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YOURMOVEMAGAZINE.COM // ISSUE 352

22 NOV – 05 DEC 2013

LIVERPOOL’S GUIDE TO PROPERTY & CULTURE

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sheilarenshaW proprietor, Priory Property Services vieWnoW 0151 260 0300

How much? £166,950 Bedrooms Four Close to Shops, schools and public transport. Benefits from En suite facilities with the master bedroom, a dining room and living room, garage and garden to the rear. Agent’s view “This is a well presented and maintained property with great sized family rooms in a popular residential area. Close by are local amenities as well as excellent transport links to Liverpool city centre and its attractions.”

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ashleighsumner sales and lettings consultant, Farrell Heyworth vieWnoW 0151 281 8181

How much? £237,500 Bedrooms Three Close to The local amenities of Allerton Road, which offer an array of shops, bars and restaurants. Benefits from Front and rear gardens, a garage and off-road parking. Agent’s view “This lovely semi-detached house in a sought after location on Allerton Road comprises of two good sized reception rooms plus a conservatory and separate office/playroom. There are also three good sized bedrooms and the property is gas central heated and double glazed.”

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Kellydrummond branch manager, Reeds Rains Woolton vieWnoW 0151 428 9484

How much? £194,000 Bedrooms Three Close to Woolton Village and Gateacre Village. Benefits from A modern fitted kitchen and bathroom. Agent’s view “A lovely family home situated in the sought after location of Woolton, with its range of amenities including shops, supermarkets, eateries and bars, as well as schools and recreational pursuits nearby. The property itself offers spacious living accommodation and a unique refurbished showroom kitchen.”

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lauraKilbane branch manager, Abode Allerton vieWnoW 0151 601 3003

How much? Offers over £380,000 Bedrooms Four Close to Festival Gardens, ease of access to Liverpool city centre and access to parks in Otterspool and also close to the waterfront. Benefits from This property has been well presented throughout and features breathtaking views from the particularly large and decorative rear garden. The property boasts generous living accommodation featuring two reception rooms, study, conservatory, kitchen and a family bathroom. Agent’s view “This property would make a wonderful family home, located in the popular old Festival Garden site, it is located on a quiet cul-de-sac. The rear garden is large in size, has been well maintained and boasts views over the River Mersey. The property has modern décor throughout and accommodates modern family living.” Your Move

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£999,950

£995,000

£575,000

£535,000

FULWOOD PARK L17 9 Bed detached

NORTH MOSSLEY HILL ROAD L18 7 Bed detached

SALISBURY ROAD L19 6 Bed semi detached

CALDERSTONES RD L18 5 Bed semi detached

£525,000

£475,000

£449,950

£449,950

COURTENAY ROAD L25 3 Bed detached bungalow

HALE ROAD L24 4 Bed detached

DOWNHAM WAY L25 4 Bed detached bungalow

ROCKBOURNE AVE L25 4 Bed detached bungalow

£439,950

£430,000

£415,000

£379,950

BOOKER AVENUE L18 4 Bed detached

SOUTH DRIVE L15 6 Bed semi detached

BALLANTRAE ROAD L18 4 Bed semi detached

DRUIDSVILLE ROAD L18 4 Bed semi detached

£369,950

£359,950

£350,000

£349,950

AMBLESIDE ROAD L18 4 Bed detached

MENLOVE GARDENS WEST L18 5 Bed semi detached

WOOLACOMBE ROAD L16 4 bed semi detached

QUEENS DRIVE L18 4 Bed semi detached


£325,000

£310,000

£299,950

£285,000

DRUIDS CROSS GARDENS L18 3 Bed semi detached

YORK AVENUE L17 5 Bed semi detached

REEDALE ROAD L18 4 Bed semi detached

HILLTOP ROAD L16 4 Bed semi detached

£245,000

£210,000

SCORE LANE L16 3 Bed semi detached

COURTLAND ROAD L18 4 Bed terraced

£199,950

£189,950

MIMOSA ROAD L16 3 Bed semi detached

CHILDWALL VALLEY ROAD L16 4 Bed semi detached

£184,950

£169,950

£165,000

£155,000

BUNDORAN ROAD L17 3 Bed terraced

STANMORE ROAD L15 3 Bed Terraced

GRANT AVENUE L15 4 Bed terraced

LYTTELTON ROAD L17 3 Bed terraced


W NE

W NE

£1,350,000

£649,950

BEACONSFIELD ROAD, L25

NEW MILL STILE, WOOLTON, L25

Stunning Detached House, Impressive Accommodation Over Three Floors, Lounge & Sitting Room, TV & Cinema Room & Office, Open Plan Family Dining Kitchen, Utility Room, Leisure Suite & Pool Complex (part completed), EPC -

Executive detached house, built to a high standard, formal lounge & sitting room, dining room/study, dining kitchen, conservatory, five double bedrooms, double glazed & gas central heating, side driveway parking, EPC - E

£540,000

£485,000

ROCKBOURNE AVENUE, L25

RESERVOIR ROAD, L25

Substantial & extended detached property, imporessive lounge & dining room, conservatory, swimming pool/complex, spacious porch, spacious fitted kitkchen, three double bedrooms, study area & substantial garage, EPC - E

Detached family residence, substaintially extended & improved, five bedrooms, lounge & sitting room, dining room, L-shaped kitchen, conservatory, two en-suite shower rooms, front & rear gardens, DG, GCH, EPC - C W E NERIC P

W E NERIC P

£450,000

£435,000

MATHER AVENUE, L18

CROMPTONS LANE, L18

Substantial detached family house, extended & versatile accommodation, lounge/dining room, sitting room & family room/study, three double bedrooms, family bathroom & separate wc, master bedroom With en-suite, EPC - awaited

Attractive detached house, corner plot, porch, reception hall, lounge, sitting room with dining area, morning room, kitchen, ground floor wc, utility room, four bedrooms, family bathroom, detached double garage, EPC - E

W NE

£399,950

£334,950

MEADOW OAK DRIVE, L25

BEECH LANE, L18

Modern detached house, generous plot, beautifully presented throughout, lounge & dining room, kitchen & utility room, ground floor wc, four bedrooms, family bathroom, bedroom one with en-suite, double garage, EPC - D

Luxury first floor apartment, secure electronic gated entrance, dining kitchen, spacious open plan lounge & dining room, inner hallway, stylish bathroom/wc, two bedrooms, master bedroom with en suite, walk in closet, balcony, EPC - C


£495,000

£369,000

£365,000

HOPE STREET, L1 Grade ll listed Georgian town house, six bedrooms, living room, dining room, EPC - D

WRIGLEYS CLOSE, L37 Architect designed house, four bedrooms, study, newly fitted kitchen, EPC - D

THE COLONNADES, L3 First floor apartment, two bedrooms, split level lounge/dining room, parking, EPC - E

MARINE CRESCENT, L22 Grade ll listed Georgian town house, five bedrooms, three reception rooms

£199,950

£189,950

£169,950

£159,950

MANOLIS YARD, L1 Duplex penthouse apartment, three bedrooms, balcony and large terrace, EPC - D

WATERLOO WAREHOUSE, L3 Fifth floor duplex apartment, two bedrooms, fitted kitchen, parking, EPC - C

SOUTH QUAY, L3 Fourth floor apartment, spacious lounge, fitted kitchen, double bedroom, parking, EPC - D

ALEXANDRA TOWER, L3 Sixth floor apartment, two bedrooms, river views, open plan living area, EPC - C

£154,000

£149,950

£117,500

£119,950

WATERLOO ROAD, L3 Ground floor apartment, dockside patio, open plan living area, two bedrooms, EPC - C

ADLER WAY, L3 Third floor apartment, two bedrooms, open plan living area, balcony, EPC - C

AVON CLOSE, L5 Semi detached house four bedrooms two reception rooms dining kitchen, EPC - C

WILLIAM HENRY ST, L20 Detached house, 3 bedrooms, open plan living area, contemporary kitchen, EPC - C

£110,000

£89,950

£80,000

£79,950

CHANCELLOR COURT, L8 Large ground floor apartment, two double bedrooms, open plan living area, EPC - C

ADELAIDE ROAD, L7 Mid terraced, three bedrooms, lounge and dining room, kitchen and cellar, EPC - D

CABLE YARD, L2 Upper ground floor apartment, one bedroom, open plan living area, EPC - D

FENWICK STREET, L2 Sixth floor apartment, one bedroom, open plan living area, dining kitchen, EPC - D

W NE

£565,000

W E NERIC P W NE

W E NERIC P

W NE


W NE

W E NERIC P

W NE

£229,950

OIRO £192,500

£189,950

£179,950

FALLBROOK DRIVE, L12 Detached house, 4 bedrooms, lounge & dining room, fitted kitchen, EPC - D

MANOR VIEW, L12 Detached, four bedrooms, lounge & dining room, fitted kitchen, garage, EPC - E

CASTLEVIEW ROAD, L12 Extended semi detached, three bedrooms, lounge and dining room, EPC - C

SWANSIDE AVENUE, L14 Extended Detached, 2/3 bedrooms, lounge & dining room, conservatory, EPC - E W NE

W NE

W NE

W E NERIC P

£159,950

£158,000

£149,950

MEADOW WAY, L12 Semi detached, four bedrooms, through lounge/dining room, conservatory, EPC - E

MELWOOD DRIVE, L12 Extended semi detached, 3 bedrooms, lounge, extended dining kitchen, EPC - D

SANDFORTH ROAD, L12 Semi detached, improvement works required, no chain, three bedrooms, EPC - C

MARLOWE DRIVE, L12 Extended semi detached, 3 bedrooms, dining kitchen, bathroom/wc, EPC - C

£130,000

£129,950

£122,450

OIEO £120,000

UTTING AVENUE, L4 Extended semi detached, 3 bedrooms, lounge & dining room, conservatory, EPC - awaited

SWIFT GROVE, L12 Detached property, 3 bedrooms, lounge, dining kitchen, conservatory, EPC - D

CHARMOUTH CLOSE, L12 Semi detached, 3 bedrooms, lounge, dining room, fitted kitchen, EPC - D

PENNSYLVANIA RD, L13 Extended semi detached, 4 bedrooms, lounge, dining room, garden, EPC - E

£119,000

£115,000

£114,950

£114,950

BASIL GRANGE, L12 Ground floor apartment, two bedrooms, lounge, modern kitchen, EPC - C

DEYSBROOK LANE, L12 Terrace, 3 bedrooms, lounge, conservatory, kitchen, storage room, EPC - awaited

WHITEHART CLOSE, L4 End terrace, 3 bedrooms, lounge, dining kitchen, shower room/wc, EPC - E

KINMEL CLOSE, L4 Link detached, 3 bedrooms, lounge, dining kitchen, shower room/wc, EPC - D

W NE

W E NERIC P

£169,950

W E NERIC P

W E NERIC P

W NE


W NE

W NE

W NE

W E NERIC P

£110,000

£109,950

£105,995

£99,950

PENNYCRESS DRIVE, L11 End town house, 3 bedrooms, lounge, dining kitchen, master ensuite, EPC - C

WOOLHOPE ROAD, L4 End terrace, 3 bedrooms, lounge, dining room, kitchen & utility room, EPC - D

FERGUSON ROAD, L11 Semi Detached, 3 bedrooms, sitting room, lounge, kitchen, bathroom/wc, EPC - E

CONIFER CLOSE, L9 Semi detached bungalow, 2 bedrooms, lounge, inner hall, fitted kitchen, DG, EPC - C W NE

W E NERIC P

W E NERIC P

W NE

£98,500

£85,000

£83,950

£75,000

SANDEMAN ROAD, L4 Semi detached house, 2 bedrooms, porch, lounge, kitchen/diner, ensuite, EPC - C

WARBRECK ROAD, L9 End terrace, no chain, 3 bedrooms, lounge, dining room, kitchen, vestibule, EPC - E

CHERRY LANE, L4 Extended mid terrace, 3 bedrooms, lounge, dining kitchen & antispace, EPC - D

HURLINGHAM ROAD, L4 Mid town house, no chain involved, 3 bedrooms, hall, lounge, f/r gardens, EPC - D

W NE

W E NERIC P

W NE

£74,950

£72,950

£70,000

£60,000

BANKBURN ROAD, L13 Terrace house, no chain involved, 3 bedrooms, lounge, dining room, fitted kitchen, EPC - D

OXFORD ROAD, L36 Semi detached, no chain, 3 bedrooms, lounge, dining kitchen, bathroom/wc, EPC - C

DOUGLAS ROAD, L4 Terrace property, 3 bedrooms, lounge/dining room, kitchen, EPC - G

BODMIN ROAD, L4 Terrace property, no chain, 2 bedrooms, open plan lounge & dining room, EPC - D W E NERIC P

W E NERIC P

W E NERIC P

W E NERIC P

£54,995

£54,995

OIRO £53,995

£49,995

MORELLA ROAD, L4 Mid terraced, two bedrooms, lounge, kitchen, gf bathroom/wc, EPC - D

HEBDEN ROAD, L11 Mid Town House, 2 Bedrooms, Lounge, Kitchen, Gardens & Driveway, EPC - E

SEYMOUR ROAD, L4 Purpose built ground floor apartment, two bedrooms, lounge, kitchen, no chain, EPC - C

