Dickens Gate

Maidstone, TN12 0PD

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Starting from price £147,375 for 45% share

Overview

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Set in the popular Kent village of Staplehurst, these last remaining three bedroom homes on the new build Dickens Gate development are available through Shared Ownership. Find your perfect home with a range of terraced and semi-detached family homes.

Taking inspiration from the beautiful countryside in this desirable part of Kent between Tunbridge Wells and Ashford, the homes at Dickens Gate make the most of outdoor living with allotments and play areas on site, as well access to walks, hikes and cycle paths through the nearby North Downs. Bring the outside in with bright living rooms and spacious bedrooms looking onto private gardens, whilst all homes have traditional exteriors and contemporary kitchens and bathrooms for modern living.

The large village of Staplehurst, 9 miles south of Maidstone, has everyday amenities including a corner shop, library, bank and has a well connected train station a 15 minute walk from Dickens Gate. By train commute to London Charing Cross in 1 hour 2 minutes and Kent towns Maidstone, Tonbridge, Ashford and Royal Tunbridge Wells are accessible by train or by road via the A229, and onto the M20. Maidstone town centre, a 30 minute drive away, has plenty of high street brands and restaurants at Fremlin Walk shopping centre, as well as independent bars, restaurants and pubs for evenings out with friends. Visit Tonbridge, Ashford or Royal Tunbridge Wells for an ever wider choice for dining out, shopping and leisure.

There’s a local primary school within walking distance of Dickens Gate, and Cornwallis Academy is 4 miles away and rated a ‘good’ secondary school by Ofsted.

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Key features

  • Integrated oven, hob and extractor
  • Laminated kitchen worktops in neutral grey
  • Three piece bathroom with shower over bath
  • Ground floor WC
  • Allocated parking
  • Rear garden
  • Flooring throughout
  • Storage space
  • Combi Boiler
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Location

A network of small pretty villages throughout the area offer a brilliant selection of period pubs, such as gastropub The Milk House in nearby Cranbrook, the perfect spot for a well deserved break after a long walk. Nature reserves, trails and historic manors are spread across the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and provides endless ways to explore the local area. From Staplehurt, spend summer days picnicking at Mote Park in Maidstone whilst children enjoy play areas and the new Outdoor Adventure activity centre. Stay active at the cricket and tennis club in Staplehurst or the local Village Golf Club, close to Dickens Gate.

Travel times

  • 11 mins Staplehurt School
  • 14 mins Staplehurst Health Centre
  • 18 mins From Staplehurst Train Station to Tonbridge Train Station
  • 1h 6mins From Staplehurst Train Station to London Charing Cross
  • 11 mins Sainsburys Local
  • 39 mins Bluewater Shopping Centre
  • 60 mins Gatwick Airport

Availability

Key features

  • 3 bedroom Semi-Detached House
  • Integrated oven, hob and extractor
  • Laminated kitchen worktops in neutral grey
  • Three piece bathroom with shower over bath
  • Ground floor WC
  • Allocated parking
  • Rear garden
  • Flooring throughout
  • Combi Boiler
  • Estimated Service Charge £70.60pcm

Key features

  • 3 bedroom Mid-Terrace House
  • Integrated oven, hob and extractor
  • Laminated kitchen worktops in neutral grey
  • Three piece bathroom with shower over bath
  • Ground floor WC
  • Allocated parking
  • Rear garden
  • Flooring throughout
  • Combi Boiler
  • Estimated Service Charge £74.07 pcm

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The figures and estimates shown in this calculator should not be relied on as confirmation of affordability and should only be used as an indicative guide to monthly costs. The monthly rental cost is based on 2.75% on the retained equity. This will usually increase by the annual rate of RPI. The monthly mortgage cost is based on a Variable Rate Mortgage at 3% over a 25-year repayment loan. Other costs will apply such as service charge. Sage Housing is not authorised or regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority to provide financial advice. You should always seek advice and recommendations from an independent financial advisor regarding mortgage products, affordability, interest rates, repayment methods and terms and conditions. You should also seek independent legal advice. Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up payments on a mortgage or any other loan secured against it.

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