Minster on Sea

Blessed with award-winning beaches and surrounded by striking countryside, good local schools and excellent commuting links, Minster on Sea could provide you with a dream lifestyle and the perfect location to buy a new home. Minster on Sea is a thriving town on the north coast of the Isle of Sheppey, Kent. With its unique location, Minster on Sea is a popular place to live with all the amenities you would expect from a modern village, plus stunning countryside, a Blue Flag beach just a short stroll away, and a choice of restaurants and leisure pastimes.

Living in Minster on Sea

Leisure on your doorstep

Living in Minster on Sea means you’ll be able to enjoy your favourite sports and leisure pastimes whenever you want. You’ll be close to the popular Sheppey Leisure Complex with its fitness suite, workout classes, swimming pool, healthy living centre and much more. There are several golf clubs in the area including the spectacular Sheerness Golf Club, and to escape into nature you can visit the wild beauty of Swale National Nature Reserve and the abundant wildlife at Elmley National Nature Reserve, both located on the island.

Good amenities in the area

You’ll find everything you need for day-to-day life on the island, including a range of pubs, eateries, supermarkets, shops and banks in Sheerness, a 6-minute drive from Minster on Sea. For a wider selection of shopping facilities and entertainment venues you could make the 8-mile journey to Sittingbourne on the mainland. The lively town has a long high street with a range of chain stores and independent shops, as well as the Forum Shopping Centre. There’s also a good selection of bars and restaurants, as well as the Avenue Theatre which offers a wide-ranging programme of plays, musicals, cinema and concerts. Further afield you’ll find excellent shopping facilities at Bluewater, whilst Ebbsfleet International Station provides a direct high speed rail service to London St Pancras.

Ideal for family life

Families are well looked after in Minster on Sea, with a choice of well-respected primary schools and pre-school nurseries. Secondary schooling is also catered for locally. Combine this with the wide promenade which features various pieces of free-to-use green gym equipment, a pristine beach, lots of open space, play areas and children’s groups and you’ll start to understand why this area is a fantastic place to live.

Excellent transport links

Considering its peaceful village location, Minster on Sea is very well connected. Trains and buses run regularly from Sheerness to London, including high-speed rail services to St Pancras via Ebbsfleet International. There are also services to Canterbury and the south east coast of Kent. For travel by car, the M2 motorway is just approximately 13 miles south of Minster on Sea and also within easy reach is the M20, which connects Folkestone and the Channel Tunnel with the M25, Gatwick Airport and the Dartford Crossing.