Your guide to Alderney in the Channel Islands
Alderney is a small island, only 3 miles long which makes up part of the Bailiwick of Guernsey in the Channel Islands. Described by many as the gem of the Channel Islands, Alderney offers plenty to see and do for those choosing to buy or rent property here.
Benefits of moving to Alderney
Compared to other destinations, Alderney can be an excellent place to live not only because of its welcoming community and support for new businesses, but because of its low tax regime and regular transportation.
The personal tax rate in Alderney is just 20% regardless of your annual income, compared to up to 45% in the UK dependant on your income. There are also regular flights to and from Southampton to Alderney, or travel via Guernsey for easy access to many other destinations.
Things to do in Alderney
This 19th century coastal fortress is bursting with historical and cultural significance. Located on its own outcrop island to the west of Alderney, Fort Clonque can be cut off from the rest of the island at full tide. If you ever watched the movie, Seagulls Over Sorrento 1953, you will spot Fort Clonque in some scenes.
Alderney Society Museum
If you want to discover what Alderney was like many years ago and how the island has changed over the years, then the Alderney Society Museum is the ideal place for you to visit. You will discover why the island took an interest to Queen Victoria and how it survived German occupation during world war 2. Visit the website for more information >
Built in 1912, the Mannez Lighthouse stands proudly in the north east of Alderney. Built to warn passing boats about the treturse waters surrounding the island, this lighthouse has a long history to tell. Tours of this lighthouse are available on sundays at 3pm from May to September.
Children (under 16) £3
Top Estate Agents in Alderney
When you are looking to buy or rent a property in Alderney, Guernsey. It’s important that you choose the right agent to suit your property requirements. Here at Property Skipper we offer a range of properties from various estate agents on the islands. Estate Agencies that operate in Alderney include:
Bell & Co Ltd. - A family run Estate Agency with local knowledge of Alderney. Offering residential, commercial sales and rentals.
Swoffers - Established in 1972, Swoffers offers properties all over Guernsey. Offering local market, open market, rental and development properties.
Property for sale in Alderney
If you want to experience what it’s like to live in Alderney, Guernsey then you must check out our latest properties for sale by local estate agencies. This 3 bed bungalow in Alderney is situated between the town and the islands golf course, offering a modern feel, this property is perfect for a family home.
This 4 bedroom large family home in Alderney offers some spectacular views of the countryside, ample off street parking and a garage. Appliances that come with this house include a cooker, fridge freezer, washing machine and a dryer.
Property to rent in Alderney
If renting property in Alderney is something you are looking for, Property Skipper offer a variety of properties by local estate agencies in Alderney. This 2 bed town cottage in Alderney, offers a cozy living area, small kitchen and a private back yard.
This 4 bed property to to rent is located on the outskirts of St Anne, close to the town. This 3 storey property is newly refurbished with a fitted kitchen, 2 bedrooms on the first first and a further 2 bedrooms on the second floor.
Although Alderney is a small peaceful island, it has plenty to offer for those looking to relocate to the Channel Islands. If you would like to find out more about the small island of Alderney, Guernsey and want to find out more about properties available here. Check out our latest properties for sale in Alderney, properties to rent in Alderney or contact us today >