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Rainham Estate and Letting Agents

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Rainham is considered one of the most prestigious of the Medway Towns. Situated on the fringe of Medway the town of Rainham has fantastic schools, great transport links and shopping facilities. The Rainham branch covers Hempstead, Wigmore, Parkwood, Rainham Mark Twydall and the villages of Upchurch, Hartlip , Lower Halstow and Newington.

Rainham has a real mixture of everything. This popular town is always in high demand. There has been a lot of development in the area in recent years. There are character properties, barn conversions, oast houses, bungalows and apartments. Rainham and the surrounding offers a bit of something to every discerning buyer. A two bedroom apartment would start from £125,000 + leading up to property touching a million in the surrounding areas and villages.

Rainham has a local feel. Many people stay in and around the local area. There has been a large migration of London buyers to the area over the past few years due to the great value for money and transportation. The town centre is ideal for commuters. Hempstead and Wigmore are sought after for families due to some well-regarded local schools. The villages offer semi-rural living yet with great connections to both Rainham and Sittingbourne town centres.

Rainham and the villages have it all. There are many character and period properties. Lower Rainham has a mix of 1500's styles, Georgian and Victorian. Wigmore and Hempstead have a lot of self-built detached homes each one different. There have been a number of modern developments in the last five years that have added to the diversity.

Hempstead is home to some fine detached houses and is a sort after family location. Mereseborough Lane is home to the oast houses and stunning semi-rural living, Upchurch and Lower Halstow have beautiful surroundings and Wigmore remains a firm sought after postcode.

The Rainham rental market is booming. The area has seen an influx of investors over the past few years. One bedroom apartment fetch upward of £550 pcm and detached family homes can achieve over £1500 pcm. We have an excellent quality of tenants available and pride ourselves on our first class letting service.

Rainham has a selection of local retailers. There has been a recent coffee shop boom, added to some thriving bars and restaurants. The area is really on the up and the new addition of some big names has really woken the area up. Hempstead Valley is being revamped and will be home to even more.

Rainham has a number of attractions. Splashes Lesuire Centre has a swimming pool and gym. There are two local gyms in addition. Cozenton and Wigmore Park are great for children and dog walkers. Cozenton has recently had a skate park added. The Riverside countrypark has some fantastic walk and is home to some rare breeds of birds.

Transport links to the city from Rainham are fantastic. London Bridge, Cannon Street, London Victoria and now St Pancras are all accessible from the mainline station. Links to the M2 are never far away providing road access to London and the Kent Coast.

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