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House Removals East Sussex
East Sussex is bequeathed with rolling countryside dotted with medieval villages. The rural hills give way to a long coastline, home to many favourite seaside towns. The minute the sun is out, this corner of England comes under attack from swarms of visitors but, for the rest of the time, locals can enjoy their own slice of beach and countryside enchantment.
It is not hard to see why East Sussex is so popular. Understandably the bohemian city Brighton is a favourite, particularly amongst students and shoppers. The cobbled medieval streets of Rye provide a welcome escape, as does the seaside town of Eastbourne, with routes over Seven Sisters and Beachy Head providing hours of blissful walking. Wherever you are in East Sussex, chances are you will not be far from the beautiful South Downs, allowing horse riders, walkers and cyclists the chance to escape.
Whichever corner of East Sussex you are moving to, the Britannia Beckwith office located in Newhaven is ideally situated to help with your move. The team will help create a bespoke moving package tailored to your specific needs. We can also provide a variety of storage solutions.
Moving to East Sussex
Surprisingly, the majority of house sales that take place in East Sussex are for flats (on average these sell for £214,430). Detached family properties are, on average, fetching around £439, 187 and terraced properties have averaged at £299,701.
East Sussex, with an overall average price of £305,407, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Kent (£309,102), but was cheaper than West Sussex (£329,515) and Surrey (£483,695). The most expensive area within East Sussex was Hartfield (£718,214) and the cheapest was St Leonards Green (£149,001).
Famous Faces of East Sussex
East Sussex has been graced by the presence of famous authors, athletes and singers. Perhaps the most famous residents of Brighton, Fatboy Slim and his wife Zoe Ball have a property on the south coast. Another individual famous in the music world is none other than Baby Spice (Emma Bunton) who was born in Hastings.
It seems that East Sussex is also an excellent place to call home. Dr Who actor Tom Baker and retired boxer Chris Eubank both call the county home; Tom has a property in Rye whereas Chris lives in Hove. Furthermore, Jungle Book author Rudyard Kipling spend most of his life living in Rottingdean.
Things To Do in East Sussex
East Sussex is rich in history and Battle is a great place to start. Battle Abbey is a Benedictine abbey complex said to be the scene of the Battle of Hastings in 1066. Not far away from Battle, in Hastings, is the East and West Cliff Railways. The funicular railways take visitors high above Hastings. Also accessible from this point is Smugglers Adventure. This interactive exhibit allows individuals to walk the same cave passages as pirates and bandits who smuggled goods on the south coast 200 years ago.
Other popular attractions include Drusillas Park, Bodiam Castle and Bateman’s, Rudyard Kipling’s Jacobean house.