Based on the advertised rental prices for properties to rent by Your Move Maidstone in the last 12 months from today's date.
Why move to Maidstone?
Maidstone town centre and its surrounding areas have much to offer for both business and recreational needs including the stunning Mote Park with acres of beautiful parkland and its own Leisure centre set around a Lake. Maidstone which is the County town of Kent, attracts commuters who work in London being less than an 1 hour away with two mainline stations in the town centre going to London Bridge and Victoria. Maidstone offers some beautiful rural locations and villages with stunning views and walks, and as such has become a much sought after place for families.
With hundreds of shops from large mainstream shops like House of Fraser to small boutique businesses it has three shopping centres: Fremlins Walk, The Mall and The Royal Star Arcade, not to mention a fantastic High Street, there really is something for everyone. There are excellent restaurants, a good selection of live music venues, nightclubs, cocktail bars, theatre, and museums. Maidstone really is a place for all ages.
Maidstone offers a diverse range of properties with starter homes and apartments starting from a little over £100,000 which are popular with both home owners and investors. The investors benefit from a high demand and rental properties are never left empty for long with the demand currently significantly outweighing the supply. There are a large number of Victorian terraced houses throughout the town centre and these are complimented by numerous new developments being built over the last 15 years by local and national builders and many attractive 1930s style homes. Moving further out of the town centre there are many substantial rural and village dwellings often boasting stunning countryside settings and views and often achieving prices in excess of £1,000000.
Property types and prices differ quite considerably according to district. Choose between studio flats in Downswood, renovated Victorian terraces in Maidstone town centre, new build flats and houses in Langley and Marden, two bed terraced houses in Barming, three bedroom terrace homes in Parkwood and Shepway, bungalows in Allington, three bed semi-detached family homes in Loose and four bed detached houses in Bearsted anad Weavering to name a few.
Maidstone has two mainline train stations, Maidstone East which goes to Victoria Station and Maidstone West which is on a High Speed line to London bridge. Maidstones outlying villages are also on the same lines and have there own mainline stations which include Bearsted, Barming, West Malling and Staplehurst. Stagecoach Avviva run most bus services within Maidstone, operating to and from the town centre.