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Country Cottages and what Attracts Buyers

Country Cottages are many peoples' dream. Whether to escape to from the pressures of city life or to live in permanently, the country cottage holds a distinct charm and here are what we have found buyers most look for when making the move. Period Character Country cottages have plenty of character and what was often [...]

Country Cottages and what Attracts Buyers2017-05-18T14:13:20+00:00

Eco friendly homes Wiltshire | Energy efficiency

The idea of owning an eco-friendly home was perhaps at one time considered a nice but unrealistic idea, perhaps even a little left-field or hippy but increasingly over the years they have become more mainstream and indeed, are now extremely desirable. What makes a 'green' rural property? Green homes have been with us for a [...]

Eco friendly homes Wiltshire | Energy efficiency2017-05-18T14:51:02+00:00

Edge of village property gem-Hindon

Hindon is one of the most sought after villages in the beautiful Nadder Valley and we are delighted to have been instructed to sell an attractive older style chalet bungalow on the edge of it. With its versatile accommodation, good-sized South facing garden and pleasant outlook this property would make an ideal Christmas present! More [...]

Edge of village property gem-Hindon2017-05-18T15:19:14+00:00

how valuable is it to have a garage?

There has recently been a survey of insurance claims resulting from damage to cars in car parks, the result of which is that the insurance industry has seen a substantial increase over the last ten years. The cause? Apart from careless and possibly impatient driving, the principal reason seems to be that cars have got [...]

how valuable is it to have a garage?2017-05-18T15:23:27+00:00

Autumn Winter Property Market 2016

2016 has been something of a ‘stuttering’ Stop-Go year for the local property market. The early months showed signs of promise with good buyer and seller activity whilst not actually delivering many firm sales. Early summer was much busier although the progress of on-going sales was frustratingly protracted by long delays with Local Authority Searches. [...]

Autumn Winter Property Market 20162017-01-17T14:59:41+00:00

Wylye | The Village of Wylye in Wiltshire

Wylye is a village and civil parish on the River Wylye approximately 9 miles northwest of Salisbury and a similar distance southeast of Warminster.  The hamlet of Deptford is included in the civil parish as was the small village of Fisherton de la Mere in 1934. St Mary the Virgin The Church of England parish church [...]

Wylye | The Village of Wylye in Wiltshire2017-05-18T14:54:48+00:00

East Knoyle | East Knoyle Wiltshire

East Knoyle is a village and civil parish in Wiltshire. The village lies just west of the A350 approximately 9 miles south of Warminster and 5 miles north from Shaftesbury in Dorset.  It is perhaps best known as the birthplace and family home of Sir Christopher Wren who is commemorated on a stone alongside the main [...]

East Knoyle | East Knoyle Wiltshire2017-05-18T15:32:48+00:00

West Knoyle | West Knoyle Wiltshire

West Knoyle is a small village and civil parish in Southwest England, close to the southern edge of Salisbury plain. The village is 2.5 miles east of Mere and 8 miles south of Warminster. The A303 trunk road passes about 0.75 miles north of the village. The Monarchs Way long distance footpath passes through the [...]

West Knoyle | West Knoyle Wiltshire2018-02-27T14:03:52+00:00

Dinton: One of Wiltshire’s best kept villages

Dinton is a pretty thriving village with a host of amenities situated approximately 8 miles west of Salisbury and 5 miles to Wilton. Dinton nestles the river Nadder, which forms the boundary at the south end of the village with the wooded ridge of The Hanging to the North. The B3089 runs through the centre [...]

Dinton: One of Wiltshire’s best kept villages2017-01-19T11:45:44+00:00

What is it like to live in Teffont in Wiltshire?

One of the prettiest villages in Wiltshire is the picturesque parish of Teffont. It is a rural idyll of two halves: Teffont Magna and Teffont Evias. Much of the ancient parish of Teffont in Wiltshire lies on the chalk downs by that rise between the valleys the the Wylye and Nadder. Nestled below the downs [...]

What is it like to live in Teffont in Wiltshire?2018-02-27T14:05:31+00:00

What is the history and culture of behind Fovant village in Wiltshire?

Fovant is a pretty medium sized village in the southwest of Wiltshire.  It is located on the A30 between Salisbury and Shaftesbury in the Nadder Valley.  It's name is derived from the Old English fobbefunta meaning "spring of a man called Fobbe". Fovant Badges The Fovant Badges are a set of regimental badges cut into a chalk [...]

What is the history and culture of behind Fovant village in Wiltshire?2018-02-27T14:51:51+00:00

Howzatt! Rural Village Cricket Teams

There’s something about living near a cricket pitch whilst a game is in progress. The thwack of leather against willow followed by a polite round of clapping must surely be an integral part of village life on a summer’s day. A game of mysterious rules, strange traditions and bizarre terminology but for many cricket is [...]

Howzatt! Rural Village Cricket Teams2018-02-27T14:50:33+00:00

Selling your rural home? Ironing out your property creases…

Selling your Rural Property? Imagine this – you are selling your rural property, your estate agent has arranged plenty of viewings and you have received an offer which you are delighted to accept. Fantastic, excitement all round and you can start making plans now that you have found a willing buyer. However, there is still [...]

Selling your rural home? Ironing out your property creases…2018-02-27T14:54:29+00:00

Living in Hindon Wiltshire

About the village of Hindon, Wiltshire Hindon is a thriving pretty village situated approx. 16 miles west of Salisbury and 10 miles south of Warminster in Wiltshire. The High Street was lined with trees in the 19th Century, a key feature of the elegant village centre. Hindon appears to have been originally a planned settlement [...]

Living in Hindon Wiltshire2017-01-19T14:19:49+00:00