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Location, location, location, is key at Light in Ashford

6th July 2015 Print
The Beam, Light

According to a survey by Santander, location is still the most important factor for homebuyers, as a short commute to work, access to green space and sports facilities, as well as bars and restaurants are increasingly vital. Bellway Homes offers the perfect selection of homes to meet the needs of homebuyers, with a range of three bedroom homes at Light in Ashford, Kent.

Light meets the growing desires of homebuyers with its superb location just a short walk from Ashford International, offering direct services into London in just 38 minutes. Situated in the centre of town, Ashford is served with a plethora of local amenities, with a vast selection of bars and restaurants, as well as a wealth of green space with the Ashford Green corridor running through the Kentish town, composed of parks, recreation grounds, and a haven for wildlife.

Nicky Morton, Sales Director at Bellway South East comments: “The selection of homes at Light will meet the growing desire amongst homeowners for a convenient location, offering a short commute and a vast range of local amenities. The homes offer families a fantastic opportunity to enjoy all that Ashford has to offer, and will help enhance the growing reputation of the area.”

Light offers a great selection of three bedroom homes in Ashford finished to a high specification with quality fittings and fixtures throughout. An example of one of the stunning houses available at Light is ‘The Haze’, which features an open plan kitchen and dining room features a Zanussi stainless steel fan oven, gas hob, and cooker hood. The dual aspect living room features double doors leading out onto the garden providing natural light.

On the first floor, the property offers three bedrooms, one of which is a single room. All bedrooms are served by a main bathroom including a chrome heated towel rail and Roca Laura sanitaryware. The master bedroom includes fitted wardrobes and an en-suite shower room.

Ideal for families, Light is located near a number of well-regarded primary and secondary schools, including Great Chart Primary School and Ashford Oaks Community Primary School for younger pupils. The John Wallis Church of England Academy caters for children aged 3 – 19 whilst Highworth Grammar School, two miles from the development, is all-girls from years 7 – 11, with a mixed sixth form. The Norton Knatchbull School is three miles away and is boys only, with a mixed sixth form.

Ashford has undergone vast redevelopment in recent years and is now home to a variety of restaurants and bars, three shopping centres and a regular market. County Square and Park Mall offer a selection of well-known stores, cafés and takeaways, while Ashford Designer Outlet presents a mix of leading brands and designer boutiques. A market is held three days a week on Lower High Street, with a monthly farmer’s market taking place on the same site. A 12-screen cinema is located at the Eureka Entertainment Centre to the north of town and three miles from Light.

The town is also rich in open space with the Ashford Green Corridor running through it, a haven for wildlife, which is composed of parks, recreation grounds, woods, fields, a lake and parkland that lie in the floodplains of the Great Stour and East Stour rivers.

These new homes in Ashford are ideally located for travel into central London, with high-speed trains taking just 38 minutes for journeys from Ashford International to London St Pancras International. Eurostar services to the continent also run from Ashford International, with journey times to Lille of around an hour, Brussels 1 hour 39 minutes and Paris 1 hour 52 minutes.

The M20 is less than three miles from the development, connecting Ashford with Folkestone, the Channel Tunnel and Dover to the south, and Maidstone and the M25 to the North West. The A28, around a mile from Light, connects the town with the M2, Canterbury and Margate.

Prices range from £240,500 for a three bedroom semi-detached home. For further information, visit

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