Your Move Gravesend Local Area Guide

How is the Gravesend property market performing?

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Average property price in Gravesend

£332,680
+4.2%
Last 5 years
Based on the Land Registry data for properties sold within the postcodes that Your Move Gravesend covers.
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Average rental price in Gravesend

£1,250
pcm
+14.1%
Last 12 months
Based on the advertised rental prices for properties to rent by Your Move Gravesend in the last 12 months from today's date.

Why move to Gravesend?

Gravesend has been welcoming visitors for centuries and today remains a well connected place for tourists and businessmen. The high speed rail link at Ebbsfleet has brought the town closer to London and Europe.

Nestling between the River Thames Estuary and the North Downs Gravesend has exceptional area's of outstanding beauty containing ancient woodland and a number of country park's including the award winning Shorne Country Park for you to enjoy.

 

History

Charles Dickens is associated with Gravesend and the surrounding villages, although he died over 100 years ago many of the links between him and Gravesham borough are still in evidence. At Chalk, he spent his honeymoon, Higham he lived and died. At Cobham they found the inspiration for the Pickwick Papers. Pocahontas was the first Native American to visit England and her final resting place is St Georges Church where her statue stands.

 

Location

Both the Sales and Lettings Managers have quoted “Gravesend is a great place to live, it has a good community spirit and offers a great variety of sports and leisure activities. There is plenty of green spaces and has a fantastic commuter link offering the best of both worlds town and country."

Gravesend has many prestigious roads, such as Singlewell Road with its large imposing houses. Riverview Park, Painters Ash and Shears Green areas are extremely popular with families due to the excellent primary schools located nearby.

 

Properties

The area has a real mixture including Victorian, Edwardian and New Builds all being found within a few roads of each other. As one of Gravesham's most popular estate agents along with being a national agent, we deal with all types of properties in a range of different prices. Prices generally start at around £100,000 for a one bedroom flat and rise as high as £500,000 to £800,000 for larger homes close to the town centre and railway station. In the surrounding villages prices for four and five bedroom country homes can range from £500,000 up to over 1.5 million in some parts of Shorne.

There is high demand for rental in Gravesend due to the excellent commuter links and there is a diverse blend of rental properties which enable a host of tenant requirements to be met.

 

Shopping

There is a mix of shopping in Gravesend which boasts all the large supermarkets such as Sainsbury's, Asda, Tesco, Morrisons and Aldi. There is an abundance of places to eat out with an award winning fish and chip shop just off the high street and many bespoke shops. Europe's largest shopping centre, Bluewater is a mere 10 minute drive away with over 300 brands and 50 restaurants and bars.