Ham­let homes at foot of the North Downs

Kentish Gazette Canterbury & District - East Kent Property - - HOMESNEWS -

An Area of Out­stand­ing Nat­u­ral Beauty is a great set­ting for The Forstal built by Kent de­vel­op­ers TG De­signer Homes.

Made up of six mod­ern coun­try prop­er­ties, the de­vel­op­ment is in the ham­let of Len­ham Heath at the foot of the North Downs.

Still avail­able is this fourbed­room home, which is be­ing mar­keted by Strutt & Parker priced at £799,000.

Each house at The Forstal has a well-equipped con­tem­po­rary kitchen/din­ing room from lo­cal de­sign­ers, Small­bone. There are Siemens in­te­grated ap­pli­ances and Co­rian, Dek­ton or oak work sur­faces.

There are pop-up sock­ets on is­land units.

Wood burn­ers are in the large lounge ar­eas to max­imise the ef­fi­cient use of en­ergy and Around 2,000 peo­ple have al­ready reg­is­tered their in­ter­est in the river­side homes that will breathe new life into a for­mer ce­ment works in Med­way.

Redrow Homes has se­cured plan­ning per­mis­sion to build 210 homes on an 11-acre site homes have a snug, study, util­ity room and down­stairs cloak­room.

Un­der­floor heat­ing is through­out and heat­ing is via air source heat pumps in Ro­man Way, Strood – close to Dig­ger­land and the Cineword com­plex.

Known as Tem­ple Wharf, the de­vel­op­ment on the banks of the River Med­way, will be a blend of prop­er­ties from the firm’s Her­itage Col­lec­tion plus be­spoke de­signs rang­ing from one sup­ply­ing en­ergy to the boiler.

On the first floor, the gen­er­ous bed­rooms en­joy fab­u­lous ru­ral vis­tas of the im­me­di­ate coun­try­side and fields be­yond. and two-bed­room flats to three and four-bed­room homes.

There will be 158 homes avail­able for pri­vate sale with the first phase of flats now avail­able ‘off plan’ via Redrow’s St An­drews Park de­vel­op­ment in nearby Halling. The re­main­ing

Mod­ern bath­rooms and en suites add to the lux­u­ri­ous feel­ing of a stylish family home.

Lawned gar­dens have fenc­ing, some plant­ing and sand­stone pa­tio ar­eas. 52 prop­er­ties will be af­ford­able homes, 40% of which will be rented and 60% shared own­er­ship.

Prices at Tem­ple Wharf start from £224,995 for a one-bed­room flat.

More de­tails on 01634 624350 or at www.redrow. co.uk

The Stour Val­ley walk passes nearby and sign-posted paths lead to beau­ti­ful coun­try­side. The nearby vil­lages of Len­ham and Char­ing pro­vide a range of ameni­ties, in­clud­ing restau­rants, pubs, ar­ti­san shops and in­de­pen­dent traders.

There are golf cour­ses at nearby Leeds Cas­tle and Ash­ford.

Can­ter­bury, Maid­stone and Ash­ford are read­ily ac­ces­si­ble and of­fer a broad range of fa­cil­i­ties, in­clud­ing ex­cel­lent school­ing in both the pri­vate and state sec­tors.

The M20 is just un­der eight miles away near Leeds Cas­tle plus both Len­ham and Char­ing rail­way sta­tions have reg­u­lar ser­vices to Lon­don Vic­to­ria and Ash­ford In­ter­na­tional.

The Siskin house type at Rep­ton Park

Last year most prop­erty sales in Kent in­volved ter­raced prop­er­ties which sold for on av­er­age £288,222

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