Redrow - Ryarsh Park, ME19
Prices around £429,995
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Close to the historic village of West Malling, and within easy reach of the many facilities of Maidstone, Ryarsh Park enjoys an enviable position, surrounded by open Kent countryside. Yet it is still conveniently close to London, with regular trains speeding you directly to Victoria in as little as 56 minutes.
With everything from two bedroom starter homes to five bedroom executive family residences, Ryarsh Park has something for everyone. Whichever you choose, you’ll find every home is built to the same superb standards of our award winning Heritage Collection, and each features modern, family-friendly interiors designed for the way you live today.
Golfers will be spoiled for choice, with West Malling Golf Course right on their doorstep and several other challenging courses close by. For other sports, try Larkfield Leisure Centre in Aylesford or Maidstone Leisure Centre. West Malling is also home to an historic cricket ground. For evening entertainment, West Malling has more than a dozen friendly pubs and restaurants, while nearby Maidstone has a multi-screen Odeon cinema and provides an entertaining selection of shows at the Hazlitt Arts Centre. For a great day out visit Leeds Castle, just south of Maidstone, where you’ll always find something going on. One ticket gives you entry for a full year, so you can pop down with the kids anytime. Traditional seaside fun can be found close by along the North Kent Coast, in places such as Whitstable and Herne Bay, while the wide open spaces of the North Downs attracts walkers of all ages and abilities.
Rated ‘outstanding in every category by OFSTED, Ryarsh Primary offers the ideal start for your children, and it’s ideally close too, just across the motorway from the development. Nearby Offham Country Primary also rates as outstanding with West Malling CofE Primary rated ‘good with outstanding features For older pupils, the small but proud Malling School specialises in sports and sciences and rates ‘good’ across the board, while further afield Maidstone has an excellent selection of schools, including Maidstone Grammar, Maidstone Grammar School for Girls and Oakwood Park Grammar School.
For a small village, West Malling has much to offer for shoppers, including the quirky Abbey Arcade, and the fresh local produce of the farmers market held on the 4th Sunday of every month. A large Morrisons store can also be found in nearby Larkfield. Head along the A20 and you’ll find Aylesford Retail Park, or continue on into Maidstone for an even wider selection of shops, including The Mall and Fremlin Walk shopping centres. For a real shopping treat, jump a train into the capital for the flagship stores of Oxford Street, or head to the legendary Blue Water Shopping Centre for shopping on a vast scale. Ashford Outlet Village is also a popular destination with bargain hunters
Ryarsh Park is perfectly placed for commuters, with the A20 London Road and the M20 both close by providing excellent connections across the South East. London is just over 30 miles, Maidstone 8 miles, Ashford 27 miles and Canterbury 35 miles. Naturally, commuting to London is far easier by train than by road, and West Malling Station, just 3 miles away, has ample parking and regular trains direct to Victoria in as little as 56 minutes. When you’re heading further afield, on business or for pleasure, you’ll find Gatwick Airport just 35 miles away and London City Airport just 26 miles. For a more leisurely trip to the Continent, the ferries of Folkestone and Dover are just over 40 miles away
For GPs, register with West Malling Group Practice (Sat Nav ME19 6NE call and for dentists try The Dental Practice at Larkfield (Sat Nav ME20 6BJ call .
How to get there: From Tonbridge: From the High Street/The Big Bridge/B2260 continue along the High street travelling towards A227, turn right onto Bordyke/A227 and continue to follow A227, continue onto Hadlow Road/A26 and continue to follow A26, at roundabout take first exit onto Seven Mile Lane/B2016, turn right onto London Road/A20, turn right onto London Road/A20, turn left onto Roughetts Road and development will be on your left. From M20: From M20 follow signs for London, exit on A228, at roundabout take first exit and stay on A228, turn left onto Ashton Way, take first left onto London Road/A20, at roundabout take second exit and stay on London Road/A20, turn right onto Roughetts Road and development will be on your left.