Welcome to Handcross: Green Fingers Holy Grail

Handcross – where the pace is leisurely, the tea flows freely, and the locals are as warm as freshly baked bread. Nestled snugly in the heart of West Sussex, this charming village is a hidden gem waiting to be explored. So, grab your brolly and let's take a whimsical tour of Handcross! 

Transport Links:
Right in the middle of Horsham and Haywards Heath is Handcross, a delightful small village with easy access to the A23 which heads north towards Crawley, Gatwick and the M23 into London and south towards the coast. Horsham and Haywards Heath are both a 15-minute drive away. Need to venture further afield? Fear not! Gatwick Airport is a mere stone's throw away, perfect for jet-setting escapades or a spontaneous weekend getaway.

Education:
Handcross boasts a delightful array of educational establishments, ensuring that young minds are nurtured with care. From the cosy village primary school to nearby secondary options, rest assured that your offspring will receive a top-notch education while frolicking in the idyllic countryside. Families often move to Handcross for the popular co-ed independent prep day and boarding school, Handcross Park, which was awarded Prep School of the Year in 2019.

High Street:
Ah, the beating heart of Handcross – its charming high street! Along the High Street are two fantastic pubs, the traditional-looking Royal Oak and the more modern, refurbished pub, The Red Lion, which serves wonderful food throughout the week but is best known for its Sunday Roasts served with a gigantic Yorkshire pudding! Here, you'll find a delightful mix of quaint shops, bustling cafes, and friendly faces. Whether you need artisanal cheese, a bouquet of fresh flowers, or simply fancy a gossip over a cuppa, the high street has you covered. Pop into the local pub for a pint of ale or browse the eclectic offerings of the village market – there's something for everyone!

Local Community:
One of the true delights of Handcross is its sense of community spirit. From the annual village fete to the weekly knitting circle at the local community centre, there's always something happening to bring neighbours together. Whether you're a long-time resident or a newcomer to the village, you'll be welcomed with open arms and a warm smile.

Points of Interest:
Prepare to be enchanted by Handcross's hidden treasures! Take a stroll through the enchanting woodlands of Nymans Gardens, where ancient trees whisper secrets of days gone by. This beautiful country house and gardens offer entry to explore their site and host events throughout the year from guided walks to painting workshops. Also off the High Street are 20 acres of woodland and water gardens at High Beeches Garden. Or perhaps, marvel at the majestic architecture of nearby Wakehurst Place, a botanical paradise nestled in the heart of Sussex. History buffs will delight in exploring the ruins of Slaugham Place, while thrill-seekers can test their mettle at Tilgate Park's treetop adventure course. With so much to see and do, you'll never be bored in Handcross!

Property:
Dreaming of calling Handcross home? You're in luck! From cosy cottages with thatched roofs to elegant Georgian manors, the village offers a delightful array of properties to suit every taste and budget. So, whether you're seeking a peaceful retreat or a bustling family abode, rest assured that your dream home awaits in Handcross.

So there you have it – a whimsical glimpse into the enchanting world of Handcross. From its charming high street to its sense of community camaraderie, this quintessential English village is sure to steal your heart. So, what are you waiting for? Come and discover the magic of Handcross for yourself – adventure awaits!

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3 bed semi-detached house for sale in William Allen Lane, Haywards Heath, RH16
3 bed semi-detached house for sale in William Allen Lane, Haywards Heath, RH16
Offers over £400,000
LOCATION Offered with no onward chain, this Semi-Detached house is located on William Allen Lane, in the popular & historic village of Lindfield and is surrounded by breath-taking Sussex countryside, offering plenty of routes for walks in the...
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4 bed for sale in Spronketts Lane, Haywards Heath, RH17
4 bed for sale in Spronketts Lane, Haywards Heath, RH17
Asking Price £1,425,000
LOCATION Charlands is situated in a beautiful rural position on the High Weald close to a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty between the villages of Bolney and Warninglid. The village has a church, a highly regarded primary school, two...
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3 bed semi-detached house for sale in Brighton Road, Haywards Heath, RH17
3 bed semi-detached house for sale in Brighton Road, Haywards Heath, RH17
Asking Price £420,000
LOCATION Handcross is a popular village, that offers a good range of both local shops and additional amenities. The High Street features a number of interesting shops, with a traditional hardware store, Handcross Village Butchers, a cafe/coffee shop...
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2 bed flat to rent in South Road, Haywards Heath, RH16
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2 bed flat to rent in South Road, Haywards Heath, RH16
£975 per month
LOCATION A well presented two bedroom flat set within a stone's throw from Haywards Heath Town Centre. You are spoilt for choice with restaurants, cafes & bars lining The Broadway. Haywards Heath's main line station with a direct service to London...

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