Friday, 03 April 2020

Five-bedroom cottage has everything a family needs

Five-bedroom cottage has everything a family needs

IN these strange times, it feels slightly soothing to be gazing into a house that has stood firm through four long centuries of war, ...

 

Stamp duty surcharge for non-UK residents

Stamp duty surcharge for non-UK residents

NON-UK residents buying residential property in England and Wales will need to pay an extra two per cent in stamp duty land tax from ...

 

Updated cottage is now a spacious family home

Updated cottage is now a spacious family home

PACK and Prime Lane, on the western edge of Henley, is a U-shaped road that connects Paradise Lane with Gravel Hill — wrapping around ...

 

Estate agents’ top tips for getting your home ready for the spring market

Estate agents’ top tips for getting your home ready for the spring market

SPRING is traditionally a popular time for buying and selling houses, and people looking to sell must present their homes in the best ...

 

Loft conversions add most value to homes

Loft conversions add most value to homes

HOMEOWNERS looking to convert their loft can expect to add an average of £11,020 to the price of their home in the process. The latest ...

 

Four-bedroom home is ideal for a young family

Four-bedroom home is ideal for a young family

GRANARY House in Blounts Court Road is a sturdy four-bedroom house that would be perfect for a young family to grow up in. On the ...

 

Design day helped Henley couple find the best way to extend their home

Design day helped Henley couple find the best way to extend their home

THE eighth annual Henley Design Day, for all budding self-builders, renovators and home-improvers, is to be held in the town centre ...

 

Returning confidence is a boon for sellers

Returning confidence is a boon for sellers

PROPERTY website Rightmove has suggested that 2020 could be a good time to move house, as confidence returns to the property market. ...

 

Returning confidence

THE number of active house hunters increased by 22 per cent during January, according to the latest report by NAEA Propertymark. The ...

 

Landlords could give up homes

TAX and regulation changes alongside political and economic instability meant 2019 was a challenging year for landlords in the UK. ...

 

Investors back stamp duty reform

TWO-THIRDS of property investors are in favour of plans to introduce a three per cent stamp duty surcharge on non-UK property buyers, ...

 

Former office block is returned to glory days of Victorian era

Former office block is returned to glory days of Victorian era

A TOWERING townhouse that had, until recently, been an ordinary office block filled with desks, photocopiers and filing cabinets, has ...

 

Rural idyll has grand features

Rural idyll has grand features

OUSELEY FARMHOUSE is a beautiful Edwardian property in Ipsden, a very rural location within easy reach of Wallingford, Goring and ...

 

Best spots for buyers

THE most popular location for first-time buyers in Britain is the London borough of Barking and Dagenham, according to new research ...

 

Feel like royalty in top floor flat built like ‘mini castle’

Feel like royalty in top floor flat built like ‘mini castle’

SOME of Henley’s most dashing properties are on St Mark’s Road — I have always liked the ones that look a bit like mini castles, and ...

 

Historic period property was built by former Henley mayor

Historic period property was built by former Henley mayor

ALBERT HOUSE is a unique period property at the bottom of Greys Road, on the market with Davis Tate for £1,250,000. The owners bought ...

 

Long-term rentals set to decline

LANDLORDS are moving away from long-term rental properties and into the short-term lets market, new research has found. ARLA ...

 

Mispronounced place names are on the map

A LIST of the most frequently mispronounced place names in the UK has been compiled. Tim Alcock of car leasing firm LeaseCar.uk said: ...

 

House in castle’s grounds enjoys a fairytale location

House in castle’s grounds enjoys a fairytale location

THE Coach House is a special place, not least because it is situated within the grounds of Wallingford Castle. To make its location ...

 

Bits of Bix country house date back to the 1600s

Bits of Bix country house date back to the 1600s

NUT Tree Cottage, a four-bedroom country house on a large plot in the village of Bix, just outside Henley, has come on the market with ...

 

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