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NEW ROOTS

Moving to the city

LIVING HISTORY Homes near heritage sites

Jet Set W I N KWO R T H .C O. U K

Advice on buying property abroad

S E E T H I N G S D I F F E R E N T LY

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– David King on finding a location abroad to suit your lifestyle

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– Give your interiors a new lease of life with Pantone’s Colour of the Year

Contents 36

– Impressive properties for sale across London

N E WS 20 SALES UPDATE

A look at the property market

27 MOVE TO

Regeneration hotspots in the city

28 LETTINGS UPDATE

The low-down on the rental market

34 A BRIEF HISTORY

Winkworth through the ages

59 INTERNATIONAL

David King advises on the practicalities of buying property abroad

I NTE R I O R S 12 LIVING CORAL A colourful interior update HELEN BROWN

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welcome • issue 4

AR E A FO CU S 42 SPOTLIGHT

A look at Reading and Northampton

Q&A 56 MEET THE TEAM

Get to know Winkworth’s office owners

 F E ATU R E S P OT S 50 LIVING HISTORY

Homes near heritage sites

P RO P E R T Y 06 COUNTRY SALES

Properties for sale around England

30 COUNTRY LETTINGS

Properties to rent around England

The WM looks ahead to a positive 2019

32 CITY LETTINGS

Properties to rent in London

36 CITY SALES

Properties for sale in London

60 INTERNATIONAL Properties for sale abroad

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– Discover the perks of two very different England hotspots, Reading and Northampton

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– Beautiful properties for sale across the country

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elcome to the fourth edition of the WM. Overall, Winkworth had a good year in 2018 and we remain optimistic for continued success. It’s been an interesting time with Brexit causing noticeable ripples in the property market and with many sellers adopting a ‘wait and see’ approach. However, a steady sales market prevailed last year and we have every confidence in a boost in transactions later this year. In the meantime, there are plenty of active buyers who continue to move the market for those in a position to sell. The rental sector has been consistent, with prices remaining broadly flat last year - you can read more about it on page 28. Landlords and tenants can expect to see some changes in the rental market this year due to legislative changes, so never has it been more important to get a good letting agent. Both landlords and tenants will need someone they can trust to guide them through. On page 34 you’ll find an impressive timeline that follows Winkworth from its infancy to where it is now. Since opening in 1835, much has changed but our moral values remain the same. After opening six new offices in 2018, we expect to grow the network further, investing in our people and working on our digital development to ensure we always offer the best service. In a year that is sure to stand out in Britain’s political history, our promise to be with you every step of the way is more important than ever. We will continue to implement it in each and every office. I hope you find the following pages insightful and full of advice, inspiration, news and fantastic properties available in your area. Enjoy the issue.

Dominic Agace DOMINIC AGACE CEO Winkworth

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The Circus, Bath

£665,000 SHARE OF FREEHOLD • Part of ‘The Circus’ designed by John Wood the Elder • Over 1,100 sq ft accommodation

2

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• Communal garden • Excellent views

An exquisite upper floor maisonette in a converted Grade I Listed building in the Georgian centre of Bath. The accommodation is arranged over two storeys and comprises, drawing room, kitchen/dining room, cloakroom, two double bedrooms both with en suites. EPC: Exempt WINKWORTH BATH: 01225 829000 bath@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/bath

Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire £1,525,000 FREEHOLD • Private gated development • Garden •R  oof terrace

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4

4

• Detached double garage •O  ff street parking

Peacefully nestled at the end of a sought-after gated development, this home occupies a generous corner plot with detached double garage and outstanding rural views. Inside, the spacious accommodation provides wellproportioned rooms over three floors. EPC: C WINKWORTH BEACONSFIELD: 01494 677978 beaconsfield@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/beaconsfield

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Cliddesden, Hampshire O.I.E.O £745,000 • Driveway • Garden • Two en suites • Family bathroom • Study • Cloak space

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FREEHOLD

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3

This three bedroom home delightfully blends the old and the new – a period cottage with clean, crisp, contemporary styling that impresses in every way. The owners have redesigned and reinvigorated this house and have not cut corners - there is quality running through every fibre of this property. EPC: C

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

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Queens Road, Brighton £850,000 SHARE OF FREEHOLD • Two balconies • Two private and secure parking spaces

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2

3

• LED lighting on both terraces • Top floor

A marvellous and rare opportunity for you to acquire this renovated penthouse in the heart of Brighton with stunning views across the city and sea with the added bonus of two underground parking spaces. EPC: C

WINKWORTH BRIGHTON AND HOVE: 01273 772175 brightonhove@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/brighton-hove

Whitstable Road, Canterbury £1,075,000 FREEHOLD • Garden • Cloakroom • Utility room

4

2

4

• Large study • Porch • Driveway

A splendid example of a Victorian property, exquisitely finished throughout, this property has been sympathetically restored to provide a beautiful family home and is within walking distance of Canterbury West Station and only a short walk to the City Centre. EPC: C WINKWORTH CANTERBURY: 01227 456645 canterbury@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/canterbury

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Lansdown, Cheltenham £1,250,000 FREEHOLD • Garden • Horseshoe driveway • Garage

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Built in the early 1950’s, Huxley House is an attractive, detached property, set back from Christchurch Road, a pretty, tree-lined, established avenue in the sought-after area of Lansdown. Benefiting from ample off-road parking and a horseshoe driveway, the property is positioned within a generous plot offering a walled garden to the rear and a garage. EPC: D

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

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Guildford, Surrey £700,000 FREEHOLD

• Private gates • Garage • Private parking for several cars

4

2

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• Garden

This stunning Georgian detached family home has extensive accommodation spread over three floors. The house is beautifully presented throughout and is full of character features including an impressive Inglenook fireplace, sash windows, Victorian-style radiators and exposed wood flooring. EPC: E WINKWORTH GUILDFORD: 01483 339977 guildford@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/guildford

