Located just a few miles out of Sittingbourne on the A2, lies the quaint village of Bapchild. Inclusive of fellow village, Tonge, the parish had a population of 1.141 at the 2011 Census.
With a wonderful and active community, there is also a village hall, public house and fruit stall that are all frequently and lovingly used. The community itself is building, as a few developments are bringing people to the area and allowing for its heart to grow.
The village has its own church, Grade 1 listed Church of St. Lawrence, which Bapchild’s local primary school uses for services, some lessons and assemblies.
Bapchild and Tonge Church of England Primary School and Nursery are the heart of the educational community for children, providing excellent learning opportunities and support for children of pre-school age to 11 years.
Properties in Bapchild
With several new builds surrounding Bapchild, there are various houses to suit any buyer. From terraced to detached to flats, Bapchild has it all.
For roads and properties already established, there are often sales occurring, and are popular for viewing.
Just a few minutes drive from Sittingbourne, there are great access links to the M2 and A249, so Bapchild is not far from any major route to London or Canterbury.
Regular buses use the Bapchild route to take you to Sittingbourne, where there is a train station that will take you to London in an hour.
Where to go in Bapchild
Hempstead House Hotel and Spa
Set in 4 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, Hempstead House is a Victorian county house spa hotel and restaurant. Privately owned and run, it is surrounded by the glorious Kent countryside, with luxurious en suite rooms complete with modern facilities.
From a delicious and elegant meal, to a business function or wedding, Hempstead House caters for so much and is well worth a visit.
Bapchild Food Stall and Butchers
Open seven days a week, Bapchild Food Stall offers a range of fresh produce to the local community and you will find a rather large annual pumpkin patch to the back of them every autumn – great for family fun time!
You can find KCD Butchers at the Fruit Shack each Wednesday between 9am – 3pm.
Walk the Saxon Shore Way
Popular to many, the Saxon Shore Way passes along the coastline of the South East. It is an interesting historical walk with much to see and do along the way, and situated not far from Bapchild. Enjoyed by many, there are various starting points and paces, meaning it is a widely suited walking route.
Thinking of buying or selling in Bapchild?
Are you thinking of moving to the Bapchild? At Harrisons Homes independent estate agent, we pride ourselves on our local knowledge – we’d be pleased to talk to you about what makes the Isle of Sheppey a great place to call home. Call us on 01795 474848 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for a chat.
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