Houses, Bungalows & Cottages for Sale and to Rent in High Halden, Ashford, Kent.
A charming, quiet and picturesque village, High Halden is situated on the A28 and 3 miles away from Tenterden. With a regular passing bus service, from Tenterden to Ashford, High Halden offers accessible living to those who regularly visit the town but who require a rural and quieter base.
However, High Halden is such an active community; there is no need to leave it.
In August 2012, High Halden’s village shop was re-opened, selling an array of produce and groceries to its locals. High Halden also has its own organic fruit, food and vegetable shop, selling locally grown and sourced produce. And, in addition to this, High Halden’s surrounding farmland is home to Arcadia, an independent small-holding providing vegetable and fruit box schemes throughout Ashford and Tenterden and their surrounding villages.
High Halden is also well-resourced with High Halden Church of England Primary School, a good primary school, which has 91 children on roll, making the school caring and comfortable for all its learners. The school is sat opposite High Halden Green, where children can be seen playing and the village pond’s ducks and geese are often seen waddling.
Families choosing to live in High Halden will be welcomed by a friendly parish council and a whole variety of community activities in which they can engage: children’s clubs, church groups, Brownies, short-mat bowls and two football clubs – The Hornets and The Brewmasters. Not forgetting the recreation grounds and play areas. For those who prefer more relaxing and therapeutic past-times, there are crafts and horticultural clubs. And, for the Young at Heart, there are clubs for the retired. Above all, High Halden’s locals feel happy and secure in their delightful village with its neighbourhood watch and dedicated village warden.
High Halden is home to The Chequers, a traditional country pub, with rustic beams, selling home-made food using locally produced and fresh-only ingredients. The Chequers and High Halden’s church, St Mary the Virgin, make High Halden’s history rich, telling tales of smugglers and several hundred years of restoration.