Beautiful views of the South Downs, outstanding schools, mainline access to London, Brighton, Barnham, and Gatwick and Heathrow airports… Billingshurst sounds like the dream location.
Billingshurst and its surrounding villages are the perfect place for commuters who want ease of access to London along with the country life. This charming village lies on the Wey and Arun Canal with its older buildings – including St Mary’s Church – believed to date back to the 12th century. In the heart of the village 16th century former coaching inns can be found, including The Kings Arms, The Kings Head and The Six Bells all of which offer a warm welcome and great beer.
Both pretty period properties and stylish contemporary houses establish the street character of the village centre and residential streets. Though a village, Billingshurst has everything you might need, with shops, cafes, and other amenities on par with a small town. There is a leisure centre with a swimming pool and gym, a library, and a community centre that hosts many events, clubs, and societies.
There are several well-regarded local schools, including Billingshurst Primary School, The Weald Secondary School and Sixth Form, Christ’s Hospital as well as other private schools in the nearby area which make this a great location for young families.
Venture further afield and you’ll discover attractive and thriving villages including Wisborough Green and the prestigious town of Petworth with the magnificent Petworth House and parklands, carefully managed by The National Trust.
The main postal districts we cover in Billingshurst include RH14, RH20, RH12, RH13. If you’re looking for some inspiration for where to move to in Billingshurst, below are some of our favourite areas.
East Street is a long stretch of road connecting the centre of the village to the north-eastern border. This area offers an abundance of gorgeous semi-detached and detached family homes, including characterful barn conversions and cottages, and more modern terraced homes.
Stane Street is another popular area of Billingshurst. It’s in a prime location, with easy access to the High Street and train station. Property here consists of a variety of offerings, including converted mansions for luxury apartments, cosy bungalows, and characterful cottages.
Hammond’s Place is a small new build development on the north-east side of Billingshurst village. The estate consists of outstanding luxury homes, with 2-, 3- and 4- bedroom properties available. The development gives easy access to the Sussex countryside being on the outskirts of the village, with plenty of walking routes right on the doorstep.
Wisborough Green is a small village just west of Billingshurst. It’s perfect for people looking for even more of a quieter way of life than even Billingshurst might offer. Even so, the village has plenty of events throughout the year and a real community spirit.
Wisborough Green has a large village green, a good primary school, handy shop and a few traditional pubs. There’s a mix of modern and period properties, including listed buildings and barn conversions.
Ifold is a quiet hamlet north-west of Billingshurst. The area offers gorgeous family homes, with detached chalets and spacious properties. The benefit of this area is that homes typically come with a lot of outside space, perfect for growing families.
Moving to Billingshurst? Contact our Billingshurst branch to see how we can help you buy or sell property in the area.
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This information is a guide only, and not intended to be a timetable! Times shown are at peak times. Please check for exact times. Source: www.thetrainline.com
Schools rated as 'good' or 'outstanding', within 3 miles of the centre of Billingshurst include:
This schools information is intended as a guide only and is subject to change.
Please check www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk or http://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/ for more detailed assessments.
We have some great clubs and societies here in Billingshurst.
Here is a selection. If we have missed yours please email us