Watling Place in Newington by Persimmon Homes
Newington, Kent, ME9 7JJ
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4 bedroom properties
Make the most of village life with excellent transport links...
Set between Rainham and Sittingbourne, Watling Place is our collection of new homes in the small historic village of Newington, Kent. This exciting development has a range of two, three, four and five bedroom homes, with a choice of designs to suit young professionals, families and downsizers.
- Choice of 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes
- Popular village location
- Excellent shopping in nearby towns
- Close to Rainham, Sittingbourne, Chatham and Maidstone
- Excellent transport links, including rail services to London and Ashford
The village of Newington has a variety of local amenities, including a local convenience store, takeaway, primary school, village hall and its own train station. Situated on the Chatham Main Line, the Newington train station offers services direct to London in just over an hour, and to Ashford in approx 40 minutes; ideal for commuters.
For daily essentials there's a local Co-op just a few minute's walk from Watling Place, and for larger grocery shops you'll find a Sainsburys and Morrisons in Sittingbourne and a Tesco Extra in Rainham. There is a good variety of shops in the neighbouring towns of Rainham, Sittingbourne and Maidstone, including the Fremlin Walk Shopping Centre and the Mall at Maidstone. For the ultimate shopping experience visit Bluewater shopping centre, approximately a 30-minute drive from Watling Place.
Local entertainment in Newington includes events organised by the community centre and local church, such as flower arranging and coffee mornings.
The village also has its own WI, bingo and a social club. There is a Community Arts Festival held in the village each summer and the annual Newington Village Festival: great opportunities for families to have fun. A food and crafts fair is held in the Village Hall on the first Sunday of the month.
Splashes Sports Centre in Rainham is 3.4 miles away from Watling Place and offers an indoor fun pool with wave machine and flume as well as swimming lessons, a gym and fitness classes. Other sports facilities can be found at Swallows Leisure Centre in Sittingbourne. Newington Recreation Ground is an open space just minutes from Watling Place with a sports pavilion, a children's play area and items of adult gym equipment. Nearby outdoor attractions include Capstone Country Park, the Blue Flag beach at Minster and the artificial ski slope at Chatham Ski & Snowboard Centre.A great education for all…
Newington C of E Primary School is situated in the village, just half a mile from the Watling Place development. Rated ‘Good' by Ofsted, the school is said to have “very friendly and happy” pupils who “feel safe”. Located in nearby villages are Hartlip Endowed C of E Primary School, Lower Halstow Primary School and Borden C of E Primary School, with the latter graded ‘Outstanding' by Ofsted. For older children, Rainham Mark Grammar School and Borden Grammar School are both nearby.
With its peaceful, yet well-connected location, great amenities close to hand and good local schooling, Watling Place could be your ideal setting to call home.
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You'll be well connected...
The village of Newington has regular bus services to Sittingbourne and Chatham and its own train station. Situated on the Chatham Main Line, it offers direct services to London in just over an hour, and to Ashford in around 40 mins. The nearest airports are Gatwick, Stansted and Heathrow.
Approximate travel distance by car to:
- Newington train station: 0.3 miles
- Sittingbourne: 2.7 miles
- Rainham: 2.8 miles
- Chatham: 7 miles
- Maidstone: 11.2 miles
- Canterbury: 23.4 miles
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