3 bedroom semi-detached house for salePortman Semi Plot at Temple Wharf, Roman Way, Strood, Rochester, ME2
The distinctive semi-detached Portman townhouse is a home designed by people who really understand the dynamics of family living, with just the right balance of space to spend time together and rooms to relax on your own.
The ground floor is open plan and open to all, providing a solid home base for the never ending ebb and flow of modern life as the kids come and go and friends pop round for coffee or join you for dinner. With double width doors opening out to the garden beyond, this is a vibrant and versatile space for everyone to share.
Move up and things calm down. This is your floor, complete with the sanctuary of a separate lounge with its own balcony for the quieter moments as the evening draws in, and a master bedroom suite complete with fitted wardrobes and en-suite shower room.
Move up again, and things start to get livelier once more, with two double bedrooms for the kids, complete with their own facilities, including one en-suite, so they can leave you in peace as they play and entertain their friends.
With three perfectly planned floors, the Portman rises above the standard family home, helping to create harmony by giving everyone the space they need.
About the Development
Located on the edge of Strood, just minutes from the M2, yet equally close to the wide open spaces of the North Downs beyond, Temple Wharf offers a superb quality of life with something for everyone. Explore the historic Roman town of Rochester with its famous links to Charles Dickens, or make the most of your leisure time in a modern style at Medway Valley Leisure Park, close to the development. And when it's time for work again, you'll also enjoy excellent commuter connections that will have you in the heart of London in just 35 minutes.
Register your interest now for this brand new development of homes in Strood, and get the pick of the plots when the plans are released for our brand new, Heritage Collection family homes.
AmenitiesTemple Wharf lies close to Strood Retail Park, with a choice of Morrisons and Asda supermarkets close by, for both day to day needs and your weekly shop. Temple Post Office is also close by just off Darnley Road.
For doctors, register with Court View Surgery, on Darnley Road (Sat Nav ME2 2HA, call 01634 290333) and for dentists, the closest is Longford Dental Cenyre, also on Darnley Road (Sat Nav ME2 2EU, call 01634 723086).
Medway Valley Leisure Park is home to a range of popular family restaurants, including Frankie & Benny's, Coast to Coast American Restaurant and Chiquito, while the town centre has a wide selection of highly recommended restaurants for all tastes and budgets. Try Naz Rasoi Asian, Choaladda Thai, Bas Bar Indian or the Diamond Garden Chinese.
Across the river, Rochester Town Centre has a huge number of restaurants to meet the demands of the tourist trade, with many housed in delightful ancient settings.
EducationEducation has been key to the area for over 1400 years, with Rochester home to the second oldest continuously occupied school in the world. The independent Kings School, established in 604AD, provides high quality private education for children of all ages. The area is also well served by state schools, with the OFSTED ‘outstanding' rated St Nicholas CofE Infants within easy reach of Temple Wharf, along with Cedar Primary and Elaine Primary.
Older children are well served by the popular Strood Academy, just round the corner on Watling Street, which was recently rated ‘good' in their latest OFSTED report. The University of Greenwich also has a campus in the town.
LeisureMedway has so much to offer for your leisure time, from a host of historic sights, to modern leisure facilities. Visit Rochester Cathedral or Rochester Castle, follow the Dickens trail around the many medieval buildings in the town, or step aboard a fascinating range of vessels at Chatham Historic Dockyard. Watch out for the famous Sweeps Festival every spring, or the classic Dickensian Christmas in the town.
On a more modern note, Medway Leisure Park offers a multi-screen cinema, ten-pin bowling and the unique Diggerland, all within easy reach of Temple Wharf, along with the superb sports facilities of Medway Sports Park. Golfers can take on the challenge of Rochester and Cobham Park Golf Club, park of the vast open spaces and woodlands of Cobham Park, just the other side of the M2.
ShoppingStrood Retail Park lies close to the development, with a whole host of famous names from Next to B&Q. You can also choose from the Pentagon Shopping Centre, with over 70 stores, Hempstead Valley Shopping Centre, with over 50 stores, or the Dockside Outlet Centre with over 40 big brands at discount prices. If that's not enough, the massive Bluewater Shopping Centre is just 11miles away, offering shopping on a simply epic scale.
At the other end of the shopping spectrum, historic Rochester is a browsers delight, with a fascinating selection of quirky independent shops nestled amongst its ancient buildings. Playing up its famous literary connections, the town is home to more than its fair share of second hand bookstores.
TransportStrood station has a large car park and regular services to London St Pancras, with a journey time of just 35minutes. Cuxton Station, to the west of Strood, has regular trains to Maidstone, taking just 19minutes, but has no parking facilities.
Temple Wharf lies just minutes from junction 2 of the M2, with the London Orbital M25 just 12miles to the north west. London is 30miles and Maidstone 11miles. Channel Tunnel trains can be accessed at Ashford, just 30 miles away, with vehicular access at Folkstone, 42miles away. Car and foot passengers can take a ferry from Dover, 48 miles away, taking you to Calais, Dunkirk or Boulogne.
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