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UP STICKS

WHERE THE BABY BOOMERS ARE MOVING

FLYING HIGH

The lowdown on European property

THE BREXIT EFFECT How the property market is holding up

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SUDBROOK HEATH, ANCASTER,NG32 £1,395,000 Freehold –

This magnificent Grade II Listed Country Home occupies a spectacular setting. The spacious accommodation extends to some 7,250 sq ft. and includes nine bedrooms, six bathrooms and a superb guest wing annexe. Externally the property has a splendid position and land which extends to approximately 12 acres. –

Winkworth Grantham 01476 578888 winkworth.co.uk/grantham

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– The best copper accessories to incorporate into your home

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– David King provides an overview of the European property market

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– A round up of the cosiest houses across the country

Contents N E WS 20 SALES UPDATE A look at the sales market

27 MOVE TO

Why people are making the move back to the city

28 LETTINGS UPDATE The lowdown on the lettings market

59 INTERNATIONAL How the market is faring abroad

ANALYS I S 34 PROPERTY PRICES

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The average cost of property across the country

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– Impressive properties for sale from Devon to Lincolnshire

I NTE R I O R S COPPER CRUSH The best interior products for your home

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welcome • 2017

AR E A FO CU S 42 SPOTLIGHT

A look at Nottingham and Canterbury

Q U E STI O N & AN SWE R 56 MEET THE TEAM

Get to know Winkworth’s office owners

LIVI N G TH E D R E AM 50 HOMES BY THE HEARTH A collection of the finest autumnal abodes P RO P E R T Y 06 COUNTRY SALES Properties for sale around England 30 COUNTRY LETTINGS

Properties to rent around England

Welcome to the first edition of The WM,

32 CITY LETTINGS

the new magazine from Winkworth, one of the UK’s leading estate agencies. In each edition, we’ll be bringing you the latest market news and insight, and will be showcasing some of the finest property in your area. After a tumultuous start to the year, we’ve seen markets starting to settle. Prime central London has seen positive increases in 2017 with property prices starting to level out after the post-Brexit dip. As the Asian and Chinese markets continue to capitalise on the weaker pound, we look to see these buyers maintaining these higher levels of investment. Further out of central London, we’ve seen lower transaction levels with little growth. However, this in turn has positively impacted the country market, as people who were previously worried about leaving London and missing out on the financial benefits it brings are starting to make a move. As the country market hasn’t experienced the huge price growth seen in London over the last five years, people are happy to trade their city-based property for bigger gardens and more space. Overall, the market is being underpinned by low unemployment and interest rates, meaning we should see the market continue apace. After a surge in investment pre the Stamp Duty Land Tax changes brought in last spring, we’ve seen a slight decrease in rents in prime central London. Yet the influx of young professionals moving to London after graduation has absorbed the effect this has had. I expect we’ll see a continuation of this ebbing and flowing in the market until 2019. Here at Winkworth, we’re continuing our expansion plans with new offices having already launched in Kingsbury, Milford on Sea and Cheltenham this year, with more planned before the end of 2017. We hope you enjoy this edition. If you have any comments or queries, please do get in touch with us at marketing@winkworth.com.

Property to rent in London

36 CITY SALES

Property for sale in London

60 INTERNATIONAL

Properties for sale on the continent

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– The perks of two beautiful English cities, Nottingham and Canterbury

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– Stunning properties for sale across London

Dominic Agace DOMINIC AGACE CEO Winkworth

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Deane, RG25

£675,000 FREEHOLD

3

3

2

• Double garage

This converted school building is impressive from every angle, both inside and out. It combines the old hall with the master’s cottage to provide a spacious house with striking architectural features that blend well to create a wonderfully atmospheric home. EPC: F WINKWORTH BASINGSTOKE: 01256 811730 basingstoke@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/basingstoke

Bourne End, SL8 £1,399,950 FREEHOLD

5

5

5

• Garden • Double garage • Secure gated development

This immaculately presented home of over 3,700 sq ft has been meticulously maintained by the current owner and offers very flexible living accommodation. It is peacefully located on a very private plot within a secure gated development in Bourne End. EPC: C WINKWORTH BEACONSFIELD: 01494 677978 beaconsfield@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/beaconsfield

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Chalfont Road, HP9 £1,200,000 FREEHOLD

• Garden • Off-street parking • Planning exists for driveway turntable, living alterations and garden office studio.

5

4

2

Set behind electric gates, with parking for numerous cars, this stunning property provides contemporary family accommodation over two floors. There is ample and very flexible living accommodation on ground floor level including a pool room, cinema room and gym along with an immaculate kitchen and reception with excellent access out to and views over a secluded landscaped garden. The property lies in the centre of Seer Green village, sought after for its village community, two country pubs, village store and popular primary school. Seer Green train station at 0.8 miles approx gives direct access to London via London Marylebone. EPC: D

WINKWORTH BEACONSFIELD: 01494 677978 | beaconsfield@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/beaconsfield

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Hill Brow, BN3

£1,795,000 FREEHOLD • Pool • South facing garden • Double garage

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3

3

• Gated driveway

This vast property is utterly attractive. Sharp, crisp lines boasting perfect symmetry, merge with the natural beauty of the landscaped garden outside. Set over a total of three floors, the accommodation is generous and enticing with superb views looking out over Hove. EPC: E WINKWORTH BRIGHTON AND HOVE: 01273 772175 brightonhove@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/brighton-hove

Boughton under Blean, ME13 £585,000 FREEHOLD

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2

3

• Garden • Laundry room • Previously Boutique B and B

Painted shutters, large French doors, scrubbed floorboards and windows that you can throw open are reminiscent of Provence yet in an English village. Rescued from neglect, the Linen Shed was converted into this unique and wonderfully quirky home. EPC: E WINKWORTH CANTERBURY: 01227 456645 canterbury@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/canterbury

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Joy Lane, Whitstable, CT5 £1,950,000 FREEHOLD • Beachside views • Multi-level terraces • Cinema • Garage • Garden • Summer kitchen • 4,000 sq ft

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4

3

Occupying a prominent and elevated position just a short drive or pleasant walk from the vibrant and eclectic heart of the town with its extensive beach front, this contemporary home remains just far enough to ensure that the hustle and bustle is kept at arms length. Situated in a secure and gated development of just four individual properties, this unique home has far reaching sea and coastal views. Approached via a private driveway with off-street parking and detached garage. EPC: C

WINKWORTH CANTERBURY: 01227 456645 | canterbury@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/canterbury

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Cliddesden, RG25

£840,000 FREEHOLD

High Street, SN10 4

4

2

£650,000 FREEHOLD

4

3

• One acre plot • Double garage • Four reception rooms

• Garden • Double garage • Views

This good looking four-bedroom home has a one-acre plot and a cracking village location that is ideal for the commuter with good rail and road links. There is no onward chain making a quick move a real possibility. EPC: D

Located in the heart of this popular and well served village, this is a beautifully presented and spacious Grade II Listed, thatched cottage with a large garden and extremely adaptable accommodation. EPC: EXEMPT

WINKWORTH BASINGSTOKE: 01256 811730 basingstoke@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/basingstoke

WINKWORTH DEVIZES: 01380 729777 devizes@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/devizes

Priory Lane, GL52

£385,000 FREEHOLD

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• Village location

Claypole, NG23 2

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2

£185,000 LEASEHOLD

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1

2

• Garden • Driveway

• Cul de sac location • Open-plan living dining/ kitchen room

This is a completely unique detached cottage designed by the renowned architect Ronald Green, from the Sir Hugh Casson’s Partnership. The property is situated on a quiet lane within walking distance of the centre of Bishops Cleeve. EPC: D

Exceptional second floor Penthouse situated in a select development in a sought after village. The property has quality bathroom fittings to both en suite facilities and a contemporary fitted kitchen. Stunning open countryside views can be enjoyed from the full width balcony. EPC: B

WINKWORTH CHELTENHAM: 01242 386586 cheltenham@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/cheltenham

WINKWORTH NEWARK: 01636 611666 newark@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/newark

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• Exceptional countryside views • Full width balcony • Allocated parking

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Close Lane, SN10 £785,000 FREEHOLD • Garden store • Workshop • Garage • Garden • Paddock • Orchard • 0.75 acres in all

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2

3

Home Farm is that rare find, a peaceful and mellow period house set within its own gardens and away from roads and noise. Dating from the 16th Century with later additions, this four bedroom detached property comes with a wealth of original features, including impressive flagstone flooring in the dining room, believed to date from a previous existence as a hall house. Outside there are glorious private gardens, an orchard, wild flower borders and separate paddock along with a variety of useful outbuildings and garages. EPC: EXEMPT (Grade II Listed)

WINKWORTH DEVIZES: 01380 729777 | devizes@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/devizes

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COPPER CRUSH Inject a warm glow into your home Compiled by PENDLE HARTE

GILDED CAGE

Intricate design is delicately woven into the foundation of this coffee table, which needs little else to make a statement. Carter coffee table, £399; • atkinandthyme.co.uk

TOP IT OFF

Forget accent appliances and show your passion for this metal with a copper worktop. Sebastian Cox kitchen, £POA; • devolkitchens.co.uk

MUST HAVE

LET IT FLOW

RUSTED RELIC

Age and beauty seamlessly blend in this wall sculpture that benefits from oxidation. 1980s Russian Copper wall Sculpture, £720; • fionamcdonald.com

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Sleek, modern, chic – not usual words associated with a tap, but with MEM fusing technology, function and style, it’s hard not to be impressed. Finished in Cyprum, a highly reflective fi nish produced on the basis of 18-karat fi ne gold with genuine copper, £POA; • westonebathrooms.com

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interiors • home inspiration

CLEVER CONTAINER RADIANT

EDITOR’S PICK

Th is hanging basket beautifully displays fruit, making it easier to grab those five-a-day. Copper hanging basket set, £40 • tch.net

The sleek, shiny fi nish on the bottom half of this light fi xture balances the heavy, cold look of the concrete on top. Gant concrete pendant light with copper; £699; • limelace.co.uk

ILLUMINATE INTEREST

Taken from the 1960s, the futuristic design of this Danish Copper Light fitting by Jo Hammerborg for Fog and Mourn was way ahead of its time. £850; • fionamcdonald.com

TAKE A DIP

Th is copper tub looks like an installation, but its capability to retain heat makes it fully functional. Copper bateau bath, £4,500; • catchpoleandrye.com

