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House Removals Peacehaven
Peacehaven sits at the top of chalk cliffs, overlooking the English Channel. Although just 20 minutes East of Brighton, it has a gentler pace of life. Peacehaven has a few independent local shops including a haberdashery, angling supplies store and a couple of charity shops. For your day to day amenities, the town has you covered. However, if you fancy a splurge, it is just a short trip into Brighton.
Peacehaven has beautiful countryside, graced by the South Downs. The area is perfect for those who love to walk, cycle, or walk their dogs. The coast can be enjoyed with walks along the top of the white cliffs.
Moving to Peacehaven
What many first notice about properties in Peacehaven is the plethora of pre-war bungalows. However, as the town has developed, the variety in property has escalated. Being relatively quiet and outside of Brighton, 3-bedroom family properties are (on average) going for around £272,000. For those wanting to get their foot on the property ladder, flats and small starter homes are selling anywhere in the region between £145,000 and £260,000.
Those moving to Peacehaven will want a stress-free move. With the Beckwith office located just a 10-minute drive away, Britannia can help with the entire moving process, and even place some of your belongings in short or long term storage.
Schools in Peacehaven
Peacehaven has one secondary school, Peacehaven Community School. It is a mixed secondary school for 11 to 16 year olds. It opened in 2001 following a 40-year campaign by the local community for a secondary school; before this there was no secondary establishment in the town.
The town has two primary schools: Peacehaven Heights Primary and Meridian Primary School.
Transport Links in Peacehaven
The A259 is the main artery connecting Peacehaven to neighboring Brighton. However, at weekends or rush hour, it is best to ditch the car and use public transport as much as possible as the traffic can be diabolical.
There are a handful of bus routes serving Peacehaven, with the 12 and N12 providing access to Brighton. Route 14 is also a handy bus, shuttling between Peacehaven and Brighton train station. Other surrounding areas are also easily accessible by the local bus routes, including Eastbourne.
Peacehaven does not have a train station. Many commuters travel from Newhaven Town railway station, however, it does not have a car park. Trains from Newhaven Town run to London Victoria every half an hour, with 1 change in Lewes. Journey time is 1 hour 25 minutes.
You can also hop on trains from Newhaven to Brighton, with journey time around 25 minutes.