Emsworth Estate Agents
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    Henry Adams Emsworth Estate Agents is set in a small but busy town on the edge of Chichester Harbour which straddles the Hampshire / Sussex border with the river Ems, with West Sussex to the East and Hampshire to the West. Our office also covers the rural villages of Westbourne and Rowlands Castle on the threshold of the South Downs, as well as Hayling Island with its fabulous beaches and panoramic sea views.

    Emsworth and the surrounding area

    The sea provides an ideal backdrop to life in Emsworth, with all the activity that it has to offer, and the small welcoming town itself presents a traditional setting and atmosphere that few places on the South Coast have retained. Identified as a Home Town not a cloned Town by a New Economics foundation report in 2005, the town still retains a large number of small independent shops un-spoilt by modern development.

    We cover Hayling Island. 

    Henry Adams have a dedicated service on Hayling Island, a place renowned for its windsurfing and sailing; set between Chichester Harbour and Portsmouth with 6 kilometres of glorious seafront overlooking the Isle of Wight, the Solent and Selsey Bill.

    Property in Emsworth, Rowlands Castle, Havant  and Hayling Island. 

    Owing to the fact that our Estate Agents office in Emsworth covers many of the nearby villages and rural areas, we are able to offer a wide range of properties from rural cottages to water front homes, retirement apartments to substantial town houses. Houses for sale date back from centuries past to modern decades so there's a good choice of homes for any discerning buyer.

    Historic Emsworth. Emsworth was once a port and fishing village where boat building was a central industry. Its people used tidal power to grind flour, and the town also became known for not only boat building, but also its oyster beds, rope making and brewing. These traditions, although some now long redundant have made modern day Emsworth the captivating place that it is.

    Bars and restaurants. 

    Emsworth supports a broad spectrum of different pubs, bars and restaurants such as 36 on the Quay, overlooking the harbour, and Fat Olives in a former fisherman's cottage both have enviable reputations, and there are plenty more welcoming hostelries to choose from. Hayling Island has over 50 wonderful bars and restaurants.

    Wildlife. The picturesque waterside town of Emsworth lies on the upper reaches of Chichester Harbour and makes for a rewarding spot for nature enthusiasts. Here the River Ems flows through the Brook Meadow conservation area, whilst two tidal millponds attract a wide variety of wildlife.

    Emsworth Art Trail.

    Although Emsworth began as a small Saxon village, once famous for seafaring industries, it is now the haunt of artistic types. It retains an old world charm, and both local residents and visitors to the area, now enjoy the annual Art Trail that takes place at over 50 venues.

    Coastal Living. 

    Stunning waterside properties surround Emsworth Yacht Harbour; a sailor's haven with renowned sailing clubs such as Emsworth Sailing Club and Emsworth Slipper Sailing Club. For sailing enthusiasts there are a number of Marinas on Hayling Island offering tidal access into the Solent. The Hayling Island Sailing Club built a new club house in 2003, which was inaugurated by HRH The Princess Royal and also have the added benefit of nearby waters often being used as a mock-Olympic track.


    Attractions include The Hayling Lifeboat Station, found in the South-East corner of the Island, the renowned Links golf course in the South-West of the Island and the Rowlands Castle Golf Club. The local village Rowlands Castle is home to Stansted House and Stansted House Gardens, which offers a garden centre, farm shop, a maze, a miniature railway and woodland walks.

    Local Events

    There is an annual show and fair every August Bank Holiday by the Emsworth Horticultural Society which is a great family event and attracts huge interest.

    Famous connections. 

    Major Tim Peake, Britain's first ESA astronaut, was born in Chichester and went to school at Westbourne Primary School in Emsworth.


    The array of independent shops is a unique feature of Emsworth with their own butcher, wet fishmonger, florist, delicatessen and bank. Emsworth has a wide variety of specialist shops that are truly unique to the area as well as a Co-Op and Tesco's. In fact Emsworth is well known for its diverse range of shops, with the locals claiming it is indeed possible to find just about anything the heart desires and also enjoys the highest shopper approval rating of all the Borough's centres.

    Schools in Emsworth. 

    Emsworth and the surrounding area is home to excellent schools which have received 'Good' to 'Outstanding' results in their Ofsted inspections. St. James Primary School is rated as 'Outstanding' and caters from 4-11 years old as does Emsworth Primary School, nearby Warblington Secondary School is for 11-16 years and has achieved a 'Good' rating, and Bourne Community College offers further education to those aged 16 and over.

    Transport links.

    Emsworth is quiet and attractive and a short 18-minute drive from the busy city of Chichester.

    For Hayling Island, the A/M27 is just a few moments from the bridge and gives great access along the coast from Southampton to Brighton.

    Both places have strong connections to London via the A3, which takes around 1 hour 30 minutes by car, and will take 1 hour 17 minutes by train to London Waterloo from Havant station. The A3 has undergone significant improvements in recent years, including the completion of the Hindhead tunnel, meaning London is around 65 miles away by car.

