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The ever-popular London commuter belt offers a haven for investors looking to take advantage of the growing appeal of the Home Counties. Due to the increase in London rental prices, many savvy-savers are looking at renting properties in the expanding outer regions of London to increase their disposable income.

Prime Investment Territory on Kent Commuter Belt

Providing a lucrative opportunity for investors, Countryside’s Horsted Park in Chatham, Kent, is currently offering a range of two bedroom apartments, and four bedroom houses, perfect for renting out to city workers. Chatham has been rated in the top ten most affordable commuter towns[1], making it suitably attractive to prospective tenants looking for better value for money.  

Surrounded by the Kent countryside and with excellent travel connections, Horsted Park is located in a prime location to enjoy the outdoors with the added benefit of short access to the City. The combination of an impressive building standard and thoughtful award winning design creates a prime investment opportunity for those looking to capitalise on the rush for commuter belt homes.

Iain McPherson, Managing Director of Countryside’s New Homes & Communities South Division comments: “Horsted Park is wellconnected to London and beyond, making properties here very popular with commuters. With a variety of different properties available, this development caters to many types of investor, whether they are looking to develop their portfolio, or looking to secure their first property. With improving travel connections throughout the Home Counties, an impressive return could be generated from purchasing at Horsted Park.” 

The stylish Tenterden Apartments, with an open-plan living, kitchen and dining area, offer the perfect space for young professionals looking for a comfortable, yet affordable home. The master bedroom features a fitted wardrobe and a luxurious en-suite bathroom. The generous second bedroom offers space for a guest, with access to a larger family bathroom. 

Kitchens are modern with handle-less units, LED lights and a range of high-quality integrated appliances. The bathrooms continue the modern theme with smooth ceramic wall tiles, chrome accessories and warming walnut detail throughout. 

A number of everyday essentials are available in the local area surrounding Horsted Park. Nearby in Chatham you’ll find the Pentagon Shopping Centre which holds all the familiar high-street brands. Further afield, Rochester is just two miles away, offering winding historical lanes, Victorian architecture and a variety of boutiques, often selling English antiques. 

Proving ideal for new residents, travelling from Chatham to London Victoria takes a mere 42 minutes, so commutes are direct and stress-free, with a variety of other London services running from the same station.  Ideally placed on the A229 with J3 of the M2 less than one mile away giving rapid access to the M20, M26, M25, the Dartford Crossing and London Airports, extending connections locally and internationally. 

Prices for two-bedroom apartments start at £217,500, with four-bedroom houses available from £359,995. For further information on Horsted Park and to register your interest, please visit www.countryside-properties.com, or call 01634 406491.

[1] https://www.cbreresidential.com/uk/sites/uk-residential/files/CBRE%20Hot%20100%202015.pdf

Information correct at time of publication.

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