METAL MANIA

The quickest way to dress up a drab kitchen? Inject copper cookery. We predict more cooking and less ordering in. Copper cookware, from £60; • johnlewis.com

CLEAR AS A BELL

High-shine glamour and innovation come together to make this lamp the key feature in any room. Bell table light, £420; • tomdixon.net

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The Drift, GU10 £2,700,000

7

FREEHOLD

• Grade II Listed Farm • 38 acres land & paddock • Annex

6

4

• Triple garage • Pool & tennis court

This fine Grade II Listed country house is arranged over three floors and boasts a substantial annex, set within 38 acres and approached from a no through road via a drive. Bentley Station ½ mile (Waterloo approx. 61 mins). EPC: E WINKWORTH FARNHAM: 01252 733042 farnham@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/farnham

High Street, NG33 £575,000 FREEHOLD

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4

3

• Garden room

The Red House is an impressive detached country home, retaining much of the charm and character of its mid Victorian period (1855) which occupies an outstanding position in the heart of Ropsley, a pretty and unspoilt conservation village surrounded by open countryside. EPC: E WINKWORTH GRANTHAM: 01476 578888 grantham@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/grantham

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The Green, Dunsfold, GU8 £720,000 FREEHOLD • Lounge • Kitchen/breakfast room • Dining room • Double garage • Approx. 0.5 acre • Rural location • Character property • Ample off-street parking

3

3

2

A beautifully presented three double bedroom Grade II Listed semi-detached period cottage in the very heart of this highly sought-after village. There is fully granted planning permission to extend (WA/2016/1748). Believed to date from the 17th Century, it is a stunning blend of classic period charm and impeccable styling. Muted colours, modern kitchen, bath and shower rooms accentuate the character and charm of the property with exposed beams and timbers throughout, a beautiful brick inglenook in the sitting room and an AGA in the kitchen/ breakfast room. Large double garage and 0.5 acres create plenty of outdoor space. EPC: D

WINKWORTH GUILDFORD: 01483 339977 | guildford@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/guildford

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Hammonds Green, TN22 £750,000 FREEHOLD

3

1

1

• Study area • One acre of private gardens • Grade II Listed

A stunning and beautifully presented Grade II Listed period house with landscaped gardens extending to one acre. This impressive home is the Victorian addition to this extraordinary converted manor house and offers amazing views over the gardens and countryside. EPC: Exempt WINKWORTH LEWES: 01273 471471 lewes@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/lewes

Ravens Way, SO41 £885,000 FREEHOLD • Two balconies • Sea views • Double garage

3

1

2

• Front & rear gardens

A luxurious detached home set within an exclusive development of three properties accessed via secure electric gates. Clearwaters has strong curb appeal with a contemporary design complimented by the beautiful beachside location. EPC: C WINKWORTH MILFORD ON SEA: 01590 642641 milford@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/milford-on-sea

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Rodmell, BN7

£1,500,000 FREEHOLD • Garden • Stunning views • Double garage • Separate workshop

5

3

3

This is a stunning, architecturally designed detached five bed family home with amazing views to the South Downs. Having been beautifully refurbished to an exceptional standard, this lovely home sets a precedent and depicts modern design with easy living that simply has to be seen. Perfect for the ultimate entertaining lifestyle, there is an exceptionally well fitted bespoke 23’ open-plan kitchen/dining/sitting room and two sets of tri-fold doors bring the wonderful views and garden right into your living space. EPC: E

WINKWORTH LEWES: 01273 471471 | lewes@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/lewes

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Clifton Road, BH14

£1,100,000 FREEHOLD

Westcliff Road, BH2 4

2

4

£399,950 SHARE OF FREEHOLD

2

1

2

• Study/potential gym/cinema • Terraces

• Sea views • Sunny balcony • Extensive storage

A brand new environmentally friendly designed detached house, finished to a very high standard, arranged over three floors to include four double bedrooms, three luxury fitted bathrooms (two en suite) and an oversized garage, plus beautifully landscaped rear garden. EPC: B

An immaculately presented two bedroom, two bathroom apartment with sea views located upon the Westcliff. The property includes a balcony, modern fittings throughout, extensive storage, UPVC double glazing, and an allocated underground parking space. EPC: B

WINKWORTH POOLE: 01202 733000 poole@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/poole

WINKWORTH WESTBOURNE: 01202 767 633 westbourne@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/westbourne

Carbery Avenue, BH6

Chillandham Lane, SO21

£650,000 FREEHOLD

3

2

1

• Secure parking • Ideal holiday home • Beautifully presented

£1,250,000 FREEHOLD

4

4

2

• Front and rear gardens • Good off-street parking • Garage

• Double garage • Store • Laundry room

This beautiful detached period home is set in an enviable position in one of the area’s most popular tree lined roads close to the shops and award winning beach. EPC: E

A substantial and beautifully presented village house positioned off a quiet lane, with bright, attractive rooms throughout and large gardens. The central position within the plot offers scope for further extension if desired. EPC: D

WINKWORTH SOUTHBOURNE: 01202434365 southbourne@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/southbourne

WINKWORTH WINCHESTER: 01962 866777 winchester@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/winchester

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• WC • Dressing room to master bedroom

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Boscombe Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth, BH5 £875,000 SHARE OF FREEHOLD • Two underground parking spaces • Two balconies with sea views • Private underground storage unit • Underfloor heating • Bespoke luxury kitchen • Large lounge diner

3

1

2

An immaculately presented three double bedroom apartment with stunning panoramic sea views set within a gated development on the cliff top. The apartment offers bright, spacious contemporary living by the sea. EPC: B

WINKWORTH SOUTHBOURNE: 01202 434365 | southbourne@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/southbourne

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COUNTRY REVIEW The lowdown on the country sales market by LUCIE PEARCE

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hether buyers are looking for a cottage, an estate or a detached family home, the country offers ample opportunities for both lifestyle and investment opportunities. As with the rest of the property sector, Brexit and the General Election played a big part in how the country market fared during the first half of the year, with Petersfield - and indeed England as a whole - impacted by decisions made at Westminster. Director of Winkworth Petersfield Andrew Beecheno says activity has improved since the lead up to the General Election. “We experienced a strong end to 2016, which continued into the early months of 2017,” Beecheno said. “Activity picked up after the lead up to the General Election.” Prices in the area have remained strong, with the average cost of a detached house currently standing at £653,183.

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As Londoners capitalise on the rapid price growth experienced in the city over the last five years, many are making the move to the country, which hasn’t experienced the same level of increases. Many of these Londoners who are choosing to make the move out of the city tend to go for vibrant towns and villages, which offer the same or similar levels of amenities they have come to be accustomed to. Those who have already made the move out of London to smaller towns like these, tend to then go further out into the countryside for their ‘forever’ home purchase. Price-wise, while some adjustments have taken place, country homes are selling, with particular interest being shown in larger homes with land and good views.

BREXIT AND THE GENERAL ELECTION P L AY E D A B I G PA R T I N H O W THE COUNTRY M A R K E T FA R E D DURING THE FIRST HALF OF THE YEAR

CUCKOO LANE PE11

£650,000 Freehold – Winkworth Bourne 01778 392 807 winkworth.co.uk/bourne

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COASTAL LIVING The sales market by the sea

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s English coastal towns and villages continue to attract those looking for fresher air, a more active way of life and a stronger sense of community, the sales market has held up remarkably well. Even when taking into consideration the recent upheavals felt in the UK caused by last year’s referendum and the Stamp Duty Land Tax changes, one positive effect of Brexit has been the fact that wealthy Brits are now choosing to invest along the coast, rather than abroad. This positive outlook has been seen in places such as Bournemouth and Poole where, despite a 5.6% growth in house prices over the last 12 months, there has been a surge in buyers. Bournemouth in particular has seen an influx of first time buyers, investors, second home buyers and retiring couples making the move to the coast. “The first half of 2017 has been slower than the same period in 2016, however, a large contributing factor to this was the surge of second property purchases in the

first quarter of 2016 with buyers rushing to beat the rise in Stamp Duty charges on any additional properties,” Fergus Naylor Associate Director of Winkworth Southbourne said. However much the anticipation of the SDLT changes impacted the market, its implementation has since brought stability, which in turn has positively influenced sales. “We are now seeing buy-to-let investors and buyers looking for second homes returning to the market. Thus clearly showing that bricks and mortar still seem to be a safe, long-term investment in comparison to other investment vehicles, despite the additional costs involved,” Naylor expands. The English countryside with its rolling hills and pretty villages is just one option for buyers finding their dream country home, while stunning coastal locations remain popular for buyers looking for unique seaside culture.

ONE POSITIVE EFFECT OF BREXIT IS THE FACT THAT WEALTHY BRITS ARE NOW CHOOSING TO INVEST ALONG THE COAST, RATHER THAN ABROAD WHARNCLIFFE ROAD BH23

£2,000,000 Freehold – Winkworth Highcliffe 01425 270 055 winkworth.co.uk/highcliffe

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Ashkirk House, NG32 £650,000 FREEHOLD • Reception hallway • Galleried landing • Kitchen and utility room

5

5

3

• Vaulted garden room • Double garage

This exceptional country home is situated in an idyllic village with enviable views. Versatile accommodation extends to approximately 3,100 sq ft with five bedrooms and five reception rooms. There are formal gardens and a gated paddock approximately 1.1 acres. EPC: D WINKWORTH NEWARK: 01636 611666 newark@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/newark

Hickling Pastures, LE14 £910,000 FREEHOLD • Garage • Four stables • Mature gardens

4

2

3

• Paddock • Utility room • Home office

Set in an idyllic rural location, this detached bungalow has in the region of three acres of paddock and two acres of garden. Elevated above the Vale of Belvoir with far reaching views to the east towards Belvoir Castle. The interior has been recently upgraded. EPC: D WINKWORTH NOTTINGHAM: 0115 9814481 nottingham@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/nottingham

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Dunbar Road, Talbot Woods, BH3 £1,425,000 FREEHOLD • Open-plan kitchen living room • Circa 0.425 acres • Sunny private garden • In & Out driveway • Secluded position • Conservatory • Modern & period features

6

4

4

A beautifully appointed six bedroom, four bathroom detached residence occupying a most secluded position within the sought after Talbot Woods just a short distance away from Bournemouth town centre as well as the renowned West Hants Tennis Club. Aspects of the house have been modernised whilst retaining many of the period features. Other benefits include exceptional rear garden, in and out driveway, quiet location and a spacious feature open-plan kitchen/living room/conservatory. EPC: E