Highcliffe-on-Sea, Dorset £450,000 LEASEHOLD • New build • Large patio • Garage

2

1

2

• Family bathroom and en suite • Coastal views

A superb two-bedroom ground floor apartment in this striking development of six apartments in an enviable location, Needles Watch offers contemporary living at its finest. This open plan apartment has its own private patio and over-sized single garage, with high quality fixtures and fittings. EPC: B WINKWORTH HIGHCLIFFE: 01425 270055 highcliffe@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/highcliffe

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Erlestoke, Wiltshire £825,000 FREEHOLD • Detached double garage • In and out gravel driveway • Garden of circa three acres • Brick potting shed • New timber tractor shed

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A truly outstanding Edwardian house in a fabulous garden. As befitting its era, all the rooms are of good size and there are lots of wonderfully stylish elements, not least the elegant covered verandah leading to the spacious entrance hall with its beautiful tiled floor, the walk in pantry and linen cupboards and the pretty orangery to the side of the drawing room. This is a proper family home with plenty of space for everyone. EPC: E

WINKWORTH DEVIZES: 01380 729 777 | devizes@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/devizes

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A simple, geometrically-inspired coffee table for the living room; £525 • anthologyfive.com

VELVET TOUCH Make a statement with the Exclusive Modern Italian Velvet Armchair; £3,976 • juliettesinteriors.co.uk

GLASS WORKS

Dip a toe into the trend with the subtly-hued hanging Rowan Glass Ceiling Pendant Light; £469.60 • bespokelights.co.uk

PAINT THE TOWN This vivacious, modern orange chalk paint is based on the colour used by the Impressionists and in 1960s decoration; £19.95 per litre • anniesloan.com

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Whittonditch, Wiltshire £995,000 FREEHOLD

• Kitchen / dining / family room • Large garden • 10 year NHBC warranty

5

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• Rural location • 2359 sq ft/ 219 sq m

A brand new, five bedroom detached barn built by Polgate Ltd, with 35 years experience of building noteworthy quality homes. Totalling almost 2,400 square feet, The Barn will be finished to a high specification and will combine the best of modern creature comforts with traditional standards. WINKWORTH NEWBURY: 01635 552552 newbury@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/newbury

Barton Seagrave, Northamptonshire £480,000 FREEHOLD • Landscaped rear garden • Double garage • ‘Neville Johnson’ staircase

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3

3

• ‘Peter Crisp’ fitted kitchen • 1,956 sq ft • Three reception rooms

A fabulous residence set on a corner plot off a private drive and beautifully nestled away. The stylish home has been updated over the years and provides executive living throughout. Providing four double bedrooms, study and two en suites. EPC: D WINKWORTH NORTHAMPTON: 01604 204455 northampton@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/northampton

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Newbury, Berkshire £2,650,000 FREEHOLD • Heated pool • Jacuzzi • Library • 1,000 bottle wine cellar • Formal lawns • Grass tennis court • Extensive terracing • 1.4 acres

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An elegant and substantial late Victorian house in a unique position, offering seclusion and accessibility. Situated in one of Newbury’s most sought after and prestigious addresses, Brockwell House has excellent proportions and retains many features typical of the period, including the original oak and mahogany staircase, dado rails, heavy wooden doors, cornicing and oak floors. These have been successfully combined with a sympathetic extension and renovations to create a comfortable, spacious and modern family home. The leisure complex can be used at any time of the year. A bank of French doors lead to the terrace, allowing the whole area to be opened up in summer. EPC: E

WINKWORTH NEWBURY: 01635 552552 | newbury@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/newbury

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West Harting, West Sussex £1,100,000 FREEHOLD

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• Garden • Woodland • Garaging and parking

Situated in a delightful semi-rural spot with fantastic views, a detached house with approximately 1.307 acres of land. EPC: D

WINKWORTH PETERSFIELD: 01730 267274 petersfield@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/petersfield

Reading, Berkshire £595,000 LEASEHOLD • Duplex apartment • Balcony • Mezzanine reception room

2

2

2

• Allocated parking space

Located in the heart of the town centre in one of Reading’s most recognisable buildings, The Grade II Listed former Simmonds Brewery Malthouse. The property retains a wealth of character from its days as a working building and has been updated to the highest standards. EPC: C WINKWORTH READING: 0118 4022 300 reading@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/reading

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Hawkley, Hampshire £2,500,000 FREEHOLD

• Indoor swimming pool • Gardens and woodland of 28 acres • Separate two bedroom annexe • Detached gym with shower room and office above • Conservatory

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6

4

With approximately 28 acres of land, a detached country house in a quiet spot, on the fringes of the picturesque village of Hawkley. EPC: D

WINKWORTH PETERSFIELD: 01730 267274 | petersfield@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/petersfield

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Alderbury, Wiltshire £1,600,000 FREEHOLD • Former school buildings, • “Mr McGregor” style kitchen garden

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• Double garage • Gardens and grounds

A wonderful converted school house with a medieval core in a charming edge of village setting. EPC: F

WINKWORTH SALISBURY: 01722 443 000 salisbury@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/salisbury

Weybridge, Surrey £1,300,000 FREEHOLD • Off street car parking • Triple garage • Large garden

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3

3

• Private gravel driveway • Fish pond

An impressive four bedroom family house in a prime central location. This semi-detached property is entered via a central corridor with all of the downstairs living accommodation leading off from it. The house has been modernised in contemporary, neutral tones. EPC: D WINKWORTH WEYBRIDGE: 01932 984400 weybridge@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/weybridge

