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Estate Agents in Horndean

Horndean is a village located in Hampshire, just eight miles north of Portsmouth. It’s a charming location that was once a Saxon village and over the years has become a staging post on the London to Portsmouth Road. Horndean is filled with charming green spaces, woodlands and quaint surrounding villages, as well as numerous pubs, cafés and shops to enjoy. Estate agents in Horndean love the charming atmosphere and semi-rural location that make it a great mix of a community-driven town with tranquil countryside.

Natural Attractions

With such close proximity to the South Downs, Horndean is not in short supply of wonderful natural attractions to take advantage of. Butser Ancient Farm is also a great attraction that is wonderful for family picnics and dog walking. A highlight for mountain biking is Queen Elizabeth Country Park which has trails to suit all abilities, while just north of Horndean is Catherington Lith Nature Reserve – a great place for wildlife spotting.

Shopping and Entertainment

Locals will be spoiled for choice when it comes to places to shop or dine in and around Horndean. From pubs like the Hampshire Hog – a friendly local that has a relaxed atmosphere – to trendy restaurants like Four London Road, Horndean has a number of great places to eat and drink. There are also plenty of independent retailers here, such as greengrocers, florists and a small parade of shops for browsing. Both Portsmouth and Southampton are within easy reach of the town as well, for a vaster array of shops, attractions and entertainment options to explore.

Sport

The town has a non-league football club, Horndean F.C., which plays at Five Heads Park. This recreation ground has basketball courts and outdoor gym equipment as well. In neighbouring Waterlooville, there is a local cricket club which plays home games at Jubilee Park, as well as a bowls club and an association football team – Havant and Waterlooville F.C.

Festivals and Events

Horndean has plenty of events throughout the year to cater to a wide variety of interests, from heritage and arts to networking events. In the surrounding towns and villages, there’s even more to pick from, all within easy reach of Horndean itself, such as food festivals, antiques fairs and Christmas events.

Historic Landmarks

The area is home to Merchistoun Hall, a Grade II-listed building which serves as the village’s major community centre, as well as two churchs – the Holy Trinity at Blendworth and All Saints just outside of the town centre in neighbouring Catherington.

Schools

There are several schools in Horndean, including the Horndean Church of England Junior School, Horndean Infant School and the Horndean Technology College, all of which are highly regarded. The University of Portsmouth is less than a 20-minute drive from the town, while to the east of the area, the University of Chichester is just under a 30-minute drive.

Popular Areas

Properties in Horndean range from vast detached family homes in semi-rural areas to flats along Claire Gardens that are ideally suited to young professionals and couples. The area is primarily made up of contemporary homes and developments, so it’s an ideal location for those who want the charm of a countryside location with a modern property. There are also retirement properties in this area that are perfect for those looking to settle down in Horndean and enjoy the calm atmosphere and natural attractions.

Contact us

If you would like to learn more about the range of properties we have on offer in Bognor, 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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