House Rental Brighton A Seaside Escape with Something for Everyone

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Brighton is a vibrant seaside city in East Sussex, England, known for its pebble beach, lively pier, and eclectic cultural scene. It’s no surprise that this city is a popular destination for tourists and renters alike. Whether you’re looking for a short-term vacation rental or a long-term place to call home, Brighton has a variety of houses to suit your needs.

What to Consider When Renting a House in Brighton

There are a few things to consider when renting a house in Brighton. First, decide what type of house you want. Are you looking for a house rental Brighton? There are traditional terraced houses, modern apartments, and even quirky beachfront cottages to choose from. Consider your budget, as rental prices can vary depending on the location, size, and amenities of the house.

Another important factor to consider is location. Brighton is a relatively small city, but it can still take some time to get around. If you want to be close to the beach and the city centre, you’ll pay a premium. However, there are also quieter neighbourhoods that are more affordable.

Once you’ve considered these factors, you can start your search for a house. There are a number of online property websites and listings, as well as local estate agents. It’s also a good idea to ask friends or family who live in Brighton for recommendations.

If you are currently on your property search click here for a list of all our available properties currently on the market.

Once you’ve found your perfect house, it’s time to start planning your move.

Here are a few tips:

  • Give yourself plenty of time. The moving process can take longer than you expect, so it’s important to start planning early.
  • Get organized. Make a list of everything you need to do, and set deadlines for yourself.
  • Hire a moving company. If you have a lot of furniture or belongings, it may be worth hiring a professional moving company to help you out.
  • Change your address. Don’t forget to let your bank, credit card companies, and other important contacts know that you’re moving.

Tips for House rental, Brighton

  • Book early, especially if you’re coming during the peak season (summer).
  • Be prepared to pay a deposit and the first month’s rent upfront.
  • Make sure you understand the terms of your lease agreement before you sign anything.
  • Ask about bills and utilities, and whether they are included in the rent.
  • Take out contents insurance to protect your belongings.

There are several reasons why working professionals might consider renting in Brighton:

Thriving Economy and Career Opportunities:

Brighton boasts a diverse economy with thriving tech, digital, creative, and tourism sectors. With companies like American Express, The Argus, and Paddle, there’s potential for career growth and development. Freelance and remote work opportunities are also plentiful.

Vibrant City Life and Culture:

Brighton is a buzzing city with a unique, independent spirit. It offers a vibrant arts scene, with theatres, museums, and galleries catering to diverse interests. The renowned Royal Pavilion and Brighton Pier add to the cultural richness. Numerous pubs, restaurants, and cafes cater to all tastes and budgets, creating a lively atmosphere.

Work-Life Balance:

Despite its urban energy, Brighton maintains a relaxed and friendly vibe. Its proximity to the beach provides ample opportunities for walks, swims, and water sports, promoting a healthy work-life balance. The South Downs National Park offers green spaces for hiking and exploration.

Commuting Options:

Brighton is well-connected by train to London and other major cities, making it ideal for professionals who need to travel for work. The city itself is compact and walkable, with good public transport options, reducing dependence on cars.

House rental Brighton – Rental Market:

While rent in Brighton has been rising in recent years, it’s still generally considered more affordable than London. The diverse housing options, from quirky Victorian terraces to modern apartments, cater to different budgets and lifestyles.

Are you a landlord looking to rent your property out? Call us today for a free valuation on 01273 724000 and speak to our lettings manager Beth Roberts, or click here.

Additional factors:

  • Strong sense of community: Brighton is known for its welcoming and inclusive atmosphere, attracting people from all walks of life.
  • Educational opportunities: The city has several universities and colleges, offering access to further education and professional development.
  • Family-friendly amenities: Brighton offers good schools, parks, and family-friendly activities, making it suitable for young professionals with families.

Enjoying Your Time in Brighton

Once you’re settled in your new house, it’s time to start enjoying all that Brighton has to offer.