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Chobham, Surrey £2,500,000 FREEHOLD • 10 acres • Exceptional facilities and stables • 42 ft floodlit ménage • 700m canter track • Land and paddocks • Double car port

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5

5

A fantastic equestrian opportunity of prime Surrey land of circa 10 acres with exceptional state of the art facilities and stables including 42 ft floodlit ménage and 700m canter track with back fields and paddocks. Situated in a peaceful setting on the edge of Chobham village, Milford Grange is an exceptionally well-built house designed by the current owners and finished in 2012. The property is a stunning, six bedroom family home that has been created to an exemplary standard throughout and extends approximately 6,000 sq ft over three floors. EPC: B

WINKWORTH SUNNINGDALE: 01344 291639 | sunningdale@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/sunningdale

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COUNTRY TO COAST An update on the UK sales market

F MARINE PARADE, BN11

£1,000,000 Freehold Winkworth Worthing 01903 216219 winkworth.co.uk/worthing

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or many newlyweds and twenty-somethings starting out in their careers, London is the obvious place to put down roots. Then, having established successful careers and made the most of the capital, they’ll migrate from city to country a decade or so later, no doubt in search of pastures greener, less stress and larger homes for expanding families. Data from the Office for National Statistics shows that 106,607 people have migrated from London to other parts of the UK since 2011. What’s interesting is that now, a significant chunk of that figure is made up of the younger generation heading for the hills too. This is likely down to a number of factors including convenient transport links countrywide and remote working becoming all the more prevalent. London house prices play a major part in it too. Last year, the average price of property in London came in at £729,105, pretty much double that in nearby Kent (£361,670), Essex (£359,066) and Surrey (£541,117). However, where parts of the London sales market have felt the effects of Brexit, many areas outside of the capital often have their own microclimate and will buck the trend when others face a plateau. According to Donna Pearson, Director of Winkworth Canterbury, the housing market in Canterbury continues to do well. “We predicted we would come back to a quiet January, but the pre-Brexit lull didn’t happen and we were kept busy for the whole month,” she says. This

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was predominantly sales of middle to higher range properties by people with the money to spend. “Going forward, we are predicting that the second half of the year will be much more active,” Donna says. Like Canterbury, many areas along Britain’s irresistibly rugged coastline are doing well to deflect influence from the country’s political and economical climates, with more and more people acting out longheld dreams of moving to the coast. In fact, Brighton and Hove were among the most popular destinations - only after Birmingham - with people moving out of London within England. That being said, Steve Magee of Winkworth Worthing has noticed an influx of people moving from these popular areas into Worthing, enticed by its more affordable property. “I believe that as an area, Worthing is still viewed as having affordable houses and a stable market. Buyers have generally moved from areas like Brighton, Hove and Guildford where comparable homes are 20-30% more,” he says. These buyers will sell their current homes to buy a similar sized property for less money

in Worthing, where they can still facilitate working in those areas and have good access to London. “It could well be that Brexit is fuelling this as they are generally downsizing and are therefore happy to pay the prices here,” Steve says, “More than 80% of the transactions we had in the last six months were cash.” It’s refreshing to discover that there are some areas benefiting from Brexit, and in fact, as an office, Winkworth Worthing had its best year yet in 2018, fuelled by cash buyers in the later half of the year generally buying property worth £600k+. That being said, Steve has experienced fewer buyers registering and the ones that do, generally struggling to sell their own homes. These homes could be in various parts of the country and subject to individual regional markets where activity is not so buoyant. Elsewhere, the appeal of beautiful estuary town, Dartmouth, persists whatever the market. Its housing stock is varied and lots of the activities that surround the town are water-based, attracting a variety of buyers from London and across the UK. According to Director of Winkworth Dartmouth, Richard Blake, “Conditions and prices have remained steady over the last 12 months.” An overall sense of buoyancy seems to have been established across the UK sales market. While microclimates across coast and country have reacted differently to whatever has been thrown at them, with all things considered, you can’t ignore the market’s remarkable resilience.

THE TOWN’S APPEAL PERSISTS WHATEVER THE MARKET CONDITIONS AND PRICES HAVE REMAINED STEADY OVER THE LAST 12 MONTHS

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Bursledon, Hampshire £975,000 FREEHOLD

• Easy access to Southampton and Portsmouth • Garden

4

4

2

• Off street parking

This lovely property is full of super design ideas and offers exceptional family accommodation of 2,500 square feet, with four double bedrooms and extensive reception areas. Moments away from the River Hamble and from Bursledon Railway station. EPC: D WINKWORTH WINCHESTER: 01962 866777 winchester@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/winchester

Sutton Scotney, Hampshire £1,250,000 FREEHOLD • Garden • Off street parking • Garage

5

3

2

• Workshop • En suite to master bedroom

This substantial and well-presented property dates from the early 1950s and offers everything a discerning family expects, plus a good deal more. All the rooms are well-proportioned and appealing, and externally the house is very attractively presented. EPC: E WINKWORTH WINCHESTER: 01962 866777 winchester@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/winchester

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Wadhurst, East Sussex £1,395,000 FREEHOLD • Detached double garage • 30’ kitchen / family room • 0.6 miles to Wadhurst Station • Gardens • Private gravel driveway

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2

An exceptional country house of character, discreetly located at the end of a private lane, situated amongst idyllic surroundings and setting. Approached via a gravel driveway, passing between a five bar gate and culminating with a turning circle, ‘Marling Cottage’ is a 19th Century, two storey house of brick and part-timber elevations providing four double bedrooms and a magnificent, combined kitchen-family dayroom, with direct access onto the sunny, level gardens. Improved in recent years to a superb quality and exacting attention to detail, the house is a successful harmony that respectfully balances the traditional and modern, combing excellent lateral space, light and comfortable family living. EPC: D

