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For many, a waterside property ticks the ‘living the dream’ box, with beautiful views to accompany the peace and tranquillity of a natural environment. However often these homes also feature a hefty price tag. House hunters seeking a waterside home without the premium, should look no further than the charming new Water’s Edge and Parklands homes within Azure on St Mary’s Island, Kent by Countryside Maritime.

St Mary’s Island Makes a Splash with Stunning Waterside Living

Available through the government Help to Buy Scheme, these enviable waterside homes are an affordable reality for those who want to dive into their dream home.

Located on the former site of the Royal Naval Dockyard in Chatham, Azure is the final phase of homes to be created on St Mary’s Island. Parklands and Water’s Edge, the first collections of properties to be released at Azure, benefit from some of the best views across the River Medway, as well as green open-space and the picturesque Upnor Castle. 

Iain McPherson, Director of Countryside Maritime comments: “Those wanting to live the waterside dream are often priced out of the home they desire due to the premium that tends to comes with a waterside home. With Help to Buy, this dream really can become a reality at Parklands and Water’s Edge where residents can enjoy coming home to soak up the scenery of the stunning River Medway, relax and unwind in front of breath-taking views.”

The new homes boast inspirational contemporary architecture with bold colours, timber cladding, sun decks and steeply pitched roofs. Internally, all of the properties will be finished to an excellent specification.

Currently available from the Parklands collection, the three storey, four bedroom Sandpiper house design offers residents the waterside dream they have been searching for. The ground floor of the impressive home boasts a large garage and kitchen/breakfast area, with fully-glazed French doors opening up onto the garden. Meanwhile, the first floor is home to a spacious, open-plan living/dining area benefiting from stunning Medway views, which can also be soaked up out on the terrace. A double bedroom and family bathroom are also situated to the front of this floor. 

Up on the second floor, a master bedroom boasting fitted wardrobes and a generous en-suite can be found. Two further spacious bedrooms and a second family bathroom featuring white sanitaryware with chrome mixer taps are also on this floor.

For those who relish being on the water as much as they enjoy impressive waterside views, there is a plethora of activities within the river. The Medway estuary is perfect for sailing and cruising with a 300-berth marina and is within easy reach of the Thames and England’s inland waterways.

What better way to unwind than take a stroll along the Riverside walk or enjoy the host of facilities available on St Mary’s Island, including an eclectic range of bars, restaurants and other amenities in Jetty 5. There is also a great range of facilities at the Dockside Outlet Shopping Centre adjacent to the bridge leading onto the island, including a recently refurbished pub, supermarket and over 70 retail outlets. Other restaurants, shops and leisure activities, including a multiplex cinema, are all within easy reach.

The new collection of homes within Parklands and Water’s Edge at Azure are currently available for off-plan sales, with prices for the four bedroom Sandpiper starting at £505,000. Selected properties are also available through the Help to Buy scheme. For more information and to register your interest, please contact 01634 891200 or visit www.stmarysisland.uk.com

Information correct at time of publication.


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