£329,995 - £414,995
Oakdene at The Hoplands
3 and 4 bedroom properties
Island Road, Canterbury, Kent
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About the Development
Located just 5miles north east of the Canterbury, surrounded by open Kent countryside and within easy reach of a host of coastal resorts, Oakdene at The Hoplands in Hersden has a lot to offer for families large and small. Add in a choice of ‘good’ and ‘outstanding’ schools close by, all the attractions of a UNESCO World Heritage Centre and a train time of under an hour to London from Canterbury, and you have the ideal location, whether you are looking for a first home or family home.
With high quality new housing hard to find in the South East, these three and four bedroom homes near Canterbury are sure to be in big demand, so register today for this brand new development.
*This development is Subject to Planning
AmenitiesThere is a Premier convenience store in Hersden, with Co-Operative stores also available along the A28. For your weekly shop, Canterbury has a good selection of supermarkets including Sainsbury’s and Asda.
The nearest GPs can be found in the village at Hersden Surgery (Sat Nav CT3 4EX, call 0845 474 9659) with a choice of dentists available in Canterbury, including Oasis Dental Centre (CT2 0BD, call 0845 474 9659).
DiningHersden is home to the Chopsticks Chinese Restaurant, with the pub grub of the Red Lion, The Yew Tree and the Grove Ferry also close by.
For a special occasion, head into Canterbury, where the tourist trade has given rise to a wealth of dining options for all tastes and budgets. Trip Advisor lists no less than 263 places to eat in and around the city, with Kathton House in Sturry, close to the development, leading the way as the top rated restaurant. The Corner House, Pinocchio’s, Café du Soleil and The Ambrette are also among the recommended dining experiences.
EducationOakdene at The Hoplands couldn’t be better placed for local schools, with the Ofsted ‘good’ rated Hersden Village Primary and the ‘outstanding’ rated Spires Academy both within walking distance. Spires Academy is a specialist business and enterprise school, as well as a specialist visual, creative and performing arts school. Sturry CofE Primary offers an alternative to Hersden Village, and is rated ‘outstanding’ across the board by Ofsted.
Nearby Canterbury is home to some of the finest independent schools in the country, including St Edmunds School and The King’s School – the oldest school in England. Canterbury is also home to no less than three universities, for students who wish to stay at home to cut the cost of their studies.
LeisureListed as a UNESCO World Heritage Centre, the historic city of Canterbury is one of the most visited places in England. There’s always plenty to explore and the city has a full calendar of special events to entertain the whole family. Canterbury is also home to two cinemas and two theatres, providing a wide range of evening entertainment.
For sports, head for DW Sports and Fitness on the outskirts of Canterbury, or Kingsmead Leisure Centre, or book a round of golf at Canterbury Golf Club. Golfers can also choose from the many excellent links courses along the Kent coast.
Closer to home, you can get out and explore the Kent countryside at Stodmarsh Nature Reserve or take a stroll along the Stour Valley Walk and enjoy the wildlife of the Westbere Marshes.
ShoppingCanterbury offers many shopping options, with the modern Whitefriars Shopping Centre for your favourite High Street names, as well as a wide range of quirky independent shops aimed at the tourist market. Out of town shopping can be found just before you reach the city, at Maybrook and Canterbury City retail parks, where you’ll find furnishings, DIY, computers and electrical goods.
For a big brand bargain, hop on a train to Ashford for the Ashford Designer Outlet, just a 20minute ride away.
TransportHersden is located on the main A28 Canterbury road, with the city just 5miles away. Margate is 12miles, Dover is 23miles and London is 70 miles to the west.
Sturry station is just a few minutes from the development and has services into Canterbury in just 4 minutes and direct to Ashford International in just 22minutes, where you can connect with Eurostar continental services to Paris, Brussels and beyond via the Channel Tunnel. Services from Canterbury West connect directly to London St Pancras in as little as 54minutes, with a huge choice of trains during peak times.
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