ATWELL STREET, L6 50% ownership, semi detached, no chain, 3 bedrooms, lounge & dining room, EPC - B


£895pcm

£650pcm

£595pcm

£525pcm

RIVERSDALE ROAD, L19 Town house, two/three bedrooms, open plan lounge/dining area, EPC C

LENTWORTH COURT, L17 2nd floor apartment, 3 bedrooms, kitchen, bathroom, double glazing

ARCH VIEW CRES, L1 One bedroom apartment, third floor, furnished, parking available, EPCC

MARINERS WHARF, L3 Studio apartment, first floor, furnished, duplex, entrance hall, bathroom, EPC C

£495pcm

£495pcm

ACKERS HALL AVE, L14 Mid terraced house, three bedrooms (master with ensuite wc), lounge, EPC C

ACORN COURT, L8 Second floor apartment, two bedrooms, lounge/ dining room, EPC E

£450pcm

£433.59pcm

BLACKBURNE DRIVE, L25 Duplex apartment, double bedroom, double glazed windows, EPC D

MONASTERY ROAD, L6 End terrace house, three bedrooms, unfurnished, gas central heating, EPC E

£425pcm

£421.12pcm

£395pcm

£350pcm

BRAINERD ST, L13 Apartment, two bedrooms (1 double, 1 single), second floor, double glazed, EPC E

FREEHOLD STREET, L7 3 bedrooms, mid terrace house, unfurnished, double glazing, awaiting EPC

HASELBEECH CRES, L11 Terraced, three bedrooms, lounge, dining room, kitchen, bathroom/wc, EPC D

WALTON VILLAGE, L4 Self contained apartment, ground floor, full modernised throughout, EPC E


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Don’t miss Liverpool’s final property auction of 2013 Date: 12 December | Time: 12 noon Place: Marriott Hotel, Queen Square, Liverpool L1

100 LOTS BEING OFFERED

Lots include:

VACANT RESIDENTIAL Hollystead House, 14 Old Mill Lane, Wavertree, Liverpool L15 8LN Guide price £350,000+

VACANT RESIDENTIAL 32 Borrowdale Road, Liverpool L15 3LE Guide price £150,000+

VACANT RESIDENTIAL 29 Heydale Road, Allerton, Liverpool L18 5JG Guide price £150,000+

VACANT RESIDENTIAL 43 St. Andrews Road, Blundellsands, Liverpool L23 8UA Guide price £250,000+

VACANT RESIDENTIAL 123 Alderson Road, Liverpool L15 1HH Guide price £65,000+

VACANT RESIDENTIAL 7 Orrell Lane, Liverpool L9 8BU Guide price £45,000-50,000

VACANT RESIDENTIAL 1 Emery Street, Liverpool L4 5UY Guide price £25,000-30,000

VACANT RESIDENTIAL 43 Scorton Street, Liverpool L6 4AS Guide price £25,000-30,000

RESIDENTIAL INVESTMENT 2 Cemetery Cottage, Sterrix Lane, Liverpool L21 0DD Guide price £60,000+

VACANT COMMERCIAL The Mill House, 137 Alderwood Avenue, Speke, Liverpool L24 7RB Guide price £80,000+

COMMERCIAL INVESTMENT 17 Hatton Garden, Liverpool L3 2FE Guide price £115,000+

COMMERCIAL INVESTMENT 262-266 Smithdown Road, Liverpool L15 5AH Guide price £300,000+

To arrange viewings of any lots call 0151 207 6315 Now inviting instructions for our 12 February 2014 auction. Catalogue closes 18 January 2014

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Lost your sale? Estate Agent H: 20 Estate Agent A: 4

Data collected between 27/9/2013 and 25/10/2013

Estate Agent B: 4

Includes postcodes L7, L8, L13, L15, L16, L17, L18, L19 and L25 (Source: Vizzi Homes)

Estate Agent C: 3

Estate Agent D: 3 Estate Agent E: 3 Estate Agent F: 2 Estate Agent G: 2

Abode Allerton: 1

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Kenyon Road, Allerton, L15

Offers Over £125,000

• Three Bedroom Mid Terrace • Two Reception Rooms • Walking Distance Of Allerton Road • Sought After Location • No Chain

Woodlands, Aigburth, L17

Offers Over £240,000

• Three Bedroom Semi Detached • Recently Renovated Throughout • Modern Fitted Kitchen/Diner • Modern Bathroom • Newly Fitted Carpets

Smithdown Road, Wavertree, L15

Offers Over £285,000

Boundary Drive, Hunts Cross, L25

Offers Over £130,000

Huskisson Street, Georgian Quarter, L8 • Two Bedroom Second Floor Apartment • Georgian Quarter • Good Size Open Plan Lounge, Kitchen/Diner • Modern Family Bathroom • Courtyard to the Rear

Offers Over £220,000

Sunnybank Road, Childwall, L16

Offers Over £265,000

• Three Bedroom Well Presented Semi-Detached House • High specification Kitchen & Bathroom • Garage Conversion • Two Double Bedrooms • Great size rear garden

Offers Over £210,000

Mystery Close, Wavertree, L15

Offers Over £130,000

• Three Bedroom End Town House • Kitchen/Dining Room • Ground Floor WC • Good Size Rear Garden • Garden to Front and Parking

• Well Presented Extended Semi-Detached • Three Bedrooms • Two Reception Rooms • Extended Kitchen • Conservatory, Gardens Front & Rear

£235,000

North Barcombe Road, Chidlwall, L16 • Three Bedroom Semi Detached • Two Reception Rooms • Conservatory • Gardens Front and Rear • Garage

• Three Bedroom End Town House • Two Reception Rooms • Good Size Bedrooms • Good Decorative Order • Lawned Garden to the Rear

• Three Bedroom Detached Property • Great Location Off Cooper Avenue South • Good Corner Plot Location • Double Garage • Three Reception Rooms

Benmore Road, Mossley Hill, L18

Offers Over £150,000

• Three Bedroom Terrace Property • Popular Mossley Hill Location • Two Reception Rooms • Well Presented • Family Bathroom

• Four Bedroom Mid Terrace • Lounge, Sitting Room, Dining Room • Modern Bathroom and Shower Room • Double Glazed • Gas Central Heating

Netherton Road, Mossley Hill, L18

Boxdale Road, Mossley Hill, L18

Offers Over £150,000

Mosspitts Lane, Wavertree, L15

Offers Over £180,000

• Extended Three Bedroom Semi Detached • Two Reception Rooms Including an Extended Lounge • Extended Kitchen • Good Size Rear Garden • Driveway and Garden to Front


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Woolton Road, Garston, L19

Offers Over £150,000 Holmefield Avenue, Grassendale, L19

• Fully refurbished three bedroom semi-detached house • Extended to rear • Converted loft with en suite bathroom • Modern Kitchen/diner • Ground Floor WC

£245,000

• Three bedroom corner semi detached house • Potential to extend • Modern Kitchen • Modern Bathroom • Two Reception Rooms

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Boxdale Road, Mossley Hill, L18 • Three Bedroom Mid Terrace • Two Reception Rooms • Modern Kitchen • Attractive Rear Yard • DG & Gas Central Heating

Offers Over £155,000 Sandhurst Street, Aigburth, L17

Offers Over £140,000

• Three bedroom mid terraced house • Popular residential location • Two reception rooms • Character features throughout • Kitchen

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Westbury Close, Aigburth, L17

Offers Over £185,000

• Two Bedroom Detached Bungalow • Two Reception Rooms • Modern Recently Fitted Shower Room • Secluded Rear Garden • Garage

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The Copse, Calderstones, L18

Offers Over £365,000

• Four Bedroom extended detached • Sought after residential location • Three Reception Rooms • Open Plan Kitchen/Diner • En-suite to Master Bedroom

From very first phone call all the staff were very friendly and efficient. All of the staff went out of their way to sort out any problems that arose through the legal process. We were very pleased with the service and would definitely recommend Abode” Meg & Pete Fraser, vendors of Allangate Road


Brooke Road, L22

£170,000

• Four bedrooms, Lounge, Sitting Room

College Road, L23

Offers over £170,000

• Viewing highly recommended, Lift access

Warrenhouse Road, L22

• Kitchen/ Dining Room, Utility Room

• Two double bedrooms

• Main Living Area, Kitchen/Breakfast Room

• En-Suite Shower Room, Family Bathroom

• Lounge/dining room

• Modern Family Bathroom

• Sunny Rear Courtyard

• Balcony, En-suite

• Secluded Rear Courtyard, No Chain

Dowhills Drive, L23

£600,000

• Detached Family Home with Separate Annexe

Ashlar Road, L22

Offers over £115,000

• Semi-Detached, Two Bedrooms

Offers over £195,000

• Beautifully presented, Five bedrooms

Morningside, L23

Offers over £200,000

• Beautifully presented, Four bedroom

• Main House with Five Bedrooms

• Substantial size, Two receptions

• Master bedroom with en-suite and walk in dressing area

• Annexe offers Two Further Bedrooms

• Modern kitchen/dining room

• Two receptions, Modern kitchen and bathrooms

• Open Plan Family Living in both Homes

• Utility room/WC, Character features

• Gardens, Garage

Brookfield Avenue, L23 • 4 Bedroom Semi Detached,Renovated Throughout

£210,000

Hatton Hill Road, L21

Offers Over £145,000

• NO CHAIN and in good decorative order

• Retained Many of its Character Features

• Three double bedrooms plus a loft room

• 2 Reception Rooms, Modern Kitchen and Utility Room

• Double glazing and gas central heating

• Modern Bathroom, Garden to Rear No Chain

• Conservatory, modern kitchen/utility, stylish bathroom

! T I D L SO Corona Road, L22

! ! ! T T T I I I D D D L L L SO SO SO Ennismore Road, L23

King Street, L22

Manor Raod, L23


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£109,950

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£69,950

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£52,950

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NETHERLEY

HALEWOOD

28 Woodsome Park Liverpool L25 5HA

Penmann Crescent

HALEWOOD W NE

W NE

PUBLIC NOTICE

We advise that an offer has been made for the above property in the sum of £63,500 Any persons wishing to increase on this offer should notify the agents of their best offer prior to exchange of contracts. Agents Address Reeds Rains, 1a Speke Road, Woolton L25 8QA. Agents Telephone Number 0151 428 9484

SPEKE

£80,000 • No Chain • 4 Bedrooms • Ideal Investment • EPC Grade - D

Woolton Branch

HALEWOOD

Garden Lodge Grove

Stainton Close

£84,950 OIRO

£99,995

Ideal for the first time buyer this three bedroom semi-detached property situated in Netherley L27. Well presented throughout the accomodation briefly comprises a spacious entrance hall with laminate flooring which includes a downstairs W.C and storage cupboard, through lounge/diner with windows to the front and rear aspects, a fully fitted breakfast kitchen. To the first floor there are two double bedrooms, a further good sized single bedroom and a family bathroom suite. Externally there are front and rear gardens. The property also benefits from double glazing, gas central heating system with recently fitted new boiler. Viewings are essential. EPC Grade = D Woolton Branch

NORRIS GREEN

Western Avenue

Torrington Drive

£64,950

£64,995

• No Chain

• Two Bedrooms

• Three Bedrooms

• No Chain

• Ideal For FTB

• Ideal For FTB

• EPC Grade - C

• EPC Grade - C

Woolton Branch

Woolton Branch

A well presented two double bedroom semi detached accommodation for sale with No Chain. Conveniently located close to Halewood Park. The accommodation briefly comprises of a Lounge, kitchen / dining room. To the First Floor, two double bedrooms with a family bathroom. Externally there are gardens front and rear. Viewings are essential to appreciate all on offer. Locally the area offers excellent shopping facilities a short drive to Wood Road with a further selection available along Higher Road. Speke Mersey Retail Park offers a wide selection of shopping and is only a short distance away. There is popular schooling within the district covering all age ranges and major road and motorway links are close by bringing Liverpool city centre and many further conurbations to within easy reach. The Liverpool John Lennon Airport is a short car journey away. EPC Grade = D Woolton Branch

WEST DERBY VILLAGE

FAZAKERLEY

W NE

LD SO

W NE

Kingsland Crescent, L11

Castlefield Road, L12

Elizabeth Road, L10

£120,000

£143,000

£560pcm

THIS FOUR BEDROOM EXTENDED SEMI DETACHED PROPERTY HAS GAS CENTRAL HEATING, DOUBLE GLAZING, CONSERVATORY, OFF STREET PARKING, A GARDEN AND BENEFITS FROM BEING CHAIN FREE! Situated close to local shops, schools and transport links, it comprises; two reception rooms, one with a feature gas fire, hearth and surround, a modern fitted kitchen, four bedrooms, and a family bathroom. To the front there is a block paved driveway for off street parking, and to the rear, it has a part laid lawn, part paved with established borders and a fenced surround. EPC Grade D.

THIS THREE BEDROOM END TERRACE LOCATED IN THE POPULAR WEST DERBY AREA IS LOCATED CLOSE TO LOCAL SHOPS, SCHOOLS AND TRANSPORT LINKS. The property briefly comprises of hallway, lounge and kitchen to the ground floor and three bedrooms and family bathroom to the first floor. Externally the property has a drive for off road parking and the rear garden is laid to lawn. Awaiting EPC.

