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Most viewed, overseas!

  Rightmove’s most viewed overseas homes in January New data from the UK’s biggest property website Rightmove reveals the most viewed homes in January. Rightmove’s Director of Overseas, Alex Solomon, said :  “There is no better way to escape the January weather than by imagining the life that could be with some sun, sea, and sand abroad. Whether it’s Portugal or the South of France you’re dreaming of, there’s the perfect home overseas waiting for you.”   Check out January’s most viewed overseas homes here… A villa in the Algarve –  €2,200,000 This five bedroom, six bathroom villa in the town of Almancil in the Algarve is a dream home for anyone considering a sunny escape to Portugal The contemporary designed pad includes a stunning open plan lounge inside, and a breathtaking large outdoor area, complete with swimming pool to cool down from the summer heat This standout modern vil

From £500k to £23.5m, there's something for everyone!

Rightmove’s most viewed homes  in January New data from the UK’s biggest property website Rightmove reveals the most viewed homes in January. Rightmove’s Property Expert, Tim Bannister said:   “January is often a time where we see property lovers escape the gloomy weather by looking at the houses of their dreams.  From modern luxury living in Norfolk, to a countryside escape in Wiltshire, this month’s most viewed homes have it all.” Check out January’s most viewed homes here… A modern home in Besthorpe – £900,000 This six bedroom, five bathroom contemporary pad in the Norfolk village of Besthorpe is an interior décor lovers’ dream The living area is filled with stunning brickwork combined with modern furnishings and made complete with a wood-burning stove Along with stunning bedrooms and bathrooms, heading outside you’ll be met with a large rear garden, with a purpose-built entertainment area, perfect for the summer m

A Stunning Estate With A Royal History

Chobham Park Estate  Chobham Park House "Chobham Park House, has been in its time a manor house, a royal hunting lodge, a gentleman’s country seat, a tenanted farmhouse, a grand country house and now, once again, is the heart of a pristine country estate."  Penny Chuchill, Country Life Magazine The Chobham Park Estate comprises an outstanding principal house set in a wonderful rural position, surrounded by beautiful formal gardens and grounds extending to around 100 acres, says agent Knight Frank, Guildford.  Chobham Park House There are three excellent secondary properties ideal for guests or letting, currently providing substantial rental income.  The main house is private, with Chobham Park Cottage and Little Chobham Park Cottage along with The Tithe Barn accessed off a separate spur from the main drive. Chobham Park House There is also extensive stabling on the estate within the principal stable courtyard near the main house and a separate polo yard set further away provi

Game, Set, Thatch!

Games, Set, Thatch! Thatched Cottage in the Cotswolds The pretty English Country Cottage is recognised and dreamt of the world over and is without doubt that a thatched roof is an essential ingredient. But how much do you know about thatched roofs and the thatching process? I have trawled the internet and collated a series of articles and information pieces which will provide an insight in to this fascinating process, and of course, one or two photographs of the prettiest thatched cottages I could find, not to mention a couple of fascinating videos! It's not just in Great Britain that we find thatched roofs, examples of the practice can be found all over the world, as reported on Wikipedia .. .   The History of Thatched Roofs: Thatching methods have traditionally been passed down from generation to generation, and numerous descriptions of the materials and methods used in  Europe  over the past three centuries survive in archives and early publications. In some equatorial countries