Yearly Archives: 2019


December 2019

Enter our Christmas Quiz to Win a Magnum of Champagne!


How well do you know South Wiltshire? Tell us where these 10 local scenes are for a chance to win a magnum of champagne. Email your answers A - J to admin@ruralview or post to Unit 5, Manor Farm, Chilmark, Salisbury SP3 5AF by 12.00pm Friday 3rd January 2020 A   B   C   [...]

Enter our Christmas Quiz to Win a Magnum of Champagne!2019-12-13T17:34:53+00:00

The Housing Market Comes to a Stop Over Christmas Right?


The answer is NO according to Rightmove who say that the number of daily visits to their website by those looking for a houses for sale doubles over the winter holiday period. This is partly as a result of there being more time to surf the net but it’s also when people tend to reflect [...]

The Housing Market Comes to a Stop Over Christmas Right?2019-12-11T17:21:33+00:00

Character Home – Ebbesbourne Wake – LET


Just the type of property that many tenants seek; a lovely family home with beautifully presented accommodation & located on the edge of an attractive village surrounded by some of South Wiltshire's most beautiful countryside.

Character Home – Ebbesbourne Wake – LET2019-12-03T12:14:45+00:00

Idyllic Cottage – Berwick St John – SOLD


This pretty thatched cottage situated in a quintessential rural village has bags of character & wonderful country views. It attracted plenty of interest from buyers looking for the ideal primary home or weekend retreat.

Idyllic Cottage – Berwick St John – SOLD2019-12-03T11:59:25+00:00

November 2019

The Famous Bottom Drawer


Agents will often have one or two properties on their books which are not visible on the usual property portals but are available to buy. This is usually because the house owners would rather sell on a more discreet basis. Over the winter months there’s a generally held assumption that there are fewer buyers around [...]

The Famous Bottom Drawer2019-11-21T11:22:12+00:00

October 2019

How to Sell Your Home


The idea of selling your current property can be a daunting one whether it’s the first time you have done so, it’s been many years since you last moved or even if it is something you have some experience at. HM Government has produced a sensible ‘How to Sell’ guide with some useful information on [...]

How to Sell Your Home2019-10-09T16:03:37+00:00

July 2019

A Stone’s Throw – Discovering the West Country’s Hotspots


Living off the A303 is the place to be according to a recent Country Life article (linked below). Madeleine Silver writes about the villages situated off this major trunk road linking London with Devon & Cornwall. Charlie Graham of Rural View contributes to this piece with his thoughts about the property market in South Wiltshire [...]

A Stone’s Throw – Discovering the West Country’s Hotspots2019-07-22T14:51:28+00:00

Not the Biggest but the Best!


Rural View may not be the largest or indeed the most widely known estate agency covering the South Wiltshire/North Dorset area but we are the best when it comes to attracting interest in our clients’ properties. This claim is borne out by our clients’ homes being the most viewed properties in our patch on Rightmove, [...]

Not the Biggest but the Best!2020-07-13T11:13:18+00:00

June 2019

Do we have something to celebrate?


This might be a trifle premature but after three years of a fairly stagnant housing market, it seems to have woken up over the last couple of weeks. Rural View have been busy not only registering new buyers, arranging viewings and receiving offers but we have also had a tranche of new instructions come our [...]

Do we have something to celebrate?2019-06-21T11:36:23+00:00

April 2019

A Historic Gem in Hindon


Red Lion House is a handsome Grade II Listed house that once served as one of the many coaching inns that flourished in Hindon when the village was an important staging post between Exeter and London from the 18th to mid-19th Century. The present mainly Georgian building replaced a previous one on the site that [...]

A Historic Gem in Hindon2019-04-26T14:44:19+00:00

March 2019



If you thought that selling property by auction was the last resort for a desperate vendor to get rid of shabby, vermin invested dive, a bank offloading its stock of repossessions or a family wanting to move from a severely compromised house on the North Circular, think again! Many sellers are turning to auction as [...]

RURAL VIEW DO AUCTIONS!2019-03-29T12:59:29+00:00