Redrow - Highwood Green, TN12
Just eight miles south of Maidstone, and less than an hour by direct train from the heart of London, Marden is perfectly placed for commuting. Yet despite it’s excellent connections, it remains the classic Kent village, packed with charm and character. Highwood Green also combines the best of both worlds, with a superb selection of high quality 3,4 and 5 bedroom homes from the Redrow Heritage Collection blending traditional craftsmanship and architecture with interiors designed for modern family living.
Marden Cricket and Hockey Club is the centre of sporting activity in the village, backed by a range of other sports clubs for football, rugby, squash and tennis in the surrounding area. Maidstone Leisure Centre has high quality facilities, including a pool and a range of indoor courts, while Bewl Water Outdoor Centre offers a real alternative, from sailing and windsurfing to rock climbing. Golfers can choose from several challenging Kent courses, including Staplehurst and Weald of Kent. For evening entertainment, Marden has a few highly recommended restaurants and a good selection of welcoming traditional pubs. There’s even more to choose from in nearby Maidstone, where you’ll also find an Odeon multi-screen cinema. The Trinity Theatre in Tunbridge Wells and the Oast Theatre in Tonbridge are both popular arts venues within easy reach. Whatever your pace of life, there’s something for you at Highwood Green. Head to Brands Hatch for an unrivalled day of international motor sports action, or step back in time at one of the many historic houses in the area, including Leeds Castle, Sissinghurst Castle and Bedgebury Walled Park. Kids of all ages will enjoy hours of fun at Hop Farm Family Park, plus of course the multitude of museums and tourist attractions of London are all just a short train ride away.
Marden Primary School is just a short walk from the development, with secondary education provided in nearby Maidstone. The respected Bethany School, just over two and a half miles away, offers private education for boys and girls aged eleven to eighteen.
Marden has an excellent selection of local village shops, from convenience stores to traditional butchers and grocers, plus of course, the iconic village post office. Further afield, Maidstone boasts a wide choice of shopping, including Fremlin Walk shopping centre. Royal Victoria Place in Tunbridge Wells is also well worth a visit, with over 90 shops and stores to choose from, or for the full hit ‘mall experience’, head for the famous Bluewater shopping centre at Greenhithe.
Marden lies within easy driving distance of many larger Kent towns, including Maidstone (8m), Royal Tunbridge Wells (15m), Gillingham (18m) and Sittingbourne (19m), with London just over 40 miles to the north. The M25 and M20 are both within easy reach, as are the A229, A21 and A26. Trains from Marden Station connect directly to the capital, taking you to London Bridge in just 55 mins and Charing Cross in around an hour. Continental connections can be found at Ashford International, just 27 miles away, with Eurostar trains to Paris, Brussels and beyond. If you prefer to fly, Gatwick and London City Airport are both within easy reach.
Marden is well served for both doctors and dentists, through Marden Medical Centre and Marden Dental Care.
From M20: At junction 2 take the A20 exit to B2016/A227/Paddock Wood/Gravesend/Tonbridge/Wrotham, at the roundabout take the third exit on to London Road/A20, at the roundabout take the third exit and stay on the London Road/A20, go through two roundabouts, Turn right on to Seven Mile Lane/B2016, continue to follow Seven Mile Lane going through one roundabout, at the roundabout take the first exit on to Maidstone Road/B2015, turn right on to Hampstead Lane/B2162 and continue to follow B2162, Turn left on to Green Lane, Turn right on to Hunton Road, Take the first right on to Pattenden Lane, Turn right on to West End/B2079, continue to follow B2079 and the development will be on the right . From Tonbridge: From the high street continue to follow B2260, at the roundabout take the first exit on to Pembury Road/A2014 going through one roundabout, merge on to Tonbridge Bypass/A21 via the ramp to Hastings/Tunbridge Wells/Pembury and continue to follow A21 going through three roundabouts, at the roundabout take the first exit on to A262, turn left on to North Road/B2079, continue to follow B2079 and the development will be on the left.