WINKWORTH WESTBOURNE: 01202 767633 | westbourne@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/westbourne

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Island Farm Lane, Steep, GU32 £2,250,000 FREEHOLD

5

4

5

• Approx. 1.984 acres • Numerous outbuildings and garaging

Within one mile from Bedales School and set in a delightful, quiet setting, a deceptively large family house with gardens and grounds of approximately two acres. EPC: D WINKWORTH PETERSFIELD: 01730 267274 petersfield@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/petersfield

Fobney Street, Reading, RG1 £650,000 LEASEHOLD • Two gated off-road parking spaces

2

2

2

• Brand new high specification kitchen with Dekton work surfaces

Located in a Grade II Listed development in Reading is this split-level loft style penthouse apartment. Finished to a high specification the apartment includes two double bedrooms, an open-plan living space, a mezzanine area, plus two gated parking spaces. EPC: C WINKWORTH READING: 01184 022300 reading@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/reading

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Hanger Hill, Weybridge, KT13 £1,995,000 FREEHOLD • Study • Utility • Double garage • Balcony • Large rear garden • Off-street parking • Private electric gates

5

2

3

An exceptional and beautifully refurbished four/five bedroom home which has retained many of its original period features. This impressive period property is arranged over three floors with large sash windows and plenty of light and is presented to a very high standard. Approached via a gated driveway, it is conveniently situated less than a mile from Weybridge town centre with all of its amenities. With the additional benefits of off-street parking, a detached double garage, a balcony that runs along the rear side of the house and a delightful mature garden with sloping lawns this is truly a superb and unique family home. EPC: E

WINKWORTH WEYBRIDGE: 01932 834661 | weybridge@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/weybridge

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Hollywood Lane, SO41 £1,400,000 FREEHOLD • Garden • Patio • Conservatory

6

5

4

• Double garage • Swimming pool • Country house

Built to exacting standards and set in delightful gardens. Set over three floors, all principal rooms face south and overlook the secluded garden. The property is at the end of a private lane a short walk from Lymington centre and marina. EPC: D WINKWORTH SWAY: 01590 683834 sway@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/sway

Monument Road, KT13 £865,000 FREEHOLD • Utility • Conservatory • Off-street parking

3

2

2

• Approx. 100ft garden

An impressive, detached three bedroom family home which has been refurbished and extended to a very high standard. The property is arranged over three floors and has a large rear garden of approximately 100ft and offstreet parking. EPC: D WINKWORTH WEYBRIDGE: 01932 834661 weybridge@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/weybridge

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MOVE TO THE CITY by NIGEL LEWIS

Did you know? Rightmove reports: Last year, most property sales in London involved flats, which were sold for an average of £518,511

Baby boomers are returning to the capital and taking back the city, leaving behind larger spaces for smaller properties close to the action

T DURAND GARDENS SW9 £1,695,000 Freehold – Winkworth Kennington 020 7587 0600 winkworth.co.uk/ kennington

here is a new trend in London’s property market that has only recently emerged. Baby-boomer empty nesters and retirees are moving back into London’s central and inner suburban districts attracted by the vibrant cultural and foodie lifestyle they bring, as well as the low-maintenance living that a modern apartment offers. Called the ‘boomerang generation’ they are returning to their former London haunts they left 30 years ago. But now they want to have fun; dine in great restaurants, hang out in hipster cafés, visit the theatre, go to concerts, walk along the Thames or amble through London’s parks, for example. “These downsizers have realised that they can sell their home counties or outer suburban homes and use the money to buy a property in London’s central or inner suburban districts, while at the same time either boosting their pensions or helping their offspring get on the property ladder,” says Winkworth CEO Dominic Agace.

Below are just four areas in London that are currently seeing interest from downsizers looking for property on a range of budgets. GREENWICH  Median price for a two-bedroom flat: £560,000 This up-and-coming area has both a fashionable, caféand-couture central area, as well as the attractions of the O2. There are also edgier areas such as Deptford Creek, plus the world-famous naval connections and architecture. Moreover, it’s only 15 minutes by train from central London.

B AT T E R S E A  Median price for a two-bedroom flat: £950,000 Battersea is the downsizers’ favourite because it’s more affordable than central London, offering everything from new homes within its former power station, to the newlyregenerated Nine Elms, and the traditional areas like Battersea Square. Chelsea and Fulham are just over the river and central London is 10 minutes away by train from Clapham Junction.

PA D D I N G TO N  Median price for a two-bedroom flat: £1 MILLION Paddington is not as expensive as the adjacent areas of Notting Hill and Marylebone, but Oxford Street and the West End are only four or five stops down the Central Line.

KENNINGTON  Median price for a two-bedroom flat: £1.2 MILLION Kennington includes riverside frontage as well as more urban areas further south into Lambeth. The Oval cricket is at its centre, and the area is a favourite with MPs; Parliament Square is just a few minutes away by bus. THE WM ∙ 2017 

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TRY BEFORE YOU BUY

Discover areas around the country and see why they’re perfectly positioned to offer appealing rental properties for tenants and landlords alike

by SABRINA NUNEZ

QUEENS ROAD RG1

£2,650 pcm – Winkworth Reading 0118 4022300 winkworth.co.uk/reading

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hether you are a first time landlord, a seasoned buy-to-let investor or tenant looking to move elsewhere, it is important to have an understanding of the lettings market around the country. Some families like to ‘try before they buy’, settling into schools and taking their time to find the perfect property before making a permanent financial investment. Indeed, this period off the property ladder also enables movers to save money that would have gone towards paying off a heftier mortgage elsewhere. The North East of England currently offers tenants the lowest rental charges at an average of £526 per month, with tenants in the South East paying the highest outside of greater London, at £1,025 per month. As overall rental price inflation has grown 1.1% year on year, the first increases seen in three months, we take a look at how some of the key spots around England are faring. Combining bustling town life and Michelin-starred dining with beautiful gardens, Bournemouth is the perfect seaside escape. Fergus Naylor, Associate Director at Winkworth Southbourne says the demand for rental properties is on the increase in the Bournemouth and Poole areas, which has resulted in rental prices creeping up. “We are also finding some landlords with

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Did you know? With an average of 7.7 hours of sunshine a day for Bournemouth, it’s no wonder that much of its diversion comes from indulging in summertime favourites. The city’s tourism site reports that a busy weekend at this seaside town sees an average of 3,000 deckchairs hired out and around 30,000 ice creams sold.

HIGH ROAD NG31

£875 pcm – Winkworth Grantham 01476 578 888 winkworth.co.uk/grantham

investment properties beginning to sell their property portfolios due to the tax changes surrounding the private rented sector,” Naylor says. “This is likely to result in even less choice for tenants, which may cause rents to increase further.” Naylor says that despite the additional Stamp Duty Land Tax putting off many would-be landlords, there is no reason to turn away from investing in property; “There are still many landlords and investors who realise that bricks and mortar are still the safest long term investment, and this is likely to remain the case.” Indeed, as the country market hasn’t experienced the rapid price growth that the capital has over the last five years, landlords are able to recoup larger yields for lower outlay, which is key for some landlords with smaller portfolios post the SDLT changes brought in last year. As tenant demand for property increases along the coast, a similar situation plays out in our market towns and cities. Reading continues to be a favourable destination for businesses with major names in manufacturing, insurance and retail setting up in the area. Reading’s rental yields are approximately 5% for town centre apartments and potentially the same for terraced houses on the outskirts of the town, with the planned implementation of Crossrail in winter 2019 also set to boost demand.

“We anticipate continued demand from good quality tenants, particularly with the development of high quality office space around the town and an influx of companies setting up or expanding offices,” James Hathaway Director of Winkworth Reading says. “One example of such a business is SSE’s new headquarters in Forbury Place next to Reading railway station.” Further North, Grantham is brimming with attractive and affordable properties. Current rental yields range from 3.9-4.9%, depending on property size and location, providing landlords with more incentive to invest. Director of Winkworth Grantham Adam Lascelles expects the market in Grantham to remain stable with a surge towards the end of the year; “During the start of 2017 the market was still increasing, however since the economic uncertainty, property prices remain relatively static which in turn makes property prices more competitive.”

RUSHMERE ROAD BH6 £1,400 pcm – Winkworth Southbourne 01202 434365 winkworth.co.uk/ southbourne

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Shere, GU5

£277 PER WEEK

West Amesbury, SP4

FEES APPLY, SEE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS

• Rural • Detached • Parking

1

2

1

£577 PER WEEK

FEES APPLY, SEE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS

• Kitchen/breakfast room • Office • Boot room

• Garden • Furnished or unfurnished

4

2

• Garage • Unfurnished

A superb ground floor apartment with private garden. Beautiful kitchen breakfast room with double doors opening up onto the private patio area and rear garden. Located close to the Shere Village and only a short drive to Guildford town centre. EPC: D

A charming cottage at the head of the Woodford Valley. Accommodation comprising four bedrooms, two bathrooms, two reception rooms, kitchen breakfast room, boot room and an office.  Enclosed gardens with a large terrace, garage and electric gates. EPC: E

WINKWORTH GUILDFORD: 01483 339977 guildford@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/guildford

WINKWORTH SALISBURY: 01722 443000 salisbury@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/salisbury

Birthorpe Road, NG34

£230 PER WEEK

FEES APPLY, SEE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS

• Cloakroom • Utility room • Galleried landing

Post Office Road, BH1 5

4

2

• Parking and double garage • Unfurnished

£253 PER WEEK

• Double balcony • Furnished • Town centre location

FEES APPLY, SEE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS

2

1

Situated on the 3rd floor of this impressive newly converted town centre development, the property benefits from modern and contemporary décor and a double balcony. Accommodation comprises open plan living room, integrated kitchen, two double bedrooms and two bathrooms. EPC: C

WINKWORTH SLEAFORD: 01529 303377 sleaford@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/sleaford

WINKWORTH WESTBOURNE: 01202 767633 westbourne@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/westbourne

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• Great views over town • Two double bedrooms • En suite to master

Individually designed and built stone family home. Constructed for the current owners to a high specification and enjoying a non-estate pretty village location. Plenty of private parking and a great sized rear garden. Built in kitchen appliances. EPC: D

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Kingsclere, RG20 £368 PER WEEK • Garden • Parking space • Grade II Listed

FEES APPLY, SEE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS

3

2

1

• Unfurnished

This is a charming pet friendly cottage, which is full to the brim with character. It also has a wonderful garden that stretches down to a pretty brook and is set in a popular village with a variety of shops, pubs and amenities. EPC: LISTED WINKWORTH BASINGSTOKE: 01256 811730 basingstoke@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/basingstoke

