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New Homes in Dartford

A town within its own borough in Kent, houses in Dartford are hugely popular for their proximity to Central London in the South East. Around 16 miles from the heart of the capital, there are trains to Charing Cross that take under 50 minutes. Places like Maidstone and Tonbridge are just half an hour’s drive away too.

With the Bluewater Shopping Centre on the edge of town, other local attractions include Oakfield Park, Brooklands Lake and Darenth Country Park. Whether you want to be close to the centre or in an area like Longfield or Belvedere, don’t miss our developments near Dartford below.

  • High Elms Park

    High Elms Park

    Lower Road, Hullbridge, SS5 6DF
    • 4 bedroom
    • £458,995 to £587,995

Live the Dartford life

 

Dartford is an appealing place to live on account of the good local schools, plentiful attractions and top transport links, not to mention the town’s rich history. A great option if you want to live close to London but not in a central part of the capital, don’t miss offers like our Movemaker initiative when you buy your new home in Dartford. 

 

Things to see and do in Dartford

 

There are lots of different ways to enjoy yourself in and around town. Dartford Central Park is a great feature in the heart of town, and not far from Dartford Borough Museum to the north and the beautiful Brooklands Lake to the south. Darenth Country Park is a must-visit for relaxing walks, while the 60-acre Swanley Park is equipped with paddling pools, play areas and a boating lake for family days out. 

 

Bluewater Shopping Centre is close by for when you need some new pieces for your home and wardrobe, while it’s also close to a nature trail, cinema and other leisure attractions such as a miniature golf course. With other full-size golf courses on the edge of town, you’ll also have all of London’s countless highlights very close at hand. 

 

Education

 

This is a desirable area for families with children, on account of the strong selection of local schools. The Brent Primary School and Fleetdown Primary Academy are both rated as outstanding by Ofsted, while there are several schools for younger kids rated as good which are very close to the centre of Dartford. At secondary level, Dartford Grammar School and Dartford Grammar School for Girls are both outstanding, while Dartford Science and Technology College and the Leigh Academy are also good options. 

 

Dartford transport links

 

Dartford is only around 15 miles from Central London, with this proximity to the capital making the town very popular among commuters. Trains to London Bridge only take around half an hour, while it’s another five minutes on to Waterloo and 10 minutes on to Charing Cross. If you have a car, you’ll benefit from being close to the M20 and M25 motorways. 

 

The Dartford property scene

 

Those links to the capital mean Dartford has a strong and vibrant property market, whereby a wide range of tastes and budgets are catered for. Whether you want to live in Dartford or another part of Kent or London, you can get a step ahead of the competition by signing up to our Part Exchangescheme. With this, we could be your guaranteed buyer if you have a home to sell as part of your move, eliminating a huge amount of stress in the process  not to mention costly estate agents’ fees. 

Help to Buy Dartford

In Dartford you can take advantage of Help to Buy South East if you are a first time buyer. Take a look at the Help to Buy South East page to find out how the scheme works and how it can help you move.