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May 2021

Development in Rural Areas


With the urgent need for new housing in the UK, the Government planning policy is one very much of ‘get it done’, to coin an overused phrase. HOUSING SUPPLY Lack of supply is a constant driver of price rises and this basic market force is increasingly pricing those with even above average salaries out of [...]

Development in Rural Areas2021-05-17T14:15:45+00:00

April 2021

February 2021

Is this a Rural Renaissance?


Having lived in the countryside for much of our lives, it seems that there has never been such an urge to tread the wild green open spaces of rural Britain. There is a real “Rural Renaissance” going on and we are as busy as I can remember taking calls from buyers and tenants searching for [...]

Is this a Rural Renaissance?2021-02-05T17:39:21+00:00

January 2021

At Home 2021


2020 was certainly a year with a difference and despite everything, we are pleased to report that it was a very busy one for Rural View. We were joined at the start by Charlie Stone to establish us as a key player in the prime country property market, we revamped our branding and moved into [...]

At Home 20212021-01-14T08:46:07+00:00

December 2020

Fonthill Hunter Trial


A throwback to the Fonthill Hunter Trials in September, which we were proud to sponsor. This is part of photographer Adrian Wroth’s beautiful Fonthill Project, documenting a year on the Estate. We highly recommend heading over to Adrian’s Instagram feed to take a look at the whole project >>

Fonthill Hunter Trial2020-12-01T11:32:06+00:00

Old Wardour Castle from the Air


We love this stunning overhead shot of Old Wardour Castle by @gbriantgram from back in September, just as the leaves were beginning to turn 👏👏 Built in the 14th century as a lightly fortified luxury residence for John, fifth Lord Lovell, the unusual hexagonal castle came into the ownership of the Arundells in the 16th [...]

Old Wardour Castle from the Air2020-12-01T11:31:12+00:00

May 2020

Country Moves After Lockdown


For those of us living in the country, we may take for granted the clean fresh air and beautiful countryside around us, but at times like these, I bet we are all very appreciative of what it has to offer us during this period of lockdown. Surge in Demand When this time of uncertainty has [...]

Country Moves After Lockdown2020-05-11T14:29:40+00:00

April 2020

Homes & Horses


The area that Rural View operate in (Wiltshire, North Dorset & South Somerset) is often chosen as a place to live by equestrian enthusiasts, after all it has beautiful rolling countryside with a superb network of bridleways. From a property perspective, however, these are not the only things that a buyer might look for. How [...]

Homes & Horses2020-04-22T11:49:08+00:00

The Property Market & Covid-19


With the health of the nation being the absolute priority for everyone, the strict measures imposed by the Government on social distancing to curb the spread of the corona virus pandemic has unsurprisingly impacted on the UK property market and one could be forgiven for thinking that the housing sector has gone into a state [...]

The Property Market & Covid-192020-04-22T11:49:55+00:00

March 2020

Keep Calm & Carry On!


It’s not all bad news! The present global crisis surrounding the coronavirus pandemic is naturally a cause for concern and the health of our clients, family and friends has to be our absolute priority. Not surprisingly, the virus has impacted on the UK housing sector. After what looked to be a very promising start to [...]

Keep Calm & Carry On!2020-04-22T11:50:28+00:00

Rural View have Netted a New Office!


We are now at The Loft in Tisbury - pop in & see what a catch we are! In recent weeks Rural View has seen plenty of exposure in a range of local media outlets including The Blackmore Vale Magazine, Wiltshire Living Magazine, Our Valley News, Salisbury Journal and Country Child. This, together with the [...]

Rural View have Netted a New Office!2020-04-22T11:51:31+00:00

New moves for Rural View in 2020


Rural View was established by Charlie Graham in 2007 as a niche estate agency specialising in the sale and letting of country property. From its early roots it quickly established a reputation as an approachable local firm offering first class customer service, and with the addition of Mark Matthews in 2012 supplying further experience and [...]

New moves for Rural View in 20202020-03-03T14:37:28+00:00

January 2020

A New Decade, a New Property Market?


Whatever one’s view of December’s general election result and the divided state of the nation, at least the new Government’s substantial Parliamentary majority means that they will be able to progress their legislative programme so as to allow the country to move forward from the previous political impasse with a degree of certainty.It’s too early [...]

A New Decade, a New Property Market?2020-01-03T12:19:46+00:00

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

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