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Estate Agents in Havant

Situated between Chichester and Portsmouth on the south coast, Havant is a thriving market town that is known for its Georgian properties and charming winding roads, known as ‘twittens’. Much of Havant is a conservation area, with thoroughfares which date back to Roman times, but the town is studded with modern properties as well. Nexa, estate agents in Havant, love this town for its close proximity to nearby cities and for its wonderfully relaxed atmosphere.

Natural Attractions

One of the most popular natural attractions in Havant is Staunton Country Park. It’s a great place for families looking for a memorable day out, boasting a vast greenhouse packed with exotic plants, a maze and an Ornamental Farm. The 13-mile Staunton Way walk in the South Downs National Park is a wonderful way to get out into nature, while the Farlington Marshes follows the coast and is a wonderful nature reserve filled with lagoons and pools. This part of the Southern coast offers extensive cycling and walking routes, along with a number of options in terms of water sports.

Shopping and Entertainment

As a market town, Havant is great for shopping. It has a lively street market each week on a Tuesday and Saturday, as well as being home to the Meridian Shopping Centre for a host of high street stores. The shopping centre connects with an attractive precinct on West Street where you’ll find a mix of high street brands and independent retailers. Havant is a relatively quiet town in terms of nightlife, although there are several traditional inns and pubs such as The Old House. There’s also a great selection of restaurants, from The Wheelwright’s Arms and Langbrook Farm Pub.

Sport

The town has a non-league football team – Havant and Waterlooville F.C. – as well as a hockey club and the Havant Cricket Club. There’s also a tennis club, The Avenue Club, which has ten lawn tennis championship-standard grass courts. Havant’s close proximity to the coast and several nearby harbours make it a prime location for water sport and sailing enthusiasts as well.

Festivals and Events

Havant has a thriving programme of events each year, from food and drinks festivals to arts festivals. There’s the Havant Music Festival which takes place around several venues in Havant and neighbouring towns, including Emsworth and Hayling Island, as well as the Kitesurfing Armada Festival close by. Fans of crafts will also find several crafts festivals hosted within easy reach of the town too.

Historic Landmarks

Havant is rich in history, with several landmarks dotted around the town such as the St Thomas A Becket Church. There’s also the Staunton Country Park and the Havant Museum and Art Centre situated on East Street.

Schools

Families have several choices for schools in this area, with popular primary schools including Barncroft Infant School, Bidbury Infant School and Bosmere Junior School. For children of secondary school age, there’s the Park Community School, Staunton Park Community School and Havant College, which merged with South Downs College in recent years.

Popular Areas

Havant itself is a relatively quiet area, so it’s ideal for those who want to have the opportunity to appreciate the countryside and picturesque coastline that this area is well-known for. Letting agents in Havant offer a mix of properties, from detached family homes in the Mill Lane area to the Denvilles area which is just a short walk to the town and offers great convenience. Purbrook and Denmead are also popular areas for those moving into the area, situated towards Waterlooville and its accompanying station. The great commuter links to Chichester, Brighton and Portsmouth make it well-suited to professionals who want to live outside of the city but still want easy access to amenities.

Contact us

If you would like to learn more about the range of properties we have on offer in Havant, please get in contact with our friendly team today. Call us on 02392 295046 or email us at hello@nexaproperties.com and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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