Here are a few ideas:

  • Explore the beach. Brighton has a beautiful pebble beach that’s perfect for swimming, sunbathing, and walking.
  • Visit the Brighton Pier. The pier is a fun place to spend a day, with rides, games, and arcades.
  • Check out the Royal Pavilion. This extravagant palace was built by King George IV and is now a popular tourist attraction.
  • Wander through the Lanes. The Lanes is a maze of narrow streets lined with independent shops, cafes, and restaurants.
  • Catch a show at the Brighton Centre. The Brighton Centre is a large venue that hosts a variety of concerts, musicals, and comedy shows.
  • Take a day trip to one of the nearby towns or villages. Brighton is a great base for exploring the rest of East Sussex, with charming towns like Lewes, Arundel, and Rye all within easy reach.

With its beautiful setting, vibrant culture, and endless things to do, Brighton is a great place to call home. If you’re thinking about renting a house in Brighton, we highly recommend it!

If you are a student looking for a house for the next academic year contact us today or click here!

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Cat Westmacott
Cat Westmacott
17:57 10 Jun 24
Generally helpful for Lettings. As with any company, sometimes need a push for a response, but often easier to speak on the phone than email. Feeling hopeful for the next year’s contract with Harringtons🤞.
Kirsty Turner
Kirsty Turner
20:50 04 Jun 24
Great experience. Everyone is so lovely and helpful over the phone at Harringtons! The best experience we have had with a letting agent in Brighton, none of the other agents in Brighton have been bothered to keep in touch and help us find a property as much as these guys. A special shoutout to the lovely lady who showed me around the flat (Georgie I believe -sorry if I got that wrong), great at answering all my questions and been very lucky in securing the first property we viewed with her (an amazing spacious flat that has everything we need - including nice storage space for our paddleboards!) Looking forward to moving into our seaside home. Thank you!
Shadan B
Shadan B
23:31 30 May 24
Great experience, very helpful staff and friendly. I wish you all the success. Thanks for your care. 💐😊
Rachel Roberts
Rachel Roberts
21:13 30 May 24
Best experience I've had with a letting agent!
Charley Besant
Charley Besant
10:25 30 May 24
So far the process with Harringtons has been amazing. We viewed 3 properties with Georgie and each time she was so informative and kind, she gave us the time we needed in each property to look around, take videos and ask questions about everything. The whole process has been easy so far and I can now happily say we found our property thanks to Georgie and the team at Harringtons.
Ainhoa Negro
Ainhoa Negro
09:15 30 May 24
Georgie at Harringtons Lettings in Brighton has been exceptional throughout my rental process. From the very beginning, her professionalism and friendliness stood out. She provided clear and prompt communication, ensuring all my questions were answered thoroughly. Georgie made the entire experience seamless, from viewing properties to finalizing the paperwork. Her attention to detail and genuine care for my needs made me feel confident and supported. I highly recommend Georgie and Harringtons Lettings to anyone looking for a top-notch rental experience in Brighton.
PRBL1
PRBL1
09:11 30 May 24
Joel Starcross
Joel Starcross
15:22 29 May 24
Beth has been an excellent agent, great communicator and enthusiastic member of the team. Highly recommended!
Jess Pond
Jess Pond
13:16 29 May 24
Had an absolutely awful experience with this company. Told me one thing on the phone and then told me another thing on email. Very mixed messages. Left 7 students homeless by putting the house back on the market with only 24 hour notice. Will never use them again. AVOID!
Roisin Lilley
Roisin Lilley
11:42 24 May 24
I recently had some problems with my previous agent and came to Beth for help! She took over the correspondence for me and sorted everything out for me! I can’t thank her enough for her patience and help!! I’d highly recommend her to other landlords that need help!
Chris Lilley
Chris Lilley
11:26 24 May 24