The Mount, RG4 £485 PER WEEK

FEES APPLY, SEE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS

• Gated development • Established, communal grounds

2

1

2

• Private patio/garden • Allocated, gated parking • Furnished

A superbly presented two-bedroom ground-floor apartment set in elevated parkland, within walking distance of Reading centre and Station. Accommodation comprises; an open-plan reception room, designer kitchen, two bedrooms, plus a private patio/garden and a gated parking space. EPC: C WINKWORTH READING: 01184 022300 reading@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/reading

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Weston Park, N8

£1,250 PER WEEK

St. James’s Gardens, W11

FEES APPLY, SEE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS

• Conservatory • Utility room • Off-street parking

5

2

3

£1,500 PER WEEK

FEES APPLY, SEE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS

• Private garden • Integrated audio system • Access to communal gardens

• Unfurnished

2

1

2

• Furnished

This stunning period family home is conveniently located within 500 yards from Crouch End’s vibrant Broadway. Features include four/ five bedrooms, two beautiful reception rooms, conservatory, luxury fitted kitchen, three luxury bathroom suites and a 47’ rear garden. EPC: F

This beautifully presented two double bedroom maisonette recently refurbished to an extremely high specification with acute attention to detail with both levels leading directly out to the private garden as well as use of the communal gardens of St James Square. EPC: C

WINKWORTH CROUCH END: 020 8342 9999 crouchend@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/crouch-end

WINKWORTH NOTTING HILL: 020 7727 3227 nottinghill@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/notting-hill

Kensington Place, W8 £1,500 PER WEEK

FEES APPLY, SEE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS

Whitehall, SW1 3

1

3

£1,900 PER WEEK

FEES APPLY, SEE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS

3

1

• Patio • Two terraces • Unfurnished

• Utility room • Unfurnished

Refurbished to a high specification is this unfurnished, three bedroom, three bathroom terraced town house with modern fixtures and fittings, wooden floors throughout and access to two private terraces and patio. EPC: C

A three bedroom three bathroom duplex penthouse with rooftop views, atop an impressive Victorian building set in an iconic and world famous location that gives excellent access to the West End and to the Ministerial, Government and Diplomatic sectors. EPC: D

WINKWORTH KENSINGTON: 020 7727 1500 kensington@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/kensington

WINKWORTH WEST END: 020 7240 3322 westend@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/west-end

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Egerton Crescent, SW3 £12,950 PER WEEK

FEES APPLY, SEE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS

6

5

7

• Residents parking • Garage • Furnished Presenting an extremely handsome white stucco, terraced house. This property boasts six elegantly presented bedrooms and five spacious reception rooms, finished to an exacting standard. It is situated in London’s most desired location and benefits from communal and private gardens. EPC: C WINKWORTH KNIGHTSBRIDGE: 020 7589 6616 knightsbridge@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/knightsbridge

Studdridge Street, SW6 £2,300 PER WEEK

FEES APPLY, SEE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS

6

4

4

• South facing garden • Wine cellar • Unfurnished

An immaculate house arranged over four floors that has been renovated to an exceptional standard creating a superb family home with well planned storage space. The property is located on Studdridge Street, part of the prestigious Peterborough Estate in Parsons Green. EPC: C WINKWORTH FULHAM & PARSONS GREEN: 020 7731 3388 fulham@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/fulham-parsons-green

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AV E R AG E SOLD PROPERTY PRICES IN THE UK* We take a look at the average prices property is selling at around the UK, as well as the annual percentage change.

Causeway Coast & Glens

£127,081

Causeway Coast & Glens saw a 3.58% increase in the percentage annual change.

Liverpool

£123,117

+3.58%**

Detached houses sold for an average of £235,258 with flats and maisonettes costing an average of £101,669.

Powys

£172,393

Detached houses sold for an average of £228,806, with flats and maisonettes costing an average of £80,053.

Poole

£299,734

Detached houses sold for an average of £459,098 with flats and maisonettes costing an average of £198,899.

Cornwall

£214,215

Detached houses sold for an average of £307,964, with flats and maisonettes costing an average of £131,418.

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Perth & Kinros

£182,254

Detached houses sold for an average of £268,653, with flats and maisonettes costing an average of £101,698.

Carlisle

£131,970

+7.59%**

Detached houses sold for an average of £219,060 with flats and maisonettes costing an average of £80,030.

Harrogate

£277,067

Detached houses sold for an average of £444,410, with flats and maisonettes costing an average of £176,966.

South Oxfordshire

£403,018

+2.07%**

Detached houses sold for an average of £645,322, with flats and maisonettes costing an average of £240,552.

+2.11%** North Norfolk

£230,951

+3.55%**

Detached houses sold for an average of £314,270 with flats and maisonettes costing an average of £133,827.

+3.91%**

+4.22%**

Kensington & Chelsea

£1,501,966

Detached houses sold for an average of £3,851,412, with flats and maisonettes costing an average of £1,320,281.

+5.08%**

+17.09% ** *BY LOCAL AUTHORITY. SOURCE: LAND REGISTRY UK HOUSE PRICE INDEX MAY 2017

+5.7%

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**ANNUAL CHANGE FROM AUGUST 2016 TO MAY 2017

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Mayfield Road, N8 £1,600,000 FREEHOLD

5

2

2

• Garden studio

Winkworth are delighted to offer for sale this truly superb five bedroom period family home which offers bright and airy accommodation throughout and boasts a beautiful studio in the Landscaped rear garden. EPC: D

WINKWORTH CROUCH END: 020 8342 9999 crouchend@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/crouch-end

Hazelwood Close, W5 £2,395,000 FREEHOLD • Four bedrooms • Three bathrooms • Two reception rooms

4

2

3

• Study • Utility room • Dressing room

Remarkable brand new detached house blending modern styling with classical touches. Offering flexible accommodation including four bedrooms, three bathrooms, an open plan kitchen / living area, formal reception, study and utility room. EPC: B WINKWORTH EALING & ACTON: 020 8896 0123 ealing@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/ealing

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Cresswell Gardens, SW5 £3,500,000 SHARE OF FREEHOLD • Two reception rooms • Kitchen • Three bedrooms • Three bathrooms • Two patios • Direct access to communal gardens

3

2

3

An exceptional three bedroom maisonette presented in immaculate order throughout. Of particular mention is the entertaining space that includes a large kitchen, dining room and a stunning reception room. The hardwood Parquet flooring, high ceilings and volume give the room a certain elegance. A large bay window with French doors provides an abundance of light into this ideal entertaining space and direct access to the impressive outside areas. A large patio garden with views of St Mary the Bolton’s Church. In addition is the master bedroom that has access to two patios, a large dressing room and an en-suite bathroom. EPC: D

WINKWORTH SOUTH KENSINGTON: 020 7373 5052 | southkensington@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/south-kensington

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Castelnau, SW13 £4,550,000 FREEHOLD • Large basement • 30’ kitchen breakfast room • Roof terrace

6

3

3

• Gated drive • Off-street parking

Detached Victorian six bedroom family house, tastefully extended and refurbished on the prestigious Castelnau with gated off-street parking. The house provides well balanced and flexible accommodation creating an exceptional property for family living and entertaining. EPC: E WINKWORTH BARNES: 020 8255 0088 barnes@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/barnes

Foxes Dale, SE3

£2,250,000 LEASEHOLD • 100ft garden • Garage • Utility room

4

3

3

• Prestigious private estate

This gorgeous modern four bedroom house sets a new standard of excellence with its open back design through triple 30ft sliding rear glass doors. Arranged over three floors and spanning 2,400 sq ft, this impressive home is located on one of Blackheath’s premier roads. EPC: D WINKWORTH BLACKHEATH: 020 8852 0999 blackheath@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/blackheath

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Banstead Road, SM7 £1,399,950 FREEHOLD

• 100 ft garden • 26’9 x 22’ kitchen • Games room 13’ x 10’1 • Backs onto Cuddington Golf Course

4

4

3

This truly exceptional detached home of just over 3,500 square feet really does tick all the boxes. Having been painstakingly refurbished to an incredible standard, the property now combines superb family accommodation with a much sought after location, backing directly onto Cuddington Golf Course and offering views over London. The centrepiece of this home has to be the wonderful bespoke, handmade kitchen with Schuco bi-folding doors opening onto a large raised terrace and amazing garden, creating an ideal space for entertaining both family and friends. EPC: E

WINKWORTH CHEAM: 020 8770 7766 | cheam@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/cheam

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Glenesk Road, SE9

£1,500,000 FREEHOLD • Garage • Utility room • Summerhouse

Silver Crescent, W4 5

3

5

£1,200,000 FREEHOLD • Period House • Kitchen/breakfast room • Utility room

• Off street parking • 4,405 sq ft

4 • Cloakroom • Front garden • Rear garden

WINKWORTH CHISLEHURST: 020 8285 5099 chislehurst@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/chislehurst

WINKWORTH CHISWICK: 020 8994 7096 chiswick@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/chiswick

Woodfield Road, W5

Romola Road, SE24

• Seven bedrooms • Cloakroom • Utility room

7

4

• West facing garden • Secluded patio • Garage at rear

2

£575,000 SHARE OF FREEHOLD • Garden • Ground floor • Utility room

2

1

This charming two double bedroom Victorian conversion flat in Herne Hill has been recently refurbished throughout and offers a great living space with a bright, L-shaped open plan kitchen reception leading to a lovely, landscaped garden. EPC: D

WINKWORTH EALING & ACTON: 020 8896 0123 ealing@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/ealing

WINKWORTH HERNE HILL: 020 7501 8950 hernehill@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/herne-hill

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• Kitchen reception diner • Two bedrooms

Architecturally striking three storey detached house set back from the road and approached through a gated, large front garden. There are original features in abundance inside this spacious house, with many hallmarks typical of the period. EPC: E

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Contemporary designed and sympathetically renovated, this outstanding four bedroom extended end-of-terrace period home with a west facing garden is located just off Chiswick High Road. EPC: D

A stunning five/six bedroom double fronted house with 4,405 sq ft of accommodation (just £341 per sq ft) that has been built and designed by the current owners to an excellent specification and located in the popular Eltham Park. EPC: B

£2,850,000 FREEHOLD

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Hofland Road, W14 £1,350,000 FREEHOLD • Kitchen/dining area • Garden

2

1

1

A rarely available cottage on this most sought after street in the heart of Brook Green. Offered in good order throughout and with planning permission to further extend the property, which would create a larger ground floor, along with four bedrooms and two bathrooms. Hofland Road is a most attractive residential street, moments from some excellent pubs and restaurants. A further range of amenities are on offer at Westfield London and in Hammersmith, whilst the closest stations are Shepherds Bush, Kensington Olympia and Hammersmith. EPC: D

WINKWORTH HAMMERSMITH: 020 7371 4466 | hammersmith@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/hammersmith

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Spotlight on

Nottingham & Canterbury

The lush forests, impressive fortresses and romantic river roads have been inspiring literary, scientific and creative minds for centuries in these culturally vibrant cities ideal for students and families

by SABRINA NUNEZ

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 NOTTINGHAM

NOOKS & CRANNIES

The City of Caves is a network of over 500 sandstone caves beneath the streets of the city dating back to the dark ages.