WINKWORTH TUNBRIDGE WELLS: 01892 519600 | twells@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/tunbridge-wells

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Sherfield Park, Hampshire

£650,000 FREEHOLD • Double garage • Gardens • Utility room/cloakroom

Leckhampton Hill, Cheltenham 5

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£1,150,000 FREEHOLD • Stables • Ménage • Tennis Court

• Study • Two en suites

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4

4

• Garage • Parking • Gardens

Be in no doubt, this is a very substantial family home. It has a huge amount of space and looks very well cared for as well. The owners have also upgraded the en suite to the master bedroom to an astonishingly high standard. EPC: C

Discreetly situated on the cusp of Leckhampton Hill, overlooking the valley down to Medley Green, this detached Cotswold stone farmhouse offers flexible accommodation arranged over two floors. With approaching three acres of land and stables. EPC: D

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

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

Dartmouth, Devon

Fowey, Cornwall

£760,000 FREEHOLD • Utility room • Garden • Garage

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2

3

• Parking • Sunny rear aspect

£475,000 FREEHOLD • Private courtyard garden • Separate utility outbuilding • Three floors

5

2

2

• B&B potential

A superb detached family home with breath taking River Dart views. There are balconies off both the sitting room and master bedroom and a terraced garden. There is parking for two cars and the town centre is only a short walk away. EPC: D

A five bedroom Georgian Grade II Listed town house situated on the extremely popular Lostwithiel Street near the centre of Fowey. This property is full of original period features, a private courtyard garden and two reception rooms. EPC: Exempt

WINKWORTH DARTMOUTH: 01803 832288 dartmouth@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/dartmouth

WINKWORTH FOWEY: 01726 833000 fowey@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/fowey

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High Salvington, West Sussex £755,000 FREEHOLD • Double garage • Utility room • Study • Conservatory • Garden • En suite to master bedroom

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An impeccably presented modern home in the highly desirable High Salvington area situated within a select position from Salvington Hill. ‘Galanthus’ is one of three detached properties forming a private close affording a high degree of peace and privacy. EPC: D

WINKWORTH WORTHING: 01903 216219 | worthing@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/worthing

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Wivelsfield Green, East Sussex

£1,150,000 FREEHOLD • Triple garage with planning to convert into an annexe • Approx. 0.9 acres

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Manningford Abbots, Wiltshire 2

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£925,000 FREEHOLD

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• One bedroom annexe • Plot of 0.8 acre • Paddock

• Mature landscaped garden

A delightful Grade II listed family home with immense charm and character. Offering spacious and well- appointed accommodation and charming views over surrounding countryside. Set in mature landscaped gardens with an abundance of flowers & shrubs. There is also planning to convert the garage into an annexe. EPC: Exempt

This beautiful six bedroom house sits in just under an acre of garden and paddock. Victorian in origin, the house has been beautifully updated by the current owners and has been subsequently extended to include a modern annexe. EPC: E

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

WINKWORTH MARLBOROUGH: 01672 552777 marlborough@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/marlborough

Poringland, Norwich

£375,000 - £400,000 FREEHOLD • Imposing outlook • Four bedroom detached house • Built in wardrobes in each bedroom

Brixham, Devon 4

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• 26 ft kitchen diner

£475,000 FREEHOLD

• Elevated and canter levered over a cliff face Stunning views to the sea

3

2

• Balcony • Mezzanine bedrooms • Driveway

Occupying a prime position overlooking a large green stands this substantial four-bedroom detached family home. Constructed in 2014 by the renowned builders Norfolk Homes this sizeable property is located on arguably the best position on the whole development. EPC: B

This is a fascinating and important property and one of only a handful of modern listed buildings. Although there are further improvements that could be made it would be of great interest to those enthusiastic about this period of property. EPC: Exempt

WINKWORTH PORINGLAND: 01508 528880 poringland@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/poringland

WINKWORTH TORBAY: 01803 444595 torbay@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/torbay

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MOVE TO THE CITY

Did you know? New Cross is believed to have taken its name from a coaching house originally known as the Golden Cross

As London continues to attract thousands of home-buyers, we look at the lucrative areas with major regeneration in the pipeline

— at least for now. But whether you’re a seasoned investor or someone looking to secure a property with long-term growth, it’s hard to know which areas experiencing mass regeneration are the most lucrative. As well as the financial side of things, prospective homeowners are also on the hunt for areas with a bit of character; where affordable meets convenience and cool. The trick is spotting the right place. With all this in mind, we look into the areas with major regeneration in the pipeline. These are the ones to watch — this year and beyond.

NEW CROSS

Overall average house prices £442,644 The buying demographic in New Cross is made up primarily of first-time buyers looking to take advantage of its affordable property, green spaces and unrelenting energy. Already, £4 million has been spent on improving the main pedestrian shortcut between New Cross and neighbouring Deptford, and the New Cross Gate Trust is working to deliver significant regeneration of the New Cross Gate area. Winkworth New Cross | newcross@winkworth.co.uk

HARRINGAY

DIGBY CRESCENT, N4 £1,500,000 Freehold Winkworth Harringay 020 8800 5151 winkworth.co.uk/ harringay

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or the perky young professionals just starting out in their career, the Baby Boomers downsizing and everyone in between, the bright lights of the big city never get old. Consequently the capital grows day by day. So much so, that no longer is the centre the be-all-and-endall for fantastic restaurants, top-quality shopping and burgeoning culture scenes. Developers are increasingly moving away from central London to areas prime for regeneration, with many postcodes straddling inner and outer London undergoing huge changes that weren’t visible on this scale 10 years ago. Would-be buyers are finding underdeveloped areas where prices are still relatively affordable

