Take 5… Commutable coastal homes
There is something quite idyllic about holidaying in the UK, especially if you opt for the seaside. Many of us use this time for rambling walks, exploring its beaches and swimming in the sea. But, what if you could have this all year round without giving up your job in the city?
THE TOP 10 COASTAL COMMUTER SPOTS
We Brits do like to be beside the seaside, and the draw of the coast continues to grow.
Take 5: Homes near UK festivals
In the UK, we are fortunate to host some truly different and world famous festivals right on our doorstep. So, with this in mind, we’ve picked a few of our favourites areas where we’re fortunate to be selling properties close by.
Find your rhythm: settling down in a festival town
When the great Pyramid Stage appears in Pilton, this small corner of Somerset transforms from farmland into festival site – this year attracting upwards of 200,000 revellers. But what about the residents? Being within hot shower-distance away from an iconic festival location has its upsides. And then there are the other 51 weeks a year. Here, we look at how festivals can put a town or city on the map – and why they might be the perfect place to pitch up for the long run.
Client Stories: creative yet comfortable - arty homes for sale
The bucolic scene, like an oil painting that changes with the weather and the light, is framed by the arched window and inspires the artist within.
Take 5… Rental homes
Finding your dream property in the right location is an exciting prospect. If you’re not looking to buy right now, or renting is the best option for you and your needs, there are many benefits to going down the rental route.
Landlord of the manor: how to make lettings work for you
EPCs. EICRs. NRLs. Becoming a landlord can feel like learning how to speak acronym. But with the right mindset, and tailored advice, it can be time (and money) well-spent.
Take 5… Homes with glorious gardens
The saying April showers bring May flowers has certainly rung true this year. Colour now seems to be everywhere which means longer, warmer evenings spent in the garden are nearly upon us.
Strutt & Parker in conversation with Angel Collins
Whether you have just bought a house with a garden for the first time, or your new garden is just slightly bigger than what you are used to, deciding how to put your own stamp on your outdoor space can seem daunting – and you are likely to have lots of questions.
The beauty of Britain’s palatial estates
Over the years, our National Estates & Farm Agency team have had the privilege of selling some of this nation’s finest estates. We’ve picked some of their favourites, both past and present.
Take 5… Homes for downsizers
It’s not necessarily straightforward to predict when you might be ready to downsize or what to. With this in mind, we’ve picked five homes that might help inspire you.
Client Stories: the joy of downsizing
Selling the family home can be an emotional move, but that next step on the housing ladder can allow you to cash in, buy an eco-home or simply be closer to the grandchildren.
A guide: the upsides to downsizing
How to embrace the upsides to downsizing and finding ‘the one’ when it’s your first move for decades – with practical tips and guidance from pre-sale to packing up.
Where to Live in Oxford
While Oxford is known as a prestigious university city, the area is not just for students – people of all ages are happily making their homes in attractive Oxford neighbourhoods.
International Women’s Day with Strutt & Parker
To celebrate International Women’s Day, we’ve shone a light on some of the women across our business, looking at what they do when they’re not selling or letting homes.
Take 5… Homes with lustworthy kitchens
If you’re dreaming of a new or updated kitchen, we’ve got five properties on the market that have kitchens to lust after.
Strutt & Parker in conversation with Plain English
We sat down with Merlin Wright, Design Director at the award-winning Plain English, to get some guidance on how to make the most of your kitchen.
Take 5… Homes with captivating features
Thanks to St. Valentine, some savvy marketing, and the rose tinted glasses we find ourselves wearing now January is behind us, we can’t help but feel a bit more sentimental in February.