ROBIN HOOD

Early accounts of the controversial outlaw who stole from the rich to help the poor say he was born in the 12th century.

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istoric haunts and beautiful nature make up the picturesque city of Nottingham. Teeming with charming antiquity are must-sees like Nottingham Castle, the City of Caves, Rufford Abbey Country Park, Clumber Park, the Trent Bridge Cricket Ground and the Nottingham Arboretum, which is the city’s oldest public park. Fans of fables should also pay a visit to the 450-acre Sherwood Forest Country Park, the stomping ground of Robin Hood. Also deeply embedded in Nottingham’s history is the world famous Goose Fair taking place from 4th-8th October on the Forest Recreation Ground. Attracting visitors for over 720 years, the Goose Fair comprises rides, food and entertainment suitable for the entire family. During November the grounds play host to the annual Bonfire Night celebrations, while the German Market follows during the Christmas season at the Old Market Square. Most notably, the region has given way to massive contributions across various fields, with the inventions of the MRI scanner, ibuprofen, Raleigh Bicycles and British staple HP sauce. With regular train services to London St Pancras, the M1 motorway to the west of the city, and the East Midlands Airport 15 miles away, Nottingham is perfectly positioned for travel. The city itself claims the largest public bus network in the UK and has a growing Tram Network. Nottingham offers a diverse range of property. From central city living in modern apartments, to substantial family houses overlooking golf courses, there is something to suit every budget.

— WINKWORTH NOTTINGHAM 0115 981 4481

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T H E C I T Y M A D E FA M O U S B Y C H A U C E R HOSTS THE MASSIVE CANTERBURY F E S T I VA L , A N A N N U A L C E L E B R AT I O N O F T H E A R T S TA K I N G P L A C E F R O M 14 OCTOBER - 4 NOVEMBER

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 CANTERBURY

t’s hard to think of Canterbury without flashbacks to literature courses spent pouring over Chaucer’s iconic Canterbury Tales. The enduring popularity of the epic recounting of a pilgrimage through the narratives of various characters has led many to the majestic Canterbury Cathedral, one of the oldest Christian churches in England. The city also hosts the massive Canterbury Festival, an annual celebration of the arts taking place from 14th October – 4th November. Prior to this, Canterbury will host the Food & Drink festival at Dane John Park from 22nd-24th September. Dane John is one of many small, hidden gardens dotted around the city, serving as a reprieve for workers looking to escape the confines of office spaces. Another popular outdoor activity is punting along the river and while the distance covered is short, it’s a unique way of seeing Canterbury and taking advantage of its beautiful scenery. Canterbury is also a popular location for fans of cricket, with the Spitfire Ground drawing in spectators from near and far. Alternatively, theatre is important in the region with big-ticket shows like Mamma Mia and the forthcoming War Horse holding residency at the recently refurbished Marlowe Theatre. For a more unconventional offering, the Gulbenkian theatre

at the University of Kent is a favourite for students and the public looking to experience interesting performances. With several universities around the city, the area’s eateries provide cuisine from every inch of the globe. The student population plays a large role in property with a high proportion of student lets mixed in with the high end properties available for commuters. The area surrounding the railway station Canterbury West is popular for those who love the city, but work in London, which is an hour away by high-speed train. — WINKWORTH CANTERBURY 01227 456645

CONCLUSION Coming from the land that provided literary masterpieces from Shakespeare and Dickens, it’s no wonder that the medieval period has been a massive source of stories with characters that remain widely studied and used for entertainment today. Each city has continued to celebrate its rich cultural offerings by hosting festivals and markets heavily influenced by tradition and the arts, while still providing locals and visitors with modern attractions.

PUNTING GROUNDS

The River Stour attracts locals and visitors with punting tours.

FAIRY TALE LAND

Chaucer’s collection of stories was written in the 14th century.

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Dukes Avenue, N3 £1,500,000 FREEHOLD • Double fronted • Four bedrooms • Front driveway

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• Landscaped rear garden • Purpose built gymnasium

A beautifully presented, well maintained double fronted semi-detached family home set in a prime turning. The property comprises of delightful hallway, through-lounge, modern fully fitted kitchen/breakfast room, wet room, master bedroom, and three further bedrooms. EPC: D WINKWORTH FINCHLEY: 020 8349 3388 finchley@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/finchley

Waldemar Avenue, SW6 £2,000,000 FREEHOLD

5

3

3

• Garden • Terrace

An impressive five/six bedroom house located on the tree lined Waldemar Avenue. The accommodation is arranged over four floors. The ground floor consists of a double fronted reception room with a separate eat-in kitchen opening onto a well-maintained garden. EPC: D WINKWORTH FULHAM & PARSONS GREEN: 020 7731 3388 fulham@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/fulham-parsons-green

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Durand Garden, SW9 £2,799,950 FREEHOLD • Coach house • Self-Contained flat • Conservatory • Garage • Garden • Off Street parking

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5

4

A once in a lifetime opportunity to acquire a rare house on Durand Gardens, encompassing everything one aspires to own. This seven bedroom house has a self-contained flat, a coach house connecting to a garage and a large private garden. Durand Gardens is situated within the Stockwell Conservation Area and located just off Clapham Road. The square is filled with an abundance of lovely period houses and a truly unique and charming woodland garden, which is owned and maintained by Durand Gardens’ Residents. Local amenities include a sports gym and swimming pool on Liberty Street. EPC: E

WINKWORTH KENNINGTON: 020 7587 0600 | kennington@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/kennington

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Dunstan Road, NW11 £2,250,000 FREEHOLD • Study • Utility room • 60ft rear garden

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3

4

• Off street parking for one car

A truly magnificent 3,000 sq ft, five bedroom, semi-detached family house of excellent proportions. Dunstan Road is located within ¼ mile of Golders Green and within close proximity of Hampstead. The Hampstead Heath Extension is also extremely close by. EPC: C WINKWORTH GOLDERS GREEN: 020 8458 8313 goldersgreen@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/golders-green

Netherwood Road, W14 £895,000 SHARE OF FREEHOLD

2

1

2

• Open-plan kitchen • Utility room • Garden

A stunning, newly refurbished garden flat set within a mid-terrace Victorian house. The property is located mid-way along Netherwood Road, ideal for the numerous amenities and transport connections on offer in Brook Green, Shepherds Bush and Hammersmith. EPC: D WINKWORTH HAMMERSMITH: 020 7371 4466 hammersmith@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/hammersmith

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Herbert Gardens, NW10 £1,675,000 FREEHOLD

• Off-street parking • South facing garden • Cantilevered rear extension • Garden oven • Master suite with walk in wardrobe

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3

3

This stunning property has been meticulously designed by the current owners to juxtapose family life with a grand designs level of finishing. Every part of this home oozes character and quality with no expense being spared. Accommodation is arranged over three floors measuring over 2,240 sq ft. EPC: F

WINKWORTH KENSAL RISE & QUEEN’S PARK: 020 8960 4947 | kensalrise@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/kensal-queens-park

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Boycroft Avenue, NW9

Kensington High Street, W8

£2,790,000 LEASEHOLD • Entrance hall with cloakroom • Kitchen/breakfast room • Reception room

3

1

2

O.I.EO.

£760,000 FREEHOLD

• Sought after location • Fully fitted german kitchen • Utility area

• Two balconies • En suite shower room

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1

• Rear garden • Off-street parking • Chain free

A penthouse duplex with extraordinary views over Holland Park situated on the sixth and seventh floors (with lifts) and set quietly to the rear of a well maintained portered block. EPC: E

A superb opportunity to purchase a vastly extended and completely refurbished six bedroom four bathroom corner positioned end of terrace family home of approx 2,000 sq ft. This truly exceptional property has been renovated to the highest possible standard. EPC: C

WINKWORTH KENSINGTON: 020 7727 1500 kensington@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/kensington

WINKWORTH KINGSBURY: 020 8204 0000 kingsbury@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/kingsbury

Retreat Road, TW9

£2,200,000 LEASEHOLD with Share of Freehold

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Streatham Common North, SW16 3

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3

£549,950

LEASEHOLD

2

1

1

• Balcony • Off-street parking • Fireplace

• Private garden • Off-street parking • No chain

A luxury three bedroom apartment just off Richmond Green, the property consists of a large open plan kitchen dining room; a separate reception room with a fireplace. Three bedrooms and three bathrooms, with off street parking and a balcony. EPC: B

This spacious two double bedroom conversion flat has been beautifully refurbished and is located in an enviable position, within a handsome semidetached Victorian house set back from Streatham Common (North side). EPC: C

WINKWORTH RICHMOND: 020 8940 9986 richmond@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/richmond

WINKWORTH STREATHAM: 020 8769 6699 streatham@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/streatham

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Ormiston Grove, W12 £1,900,000 FREEHOLD • Garden • Converted basement • Utility room • Kitchen / dining room

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2

3

This remarkable house is pouring with charm and offers the space to match with over 2,750 sq ft and a glorious garden of almost 80ft. Extended to the rear, side return and into the loft as well as the basement being fully developed, this property offers extremely well balanced accommodation over four floors, offering all a family would need. With five bedrooms, three bathrooms, a converted basement with utility room and a reception/play room, a beautiful double reception room with original fireplaces and ornate cornicing, a frankly huge kitchen / dining family room with bespoke kitchen and concertina doors accessing the garden. All of which is presented in great taste and very good order. EPC: D

WINKWORTH SHEPHERDS BUSH: 020 8735 3266 | shepherdsbush@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/shepherds-bush

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HOMES BY THE HEARTH

Some of the cosiest homes on the market that make for the perfect autumn move Did you know? NEWTON ST CYRES EX5 • £295,000

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There is a hidden chimney on Tower Bridge that connects to an old fireplace of a guardroom in the Tower of London

quintessential Grade II Listed cob and thatch ‘chocolate box’ cottage with private gardens that extend to approximately 1/3 of an acre. The property is presented in excellent order; a particular feature of the property is the original exposed oak beams in most of the rooms, with timber studwork wall between two of the rooms and elm window seats. The sitting room is worthy of particular note, as an excellent sized room with dual aspect windows to front and side, with attractive window seats and charming views over the garden.

