

Arundel is thought to be the most relaxing place in Britain and a twenty-odd minute drive to Bognor Regis.

Related: Why move to Arundel?

Of course, no list of the best seaside towns in Sussex would be complete without Brighton. Known as London-on-Sea, this super-trendy seaside city has everything on your doorstep – from great bars and restaurants to an abundance of independent shops. With good transport links, Brighton is well-connected to Gatwick airport and London.

If Brighton is out of your price-range, great value can be found further along the Sussex coast in picturesque Shoreham-by-Sea and Worthing. Likewise, Eastbourne has a long-standing reputation for being popular among retirees – and for good reason – it counts itself as one of the sunniest places in the UK.

Best seaside towns in Hampshire

Hart is one of the best places to live in the UK and less than an hour from the New Forest and then a little over an hour to Portsmouth, which is considered by many to be one of the best seaside towns in Hampshire.

There’s also Southampton and Lymington, with their charming marinas and impressive high streets, each boasting some of the best houses for sale on the Hampshire coast.

You’ll find all of the latest coastal properties for sale in East Sussex, West Sussex and Hampshire right here on our website. If you’re looking to move, give us a call on 0800 854 499 or contact us online here for more information or to arrange a valuation. And don’t forget you’re always welcome to pop in to your local branch for advice about moving to the south coast. 

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