Arundel is a market town in West Sussex, famed for its beautifully restored medieval castle that dominates the skyline. The town itself is a mix of independent retailers and antiques shops, selling an eclectic mix of goods and is a fantastic place for a rummage. Factor in some fantastic tea rooms and pubs, as well as a plethora of local amenities, and it is not hard to understand why Arundel is a wonderful place to live.
The Britannia Reeves office is located 40 minutes away from Arundel, in Petersfield. They are perfectly located to help with moves throughout Hampshire, Surrey, and West Sussex, as well as destinations further afield.
Moving to Arundel
Being a market town with a castle and antique shops probably indicates to potential buyers that Arundel is going to have some special properties. Barn conversions, country homes, and quaint cottages graces estate agent’s windows. Three bedroom detached homes start at £450,000, rising to £650,000 for four bedrooms. Detached homes near and over the £1 million marker include idyllic country manor houses, regency mansions, and properties with lands and out buildings. Two bedroom terraced homes in Arundel are upwards of £185,000 and flats start at £120,000.
If you would prefer to rent in Arundel, potential residents must be aware that home with three or more bedrooms rarely come on the market. Whether detached, semidetached, or terraced, family sized lets will cost a minimum of £1300 pcm. Two bedroom apartments are upwards of £895 pcm.
Days Out in Arundel
Arundel Castle dominates the town and is undoubtedly the highlight for visitors and tourists. The remodelled and restored medieval castle and gardens have seen the likes of Queen Victoria walk its hallways. Throughout the year there are an array of events, from castle sieges to jousting tournaments, where visitors of all ages can get a feel of what life was like at the castle as far back as 1066.
Arundel Wetland Centre is another popular day out for all the family. Visitors can walk the reserve, take part in pond dipping, and even go on a boat safari to witness creatures great and small, from otters to mandarin ducks.
If you fancy yourself as a bit of a salvage hunter, roaming the streets and alleys of Arundel will take you to numerous vintage and antique shops. Everything under the sun can be found in these Aladdin’s caves and it can be great fun trawling through all the goodies.
Transport Links Arundel
There are a number of local and regional buses serving Arundel, with many of them utilising the A27 which runs from Havant in the west, along to Pevensey in the east. The coast at Littlehampton is just a 15-minute drive, Chichester is 21 minutes away, and Brighton is 45 minutes.
Arundel has its own railway station, with four trains per hour Monday to Saturday. Two services run to London Victoria (1 hour 24 minutes) and two to Bognor Regis (17 minutes). On Sundays, services are reduced to one train in each director per hour.