The Docks, our desirable new collection of beautifully appointed homes, is the latest addition to this growing riverside community, where tranquillity and natural charm are always in abundance. Each home is built to high levels of sustainability and energy efficiency in a neighbourhood designed to promote a healthy way of life, with footpaths, cycle-ways and children’s outdoor play areas.
Away from the bustle of the busy world, where you can sit by the banks of the River Medway and watch the boats go by, you’ll be proud to call St. Mary’s Island home.
Now established with a strong sense of community, St. Mary’s Island has all the facilities you could ask for including shops, St. Mary’s Island Church of England Primary School, doctors, restaurants, pubs, and a thriving community and residents association – all supported by excellent road links, rail connections, buses and waterways connecting you with Kent and beyond. For those looking for a thriving community; The Docks at Azure is the perfect choice.
St Mary's Island at Chatham Maritime has excellent transport links by road, rail, air and boat. The nearby A289 connects to the A2 for links to the M2 and M25 for travel throughout the South East. There are frequent train services from London Victoria to Chatham with a journey time of approximately 45 minutes*. There are also direct services to St Pancras, London Bridge, Waterloo and Charing Cross. Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted and Luton are within easy reach via the M2/M25. There is currently a private airport at Rochester and helicopter landing facilities are available within the Chatham Historic Dockyard. Also the River Thames can be navigated from Basin No.1 via the River Medway.
*Source: National Rail
The Island has its own primary school, secondary schools and colleges are available in the Chatham area. Chatham Grammar School for Girls and Holcombe Grammar School are both located only a few miles from the Island, together with the Sir Joseph Williamson Mathematical School in nearby Rochester. The world's oldest choir school, Kings School, is also located in Rochester.
Positioned on the western edge of St Mary’s Island, Countryside Maritime’s brand new prestigious development has everything you need on your doorstep. Restaurants, shops and leisure activities including a multiplex cinema are all within easy reach.
Also within Chatham Maritime a Grade II listed Boiler House has been refurbished to create the 'Dockside Outlet Shopping Centre' housing over 70 shops including Clarks, Cotton Traders, Thorntons and Benetton
Recycling bins to help manage waste
Composting facilities to reduce waste and help the environment
Energy efficient 'A' rated appliances where possible that use less energy and water
Cycle storage - making it convenient to leave the car at home and encouraging greener travel
Water butt in garden to recycle rain water and help conserve this precious resource
Full cavity wall insulation to reduce heat loss and keep the warmth inside
Dual flush toilets - helping to reduce water usage
Insulated flooring - providing excellent thermal insulation
Low energy lighting - uses up to 80% less electricity than standard fittings
Photovoltaic panels - uses sunlight to generate electricity
Solar heating panels - use sunlight to heat your water
Energy efficient glazing - providing superior thermal insulation and reducing heating bills
Home office provided to reduce energy used for commuting to work
High efficiency, low emission boilers
Green/brown roof - a natural habitat for wildlife, filtering pollutants and providing thermal mass
Smart meter - helping you to run your home more efficiently
Mechanical ventilation & heat recovery system - moderates temperature within the home and helping to save energy