The beach, vibrant nightlife and fabulous Regency architecture means Brighton offers an enviable lifestyle. Brighton has always stood out, has always stood up for something different and the people of the area are proud of this – citing the diverse cultural landscape as just one of the reasons why.
Overview: Its got the beach, brilliant shopping, restaurants and nightlife, and some fabulous Regency architecture. No wonder that a recent survey it found that the residents of this south coast city are they proudest in the UK of where they live.
How much will it cost me? An average property is around £326,793, up 2.2 per cent in the last year. There’s been a big climb in 2013 and it has stayed solid ever since. A lot of people who work in London commute to Brighton everyday as it’s only an hour by train.
The young – and young at heart – will want to live in the heart of the city, Kemp Town, the fun, cosmopolitan and vibrant gay capital of the city, fantastic bars, clubs, shops and restaurants and an urban village vibe. It is estimated that a two bedroom flat would cost, on average, between £350,000 and £400,000. As well as its amenity we believe people flock to Brighton for its ethos. The city does not judge and you can be who you want to be without people looking down on you and that’s why people love Brighton so much. There’s actors, artists, business suits, a massive student population and everyone just gets on with it, which is great.
For families the steadier pace of life in Hove tends to be more appealing as it has prime areas for different budgets. Young families could pay £400,000 to £500,000 for a two to three bedroom terrace in the Poet’s Corner area, those with more to spend look at the 1930s semis around Newchurch Road, priced at between £550,000 and £750,000, while the top address is Hove Park, where homes range from £750,000 and around £2m.
Hove is not as busy as Brighton and is very family friendly. There are good schools and parks and it has got a station for getting to London which is very handy to have close by.
Brighton and Hove has something for everyone, that’s why we and everyone who lives there thinks it’s the best place to live.
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