City breaks continue to maintain their leading position as the nation’s favourite holiday type, according to a survey by ABTA which showed over half of all respondents having taken one in the past year and almost as many planning to take one in the next 12 months. Offering unrivalled high speed connections into London and all over Europe, Ebbsfleet International Station is just a mile from Countryside’s Springhead Park development in Ebbsfleet Garden City, Kent. Springhead Park’s residents will be able to reach Paris in just over two hours and Brussels in an hour and forty minutes aboard the Eurostar.
The latest phase of 113 new homes at Springhead Park comprises two-bedroom coach houses and two, three and four-bedroom homes. Located within the thriving Ebbsfleet Garden City community, the development is set amongst tree-lined boulevards and meticulously planned streetscapes. Perfectly combining the best of urban and rural living, the development offers residents top notch travel connections in a beautiful environment.
Emma Fearn, Associate Director for Sales & Marketing of Countryside’s New Homes and Communities South region comments: “For both holidaymakers and those who often have to commute further afield for work, when it comes to travelling to Europe, Springhead Park is in an unrivalled location. The development itself is less than a mile from the station, providing a quick and easy gateway to Europe.”
The Hockham is an impressive three storey, four bedroom house boasting a spacious open plan kitchen and dining area. French doors open onto the rear garden, flooding the dining space with natural light, ideal for entertaining. The contemporary kitchen boasts a range of integrated appliances including a dishwasher, washing machine and fridge/freezer. On the first floor is a generously sized separate living room, providing the perfect area for the family to come together and relax, as well as a family bathroom and bedroom. Located on the second floor is the master bedroom, boasting fitted wardrobes and an en suite. Two further bedrooms are situated on this floor.
At the heart of the community at Springhead Park is a 2.5 acre Central Park, with wide open spaces to run, walk and cycle, a children’s play area and Linear Park filled with wild flower grasslands, trees and shrubs. Springhead Park will ultimately comprise 800 new homes, almost 300 of which have already been built, carefully designed to blend in to the leafy, green surroundings. Families moving to the development will also benefit from a brand new school on-site, which is set to open in 2018.
For shopping pursuits, Bluewater, one of the largest shopping destinations in Europe is right on the doorstep of Springhead Park, boasting over 330 stores and 40 cafés, bars and restaurants. The Paramount London Entertainment Resort, due to open in 2021, will also offer a range of attractions including an indoor water park, theatres, cinemas and hotels, and will provide around 27,000 jobs.
Just 20 miles south east of London, Springhead Park is ideally placed for commuters, with Kings Cross St Pancras just 17 minutes away by train, departing approximately every 15 minutes. The FastTrack bus service also operates in Springhead Park, making travel to the station and Bluewater quick and easy. The M25 and Dartford Crossing are less than three miles away, providing fast and direct access to London’s motorway network.