This impressive new development at Barming is close to Kent's county town of Maidstone with its scenic River Medway and has excellent transport links to central London.
This thriving parish has its own shops and schools. Maidstone with further choice is only a few miles away. Trains from Barming arrive in London Victoria in about an hour, making Orchard Fields an ideal location for city commuters.
The development offers a range of 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes, each carefully designed to meet the needs of modern lifestyles. So if you're looking for a home close to the beautiful Kent countryside but within easy reach of London, your search ends here.
Barming has its own convenience stores and a post office. Maidstone has amongst others Waitrose, Sainsbury's, Lidl and Aldi. The historic town centre streets house both independent shops and leading brands. Royal Star Arcade is a boutique shopping centre with many unique traders, while the Fremlin Walk shopping centre has more than 50 stores including a House of Fraser and The Mall has about 60 more. St Peter's Wharf and London Road is home to retail park giants including TK Maxx, Hobbycraft and Argos.
Taking time out
From boat trips along the peaceful River Medway to walking and cycling in the award-winning Mote Park, Maidstone and the surrounding area has plenty to offer. Enjoy live music, comedy and drama at the Hazlitt Arts Centre, or try out one of Maidstone Leisure Centre's five swimming pools! There's an Odeon cinema, Hollywood Bowl, nightclubs, pubs and a great selection of restaurants to suit all palates in Maidstone. Kent Life Heritage Farm Park is an excellent family day out, or visit 900-year-old Leeds Castle and moat set in 500 acres at Hollingbourne. Stride out on the North Downs Way and take in the stunning Kent Downs, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Orchard Fields is within easy reach of Barming Primary School, West Borough Primary, St Francis Catholic Primary and the Free School Jubilee Primary. For senior pupils there's St Augustine's Academy and Valley Park School, a specialist arts college for 11 - 18s. Maidstone Grammar School and Oakwood Park Grammar School are boys only. There's Maidstone Grammar School for Girls and Invicta Grammar School which is girls only. Mid Kent College offers higher and further education including professional qualifications.
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