Property-seekers searching for a brand new home in a picturesque village location are being urged to visit The Hollies, Crest Nicholson’s sought-after development in Harrietsham.

Following a successful launch, the four bedroom Lavenham and three bedroom Sussex show homes are now available for viewing. Finished to the excellent specification for which Crest Nicholson is renowned, the homes are already attracting a strong level of interest.

The Lavenham

The ground floor of this detached property features a large open plan kitchen, dining area with utility room and a good sized living room with doors leading to the private rear garden, plus a guest cloakroom. Upstairs, three of the four bedrooms are doubles and the main bedroom includes an en-suite and fitted wardrobe. Outside, the Lavenham benefits from allocated parking for two cars.

The Sussex

This detached home benefits from a good sized kitchen/dining room to the front of the property with the living room running the whole width of the house providing direct access to the garden. The first-floor landing leads to three bedrooms and the family bathroom, with the main bedroom again benefitting from an en-suite and fitted wardrobe.

Buyers can personalise the finer details of their home with a choice of fully fitted Manhattan kitchens, as well as state of the art Bosch appliances. The bathrooms and en-suites also contain contemporary fully fitted Roca sanitaryware in white and a choice of Amtico flooring and choice of porcelanosa tiles. All homes at The Hollies comply with the strictest demands of the Code for Sustainable Homes Level 4. Energy saving features such as increased levels of wall and loft insulation, low energy lighting and secure UPVC double glazing as well as Photovoltaic panels (solar panels) are all designed to maximise efficiency and keep utility bills down.

The collection of 60 two and three bedroom cottages and four bedroom family homes also complement the local village aesthetic. The property facades feature a hand picked palette of traditional materials, combining a mix of tile hanging, attractive brickwork and traditional timber boarding. The Hollies takes inspiration from its perfect rural location in Harrietsham with tree-lined avenues around a central village green and a children’s play area. An ecologically rich setting with mature trees, wildflower grasslands and a number of green, open spaces brings the beautiful countryside right onto residents’ doorsteps. Village life in Harrietsham is both relaxed and convenient. The thriving community boasts a wide range of amenities, including a convenience store, village hall, village pub and primary school. The nearby North Downs will appeal to those who enjoy the great outdoors, whilst Leeds Castle is just a short drive away – ideal for a family day out.

Situated just off the A20 and M20, Harrietsham is within easy reach of Maidstone and Ashford town centres, as well as commuting distance of central London. Regular direct services from Harrietsham to London Victoria take just over an hour, and the High Speed One Service from Ashford International reaches London St Pancras in 36 minutes.

Annette Cole, Sales and Marketing Director of Crest Nicholson Eastern, said: “Harrietsham is an idyllic village yet conveniently connected by both road and rail to everything the nearby towns have to offer. The ease of commuting is major draw for house hunters and we expect a high level of interest in The Hollies from first time buyers and young professionals, as well as families looking for a genuine sense of community.”

Guide prices for The Hollies start from £285,000 for a three bedroom house and £360,000 for a four bedroom house.

For further information about The Hollies, please call the sales team on 01622 235593. The Sales and Marketing suite and Show Homes are open daily. For more information please visit