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Downs View

£430,000 - £595,000

Downs View an exclusive collection of 3, 4 and 5 Bedroom homes, located in the picturesque and historic village of Wye in Kent.

Tailored incentives available to suit your needs.

NOW 50% SOLD!

Please visit our Chilham Showhome at Lyons Gate Aldington.

Plot of the Week - Plot 1 The Aldington - A 4 bedroom detached home £495,500, reserve by 30th September to receive a £5000 Options Voucher!* Subject to T&Cs

Please speak with one of our dedicated Sales Executives for further information.

Our Sales Centre is now open and is located at our nearby Repton Park development in Ashford - Sir Henry Brackenbury Road, Ashford, Kent TN23 3HX

Off Churchfield Way - Wye - Kent - TN25 5EG

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Mon 10:00 to 17:00
Tue Closed
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Thu Closed
Fri 10:00 to 17:00
Sat 10:00 to 17:00
Sun 10:00 to 17:00
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      5 bedroom Detached house from

      £595,000

      A five bedroom detached home with a single garage and two parking spaces. The ground floor features a spectacular kitching/dining area, living room, study and handy utility area and cloakroom. Upstairs you will find the master bedroom complete with en suite, and four further bedrooms.

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      5 bedroom Detached house from

      £585,000

      A five bedroom detached home with a double garage and two parking spaces. The ground floor features a spectacular kitching/dining area, living room, study and handy utility area and cloakroom. Upstairs you will find the master bedroom complete with en suite, and four further bedrooms.

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      4 bedroom Detached house from

      £495,500

      A four bedroom detached home with a triple car barn. The ground floor hosts a kitchen/breakfast/family room, dining room and living room with double doors leading to the garden. Upstairs you will find the master bedroom complete with en suite, and three further bedrooms.

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      4 bedroom Semi-detached house from

      £430,000

      A four bedroom semi-detached home with a single garage and two parking spaces. The ground floor features a front facing kitchen with bay window, living/dining room and cloakroom. Upstairs you will find the master bedroom complete with en suite, and three further bedrooms.

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    Downs View, located on the edge of the village of Wye in Kent.

    Directions to Development:

    From Canterbury, take the A28 towards Ashford. After approximately 9 miles, take the left turn signposted Wye and Brook. After entering Wye, continue straight on over the level crossing and over the river. The road then bends round to the left and become Churchfield Way. The development is accessed from the first turning on the left.

    From Ashford, take the A28 towards Canterbury. At the crossroads at Kempe's Corner, take the right turn signposted Wye and Brook. After entering Wye, turn right at the T junction and continue over the level crossing and the river. The road then bends round to the left and become Churchfield Way. The development is accessed from the first turning on the left.

    Directions to Sales Office located at Repton Park:

    From M20 Exit, Junction 9

    Take Fougeres Way towards Ashford/Tenterden. At the first roundabout take third exit (A28 Templer Way). At the next roundabout take the fourth exit by the TA centre. The new sales centre will be found on the left hand side.



    From Ashford town centre


    Follow the signs for M20 Lenham (A20). Take A292 New Street/Maidstone Road. At the first roundabout take the second exit A20 (Maidstone Road) then bear left onto the A28 Chart Road. At the next roundabout take the third exit by the TA centre. The new sales centre will be found on the left hand side.

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    Latest News

    Wye Summer Fair boosted by our donation

    This year’s Wye Summer Fair received a boost to its charity fundraising, thanks to a £1,000 donation from us.

    Taylor Wimpey - Downs View - Wye summer fair sponsorship

    Our Sales Executive Marilyn pictured with Nick Williams, Chairman of the Wye Jubilee Community Group

    The fair took place on Sunday 28th August and our donation went towards covering the running costs of the event, which helped to raise money for two local charities – the Kent Air Ambulance and the Wye Village Hall Charity.

    Ann Sutherland, Secretary of the Wye Jubilee Community Group, said: “Taylor Wimpey’s generous donation helped with the expense of the fair. It went towards essentials such as food for the barbecue, various refreshments, as well as publicity for the event.

    “Half the money raised will go to the Kent Air Ambulance, while the other half will go to the village hall – which is in desperate need of rejuvenating. The village often used the facilities at Wye College as well as its village hall until it closed in 2009. There are plans to modernise the hall by giving it a new roof, kitchen and meeting rooms – creating a great space that can be used by local businesses and community groups.”

    The Wye Summer Fair included live music from local band Indigo Stone, stalls and a dog show.