— WINKWORTH EXETER

01392 271177 winkworth.co.uk/exeter

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LONDON LIVING

B E LV O I R C O T TA G E

Curl up by the firesides in these stunning city homes as the long nights draw in

PE10 • £525,000

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delightful stone-built fivebedroom home located in a peaceful semi-rural location with views across open countryside. Originally an old dairy, the house retains much of its character with thick stone walls, beamed ceilings, feature fireplaces with wood-burning stoves and solid oak latch doors. The bespoke kitchen and bathrooms have all been fitted with the very best quality fitments, including Corian and solid wood worktops, freestanding AGA and a large centre island with breakfast bar. Hawthope is a picturesque hamlet eight miles from Bourne. — WINKWORTH BOURNE

H O WA R D S L A N E SW15 • £5,500,000 ­—

Situated in the heart of West Putney, this beautiful home has been superbly maintained and is presented to a very high standard. WINKWORTH PUTNEY

020 8788 9295, winkworth.co.uk/putney

01778 392807 winkworth.co.uk/bourne

CLAREMONT SQUARE N1 • £1,250,000 ­—

Set in a Georgian property, this stunning twobedroom maisonette strikes a tasteful balance between immaculate interior design and original period features. WINKWORTH ISLINGTON

020 7354 2480, winkworth.co.uk/Islington

FLEXFORD LANE SO41 • £1,295,000

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traditional, six-bedroom farmhouse with approximately 4.3 acres of land within the New Forest national park. Bridge Farm is set in an idyllic location with gardens, paddocks and fields bordered by the Avon Water River. This lovely Victorian house has been extensively renovated in

recent years, and enjoys easy access to Lymington. At the front of the property there is a large brick-built building with potential to convert into a double garage and store. The field to the south of the house contains a pole barn, an octagonal building used as a field shelter, a pig pen and sty and a large chicken coop. — WINKWORTH SWAY 01590 683834

winkworth.co.uk/sway

ST RA F F O R D R OA D EN5 • £950,000 ­—

Set in an enviable location and beautifully decorated, we’re sure you’ll be impressed by this link-detached home, with its particularly stunning fireplaces and a roof terrace. WINKWORTH BARNET

020 8447 5656, winkworth.co.uk/barnet

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Elfort Road, N5

£1,350,000 FREEHOLD

4

2

2

• Double fronted house • Large garden • Very good condition

A rare opportunity to acquire a double fronted Victorian house in one of Highbury’s most sought-after streets. The property has been beautifully finished by the current owners with contemporary bespoke fittings, offering the perfect blend of period charm and modern design. EPC: E WINKWORTH HIGHBURY: 020 7989 7000 highbury@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/highbury

Chimes Avenue, N13 £650,000 FREEHOLD

3

2

1

• Front and rear gardens

A stunning three bedroom period house located approximately half a mile to Palmers Green BR station. The property has been sympathetically renovated throughout and features beautiful corniced ceilings, commissioned stained glass windows and character fireplaces. EPC: F WINKWORTH PALMERS GREEN: 020 8920 9900 palmersgreen@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/palmers-green

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Lexham Gardens, W8

£2,895,000 SHARE OF FREEHOLD • Entrance hall and grand reception room • Kitchen • Principal bedroom with dressing area and en suite • Two further bedrooms • Shower room • Laundry room/bathroom • Large landscaped garden • Porterage

3

1

2

A grand and spacious garden flat situated on the raised ground floor of a portered period building. The apartment has high ceilings and an impressive drawing room which leads to a very large and private landscaped south facing garden. There is a well-equipped separate kitchen. The principal bedroom has a dressing area and en suite bathroom. There are two further bedrooms, a shower room and a laundry room that could be converted back to a further en suite bathroom. EPC: D

WINKWORTH KENSINGTON: 020 7727 1500 | kensington@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/kensington

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Hazlewell Road, SW15 £999,950 SHARE OF FREEHOLD

3

1

2

• Open-plan kitchen • Orangery style dining area • Garden

A superb period conversion three-bedroom garden apartment in this most desirable enclave situated in the heart of West Putney. This apartment is presented to an interior design finish with direct access via French doors to the splendid 50ft rear garden. EPC: D WINKWORTH PUTNEY: 020 8788 9295 putney@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/putney

Valetta Road, W12 £1,190,000 FREEHOLD • Garden • Kitchen • Dining room

4

1

2

• Period features

This superb period property has been the subject of full and meticulous refurbishment. Light, spacious and fully extended, this fantastic family home is located in an enviable location on an attractive road in close proximity to Wendell Park and the hip Askew Road. EPC: D WINKWORTH SHEPHERDS BUSH: 020 8735 3266 shepherdsbush@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/shepherds-bush

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Chepstow Place, W2 £4,975,000 FREEHOLD • Family house • Extensive living space • Four bedrooms • Garden • Patio • Utility room • Study

4

3

4

An exquisitely designed family home, effortlessly blending period elegance with a cool, contemporary style. Extensive living space occupies the ground and lower ground floors, one opening to a patio, the other to the garden and above are four bedrooms, three being en suite, and a master with his and hers bathrooms. A well configured, beautifully designed house in an impressive and convenient Notting Hill spot. EPC: E

WINKWORTH NOTTING HILL: 020 7727 3227 | nottinghill@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/notting-hill

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One seasoned director and a fresher face from the Winkworth family

Q&A

BEING A LOCAL WITH N AT I O N A L B R A N D BACKING, IT TRUMPS THE COMPETITION

Chris COLLINGE — DIRECTOR

Winkworth Sway and Milford on Sea 01590 683834 winkworth.co.uk/sway

How long have you worked at Winkworth? My wife and I opened Winkworth Sway in January 2015. What did you do before working for Winkworth? I worked for another independent estate agent. Why did you choose Winkworth? We looked at a few different options, but after going to London, meeting everyone at Head Office, and seeing the marketing material and support we would receive, it made the decision easy. What’s the best part of working at Winkworth? It has to be the brand and the strength it gives you when valuing properties. I work in an area with mainly local independent agents, being a local myself with national brand backing, it trumps the competition.

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Most memorable experience? When my wife and I opened our second branch in Milford on Sea, we had a great sense of achievement. How have things in the business changed since you began? The internet has hugely impacted the business! When I first started, you opened the door in the morning with your hot box and cool box and waited for the applicants to walk in, then sat down together and got to know them and what they were looking for before taking them out in your car to see multiple properties. Now, people mainly use emails or phone calls to make an appointment and you meet for the first time outside the property. The best market and toughest market? I haven’t really seen a tough market, probably because I have only worked in and around the New Forest and coastal areas. The demand always seems to outweigh supply, so we can normally get most things sold if they are priced correctly. Why did you choose to operate in your area? I’ve lived in Sway most of my life, working in and around it for about twenty years, so it was a no-brainer for me. How do you work with other branches in the network? I work incredibly well with Simon and Mike at Highcliffe. We enjoy a very good, profitable relationship, which has been further cemented with the opening of the Milford on Sea office.

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Christopher BAKER — DIRECTOR

Winkworth Bath and Exeter 01225 829000 winkworth.co.uk/bath

How long have you worked at Winkworth? For eight years.
 What did you do before working at Winkworth? On leaving school, I undertook an apprenticeship with a firm of chartered accountants. After many misspent years, I turned to my passion: property, and haven’t looked back since. Well, except in 2008-9! What made you become an estate agent? Initially it was the promise of fortune, however after sharp realisation, I discovered that I enjoyed the blend of targets, rewards and sense of achievement.
 Why did you choose Winkworth? When making the decision to start my own business, I investigated the pros and cons of being an independent agent, versus the support and credibility of joining a franchise. Winkworth were, without doubt, the market-leading franchise operation.


What is the best part of working at Winkworth? I am under no illusion that I wouldn’t have the business I do today without the clout of the Winkworth brand behind me.
 What’s your most memorable experience? There have been quite a few that I’m not sure I can repeat, but on a professional level, banking my first ever sales commission was a big one. Another memory that stands out is when I banked a sales commission that was nearly twenty times bigger than my starting annual salary as an accountant!
 How have things in the property market changed? Transaction levels have fallen and commission rates have been under attack, but this has been off-set by rising house prices. Lettings have continued to grow, with the only real bump in the road being the imminent attack on tenant fees.
 The best market and toughest market? The best market that I have ever worked in was between 2005 to 2007, they were crazy times. 2008 to 2009 was a historically tough period, but I think the last few years of government policy has been equally hard, albeit a more prolonged one.
 Why did you choose to operate in your area? My strong market knowledge was offset by business risk.


I BANKED A SALES C O M M I S S I O N T H AT WA S N E A R LY T W E N T Y TIMES BIGGER THAN MY ANNUAL SALARY

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Fournier Street, E1 £2,750,000

3

FREEHOLD

• Pool • Exceptionally bright accomodation

2

3

• Immaculate condition

This beautiful, well designed townhouse is located on the highly soughtafter Fournier Street, situated in the ever popular historic Spitalfields area. It is surrounded by excellent amenities and benefits from being just a short distance from the tube and rail network. EPC: C WINKWORTH SHOREDITCH: 020 7749 7650 shoreditch@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/shoreditch

Draycott Avenue, SW3 £3,200,000 SHARE OF FREEHOLD • Balcony • High ceilings • Resident porter

2

1

2

• Lift

This stunning lateral apartment is situated moments from the world famous Sloane square. The apartment boasts traditional and contemporary styles, executed to an exacting level of finish. The building itself is a purpose built redbrick Victorian mansion with elevator. EPC: C WINKWORTH KNIGHTSBRIDGE: 020 7589 6616 knightsbridge@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/knightsbridge

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European properties are evidently continuing to attract British buyers with over two million citizens living abroad, yet it’s not just the Brits who are investing. As well as providing a retreat for those on the continent, the ease in which people can travel around keeps the market active. “We are not just selling to the UK market, we’re selling French and Portuguese properties to the French, and Italian properties to the Swiss,” King says. “When you’re in mainland Europe with a second home, either in your own country or abroad, the transit and connectivity makes the idea of owning a second home more inviting because it’s so accessible.” Buyers with job flexibility are the major players in this market, where the ability to craft their own schedules and work on location enable them to take advantage of these second residences, especially when they can take more than the standard two week holiday abroad. With properties in Switzerland and France remaining popular and strong markets being seen in Spain and Portugal, the ongoing Brexit negotiations aren’t dampening buyer interest in Europe.