Overall average house prices £598,291 The Harringay Ladder is full of young families and Dalston expats who venture the many Hackney-worthy outposts that have sprung up in the last few years. Development comes in the form of projects like StART, the St Ann’s Redevelopment Trust trying to buy the St Ann’s Hospital site to provide affordable homes for locals. Winkworth Harringay | harringay@winkworth.co.uk

BROMLEY-BY-BOW

Overall average house prices £354,035 Bromley-by-Bow is fast becoming a regeneration hotspot as hundreds of millions of pounds pour in to transform old industrial sites into residential areas. A 10-year plan is set to bring more than 8,000 waterfront homes to the banks of the River Lea giving forward-thinking young professionals the chance to nab a river view without paying the Thames premium. Winkworth Bow | bow@winkworth.co.uk

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STEADY GROUND The lowdown on the lettings market country-wide

T OTTERBOURNE WALK, RG27 £2,000 per month Winkworth Basingstoke 01256 811730 winkworth.co.uk/basingstoke

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hough Brexit has certainly cast a cloud of uncertainity over the country’s property market, it’s by no means all doom and gloom. A blanket wait-and-see approach seems to have been applied to the sales market, with buyers holding off until Britain’s political affairs prove themselves a little less complicated. However the lettings market seems to be faring better as a drop in sales boosts the demand for rental property. According to the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveys (RICS), tenant demand across the country rose - albeit modestly - in the three months to January 2019 and picked up in each of the last three quarters. A recent study commissioned by Winkworth showed that one in five English households are now in the private rental sector, up from one in eight a decade go. In 2017-18, this accounted for 4.5 million households in the country. It’s interesting timing though, as 31 January was the first time landlords had to file their self-assessment tax returns to include a 25% reduction in tax relief on their buy-to-let mortgages. It’s also the first time that this reduction will have resulted in a bigger tax bill to pay. But it’s not just landlords feeling the crunch. Rental values are expected to rise by roughly 2% over the next 12 months.

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Did you know? When London is excluded, the average UK rental value was £775 pcm in January 2019, this is up 2.0% on last year


According to Claire Millward, Lettings Manager at Winkworth Northampton, certain areas of the town have already seen an average increase of 4% per year. What’s more, previous over-demand in the private rental sector in Northamptonshire meant that tenants had little choice when looking to acquire a long-term rental. With demand at its peak, many tenants felt pressured into taking a property as soon as it became available, as they knew that otherwise the property would be let within the week. Over the past 12 months, demand has become more in line with supply. This is not such a bad thing for landlords as they are now aware that they face increasing competition from good quality, high standard properties that are being marketed alongside theirs. Other areas across the country continue to do well. Somewhere like Basingstoke, which offers easy commuting into London and is under an hour’s drive from the coast, will always be popular. Anna Collier of Winkworth Basingstoke says that the area’s lettings market continues to grow with yields still coming out higher than most major neighbouring towns and cities. “The number of developments ongoing in Basingstoke, both residential and commercial, adds to the positive market, which we hope will assist in a steady market for 2019,” she says. Likewise, the coastal lettings market remains relatively buoyant; a try-before-you-buy approach is

often the norm in coastal areas among homeowners looking for a change in lifestyle. Worthing, for example, with its leafy terraces, wide open seafront and happy blend of contemporary and classic, has been revitalised by a new crowd of renters seeking the seaside lifestyle without the hefty price tag of neighbouring Brighton. According to Steve Magee of Winkworth Worthing, the lettings market is dominated by apartments with a good deal of enthusiasm for two bedrooms below £1,000 per calender month. “Mid-sized family homes rarely come to market but we could let them all day long with far more families looking to rent before buying,” he says. As the UK continues to adapt to ongoing political uncertainty and tax implications, the lettings market looks set to remain relatively resilient as more people than ever before look to enter into rental properties.

EIRENE ROAD, BN12 £2,700 per month Winkworth Worthing 01903 216219 winkworth/worthing

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Lewes Crescent, Brighton

£1,800 PCM FEES APPLY, SEE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS • Communal gardens • Luxury bathrooms • Courtyard garden

Down Barton Road, St Nicholas At Wade 2

1

2

£2,600 PCM FEES APPLY, SEE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS • Utility room • Large garage • Driveway

• Part furnished

5

4

6

• Mezzanine area • Unfurnished

Fantastic apartment providing a modern contemporary living space within a period building in one of Brighton’s most sought after addresses. Accommodation comprises two bedrooms, two patios and a high spec kitchen. EPC: C

A beautifully presented barn that has been sympathetically refurbished to an impressive standard throughout mixing contemporary with traditional to provide a stylish home, offering flexibility to suit any lifestyle. Located in the popular village of St Nicholas at Wade. EPC: C

WINKWORTH BRIGHTON AND HOVE: 01273 772175 brightonhove@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/brighton-hove

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

Reading, Berkshire

£1,750 PCM FEES APPLY, SEE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS • Private rear garden • Juliette balcony • Cloakroom

High Street, Worthing 3

2

2

• Two allocated off road parking spaces • Part furnished

£2,700 PCM FEES APPLY, SEE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS • Enchanting gardens • Period features • Parking and garage

5

4

3

• Potential to include annexe for further fee • Unfurnished

Stunning three bedroom townhouse located at Green Park Village with Juliette balcony, private rear garden and two off road parking spaces. Available now, part furnished. EPC: B

A magical village home right in the heart of historic Tarring with its pretty period homes and welcoming inns. This stunning listed property is available unfurnished with the benefit of a gardener to tend the absolutely stunning gardens. EPC: Exempt

WINKWORTH READING: 0118 4022300 reading@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/reading

WINKWORTH WORTHING: 01903 216219 worthing@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/worthing

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Abbotts Ann, Hampshire £3,250 PCM FEES APPLY, SEE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS • Cinema • Family room • Games room

