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Downs View by Persimmon Homes

Goldsel Road, Swanley, BR8

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Downs View

Get the best of both worlds at Downs View

Downs View is our collection of two, three and four bedroom new homes and one and two bed apartments in Swanley, Kent. Just 19 miles from central London, the town offers a fantastic location close to the capital, yet enjoys a more peaceful setting with vistas of the surrounding down land.

  • Selection of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes and 1 & 2 bedroom apartments
  • Within Zone 8 of the TfL rail network
  • Excellent shopping and leisure facilities
  • Close to Kent's stunning countryside
  • 30-minute journey to central London by train 

Our development is in a prime location just a short walk away from Swanley train station; from here it's a convenient 30-minute journey into central London – ideal if you need to travel for work. There are excellent shopping facilities nearby with plenty of local shops, as well as a weekly market.

Living at Downs View means you'll be able to enjoy nearby Swanley Park with its 60-acres of landscaped parkland, incorporating children's play areas, a miniature railway and a splash pool. Lullingston Country Park is also within easy reach, providing acres of peaceful parkland and woodland for all the family to enjoy.

Local amenities close to hand

Downs View is well-placed for the town's plentiful amenities, which include Swanley Square Shopping Centre and an impressive Asda Superstore. There are also plans to add to the existing shopping centre which will see an even greater selection of shops and eateries. If you need more choice, the impressive Bluewater shopping centre is just over 8 miles away, and the area's fast rail links will also take you into London's West End, with its amazing choice of shops and dining experiences.

The development is close to an array of leisure facilities with White Oak Leisure Centre just over a mile away, offering a vast selection of family-friendly activities including a fitness centre, sports hall and a swimming pool with flumes. There's an impressive choice of pristine golf courses within easy reach, including the Pedham Place Golf Centre and Cray Valley Golf Club, and for more relaxing entertainment, multi-screen cinemas can be found in nearby Orpington and Bluewater.

Swanley's location offers easy access to London yet is within Kent's ‘Garden of England', so living here means you really do get the best of both worlds.

To hear more about this fantastic development arrange an appointment now.

  1. Selection of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  2. Within Zone 8 of the TfL rail network
  3. Excellent shopping and leisure facilities
  4. 30-minute journey to central London by train

Site Plan




Goldsel Road, Swanley, BR8

Opening hours

Monday 11am - 6pm, Tuesday 11am - 6pm, Wednesday 11am - 6pm, Thursday 11am - 6pm, Friday 11am - 6pm, Saturday 11am - 6pm, Sunday 11am - 6pm,

Local Information

Transport Links

In 2016, Swanley became part of Zone 8 of the TfL network meaning you can use your Oyster or contactless card to travel from Swanley train station into London. This has lowered fares and made travel into the city more convenient – ideal if you need to commute daily. Links by train are speedy too: it's just over 30 minutes to London Victoria and London Blackfriars.

Travel by road is also easy as you'll be just a few minutes drive to the M25, giving great access to major airports, the city and beyond.

Approximate distance by car to:

Swanley train station: 0.4 miles

M25, junction 3: 1.1 miles

Bluewater shopping centre: 8.4 miles

Dartford: 6.4 miles

Bromley: 11 miles

London City Airport: 18.6 miles

Central London: 19.4 miles

Gatwick Airport: 32 miles

Nearest stations:

National Train Station logo Swanley (0.4 miles)
National Train Station logo Eynsford (2.2 miles)
National Train Station logo Farningham Road (2.8 miles)

Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode




We are a national house builder with a local approach to building your new home.

We will provide you with the specification appropriate to the locality of your selected new home and development and we will explain the choice of external materials used, for example your brick colour and roof tiles. You will be able to select certain elements of the fixtures and fittings encompassing the latest designs from leading manufacturers, subject to the stage of build of your chosen home. If you wish to further personalise your new home, an exciting range of options is available to purchase from our Finishing Touches scheme. Our experienced sales team is on hand to guide you through the choices available to you depending again on the stage of build.

Quality Assured

Your new home will be built in accordance with all relevant technical and building regulations, in particular the Government's Code for Sustainable Homes. In addition all stages of the construction of your new home will be inspected by our experienced construction staff. On completion of your new home we will provide you with a quality assured certificate for you to keep.

10-year NHBC (or equivalent) Warranty

A 10-year warranty is provided with every new Persimmon Homes home. A comprehensive guide explaining the warranty will be supplied to you.

We will ensure warranties provided by the manufacturers of appliances are honoured for the first year of occupation. Our Customer Care Department is on hand to offer you the necessary guidance and assistance.

About Developer

Building over 16,000 beautifully-designed new homes a year in more than 380 prime locations nationwide, Persimmon is proud to be the one of the UK's most successful house builders, committed to the highest standards of design, construction and service.

Founded in 1972 by Life President Duncan Davidson, and with our headquarters in historic York, the Group is made up of a network of 31 regional operating businesses, giving us nationwide coverage. We're building places to call home right the way from Scotland through to the South West of England.

Attention to detail
From design and planning, right through to adding the final Finishing Touches to your stylish new home, we keep your needs in mind, ensuring we create homes to suit all lifestyles. From the moment you reserve your new Persimmon home, we do our very best to make the experience enjoyable and informative every step of the way, not just while you're buying, but after you've moved in too. Read more about our comprehensive pre-move and after-sales pledge to our customers.

The choice is yours
From studio apartments to executive family homes, Persimmon has a reputation built on quality. With Persimmon you have the luxury of the widest choice of new homes in the greatest number of desirable locations throughout the UK. Each home we build is constructed with care by a dedicated team, be that the technicians behind the scenes in the office, the skilled craftsmen on site, or our professional sales people all of whom work together to deliver the highest standards of design, construction, and service.

Built with you in mind
However you live your life, there's a Persimmon home to suit you, from stylish apartments to detached family homes and everything in between. Affordable but no less desirable, Persimmon is also committed to creating homes to be proud of for first-time buyers. We're here to help you get the home you really want and have a wide range of promotions and offers to help you on your way such as Help to Buy, Part Exchange and Home Change.

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Call us on 01322 535003 or fill in the contact form below.

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