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PREPARE FOR TAKE OFF David King tells us what’s happening with the European property market in 2017

DAVID KING

MRICS Head of International 020 7870 7181 winkworth-international.com

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recent survey carried out by Halo Financial found that 62% of people said ‘no’ or ‘not really’ when asked if Brexit influenced their overseas property purchases. As the market remains stable, with a good selection of high quality stock available, exchanges continue apace, but pricing is key. Winkworth’s Head of International David King says that for buyers it’s a waiting game; “It’s about being patient and knowing how long you’re willing to wait to get the price you want. We’re currently seeing a lot of high-value stock of a fantastic quality that rarely come on the market, and these are the properties that are popular sells with international purchasers.” King says each country and the regions within them have their own attractions. Whereas Paris and Nice function well as city break destinations, Provence provides a more relaxing, slower-paced way of life. Those looking for financial recuperation seek out locations such as Portugal, one of the few tax havens remaining in Europe.

Did you know?

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There are over two million British citizens living abroad, with over 1.2 million expats primarily living in Spain, France and Ireland.

01 EYGALIERES, FRANCE

£2,234,138 – This five-bedroom stone house offers beautiful volume, quality materials and fittings. Located in a perfect idyll, with stunning views of the Alpilles mountains and the old village.

02 ALGARVE, PORTUGAL £889,187 – This four-bedroom property is bright, spacious and close to Carvoeiro, several beaches, golf courses and the village itself and is located on an attractive easily maintained plot.

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France, Paris-Canal St Martin 10th arr.

1,395,000 €

• 2 bedrooms • Bathroom • Large reception area • 35 sq m terrace

2

1

1

A bright and spacious fully restored penthouse apartment of 106 sq metres. Canal Saint-Martin is a long canal running through the 10th and 11th arrondissements. For many Parisians it is a small piece of heaven, above all on Saturday afternoons and on Sundays, when the area is totally car-free. There are many restaurants and welcoming cafés along the canal. If coming from the UK the 10th arrondissement is probably the easiest to reach as it includes the Gare du Nord. The metro is also well developed in the district, as 9 lines run through the area.

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France, Nice-Mont Boron 2,700,000 €

• 4 bedrooms • 3 bathrooms • Large open-plan reception • Swimming pool • Garage • Approx 0.45 acres

4

3

1

A contemporary South West facing villa with sea views. Architect designed with light airy rooms. Possibly the most celebrated area of Nice, Mont Boron is perhaps the best located in terms of access to the Riviera’s hot spots. It crowns the hill overlooking Nice, tumbling slowly down to Nice Port on one side, and the bay of Villefranche on the other. The fabulous fin de siècle villas and apartments here are joined by some grand architectural follies including several castles, a Floridian mansion and a Rajasthani fort. Matisse adored this area and was a member of the local ‘club nautique’.

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Portugal, Agarve, Praia de Luz

1,295,000 € • 4 bedrooms • 4 bathrooms • Double reception

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Italy, Tuscany, Lucca 1

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3,800,000 € • 6 bedroom suites • 4 reception rooms • 2 kitchens

• Covered terrace • Heated pool • One bed annex

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4

• 2 bedroom guest house • 500 productive olive trees • Approx. 6 acres

This gorgeous villa is located on an elevated site on Funchal Ridge with panoramic views. Praia da Luz is a charming and peaceful town, a low key and traditional resort. Luz is situated on the western side of the Algarve, close to the historic town of Lagos.

A 17th Century former presbytery 6km from Lucca with lovely views, pretty gardens and terraces. Tuscany’s best kept secret, the heart of Lucca is medieval and Roman with wonderful piazzas, tiny churches, art galleries and cobbled lanes.

WINKWORTH INTERNATIONAL:  020 7870 7181 dking@winkworth.com | winkworth-international.com

WINKWORTH INTERNATIONAL:  020 7870 7181 dking@winkworth.com | winkworth-international.com

France, Paris-Marais 4th arr. 1,420,000 €

France, Lot, Puy-L’Evêque 1

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1

1,254,000 €

10

3

• Second floor • Salon • 1 bedroom

• 10 bedrooms • 9 bathrooms • Reception rooms

A period apartment of 61sq m in excellent condition on the ‘Ile St Louis’. With small crooked medieval lanes and alive with bars, restaurants, hotels, boutiques, fashionable art galleries and museums all this area of Paris is charming and accessible.

Pretty, quiet village in the Lot Valley and sitting on a steep slope above the river, with narrow lanes winding between the ancient houses and lots of small courtyards and with a rich history, a fine manor house 28km from Cahors with three cottages, perfect as a residence or commercial concern.

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• Terraces • Gardens with swimming pool • Approx. 17 acres

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France, Provence, Eygalières 2,600,000 €

7

2

7

• 2 kitchens • Swimming pool • Approx. 1.36 acres

Two houses dating from the 18th Century near the charming stone village near St-Rémy, with lovely cafés, restaurants and magnificent views of Les Alpilles.

WINKWORTH INTERNATIONAL:  020 7870 7181 dking@winkworth.com | winkworth-international.com

Portugal, Algarve, Alvor

1,650,000 € • Reception areas • Terraces • Heated pool

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4

• Tennis court (constructible area)

An impressive villa on the Penina Golf Resort overlooking the 2nd fairway. The pretty fishing town has developed into a relaxed holiday destination, situated on the banks of the Odiáxere River and is within walking distance of large sandy beaches. WINKWORTH INTERNATIONAL:  020 7870 7181 dking@winkworth.com | winkworth-international.com

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France, Lot, Souillac 485,000 € • 6 bedrooms • 3 bathrooms • 2 receptions • Library • Barn • Swimming pool • Guest house • Approx, 6.25 acres

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A pretty restored stone manor house on the edge of the Dordogne with wonderful gardens. Situated in The Périgord Noir, an area of waterways, caves, gorges, castles and market towns. Fly via Bergerac, Brive or Limoges. The Lot Valley is highly regarded for its wine making and is considered by some as a relatively undiscovered gem of southern France. Souillac itself is a small market town, known for its rural, quieter way of life.

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France, Provence, Maussane-Les-Alpilles 3,990,000 €

• 6 bedroom suites • Large reception area • Landscaped grounds • 16m pool • Approx. 1.85 acres

6

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6

A magnificant ‘mas’ in the heart of Provence. Constructed in 2017 to a high specification. Maussane-les-Alpilles is a small town on the plains south of the Alpilles mountains. It has a lovely big fountain in the centre, two old covered lavoirs and a large old church. The town also has several good café-restaurants, including some with dining terraces on the shady square in the centre. Ideally located within a half hour of Les Baux de Provence, Saint-Remy-de-Provence and Eygalières, less than an hour from Avignon and Nîmes.

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Winkworth Office Directory 2017 Over 90 Winkworth offices in the UK, with over 55 in London

London Offices London Central Clerkenwell & City 020 7405 1288 67 Farringdon Road, EC1M 3JB clerkenwell@winkworth.co.uk Kensington 020 7727 1500 118 Kensington Church Street, W8 4BH kensington@winkworth.co.uk Knightsbridge & Chelsea 020 7589 6616 289 Brompton Road, SW3 2DY knightsbridge@winkworth.co.uk Marylebone & Mayfair 020 7467 5770 79 Marylebone Lane, W1U 2PX marylebone@winkworth.co.uk Notting Hill 020 7727 3227 178 Westbourne Grove, W11 2RH nottinghill@winkworth.co.uk Pimlico & Westminster 020 7828 1786 31 Belgrave Road, SW1V 1RB pimlico@winkworth.co.uk South Kensington 020 7373 5052 123a Gloucester Rd, SW7 4TE southkensington@winkworth.co.uk St John’s Wood 020 7586 7001 103 –104 St John’s Wood Terrace, NW8 6PL stjohnswood@winkworth.co.uk West End 020 7240 3322 55 New Oxford Street, WC1A 1BS westend@winkworth.co.uk London West Chiswick 020 8994 7096 269 Chiswick High Road, W4 4PU chiswick@winkworth.co.uk Ealing & Acton 020 8896 0123 5-6 Station Buildings, Uxbridge Rd, W5 3NU ealing@winkworth.co.uk Fulham 020 7731 3388 793 Fulham Road, SW6 5HD fulham@winkworth.co.uk

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Fulham & Parsons Green 020 7731 3388 40 New King’s Road, SW6 4ST fulham@winkworth.co.uk

Dulwich 020 8299 2722 97 Lordship Lane, SE22 8HU dulwich@winkworth.co.uk

Hammersmith 020 7371 4466 129 Shepherd’s Bush Road, W6 7LP hammersmith@winkworth.co.uk

Greenwich 020 3053 3033 279 - 283 Greenwich High Road, SE10 8NB greenwich@winkworth.co.uk

Kensal & Queen’s Park 020 8960 4947 Bridge House, Chamberlayne Road, NW10 3NR kensalrise@winkworth.co.uk

Herne Hill 020 7501 8950 236 Railton Road, SE24 0JT hernehill@winkworth.co.uk

North Kensington 020 7792 5000 141 Ladbroke Grove, W10 6HJ northkensington@winkworth.co.uk

Kennington 020 7587 0600 299 Kennington Road, SE11 4QE kennington@winkworth.co.uk

Shepherds Bush 020 8735 3266 97 Uxbridge Road, W12 8NL shepherdsbush@winkworth.co.uk

New Cross 020 7277 7298 157 New Cross Road, SE14 5DG newcross@winkworth.co.uk

London South Barnes 020 8255 0088 2 Barnes High Street, SW13 9LB barnes@winkworth.co.uk

