New Shared Ownership homes launch in one of Kent's finest locations



Offering the perfect marriage of picturesque landscapes, a bustling town and excellent transport links, the attractive market town of West Malling has been voted one of Kent’s finest places to live. Homebuyers who are searching for a location that offers country town living within easy reach of London should look to St. Arthur Homes’ newest collection of homes just launched at Lancaster Park, in partnership with Crest Nicholson. Available to buy with Shared Ownership, purchasers can secure an affordable step onto the property ladder and enjoy living in a stylish new home with one of Kent’s most historic villages on the doorstep.


Comprising a selection of 19 two and three bedroom houses, each home has been designed to offer the best of both worlds in more ways than one. A stylish and modern specification that also effortlessly reflects the tranquillity of this stunning Kent location. Showcasing four superb styles, The Evesham and The Cromer house types within this first phase of homes each present well considered layouts paired with an impressive specification. Ideal for first time buyers and young families seeking an uncompromising opportunity, Lancaster Park offers an idyllic setting close to town, with the trimmings that come as standard in a stylish new Shared Ownership property with St. Arthur Homes.


Louise Mills, Sales & Marketing Director for St. Arthur Homes comments: We are very proud to have launched our collection of Shared Ownership homes at Lancaster Park. Kent has become a firm favourite amongst homebuyers who want to reap the rewards of living in an out-of-town location but still be within an easy commute of London. The availability of Shared Ownership at Lancaster Park offers an exceptional opportunity, especially for first time buyers and young families who may assume that stepping on the ladder here would be out of reach. With reservations already underway, we expect a high demand for these homes, and would urge interested purchasers to register their details now to avoid disappointment.”


Just west of Sevenoaks and east of Maidstone, Lancaster Park occupies a superb location on the edge of King Hill just a mile away from the elegant Kent village of West Malling. Residents can take a relaxing stroll into town and explore an array of shops, cafes, pubs and parks – perfect for Sunday walks or an afternoon picnic. Whilst the village centre offers a good range of amenities, for those seeking a day of retail therapy, Bluewater Shopping Centre is a half hour drive away and Ashford Designer Retail Outlets is 40 minutes in the car – and both can also be reached via train services for nearby West Malling Railway Station.


For those who like to breathe in the fresh air and get outdoors there is plenty to do nearby. West Malling is host to some of Kent’s most scenic green spaces and countryside walks. Once part of an 18th century country estate, the award-winning Manor Country Park is one of 9 Kent Country Parks and provides 52 acres of beautiful open space to enjoy and includes its own serene lake, two wild flower meadows, woodland, a large children’s play area and a lovely on-site café offering delicious local food and refreshments. Another popular space to explore is Macey’s Meadow – a 20-acre wildlife haven ideal for walks and also runs a number of events throughout the year.


Young families with school age children are well catered for. There are a number of schools within two miles of Lancaster Park Ofsted rated ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’. Valley Invicta Primary School and West Malling CofE Primary School are both within a 20-minute walk. For those attending high school, Aylesford School is an 11-minute drive away and provides education for 11-18-year-olds.

Homebuyers who are seeking a base from which they can enjoy hassle-free commuting, Lancaster Park is the ideal choice. If travelling by car, the A228 is moments from home and connects residents to the M20 and M25 for easy routes into London, Folkestone and Dover. For those who like to sit back and commute via the train, West Malling Station is less than two miles from the development and offers services into London Victoria every 30 minutes, taking less than an hour and services also run into Canterbury West and Ramsgate every half an hour and run into Ashford International for connections to Paris and Europe.


Prices for Shared Ownership homes at Lancaster Park start from £172,500 for a 50% share of a two-bedroom house priced at £345,000. For further information visit www.starthurhomes.com or call 020 7224 3066.