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The Best New Homes For Sale In Deal, Kent

Posted 11 March 2022 by Keith Osborne

Deal is an underrated, lively town on the Kent coast and there are some top-quality new homes for sale there...

One of the top places to live in Kent is Deal, an underrated coastal town situated between Sandwich and Dover, and there’s a choice of brand new homes for sale to consider in the area.

With ‘location’ still the number one priority for house-hunters today, the new homes developments in and around Deal offer residents a great place to live. The Times recently naming Deal one of its best places to live in the South East. It means that property prices here are competitive compared to these more-publicised resorts and a number of housebuilders have recognised pent-up demand to live here.

Current new homes for sale in Deal

Millers Retreat – Situated in Walmer, this scheme from Sunningdale House Developments is a collection of two- to five-bedroom homes with architectural finishes inspired by Kent’s traditional and much-loved style. It is just a four-minute walk from Walmer station and a seven-minute drive to Deal’s town centre. The currently available range of three-, four- and five-bedroom homes are priced from £380,000 to £585,000 and come with a specification that includes energy-efficient central heating and uPVC windows; contemporary-design kitchens and bathrooms; fully integrated kitchen appliances; en suite to bedroom one; and private parking.

Millers RetreatMillers Retreat

Pottery Grove – Quinn Homes has seen great success at this development but there’s still a chance to purchase there. ‘The Canterbury’ is a three-storey townhouse priced at £425,000. The hub of this home is the open-plan kitchen/dining/living room on the ground floor, with its English-made fittings and a range of high-quality Bosch appliances. This room runs the full length of the home and has French doors to the rear garden. There are two en suite double bedrooms on the first floor, and two more bedrooms on the second floor share a bathroom. In all, there is some 1,318 sq ft of living space.

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Apple Tree Gardens – Canterbury-based housebuilder Rogate is creating a boutique development of just seven homes in a quite residential area of Walmer. The properties have been designed in the Kent vernacular architecture but have a thoroughly up-to-date specification including contemporary kitchens with a range of fitted appliances; a utility room; Italian-designed sanitaryware; Amtico, carpet or tile flooring throughout; private front and rear gardens; and a feature log stove in the living room. Find out more at www.rogate.co.uk.

Maynard Meadows – This is a brand new development of just 12 homes in Great Mongeham, a village just two miles west of Deal, under a ten-minute drive from the beach. There will be a three- and four-bedroom terraced, semi-detached and detached properties with off-street parking. Help to Buy is available to first-time buyers on selected plots. Prices are from £350,000 and available to reserve off-plan. Find out more at roddynewhomes.co.uk.

So, why choose to buy a new home in Deal?

Shops and amenities

Deal is considered a bit of a haven for shoppers, mixing big-name brands (a large Sainsbury’s/Argos on the edge of town) with a host of independent specialists, from fishmongers to galleries. There’s a post office on Queen Street and a number of high street banks. A market takes place every Saturday. Deal is served by a number of doctors’ surgeries and the nearest hospital is in Canterbury, around half-an-hour’s drive away.

Places to eat and drink

Like many coastal towns, Deal has a wealth of pubs and takeaways to choose from. Just last year, the Guardian picked the Hoy for its mix of character and a delightful sun-soaked patio garden, and The Green Berry in Walmer has won several CAMRA awards. Familiar restaurants and takeaway brands sit alongside many small businesses offering all sorts of cuisines. A number of places have five-star ratings on TripAdvisor.


A number of primary schools around the town are rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted, one exception being Warden House Primary School which is ‘Outstanding’. Goodwin Academy is the nearest secondary school, opened in 2016 it has yet to be inspected by Ofsted.

Leisure and entertainment

In addition to traditional seafront arcades and opportunities to swim and fish, there are tennis and croquet clubs, facilities for swimming, bowls and skateboarding while Betteshanger Park offers a host of activities as well as open spaces and woodland. There are local teams for football, cricket and rugby. Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club is just north of the town and Royal St George’s is a little further away in Sandwich. Both Deal and Walmer have historic castles to explore. It’s a 20-minute drive to the walking and cycling routes across the North Downs.


A number of bus routes serve the town and local area. Deal and Walmer stations and both served by High Speed services along the Kent coast and into the capital. It’s around 20 minutes to Ramsgate, 25 minutes to Dover, 45 minutes to Ashford International and 90 minutes to St Pancras International. By road, it’s under 20 minutes to Dover and the A2, 30 minutes to Canterbury and 70 minutes to the M25.


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