Kent is a scenic county in the south-east of England, featuring both rolling countryside and gorgeous coasts. The county features cities and large towns such as Canterbury and Dover, and also contains the gorgeous North Downs and the Weald. Featuring urban, rural and coastal locations, Kent can offer something for everyone- from those looking for the excitement of life in a bustling city to gorgeous coastal views to the peace and quiet of a scenic village. Settlement in Kent dates back to at least the Neolithic period, before being the location for several medieval rebellions and the later important part of England for the operation of the Royal Navy. The range of locations in Kent make the county perfect for young professionals, growing families and those looking for somewhere quiet to retire. Canterbury can offer fantastic shopping, restaurants and cafes whilst wandering through beautiful medieval streets, whilst villages such as Cowden and Forstal can offer a more quiet retreat. The county also offers excellent prospects for young professionals, who can commute to London in under an hour. Families, meanwhile, can take advantage of the excellent independent and state schools in the area. Properties for sale in the area Kent are as varied as the county itself, from expansive family Properties for sale in beautiful grounds to gorgeous and affordable apartments in the city of Canterbury.