I’ve been a tenant with Harringtons Lettings for a while, they are great, they always sort out any issues I have quickly and efficiently, Beth in particular is really helpful and I’ll be going to her for my next rental property when I look to move in September!
Georgina Palzeaird
Georgina Palzeaird
11:21 24 May 24
Beth Roberts was a huge help when I needed to switch to a new letting agency. She was friendly and efficient and I’ve always felt I’m in safe hands.
Eliya Halim
Eliya Halim
10:26 24 May 24
Top service
Maryana Atiya
Maryana Atiya
10:20 24 May 24
Rees Harper
Rees Harper
17:53 21 May 24
Lauryn Keller
Lauryn Keller
15:20 03 May 24
Georgie was great on our viewing - super lovely, informative and honest. Thank you!
Sammi Richmond
Sammi Richmond
09:16 24 Apr 24
Well, they just contacted me via email asking for a review for money... so here, I guess.Does 3 stars get me that tenner? Probably not. Nothing terrible to say, but never had any issues with the property really. Don't enjoy that they were willing to pay for reviews though, seems sketchy.UPDATE: As the business has finally replied to my review 6 years later, I thought I would mention that I indeed have the email still as proof. Offer of £10 for a review, and to mention Rachel Erridge in the review. Also a prize of £200 to one lucky winner. The email was sent from the Harrington's admin email address. I can email the proof to whoever requests it.
Jayden Charles-Frempong
Jayden Charles-Frempong
01:20 18 Apr 24
Every interaction I've had so far with Harrington has been positive with workers responding to calls very quickly and addressing any queries efficiently.
severin severinov
severin severinov
10:05 11 Apr 24
It is very good that they do their job professionally and take care of the customers.
kate quick
kate quick
13:15 09 Apr 24
I am very happy and extremely grateful to have found Harringtons lettings and the beautiful flat that I am now living in. Not only is the flat perfect for me, ticks all the boxes and is in a great location; the whole communication/admin process was so fast and efficient. I spoke to many of the team, but the two main contacts initially were Georgie and Beth. Great personalities, friendly and fast at replying to emails and phone calls. It was all turned around very quickly and everyone at Harringtons seems to appear to really be happy in their jobs. Great letting agent and I would recommend them to others looking for a new home.
Michael Hollamby
Michael Hollamby
12:32 09 Apr 24
Having worked with many many lettings it has been refreshing to deal with such a dynamic and energetic team. From start to finish the team have outstanding. Special mention to Beth who has been fantastic. I can thoroughly recommend using Harringtons.
Celyn James
Celyn James
17:08 27 Mar 24
Great experience, Georgie was so knowledgeable and kind with any enquiries I had. Really put me at ease while house hunting, amazing service thank you so much!!
Madison Harris
Madison Harris
14:29 27 Mar 24
Georgie was so helpful and really kind very appreciative x
Amber-Rose Cook
Amber-Rose Cook
08:58 22 Mar 24
easy to use and navigate as a first time user
Buffy Vaughn
Buffy Vaughn
18:06 21 Mar 24
Harringtons have been so helpful so far. Everyone we’ve spoken to on the phone including Georgie have been so warm and receptive and easy to communicate with. As a couple renting together for first time me & Danny couldn’t have found better people to help us out, they’re clear and concise. We discovered them through Rightmove and would highly recommend anyone to use their services to rent with.Thanks guys!Buffy & Danny
Sajan Raja
Sajan Raja
01:48 21 Mar 24
Kerryn Johnson
Kerryn Johnson
16:58 18 Mar 24
Georgie was absolutely amazing! Very helpful, easy to talk to and all in all an absolute sweetheart. Made the process of renting and finding a property less stressful. Always happy to help and lovely to chat to!Thank you again for everything!
Julia Reinstein
Julia Reinstein
11:22 18 Mar 24
5/5 - Everyone I’ve spoken to on the phone has been so friendly and patient with our move in documents. We found Harringtons through Rightmove, and have been really happy with our interactions. The team respond to queries efficiently and are happy to answer any and all questions.
Andrew Brown
Andrew Brown
07:09 15 Mar 24