    Travel Information

    Emsworth to:

    (Train) London Waterloo: 1hr 50m

    (Train) Gatwick Airport: 1hr 7m

    (Train) Chichester: 10m

    (Car) Central London: 1hr 30m

    (Car) Gatwick Airport: 1hr 10m

    (Car) Chichester: 11.1m (via A27)

    All times are approximate.

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Why chose Henry Adams?
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    We are approachable, enthusiastic and focused. We give straight forward, no nonsense and honest advice.

    We have a network of offices in Surrey, Sussex and Hampshire with the widest coverage across this region. We are also connected to The London Office.

    When you are thinking of selling or letting your home, the first step is to obtain a realistic and accurate valuation from a reputable firm. Our friendly and experienced team can do just that, providing you with all the advice that you need, from presenting your home to the best advantage, to seeing the transaction through to a successful completion.

    Call us at one of our local offices for a chat - our reputation is built on offering a professional service in all property matters.

    • Moving is a serious business

    We appreciate the stress of buying and selling property. We do everything possible to make our clients' experience as seamless and stress free as possible.

    We communicate regularly about what we are doing for them and give feedback throughout the whole process, more importantly we are always on hand to talk to you. Dealing with residential property is a very local business and unless the people who are handling it understand the local market you will not receive the best level of service you deserve.

    We expect high standards from our staff, who are well trained and truly expert in their local markets. In return we look after our staff and as a result, clients will see the same faces in our offices year after year.

    • Specialist marketing

    Waterside Properties and The London Office provide extra strings to our bow. All our coastal properties will be marketed through the Waterside Properties website in addition to our own portals, appealing to those searching for any waterside location. The London Office can access all our properties from their St James's Place office in central London, resulting in high demand from those London purchasers seeking to escape to the country.

    In connection with The London Office we are the only agent in West Sussex exclusively that feature in their magazine, 'Acquire'. We also produce our own prestigious magazine, 'Inspire'.

    If you are considering selling we would love to hear from you on either 01243 377773 or at emsworth@henryadams.co.uk

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Buying with Henry Adams
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    We recognise that every property search is different and will ask the right questions to determine exactly what you are looking for in your purchase. When looking to buy, local knowledge is essential and that is something we pride ourselves on. We have local experts based in all of our 13 offices and will advise you on where best to buy in the areas you are looking at.

    • Get registered

    If you are unsure about whether or not to register with us - or to just continue your search on Rightmove, please be aware that occasionally we will value properties and sell them before they come to the market. If you are registered with us we know to bear you in mind. In the event we value a property that we know would match you perfectly, we can get on the phone to you to arrange a viewing before the property hits the internet!

    • Keeping you updated

    We provide a dedicated service and will constantly keep you up to date with new properties that come to the market that we know suit your needs, be it via text, email or post. We also pick up the phone to you to keep in touch with you to make sure we are giving you the best possible property updates.

    • The conveyancing process

    We believe in the importance of sales chasing and keeping both our buyers and sellers happy. If you are buying with us we will keep you informed through every step of the transaction. We know buying can be a stressful process and are always on hand to give advice and guidance throughout.

    • We'd love to hear from you

    If you are considering buying, whether it be your first home, your dream home or a buy to let investment we are always hear to help and to listen, so please do not hesitate to get in touch with our friendly team.

    We are available on 01243 377773 or at emsworth@henryadams.co.uk

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Not just about selling houses
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    As an independent letting agent, Henry Adams is able to ensure a personal service tailored to your individual requirements as a landlord. Using up-to-date technology and in-depth knowledge of local market conditions, our experienced and professional staff are confident of helping you achieve the best results possible when dealing with lettings of all types of residential property.

    Contact them at lettings@henryadams.co.uk or on 01243 537704.

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    New Homes
    Henry Adams New Homes is one of the most successful new homes specialists in Surrey, Sussex and Hampshire. We market an extensive range of developments on behalf of top national house builders as well as niche, local developers, with schemes ranging from individual properties to expansive new communities.

    Contact them at newhomes@henryadams.co.uk or on 01243 521833.

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    Our Agricultural Department has offices in Chichester and Horsham. We have offered a highly-respected service to farmers and landowners throughout West Sussex, South Surrey and East Hampshire for over 25 years. Underpinned by our expertise and vast breadth of local knowledge, this professional service covers all aspects of agricultural business, from the sale, tenancy and management of farms and estates to planning, grants and financial issues.

    Contact them at rural@henryadams.co.uk or on 01243 533633.

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    Our Commercial department provides a range of services to occupiers, investors and developers of land and business space across West Sussex from our offices in Chichester and Horsham. We work with the private and public sector. The commercial team also works closely with the other departments in Henry Adams and in particular the development land and planning teams.