    “It’s wonderful to have had this donation from Taylor Wimpey,” adds Ann. “It helped to take the pressure off the event organisers so we could focus on enjoying the fair, knowing that more of the money raised will go to the beneficiaries instead of covering our overhead costs.” 

    Jason Stokes, Sales and Marketing Director for Taylor Wimpey South East, says: “As a local housebuilder, we are committed to supporting the communities in which we build our new homes, so we were delighted to make this donation to Wye village’s summer fair.

    “We feel these are two extremely worthy causes to support and wish them the best of luck with the remainder of their fundraising for the village hall!”

     

    Slap band donation reflects our support for Walk to School Campaign

    We are helping to shine a light on the importance of leaving the car at home and walking to school by supporting Walk to School Month. This takes place every October and encourages parents to walk their children to school instead of travelling by car.

    Downs View - Walk to school

    Pupils at Lady Joanna Thornhill’s Primary School, pictured with Year One teacher Mrs Reynolds, with their high visibility slap bands

    We are working in partnership with schools to support the initiative by supplying pupils with high-visibility slap bands to wear during the darker autumn and winter months.

    The aim of the campaign is to promote healthy lifestyles – especially in the light of growing concern about levels of childhood obesity and fitness – and reduce the number of vehicles on the roads.

    We have provided 62 slap bands to encourage pupils at Lady Joanna Thornhill’s Primary School in Wye to walk to school – and help keep them safe on the journey. It is part of a campaign that will see more than 12,000 slap bands provided to children across the country.

    Jason Stokes, Regional Sales and Marketing Director for Taylor Wimpey South East, says: “We are committed to supporting the communities in which we build our high-quality new homes, which is why we are working in partnership with Lady Joanna Thornhill’s Primary School as part of the Walk to School initiative.

    “We understand that family life can be busy, but walking to school is one of the easiest ways for children to increase their level of physical activity and get fit. We hope our contribution will help inspire families to swap the car for a safe walk to school instead.”

    Kevin Grout, headteacher at Lady Joanna Thornhill’s Primary School, says: “We encourage the children to walk to school to promote a healthier lifestyle and to reduce traffic outside the school. We are very grateful to Taylor Wimpey for this generous donation which will help raise the profile of the Walk to School initiative among pupils and parents alike.”

    Walk to School is an annual nationwide campaign that promotes the benefits of walking to school, which results in healthier young people and less traffic on the roads.

     

    Economic Benefits – During Construction

    New Homes Bonus

    The Government has announced £917 million of New Homes Bonus allocations for 2014 to 2015 – an initiative that enables local authorities to share in the economic benefits that development brings. Through the scheme, the Government will provide additional funding or a ‘bonus’ by match funding the council tax raised from the building of new homes (with an additional amount for affordable homes) for six years.

    Our development of twenty seven (no.27) new homes in Wye and will deliver a New Homes Bonus payment of approximately £235,000 over a six year period.

    Section 106 Contributions

    Section 106 planning agreements are a way of housebuilders supporting the delivery of local services or addressing matters that are important to local communities – they are intended to deal with requirements specifically in relation to an individual scheme. They are used for facilities such as public transport, roads, leisure (including, for example, play areas), education,
    health and affordable housing.

    Employment Generation and Job Creation

    Research by Michael Ball, Professor of Urban and Property Economics at the University of Reading suggests that every new home built creates 1.5 full time “direct jobs”. Furthermore, it is estimated by the Home Builders Federation that an additional three jobs are created indirectly through the supply chain.

    Economic Benefits – After Construction

    Support for Existing Facilities

    With new homes comes new investment which means many people in the area can benefit from new or improved services such as public transport, schools and shops. Growth of an existing community can also be a key consideration when making a decision to upgrade or replace existing infrastructure. This is often the case when considering provision of facilities or services that demand a particular size of population.

    Council Tax
    Council Tax assists in funding a broad range of local services and facilities such as refuse collection, policing, fi re and rescue services, libraries, leisure facilities, social care and health. Assuming a mix of new homes as described above we would anticipate an approximate council tax receipt being generated of around £35,000 per annum.

  • Offers

    Tailored incentives available to suit your needs!

    Please speak with one of our dedicated Sales Executives for further information.

    Easymover

    Easymover is available here, which means you could reserve a new Taylor Wimpey home at this development right now - even if you haven't sold your existing property.

    And that's not all. With easymover, we'll make your house move as stress free as possible. We'll liaise with your estate agent on your behalf and we'll manage the whole house selling process - making your life so much easier! Speak to one of our Sales Executives for more information.

This development is managed by the South East Taylor Wimpey regional office

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