Priced out of the Brighton Property market, we take a look at 3 more affordable locations options where you can commute to the city from
If you've been priced out of the Brighton Property Market here are 3 locations to consider where you can commute to the city from.
Burgess Hill is a West Sussex town which is situated on the edge of the Southdowns. This location offers lots of green space, and the area does have quite a few good and outstanding Ofsted rated schools. The town centre has a selection of chain shops, restaurants and cafes. However, the high street offerings should definitely improve with the eagerly anticipated £65 million redevelopments by New River of the Martlets shopping centre. It is well located, and it's actually a good location if you want to commute to either Brighton or London, and it's also close to Gatwick airport. Prices here are still very competitive. According to Zoopla the average price for a flat is £262,514 and terrace house £294,429. Whereas in Brighton the average flat would cost you £291,206 and terrace house £458,589. Brighton's fastest train journey takes just 11 minutes, Gatwick Airport from 13 minutes and London Victoria from 46 minutes.
If you're looking to remain near the sea, escape Brighton's hustle and bustle but be close enough to enjoy all the City has to offer then Shoreham is a good choice. It is a quiet town with a pleasant town centre, beach and it also offers picturesque views along the River Adur from the towns ferry bridge which you can walk across. The average flat will cost you £265,904 and terrace house £367,466, and the commute from Shoreham to Brighton takes from as little as 12 minutes by train.
Worthing is another seaside location to consider, and if you're looking to get a better selection of housing for your money, then Worthing is a good bet. It has also been deemed the most popular place in the South of England by Real Homes who also say that the area has seen a 62% increase in demand for housing. This West Sussex town offers good schools, a very scenic seafront where you can enjoy long walks and cycling. The town also offers lots of green space. This location has a good selection of bars, cafes and restaurants. Worthing also has some regeneration projects in the pipeline, which will further enhance the area. The average flat in Worthing will cost you £210,142 and terrace house £294,250. Worthing's commute to Brighton takes from 22 minutes with an average train journey time taking 24 minutes.
Commuter towns within an hour of London where property prices are below the National average
Locations in the countryside, where you can still buy a house for below the national average price
Seaside locations where houses are priced from below £245,000. Plus seaside locations, where property is priced at a premium.
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