Monthly Archives: July 2014

Bridge House more than makes the grade

When it comes to attractive period properties, Wickham – Hampshire Village of the Year in 2007 – has more than its fair share. And one that more than makes the grade is Bridge House in Bridge Street, a Grade II-listed … Continue reading

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Home for those who pine for nature

It’s natural to expect trees to figure conspicuously when viewing a property close to Ringwood, on the edge of the New Forest. But The Pebbles, a discreet modern home set in almost half an acre of grounds, has its own … Continue reading

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Stakes are high for 1930s fashionistas

The stakes are high for followers of 1930s housebuilding fashion. They are, after all, among a large band of people who grew up with the knowledge that people living in these houses were fairly prosperous – owners in an age … Continue reading

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Which buyer will win The Laurels?

Few properties can afford to rest on their laurels, no matter how appealing their owners may think them. Why? Because there’s always something special just around the corner waiting to win buyers’ hearts. One that definitely gets the laurels for … Continue reading

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House boasts elegance on a grand scale

Anyone who has visited Broadlands, the Romsey home of Earl Mountbatten, will know the sheer delight of standing on the terrace and looking down the grassy slope to a wide expanse of river. The big drawback, of course, is the … Continue reading

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Claire brings fresh expertise to agency

Little more than five years into its growth from a start-up with a team of three, the staff at Fine and Country Southern Hampshire is expanding again and has now doubled in size. New recruit is Claire Ray, who has … Continue reading

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Arts and Crafts on a grand scale

Many people have become familiar with the Arts and Crafts movement thanks to the number of artefacts that appear on the never-ending television auction shows. But rather than a piece of pottery or other handiwork, Colin Shairp, of Fine and … Continue reading

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