THIS SPACIOUS SEMI DETACHED PROPERTY WITH GAS CENTRAL HEATING, DOUBLE GLAZING AND A GARAGE IS AVAILABLE NOW. ACT QUICKLY AND YOU COULD BE IN FOR CHRISTMAS!! This unfurnished property would best suit a couple or a small family. Comprises; a hallway, through lounge/dining room with laminate flooring, feature fireplace and patio doors leading to the rear garden. The kitchen has modern wall and base units. The three bedrooms are carpeted, and there is a family bathroom. Externally the front of the property is flagged and to the rear, a patio area and a lawn.

West Derby Branch

West Derby Branch

West Derby Branch

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FORMBY

HIGHTOWN

FORMBY

Ryeground Lane

Broomy Bank

Wicks Lane

£630,000

£475,000

£380,000

Reeds Rains are delighted to offer 'For Sale' with 'No Chain' involved this beautiful detached Victorian residence. Offering substantial living accommodation, generous garden in a popular residential part of Formby! 0.7 miles to Formby High street, 0.7 miles to train station, 0.2 miles to local primary school, 0.5 to high school and much more!!! Tastefully extended, well presented and maintained yet retaining many original features. Briefly comprising Porch, spacious reception hallway, three large, bright reception rooms modern fitted kitchen, shower room and sun lounge to the ground floor main residence. Large office with fitted utility room to side. To the first floor there are Five bedrooms and a family bathroom. Externally, to the front of the property is a pretty garden with carriage driveway, and a south facing private, generously sized, well stocked, mature garden to the rear! A charming family home! EPC Rating= E Formby Branch

WATERLOO

Reeds Rains are delighted to offer 'For Sale' this impressive FIVE bedroom detached character property (Edwardian/ Arts and Crafts House built c.1905) located in the popular residential village of Hightown. The property benefits from many original features (such as beamed ceilings; floor coverings, Mullion windows, cast iron fittings), spacious living accommodation, beautiful landscaped grounds and much more. Briefly comprising porch, cloak room, three reception rooms, kitchen, utility and pantry to the ground floor. To the first floor there are FIVE double bedrooms, bathroom and separate w/c. Externally the property is set within it's own landscaped grounds with driveway, carport and numerous outhouses. Early inspection advised to avoid disappointment! EPC Rating= E

Reeds Rains are delighted to offer For Sale with No Chain involved a beautiful, spacious family home. Located in a popular residential part of Formby with convenient access to local transport links, social amenities, schools, and situated in an enviable position on the edge of the Pinewoods close to the Beach and much more! Briefly comprising Hallway, W/C, Two Reception Rooms, Kitchen/ Dining room, and Master Bedroom with En-suite to the ground floor. To the first floor are Three Double Bedrooms and a family Bathroom. Externally there are gardens to the front and rear (Large South facing rear garden!), driveway and a double garage! Early inspection is highly advised to avoid disappointment! EPC Rating= D

Formby Branch

Formby Branch

CROSBY

CROSBY D CE DU RE

D CE DU RE

W NE

Beach Lawn

College Road North

Chetwood Avenue

£589,950

£365,000

£229,950

A fantastic opportunity to acquire fantastic 8/9 bedroom period home in a much sought after over looking the River Mersey in Waterloo. Situated on Beach Lawn, this spacious property lies within easy reach of a range of local shops in Waterloo Village, a twenty minute drive to motorway links and further benefits from falling within the catchment area of many local primary and secondary schools. The property has retained many of its period features and briefly comprises of four floors that includes a basement with original fireplaces, a drawing room and then a kitchen/dining room which provides access into the rear garden. Externally, the generously sized rear garden is laid to lawn, with mature shrubbery and trees and provides access to a single and double garage to the rear of the garden. To the front is a paved patio area with mature shrubbery. This character filled property provides great scope and with some modernisation, could be made into stunning family home. Internal viewings a highly recommended to recognise the huge potential on offer.

Located in a most desirable location of Crosby, this four bed semi-detached family

Crosby Branch

Crosby Branch

home provides an abundance of character along with great living space. The property benefits from being situated within easy walking distance to Blundellsands train station as well as the great range of local shops Crosby village has to offer. Along with this the location of the period property also falls within the catchment area of many of the local primary and secondary schools making it an ideal family home.

Formby

Crosby

01704 878545 formby@reedsrains.co.uk

0151 924 2111 crosby@reedsrains.co.uk

Recently refurbished to a very high standard, this spacious three bed semi detached house is located just off Moor Lane. The property falls under the catchment area for many local primary and secondary schools which makes it an ideal proeprty for families. As well as this the property is within walking distance to the beautiful Moorside Park, Sainsburys and the local shops that Crosby village has to offer. The ground floor offers great living space and briefly comprises of front reception room, downstairs WC, modern kitchen with opening leading onto the rear reception room and double glazed patio doors leading onto the rear garden. To the first floor are three excellent sized bedrooms and a stunning bathroom complete with four piece suite. Externally, to the front, is an attractive paved garden with potted shrubs and a driveway. To the rear, the garden is laid to lawn with mature shrubbery surrounding. Along with this is also a linked outbuilding, formally the garage. This could be used as a separate study or office on one half, and on the other half can be used as a great storage space. Internal viewings highly recommended. Crosby Branch


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£3500pcm

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Wyndcote Road

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L18

£875pcm

L3

£595pcm

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The Whitehouse

• 2 bedroom apartment • En-suite • Private parking

L19

Ellerman Road

• 2 bedroom apartment • Open plan kitchen/lounge • Allocated parking

£1300pcm

Ashbury Lodge

£750pcm

L7

£575pcm

£775pcm

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The Sidings

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L25

L17

£950pcm

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L8

Sunbourne Road

£695pcm

L26

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L17

Glade Park Court

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L8

Glengarrif Street

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Your Castle in Our Hands

£750pcm

£495pcm

£600pcm

Allerton Road

• First floor office • Overlooking Allerton Road • Shared kitchen and bathroom

L18

£275pcm


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£110,000

Pall Mall

£220,000

One Park West

• Two Bedroom Apartment • Well Presented • Balcony • EPC - B

City Residential are pleased to offer this ideal investment two bedroom apartment with tenant and furniture included. On street permit parking available.

• Two Bedroom Apartment • En-Suite Shower Room • Secure Allocated Parking • EPC - C

£104,950

£98,000

City Residential are pleased to offer this stunning two bedroom apartment in one of the most sought after buildings in Liverpool.

£105,000

£109,950

Circle 109

Baltic Square

Royal Quay

The Reach

• Two Bedroom Apartment • En -Suite Shower Room • Popular Ropewalks Location • EPC - B

• One Bedroom Apartment • Fifth Floor • City Centre Location • EPC - B

• Two Bedroom Apartment • Ensuite Shower Room • Secure Parking Space • EPC - B

• Two Bedroom Apartment • Modern Fixtures and Fittings • Close to University • EPC - C

£114,950

£124,950

£125,000

£125,000

City Quay

Eden Square

Unity Building

City Quay

• Two Bedroom Apartment • En -Suite Shower Room • Popular Ropewalks Location • EPC - B

• Two Bedroom Apartment • En-suite Shower Room • Balcony With Views Over The City ��� No Chain

• Two Bedroom Apartment • 24 Hour Concierge Service • Residents Gym • EPC - C

• Spacious Ground Floor Apartment • Two Bedrooms • Allocated Parking • EPC - C

£137,500

£144,950

£165,000

£174,950

South Ferry Quay

Beetham Plaza

The Courtyard

South Ferry Quay

• Two Bedroom Apartment • Dockland Location • Secure allocated parking • EPC - B

• Two Bedroom Apartment • En-suite Shower Room • Secure Parking • EPC - C

• Newly Built Apartment • Two Bedrooms • Secure Parking • EPC - E

• Two Bedroom Apartment • Views Over The Marina • Secure Allocated Parking • EPC - C


From £600pcm

The Albany

£725pcm

Alexandra Tower

• Selection of One, Two and Three Bedroom Apartments • Fully Furnished

• Two bedroom • Fully furnished • Un- suite to Master Bedroom

• Duplex • Secure Allocated Parking • Modern Throughout

£550pcm

£550pcm

• Close to business district • Amazing Views

£575pcm

£600pcm

Hatton Gardens

City Quay

Jenkinsons Warehouse

View 146

• Two Bedroom • Fully Furnished • Mezzanine Bedroom

• Two Bedroom • Un-Furnished • Secure Allocated Parking

• One Bedoom • Fully furnished • Recently redecorated

• Two Bedrooms • Top Floor Apartment • Amazing Views

£625pcm

£650pcm

£825pcm

£950pcm

City Quay

Westminster Chambers

X Building

City Quay

• Two Bedrooms • Fully Furnished • Secure Allocated Parking

• Two Bedrooms • Fully Furnished • Duplex Apartment

• Two Bedroom • Fully furnished • Includes parking

• Three Bedrooms • Fully Furnished • Secure Allocated Parking

With sales up over 200% on this time last year, we urgently require property to sell in all areas of the city. Call 0151 231 6100

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tel. 0151 428 1769 www.bepropertyservices.co.uk email. woolton@bepropertyservices.co.uk 28 Woolton Street, Woolton Village, Liverpool, L25 5JD

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Management Fee 8% plus VAT with FREE RENT GUARANTEE for a limited time only. *subject to terms and conditions £210,000

£199,950

£179,999

Greenhill Road L19

Speke Road L25

Burland Road L26

• Three Bedroom • Semi-Detached • Off Road Parking • Modern Property

• Extended • Not overlooked • Newly fitted bathroom • Large Lounge

• Large Conservatory • 3 Bedrooms • Detached • Off Road Parking

Free Appraisal, No Sale No Fee, Free Floorplan 1% PLUS VAT FEE PACKAGE *subject to minimum fee

REDUCED

NEW

£160,000

£146,950

£158,000

£139,950

£139,950

Ireland Road, Hale Village

Talland Close L26

Turnstone Drive L26

Lower Close L26

Barford Road L25

• Extensive rear gardens • Large lounge • Kitchen/ Dining Area • Semi Rural Location

• Semi Detached • Extended Kitchen, utility space • Modernised throughout • Garage

• Detached • NO CHAIN • Large Conservatory • Ensuite to Master

• Large Rear Garden • Three good sized bedrooms • Cul-de-sac position • Large Lounge

• Three Bedrooms • Immucately Presented • NO CHAIN • Ideal First Time Buyer

NEW

NEW

NEW

£130,000

£124,950

£124,950

£120,000

£119,950

Palmerston Drive L25

St Ives Way L26

Penmann Crescent L26

Elworthy Avenue L26

Crantock Road L26

• Three Bedroom • Off Road Parking • L25 Area • Not overlooked

• Converted Loft Space • Off Road Parking • Two Bedrooms • Recently Reduced

• Modern Throughout • Conservatory • Three Bedrooms • Fully Fitted Kitchen

• Two Bedrooms • Conservatory • Off Road Parking • NO CHAIN

• Garage • Two Double Bedrooms • Not Overlooked • Immaculately Presented

NEW

NEW

£115,000

£99,950

£92,000

£89,950

£80,000

Graley Close L26

Antons Close L26

• Extensive Rear Garden • Three Bedrooms • Off Road Parking • Conservatory

• Modern Throughout • Ideal First Time Buyer • Parking • Three Bedrooms

Redoaks Way L26

Greyhound Farm Road L24

Sylvan Court L25

• NO CHAIN • Ground Floor Apartment • Ideal Investment Purchase • Two Bedroom

• Three Bedrooms • Off Road Parking • Garage • Large Rear Garden

• Two Bedroom Flat • Over 55’s Property • Warden on call • Parking


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established in 1923

£349,950

Queens Drive, L18

Jones & Chapman are delighted to present this beautifully extended four bedroom semi detached family home in a sought after location. The property offers plenty of living space throughout and comprises an entrance hall providing access into the utility/toilet/shower room, lounge and a bright spacious dining room with a modern fitted kitchen benefiting from a double rangemaster cooker and integrated dishwasher.

£364,999

Salisbury Park, L16

Situated in a cul-de-sac position, this extended four bedroom detached property, offers well presented family style accommodation complete with double glazed windows, gas fired central heating, an extended dining room , re-fitted kitchen and conservatory. The property benefits from two bathrooms, three reception rooms and a double garage.

