Last Chance for Retirees to 'Right-Size' at Willow Grange


Millions of retirees are considering selling their property, but for many it’s not just about downsizing with research by Saga finding that 70% of over 50s would like to right-size for a more convenient lifestyle . Countryside’s Willow Grange development in the idyllic Weald landscape of Kent, is ideal for retirees wanting to simplify their living accommodation and lifestyle.

Situated in the tranquil village of Coxheath, Willow Grange is surrounded by a diverse landscape and overlooks an Area of Outstanding Beauty, providing residents with impressive countryside views. The development comprises 66 two, three and four-bedroom thoughtfully designed homes, each benefitting from a high specification to suit a variety of house-hunters, including retirees looking for a lower-maintenance property.

Emma Fearn, Associate Director for Sales & Marketing of Countryside’s New Homes and Communities South region comments: “Our Willow Grange homes are perfectly suited for the modern-day retiree; one who is looking to right-size instead of compromise. All homes have been designed to feel spacious, with fluid living spaces and an abundance of natural light reaching every room, making Willow Grange an ideal choice for retirees wanting a simpler lifestyle. With just four properties remaining at the development, we urge retirees looking to right-size to visit the sale office as soon as possible.”

The Redwing is a perfect example of one of the three-bedroom homes ideally suited to right-sizers. The ground floor features an open plan kitchen that overlooks the dining area. Sleek white handle less units, chrome accessories and a range of integrated appliances create the ideal space for entertaining. The private living room features a traditional bay window, and elegant double doors open directly out onto the garden, ensuring that the entire room is filled with natural light.

Upstairs, the master bedroom features fitted wardrobes, and two further bedrooms and family bathroom can also be found on this floor. Bathrooms feature contemporary white sanitary ware, chrome accessories and warming walnut details throughout.

Residents at Willow Grange are conveniently located for local amenities and excellent transport links. The village of Coxheath has a thriving community with a popular high street offering a range of independent shops, a café, library and a purpose-built village hall. Whilst being surrounded by attractive open spaces, it also benefits from having surrounding towns on its doorstep including Maidstone, only four miles away and the popular towns of Sevenoaks, Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells are within easy reach.

Maidstone East and West Railway Stations are ideally located just three miles from the development, offering direct rail links into central London. East Farleigh Railway Station is also located nearby, providing direct access to Paddock Wood, Strood and Tonbridge, all within 25 minutes. Motorists are well catered for too, with the M20 just seven miles away, giving excellent access to the national road network, linking to both London and the east coast of England.