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New Homes in Kent

With a population of over 1.8million (2015 estimate), Kent is the UK’s sixth most-populated county. In addition to the urban areas of county town Maidstone and other substantial and well-connected settlements such as Tonbridge, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Sevenoaks, Sittingbourne, Dartford and Ebbsfleet, the ‘Garden of England’ has extensive rural areas, with parts of the North Down and The Weald, as well as many resorts around its long and attractive coastline.

It makes for a compelling choice of destinations for seekers of new build homes to consider – first-time buyers, families, commuters, downsizers and those looking for a retirement home.

At the end of 2016,  the district of Tonbridge and Malling made it to 14 (of 418) in the Halifax Quality of Life survey, taking account factors such as employment, health, education, life expectancy, earnings and housing.

The latest figures from the Land Registry show Kent property prices rising 7.2% from 2016 to 2017 and the average county price (£277,761) 17.4% higher than the national average.

Kent still operates a grammar school system, appealing to many family homebuyers looking for highly reputed state schools. The county has campuses serving four universities, the two main ones being the University of Kent and Canterbury Christ Church University.


Transport links

Kent is a very well connected county. Its main arterial routes from London by road are the A2/M2 to the north, and A20/M20 via Ashford towards Folkestone. The M25 and M26 are also in the county, with the former linking over the River Thames at the Dartford Crossing into Essex and providing a convenient link north from there.

There are plenty of rail connections into London Bridge, Cannon Street, Blackfriars and Victoria stations, with dozens of towns and villages boasting a regular service into the capital – excellent choice for commuting homebuyers. Kent also benefits from High Speed 1 and Eurostar, linking Ebbsfleet and Ashford to St Pancras International and the Continent.

Dover and Folkestone are two major ports, with frequent commercial and passenger links to France.  Folkestone is where the Channel Tunnel takes road and rail passengers across to France.

Though without its own major airport, the M25 provides convenient links to get to Gatwick, Stansted and Heathrow.


New build homes market

There are many thousands new homes planned for Kent over the coming years, reflecting its significance in the market in the South East.

Ebbsfleet Development Corporation is planning up to 15,000 new homes as well as new parks and a commercial centre in the form of a new Garden City at the north Kent stop on the High Speed/Eurostar rail line. Some of the early homes are already for sale.

In March 2017, the government announced a plan for 5,750 new homes near Ashford, to be built in four phases by Hodson Developments and other large and small housebuilders. The first 1,500 homes at new village Chilmington Green are expected to be delivered by 2022.

Other districts and boroughs also plan their own considerable increase in housing stock.



