Faversham is a picturesque market town in the north-east of Kent and in the south-east of England generally. Faversham was a location for the production of gunpowder in medieval England and continued to produce it until just before the start of World War One. One of the largest producers of hops in the country, Faversham is a charming town only a short distance to the coast, making it perfect for beach-lovers. Those who enjoy a ramble through the countryside will also be well-served by the town, surrounded as it is by beautiful, green fields. The town contains a range of activities suitable for the whole family. Budding historians can enjoy the nearby Belmont, a gorgeous Georgian house with sculpted gardens to explore, or can enjoy the nearby Brewery tours and examine the history of brewing in the town, or visit the town's local museum and heritage centre. Shoppers can enjoy the range of independent and high-street shops in Faversham's winding streets, and foodies can enjoy the range of excellent restaurants and cafes in the area. The town is served by several schools, making it perfect for growing families. Properties for sale in the area Faversham range from spacious flats in beautiful historical houses to terrace properties perfect for growing families as well as young professionals, to spacious family homes and more extensive houses in the nearby countryside.