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Aselection of new four and five-bedroom houses are available at Preston Grange, Preston, near Canterbury, with prices starting from £482,995. Preston Grange is an exclusive development of 70 homes surrounded by open countryside with village life on the doorstep.
The interiors have been designed with features including large open-plan kitchen/dining areas, utility rooms, family snug rooms, double bedrooms, some with their own en-suite and dressing area, good-sized gardens, double garages, plus plenty of storage.
When complete, the development will include a footpath to local meadow land and a new play area.
Preston has its own pub, shop, family butcher, primary school and plant nursery, together with a farm shop and riding school.
The neighbouring village of Wingham caters further for everyday needs and has a wider selection of local shops ranging from a post office and greengrocers to more specialist shops.
Wingham also has its own primary school, several farm shops selling local produce, pubs and cafes, as well as a dentist and doctor’s surgery.
Canterbury is less than nine miles away, with high speed rail services to London, providing a travel time to London St Pancras of less than an hour.
Houses now available at Preston Grange include the detached five-bedroom Moorecroft, which is built over three floors and is priced from £569,995.
The master bedroom is on the top floor, with dressing room and en suite.
Help to Buy is available on all homes at the development.
For information ring 0844 854 9937