Are you thinking of switching out the grey streets and city skylines for luscious green lawns and far-reaching views? Looking for a taste of rural life, while still living within an easily commutable distance of the big city? Chichester could be just the place for you. 

Based along the beautiful Sussex coast, Chichester is a wonderful, historic town with plenty to offer. With a pleasant community feel, plenty to see and do and within close proximity of some of the most charming countryside, there’s something for everybody to enjoy. 

The delightful Chichester Harbour has now been designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the incredible valleys and woodlands of the South Downs National Park are just a short drive away.

Escape The Hustle and Bustle | The  Perks Of Leaving The Big Smoke

While city life does suit some people perfectly, the constant hustle and bustle among big crowds can often grow tiring. Particularly over the last year, many of us have realised we don’t need to be living in the middle of The Capital in order to get our work done. Discovering the flexibility of remote working is perhaps one of the only positives to have come out of this particularly difficult year, meaning many professionals are now looking to move away from the big city. 

There are many perks of relocating to a more rural town such as Chichester without needing to completely isolate yourself, including: 

  • A More Affordable Lifestyle

While Sussex properties may still hold reasonable price tags when compared to other more northern areas, moving out of London and down to the South Coast will still provide a more cost-effective lifestyle while still being within an easy commute of the big city when it’s required.

  • Enjoy A Slower Pace Of Life

Living in a smaller town, even one like Chichester which still has plenty to offer, can simply allow you to live a slower pace of life. No more tackling the busy commute, hopping from tube to tube. Roads are less chock-full of traffic. You’ll be spending less time on your daily commute and have more free time to take a step back and enjoy exploring the local area, taking up hobbies, visiting the beach or enjoying the time any other way you’d like.

  • More Gardens and Greenery 

Trade those tower blocks and modern apartments for large gardens, far-reaching views and spacious parks and countryside right on your doorstep. There is such a wide range of beautiful properties available in the Chichester area, not only will you find that your money goes further but you’ll be able to enjoy a breath of fresh air and surround yourself in greenery while doing so. 

A Range Of Properties To Choose From 

Here are just a few of the incredible properties we are currently advertising: 

The Pottery – 

This Grade II listed barn conversion has been sympathetically and skilfully updated by the current owners. With a contemporary fitted kitchen, a Jack and Jill ground food bathroom and a stunning landscaped rear garden, it’s the perfect home for those looking for a rural retreat.

Tollhouse Close – 

Located near the city centre, this large three-bedroom apartment has split-level, south-facing accommodation and benefits from a spacious, sun-lit private south facing terrace which can be accessed directly from the property. 

Parklands Road – 

This stunning home offers modern, spacious accommodation ideal for family life, with a large contemporary kitchen with a bespoke island and stunning range cooker. Each room offers generous proportions, ideally suited for daily life. With mature gardens, a large driveway and a garage, there’s plenty for everybody here.

Spens Cottage – 

This charming two bedroom period cottage has plenty of original features to offer, from the wooden beams to the beautiful brick built fireplace. Skillfully and sympathetically extended, this is a beautiful home set in the heart of a lovely, popular village.  

Contact A Reputable Estate Agent 

While moving out of the city is exciting, it’s important to make the right move to transition smoothly into your new life. Working alongside an experienced estate agent, such as ourselves here at Hancock & Partners, can help to make the process simpler.

If you’re looking for a property in our local area, get in touch with a member of our team. We have a variety of properties on our database and will endeavour to help you to find your dream home to complete your escape to the country.