New Homes in Ebbsfleet
Situated in Kent and situated along the Thames Estuary, Ebbsfleet is a new town with a promising future. With train services into London taking under 20 minutes it offers an ideal location for commuters working in the capital. There’s also plenty to see and do in the local area. Whether you enjoy exploring the great outdoors, the best of high-street shopping, or fancy a quick trip abroad, you’ll find something for the whole family to enjoy close to your new home in Ebbsfleet.
Things to see and do
Ebbsfleet has already undergone significant redevelopment and as a planned garden town this looks set to continue for the foreseeable future. Plans are in place for improved public transport, seven city parks, and a new commercial centre.
While residents wait for the town’s transformation, there’s still much in the way of green spaces for families to enjoy in the area, such as Beacon Wood Country Park, Jeskyns Park and Northfleet Urban Country Park. Other family-friendly attractions close by include the Orchard Theatre, Dartford Borough Museum, and the Enchanted Woodland.
If you enjoy a little retail therapy, Bluewater shopping centre is just a 12-minute drive away, while the world’s best shopping in Paris is just two hours from your new home in Ebbsfleet via the Eurostar from Ebbsfleet International railway station.
There are several schools nearby that have been rated as Outstanding by Ofsted, including St. Joseph’s Catholic Primary School in Northfleet, Gravesend Grammar School and Mayfield Grammar School both in Gravesend, and Quarry Hill Academy in Grays.
If you or your older children are planning on studying for a degree or higher education, the University of Kent is nearby and with London so close all the capital’s universities will be on the doorstep of your new home in Ebbsfleet.
Getting to Ebbsfleet
Life in Ebbsfleet is all about the fantastic transport links. Ebbsfleet International opened in 2007 and provides a fast service into London St. Pancras in under 20 minutes. Going the other way, Paris is just two hours away and Brussels two and a half.
The A2 runs close to the town, connecting you to the rest of the UK road network. When heading to the south coast you’ll be in Brighton or Hastings in an hour and a half, while Chelmsford is an hours’ drive.
When the time comes to enjoy a well-earned rest, you can simply jump on the Eurostar, or drive 45 minutes to Gatwick Airport.