Commuter homes near Ashdown in Kent: Appledore Green brings 65 new Arts & Crafts-style houses within an hour’s commute of London
Tenterden in Kent is best-known for its Chapel Down winery and gin distillery, and for the private steam train service that runs through the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Overlooking the River Rother Valley, the town has a large conservation area of ancient buildings dating back to its wool manufacturing heyday, while a weekly market offers fresh farm produce.
Appledore Green, on the edge of the town, is a scheme of 65 houses built in Arts and Crafts style, part of developer Redrow’s Heritage Collection. Prices from £394,995.
Drive 15 minutes to Ashford to pick up 40-minute commuter trains into London. Call 01580 363954.