Kent is a scenic county in the south-east of England. Settlement in Kent dates back to the Neolithic period, also the location of several medieval rebellions and the battle of Britain, as well as being an important location for the operation of the Royal Navy, meaning the county is steeped in history. The county features cities and large towns such as Canterbury and Maidstone, ideal for those looking for the excitement of life in a bustling city. Canterbury in particular offers fantastic shopping, restaurants and cafes and the opportunity to meander through beautiful medieval streets.
Kent can truly offer something for everyone, with it containing both a spectacular coastline (with the famous white cliffs of Dover) and the green countryside of the North Downs and the Weald. Villages in these areas such as Cowden and Forstal offer a more quiet retreat. This range of urban, coastal and rural locations in Kent make the county an extremely desirable place to live, furthered by the fact the commute to London can be done in under an hour and its easy accessibility to France. Properties for sale in Kent are as varied as the county itself, from large family homes SET lettings_description = in grounds, to gorgeous apartments in the city of Canterbury and properties perfect for young professionals in commuter towns.