Monthly Archives: June 2014

Harbour View lives up to its name

Cynical buyers who have heard it all before may expect a development called Harbour View to have a glimpse of water through dense trees. So here, for them, is a selection of properties that fully deserve their name. Harbour View … Continue reading

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Plenty of reasons to want the ‘house for all seasons’

A late Victorian house bearing many of the architectural features that were to become popular in the following Edwardian era is waiting to delight buyers in Rowlands Castle. Cranmere House, in Bowes Hill, is described as a “house for all … Continue reading

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House carries it off in magnificent ‘manor’

Manor houses are expected to be magnificent – but some are much more magnificent than others! Take The Manor House in Old Bedhampton, for instance. It’s listed for its architectural features, has almost 6,000 square feet of living space with … Continue reading

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Walled haven from city bustle

Corner plots often deliver an extras special location for a house and that’s definitely the case for a property new on the market in Southsea. The house in Craneswater Gate is set within a walled garden – the wall curves … Continue reading

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Westfield shines through its simplicity

Some significant events spark memories of 1923 in Havant. Among them were the arrival of mains electricity and the building of a property called Westfield on Southleigh Road, a spacious family home that has great Arts and Crafts influences in … Continue reading

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What a corker!

Sometimes when you see that perfect house you just feel you have to have it, there and then. While instant house sales are a rarity, the fact that Cork House in Lombard Street, Old Portsmouth, has no onward chain could … Continue reading

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