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Staplands Road, Liverpool

Calderstones Road, Liverpool

• EPC Rating: Awaited • Detached • Four Bedrooms • Ensuite To Master • Family Bathroom

• EPC Rating: E • L14 Postcode • Five Bedrooms • Two Reception Rooms • Three Bathrooms

• EPC Rating: E • L18 Postcode • Four Bedrooms • Balcony Overlooking Garden • Front & Rear Garden

£320,000

£349,950

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£310,000

Olive Vale, Liverpool

South Mossley Hill Rd, Liverpool

Speke Road, Liverpool

Bereton Avenue, Liverpool

• EPC Rating: E • Conservation Area • Four Bedrooms Set Across Three Floors • Front & Rear Gardens • Double Glazed

• EPC Rating: D • Traditional Semi Detached • Three Beds • Lounge • Dining Room

• EPC Rating: D • L25 Postcode • Semi Detached • Three Bedrooms • Front & Rear Gardens

• EPC Rating: D • L15 Postcode • Four Bedrooms • Downstairs WC • No Ongoing Chain

£299,950

£177,950

£219,950

£169,950

Hargreaves Road, Liverpool

Ivanhoe Road, Liverpool

Aigburth Vale, Liverpool

Chestnut Grove, Liverpool

• EPC Rating: Awaited • L17 Postcode • First floor apartment • Double glazed sash windows • Two bedrooms with ensuite to master

• EPC: Awaited • L17 Postcode • Two Bedroom Apartment • Ensuite To Master • Modern Fitted Kitchen

• EPC Rating: C • L17 Postcode • Two Bedrooms • EnsuiteTo Master • Off Road Parking

• EPC Rating: D • L15 Postcode • Three Bedrooms • Fully Fitted Kitchen • Front & Rear Gardens

£159,950

Allerton Residential office

£155,000

£149,950

0151 734 1440

£144,950


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£369,950

Childwall Park Avenue, L16

Jones & Chapman are delighted to offer this well presented four bedroom semi detached home in a desirable location. The property offers plenty of living space comprising of an entrance hall, lounge, spacious open plan living area and dining room with fitted kitchen.

£419,950

Western Drive , L19

Western Drive offers a fine selection of period dwellings with a combination of character and period features. Situated within private mature gardens the property offers accommodation over two floors. The property has a wealth of charm and character and in brief comprises of formal drawing room, lounge, sitting room and morning room, fitted kitchen and ground floor shower room, inner hallway which leads to cellar.

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Alverstone Road, Liverpool

Ivydale Road, Liverpool

The Spinnakers, Liverpool

• EPC Rating: F • L18 Postcode • Three Bedrooms • Investment Opportunity • Available With Current Tenants

• EPC Rating: E • L18 Postcode • Three Bedrooms • No Ongoing Chain • Fitted Kitchen

• EPC Rating: Awaited • L19 Postcode • Ground Floor Apartment • Two Bedrooms • Ensuite To Master

£134,950

£137,950

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£129,950

Greenheys Road, Liverpool

Stamfordham Drive, Liverpool

Rathbone Road, Liverpool

Bligh Street, Liverpool

• EPC Rating: E • Fourth Floor Apartment • Two Bedrooms • Lift Access • No Ongoing Chain

• EPC Rating: Awaited • L19 Postcode • Three Bedrooms • Two Receptions • Front & Rear Gardens

• EPC Rating: E • L15 Postcode • Three Bedrooms • Spacious Kitchen • Designated Parking Space

• EPC Rating: D • L15 Postcode • Two Bedrooms • Double Glazed • Modern Fitted Kitchen

£120,000

Offers Over £115,000

£104,950

£82,500

Hallville Road, Liverpool

Chesterton Street, Liverpool

Torrington Drive, Liverpool

Seddon Road, Liverpool

• EPC Rating: Awaited • L18 Postcode • Ground Floor • £20pcm Service Charge • Fitted Kitchen

• EPC Rating: Awaited • L19 Postcode • Two Bedrooms • Rear Garden • Close To Local Amenities

• EPC Rating: Awaited • L26 Postcode • Shared Ownerships • Over 55’s • Off Road Parking

• EPC Rating: C • Two Bedrooms • First Floor Apartment • 25% Shared Ownership • No Chain

£74,950

allerton@sequencehome.co.uk

£65,000

Offers Over £50,000

38 Allerton Road, Liverpool

£22,500

jonesandchapman.co.uk


Farrell Heyworth Sales & Lettings

Eastcliffe Road L13

Bigham Road L6

Devondale Road L18

Middleton Road L17

• Three bedroom terraced property • Modern fitted kitchen and bathroom • Front and rear gardens. Available Immediately!! • EPC Rating – Pending

• Two bedroom mid terrace situated of Sheil Road • Two reception rooms, fitted kitchen, rear yard • Available Immediately • EPC Rating – Pending

• Three Bedroom, Mid Terraced House • Two Reception Rooms, Open Plan Kitchen Diner • GCH & DG, Yard to Rear • EPC Rating D

• Two bedroom mid terrace property • Fitted kitchen and bathroom • VIEWING RECOMMENDED • AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY

£575pcm + fees

£475pcm + fees

£795pcm + fees

£450pcm + fees

Hampstead Road L6

St Ives Grove L13

• Good size three bedroom mid terrace property • Two reception rooms plus a dining kitchen • GCH and Double Glazing • EPC Rating Pending

• Two bedroom mid terrace property • Two reception rooms, fitted kitchen, GF bathroom • DG and GCH • EPC rating Pending

£450pcm + fees

£500pcm + fees

Acanthus Road L13 Bempton Road L17 • Four Bedroom Detached House, • Three Reception Rooms, Off Road Parking, • GCH & DG, Garden • EPC Rating Pending

• **REDUCED** EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY • Good size three bedroom mid terrace property • Two reception rooms, modern style first floor bathroom • Vacant immediately!!! EPC Rating Pending

£450pcm + fees

£990pcm + fees

Charnley Drive L16 • Ground Floor, Two Bedroom Apartment • Unfurnished, Spacious Lounge & Open Plan Fitted Kitchen • Ample Parking • EPC Rating Pending

£575pcm + fees

Farrell Heyworth Fees Application Fee:

£165.00 1st Application Additional Applicants:

£50.00 per applicant Guarantor:

£75.00 per guarantor Deposit (No pets):

Rent + £100.00 Deposit (With pets):

Rent + £200.00

Harthill Avenue L18

Elswick Street L8

Barlett Street L15

• One Bedroom, Top Floor Unfurnished Apartment • Modern Kitchen & Bathroom, GCH & DG • Spacious Lounge • EPC Rating – D

• Two Bedroom Unfurnished Mid Terrace House • Through Lounge and Modern Kitchen • Downstairs Bathroom, GCH & DG • EPC Rating Pending

• Two Bedroom Mid Terrace House • GCH & DG, Recently Refubished • Popular Located • EPC Rating C

£550pcm + fees

£495pcm + fees

£450pcm + fees

Allerton Road 0151 281 8181 Broadgreen Road 0151 220 5020


The North West Estate Agent 21 Regional Offices Public Notice

Pennsylvannia Road L13

Aldwark Road L15

• Modern style 3 bedroom end terrace property • Front and rear gardens, ground floor WC • Property is being sold with no chain. • EPC rating C

• Three bedroom mid terrace property • Ground floor bathroom with separate WC • Rear garden, brand new fitted kitchen, off road parking • EPC Rating – Pending

£80,000

£89,950

Whitland Road L6 Pennsylvannia Road L13 • We are acting in the sale of the above property and have received an offer of £89,950. Any interested party must submit any higher offer in writing to the selling agent before an exchange of contracts takes place EPC –C Farrell Heyworth Liverpool L13 5SL 0151 220 5020

• Well presented four bedroom property • Modern style fitted kitchen, en suite shower room • DG and GCH, INTERNAL VIEWING ESSENTIAL • EPC rating – D

£99,950

Public Notice

Floral Wood L17 • Four Bedroom Modern Style Detached • Hall, Lounge, Dining Room & Kitchen • Downstairs WC, Attractive Surrounding Gardens • EPC Rating D

Osbourne Road L13 37 Osbourne Road, Liverpool L13 8AT. We are acting in the sale of the above property and have received an offer of £75,000. Any interested parties must submit higher offers in writing to the selling agent before exchange of contracts takes place. EPC rating

£375,000

St Andrew’s Villas L36 Escor Road L25

• Beautifully presented 4 bedroom semi detached • First floor bathroom, En Suite shower room • Viewing highly recommended to appreciate this property • Off road parking, gardens, GCH and DG. EPC Rating – Pending

• Three Bedroom Semi Detached House • Two Reception Rooms, Kitchen • Conservatory, Off Road Parking • Front, Side & Rear Gardens, EPC Rating D

£134,950

£174,950

Christopher Close L16 • Three Bed Extended Semi Detached • Two Reception Rooms, Downstairs Bathroom • GCH & DG, Front & Rear Gardens • EPC Rating Pending

£275,000

Deepfield Road L15

Long Lane L15

Inwood Road L19

Thornycroft Road L15

• Hall, Attractive Lounge, Dining Room • Large Modern Kitchen • Three Bedroom Mid Terraced Property • Rear Yard with Decked Patio, EPC Rating D

• Three Bedroom Extended Semi Detached • Newly Refubished Kitchen & Bathroom • Front & Rear Gardens, Detached Garage • EPC Rating D

• Three Bedroom Semi Detached House • Two Reception Rooms, Kitchen/Diner • Front & Rear Gardens • EPC Rating D

• Three Bedroom, Two Reception Rooms • Back Garden, Recently Redecorated • Open Plan Kitchen, Great Location • EPC Rating D

£139,950

£135,000

£129,950

£114,950

Allerton Road 0151 281 8181 Broadgreen Road 0151 220 5020


Call our sales team

0151 236 9660 property@keppiemassie.com

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RESIDENTIAL Percy Street, L8 £625,000

• Georgian Townhouse • Set Over Five Floors Six Bedrooms • Master With En-Suite Dressing Room • Three Large Reception Rooms

Albert Dock, L3 £279,950

• Second Floor Luxury Apartment • Open Plan Lounge With Balcony • Fitted Designer Kitchen • Two Bedrooms

Beach Lawn, L22 £599,950

• Victorian Villa Many Original Features • Basement with Various Useful Rooms • Two Beautiful Entertaining Rooms • Music Room & Play Room

Rumford Place, L3 £175,000

• Two Bedroom Apartment • Open Plan Lounge Fitted Kitchen • Two Bathrooms Secure Parking • Balcony EPC Rating C

Property of the week

The Colonnades, L3 £575,000

• Penthouse Apartment • Spacious Lounge Fitted Kitchen • Three Bedrooms • Three Bath/Shower Rooms

Lister Crescent, L7 £139,950

• Semi Detached Property • Three Bedrooms Two Reception Rooms • Sun Room Fitted Kitchen • Family Bathroom

Kingsway, L22 £115,000

• First Floor Apartment • Newly Refurbished Throughout • New Kitchen and Bathroom • Large, Airy Rooms

PUBLIC NOTICE

Haselbeech Crescent, L11 £82,500

North Quay, L3 £285,000

• Luxurious First Floor Apartment • Sought After Wapping Dock • Modern, Exclusive Kitchen • Two Bedrooms, Two Bathrooms

Ellerman Road, L3 £119,950

• Second Floor Apartment • Spacious Lounge Fitted Kitchen • Two Double Bedrooms • Bathroom Gas Central Heating

Netherfield Road South, L5 £64,950

• Upper Ground Floor Apartment • Two Double Bedrooms • Open plan Lounge Fitted Kitchen • Secure Parking Views Across the City

Walton Lane, L4 Offers over £50,000

• Extended Mid Town House • Three Double Bedrooms • Spacious Lounge Dining Kitchen • Excellent Condition Inside

Would you like to view this property? Call us today on 0151 255 2290

We are acting in the sale of the above property and have received an offer of £55,000 on the above property. Any interested parties must submit higher offers in writing to the selling agent before exchange of contracts takes place. Energy Performance Certificate Rating is D

• Ground Floor Apartment • Views of Stanley Park • One Large Bedroom • Re-decorated and Re-Furbished


Call our lettings team

0151 255 2290 property@keppiemassie.com

@keppiemassie

RESIDENTIAL One Park West, L1 £2,500pcm

• Prestigious Penthouse • Furnished To Design Standards • Three Bedrooms • Master With En-Suite

Beetham Tower, L3 £2,500pcm

• Superb 3 bedroom apartment • Panoramic Views of the Mersey • Master Bedroom With Dressing Room • Guest Room With En-Suite

Tower Building, L3 £1,100pcm

• Two Bedroom 4th Floor Apartment • Living Area, Views of River Mersey • Fitted Kitchen • Bathroom & En-Suite Shower

Granary Way, L3 £750pcm

• Live The High Life • Spacious Two Bed Apartment • Separate Kitchen En- Suite Wet Room • City Centre Financial District

X Building, L3 £715pcm

• First Floor Apartment • Two Double Bedrooms • Spacious Lounge Fitted Kitchen • Luxury Bathroom Off Road Parking

• Spacious second floor apartment • Two double bedrooms • Sitting/dining room • Secure allocated parking, Furnished

Princes Road, L8 £695pcm

• Upper Floor Apartment • Two Bedrooms • Open Plan Lounge Fitted Kitchen • Bathroom

Brook Street, L3 £950pcm

Kingsway, L22 £650pcm

BEST LETTING AGENT WINNER FOR CUSTOMER SERVICE

• First Floor Apartment • Newly Refurbished Throughout. • New Kitchen and Bathroom • Large, Airy Rooms

South Ferry Quay, L3 £595pcm

Regency Chambers, L2 £550pcm

The Gallery, L8 £525 pcm

Maybank Road, CH42 £450pcm

• Two Double Bedrooms • Waterfront Location by Yacht Club • Second Floor apartment • Secure allocated parking

• One Bedroom Apartment • Mezzanine Bedroom, Spiral Staircase • Tastefully Furnished • Situated In a City Centre Square

• One Bedroom • Fully Furnished • Very high specification • Popular Gallery Location

• Two Bedroom Terraced House • Garden Area To The Front • DHSS Considered With Guarantor • Quiet Road Close to Town Centre

www.keppiemassie.com Bulloch House, 10 Rumford Place, Liverpool, L3 9DG


Davis Beyga Estates 0151 722 0372 info@dbestates.com www.dbestates.com

WOOLTON £899,000

GATEACRE VILLAGE £625,000

WOOLTON PARK £550,000

CALDERSTONES £550,000

• Grade 2 Listed • 5 Bedroom • 5 Reception rooms • 3 Bathrooms • Fully fitted kitchen • Retaining many original

• 6 Bedrooms • 3 Reception Rooms • 3 Bathrooms • Separate office block

• 4 Bedrooms • 3 Bathrooms • 3 reception rooms • Fully fitted kitchen • Double garage • Utility room

• Private Gated Development • 3 Bedrooms • 3 Bathrooms • 2 Reception Rooms • True Bungalow • Uninterrupted views to rear

Davis Beyga Estates is delighted to announce a WOOLTON £444,950 • 5 Bedroom • Character property • Large garden • Great location

sales fee of just 1%

ALLERTON £419,950 Boasting a superb location in the heart of leafy south Liverpool and close to the lovely Calderstones Park and bustling Allerton Road

And we sell properties in an average of 15 weeks compared to 43 weeks with other agents, so there really is no need to go anywhere else.

