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Properties for sale and to let in Crawley

Tod Anstee Hancock offer their full range of property services to people with houses for sale in Crawley, as well as to those looking for houses to rent in Crawley and the surrounding areas. If you would like to speak to one of our estate agents about a potential Crawley property, call Tod Anstee Hancock today on 01243 531111.

Living in Crawley

Crawley is one of the biggest towns and boroughs in West Sussex, sitting midway between the seaside city of Brighton, and the vibrant London centre.

Originally, the town was at the hub of ironworking in the Roman times and developed slowly as a market town from the 13th century. Now, there are 14 residential neighbourhoods spread out from the town’s core, with main roads and railway lines in between.

Close to Gatwick Airport, Crawley is surrounded by rural locations and filled with attractive views, welcoming homes, an array of shops and schools and all the local amenities you need when moving to the area.

On Crawley's eastern side, the town holds the busy M23, connecting London to Brighton. There are also 3 train stations with railway services to and from the large town. This provides people in the area with excellent transport links, making regular commuting to the capital city convenient for Crawley residents.


What to do in Crawley

If you’re thinking of becoming a Crawley resident and wondering about what you can explore in the area, there are dozens of attractions rooted in the town’s rich culture.

Tilgate Park is a wonderful place for a weekend stroll, especially with 162 hectares of wooded parkland abundant with nature that surrounds the grounds. Whether you want to plan a picnic or take the dog for a walk, the park offers three beautiful lakes for you to discover.

Nearby, there is also a golf course, offering one of the best public golf courses in England. So, for any golf enthusiasts, Tilgate Forest is the place to be.

Find sporting and leisure facilities around Crawley, as well as one of the biggest shopping centres in the region, County Mall. Shop till you drop among widely known fashion chains and smaller independent retail stores. There are also plenty of activities to take part in, as Crawley has a bowling alley and multiplex cinema.

Besides the local attractions, the town has beautiful historical sites. For instance, the wonderfully restored Ifield Water Mill or notable Sussex Saxon church, St Nicholas’.

How to get to Crawley from London

Crawley train station has regular services to London Victoria and London Bridge. For commuters going into the city, expect your journey to last around 50 minutes, depending on the station you’re travelling to.

Crawley also has two train stations located on the east and west of the large town: Three Bridges and Ifield. Both operate direct train services to London and into Crawley.

The driving distance between Crawley and London is around 30 miles, taking approximately 49 minutes via the M23. Crawley is also located 32 miles north-east of the county town of Chichester.

Houses for sale in Crawley

Properties in Crawley range from country family homes to contemporary town apartments, suiting those looking for a mix of urban and rural living. As of August 2019, the average property price in Crawley stood at £342,348, with detached housing seeing the highest property average at £481,499.

No matter where you’re potentially buying a property across Crawley’s 14 residential neighbourhoods, Tod Anstee Hancock are here to help you find the perfect home. To start your search, visit our properties for sale and discover Crawley’s flourishing property market.

Houses for rent in Crawley

If buying a property isn’t on your radar right now, renting can be a great way to move to the rural town, without the upfront costs. From houses to flats, renting can provide you with the flexibility to trial a new area and move for work commitments if needs be. Take a look at our properties to rent in Crawley and the surrounding areas.

What is the population of Crawley?

In the 2011 census, the population of Crawley was 106,597. This was made up of around 51% females and 49% males, with the average age of people living in the area at 37.

Are Crawley houses prices falling?

According to Zoopla, the average price for a property in Crawley stood at £342,348 in August 2019: a 0.69% rise since May 2019 and 1.01% rise compared to 12 months ago.

Is Crawley a city?

Crawley is a large town and borough in West Sussex. In 1946, the New Town Act was passed, meaning people and industry moved out of London to several new towns between 20 and 40 miles from the metropolis, including Crawley. As it has a considerably large population, it can often be mistaken as a city, but instead continues to grow as a thriving town.

Tod Anstee Hancock Crawley property management services

Tod Anstee Hancock are a team of trustworthy experts, who have years of experience in the property market, offering management services to landlords across Chichester and West Sussex. Our expert local knowledge and friendly demeanour has allowed us to deliver a diverse selection of houses to potential buyers, providing advice when you need it.

For more information on our services, please call our team on 01243 531111 or contact us online. No matter whether you’re shopping for a Crawley home or looking to put your current property on the market, we are here to help.

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