Showing posts from August, 2021

Inside the quirkiest homes on the market right now

  Rightmove is a property portal where you can find nearly all of the homes on the market in the UK right now, here is the  latest round-up of some of the most unique and unusual homes currently for sale. A Victorian folly tower in Herefordshire Folly towers got their name from the fact they were considered interesting architecturally, but of no practical use. But this converted folly now has many important uses – including that it’s now a pretty spectacular home with a 360-degree view of the River Wye and the Black Mountains of southeast Wales. Known as ‘The Gazebo Tower’, it was built in the 1800’s as part of an effort to beautify the Ross-on-Wye, and to this day it’s considered one of the town’s most striking buildings. Take a closer look: 1 bedroom property for sale The Gazebo Tower £450,000 Hamilton Stiller, Ross-On-Wye Go to property Recently the interior has been redesigned and now looks bright and modern. The cylinder-shaped building must have been a challenge for the architect

Great Hemsby above!

  Hemsby tops village price hotspots as buyers look to move to the seaside New data from leading property portal Rightmove finds that Hemsby, Great Yarmouth, has seen the biggest price growth in June for villages in Britain – with average asking prices up 22% compared to the same time last year Six out of the ten villages with the biggest price growth in June are near the coast, as movers continue to search for a home by the sea Norfolk is home to three of the villages in the top five that have seen the biggest price growth over the last year New data out today from the UK’s biggest property website Rightmove reveals the villages across Britain that have seen the biggest rise in average asking prices for homes in the last year. The village of Hemsby in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, tops the list, with average asking prices increasing from £221,533 in June 2020, to £270,144 in June 2021 – a rise of 22%. Three of the top five biggest increases were seen in Norfolk, with the villages of Heacha

Homes in this Cotswolds Village are certainly now worth more than Diddly Squat!

Chadlington sees 511% surge in searches thanks to ‘Clarkson’s Farm’ series According to property search portal Rightmove, the 511% uplift in sale searches in Chadlington, Chipping Norton, occurred in June 2021, when compared to June 2020 Chipping Norton saw a 64% increase in sale searches in the same time period. The average asking price of a property in Chipping Norton in June is £358,292 Less than 30 miles away, the nearby market town of Cirencester, in Gloucestershire, saw the biggest increase in rental searches – up 161% in June 2021 compared to 2020, showing interest across the Cotswolds for both buyers and renters... Searches for homes to buy in the Cotswold village of Chadlington increased by 511% in June, as viewers tuned in to Jeremy Clarkson’s Amazon Prime documentary series. Clarkson’s Farm at the start of the month, according to new data out today from the UK’s biggest property website Rightmove. Just a few miles from the popular market town of Chipping Norton, Chadlington

The perfect package, especially for a King in hiding…

“King Charles II stayed here when he was fleeing after the Battle of Worcester. I’m surprised he didn’t stay longer in this beautiful Country House!” This glorious Manor House is located in Little Worfold, Warwickshire, UK A perfect package of an historic Grade II* Listed manor house, dating from the 15th century with outstanding views, set in about 34 acres of gardens and pasture together with a gate lodge and separate cottage, says the agent Jackson Stops. Little Wolford Manor exudes period character. Standing well in its land it has a quiet and peaceful air and provides an almost perfect balance of house, land and ancillary accommodation. Built of Cotswold Stone with a stone slate roof the house is approached through a pair of ornate wrought iron gates via a sweeping drive to the ancient oak linenfold panelled front door. The entrance hall retains the original 15th century oak screen and at the far end another ancient tracery door opens to the 17th century porch and courtyard garden