Located in amongst the New Forest, South Downs National Park, North Wessex Downs, English Channel and the City of London, Hampshire offers a quality and variety of life that is hard to beat.
Moving to Hampshire
From countryside to coast, Hampshire boasts charming towns, cities, and villages with a variety of modern and traditional homes.
Between the wealth of green space, Hampshire has its own vibrant culture and history that competes with the best that Britain has to offer. Between historical market towns, iconic port cities and world-renowned universities, this county has plenty on its doorstep.
Fleet, for example, is in Hampshire’s Hart district, the “Best Place to Live in the UK’’ according to the annual Halifax Quality of Life Survey.
Living in Hampshire
Across Hampshire you will find a wide range of property to indulge in. From Georgian town houses with period features throughout the towns of Winchester and Wickham, to quaint cottages in the villages of Buriton and Selbourne. Those looking for modernity will find finely tuned, new build apartments in Southampton, as well as a host of new build developments in the surrounding suburbs.
Currently, the average property price in Hampshire is around £365,000. While areas like Winchester can quickly exceed the average, areas near to Southampton and Portsmouth still provide affordable options to suit every budget.
Whilst the deepest parts of the New Forest would be a challenging commute, those working remotely or looking for the true countryside experience, will fall in love with the quaint and beautiful Hampshire landscape.
Those looking to relocate from city life and London, but are looking maintain a healthy commute, will see northern Hampshire as a fantastic option. The town of Fleet is under an hour from Central London by rail, whilst keeping the open green spaces on its doorstep.
In terms of connections, the M3 cuts through the county and offers quick road links to the rest of the country. Additionally, Southampton’s international airport is handily placed, as well as the ports for channel crossing to Europe.