Sittingbourne Area guide

Sittingbourne Estate and Letting Agents

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Sittingbourne is a thriving town which is transforming year to year. We have some excellent facilities and highly regarded primary and secondary schools . We cover Sittingbourne and all the surrounding villages such as Stockbury, Bredgar, Borden, Tunstall, Doddington, Rodersham, Iwade, Bapchild, Tenyham, Conyer.

Sittingbourne absolutely has it all. It has been completely transformed over the past decade in to a thriving residential area. There have been a mass of builders and developers who have driven this area to be the property metropolis that it has become. Properties vary from modern apartments and town houses, to the more traditional 1970's semis built for practicality. The villages have some exceptional detached family abodes with charming views offering country living at its finest. Prices are still relatively competitive making this a great area for first time buyers. Prices can start under the £125,000 stamp duty threshold to well over a million in the villages.

Sittingbourne attracts many types of buyers. From first time buyers looking to get their first foot on the ladder to the older generation seeking a quiet retirement close to amenities. There are the prestigious detached homes of the villages and the South Side. Modern developments are popular for families and investors. Many have been attracted to the area for the schools and new facilities.

The town's name came from the fact that there is a small stream or "bourne" running underground in part of the town. The town combines the gentle charm of an ancient Kent town with fantastic infastructure, road and rail connections

The newer development that have sprung up over the years range from apartments, terrace houses to town houses to one off detached homes. The area is still shrowded by character. There are hints of the 1500's in the villages, tudor style and Georgian properties. The villages have a great number of 1930's homes as does the outskirsts of town. If you are looking for something unusual we have previously marketed oast house conversions, barn conversions and even a converted stable block.

Sittingbourne is an absolute property hotspot. Investors far and wide are flocking to the area due to the fantastic rental yields achieveable. Prices are still competitive but have been sharply rising in recent times. Family homes are in high demand. Bargains can still be had if you are prepared to do work and the new build sites we market are known to throw in an incentive.

Depending on what you are looking for there are postcodes to suit. The area is vast and far reaching. If you are seeking a luxury modern abode then the property on the south side of the town should meet your requirements.

The rental market is hot in Sittingbourne. High quality tenants are never in short supply. A studio apartment can start from £450pcm. A one bedroom flat will cost from £525 - £550pcm and a large detached home in excess of £1500pcm.

Sittingbourne and the surrounding has some fabulous shopping and places to wine and dine. The town centre has some brand names mixed with local retailers and high street banks and building societies. There are a number of popular village pubs that serve high quality food. The evening offers bars with music and entertaintment. The are a number of hotels that offer fine dining facilities. Hempstead House is a popular hotel with a fabulous spa.

Sittingbourne and the surrounding area have a number of primary schools. The main secondary schools in the town are Fulston Manor School, Sittingbourne Community College, The Westlands School and two single sex Grammar Schools, Borden Grammar School (Boys) and Highsted Grammar School (Girls). The Swallows Lesuire Center is located in the town center and has a gym and many clubs for children and a indoor play center. Sittingbourne is also well known for its dog racing. There is a thriving greyhound track which offers great entertainment if you are in the mood for a flutter!

Sittingbourne has some great and improved transport links. Due to the amount of new builds in the area this has lead to increased levels of commuters into the area. The city can now be reached within the hour. The M2 / M20 Motorways are also easily accessed giving a full road network to London and to the Kent Coast.

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