Redrow - Temple Wharf,
Prices from £369,995 to £429,995
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About the Development
Temple Wharf lies close to Strood Retail Park, with a choice of Morrisons and Asda supermarkets close by, for both day to day needs and your weekly shop. Temple Post Office is also close by just off Darnley Road.
For doctors, register with Court View Surgery, on Darnley Road (Sat Nav ME2 2HA, call and for dentists, the closest is Longford Dental Cenyre, also on Darnley Road (Sat Nav ME2 2EU, call .
Medway Valley Leisure Park is home to a range of popular family restaurants, including Frankie & Benny’s, Coast to Coast American Restaurant and Chiquito, while the town centre has a wide selection of highly recommended restaurants for all tastes and budgets. Try Naz Rasoi Asian, Choaladda Thai, Bas Bar Indian or the Diamond Garden Chinese.
Across the river, Rochester Town Centre has a huge number of restaurants to meet the demands of the tourist trade, with many housed in delightful ancient settings.
Education has been key to the area for over 1400 years, with Rochester home to the second oldest continuously occupied school in the world. The independent Kings School, established in 604AD, provides high quality private education for children of all ages. The area is also well served by state schools, with the OFSTED ‘outstanding’ rated St Nicholas CofE Infants within easy reach of Temple Wharf, along with Cedar Primary and Elaine Primary.
Older children are well served by the popular Strood Academy, just round the corner on Watling Street, which was recently rated ‘good’ in their latest OFSTED report. The University of Greenwich also has a campus in the town.
Medway has so much to offer for your leisure time, from a host of historic sights, to modern leisure facilities. Visit Rochester Cathedral or Rochester Castle, follow the Dickens trail around the many medieval buildings in the town, or step aboard a fascinating range of vessels at Chatham Historic Dockyard. Watch out for the famous Sweeps Festival every spring, or the classic Dickensian Christmas in the town.
On a more modern note, Medway Leisure Park offers a multi-screen cinema, ten-pin bowling and the unique Diggerland, all within easy reach of Temple Wharf, along with the superb sports facilities of Medway Sports Park. Golfers can take on the challenge of Rochester and Cobham Park Golf Club, park of the vast open spaces and woodlands of Cobham Park, just the other side of the M2.
Strood Retail Park lies close to the development, with a whole host of famous names from Next to B&Q. You can also choose from the Pentagon Shopping Centre, with over 70 stores, Hempstead Valley Shopping Centre, with over 50 stores, or the Dockside Outlet Centre with over 40 big brands at discount prices. If that’s not enough, the massive Bluewater Shopping Centre is just 11miles away, offering shopping on a simply epic scale.
At the other end of the shopping spectrum, historic Rochester is a browsers delight, with a fascinating selection of quirky independent shops nestled amongst its ancient buildings. Playing up its famous literary connections, the town is home to more than its fair share of second hand bookstores.
Strood station has a large car park and regular services to London St Pancras, with a journey time of just 35minutes. Cuxton Station, to the west of Strood, has regular trains to Maidstone, taking just 19minutes, but has no parking facilities.
Temple Wharf lies just minutes from junction 2 of the M2, with the London Orbital M25 just 12miles to the north west. London is 30miles and Maidstone 11miles. Channel Tunnel trains can be accessed at Ashford, just 30 miles away, with vehicular access at Folkstone, 42miles away. Car and foot passengers can take a ferry from Dover, 48 miles away, taking you to Calais, Dunkirk or Boulogne.