FULWOOD PARK £332,500 • NO CHAIN • 3/4 Bedrooms • 1/2 Reception Rooms • Grade Two Listed Building • Spacious Lounge And Kitchen/Diner

We understand the property market inside and out and we know the best way to market your property in order to achieve the best possible price within the shortest possible time. We won’t let you down.

AIGBURTH £243,000 • 2/3 Bedrooms • 3 Bathrooms • Off Street Parking • Roof Terrace • Modern only 4 years old • Semi Detached

GRASSENDALE £199,950

HUYTON £185,000

AIGBURTH £154,950

GARSTON £109,950

• Bungalow • 2 Bedrooms • 2 Reception Rooms • Fully Fitted Kitchen • Family Bathroom • Front and rear gardens

• 3 Bedrooms • large living space • Fully fitted bespoke kitchen • Luxury Bathroom • Front and rear Gardens • Opposite village green

• NO CHAIN! • 3 Bedrooms • Large through lounge • Fitted Kitchen • Double Glazing • GCH

• Interest being registered • Due for completion end of December • 2 Bedrooms • 1 Reception room • Fully fitted kitchen


51 Allerton Road, L18 2DA

SEFTON PARK £2,800pcm

SEFTON PARK £1,300pcm

WOOLTON £1,200pcm

GRASSENDALE £850pcm

• 3 Bedrooms • 3 Bathrooms • Luxury fully fitted kitchen • Under floor heating • Double Glazed sash windows • Under croft parking

• 2 bedroom • 2 bathroom • Gated parking • Gas central heating • Fully furnished • Membership to on site gym

• 2 Bedrooms • 3 Bathrooms • Fitted Kitchen • Fitted Wardrobes • En-Suite Bathrooms • Private Garden

Located in the sought after Grassendale area of south Liverpool, this attractive property boasts attractive gardens and an integrated garage.

Davis Beyga Estates is delighted to announce that thanks to a CITY CENTRE £750pcm • 2 Double Bedrooms • Unfurnished • Fully Fitted Kitchen • Communal Gardens • City Centre Location • Off Road Parking

100% success rate on our properties to let, we are now looking for more properties to add to our portfolio.

CRESSINGTON £750pcm • 4 Bedrooms • Large living area • Family bathroom • GCH • Double glazing • Quiet location

So if you are a landlord and want to join in our success, then give us a call and see what we can do to get your property let out quickly and efficiently.

WOOLTON £700pcm Located within a stunning conversion, this one bedroom apartment offers stylish and spacious accommodation. Available Now

And with property management rates from as little as 5%, why not think of us to manage your portfolio as well? We won't let you down.

ALLERTON £650pcm • 2 Double Bedrooms • Top floor • Double glazing • Off road parking • Fitted kitchen • White goods

GARSTON £650pcm

CITY CENTRE £620pcm

OLD SWAN £570pcm

AIGBURTH £550pcm

• 2 Bedrooms • Open Plan Living Space • Fully Fitted Kitchen • Communal Gardens • Off Road Parking

• Fully Furnished • Double Glazing • Balcony • Includes Internet and Sky • Central Location • Studio

• 2 Bedrooms • Fully furnished • Fully fitted kitchen • Use of communal courtyard • Quite location

• 1 Bedroom • Fully furnished • Off road gated parking • Sefton Park Location • Ground Floor


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61 Halsbury Road, Liverpool, L6 6DG £35,000 - £40,000 16 Taplow Street, Liverpool, L6 0AB £35,000 Plus 19 Grassendale Court, Liverpool, L19 0NJ £38,000 Plus 146 Olivia Street, Bootle, L20 2ET POSTPONED 34 Corner Brook, Liverpool, L28 0QQ £30,000 Plus 28 Crosender Road, Crosby, L23 3BB £55,000 Plus 7-9 Walton Road, Liverpool, L4 4AD SOLD PRIOR 51-53 Breck Road, Anfield, Liverpool, L4 2QS £65,000 Plus Flat 4, 99 Henry Street, Liverpool, L1 5BU £65,000 - £70,000 8 Willowdale Road, Walton, Liverpool, L9 1BU £70,000 Plus 7 Argameols Close, Southport, PR8 6LH £100,000 Plus 20 Tilstock Avenue, New Ferry, CH62 1EL £75,000 Plus 31 Jeffereys Crescent, Liverpool, L36 4JR SOLD PRIOR 35 Homebank House, 1 Bidston Road, Prenton, CH43 2GB £10,000 - £15,000 21 Primrose Street, Liverpool, L4 1RD £27,000 - £30,000 10 Woodholme Court, Belle Vale Road, Liverpool, L25 2BA £70,000 Plus 77 Lee Park Avenue, Liverpool, L25 3RP £65,000 Plus 214 Hale Road, Widnes, WA8 8QA SOLD PRIOR 11 Scob Street, Bootle, L20 4PE £35,000 Plus 25 Mater Close, Walton, Liverpool, L9 6EP £50,000 - £55,000 36 Rock Lane East, Birkenhead, CH42 1RH £70,000 Plus 77 Marled Hey, Liverpool, L28 0QT £35,000 Plus 74 Marled Hey, Liverpool, L28 0QT £35,000 Plus 6a Legh Road, New Ferry, Wirral, CH62 1AX £40,000 Plus 37 Hope Street, Liverpool, L1 9EA £225,000 Plus 137 Upper Hill Street, Liverpool, L8 8EN £50,000 Plus 58 Chestnut Grove, Wavertree, Liverpool, L15 8HS £85,000 Plus 9 B St. Lesmo Road, Stockport, SK3 0TX £100,000 - £110,000 36 Longview Road, Rainhill, Prescot, L35 8LW £70,000 - £80,000 46 Lawrence Road, Liverpool, L15 0EG £85,000 Plus 1 Victoria Court, Parkfield Road, Aigburth, Liverpool, L17 8UL £50,000 - £55,000 80 B Smithdown Road, Liverpool, L7 4JQ £20,000 Plus 80 C Smithdown Road, Liverpool, L7 4JQ £20,000 Plus 1 Fairview Avenue, Wallasey, CH45 4RE £15,000 Plus 57 Home Farm Road, Knowsley, Prescot, L34 0EB £70,000 Plus 69 Coral Avenue, Liverpool, L36 2PY £60,000 - £65,000 23-25 Whitby Road/1a Cambridge Road, Ellesmere Port, CH65 8AA £90,000 Plus 21 Dublin Street, Liverpool, L3 7DT £90,000 Plus 19 A Ashley Road, Southport, PR9 0RB £60,000 Plus Flat 3, Drummoyne Court, The Serpenene North, Liverpool, L23 6UT £90,000 Plus 319 Walton Breck Road, Liverpool, L4 0SY £35,000 - £40,000 40 Lind Street, Liverpool, L4 4EQ £35,000 - £40,000 132 Acorn Court, Liverpool, L8 5TD £30,000 Plus 218 Cleveland Street, Birkenhead, CH41 3QH £30,000 Plus 34 Lawrence Road, Liverpool, L15 0EG £65,000 - £70,000 30 Bridge Street, Southport, PR8 1BW £70,000 Plus 8 Broughton Drive, Liverpool, L19 0PB £110,000 Plus 88 Hale Road, Walton, Liverpool, L4 3RW £15,000 Plus 38 Portelet Road, Liverpool, L13 6SE £45,000 Plus

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77 Lee Park Avenue, Liverpool, L25 3RP • 3 Bedroom Terrace • Rear Garden • Good Condieon

8 Willowdale Road, Liverpool, L9 1BU • 3 Bedsits & 1 Bed Flat • Double Glazed • Good Rental Area

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69 Coral Avenue, Liverpool, L36 2PY

• 2 Bed Apartment • Tenanted producing £5,940 pa • New Build Development

• 2 Bed Mid Terrace • Ready For Occupaeon • Double Glazed

• 3 Bed Mid Terrace • Double glazed • Good Leang Area

For a free market appraisal or to find out how you could sell your property in less than 8 weeks, call our Auction Team www.venmoreauctions.co.uk on 0151 236 6746

Call 0151 236 6745 for a free market appraisal.


No sale - no fees, free market appraisals, no tie in periods, rent guaranteed for landlords and flexible viewings for tenants. Just a few reasons to choose Venmore Liverpool. See more properties at www.venmores.co.uk

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Fulwood Close, Fulwood Park, L17 £450,000

Hornby Lane, Allerton, L18 £390,000

Four Bedrooms / Two Receptions / Front & Rear Gardens / Garage & Off Road Parking / Sought After Location / Beautifully Presented / Viewing Recommended

Four Bedrooms / Extended Beautifully / EnSuite Facilities / F & R Gardens /Garage & ORP / Abundance of Living Space

Four Bedrooms / Excellent Sought After Location / Spacious Double Garage / Downstairs W.C / Gardens to The Front And Rear / Communal Wooded Area

Five Bedrooms / Double Rear Extension / Loft Conversion / Front & Rear Gardens / Off Road Parking & Garage / No Onward Chain / Viewing Highly Recommended

Limedale Road, Allerton, L18 OIEO £325,000

Glendyke Road, Allerton, L18 £325,000

Rangemore Road, Mossley Hill, L18 £285,0000

Quarry Street, Woolton, L25 £250,000

Five Bedrooms / Semi Detached / Split over three Floors / Excellent Location / No Chain / Double Glazing / Gas Central Heating

Four Bedroom / Semi Detached / Front & Rear Gardens / Driveway & Garage / Three Reception Rooms / Gas Central Heating

Three Bedrooms / Semi Detached / Front and Rear Gardens / Drive & Garage / GCH / Three Receptions / Many Original Features / No Chain

Two Bedroom / Bungalow / Drive, Carport & Garage / Front and Rear Gardens / Viewing Recommended

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Cuckoo Lane, Woolton, L25 £435,000

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Druids Park, Calderstones, L18 £610,000

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Mackets Lane, Liverpool L25 £189,950

Leeming Grove, Garston, L19 £139,950

Three Bedroom / Semi Detached / Gardens, Garage and Parking / Two Reception Rooms / Viewing Recommended / No Chain

Four Bedrooms / Three Storey / Gardens / Off Road Parking & Garage / En-suite Facilities / Open Plan Living / Beautifully Presented / Viewing Recommended

Detached Bungalow / Three Bedrooms / Double Glazed / Gas Central Heating / Private Rear Garden /Off Road Parking

Three Substantial Bedrooms / En-Suite to Master / Front & Rear Gardens / Off Road Parking & Garage / Open Plan Living / Fully Double Glazed / GCH

Cranborne Road, Wavertree, L15 £125,000

Anglican Court, Georgian Quarter, L8 £100,000

Rosehill Court, Woolton, L25 £99,950

Lawrence Grove, Wavertree, L15 £65,000

Three Bedrooms / Double Glazing /Gas Central Heating / Rear Yard / Modern Kitchen and Bathroom / Central Location / Student Let until June 2014

Two Bedroom / Ground Floor Apartment / Storage heaters / Allocated parking / Double Glazing / Viewing Recommended

Two Double Bedrooms / Fully Double Glazed / Ground Floor / Communal Gardens / Allocated Parking / No Onward Chain

Two Bedrooms / Mid Terrace / Rear Courtyard / In Need of some modernisation / Ideal Investment Opportunity

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Hillside Drive, Woolton, L25 £239,995

Allerton 0151 733 9000 sales 0151 734 6890 lettings 32 Allerton Road, Liverpool L18 1LN


W H AT ’ S O N T H E M A R K E T ?

