The Wickets is our collection of new homes located on the northern reaches of Maidstone in Kent. The development offers a range of two, three and four bedroom homes; ideal for families, first time buyers and commuters.
The Wickets is in an enviable location as it’s close to Maidstone town centre but also has easy access to the M20 heading north and south to Ashford. This in turn links to motorways including the M25 and M2, plus the A249 and A229 are within easy reach. Close to the development there are frequent bus services into Maidstone town centre, where you’ll find two train stations; Maidstone East and West.
The town of Maidstone offers a range of excellent attractions, heritage sights, and stunning countryside. The picturesque River Medway meanders its way through the centre of the town, linking it with Rochester and the Thames Estuary to the north. Today the town is a cosmopolitan hub that celebrates its history whilst embracing modern living.
The local area is host to many events throughout the year including Music on the Green in Bearsted, Leeds Castle for family fun days out plus frequent concerts, open air cinema nights and fayres. A little further afield, Kent Showground hosts specialist events throughout the year. And, nearer to The Wickets, Maidstone Studios and Hazlitt Theatre are where shows such as Take Me Out and Catchphrase are held.
Surrounded by Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Maidstone is perfect for getting out and about in the North Downs, enjoying the fantastic countryside or exploring quaint sleepy villages. Alternatively, you can experience high octane adventures such as watersports, go-karting or quad biking.
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junction 7 of the M20, continue on a249 drive toward Sittingbourne Road.
attractive high street boasts a number of shops and from here you can
easily access Fremlin Walk, a modern shopping centre where you’ll find a huge
choice of well-known high street brands. The Mall Maidstone is another
spacious indoor shopping centre and, on the other side of the River Medway, you
can find St Peter's Wharf, known for its clothes, crafts and homeware
shops. There’s also a thriving local market which takes place each week on
Tuesdays and Saturdays at Lockmeadow, where you can buy delicious fresh produce
and grab yourself a bargain.
For even more choice, The McArthur Glen designer outlet in
Ashford and Bluewater Shopping Centre are also easily accessible with their
impressive choice of shops and restaurants.
There’s lots to do in the local area. The Norman Leeds
Castle with its 500 acre
parkland boasts falconry demonstrations, the rip-roaring treetop adventures of
Go Ape, and a brilliant hedge maze. With romantic towers, an audio tour and a
gift shop, the castle is perfect for a family day out.
Living in Maidstone means you’ll be able to enjoy relaxing
boat trips along the peaceful River Medway, as well as the more energetic
pastimes of walking, cycling or a spot of golf in the award-winning Mote Park.
Maidstone Leisure Centre is a must-visit for keep fit fans as it boasts an
impressive five swimming pools, a two storey state-of-the-art fitness suite,
sports hall and children’s soft play area.
There’s a lot to do in the evening too as Hazlitt Arts
Centre has a programme of events, including live music, comedy and drama. You
can also catch the latest film release at the Odeon cinema or meet friends at
the Hollywood Bowl or the variety of nightclubs, pubs and restaurants dotted
around Maidstone – there’s something to suit
Nearby are Pennies Nursery, Penenden
School, Sandling Primary School,
and St Pauls Infant School. The town is
home to some particularly sought-after schools, including Maidstone Grammar School,
Grammar School (boys only), Maidstone Grammar School
for Girls and Invicta
Grammar School (girls
only). Higher and further educational courses can be found at Mid Kent College.
Located in the heart of Kent,
and halfway between London and Dover,
Maidstone is in a fantastic situation and a
popular place to live for commuters. The town is just 2 miles from the M20
which connects south to Ashford and Folkestone and north-west to London, with the M25
approximately 18 miles away. The A229 provides speedy routes and will connect
you with the M2 leading onwards to Canterbury
Maidstone is well-served by
trains and has two railway stations: Maidstone East for London/Ashford services
and Maidstone West for Gatwick/Strood services. The Channel Tunnel is easily
accessed by train directly from Ashford. For destinations further afield, London City,
Gatwick and Heathrow airports have regular flights to and from other UK airports as
well as a wide range of international destinations.
Grove Green Medical Centre, Brewer Street Surgery, Bower Mount Medical Practice.
Maidstone Hospital and KIMS Hospital.
North Lodge Dental, Albion Place Dental Surgery and Roseacre Lodge Dental
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Site layouts are intended for illustrative purposes only, and may be subject to change, for example, in response to market demand, ground conditions or technical and planning reasons. Trees, planting and public open space shown are indicative, actual numbers and positions may vary. Site plans does not form any part of a warranty or contract. Further information is available from a site sales advisor.
The dimensions shown are approximate and the precise measurements may vary.
For full details on the HM Government-backed Help to Buy: Equity Loan scheme please visit www.helptobuy.gov.uk.
Every effort has been taken to ensure the information provided here is accurate however, particulars regarding local amenities and their distances are for general guidance only. Where schools and other educational facilities are mentioned they are intended to highlight their distance from the development and don’t represent a guarantee of admission or eligibility. Travel times and distances assume journeys are made by car. Times are likely to vary according to travel conditions and time of day.
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