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Kingsnorth, Kent TN23
£324,995 - £499,995
Barratt Homes at Chilmington
Kingsnorth, Kent TN23
3 - 4 bedroom properties
Barratt Homes
Boughton Aluph, Kent TN25
£521,995
Perry Court
Boughton Aluph, Kent TN25
4 bedroom properties
Barratt Homes
Buckland Valley, Kent CT16
£309,995
Barratt Homes at Richmond Park
Buckland Valley, Kent CT16
3 bedroom properties
Barratt Homes
Ospringe, Kent ME13
£364,995 - £543,995
Perry Court
Ospringe, Kent ME13
3 - 4 bedroom properties
David Wilson Homes
Staplehurst, Kent TN12
£384,995 - £596,995
Dickens Gate
Staplehurst, Kent TN12
3 - 4 bedroom properties
David Wilson Homes
Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN2
£310,000 - £950,000
1887 The Pantiles
Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN2 
1 - 3 bedroom properties
Dandara
Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN2
£625,000 - £765,000
Knights Wood
Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN2 
4 bedroom properties
Dandara
Aylesford, Kent ME6
£290,000
Holborough Lakes
Aylesford, Kent ME6 
2 bedroom properties
Berkeley
Faversham, Kent ME13
£194,998 (from 50% share)
Davington Fields
Faversham, Kent ME13
3 bedroom properties
Home Reach
Paddock Wood, Kent TN12
£336,000 - £841,500
Foal Hurst Green
Paddock Wood, Kent TN12
2 - 5 bedroom properties
Berkeley
Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN2
£580,000 - £1,104,000
Hollyfields
Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN2 
3 - 5 bedroom properties
Berkeley
Sevenoaks, Kent TN13
£634,500 - £774,500
Quinton Court
Sevenoaks, Kent TN13
2 - 3 bedroom properties
Berkeley
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Tonbridge, Kent TN10
£399,950
St Giles Lodge
Tonbridge, Kent TN10
2 bedroom properties
Churchill Retirement Living
Maidstone, Kent ME14
£278,950 - £331,950
King's Lodge
Maidstone, Kent ME14
1 - 2 bedroom properties
Churchill Retirement Living
Deal, Kent CT14
£285,950 - £409,950
Goodwin Lodge
Deal, Kent CT14
1 - 2 bedroom properties
Churchill Retirement Living
Sittingbourne, Kent ME10
£259,950 - £332,950
Beatrice Lodge
Sittingbourne, Kent ME10
1 - 2 bedroom properties
Churchill Retirement Living
Dartford, Kent DA1
£333,950 - £412,950
Keyes Lodge
Dartford, Kent DA1 
1 - 2 bedroom properties
Churchill Retirement Living
Birchington, Kent CT7
£415,000 - £775,000
Heritage Fields   Phase 2
Birchington, Kent CT7 
3 - 5 bedroom properties
Sunningdale House Developments
Ashford, Kent TN23
£186,950
Manor Park
Ashford, Kent TN23
1 bedroom properties
Persimmon Homes
Northfleet, Kent DA11
£344,950 - £650,000
Watermans Park
Northfleet, Kent DA11
2 - 5 bedroom properties
Persimmon Homes
Maidstone, Kent ME14
£432,450
The Wickets
Maidstone, Kent ME14
4 bedroom properties
Persimmon Homes
Kingsnorth, Kent TN25
£385,000 - £450,000
Bridgefield
Kingsnorth, Kent TN25
4 bedroom properties
Persimmon Homes
Broadstairs, Kent CT10
£570,000 - £625,000
South Cliff Place
Broadstairs, Kent CT10
4 bedroom properties
Sunningdale House Developments
Folkestone, Kent CT20
£675,000 - £775,000
Sandgate Pavilions
Folkestone, Kent CT20
2 - 3 bedroom properties
Sunningdale House Developments
Headcorn, Kent TN27
£500,000
Saxons Chase
Headcorn, Kent TN27
5 bedroom properties
Persimmon Homes
Rainham, Kent ME8
£322,450 - £472,450
Otterham Park
Rainham, Kent ME8 
2 - 4 bedroom properties
Persimmon Homes
Deal, Kent CT14
£380,000 - £585,000
Millers Retreat
Deal, Kent CT14
3 - 5 bedroom properties
Sunningdale House Developments
Chatham, Kent ME4
£200,000 - £258,000
Colonial Wharf
Chatham, Kent ME4 
1 - 2 bedroom properties
Persimmon Homes
Deal, Kent CT14
£395,000
Nursery Fields
Deal, Kent CT14
3 bedroom properties
Sunningdale House Developments
Canterbury, Kent CT1
£345,000 - £545,000
Saxon Fields
Canterbury, Kent CT1 
2 - 4 bedroom properties
Pentland Homes
Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN2
Price on application
Broadwater House
Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN2 
Contact for more details
Clearview Developments
Brenchley, Kent TN12
£1,100,000
Mascalls Grange
Brenchley, Kent TN12
5 bedroom properties
Charles Church
Bidborough, Kent TN4
£430,000 - £447,000
Southborough Gate
Bidborough, Kent TN4 
2 bedroom properties
McCarthy Stone
Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN4
£396,000
The Dairy
Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN4 
Contact for more details
McCarthy Stone
Southborough, Kent TN4
£150,000 - £320,000
Spectrum
Southborough, Kent TN4 
2 bedroom properties
Crest Nicholson
Faversham, Kent ME13
£377,500 - £460,000
Kingsmead
Faversham, Kent ME13
3 - 4 bedroom properties
Crest Nicholson
The Forstal, Kent TN25
£395,000 - £510,000
Bilham Farm
The Forstal, Kent TN25
3 - 4 bedroom properties
Crest Nicholson
Boughton Monchelsea, Kent ME17
£560,000 - £625,000
Lyewood
Boughton Monchelsea, Kent ME17
4 bedroom properties
Crest Nicholson

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