Monday, 25 June 2018

Shops are right on hilltop development’s doorstep

Shops are right on hilltop development’s doorstep

GREYS Mews is a new housing development on Greys Road, where the hill flattens out at the junction of King James Way and Wootton Road. ...

 

House to rent offers more ‘Bang Bang’ for your buck

House to rent offers more ‘Bang Bang’ for your buck

EVER get the feeling you’re living in your own movie? If you lived in the following property, it would be hard not to. Kiln Barn, a ...

 

Country house is on market for first time in 30 years

Country house is on market for first time in 30 years

A UNIQUE country house has come on the open market for the first time in more than 30 years and is available through Ballards estate ...

 

‘Waitrose effect’ is valued at £43,500

‘Waitrose effect’ is valued at £43,500

NEW research from Lloyds Bank has found that living near a local supermarket can push up your property’s value by £21,500 compared to ...

 

Flat-sharing pointers are ‘out of this world’

Flat-sharing pointers are ‘out of this world’

THE International Space Station: a cramped assortment of corridors, labs and claustrophobic crew quarters. But despite the lack of ...

 

Listed cottage offers food for thought

Listed cottage offers food for thought

A FEW miles north of Henley, in the pretty rural hamlet of Stonor, there is a Grade II listed property on the market with Ballards at ...

 

War hero turned architect’s home has so much to offer

War hero turned architect’s home has so much to offer

THIS week sees the 74th anniversary of the Normandy landings on June 6, 1944 — otherwise known as D-Day. In Operation Overlord, 156,...

 

Downsizing need not mean downgrading for ‘last-time buyers’

Downsizing need not mean downgrading for ‘last-time buyers’

MORE than half of owner-occupiers across England own their homes outright, with a significant portion of these homeowners being ...

 

Halve your self-build costs with these tips

Halve your self-build costs with these tips

ONE of the experts from this year’s Southern Homebuilding & Renovating Show has shared his tips on how to save up to 50 per cent on ...

 

House of many parts even got a ‘Domesday’ mention

House of many parts even got a ‘Domesday’ mention

WHEN it comes to finding a pretty English village close to Henley, Crazies Hill is hard to beat. It is blessed with The Horns, a ...

 

Don’t fancy moving house? Show has plenty of advice

Don’t fancy moving house? Show has plenty of advice

FOURTEEN per cent of homeowners in the South East would prefer to renovate their property rather than relocate, the latest research ...

 

Estate agents will be giving it some welly

Estate agents will be giving it some welly

BIGGER, better and muddier than ever before, the UK’s biggest children’s obstacle course, The Little Welly, returns to Greenlands in ...

 

Flat prices have risen by £1,251 a month

Flat prices have risen by £1,251 a month

THE average price of a flat in the UK has risen by £75,074 over the last five years — equivalent to £1,251 per month — according to ...

 

How to avoid turning buyers off your home

How to avoid turning buyers off your home

ANYONE looking to sell their home wants it to scream “buy me!” — but that means avoiding classic property turn-offs according to ...

 

Georgian gem is going back to residential use

Georgian gem is going back to residential use

IF you head north out of Henley along Bell Street, you reach two mini-roundabouts where you can either turn left on to King’s Road, go ...

 

First-time buyers pay double in the capital

First-time buyers pay double in the capital

DESPITE the recent slowdown in London house prices the average amount a first-time buyer will pay for a home in the capital has now ...

 

Royal wedding’s great news for homeowners

Royal wedding’s great news for homeowners

TOMORROW’S royal wedding is great news for the economy — and even better news for the property market, according to estate agents ...

 

Developers have left buyers free to make big decisions

Developers have left buyers free to make big decisions

BUILDING a house is like baking a pudding. You start with a plan, gather a load of ingredients and then skilfully put them together to ...

 

Five bedrooms and all mod cons

Five bedrooms and all mod cons

ON Wyfold Lane, a quiet country road surrounded by trees and fields, there is a newly constructed five-bedroom home called Bramley ...

 

Your DNA may be key to household harmony

Your DNA may be key to household harmony

FINDING the right mix of housemates is essential in creating a happy flatshare. However, it can be challenging for tenants to find the ...

 

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Location READING

MINIBUS DRIVERS (Term time only) The Oratory School is looking for motivated and friendly Minibus drivers to work as ...

 

Regatta Staff

Location Cheltenham

Recruiting now Bar, Waiting, Back of House Assistants, Porters and Chefs Wednesday 4th July – Saturday 8th July 2018 ...

 

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Location Chalgrove

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