East Sussex

Moated former rectory on a miniature East Sussex island for sale

Legend has it that the rector of the parish in the 18th century singlehandedly dug the rectangular moat surrounding the property. Now, the former rectory has been converted into a magnificent seven-bedroom house, set in 44 acres that include a lake, ornamental gardens, swimming pool and tennis court...

New-build homes in seven key commuter hotspots

Flexible living spaces, well-thought out interiors and imaginative architecture aren't just limited to the capital. We go on a mission to find the best new-build homes within manageable commuting distances of London.

'Abandoned to poverty': Skegness named most deprived seaside town

The birthplace of Butlins, which once attracted Britons from around the country to enjoy its “bracing” weather, is now the most deprived seaside resort in the country. Skegness has topped a list of the nation’s most impoverished coastal towns, in a report from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

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'I couldn't face going through that all again': Tony Martin –

His was the case that prompted a national debate on the measures home owners could take to protect themselves. Now Tony Martin, the Norfolk farmer who shot dead a burglar in his home in 1999, has revealed he had only failed to try to stop another intruder because he “couldn’t face all that hassle again”.