5

2

3

•D  riveway for 4 cars •W  C  nfurnished •U

This generously proportioned five bedroom home provides a wealth of versatile living space for the modern family. Though modern in construction it also offers charming period features including a grand fire place with brick surround in the sitting room and exposed beams throughout. EPC: C WINKWORTH WINCHESTER: 01962 866777 lettings.winchester@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/winchester

Raby Place, Bath

£1,500 PCM FEES APPLY, SEE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS • Short walk to Bath City Centre • Easy access to local buses and Bath Spa station

2

1

1

•P  eriod features •P  art furnished

A well-presented two bedroom flat situated in a prestigious location on the edge of the city of Bath. Finished to a high standard throughout, the flat offers modern, comfortable living with period charm and is perfectly suited for a professional individual or couple. EPC: C WINKWORTH BATH: 01225 829000 bath@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/bath

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Chandos Way, NW11

£3,250 PER WEEK FEES APPLY, SEE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS • New build • Five bedrooms • Master bedroom suite

St Stephens Avenue, W12 5

3

3

£475 PER WEEK FEES APPLY, SEE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS • Bright reception room • Two spacious bedrooms • Two en suite bathrooms

• Study • Utility room • Lawned rear garden

2

1

• Private garden • Unfurnished

A beautiful detached new build house with five double bedrooms, three bathrooms, three reception rooms and very large luxuriously fitted kitchen/ breakfast room. Measuring approximately 3,900 sq ft. Benefits include air cooling systems, fresh air ventilation, underfloor heating, garage and off street parking. EPC: B

A beautiful newly refurbished two double bedroom Victorian garden flat offering wonderfully well balanced accommodation with an access to a private decked garden to the rear. Available 18th of April 2019. EPC: C

WINKWORTH GOLDERS GREEN: 020 8458 8313 goldersgreen@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/golders-green

WINKWORTH SHEPHERDS BUSH: 020 8735 3265 shepherdsbush@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/shepherds-bush

Palace Gardens Terrace, W8

£650 PER WEEK FEES APPLY, SEE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS • Reception room • Kitchen / breakfast room • Two bedrooms

2

Christian Street, E1 1

• En suite bathroom • Cloakroom / utility room • Roof terrace

1

£395 PER WEEK FEES APPLY, SEE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS

1

1

An outstanding 11th floor apartment just 0.5 of a mile from Aldgate East Station and situated in a highly desirable development that benefits from concierge, resident gymnasium and communal roof terrace. EPC: B

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

WINKWORTH SHOREDITCH: 020 7749 7650 shoreditch@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/shoreditch

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• Balcony • Porter / concierge • Part furnished

A two bedroom split level unfurnished flat situated on the top floor of a well maintained period building. Benefits include a private terrace, natural light and fantastic character throughout. Located on Palace Gardens Terrace close to Notting Hill Gate and High Street Kensington stations. EPC: E

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St. James’s Gardens, W11

£2,950 PER WEEK FEES APPLY, SEE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS

5

2

2

• Garden • Unfurnished

A rare opportunity to rent this beautiful listed house, which benefits from fantastic double reception with high ceilings, wooden floors, fireplace, fabulous light and views over the front and back gardens. Located on the garden square in the heart of Holland Park. EPC: E WINKWORTH NOTTING HILL: 020 7727 3227 nottinghill@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/notting-hill

Caithness Road, W14

£2,500 PER WEEK FEES APPLY, SEE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS • Library / den • Dressing room • Cloakroom

4

3

3

•G  arden •2  ,639 sq ft / 245 sq m •F  urnished / unfurnished

A four bedroom family house on this sought after street just off Brook Green. Immaculately presented throughout, the property further benefits from a separate library. Ideally located for the area’s numerous amenities, including excellent schools. The closest station is Hammersmith. EPC: D WINKWORTH HAMMERSMITH : 020 7371 4466 hammersmith@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/hammersmith

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W I N KWO R T H T H R O U G H T H E AG E S We look back at Winkworth’s impressive history and the property market milestones that have made it what it is today The company is founded in London’s Mayfair district by Henry Winkworth. The Winkworth family ran the Mayfair and Country House business until the early 1960s

1850 £75 is the cost to build a typical terraced worker home

1835 2019

Winkworth launches a Land & New Homes department

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House prices range from £150 for a cheap cottage to £800 for a house in the London suburbs

1900

1974 By now the company has expanded to ten offices

Simon Agace buys the company. At this time there are three Winkworth offices trading in Mayfair, Knightsbridge and Holland Park

1981 2017 House prices in England fall by 0.3% since December 2017. The average detached property in England is £365,697 and in London is £887,700

Winkworth celebrates its 180th birthday

Seven new franchisees are signed

2018

2016

Britain votes to leave the EU in the referendum. Brexit impacts the market and creates uncertainty. Prices have adjusted by 15% since 2014 with some properties now taking longer to complete

2015

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1981 Winkworth becomes London’s largest independent residential estate agent in the 1980s

Simon decides to franchise the business, making Winkworth the first estate agency to be franchised in the UK

Winkworth expands into the Spanish market with an office in Marbella, Costa del Sol. The typical first-time buyer borrows £137,000, with the average UK house price for first time buyers costing £202,765

2014

1980s

2012 Winkworth launches a China Desk to capitalise on the strong and growing interest in the London residential property market from Chinese buyers

1996

Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) is introduced on 1 December replacing the former Stamp Duty (SD). This requires homeowners to pay tax on any property or land over a certain price in England and Northern Ireland

An average firsttime buyer borrows £55,575 and earns an average of £21,575 per year

2004

Winkworth now has 25 franchised offices and Dominic Agace takes over from his father, Simon

