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Marketing Your House This Winter, Is It A Good Idea?

The question regularly asked by prospective house sellers is whether it is a good idea to market one’s home over the winter months or is best to wait until spring? Traditionally the spring/early summer has been regarded as the prime selling season but in recent years the peaks and troughs between the usual ebb and [...]

Marketing Your House This Winter, Is It A Good Idea?2018-11-22T15:26:22+00:00

Gold Hill – Shaftesbury’s Treasure

Sitting proudly on top of a hilly promontory on the Dorset/Wiltshire border, is an ancient Saxon market town of tremendous historic interest as well as being a lovely place to live or visit. However, it is one street that really puts Shaftesbury on the map even though this modest twisting cobbled lane only has buildings [...]

Gold Hill – Shaftesbury’s Treasure2018-10-22T15:31:14+00:00

Victorian Elegance in Thomas Hardy’s Shaston (Shaftesbury)

A former rectory for sale in the heart of a historic market town of Shaftesbury Where is historic Shaftesbury? Straddling the Wiltshire/Dorset border, the ancient hill top market town of Shaftesbury, or Shaston as Thomas Hardy named it, is a truly historic settlement. It may have Celtic or Roman origins but is strongly associated with [...]

Victorian Elegance in Thomas Hardy’s Shaston (Shaftesbury)2017-09-06T09:40:48+00:00

Dorset: a rural and coastal county

Introduction to the county of Dorset Dorset has long been regarded as the epitome of the ideal rural county and when searching for a character country property for sale or rent, it is often the first one that comes to mind. With its slower paced lifestyle, incredibly beautiful and varied scenery, stunning coastline, rich history [...]

Dorset: a rural and coastal county2017-03-07T10:28:28+00:00

5 little known facts about rural Dorset

Dorset is a fascinating county with a varied landscape. We give you 5 of our favourite facts about living in Dorset. The Celtic name ‘Dorseteschire’ means the place of fisticuffs! Enid Blyton bought Purbeck Golf Club for £1 and she used to holiday in Swanage. Many of her ‘Five’ series of books are based around [...]

5 little known facts about rural Dorset2017-03-07T10:35:31+00:00

A guide to Dorset schools

North Dorset State Primary Schools All Saints CE VC Primary School, Bishops Caundle Archbishop Wake CE Primary School, Blandford Forum Blandford St Mary CE VA Primary School, Blandford St Mary Cranborne CE VA First School, Cranborne Downlands Community Primary School, Blandford Camp Durweston CE Primary School, Durweston Gillingham Primary School, Gillingham, Dorset Milldown CE VC [...]

A guide to Dorset schools2017-03-07T10:38:23+00:00

Local rural beauty spots in Dorset

Rural View estate agency recommends a variety of favourite places of interest in Dorset. If you are looking for fun by the sea or an inland adventure, we can help. Abbotsbury Swannery Established in the 14th Century, the only managed colony of nesting mute swans. The adjoining sub-tropical gardens has many rare and exotic plants [...]

Local rural beauty spots in Dorset2017-01-19T12:41:14+00:00