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The UK’s dream home shines at light in Ashford

31st August 2015 Print
The Glow, Light

According to new research by the Leeds Building Society, a three bedroom, two bathroom detached house is the dream home nearly half of homebuyers in the UK. Available from a very reasonable £250,500, is a fine selection of three bedroom, two bathroom homes by Bellway Homes in Ashford. Superb transport links, and a plethora of bars and restaurants mean the dream homes at the Light development are in an equally appealing location.

Nicky Morton, Sales Director at Bellway Kent comments: “With three bedroom detached homes topping the wish list of homebuyers, Light provides exactly what they’re looking for, at a great price and unbeatable location. Ashford is an attractive prospect for both young professionals and young families alike, with a bustling town centre, and extensive transport connections. We have already received a lot of interest at Light, and we urge purchasers to register theirs soon before it’s too late!”

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 Glow’, featuring 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 significant re-development 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 £250,500 for a three bedroom semi-detached home. For further information, visit

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The Glow, Light