2003

Dominic successfully leads Winkworth to float on the AIM London Stock Exchange. By now, Winkworth has 89 franchises in Great Britain and Portugal

2009

2008

The pound drops to its lowest value in 41 years and London quickly became very attractive for international property investors. Large portfolios are acquired fast, with new build developments often being sold entirely off-plan to international purchasers throughout 2009/2010

The financial crisis causes house prices to fall across the UK by an average of 16%

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Meath Crescent, E2 £625,000 LEASEHOLD • Penthouse apartment • Secure gated development • Overlooking Meath Gardens

3

1

3

• Secure underground parking • High spec finish

A beautiful penthouse apartment set within this modern development overlooking Meath gardens with easy access to Bethnal Green underground Station and Stepney Green. Accommodation comprises of two double bedrooms, two bathrooms, high quality furniture and a top specification finish throughout. EPC: D WINKWORTH BOW: 020 8981 6776 bow@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/bow

Court Road, SE9 £2,250,000 FREEHOLD • Over 5,500 sq ft •P  opular state and private schools nearby

6

3

5

•S  auna room and gym •0  .6 miles to Eltham and Mottingham stations

Located in this desirable road opposite the prestigious Blackheath Golf Club and backing onto the grounds of Eltham Palace is this superb Victorian town house with a detached coach house and large garden. EPC: E

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

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Lowther Road, SW13 £2,950,000 FREEHOLD • Study • Games room • Kitchen/dining room • Off street parking

6

2

3

This superb family house is situated in a quiet Cul-de-Sac and offers a wealth of accommodation and lateral space. The hallway enjoys views through to the limestone terrace and landscaped garden. The ground floor offers a through reception room, a study, a cloakroom, a utility room and of particular note, a spacious kitchen/dining room. There is a master bedroom suite, five further bedrooms and two bathrooms. In addition this attractive property features a large lower ground floor, ideal for use as a games room/media room or gym. Further benefits include off street parking. EPC: D

WINKWORTH BARNES: 020 8255 0088 | barnes@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/barnes

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Hewitt Road, N8 £985,000 FREEHOLD

4

2

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• Garden • Outhouse • Basement

Set over three, light filled floors, this four-bedroom Victorian family home has been beautifully renovated with a good balance of elegant decor and character throughout. EPC: D

WINKWORTH HARRINGAY: 020 8800 5151 harringay@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/harringay

Offord Road, N1 £775,000 LEASEHOLD

2

1

1

• Chain free • Own front door • Set over two floors

This exceptional maisonette close to Upper Street has been beautifully refurbished by the current owner and is available with no chain. Features include its own front door, a spacious, bright reception room, a tastefully refitted kitchen, two bedrooms and a contemporary bathroom. EPC: E WINKWORTH ISLINGTON: 020 7354 2480 islington@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/islington

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Shooters Hill Road, SE3 £2,150,000 FREEHOLD • Study • 60ft garden • Utility room • Workshop • Heath fronting views

5

3

3

An outstanding Grade II listed villa built in 1840. This impressive “Captain’s House” offers over 3,700 sq ft of living space and set within this prominent terrace directly fronting the Heath. The living space is arranged over the entire four floors. This is extremely rare on this terrace, with many neighbouring properties having separate accommodation on the ground floor or have been split into two or three conversions. To the rear is a wonderful 60ft garden with patio, lawn and pond with off street parking to the front drive for several cars. This magnificent home has to be viewed to be fully appreciated. EPC: Exempt

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Barkham Terrace, SE1 £2,895,000 FREEHOLD • Landscaped garden • Double basement • Private off street parking

5

3

5

• Cinema room • Surround Sound & Lutron Lighting

A stunning stucco fronted early Victorian house, close to Waterloo. Situated in a private road directly opposite the Imperial War Museum, this house has also been completely refurbished in the last few years to an extremely high standard. EPC: C WINKWORTH KENNINGTON: 020 7587 0600 kennington@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/kennington

Phillimore Gardens, W8 £2,500,000 SHARE OF FREEHOLD • Large reception room • Kitchen • Study

3

1

2

• Three bedrooms • Bathroom • Shower room

An impressive and beautifully decorated three bedroom upper maisonette situated on the second and third floors of a broad Victorian terraced house. EPC: D

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

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Myddelton Street, EC1R £695,000 SHARE OF FREEHOLD • Communal garden • Bicycle storage • Built in storage

1

1

1

A superb, lateral one-bedroom flat set on the first floor of a converted Georgian Terrace. The imposing and spacious apartment has exceptionally high ceilings with six very striking floor to ceiling sash windows, fitted with stylish shutters. The flat is offered in very good condition throughout, benefiting from a great deal of built-in storage and attractive wooden floors. Myddelton Street is a quiet no-through road, located moments from the popular Exmouth Market as well as Sadlers Wells. It is within easy walking distance of both Farringdon and Angel stations and many bus routes. It is also very convenient for St Pancras International Station. EPC: C

WINKWORTH CLERKENWELL: 020 7405 1288  | clerkenwell@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/clerkenwell

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Spotlight on

Reading & Northampton We explore two riverside towns; economicallythriving Reading and idyllic Northampton COUNTRY ESCAPE

by HELEN BROWN

Straddling two rivers, Reading benefits from having the Royal Berkshire countryside on its doorstep

Reading CITY LIVING

Reading is one of the UK's top retail destinations, home to the Oracle Shopping Centre and Broad Street Mall

