We help sellers and buyers in and around Deal and across East Kent to move. Deal is often quoted as ‘Kent’s Best Kept Secret’ and was recently described as ‘a phenomenal place to live and work’ – and we quite agree.
House prices for all types of properties in Deal have seen significant rises in recent years, including flats, terraced homes, semi detached and detached homes. If you are selling your home in Deal, we’re here to help. Whether you are upsizing, downsizing or perhaps moving away, our professional and friendly team will take away the stresses and get a SOLD board outside your home as quickly and effectively as possible. Ask about our FREE Gold Standard Marketing Package that will help your property stand out.
Deal is a very sought after place to live, attracting people from across Kent as well as house buyers from London with its widening commuter belt. If you are looking for property to buy in Deal or if you’re new to the area, take a look at our Deal Area Guide below with useful details about living in this beautiful part of the country, including schools, eating and drinking, leisure and transport links for Deal in Kent.
Deal is a former fishing, mining and garrison town. Close to Deal is Walmer, steeped in history, and a possible location for Julius Caesar’s first arrival to Britain. Deal became a ‘limb port’ of the Cinque Ports in 1278, and grew into the busiest port in England. In 1968, Middle Street was the first Conservation Area in Kent. The coast of France is approximately twenty five miles from the town and is visible on clear days.
Deal is a popular seaside town which lies eight miles north-east of Dover and eight miles south of Ramsgate. The quaint streets and houses of Deal are a reminder of its history along with many ancient buildings and monuments. Residents with families in Deal have a large selection of local nursery, primary and secondary schools of good to outstanding Ofsted ratings to choose from including Goodwin Academy for key stage 3-5, based in the heart of Deal.
Leisure and pleasure
The town has a strong independent retail sector along with a number of more widely known shops in the town centre. Several quirky and inviting shops adorn the High Street including Hoxton Store with an eclectic range of home decor and textiles. The popular Astor Theatre in Deal offers musical performances, live theatre, exhibitions, movies, classes and clubs.
There is a Non-League football club, Deal Town FC, which plays at The Charles Sports Ground and a rugby club, Deal & Betteshanger Lions, who play at the old RM Drill Field off Canada Road. With its beachfront location and home to one of only two piers in Kent, water sports are popular with residents. Fishing along the pier, crazy golf, paddling, swimming and sailing are all on the agenda for locals in Deal.
Trains: to Margate (29 mins), Whitstable (49 mins) and Rochester (88 mins) one way; and Dover (16 mins), Folkestone (27 mins) and Ashford (43 mins) the other. The fastest to the capital is to London St Pancras in 1hr 23 mins. Driving: 30-45 mins to Ramsgate, Margate and the Isle of Thanet, 45 mins to Canterbury, 20 mins to Dover and the A2. And of course , you’re only a few miles from France!