Redrow - Vicarage Fields, TN12
Prices from £414,995 to £504,995
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About the DevelopmentVicarage Fields, is as conveniently close to the amenities of Marden as Marden itself is to Maidstone and London beyond. Within walking distance of both the local primary school and the railway station, offering direct trains to King’s Cross in under an hour, you simply couldn’t be better placed. Yet this is no sleepy dormer village for the capital, because it has a lively local community that reflects the very best of classic Kent life.
It’s the perfect location for our award-winning Heritage Collection homes, which also reflect the finest qualities of a bygone era, while boasting interiors designed for the way you live today. These three and four bedroom homes near Maidstone are sure to be popular, and we could help you sell your old home too with Help to sell. New homes within commuting distance of London are few and far between, so make sure you don’t miss out. Register your interest today to get all the latest news.
Marden offers a range of essential amenities and services, ensuring you do not have to travel far for all the everyday necessities. The village has its own medial centre and dental surgery, both of which are only a short walk from The Vicarage Fields development. There is also a pharmacy, post office, hairdressers, butcher and convenience store. For the weekly shop, you will find a Waitrose nearby. The closest hospital is Pembury Hospital, which is around 13 miles away in Royal Tunbridge Wells.
DiningWhen it comes to dining out, you don’t need to go far from Vicarage Fields, with a choice of two friendly pub restaurants, The West End Tavern and The Unicorn, as well as two Indian restaurants, Marden Tandoori and Taj of Kent, right on your doorstep in the village itself. There’s lots more choice in the surrounding villages too, with Jumerira Indian Restaurant at Staplehurst, The Mulberry Tree at Boughton Monchelsea, The Hawkenbury Inn in Hawkenbury and The Wild Duck at nearby Marden Thorn all highly recommended. Head into Maidstone or Royal Tonbridge Wells for an even wider selection, with something for everyone, from a family treat at a famous chain to an intimate romantic dinner for two.
At Redrow we understand the importance of education, and this development has a choice of schools in the local area. The nearest school is Marden Primary School, which is only a five-minute walk away. Parents can also choose to send their children to St Margaret’s C of E Primary School, which is less than three miles from the development, or Staplehurst School, which is 10 minutes away. The closest secondary schools are New Line Learning Academy in Maidstone and The High Weald Academy in Cranbrook, which is nine miles away. There is also a girls' and boys' day and boarding school, Bethany School, four miles from Vicarage Fields, which caters for 11- to 18-year-olds.
When you want to catch the latest cinema releases, you only need to head to the local Odeon in Maidstone. For those who fancy a round of golf now and again, Staplehurst Golf Centre has family-friendly facilities, including a driving range, just four miles away. The Putlands Sports and Leisure Centre is situated around eight miles from the development and houses a pool, gym, sauna and sports hall. There are also both indoor and outdoor pools at Tonbridge Swimming Pool. If you just want a gentle stroll round the lake, you can visit Haysden Country Park, which is about 30 minutes from Vicarage Fields.
ShoppingWhether you are looking for the latest high street fashions or a one-off piece from a boutique retailer, you will find it all in the area around Marden. Tonbridge itself has many independent labels as well as all your favourite brands. Maidstone’s shopping precinct has been pedestrianised in many areas and features indoor and open-air shopping centres housing all the well-known brands. The town also has a huge range of independent outlets, a twice-weekly market and a number of farmers’ markets.
The Vicarage Fields development is located in the beautiful Kent village of Marden. This is just nine miles from Maidstone and 15 miles from Tonbridge, making it a convenient location for commuters. The village is situated near to the A229, which goes to Maidstone and the M20, providing links to Ashford, Folkestone and London. The nearest train station is in the village itself, where you will find regular services to Paddock Wood, Staplehurst and Ashford International, which provides connections with cross-channel services. There is also a station at Beltring, seven miles away, which offers trains to Tonbridge, Strood and Maidstone.