insideKENT Magazine Issue 59 - February 2017 - Page 5

FALL IN LOVE WITH COUNTRYSIDE HOMES IN THE HEART OF KENT With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, house hunters looking for an ideal love nest to cosy up in should look at the latest collection of homes available from the award-winning home builder Countryside. Kingsbridge, Azure, Springhead Park, Horsted Park and Willow Grange are all exciting developments located in the heart of Kent, and will not disappoint. Countryside has more than half a century’s successful track record of creating high quality new homes with a strong focus on design quality and place making, combined with an exceptional specification and internal layouts that are carefully considered to suit modern lifestyles. All of Countryside’s developments are in excellent locations with convenient access to transport links and local amenities that help create sought-after new places to live. KINGSBRIDGE, HEADCORN Nestled within the serene Weald landscape, Kingsbridge strikes the ideal balance between country living and urban convenience. Offering 29 beautiful three- and fourbedroom detached and semi-detached homes situated within the charming village of Headcorn, this traditional yet stylish development features a classical design combined with a modern specification. Attention to detail is clear with many architectural features synonymous with existing properties in Kent. The Cheverny is a beautiful four-bedroom home with an abundance of flexible space for the whole family to fall in love with. Designed to maximise natural light and space, the home includes an impressive open plan ground floor, separate dining room and spacious living room, which both boast an attractive feature bay window. On the first floor, the generously sized master bedroom has a luxurious ensuite bathroom and there are three further bedrooms and a family bathroom. Benefiting from the charms of a village location, with all the necessary mainstream amenities on your doorstep, Kingsbridge is a thriving community exuding classic English village life. Perfect for commuters, the mainline railway station is less than a mile’s walk from the development and offers a direct service into central London in less than an hour. The village also offers an attractive High Street of essentials such as a doctor’s surgery, dentist, shops, pubs, cafés and a village green. Maidstone, Ashford, Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge are amongst the surrounding towns which offer a wealth of different dining, shopping and leisure options. AZURE, ST MARY’S ISLAND A waterside community and contemporary architecture intertwined to create Azure; an inspiring place to live. Situated on the former site of the Royal Naval Dockyard in Chatham, Azure offers the latest homes to be created on St Mary’s Island, with many properties benefitting from some of the best views across the River Medway. The Water’s Edge collection at Azure boasts an exclusive range of homes including the four-bedroom Sandpiper and the four/five bedroom Kingfisher house designs, all of which enjoy this desirable waterside location. The homes benefit from terraces, high level living areas and open-slatted garden fences, ensuring the river views cannot be missed. Residents at Azure also have the opportunity to further adopt the marine lifestyle by mooring a boat at the nearby 300-berth Chatham Maritime Marina or participating in water sports on the river. SPRINGHEAD PARK, EBBSFLEET GARDEN CITY Recently re-launched, the exciting Springhead Park development in Ebbsfleet Garden City combines the best of urban and rural living. The new collection of two-bedroom coach houses and two-, three- and four-bedroom houses are set amongst tree-lined boulevards and meticulously planned streetscapes. Built with a contemporary style, the homes are designed to create maximum space, light, comfort and security. French doors open onto the rear gardens, with roof lights which ensure that the open plan kitchen and dining spaces are flooded with natural light. HORSTED PARK, CHATHAM Surrounded by open countryside, and with the historic Fort Horsted on its boundary, Horsted Park has something for everyone. Offering a large range of homes for a variety of lifestyles including one and two-bedroom apartments, coach houses and two- to fourbedroom houses, the development has been thoughtfully designed to accommodate busy and modern day lives. Horsted Park benefits from all of the amenities that both Rochester and Chatham have to offer. Chatham is well served with shopping and leisure attractions, whilst the ancient cathedral city of Rochester boasts culture and heritage. From Chatham station, less than two miles from Horsted Park, direct rail services operate into central London in as little as 37 minutes and serve a range of mainline stations including St Pancras International, Victoria and Cannon Street. WILLOW GRANGE, COXHEATH Located within easy reach of Maidstone, Willow Grange offers a collection of 66 two-, three- and four-bedroom homes all available with Help to Buy. All the homes at Willow Grange offer a high specification and have been thoughtfully designed to suit the needs of modern day buyers. The Woodlark is a traditional fourbedroom home with an open plan kitchen/ dining area, creating a fluid space which is the social hub of the home and ideal for entertaining. The living area boasts double French doors opening onto the rear garden, whilst the kitchen is of a contemporary style featuring a range of integrated appliances. Coxheath is a popular village with a thriving community and a High Street that offers a range of independent shops, a café, pub, library and a village hall. Whilst being surrounded by open spaces for sports and leisure, Willow Grange also benefits from being located only four miles away from Maidstone, and the other major towns of Sevenoaks, Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells are all easily accessible. So whether you’re looking to invest in a one bedroom apartment, or a luxury five bedroom family home, you know you will find a place you’ll love with Countryside. For further information please visit