Recent research from Aviva, found that six million adults in the UK do not know any of their neighbour’s names, with only a quarter of people classing their neighbours as close friends. However, owning a home within a friendly community is an aspiration for many prospective purchasers, with one in five Brits wanting to get to know their neighbours better.House hunters looking to secure their forever home in an established and friendly neighbourhood will be pleased to find Countryside’s Horsted Park development in Chatham, Kent which boasts a distinct sense of community.
Horsted Park is a collection of one and two-bedroom apartments, and three and four-bedroom houses, perfect for growing families wanting to own a home within a vibrant neighbourhood and be friends with those who also live there.
Emma Fearn, Associate Director for Sales & Marketing of Countryside’s New Homes and Communities South region comments: “Being a part of a friendly neighbourhood is an important factor when choosing a new home. Horsted Park has been designed to promote community values, and allow residents to easily meet their neighbours, with a series of public squares, open spaces, and courtyards throughout the development.We are sure that residents will find the community feel that they have been looking for in the perfect family home at Horsted Park.”
Sri Tayi, a resident at Horsted Park, adds: “Horsted Park has a lovely community feel. I’m happy to let my daughter, Nishka, play in the playground with the other children, and I get on really well with the other neighbours.”
The Sandhurst, a three-bedroom property, is an example of one of the family homes which are available at Horsted Park. The open plan kitchen/living/dining area creates the ideal space to spend time together. The master bedroom can be found on the first floor, which features fitted wardrobes and a luxurious en suite bathroom. The final two bedrooms share the well-appointed family bathroom.
All homes at Horsted Park benefit from Countryside’s renowned high-quality interior specification. Kitchens are sleek, with handle less wall units, glass splash-backs and a range of high quality integrated appliances. Bathrooms offer the ideal space to unwind, with contemporary white sanitary ware, chrome accessories and warming Walnut details throughout.
Located just two miles south of Chatham and Rochester, Horsted Park is ideally placed to benefit from all that these bustling local towns have to offer. Chatham is home to a variety of shops, with well-known high street brands, as well as a number of independent retailers. The ancient cathedral city of Rochester is steeped in history, offering the chance to explore traditional buildings, including Rochester Castle, and the impressive Rochester Cathedral.
Despite its countryside location, Hosted Park is conveniently located with access to a variety of convenient travel connections. Chatham railway station is just two miles away, offering direct services to London Paddington in 45 minutes. Motorists are well catered for too, the M2 is less than a mile away giving rapid access to the M20, M26, M25, the Dartford Crossing and London Airports, as well as the Channel ports and tunnel.