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House Removals Hove
Brighton’s more tranquil neighbour is Hove. A quick jaunt west up the coast and the beach-front hotels and restaurants give way to gleaming white residential properties, rich with a blend of Georgian and Neo-classical architecture.
Many pair up the city and the town, referring to the area as Brighton and Hove. However, the locations couldn’t be more different. Hove receives the tail end of the bohemian and quirky nature of Brighton, whilst simply being less busy and more laid back.
Moving to Hove
Resplendent with regency townhouses, terracotta mansions and elegant mews, house prices in Hove are pretty much on par with Brighton. The most desirable places to live are Brunswick Square, Adelaide Crescent and Regency Square; pristine and built around communal gardens.
Often referred to as the Malibu of the British south coast, Western Esplanade is the highest value street in Hove, with properties selling for upward of £2million at the cheapest end of the bracket.
A 1-bedroom flat in Hove would set buyers back approximately £205,135. A 2-bedroom house comes in at prices of £386,663 whilst a 3 bed house is an additional £145,000.
Moving to Brighton in particular can be challenging; parking can be an issue with permit restrictions that you are unable to sort out until you move in. However, with an office ideally located in East Sussex, Britannia Beckwith can help with the entire moving process; even road access. We can also help with any storage options you may need.
Eating, Drinking and Shopping in Hove
Hove is a smorgasbord of shopping possibilities, with funky independent retailers nestled next to famous high street brands. Hove’s businesses pride themselves on a warm and welcome personal service. Whether nosing around an interior design shop or jostling for the freshest fodder at an organic greengrocer, the experience will always be a breeze.
Church Road is the perfect location for some post-shopping lunch or a dinner. The road is packed with great cafes and restaurants, perfect for relaxing with a coffee or an evening meal with friends or family.
Hove does have an array of bars and pubs, which are much more sedate than Brighton. However, if a louder night is what you are after, a quick cab into the city centre could be on the cards.
Transport Links in Hove
Hove boasts excellent rail connections, with 5 trains running an hour to neighbouring Brighton and taking only 4 minutes. Trains to London Victoria depart regularly, with 2 fast services an hour, taking just over an hour.
Hove is serviced by a plethora of bus services, with all of the routes encompassing Brighton. Driving and parking in Brighton centre can often be congested but there is an excellent Park & Ride scheme in place at Withdean Sports Complex to allow for seamless and stress-free access to the city centre.
Whizzing east on the A259 will have you in Brighton in 10 minutes, but it is not advised during rush hour or at weekends. Hove is only a 30-minute coastal walk into Brighton which can be a wonderful option on a dry day.