Monthly Archives: April 2015

Artists make natural pairing with estate agency

Houses and art very much go together – some houses are in fact art while others benefit from the uplifting effects of art for their interiors. So it seemed natural to Anne-Marie Green, of Fine and Country estate agents in … Continue reading

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Your lettings agent needs to be ‘safe as houses’

When it comes to choosing a home to rent, selecting the right lettings agent is probably more important than the place you eventually choose to live in. That’s the advice of Colin Shairp, proprietor Fine & Country Estate Agents in … Continue reading

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Magnificent and unique abundance of Victorian elegance cannot fail to impress

It started as home to a brewer, has served as a hospital, police headquarters, and school, and has possible links to MI5 as part of its history. Despite this mixed past, what makes Branksmere House in Southseas stand out is … Continue reading

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Mortgage rate boost for movers and shakers

News that fixed rate mortgages pushed below the two per cent interest rate threshold is good news for more than just first time buyers. Along with the lower rates and fixes of up to five years, borrowers will frequently find … Continue reading

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Launching in recession proved to be a strength

Looking back to the 1980s, it was General Election time and Michael Foot had released the Labour party manifesto. The party was considerably to the left of where it is today and Margaret Thatcher was riding high on her Falkland … Continue reading

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Period piece more than makes the Grade

There are period houses and there are period gems and a property on the market in the Blendworth conservation area is definitely within the latter category. Grade II-listed Cadlington Hall, as it now is, forms a major part of what … Continue reading

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Cultivate a touch of luxury in your life

Many of us like to cultivate a touch of luxury in our lives and what better way than by owning a spacious farmhouse. Particularly when it’s one that enjoys a very special setting, and for that Shoot Farm in Shoot … Continue reading

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