TWO-BEDROOM APARTMENT WATERSIDE, WILLIAM JESSOP WAY, L3 Close to Liverpool city centre, waterfront and docks. Best bits Stunning views across the River Mersey, Wirral and the Welsh hills beyond. This apartment includes a stylish bathroom, an open plan lounge and dining room, and fitted kitchen. The master bedroom has an en suite shower room. There is also a secure allocated parking space. We say “This property benefits from being close to Liverpool city centre, and has unrivalled views from the private balcony. The apartment would be ideal for professionals who are looking for a taste of luxury living.”

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Spectacular waterfront views

Arrange a viewing on 0151 236 4400

THREE-BEDROOM MID-TERRACED NORBURY AVENUE, LIVERPOOL, L18

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Close to Situated in a prime residential area near Penny Lane. Best bits Highlights include a lounge with feature fireplace, dining room and modern fitted kitchen. The first floor comprises of two double bedrooms, a single size bedroom and modern family bathroom. There is also a converted loft room. Viewing highly recommended. We say “A family property with three good-size bedrooms situated in a popular residential area. Good transport links and local amenities are just a short walk from this property.”

Ideal for large families

Arrange a viewing on 0151 207 5923

THREE-BEDROOM APARTMENT BEETHAM TOWER, OLD HALL ST LIVERPOOL, L3 Close to Liverpool waterfront, Albert Dock and Liverpool ONE. Best bits A rare opportunity to rent a large three-bedroom luxury apartment in one of Liverpool's most sought after addresses. This apartment has truly superb direct views of the Mersey Estuary, Welsh hills and the city. It also has a 24-hour concierge and high speed lifts. We say “Based in one of Liverpool’s most prestigious addresses, this apartment’s modern features and proximity to the business district is ideal for professional sharers who want to enjoy city life in luxurious surroundings.”

Arrange a viewing on 0151 236 9660 44 Your Move

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properties for rent

THREE-BEDROOM APARTMENT CITY QUAY, L3 Close to Liverpool city centre, Brunswick train station and Aigburth. Best bits A well-presented duplex apartment located within this very popular development. The property comprises; entrance hallway, a master bedroom with en suite, upstairs living and dining area and a spacious kitchen. We say “A quayside apartment with three balconies and excellent links to Liverpool city centre and amenities at Aigburth. A good choice for couples or sharers in a riverside location.”

Arrange a viewing on 0151 231 6100

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Close to the city centre

THREE-BEDROOM APARTMENT CASCADE ROAD, HUNTS CROSS

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Close to Hunts Cross Village, retail parks and public transport links. Best bits Tastefully furnished, this apartment comprises of an entrance hall with intercom entry system, large lounge with dining area, fitted kitchen with white goods, bedrooms with fitted wardrobes and a recently refurbished bathroom. It has real wood floors throughout, is fully double-glazed and comes with allocated parking.

Real wood floors throughout

We say “A spacious apartment in South Liverpool with excellent local shops on your doorstep, this is an ideal property for somebody who does not want to live in the city but still wants the associated comforts.”

Arrange a viewing on 0151 733 4163

FOUR-BEDROOM APARTMENT THE GLEN, ASHBURY BROOK, L17 Close to Set within the heart of Sefton Park with excellent commuter links to Liverpool’s city centre and less than 10 minutes from Allerton Road and Lark Lane. Best bits Throughout this beautiful property luxury comes as standard with integrated sound systems throughout, under floor heating, CCTV and remote controlled gated access. The apartment also benefits from a private roof top balcony, two secure underground car parking spaces and private and secure storage room. We say “A secluded, premium property in a prestigious South Liverpool location. Excellent transport links make it ideal for commuters into the busier city areas.”

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Stunning fourbedroom apartment

Arrange a viewing on 0151 738 1619 Your Move 45


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THE YOUR MOVE PROPERTY AWARDS 2013 The prestigious event returned for its 10th year running, recognising the industry’s achievements in spectacular style.


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YOUR MOVE PROPERTY AWARDS 2013

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his year’s glittering ceremony, which took place in Lutyens Crypt at Liverpool’s Metropolitan Cathedral, saw some of the biggest names in property sparkle as they celebrated at the disco glam-themed event. Lesley Martin-Wright, chief executive of the Knowsley Chamber of Commerce, hosted the black tie proceedings and was also a member of the esteemed independent judging panel, which picked worthy winners in categories across the city’s residential property sector. Awards were also presented to mark the achievements of the commercial property industry, with categories being sponsored by Riverside Home Ownership, Maxwell Hodge, Concept LHP and Move Commercial. Meanwhile, guests enjoyed a lavish three-course meal provided by the renowned 60 Hope Street restaurant, as well as disco entertainment harking back to the days of Studio 54.

Show Home of the Year sponsored by Homeshub

Best Affordable Home sponsored by Reeds Rains

Judges’ Favourite Project

WINNER

WINNER

WINNER

West Tower, Delph Property Group

Bromborough Pool Village, Riverside Home Ownership

Kingsley Road scheme, Liverpool Habitat for Humanity

The first award of the night went to the West Tower by Delph Property Group. Judges picked the winner from what was said to be a very high standard of show homes, as “clever use of light and space” and an ability to “bring to life the features of each room setting” stood out. West Tower was shortlisted alongside Bromborough Pool Village by Riverside Home Ownership, and The Oxford, The Avenue at Summerhill Park by Redrow Homes. On receiving the accolade, Richard Forman from Delph Property Group said: “It just goes to show the quality of the project at West Tower and we are thrilled to have received this.”

The winner, Bromborough Pool Village by Riverside Home Ownership, was among a shortlist in which all schemes impressed judges with their architecture and their attention to detail. Beaconsfield Street by Plus Dane Group, Liverpool City Council and Lovell; Kingsley Road by Habitat for Humanity and Woodlands Walk by Castlefields and Liverpool Housing Trust were also in the running. Picking up the prize, Riverside Home Ownership’s divisional director, Carol Lavender, said: “It was tough this year and there was some strong competition but we are thrilled to have won this great award and to have been given recognition for our work at the historic village.”

This year’s panel presented a special award to Liverpool Habitat for Humanity for its Kingsley Road scheme. The accolade was presented in recognition of the project “providing a totally innovative way to provide affordable homes within an existing community”. Linda Bright, trustee of Habitat for Humanity, said: “We are really pleased to have won the award. The project is about people and the community who helped us to build houses in difficult circumstances. We’re grateful for all that support us including the city council, Sanctuary and our founder and chair, Shannon Ledbetter.”


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YOUR MOVE PROPERTY AWARDS 2013

Regeneration Award sponsored by Keppie Massie

Best New Build Home sponsored by Sutton Kersh

Best Property Law Firm sponsored by Atrium

WINNER

WINNER

WINNER

Beaconsfield Street, Granby Plus Dane Group, Liverpool City Council and Lovell

The Letchworth, The Avenue at Summerhill Park Redrow Homes

Paul Crowley & Co Solicitors

Plus Dane Group, Liverpool City Council and Lovell’s scheme in Beaconsfield Street, Granby stood out on a shortlist which featured a “very impressive” scale of developments in deprived and challenging areas. Also shortlisted were Bromborough Pool Village by Riverside Home Ownership, Transforming Anfield by Keepmoat Homes Limited and Woodlands Walk by Castlefields and Liverpool Housing Trust. Ben Clay, director of HomesHub and new business at Plus Dane Group, said: “This is an outstanding award for a unique scheme that’s been in the pipeline for over 30 years and we have been working with the community to develop affordable homes in a refurbished area responding to the needs and demands of the community.”

Redrow Homes picked up the prize for its development of The Letchworth, The Avenue at Summerhill Park, having been recognised for the high quality of the design and execution of its properties. The shortlist also included Bromborough Pool Village by Riverside Home Ownership. On receiving the award, Redrow sales director Claire Jarvis said: “Obviously we’re really happy to be involved. Your Move is a great magazine for us in terms of advertising and The Letchworth is one of our most popular designs.”

Having been evaluated on its delivery of customer service and professionalism, Paul Crowley & Co Solicitors won the title of Best Property Law Firm. MSB Solicitors was named runner-up from the shortlist, which also included Maxwell Hodge. Mike Carter, head of conveyancing at Paul Crowley & Co Solicitors, said: “It’s three years on the trot and we’re absolutely delighted. It was a team effort.”

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Shortlisted agencies Abode in Crosby, Reeds Rains in Crosby and Keppie Massie all underwent a “meticulous process” of judging across all branches for this category. The winner on the night was Keppie Massie, while Abode was named runner-up. Celebrating the victory Keppie Massie’s associate director, Sue Taylor, said: “We’ve waited five years for this award and it means so much to us.”

Sutton Kersh was crowned the winner of the award for best website, having been shortlisted alongside fellow agencies Abode and Andrew Louis for the accolade. Abode was awarded the title of runner up. Picking up the prize, Sutton Kersh director Alex Dixon said: “James Kersh put a lot of effort into the website and I think he’s done a fabulous job, so thank you for the award.”

The final award of the evening, the coveted Best Estate Agency award, saw Sutton Kersh in Allerton, Reeds Rains’ city centre branch and Andrew Louis in Old Swan shortlisted. Reeds Rains was named the winner when the sought after results were announced, while Sutton Kersh took the runner up prize. Commenting on the win, Joshua Simms from Reeds Rains said: “We’re ecstatic. Unexpected but it’s fantastic to see everybody’s achievements being recognised.”

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part furnished flat will have some pieces of furniture and you will then have to provide the rest of the furniture yourself. You don’t usually have a choice as to whether you accept the furniture or not or what furniture is included in part furnished. It’s solely at the landlord’s discretion. A fully furnished property is exactly that, everything is there ready for you to move straight in. You might find that the rent is a little higher on a fully furnished property due to the furniture being taken into account. As a guide to what you might expect, a two-bed fully furnished flat will usually come with two complete beds, two three piece wardrobe sets, two sofas, a dining set, a coffee table and a TV stand. The quality will vary from landlord to landlord and what type of property you are renting. There are different qualities of furniture from high end to budget ranges and tenants really need to liaise with their agent/landlord for confirmation.

ny rental property will need a current gas safety certificate and energy performance certificate. Whilst not mandatory, it is best practice to have electrical items tested by an NICEIC qualified electrician. By using an ARLA member agent, you will have access to all of these services under one roof. Proof of identification and if applicable, consent to let from your mortgage lender is now advisable, as lenders are targeting residential properties being used as buy to let investments. We also recommend a professional inventory is carried out, in our case, by an independent inventory company. Fees will vary from agent to agent, depending on the level of service you require. Find tenant only versus fully managed. As the rental market is increasingly under scrutiny and changing legislation, a reputable agent can save the landlord a lot of time and inconvenience. Speak to member agents and use the company that you feel most comfortable with.

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Spending time with my fabulous family, travel, theatre and entertaining.

Main duties: Sales objectives, sales targets, achieving excellence in customer satisfaction, leading and motivating the regional sales team.

What’s your pet hate? Bad manners.

Favourite film: Wizard of Oz

Education: At college I concentrated on Business Studies. I’ve also been lucky enough to take part in an Accelerated Development Programme at the London Business School which entailed a year of hard work whilst working full time.

First job: I worked in a newsagents during school, however I began my career at Fairclough Homes in the commercial department then moving into sales.

“Be calm and treat people with respect.”

Are you a red or a blue? Red but my husband is a blue and thinks I’m purple!

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March 2013.

What is the secret of your success? Determination. I have a strong work ethic and will do my best to exceed my goals. I’m very fair and believe you should treat people how you wish to be treated.

What is the best piece of advice you’ve ever received? A good friend once told me ‘only the rich can afford to dress poor’. In other words, never judge anything or anyone.

What advice would you give to someone starting out in the industry? Be calm and treat people with respect. It‘s such a

Night in with my favourite people. small industry and once you’re in it your reputation goes before you.

Who has been your business mentor? I’d consider myself to be fortunate in working with some truly inspiring people, one of whom is Peter Vella, the current sales director for Countryside. Peter has an exemplary work ethic and leads by example. Also Crosby Homes chairman, Andrew Brady, has a fantastic business mind and a clear vision of what good looks like.

What makes Lovell different? We work in various arenas,

including new homes, contracting and refurb. Overall though, I’ve been overwhelmed by how much effort is put into developing people and there’s so much support at every level. We also build a fantastic house!

Favourite band/singer: Too many to list, I have a very eclectic taste.

Can you tell us a bit about Lovell’s plans for the next few months? We’re currently working on a number of exciting new site starts. There’s a real feel of optimism in the market and we see our progression into more traditional housing developments but never moving away from our roots as a regeneration specialist.

Favourite book: One of my recent favourites was Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire.

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sales MarKet is ‘piCKing up’, says City agent a bit faster.” According to Sheila, Anfield was among areas which had particularly seen a boost in sales, especially since approval has been given to a proposed regeneration scheme in the area. “I don’t think it’s all because of Help to Buy,” adds Sheila. “I just think the market has been generally picking up. “I’ve always said that this country is not a country of renters.”

