Woodland Avenue: The best of both worlds

14th October 2016

Woodland Avenue: Best of both worlds

The latest collection of apartments has now launched at Ryewood, Berkeley Homes' highly sought-after development close to Sevenoaks, just 40 minutes from central London. Surrounded by the scenic lakes and greenery of the expansive Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve and Rye Wood, Woodland Avenue presents the latest opportunity to invest in the landmark development situated in the green heartland of Kent.

Located in a prime position in the heart of the lively new neighbourhood, amongst the elegant landscaping and feature fountains, Woodland Avenue comprises a range of one and two-bedroom apartments in a variety of layouts and sizes, designed to the superior quality for which Berkeley Homes is renowned.

High demand for homes

Ryewood has proved a popular choice for both investors and owner-occupiers, providing good value compared to nearby Sevenoaks, which is home to some of the highest property prices in Kent, with an average of £594,588. Particularly in demand with those relocating from London and Sevenoaks itself, the development's picturesque country backdrop and easy commute to London has proven a particular draw for buyers.

With an increasing ripple effect moving out from the affluent town of Sevenoaks and into the surrounding areas, Ryewood is popular with those that recognise the future potential of the local area. Homes in Dunton Green have seen impressive price growth in the last three years, with an average value uplift of approximately 19% (Rightmove).

With a broad range of properties, current homeowners are able to find a new home to meet their changing needs, whether it be upsizing or downsizing. First-time buyers and second-steppers are also well catered for, while families are attracted to the spacious homes and the area's outstanding educational offering and proximity to some of the country's best schools, including St Thomas Catholic Primary School, Sevenoaks School and Lady Boswell's C of E school.

Connected country living

Despite its rural setting, homes are located just five minutes from the attractive town centre of Sevenoaks, with Dunton Green railway station just a few minutes' walk away. Currently providing easy access into London with regular direct train services taking 37 minutes, and services via Orpington in just 30 minutes.

For international travel, Gatwick Airport is just a 30-minute journey by car, while Ebbsfleet International Station can be reached within 25 minutes for connections via the Eurostar.

The best of both worlds

From the neighbouring 175-acre Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve to the woodland walks of Rye Wood, the countryside backdrop of the development provides outdoor living at its very best. Encouraging an active lifestyle, residents enjoy access to the private onsite gym and several activity trim trails, which are situated throughout the development.

Just a five-minute journey will put residents in the heart of the vibrant Sevenoaks, with its charming traditional architecture and cobbled streets home to a flourishing café culture and chic boutique shopping.

"Woodland Avenue is unique in that it caters to all lifestyles. An easy commute from London, homes offer the space and relaxed lifestyle associated with country living, all while being a five-minute drive from Sevenoaks.

Karrina Oki, Sales and Marketing Director, Berkeley Homes, said: "Woodland Avenue is unique in that it caters to all lifestyles. An easy commute from London, homes offer the space and relaxed lifestyle associated with country living, all while being a five-minute drive from Sevenoaks.

"This latest phase presents an exciting investment opportunity, with price uplifts in the local area in recent years highlighting the appeal of homes in this part of Kent - particularly those such as Ryewood, which benefit from their proximity to the highly popular Sevenoaks.

"Demand at Ryewood has been high with both investors and owner-occupiers, particularly young families purchasing their first home. The high level of repeat purchasers we have seen is testament to the desirability of the homes and lifestyle at the development."

Prices start at £310,000 for a one-bedroom apartment. For more information, please visit www.ryewood.co.uk or call 01732 740402 .

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