    Contact them at commercial@henryadams.co.uk or on 01243 532222.

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    Planning and Professional

    The Planning and Professional Department cover everything from carrying out full structural surveys and mortgage valuation to planning advice and consultation.

    Contact them at planning@henryadams.co.uk or on 01243 533633.

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    Our Development Land department provides a full range of services across the South East. We handle a diverse range of projects from greenfield to brownfield, from residential to commercial, with and without planning. Working with both the private and public sector has given our team the wealth of experience.

    Contact them at land@henryadams.co.uk or on 01243 533633.

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    Holiday Cottages

    Henry Adams Holiday cottages are marketing and booking agents acting on behalf of holiday property owners in the region. They can deal with all the aspects of holiday letting, from the initial set up of the marketing material, dealing with all booking enquiries, taking and processing payments for bookings and offering some property management services for when bookings take place at a property.

    Contact them at holidaycottages@henryadams.co.uk or on 01243 375893.

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    Fine Art

    Our Fine Art department offer monthly sales of antiques and fine art in our 18th century Chapel saleroom. Selling electroplate, silver, coins, watches, jewellery, ceramics and glass, collector's items, furniture, clocks, paintings and rugs. We hold specialist valuation days at Baffins Hall for Jewellery, paintings and antiques - home valuations for larger items can also be arranged along with house clearance for items we cannot sell.

    Contact them at enquiries@henryadamsfineart.co.uk or on 01243 532223.

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Meet our Local Team
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    Our dedicated and focussed local team know the area well and are keen to match sellers and buyers.

    We are friendly and approachable and will be delighted to speak to you on any aspect of selling or buying a home.

    Led by Katie Cummings and supported by Matthew, Helen, Emilia and Joe we provide a proactive and efficient service, founded on our local knowledge and expertise.

    Do come and meet us to discuss your own particular requirements or give us a call. We look forward to hearing from you.

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    Katie Cummings - Branch Manager
    Katie joined the Emsworth team as Branch Manager in October 2022, and has spent almost 20 years working in the industry. Katie loves being out valuing properties, meeting new clients and providing excellent service!
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    Matthew Inker - Senior Valuer
    Matthew grew up in Fleet, Hampshire and has a finance background, having worked in the City in overseas banking and then moving to the sales world, running his own leasing company. In 1993 Matthew joined a friends estate agency as a junior negotiator and was first promoted to a managerial position in 1995. Headhunted by a building society due to his financial expertise, and qualified as a mortgage advisor, Matthew transferred to a training role for an international bank responsible for West Sussex. Keen to bring his family of 4 grown up children and a teenage daughter now at Bishop Luffa, to the seaside, Matthew moved to Westergate and then to Fishbourne where he now lives. Matthew joined Henry Adams in 2011 and is an enthusiastic and positive team member with good interpersonal skills and a sense of humour underpinning sound knowledge and experience. Twitter: @MatthewInkerHA
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    Helen Wilkins - Administrator
    Helen initially joined Henry Adams temporarily to cover two weeks' holiday leave but, 20 years later, she is still with us performing a pivotal role within the company by orchestrating day-to-day administration in the Emsworth office and also ensuring compliance procedures are adhered to. Helen was born in the Midlands but grew up in Clanfield, she now resides in Southsea with her family and has an excellent knowledge of Hampshire.
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    Emilia Widgery - Senior Negotiator
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    Joe Bruce - Negotiator
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    Jon Bowes - Viewing Assistant
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    Testimonials from Sellers

    • Seller Testimonial

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      The selling process from start to finish was superb. I can't fault Henry Adams at all. We faced some complications with our property & Katie was always on hand to help us through it. We would highly recommend Henry Adams & Katie.
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      Could not fault the service we received from Henry Adams Emsworth. The staff were friendly and helpful in selling my last father's property. Emilia in particular was always very quick to respond to any queries and kept us informed and updated throughout the process. Would 100% recommend.
    • Seller Testimonial

      All staff at Emsworth office were very helpful. Marketing and pricing advice was spot on and achieved a good timely sale in tricky market

    Testimonials from Buyers

    • Buyer Testimonial

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      We are very impressed with the level of service and support we've received and continue to receive from Matthew and the team at Emsworth. Thanks for making this process as smooth and pain free as possible. You are a compliment to your employer.
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      Amazing service and I would highly recommend Henry Adams. Extremely informative, with updates every week, which made you feel at ease. Very proactive if you enquire about anything. They go above and beyond to help you, as well as resolving anything by finding information and solutions. Fantastic at communicating between multiple parties including sellers, buyers, estate agents, and different solicitors. Their helpfulness was gratefully appreciated in the last few weeks before completion.
    • Buyer Testimonial

      We recently completed on a house purchase with Henry Adams, and were supported by the team during the buy. All the staff were friendly over the phone, and it was lovely to meet them all when we collected the keys.
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