The property market has been picking up in Merseyside regardless of help from government schemes such as Help to Buy, according to one city estate agent. Sheila Renshaw, proprietor of the Anfield-based Priory Property Services which sells and lets homes right across Merseyside, says the agency sold seven houses in just one week earlier this month and such success therefore demonstrates that there has been a rise in people purchasing new homes. She says: “It’s a lot busier, and it has been the bottom end of the market that has been picking up

Sheila Renshaw

For more information about Priory Property Services, which has a branch on Priory Road in Anfield and operates right across the area, call 0151 260 0300.

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iverpool’s Elaine Cunningham has won a top regional award for her interior design business.

Elaine, who owns two stores in the city and also runs an online store, was presented with the Retail Business Woman of the Year accolade at the recent Forward Ladies Women in Business Awards in Manchester, sponsored by Barclays. The ceremony at the city’s Midland Hotel celebrated the achievements of women across the North West and the Isle of Man. Elaine, who launched her own furniture and design company after working in the family business for 25 years, adapted as a retailer during the economic downturn by also introducing giftware lines such as jewellery and children’s clothing. On receiving the prize she says: “I was honoured to be awarded Retail Business Woman of the year, and it is fantastic for the company’s achievements to be recognised. Forward Ladies is a great organisation to be a part of and the awards are a wonderful way to meet like minded business women where we can share ideas and knowledge.”

Lord Heseltine during a tour of the neighbourhood

Lord Heseltine visits Stockbridge Village Villages Housing Association welcomed former Deputy Prime Minister Lord Heseltine to Stockbridge Village, showcasing the regeneration that has taken place there over the last three years. Lord Heseltine previously visited the area, then known as Cantril Farm estate, in 1982 when he was Secretary of State and Minister for Merseyside. At the time the area was in decline and Lord Heseltine requested a report into how improvements could be made, which was then said to have prompted the first large scale stock transfer of social housing in the country . Returning to Stockbridge Village alongside his wife, Lady Heseltine, he was also greeted by representatives from Knowsley Council and residents from the area for a tour of the estate. Following the visit, Lord Heseltine says: “It has been a delight to visit Stockbridge Village and to witness such remarkable developments to the area. I have a strong belief that one of the key drivers of growth and transformation, is listening to the general public about how changes can be made. Working together is much more effective than working in isolation, the demonstration of the public and private sectors working together with the community have a central part to play in Stockbridge Villages’ determination to build a stronger future."


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neW builD CustoMisation for buyers New house buyers will be able to influence the design of their new home including creating their own floor plans and even moving walls under a new scheme by house builder New City Vision. The developer is currently entering the early build stage on a new phase at its Ellergreen development in Norris Green and has launched a ‘Tailored-2Suit’ initiative to offer more customisation options to buyers. Don Craven, managing director at New City Vision, says: “Picture the home you’ve always dreamed of then realise that some things don’t require any

The Electra

compromise. Our ‘Tailored-2Suit’ offer is a new and innovative way to buy a home.” The house builder has three types of homes at the site; threebedroom Stanley and Sefton designs, and the four-bedroom Walton design. However, under the Tailored-2-Suit scheme New City Vision says it can make changes to suit the buyer’s needs including resizing rooms or creating a separate dining area. The first of the new homes at the Ellergreen site will be available in early in 2014, says New City Vision.

New City Vision’s Ellergreen development

For more information call 0151 256 0900.

Green light for 600 new student rooms Over 600 new student bedrooms across three developments have been approved across Liverpool city centre. Knight Knox, in a joint venture with Liverpool-based X1 Developments, will begin work on a seven-storey, 231-bed development on Seymour Street after planning permission for the £12.9m scheme was approved this month. Apartments at the development are available to purchase at a price of £54,950 and will yield 8% for five years, the developer says. Meanwhile, Downing will begin work on two major developments costing £21m after securing planning permission for two sites within the city.

The Scandinavian Hotel near Chinatown will be redeveloped into a 241-bed hotel and ground floor commercial space under a new name, the Arch. Downing is also building accommodation near Hope Street, named the Electra, which will feature 90 apartments for students. Other developments in the city include approved plans to convert Hahnemann House into student flats and the conversion of the upper floors of Grand Central on Renshaw Street, which is home to an arcade of independent shops, into 41 student rooms over three floors. All three of the schemes are expected to be in place for the 2014 intake of students in September. Your Move 61


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Women boost services offered through Handy Persons scheme A team of female DIY experts will be at the beck and call of vulnerable people across Merseyside, as part of Liverpool’s Handy Persons scheme. The initiative, run by Liverpool City Council in partnership with Riverside Housing and Housing Maintenance Solutions (HMS), has teamed up with leading social enterprise Blackburne House to provide more access to female professionals alongside its existing team. Through the Handy Persons scheme, which offers over 65s and those with disabilities subsidised, £15-per-hour rates for maintenance workers, the Blackburne House Maintenance Ltd female-staffed maintenance business will provide services so that residents can now choose a female

operative if they wish. The scheme, which uses a £250,000 grant from HMS to subsidise workers, carries out tasks such as fitting locks, spyholes and door chains to unblocking sinks, replacing light bulbs and one-off garden clean-ups. Liverpool City Council’s cabinet member for housing, Councillor Ann O’Byrne, says: “The majority of those who use this service are women, and we understand that some may feel more comfortable opening their door to a female operative. That’s why I’m delighted that we’ve brought Blackburne House on board to support the scheme.” To find out more about the Handy Persons scheme, call 0151 295 6102.

Andrea Rushton, head of maintenance and construction at Blackburne House (far right) with members of the DIY team

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ome owners looking to move in the new year are being encouraged to make early preparations to sell their home, as potential buyers are “highly receptive” during the festive period.

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estate agent reports rising sales All five Merseyside branches of Reeds Rains have recorded an upturn in sales during the latter part of 2013 as confidence returns to the housing market. House buyers have been buoyed by the introduction of stages one and two of the Help to Buy scheme this year, and estate agents are now finding demand for new houses in Liverpool is improving. Ian Taylor, branch manager of Reeds Rains’ Liverpool city centre office, says: "Our five offices on Merseyside are all noticing a boost in

the sales market, as well as the continued growth in lettings.” According to Ian, the agency’s team has also been key to boosting sales across its branches. He adds: "As a company, we have invested hugely into our ongoing training and pride ourselves on our brand values.” Having been named Best Letting Agents in 2012, Reeds Rains was awarded the Best Estate Agency 2013 at the recent Your Move Property Awards. To contact Reeds Rains, please call 0151 227 2027.


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For more details visit www.elainecunninghaminteriors.com

Rise in demand for one-bedroom homes The Carlton Pub, Birkenhead

Changes in welfare reform have increased landlords’ demand for one-bedroom properties, according to auction expert Smith and Sons. The ‘bedroom tax’, which cuts the amount of benefit people receive if they have a spare bedroom in their council house or housing association property, could lead to more investment in one-bedroom properties in future, according to the auctioneer. Ahead of a December auction in Bromborough, Wirral, the property consultancy says interest in auction property can often highlight changes in the market and properties that can be easily converted into one-bedroom units are attracting the most attention this time around. Chris Johnson, auctioneer at Smith and

Sons, says: “The auction can often act as a barometer of the wider changes taking shape within the property sector. Welfare reform changes, which limit the number of bedrooms to one per occupier, are now being felt and a shortage in this type of accommodation is being looked at keenly by developers and investors, as well as social landlords.” The auction, which takes place at the Village Hotel on 4 December, includes 12 one-bedroom flats in Oxton Village and the Carlton Pub in Borough Road, Birkenhead, which can be converted into single units. Smith and Sons says ‘‘a number of potential’’ buyers have viewed the properties. For a catalogue, viewings or further information call 0151 647 9272.

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Work by emerging talent and photographers was on display

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n eight-day charitable photography exhibition provided a platform for emerging talent when it took place at Liverpool’s Albert Dock this month. Guests attended the launch of Photo for Youth, set up by Merseyside Youth Association (MYA), and had the opportunity to buy exclusive images at auction as well as viewing displays by up and coming and professional photographers including Rankin. An open access gallery area for emerging photographers and images entered by young people were also on view at the event, which was supported by KWP Solicitors. Commission from sales of the works as well as gallery rates were donated to MYA, to help support the charity’s services for young people across the area.

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my First... with Jo smith branch manager, Northwood South Liverpool Car:

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It was a Ford Focus. I got it as part of my package when I got my first manager position.

True Blue by Madonna.

I was an office junior for Halifax Estate Agents in West Derby and that is where my love for selling houses began.

I bought it with my partner nine years ago and it needed a lot of work but we have got it how we want it now.

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I went to a holiday camp in Wales when I was about three with my family. The holiday was cut short as three of us got whooping cough.

A German Sheppard called Prince. My mum found him in thick snow when he was about 12 weeks old.

Job: What does your job entail? I run the sales and rental departments at our busy Crosby branch, and research and appraise properties for people who wish to sell or let their homes for the best price possible. What’s your favourite thing about the job? I think every estate agent would say their favourite thing is achieving a sale or a let for our vendors and landlords alike which, I have to admit, feels fantastic. I’ve been known to jump around the office following a sale, which I’m a little embarrassed to admit. I also enjoy seeing my team doing well, as they are so committed to their roles and are a real credit to Reeds Rains.

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What’s your least favourite thing about the job? When viewers don’t turn up for viewings that they booked literally hours before, and I’m left standing in a cold, dark, empty house and it’s pouring down outside.

7:45AM

Leave the house to take my daughter to high school.

8:20AM

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8:30AM

A quick meeting with director Ian Marsden to discuss any changes to the day’s events, before checking delivery schedule and loading times.

If you weren’t doing this job, what would you be doing? I’ve been within estate and letting agencies since I left school at 16, so it’s all I know. Back then I wanted to be an airline pilot, but I don’t think that would have been the best idea as I’m not overly keen on heights.

10:00AM

A health and safety brief with external contractors.

12:00PM

Time to grab some lunch.

What are you going to do straight after this interview? I have a jam packed diary of property appraisals and viewings, wish me luck!

2:00PM

Attend a sales meeting to discuss our new products and clients.

4:00PM

Check delivery and fitting teams have completed the schedule as programmed, and then go to a contracts manager meeting.

6:00PM

Home for tea with my wife and daughter before a homework check and some television.

Fortnight in numbers... The ups and downs

8.86%

2,000

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The average reduction in house prices in Liverpool, which is the largest average reduction in the UK. That’s according to a Zoopla survey, which shows the average discount available for a house in the area is now £14,149.

The amount of mortgages approved under the second stage of Help to Buy a month after its launch, according to Prime Minister David Cameron. Over half of those came through RBS, which says 73% of applicants approved were first time buyers.

The average rent in the North West in October, which shows a 2.6% fall compared to September when the average rent was £649. The figure is more than half the average rent found in Greater London, which was £1,283 in October, says HomeLet in its Rental Index.

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It’s not just Help to Buy helping people get their first step on the property ladder. Some house buyers in the UK are using shared ownership schemes to move in to their first home. Here is how you can do the same.

learning to share

‘Staircasing’ happens why you buy more shares after moving in and requires you to pay for a valuation on the house to determine the price of a share. If the house has gone up in value you will pay more for a share and vice versa – but either way you will have to arrange a mortgage for any extra shares you buy. If you wish to sell the property and own 100% of shares the housing association has first refusal and keeps this right for 21 years after you fully own the home. If you only own a share the housing association has the right to find a buyer for the property when you wish to sell up.

Using shared ownership to buy your house does not mean you will be sharing with a stranger. Instead it means you buy part of the property and pay rent to a housing association for the remainder of the value. By only paying for a share of the house, the initial deposit will be much smaller than buying the house outright

what is shared ownershiP? Shared ownership schemes are offered by housing associations and allow you to buy a share of your home, typically between 25% and 75 % of its value, and pay rent on the remaining shares. David Robinson of Riverside Home Ownership says: “Shared ownership is an affordable way to take the first step onto the property ladder. By buying a share in a home, say 50%, and paying a subsidised rent on the remainder, owning part of your home can be cheaper than renting it. You usually have the option to own 100% in the future, buying the extra shares when it suits you.” Shared ownership schemes are available through a leasehold, which means you own the property for a fixed period of time (usually 99 years), after which it goes back to the landlord.

who is eligible?

how does it work? Before moving in you will have to take out a mortgage on your share of the house. Some banks will offer specialist shared ownership mortgages and as with any house purchase, the larger the deposit the better terms you will be offered.

To be eligible for a shared ownership scheme you must be a first time buyer or have already sold your current home and it is only available to households earning £60,000 per year or less. If you do decide to use shared ownership, you will not be alone. According to the National Housing Federation, there are 200,000 people in the UK who have chosen to buy a house this way. It says: “As more people are priced out of buying their home on the open market, demand for shared ownership is growing rapidly.”


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star signs Catherine hegarty set up liverpool signing Choir as an after school club but it has grown significantly from humble beginnings. we speak to Catherine about performing at the olympics, in front of Parliament and being awarded the top volunteer award, the Queen’s award.

