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Three Launches Announced In Kent

Posted 25 November 2021 by Keith Osborne

Redrow, Countryside and Hyde New Homes have announced launches in Hersden, Paddock Wood and Bapchild respectively...

House-hunters in Kent now have more brand new homes to consider with launches at three sites, one in Hersden, one in Paddock Wood and another in Bapchild.

Redrow – fresh from its success at the WhatHouse? Awards 2021 – has just unveiled the next phase of homes at The Hoplands, its 126-home community in Hersden, on the outskirts of Canterbury. This latest phase, called Alderwood, will comprise 20 new homes for private sale, with three or four bedrooms. An additional 19 homes will be available at affordable tenure.

As with the earlier phase of the development, the homes are taken from the housebuilder’s award-winning Heritage Collection, inspired by the Arts & Crafts architectural style, featuring traditional gable-ended roofs, porches and red- and yellow-brick exteriors. The kitchens in Redrow’s Heritage Collection have been designed as the hub of the home and are finished with high-quality appliances, fixtures and fittings.

Leon Shelton-Smith, area sales manager at Redrow South East, commented: “The Hoplands has proven hugely popular with families looking for a peaceful location surrounded by swathes of green open space, while close to good schools and the historic centre of Canterbury. We are delighted to launch our next phase of homes here, bringing a range of new homes to market and consolidating what’s quickly becoming a thriving community.”

Located five miles from the centre of Canterbury, residents at The Hoplands will benefit from the city’s excellent collection of pubs, bars and restaurants, extensive sports facilities, local schools and two universities. Trains from Canterbury West station connect passengers with London St Pancras International in under an hour. While nearby Sturry station will connect residents of The Hoplands to Canterbury in just four minutes.

Prices start from £389,995. Find out more at www.redrow.co.uk.

The BurrowsThe Burrows

Meanwhile, the first collection of homes at Countryside’s newest development, The Burrows at Paddock Wood, have now been released for sale off-plan. They are anticipated to be ready to move into in spring 2022.

Situated in a well-connected, rural setting and spread over 22.5 acres, the development will deliver 300 two-, three-, four- and five-bedroom homes for a range of buyers, including those looking for easy access to the capital and the peace of the surrounding countryside, which is peppered with orchards and is a beautiful area for walking and cycling.

Open green spaces, footpaths, recreation grounds and sympathetic landscaping have been thoughtfully incorporated into the development, bringing together rural living with a great neighbourhood feel.

Danny Wood, managing director, Southern Home Counties, Countryside, said: “With an increased demand for homes with excellent travel links set in a rural setting, The Burrows perfectly meets the needs of today’s buyers. We’re so excited to unveil these thoughtfully designed homes and welcome the very first residents to The Burrows next year. Residents at The Burrows will benefit from the peaceful rural surroundings on their doorstep, whilst remaining within easy access of a range of amenities and lifestyle pursuits.”

Boasting a high-quality specification, and attractive external features and interiors, homes at The Burrows benefit from the very latest design technology and building techniques. Contemporary in style, kitchens are fitted with fully integrated appliances with bright and airy living and dining areas, providing the perfect space to spend time with family and friends. Further benefits include private outside space to each property as well as allocated private parking, with homes also benefitting from hyperoptic broadband, enabling working from home with ease.

The development is set amongst leafy lanes, leading to an abundance of pubs, restaurants and local amenities. For families, Kent is home to a number of highly regarded state, grammar and independent schools, locally and within a few miles of The Burrows. In the town of Paddock Wood there are two excellent mainstream schools, namely Paddock Wood Primary Academy, a community mixed school for 4- to 11-year-olds, as well as Mascalls Academy, a co-educational secondary school and sixth form. Neighbouring towns of Tonbridge and Royal Tunbridge Wells, also offer a broad selection of schools, all within easy access.

Ideal for commuting, trains from nearby Paddock Wood station offers regular services to London Charing Cross in under an hour, whilst services to nearby towns and the Kent coast are also available. Paddock Wood sits just off the A228, enabling easy access to the neighbouring towns of Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells, Maidstone and Sevenoaks. The M20, M25 and M26 are all on the doorstep, while Gatwick Airport can be reached in under an hour and Heathrow Airport in just over an hour.

Prices at The Burrows start at £400,000 for a three-bedroom house. Find out more at www.countrysideproperties.com.

Spring AcresSpring Acres

Hyde New Homes is also proud recent WhatHouse? Award winners, including Gold for its parent company Hyde Group. It is launching Spring Acres today, Thursday 25 November, with two new fully dressed show homes to explore at this development in Bapchild, just outside Sittingbourne

Rebecca Tucker, owner and director at Suna Interior Design said: “As soon as we received the brief from Hyde New Homes, we immediately took the reins and provided designs for family buyers who would be purchasing in the area. Families that would love the access to local amenities but also appreciate the proximity to the surrounding countryside and coast.”

The first show home waiting to be discovered is the four-bedroom ‘Foxglove’, a three-storey townhouse available for outright sale. Designed with a fresh and natural palette with touches of sage green, navy and emerald, the ‘Foxglove’ offers a spacious kitchen/dining room and separate living room. On the first floor there are two double bedrooms which boast a luxurious feel with navy and brass accents. Each bedroom also comes complete with fitted wardrobes and en suite shower rooms. The second floor is dedicated to the children’s rooms – one for a young child and one for a teenager. The family bathroom is also available on this floor.

Spring Acres is also showcasing the three-bedroom ‘Campion’. There will be two of these home styles available for Shared Ownership next year, while the rest will be for outright sale. With a colour palette which uses rich tones of burgundy, with paler accents of a subtle pink blush, this home offers a spacious and contemporary kitchen with a separate large living/dining room. The master bedroom comes with fitted wardrobes and an en suite shower room while on the same floor there is a pretty guest room, a children’s bedroom and family bathroom.

Minnie Dando, head of marketing and communications at Hyde New Homes said: “The team at Suna have done a wonderful job of bringing our vision to life and we are thrilled with the results. We have worked with Suna on a number of interior designs for our show homes and in fact, we have just won a Silver Award at the What House? Awards for our show home at Seaview Meadows in Saltdean.”

Homes at Spring Acres are available for outright sale, including two, three, four and five bedroom homes, with prices starting from £365,000. Shared Ownership homes will be launching in the new year, with a choice of two and three bedroom homes. A 30% share would require a minimum 5% deposit along with a subsidised rent, which is paid to Hyde New Homes on the remaining share. Further shares can be purchased at any time, through a process known as staircasing, which allows purchasers to own up to 100% of their home. Find out more at www.hydenewhomes.co.uk.


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