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New homes in Rochester

A historic town in Kent, Rochester nuzzles itself up into a bend of the River Medway in the South East of England. Just a couple of miles from Gillingham and across the river from Strood, new homes in Rochester are only 40 minutes from London on the train, making them hugely popular among commuters.

With a local castle and cathedral to explore, there are plenty of riverside attractions for you to explore. Visit Fort Amherst, Upnor Castle and Chatham’s historic dockyard, and don’t miss the Strand Pool, Shorne Woods Country Park and Ranscombe Farm Nature Reserve with our developments near Rochester below. 

• Kent • South East • Gillingham • Strood • London

The Poppies - Barratt Homes
The Poppies - Barratt Homes
London Road, Aylesford, Kent, ME16 0ZP
  • £394,995 to £599,995
  • 3 and 4 bedroom
  • The Poppies in Aylesford offers a wonderful collection of 3 and 4 bedroom homes. The picturesque Kentish village benefits from the convenience of local shops, pubs, schools and a thriving community atmosphere. All our homes on this development meet the latest building regulations, which set the standards for energy performance and carbon emissions. Click here to find out more. Move here and you’ll be just a short drive away from Maidstone and Rochester, plus you can enjoy beautiful views of the Kent Downs. 
High Elms Park
High Elms Park
Lower Road, Hullbridge, Essex, SS5 6DF
  • £381,995 to £464,995
  • 2 and 3 bedroom
  • LAST CHANCE TO BUY AT THIS DEVELOPMENT! High Elms Park is down to our final 2 and 3 bedroom homes in Hullbridge. Join this established community today to benefit from amenities and transport links right on your doorstep with access to beautiful Riverside walks for you and the family to enjoy.
Barratt Homes at Chilmington
Barratt Homes at Chilmington
Parkland Drive, Kingsnorth, Kent, TN23 3TQ
  • £519,995 to £534,995
  • 4 bedroom
  • Our collection of homes are surrounded by protected woodlands, beautiful parkland and green open space. It is the perfect place to spend time with your friends and family. Chilmington Green is a prime location to live in and commute from, with Ashford International only a 10 minute drive, plus great road links including the M20. Take a look at what we're doing to encourage a sustainable community.
Barratt Homes at The Woodlands
Barratt Homes at The Woodlands
Herne Bay Road, Broad Oak, Sturry, Kent, CT2 0NJ
  • £389,995 to £536,995
  • 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Located just over 3 miles from the vibrant city Canterbury, The Woodlands currently offers a mix of 3 and 4 bed homes. Here, you'll be surrounded by beautiful Kent countryside, yet still within easy access to shopping, entertainment, arts and culture. Check out our location brochure for further insight into the area and take a look at what we're doing on-site to encourage a sustainable community.

What is life like in Rochester?

A historic town in Kent, Rochester nuzzles itself into a bend of the River Medway in the South East of England. The city is the seat of the country's second-oldest diocese, fortified by the magnificent 12th-century Medieval castle. It effortlessly blends Gothic and Romanesque architecture, making it the protagonist of many of writer Charles Dickens's compelling stories.  
New homes in Rochester benefit from great attractions and superb transport links, ideal for families and commuters. 

What is there to see and do in Rochester?

New homes in Rochester enjoy a prime location, a stone's throw from the Kent Downs and Surrey Hills, while also within reach of London. Whether you fancy a day of shopping along the High Street or prefer exploring its vast green spaces, this picturesque city has it all. Below are some of the area's highlights:
Rochester Castle
Rochester Cathedral
Guildhall Museum
Chatham Historic Dockyard
Upnor Castle
Ashenbank Wood
Ranscombe Farm Nature Reserve 
Capstone Farm Country Park

What is education like in Rochester?

Rochester and the surrounding areas are home to many of Ofsted's top-ranking primary, secondary, and higher education institutions. If you're looking for a school where to send your children, here we've picked a few to help you narrow down your options.
Primary  Secondary   Further education
 St Nicholas Cevc Infant School  Bradfields Academy  MidKent College
 Luton Primary School  Ifield School  Medway Council
 Horsted Infant School  Meopham School  IPS International Limited


How are the Rochester transport links?

New homes in Rochester are conveniently located to access London, Chatham and Sittingbourne. Sitting on the A2, which crosses the Medway at Rochester Bridge, the route merges into the M2 motorway to Gillingham and Bredhurst. 
The city also benefits from various bus and rail connections, with the former operated by Arriva Southern Counties and the latter by Southeastern. Trains to the capital take about 40 minutes, while Ebbsfleet International is only a 20-minute journey. 

What is the Rochester property scene like?

Property prices in Rochester have been increasing steadily over recent years yet remain below Kent's average. Houses are more affordable than in neighbouring areas like Canterbury and Dartford, meaning you can find great value for your money. 
If you'd like to live in the heart of the action, our collection of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes on High Elms Park could be up your street. Spacious, energy-efficient and with lots of natural light, new homes here are ideal for first-time buyers. If you prefer the pull of the suburbs, don't miss our Barratt Homes at Chilmington site, perfect for exploring the surrounding woodland. 

New home schemes in Rochester

Whether you're just getting on the ladder or looking to upsize, we have an offer that suits you. 
Our Deposit Boost scheme makes a great option for first-time buyers, while the Movemaker and Part Exchange schemes are your best bets if you want to sell your current home. 
Browse our new homes in Rochester below and make your move with Barratt Homes today. 

2 Bedroom Houses in Kent

External view of The Hadley

4 Bedroom Houses in Kent

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3 Bedroom Houses in Kent

External view of The Hadley