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Character House For Sale in Christopher Wren’s Childhood Village (East Knoyle)

Attractive 17th Century house with tremendous character Many of London’s most iconic landmark buildings such as St Paul’s Cathedral, the Royal Naval Collage and a host of churches rebuilt after the Great Fire of London were designed by Sir Christopher Wren, one of England’s most highly acclaimed architects. This influential historical figure had a relatively [...]

Character House For Sale in Christopher Wren’s Childhood Village (East Knoyle)2017-07-04T12:42:34+00:00

South Wiltshire – a Cultural Hotspot

A plethora of cultural events have helped to put Salisbury and the pretty villages of South Wiltshire on the map. South Wiltshire has always had a strong connection to the arts, over the centuries drawing many well-known creative people to Salisbury and its beautiful valleys. Not only do they buy or rent property in the [...]

South Wiltshire – a Cultural Hotspot2017-07-04T12:54:36+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

Local Schools – An Introduction

The right choice of school can of course have an enormous impact on a child’s education, development, well-being and future prospects. It is for this reason that the region is so popular with parents due to the excellent choice of schools in both the state and private sectors across all age ranges. The location of [...]

Local Schools – An Introduction2017-03-07T10:11:28+00:00

Rural Event in the Deverill Valley

As village and rural Estate Agents we are delighted to be sponsoring a cultural rural event in the beautiful Deverill Valley. The Festival of Performing Arts which takes place over the coming Bank Holiday weekend has attracted a large number of excellent acts and promises to be an enriching occasion, with performances to suit all [...]

Rural Event in the Deverill Valley2017-03-07T10:10:54+00:00

South Wiltshire Schools

Wiltshire State Primary Schools Alderbury & West Grimstead Church of England Primary School All Saints (VA) Church of England Primary School, Netheravon Amesbury Archer Primary School, Amesbury Amesbury Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School, Amesbury Bemerton St John Church of England Aided Primary School, Salisbury Bitham Brook Primary School, Westbury Bratton Primary School, Bratton [...]

South Wiltshire Schools2017-01-19T14:05:59+00:00

The state of the Wiltshire rural housing market

The UK market is highly localised and as regional village and country property specialists we are well placed to gauge movement in this area. Our intuition ties in with other professionals and bodies, being that the UK market as a whole is set to improve in 2014 and beyond, and that our region is set to [...]

The state of the Wiltshire rural housing market2017-03-07T10:10:08+00:00

Government ‘Help to buy’ scheme explained

In the last few weeks the second phase of the Help to Buy scheme has been launched, three months ahead of schedule and taking even Lenders by surprise. For those still not sure what this scheme entails, it is a Government guarantee to the lender of up to 15% of a property purchase, allowing a [...]

Government ‘Help to buy’ scheme explained2017-01-19T11:33:15+00:00

Increased demand for Wiltshire rural family houses

Now that the holidays are over and our children are being dragged back to school, it is the natural time for people to think again of moving house, with Christmas as the end goal. For this reason we've seen increased demand for rural family houses. Late Summer/early Autumn is a traditional time of year for [...]

Increased demand for Wiltshire rural family houses2017-01-19T11:17:29+00:00

Advice for those looking to sell property in 2013

The forecast for the 2013 UK housing market is that it will not be much different to 2012 in terms of property transaction levels and most commentators agree that that it is unlikely that we will see house prices recovering this coming year. Low interest rates are supporting a fragile market and while they remain [...]

Advice for those looking to sell property in 20132017-01-17T17:14:08+00:00

What to look for when searching for a bolthole in the country

There are two distinct types of occasional occupiers who own lock-up-and-leave properties, each with specific criteria, but both with similar concerns to address. One is the escapee from London and the Home-Counties, looking for a more serene and uplifting existence. This particular neck of the woods is attracting ever more interest from such a purchaser [...]

What to look for when searching for a bolthole in the country2017-01-17T16:12:08+00:00

Fitting Furniture into Houses

Many times over the years we have shown properties where potential buyers have been deterred because there is no room for particular items of furniture. If you have inherited any furniture or furnishings, then you will know what I am talking about; possession, pride, love, guilt and duty all unite to form a resolute determination [...]

Fitting Furniture into Houses2017-01-17T16:05:01+00:00

The Housing Market – November 2011

Following the gradual erosion of confidence in the latter part of 2010, 2011 turned out to be a tricky year for residential sales. Transaction levels were badly knocked and a buyers’ market swiftly evolved making negotiations challenging. While there were some very good buyers around, they were cautious and for the most part there were [...]

The Housing Market – November 20112017-01-17T15:26:54+00:00