Yearly Archives: 2014


December 2014

How the stamp duty changes affect you


As has been widely reported, the headline news in yesterday’s autumn statement from the Chancellor of the Exchequer was the much needed overhaul of the way Stamp Duty is calculated. The new system is much fairer and the vast majority (reputedly 98%) of buyers will now pay significantly less tax on residential property purchases that complete from today, 4th [...]

How the stamp duty changes affect you2018-02-27T16:25:39+00:00

November 2014

The Housing Market in 2012


This has been a year when normality has been all but forgotten. Traditionally one would have expected a slow impetus in the earlier months building towards a bustling late Spring and Summer market, falling back for the holiday period and then pushing ahead again in the Autumn. The housing market in 2012 2012, however, has [...]

The Housing Market in 20122017-03-07T09:11:18+00:00

Sporting properties


Rural Property with Golf Course We are currently marketing a substantial property with a golf course in its grounds on the Dorset/Somerset border. Not just any old pitch and put though, this is a challenging eleven hole course with a proper water hazard in the form of a large lake, undulations and 200 yard holes. On [...]

Sporting properties2018-02-27T13:52:18+00:00

October 2014

Salisbury, the Best Place to Live in the UK?


The recent publication by the World’s largest publisher of travel guides; Lonely Planet of its list of best cities to visit in 2015 ranks Salisbury as Number Seven, the only UK destination to make the top ten. This will come as no surprise to those of us who already have the pleasure of living and [...]

Salisbury, the Best Place to Live in the UK?2017-01-19T15:46:04+00:00

July 2014

May 2014

South East Somerset Schools


Somerset State Primary Schools Abbas and Templecombe C of E VC Primary School, Templecombe All Saints Church of England Primary Schoo,l Montacute Ash Church of England Primary School, Ash, Martock Baltonsborough C of E VC Primary School, Baltonsborough Barwick and Stoford Community Primary School, Barwick Beckington Church of England First School,Beckington Berkley Church of England [...]

South East Somerset Schools2017-01-19T15:23:05+00:00

April 2014

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

Selling property with Rural View


Are you thinking about selling your property? Rural View has become a highly regarded agency with a reputation for successfully selling property including country houses across South Wiltshire, North Dorset, South Somerset and West Hampshire. Our approach to selling property Our approach is simple: to provide an excellent service involving the most extensive, good quality [...]

Selling property with Rural View2017-01-19T14:50:46+00:00

March 2014


Hampshire State Primary Schools Abbotts Ann C of E Primary School, Andover Amport C of E Primary School, Andover Andover C of E Primary School, Andover Appleshaw St Peter's C of E Primary School, Andover Beaulieu Village Primary School, Brockenhurst Breamore C of E Primary School, Fordingbridge Brockenhurst C of E Primary School, Brockenhurst Broughton [...]


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

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

Guide to Wiltshire country pubs


A quintessential part of life in the country is the village pub. Once just a place where the yokel locals quenched their thirst with copious pints of beer or cider and you were lucky to get a ploughmans, now just about every pub offers a varied menu and a reasonable choice of wines. The phrase [...]

Guide to Wiltshire country pubs2017-01-19T12:18:54+00:00

February 2014

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

January 2014