Putney 020 8788 9295 196 Upper Richmond Road, SW15 2SH putney@winkworth.co.uk

Battersea 020 7228 9265 207-217 Lavender Hill, SW11 5SD battersea@winkworth.co.uk Beckenham 020 8650 1000 127 High Street, BR3 1AG beckenham@winkworth.co.uk Blackheath 020 8852 0999 5 Blackheath Village, SE3 9LA blackheath@winkworth.co.uk Cheam 020 8770 7766 45-47 Station Way, Cheam Village, SM3 8SD cheam@winkworth.co.uk Chislehurst 020 8285 5099 16 High Street, Chislehurst, BR7 5AN chislehurst@winkworth.co.uk

Richmond 020 8940 9986 5 Westminster House, Kew Road, TW9 2ND richmond@winkworth.co.uk Southfields 020 8877 1000 241 Wimbledon Park Road, Southfields, SW18 5RJ southfields@winkworth.co.uk Streatham 020 8769 6699 46-50 Streatham Hill, London, SW2 4RD streatham@winkworth.co.uk Surrey Quays 020 7237 9119 1st flr unit, Surrey Quays Shopping Centre, SE16 7LL surreyquays@winkworth.co.uk Tooting 020 8767 5221 17 Upper Tooting Road, SW17 7TS tooting@winkworth.co.uk

Clapham 020 7498 8600 16 The Polygon, SW4 0JG clapham@winkworth.co.uk

West Norwood 020 8670 0035 28 Knights Hill, SE27 0HY westnorwood@winkworth.co.uk

Crystal Palace 020 8655 9530 45-47 Westow Hill, Crystal Palace, SE19 1TS crystalpalace@winkworth.co.uk

Wimbledon 020 8946 2930 37 Church Road, SW19 5DQ wimbledon@winkworth.co.uk

Worcester Park 020 8335 5555 33 Brabham Court, Central Road, KT4 8EG worcesterpark@winkworth.co.uk London North Barnet 020 8447 5656 35 High Street, Barnet, EN5 5UW barnet@winkworth.co.uk Borehamwood & Elstree 020 8953 8899 56 Shenley Road, Borehamwood, WD6 1DS borehamwood@winkworth.co.uk Colindale 020 8202 1031 387 Edgware Road, Colindale, NW9 6NJ colindale@winkworth.co.uk Crouch End 020 8342 9999 12 Broadway Parade, Tottenham Lane, N8 9DE crouchend@winkworth.co.uk Enfield 020 8366 5778 6 The Town, Enfield, EN2 6LE enfield@winkworth.co.uk Finchley 020 8349 3388 364 Regent’s Park Road, N3 2LJ finchley@winkworth.co.uk Golders Green 020 8458 8313 891 Finchley Road, NW11 8RR goldersgreen@winkworth.co.uk Harringay 020 8800 5151 10-11 Grand Parade,Green Lanes, N4 1JX harringay@winkworth.co.uk Harrow 020 8861 3933 144 Station Road, Harrow, HA1 2RH harrow@winkworth.co.uk Hendon 020 8202 1031 49 Brent Street, NW4 2EA hendon@winkworth.co.uk Highbury 020 7989 7000 106 Highbury Park, N5 2XE highbury@winkworth.co.uk Highgate 020 8341 1988 36 Highgate High Street, N6 5JG highgate@winkworth.co.uk

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Islington 020 7354 2480 65 Upper Street, N1 0NY islington@winkworth.co.uk Kingsbury 020 8204 0000 499 Kingsbury Road, Kingsbury, NW9 9ED kingsbury@winkworth.co.uk Kentish Town 020 7485 9210 306 Kentish Town Road, NW5 2TH kentishtown@winkworth.co.uk

Devon Exeter 01392 271177 25 Southernhay East, EX1 1QP exeter@winkworth.co.uk Dorset Highcliffe 01425 270055 279 Lymington Road, Highcliffe, BH23 5EB highcliffe@winkworth.co.uk

Palmers Green 020 8920 9900 393 Green Lanes, N13 4JG palmersgreen@winkworth.co.uk

Poole 01202 733000 135 Penn Hill Avenue, Lower Parkstone, Poole, BH14 9LY pennhill@winkworth.co.uk

Willesden Green 020 8451 1000 90 Walm Lane, Willesden Green, NW2 4QY willesden@winkworth.co.uk

Southbourne 01202 434365 29 Southbourne Grove, Bournemouth, BH6 3QT southbourne@winkworth.co.uk

London East Bow 020 8981 6776 429 Roman Road, E3 5LX bow@winkworth.co.uk

Westbourne 01202 767633 77 Poole Road, Bournemouth, BH4 9BB westbourne@winkworth.co.uk

Hackney 020 8986 4216 17 Lower Clapton Road, E5 0NS hackney@winkworth.co.uk Shoreditch 020 7749 7650 216 Brick Lane, E1 6SA shoreditch@winkworth.co.uk

Country Offices (UK) Country House Department Mayfair 020 7871 0589 1 Lumley Street, Mayfair, W1K 6TT countryhouse@winkworth.co.uk Berkshire Newbury 01635 552552 50b Northbrook Street, Newbury, RG14 1DT newbury@winkworth.co.uk Reading 0118 4022300 Blagrave House, 17 Blagrave Street, Reading, RG1 1QB reading@winkworth.co.uk Buckinghamshire Beaconsfield 01494 677978 46 London End, Beaconsfield, HP9 2JH beaconsfield@winkworth.co.uk Cambridgeshire Market Deeping 01778 347098 5a High Street, Cambridgeshire, PE6 8ED marketdeeping@winkworth.co.uk

East Sussex Brighton & Hove 01273 772175 32 Church Road, Hove, BN3 2FN brightonhove@winkworth.co.uk Forest Row 01342 822255 The Square, Lewes Road, Forest Row, RH18 5HA forestrow@winkworth.co.uk Lewes 01273 471471 23 High Street, Lewes, BN7 2LU lewes@winkworth.co.uk
 Gloucestershire Cheltenham 01242 386586 79 Promenade, Cheltenham, GL50 1PJ cheltenham@winkworth.co.uk Hampshire Basingstoke 01256 811730 Keel House, 10B Church Street, RG21 7QE basingstoke@winkworth.co.uk

Sway 01590 683834 The Estate Office, Station Road, Sway, SO41 6AA sway@winkworth.co.uk Winchester 01962 866777 2 Black Swan Buildings, Southgate Street, SO23 9DT winchester@winkworth.co.uk Hertfordshire London Colney 01727 228282 162 High Street, London Colney, AL2 1QF londoncolney@winkworth.co.uk Kent Canterbury 01227 456645 Albert House, 14 St.John’s Lane, CT1 2QG canterbury@winkworth.co.uk Tunbridge Wells 01892 519600 65 High Street, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1XL twells@winkworth.co.uk Lincolnshire Bourne 01778 392807 6 West Street, Bourne, PE10 9NE bourne@winkworth.co.uk Grantham 01476 578888 4 Finkin Street, NG31 6QZ grantham@winkworth.co.uk Lincoln 01522 531321 38-39 Silver Street, LN2 1EU lincoln@winkworth.co.uk Sleaford 01529 303377 3 Northgate, Sleaford, NG34 7BH sleaford@winkworth.co.uk North Somerset Bath 01225 829000 1 Wood Street, BA1 2JQ bath@winkworth.co.uk

Milford on Sea 01590 642641 5 Church Hill, Milford on Sea, SO41 0QH milford@winkworth.co.uk

Nottinghamshire Newark 01636 611666 23 Bridge Street, Newark, NG24 1EE newark@winkworth.co.uk

Petersfield 01730 267274 26 High Street, Petersfield, GU32 3JL petersfield@winkworth.co.uk

Nottingham 0115 9814481 2 Tudor Square, West Bridgford NG2 6BT nottingham@winkworth.co.uk

Romsey 01794 511911 18 Market Place, Romsey, SO51 8NA romsey@winkworth.co.uk

Surrey Farnham 01252 733042 99 West Street, Farnham, GU9 7EN farnham@winkworth.co.uk

Guildford 01483 339977 1 Epsom Road, Guildford, GU1 3JT guildford@winkworth.co.uk Weybridge 01932 854400 42 High Street, Weybridge, KT13 8AB weybridge@winkworth.co.uk West Sussex Worthing 01903 216219 45 Warwick Street, Worthing, BN11 3DQ worthing@winkworth.co.uk Wiltshire Devizes 01380 729777 4-5 Market Place, Devizes, SN10 1HT devizes@winkworth.co.uk Marlborough 01672 552777 65 High Street, Marlborough, SN8 1HF marlborough@winkworth.co.uk Salisbury 01722 443000 The Brewery House, 36 Milford Street, Salisbury, SP1 2AP salisbury@winkworth.co.uk

Overseas Offices International Mayfair 020 7870 7181 1 Lumley Street, Mayfair, London, W1K 6TT international@winkworth.com Spain Marbella 020 8299 2722 Urb Guadalmina Alta, C.C. Guadalmina 4, Local 12, San Pedro de Alcantara, 29678 Malaga info@winkworth.es China Desk Mayfair 020 7355 0286 1 Lumley Street, Mayfair, London, W1K 6TT china@winkworth.com Associate offices in France, Italy & Switzerland

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A MAN WALKS INTO AN ESTATE AGENCY IN LONDON

London Central

Clerkenwell & City Kensington Knightsbridge Marylebone & Mayfair Notting Hill Pimlico & Westminster South Kensington St John’s Wood West End

West

Barnes Chiswick Ealing & Acton Fulham Fulham & Parsons Green Hammersmith Kensal & Queen’s Park North Kensington Shepherd’s Bush

…and walks out with a house in the country. Not very funny. But then it’s not a joke. With

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one of the largest estate agency networks in London and a growing number of country offices, it’s a reality at Winkworth. Winkworth. See things differently.

Lincolnshire Bourne Grantham Lincoln Sleaford

Nottinghamshire Newark Nottingham

Cambridgeshire Market Deeping

Hertfordshire

Gloucestershire Cheltenham

Buckinghamshire

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Berkshire

Bath

Newbury Reading

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Devizes Marlborough Salisbury

Dorset Highcliffe Poole Southbourne Westbourne

Hampshire Basingstoke Petersfield Milford on Sea Romsey Sway Winchester

Battersea Beckenham Blackheath Cheam Chislehurst Clapham Crystal Palace Dulwich Greenwich Herne Hill Kennington New Cross Putney Richmond Southfields Streatham Surrey Quays Tooting West Norwood Wimbledon Worcester Park

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Barnet Borehamwood & Elstree Colindale Crouch End Enfield Finchley Golders Green Harringay Harrow Hendon Highbury Highgate Islington Kentish Town Kingsbury Palmers Green Willesden Green

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