Kent is a county in the South East of England. It is bordered by Greater London, Surrey and East Sussex as one of the home counties. 28% of Kent forms two areas of outstanding natural beauty, these being The North Downs and The High Weald.
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Retirement property for sale in Dartford, Kent
Our developments have been carefully designed to make life easier, leaving you free to enjoy your retirement. We always make sure our developments are well located for local shops and transport links.
Dartford is a popular town situated on the Thames, on the border of Kent and Greater London. Dartford has a long history of industrial and cultural importance and has an extensive range of shops, bars and restaurants within the town centre, together with good transport links to both Bluewater Shopping Centre and Lakeside Shopping Centre.
Dartford has a rich and varied heritage which includes The Manor Gate House, which was once a 16th Century mansion of Henry VIII. Medieval buildings in the High Street and the Holy Trinity Church, which dates back to the 1000s and contains a 15th Century mural also add to the heritage of Dartford. Here, the body of Henry V lay overnight for a requiem mass before burial at Westminster Abbey.
There’s also the Swanscombe Skull Site which is worth a visit. This is the location for three matching fragments of skull that turned out to be among the oldest human remains ever found in Europe.
As well as quick links into central London, the town also benefits from designated areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty such as Dartford Heath. Scenic locations include the 26-acre Central Park, providing glorious floral displays and walks alongside the Darent riverside and the smaller Hesketh Park, with sport facilities.
Retirement property for sale in Maidstone, Kent
This gated retirement development of 53 one and two bedroom apartments is brand new and now open daily. You will have easy access to the town’s great choice of high street shops and services, including banks, a Post Office, a pharmacy, supermarkets and a library, all close to our retirement homes. Maidstone also has plenty of places to meet friends or family for something to eat, and with simple transport links to London, this is a great place to call home.
Kent’s county town lies at the heart of the Garden of England; simply perfect for new retirement flats. Maidstone has the benefit of being close to orchards and hop gardens that surround romantic villages and must-see heritage sites. With all the amenities you need close to home, why choose anywhere else?
This lush landscape is home to the captivating Leeds Castle, where you can discover the stories of six English queens, an Anglo-American heiress and one-time resident Catherine of Aragon, Henry VIII’s first wife.
In Maidstone itself, the stables of the 14th Century Archbishop’s Palace house one of the town’s hidden gems, while the Kentish Lady or Allington Belle will take you on a scenic River Medway cruise through the Maidstone Millennium River Park to Kent where oast houses, historic homes, farm animals and tractor rides provide a lively insight into Kent’s rural past.
This new development is close to The Mall Shopping Centre and Maidstone East train station, so getting further afield is simple and easy. Several independent shops, a hairdresser, pharmacy and optician are all within walking distance, making this development ideally located. King’s Lodge is a gated development, offering that additional element of security.
Retirement property for sale in Sittingbourne, Kent
All apartments at Churchill Retirement Living are completely self-contained with their own front door, providing you with privacy and peace and quiet when you want it.
There is a choice of one and two bedroom apartments and they may all vary slightly when it comes to dimensions and position of rooms.
Sittingbourne is a popular former industrial town located in the Swale district of Kent. Just 17 miles from Canterbury and within 45 miles of London, the town has been undergoing a significant regeneration project in recent years, making it a desirable place to live.
Train links to London Victoria and HS1 to St Pancras International mean Sittingbourne is in an ideal location for visits to the capital. The high street boasts a wide range of both national and local retailers and is less than half a mile away from the development.
Several restaurants, cafes and tea rooms are scattered across the town and are all within easy walking distance.
The town has a lot of leisure facilities including the light railway and Avenue Theatre, which offers musicals and films throughout the year.
The nearby Cromer’s Wood Nature Reserve is home to various birds and wildflowers, making it a popular scenic location in Sittingbourne.
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