A really excellent agency, who are very easy and friendly to deal with. Highly recommended.
Rob Rainbird
Rob Rainbird
18:04 13 Mar 24
Lovely staff and all round positive experience - Georgie is an absolute diamond and a credit to the team!
Tori Tor
Tori Tor
11:15 08 Mar 24
Harringtons have been really helpful and very swift with their responses. Georgie was very proffesional and really friendly when she did the viewings with me and Beth on the phone was again really helpful and gave me hope when I was explaining my eagerness to find somewhere new to live. Thanks Harringtons!
christos papanicolaou
christos papanicolaou
09:33 07 Mar 24
Staff were brilliant. Very helpful
Yasmin Bright
Yasmin Bright
20:54 01 Mar 24
I'm in a difficult situation at the moment with my landlord wanting to sell the flat that myself and my 3 children have been living in for 7 years. I came across Harringtons Viewings by applying to view some properties outside of my area.Unfortunately I haven't been able to sort anything with Harringtons, however I wanted to write this to say that they have been nothing but kind, warm and very understanding of my situation. I've been really impressed by their customer service (namely Georgie & Beth) and hope that they are able to find me something eventually!Thanks so much.Yasmin
Tegan
Tegan
17:30 22 Feb 24
Have been very accommodating and helpful when calling agents. They have been very helpful in being able to secure a house for students.
TheFlyingCrocodile
TheFlyingCrocodile
16:42 21 Feb 24
Went above and beyond to get things sorted for me
Brittany Stace
Brittany Stace
11:18 24 Jan 24
Harringtons have been incredibly helpful and supportive of us as new renters and they have been super efficient in getting all of the documents sent through and signed in such a short period of time. Thank you!
Georgie Prebble
Georgie Prebble
20:36 05 Jan 24
Jade Innes
Jade Innes
10:24 04 Jan 24
So far the service has been good. The staff are very friendly and quick to respond to any questions and requests.
Polly Smith
Polly Smith
11:17 28 Dec 23
we chose this letting agents as they chose a good bills company that is much cheaper than other agents. When viewing houses the staff were very friendly and have been very helpful in answering our questions and making the process as easy as possible.
Emma Howe
Emma Howe
16:06 14 Nov 23
I would rate Harringtons Lettings a 5/5. Very lovely on the phone and very quick and easy to communicate with via email. Any problems have been resolved in no time at all. So far so good!I found Harringtons via Rightmove.
Akwisitions Feedback
Akwisitions Feedback
16:25 30 Oct 23
Very responsive and super helpful throughout the process. Highly recommended!
Chloe Ballard
Chloe Ballard
17:28 02 Oct 23
Although I have only been renting with Harringtons for a short period of time, I have had nothing but a positive experience. From viewing to admin updates. The admin team especially are very polite and quick to respond and I have no doubt that the rest of my tenancy will run smoothly. I would recommend to anyone considering renting in brighton.
Matthew Ball
Matthew Ball
11:46 19 Sep 23
Professional communication with tenant although entirely impersonal. There was a bigger disconnect in their communication with the landlord in most cases, which seemed to be either slow or non-existent (discovered after contacting the landlord directly).Property was full of spider webs on day 1 despite apparently being professionally cleaned. Took a day off of work to clean it on move out day, leaving it cleaner than when it received but still had to pay part of the deposit for professional cleaning.It has been a while since I have rented, but I'll avoid letting agencies completely now if this is anything close to the average renting experience.
Ronan SK
Ronan SK
12:38 12 Sep 23
Great professionalism/communciation from the start up until the end of my tenancy. Definitely set the standards for what agencies should be like. Highly recommend to those within Brighton.
Daniel Sutton
Daniel Sutton
10:29 24 Aug 23
I have rented with Harringtons Lettings before and have always found the agents to be quick, efficient, friendly and helpful. I loved their service so much I have chosen to rent with Harringtons again. Faultless 😊
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