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How did the choir come about? My two sisters are interpreters for the deaf so I used to watch them signing all the time and it intrigued me. I thought it was wonderful so I put myself in for a BSL (British Sign Language) level one. A job came up for a nursery nurse at a deaf resource school and I’ve been there for 18 years. I asked if I could start an after school club so I started a signing choir. The children within the school all have signing lessons, even the mainstream children. I started off with 12 children, all hearing, and one profoundly deaf child. To be honest I thought it was just six sessions at an after school club but it just grew and grew. We were getting children from all over the city

and they were bringing their friends. In the end it grew too big for a primary school hall so we went to Broadgreen International School and rather than just doing it as the Knotty Ash school signing choir we changed it and launched the Liverpool Signing Choir. The beauty of the choir is that they don’t have to know how to sign or how to sing. What has been the reaction to the choir? I see what it does to the kids. It’s amazing. We’ve got children who are so painfully shy and their confidence is rock bottom and the parents will tell you it’s done wonders for their children’s confidence and concentration. It’s really opened up what some people thought was a silent world for the children – and

not just the deaf children. We’ve committed ourselves as a choir that if the children show dedication we will fundraise and send them to evening classes to get their level one and two in sign language. What was it like to win the Queen’s Award? Everybody was so proud. It is the highest award you can get for a voluntary group and, taking me out of the equation, it was well deserved. The kids worked so hard and you see them all the time but the people you don’t see are the choir staff who work their socks off. And the parents, if they didn’t support us we wouldn’t do half the things we do. It was an amazing honour and words can’t describe how everybody was feeling that day.


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“the kids were so excited. they saw people like one direction and i think they were a bit star struck! ”

Our city has really opened its arms to us. As far as we know, Liverpool was the only one to have a signing choir for the Olympic flame relay, for example. How did you get a place at the Olympics closing ceremony? That was five years of knocking on doors and getting them slammed in my face but I just didn’t give up. When the UK got the Olympics myself and Annie Bennett, Knotty Ash’s headteacher, used to say we were going. We always said that and when there was five years to go I wrote to them. I really pushed and pushed it, writing and emailing. Eventually we were given the go ahead after a lot of local MPs got on board to help us out.

What was it like at the Olympics? The kids were so excited. They saw people like One Direction and I think they were a bit star struck! I left it to the young ones and I was just in the tunnel crying. I couldn’t believe we were actually there. It was a proud moment for me. We then had the honour of going to the opening ceremony of the Paralympics and that was great. I had to pinch myself and I thought ‘did that really happen?’ It’s brilliant the way they can now say they were there and they did that. You also played at the launch of the John Lennon Peace Monument? We were doing Beatles Day in Williamson Square and John Lennon’s sister Julie Birch was

walking past. She stopped as we were doing all the Beatles songs. She got speaking to one of the staff and asked if we were going to the Echo Arena that night. We weren’t but she got my number and said we were on the following week. She was true to her word and she got up and signed Imagine with us. It was from that we were invited to the unveiling of the Peace Monument. It’s not all about those big things though. My favourite thing to do is if we go to somewhere like a retirement home. They ask if we can just go for half an hour but we end up staying much longer. The kids love sitting and chatting with the residents and having a cup of tea. If it wasn’t for that and the supermarkets, or just going on a windy street somewhere to perform, we wouldn’t be getting the likes of the Olympics.


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OUT & ABOUT IN LIVERPOOL

Liverpool Sound City music festival is looking for artists to apply to appear at the 2014 festival. Sound City, the largest metropolitan music and arts festival in the UK, is asking emerging talent to apply before the 31 January and successful acts will appear at one of several venues across the city in May 2014. Alex Simmonds, marketing and ticketing manager, says: “We’re looking for a very high level of talent and performance ability, we want something groundbreaking – basically, bands

who could be the next big thing.” The festival attracted 41,500 people to its three-day event in 2013 and included acts such as Noah and the Whale, Enter Shikiri and The Walkmen. Over 300 emerging artists played alongside the headline acts at several city venues. The festival, now in its seventh year, has been nominated for Best Metropolitan Festival and Best Line-Up in the 2013 UK Festival Awards.

‘INSPIRING’ CHILDREN’S LITERARY FESTIVAL GETS UNDERWAY The Bootle Children’s Literary Festival is currently taking place across a number of events in schools, parks and shops to inspire children to take up reading. Talks from authors and spoken word artists are being held alongside literarythemed activities until Saturday 30 November, culminating in a closing event at Bootle Strand shopping centre to coincide with its Christmas celebrations. The event includes community arts charity ‘In Another Place’ as it performs a Nativity with giant puppets, a gospel choir performance and a Strand Christmas event featuring Michael Bublé and Marilyn Monroe tributes.

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The closing event will take place from 4pm and in the days leading up to it an author will visit Bootle schools for assemblies, workshops and a children’s poetry competition. The centrepiece of the festival is a pop-up book shop at the Strand with a selection of children’s books. According to charity YKids, which is hosting the event: “The festival’s events have been put in place to inspire the children of Bootle to read, write, imagine and capture a love of the spoken and written word and reach their full potential.” For more information visit www.bootlechildrenslitfest.co.uk.

The Everyman theatre will open on 1 March with a ‘Lights Up’ parade to celebrate two years of work modernising the Hope Street venue. The iconic theatre has been completely revamped to include a 400-seat theatre, a basement bistro and café, bar, rehearsal rooms, sound studios and other

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Festive partygoers will be able to achieve a quick sunkissed glow to warm up their winter look, thanks to the arrival of a new product at Liverpool’s Strip Wax Boutique. The salon, inside Harvey Nichols Beauty Bazaar, has launched the Fiji Express Two Hour Tan which allows clients to shower it off within two to three hours. The product aims to allow users to hit the salon straight from work, and then by the time they’ve headed home to freshen up their tan will be ready. The tan still requires at least eight hours to develop, however a spokesperson for Strip Wax Boutique says: “Fiji Express Two Hour Tan has 13% DHA and the same fabulous colour as our other solutions, but with the convenience of showering in two to three hours. Alcoholfree and ideal for all skin types. 98% natural, citrus scent, paraben-free.”

creative spaces. It will officially be opened with a celebratory lantern parade before the public are invited inside the theatre in a ‘Housewarming’ event the next day. Its first production, artistic director Gemma Bodenetz’ Twelfth Night, opens a week later. Executive director, Deborah

Aydon, says: “After ten years’ planning and two years’ construction we’re thrilled to be able to announce the Everyman’s reawakening. We have a very busy few months ahead, getting ready for that extraordinary moment when the people of Liverpool can take possession of their beautiful new theatre.”

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23 January 2014

17-21 December

2.30pm & 7.30pm

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The Prismatic World World d Tour Tour

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21 May 2014

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The UK Baby & Toddler oddler Show Tod BT Convention Centre February 1-2 Februar ry y 2014 2014

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Hart Miranda Har rtt My What I Call, Live Show 24 - 25 March 2014

Blue Smoke Tour 8 June 2014 Tour Once In A Lifetime me The Final T our The Osmonds, David Essex, Showaddywaddy & Bay City Rollers 25 June 2014

Premier League Darts e Dar rts ts

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February 6 Februar ry y 2014

Championship Boxing 7 December

The Australian Pink Floyd Show

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Anniversary Concertt 20th Anniversar ryy Concer 8 December

Plus special guests The Platters and Freda Payne

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23 November, LEAF on Bold Street The duo has racked up an impressive 20 million online views and has now teamed up with freestyle rapper DJ Rubbish to bring an unmissable mix of comedy and disco. Entry is free, please vist www.thisisleaf.co.uk for more information.

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LEAF will celebrate its third birthday in style with a performance by one of the biggest YouTube comedy DJ acts. Cassetteboy, the hilarious cut ‘n’ paste duo from Essex, has had a meteoric rise to fame on YouTube due to its brilliant mash-ups featuring everyone from Alan Sugar to Harry Potter.

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The Florrie Art and Craft Market is the place to be for creative types on 23 November. There will be over 20 stalls from local artists and makers trading on the day, with ceramics, jewellery, prints, textiles and even local honey on sale. Delicious refreshments will be available thanks to Pickled Walnut and children will be kept entertained with a fun craft table. The market starts at 11am and finishes at 4pm. Entrance is free.

ast Village Arts Club will host the popular Birmingham quartet Peace when they stop off at Liverpool on their nationwide tour this December. With their summery sound, Peace will provide the perfect soundtrack to warm you up this winter. Peace will be joined on the line-up by Drenge. The event starts at 7pm and tickets cost £13.50 in advance. Visit www.mamacolive.com/eastvillageartsclub

SMASH-HIT SHOW 30 November, The Auditorium at Liverpool Echo Arena The smash-hit musical Rent is celebrating its 20th anniversary when it stops off in Liverpool at the end of the month. A local Liverpool cast stars in this award-winning musical, including Atomic Kitten’s

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Fazenda

Said to be one of the largest traditional sweet shops in the North West, Sweet Memories offers a real trip down memory lane for fans of classic confectionary. Not only is it a haven for old favourites such as Uncle Joe’s Mint Balls, Midget Gems and Liquorice Wood Sticks, but sweets are also displayed in glass jars and weighed out in Avery scales for that true traditional feel.

Horton House, Exchange Flags, L2 3YL

bold street sweets Bold Street, Liverpool This city centre sweet shop is wall to wall with colourful treats, and its selection is varied enough to keep any sweet-toothed visitor happy. Traditional bonbons and candies from across the pond to novelty sweets and boxes of chocolates are amongst the offering, whilst the store’s bespoke hampers could make the ideal sugary gift.

the ChoColate Cellar www.thechocolatecellar.co.uk Available online and regularly at markets and events around the city, The Chocolate Cellar is a master of making chocolate as well as selling it. Attend a workshop in Wirral or Liverpool, or order one of the artisan chocolate shop’s sharing platters, tasty truffles or melt-in-the-mouth treats from its ‘Bags of Happiness’.

My carnivorous dinner date and I didn’t need much persuading when asked to review the recently opened Brazilian rodizio, Fazenda. Situated on Exchange Flags, behind Liverpool Town Hall, it’s the second Fazenda to be opened after the first was a huge success in Leeds. The restaurant looks extremely inviting from outside, with an outdoor seating area warmed by heaters. On entering Fazenda, a welcoming waiter sat us at the bar, where we enjoyed an unfamiliar Portuguese lager. The restaurant has a warm and cosy décor, and equestrian themed items including saddles and stirrups adorn the walls giving it the feel of an authentic South American ranch. Once seated the waitress helpfully explained how the rodizio restaurant worked. As someone who can indecisively stare at a menu for 20 minutes, it suits me perfectly. If you’re unfamiliar with a rodizio, it is a style of restaurant service popular in Brazil where waiters and

waitresses bring skewers of cooked meats to you and serve at your table. You flip a card to signal to the waiter whether you would like to be served more - green is yes and red is no. For a fixed price, which ranges from £25.90 - £27.90 depending on the day you visit, you get an unlimited amount of 15 cuts of meat and a buffet choice of sides. The sides bar features different salads, breads, cured meats, continental cheeses and also the very tasty traditional Brazilian Feijoada - a black bean stew with beef and pork. Although I’m normally a beer drinker, I felt it would be a crime not to try the rich meats with a glass of red wine. Fazenda has an extensive wine menu with white, red, rose, sparkling and champagne all on offer. Bottles range from £20 to £100. I decided to go for a large glass of Brazilian red wine (£7.10). With a choice of 15 cooked meats there are too many to mention, however my favourites had to be the cordeiro, a succulent leg of lamb which is seasoned

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with mint sauce; linguiça, an extremely tasty traditional South American sausage; and the gammon or ‘presunto’ as the waiters refer to it. I also tried a few chicken hearts, which are a delicacy in Brazil. The hearts are marinated in herbs and garlic and have a slightly chewy but extremely pleasant texture. After an hour and a half of enjoying delicious cuts of meat, I decided to reluctantly flip over my card to the red side and signal to the waiters that I’d had enough. This was subsequently flipped back round to green various times when the waiters brought out another delicious looking skewer of meat. There is a fantastic selection of delicious deserts on offer; however, unfortunately my dinner date and I were too full to try them! Fazenda is a fantastic new addition to the city and is perfect for meat loving diners who are looking for a continuous flow of extremely tasty and succulent meats. Your Move 85


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Jenny and Cameron Spowett, Tabitha Bentley and Jenny and Alfie Heracy Joanne Hazel and Joseph McHale with Jeanette and Logan Campbell

Pudsey’s PyJama Party hildren across Merseyside attended a special pyjama party at Sefton Park Palm House to raise money for Children in Need. The charity event, organised by Jumping Jacks, raised £1,264 through ticket sales and a face painting stand. Children and adults were joined by Pudsey to take part in games, music and dancing. Delicious Pudsey-themed cakes were also served to hungry guests. Lucie Campbell, founder of Jumping Jacks, says: “It was a great atmosphere at the event and everybody had a great time. As well as the money raised, people also brought Pudsey merchandise with them and we encouraged everybody to watch Children in Need on Friday night so that they knew what it was for.”

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Sheryl Barrow and Olivia Hyland

Sophie Taylor having her face painted, watched by her mum Kelly

The Jumping Jacks team: Lucie Campbell, Sarah Smith, Karen Coleman, Helen Sheridan, Jane Barrow and Emily Campbell

Sarah Campbell and Joseph with Sarah Brennan and Ben

Clare Clegg with daughters Macy and Madison

Pudsey joins the Jumping Jacks on stage

The ‘Pudsey’ cakes were wonderful



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