Shared Ownership Medway

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A collection of one, two and three bedroom properties for sale

Located on the banks of the dreamy River Medway and home to some of the best coastal regions East of London, Medway is a county brimming with natural landscapes and relaxing sea fonts. Offering its residents the idyllic countryside while being commuter friendly for those who work in London, Medway is the perfect place to settle down. Home to ancient castles, beautiful greenspaces and caring communities, a move to Medway will be a welcomed one indeed. 

Steeped in History, Wonderfully Modern 

If you’re in search of the perfect home somewhere with a sense of culture, history and creativity then Medway certainly delivers. Home to Rochester Castle, Rochester Cathedral as well as Upnor Castle and a whole host of museums, finding somewhere just as in touch with its history, as well as its future, will be a challenge. The area is decorated with historic high streets and a trip into the quirky Rochester will have you lost within the leaning alleyways and cobbled streets that Charles Dickens once fell in love with. The housing scape around here also exudes the same Victorian charm that gives Medway its historic appeal, with plenty of Victorian villas, charismatic cottages and georgian terraces. And you simply can’t forget the iconic Chatham Docklands Heritage site that stretches 400 acres and is just as enjoyable on an early evening walk along the babbling waterways, as it is to take the kids at the weekend and explore some maritime secrets.

 

The Perfect Work/Life balance

Medway is undeniably a favourite for London commuters, not only for the direct trains from Chatham to Victoria Station in less than an hour via the Southeastern line, but the escape to the green spaces of Medway after a long day in the cosmopolis can be a real breath of fresh air. The area is home to plenty of riverside walks as well as Capstone Farm Country Park, Darland Banks gardens and a range of golf clubs and recreation centres. There’s even an indoor ice rink that hosts everything from ice hockey to musical performances. Getting the balance right in Medway is easy, with the Kent countryside on your doorstep, quick access to the capital and even trains on hand into mainland Europe. The area boasts countless coastal walks, an array of piers and picturesque lookout points as well as a whole new development of cafes, bars, homes and restaurants along the waterfront.

 

A Home in Medway with Shared Ownership

If convenient trips to the Kent Coast, even easier trips to London and a caring community with all the amenities you could wish for sounds pretty appealing then shared ownership Medway is a great way to snap up a piece of property in this area. With Bayeux Gardens offering top floor apartment views, a two mile trip to the city centre of Gillingham and convenient access to the A2, M2 and A289, this two bedroom home ensures you reap all the benefits of the Medway area. Sandling Park is another idyllic home closeby to Maidstone town centre and enveloped in a rural setting while being conveniently served by trains into London and the M20. Medway is an area just East of London at the entrance to the Thames Gateway and benefitting from all the regeneration that makes this area an exciting place to live. With the perfect balance of Victorian architecture while welcoming a new community of creatives and a housing scene of modern living, shared ownership Medway is an opportunity not to be missed.

 

Am I eligible?

You'll find the eligibility requirements for each scheme on the development description on this website. You’ll also be prompted to verify that you fit the criteria before you submit your shared ownership form when booking a viewing.There is some general criteria that applies to anyone looking to buy a house or apartment through shared ownership: you must already own a home and unable to buy one outright and have a total household income of less than £80,000.

Next Steps

Register your interest online to receive updates on homes at Hambling place and future properties for shared ownership in Maidstone. Assuming you meet the eligibility criteria listed on the specific development page, you will be invited to view the apartments or reserve off plan.

You will need to arrange the finance for the property, usually with a mortgage, once you have been allocated a home.

 

Planning Ahead

Once you have moved in to your new home your shared ownership journey does not have to end there.

You can buy a larger share of your property in the future, through a process known as staircasing.

Limited to three transactions you must achieve 100% ownership by your final transaction to own your home outright.

 

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Homes and Communities Agency
Mayor Of London
Help To Buy
Shared Ownership Campaign