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nly 30 minutes from London by train and with excellent transport links, Reading is a hub of commercial activity and home to a sizeable chunk of the capital’s commuters. The town centre is dominated by thriving shops and a £900 million railway station, soon to be the western terminal for London’s Elizabeth Line, while the University of Reading to the east gives the area a

distinctive buzz. With major international companies headquartered here, including Microsoft and pharmaceutical company Bayer, plus a large shopping and leisure centre, the Oracle, the town has a sturdy local economy. But it’s not all business. Straddling two rivers, the Thames and the Kennet, Reading is the hub of many watersports such as canoeing and rowing. A number of green spaces and quiet pubs can be found dotted along the riverfront, providing a quiet escape from the hectic town centre. Every year Reading Festival returns to the area, which, having started in 1971, has established itself as one of England’s biggest music festivals. The town also has a strong arts community with poetry, music and theatre performances held regularly at the Reading International Solidarity Centre (RISC) and the South Street Arts Centre. This fantastic economy and strong London links come with rapidly rising property prices. Having said that, Reading does offer a diverse range of homes including brilliant new-build and riverside properties. In the last year, terraced properties were shown to be the most popular in the area, selling on average for £323,970. The conservation area between King’s Road and the University of Reading is popular with residents, offering a range of studio, one, two and three bedroom serviced apartments, perfectly located in the centre of town. WINKWORTH READING — 0118 4022300 reading@winkworth.co.uk winkworth.co.uk/reading

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a rea focu s • reading & nor thampton

W I T H M O R E H E CTA R E S O F PA R K LA N D T H A N M O ST O F I TS M I D D L E E N G LA N D C O U N T E R PA RTS , N O RT H A M PTO N I S O N E O F T H E U K ' S G R E E N E ST TOW N S

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estled in a curve of the River Nene and home to more hectares of parkland than most of its Middle England counterparts, Northampton is one of the greenest towns in the country. The jewel in the crown is Abington Park, an expansive space brimming with ornamental gardens, tree-lined pathways, lakes and historic follies like Abington Park Museum. This enticing family attraction is found in a 15th century manor house that was once the home of Shakespeare’s granddaughter, Elizabeth Bernard. The building also plays host to the Spring Food Fair which sees over 25 artisan food and drink producers showcase their fare in what is undoubtedly one of the main events in Northamptonshire’s culinary calendar. The Racecourse is the largest of Northampton’s green spaces and throughout the sunnier months you’ll find it teeming with sports teams, sunbathers and young families. The town’s cultural offering is as vast as its parkland; the Royal and Derngate Theatre complex alone exhibits something to suit every taste, from classic and popular music to plays and comedy. The Northampton

Carnival takes place every summer, bringing residents together to enjoy a parade of floats, stalls and stage performances, while the Northampton Music Festival - now in its 11th year - celebrates the local music and arts scene. Families with young children benefit from Northamptonshire’s schools and childcare providers, many of which have been rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted, while young professionals enjoy the town’s restaurants, wine bars, plentiful shopping opportunities and proximity to London, which can be reached in just 45-minutes by train. With some of the most attractive and affordable housing on the commuter belt, Northampton has one of the fastest moving property markets in the country. Last year, the majority of sales in the area were terraced properties, selling for an average price of £196,706. Semi-detached properties sold for an average of £227,211, while detached properties fetched on average £357,158. WINKWORTH NORTHAMPTON — 01604 204455 northampton@winkworth.co.uk winkworth.co.uk/northampton

SPORTING HEROES

A war memorial to former Northampton Saints players stands in Franklin’s Garden rugby stadium

STRUCTURAL DELIGHTS

Northampton Guildhall is a Grade II listed building in St Giles' Square. It's now home to the borough council

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Scudamore Lane, NW9 O.I.E.O £700,000 FREEHOLD • Mature rear garden • Natural stone terrace • Bi-folding doors

3

1

2

• Quality modern kitchen & bathrooms • Driveway allows two spaces

A rare opportunity to acquire a beautifully renovated three-bedroom end-of-terrace house in the sought after and quaint Roe Green Village conservation area. EPC: D

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

Vulcan Terrace, SE4 £635,000 FREEHOLD

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2

• Courtyard garden • Triple length garage • Potential to extend

A semi-detached Victorian cottage located in the much sought-after Brockley Conservation Area. This beautifully presented house boasts charming period features, through reception living, a hard wood fitted kitchen and two spacious double bedrooms as well as a stunning bathroom complete with a roll top bath. EPC: E WINKWORTH NEW CROSS : 020 7277 7298 newcross@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/new-cross

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Elfort Road, N5

£2,000,000 FREEHOLD • Cinema room • Garden • Integrated Bluetooth Systemline entertainment system • Hive thermostat for temperature automation • Underfloor heating

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3

This exceptional, four bedroom house, set over four floors, is located on a popular residential road in the heart of Highbury. Presented in immaculate condition throughout, the home sympathetically blends the finest modern details with traditional Victorian design. The ground floor offers two well-proportioned reception rooms. A sizable dining kitchen is located to the rear of the house with bespoke cabinetry and the west facing landscaped garden is accessed via bi-fold doors. The lower floor offers a cinema room, utility and shower room. The upper floors provide four wellproportioned bedrooms and two bathrooms with master benefitting from an en suite. EPC: C

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St Lukes Road, W11

£825,000 SHARE OF FREEHOLD • Period building • Thoughtfully refurbished • Three large sash windows

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• Freestanding roll top bath

A beautifully refurbished two-bedroom apartment situated on the second floor of this elegant period building in the heart of Notting Hill. The flat’s whitewashed wooden floorboards reflect the abundance of natural light and adds to the overall sense of space. EPC: E WINKWORTH NOTTING HILL: 020 7727 3227 nottinghill@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/notting-hill

Ingersoll Road, W12 £1,400,000 FREEHOLD • Over 2,000 Sq ft • Double reception room • Kitchen / dining room

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2

2

• Wood flooring • Wine cellar • Private garden

A delightful five bedroom family home, full of character and charm, on this quiet sought after street. The property offers a wealth of original period features and is dripping with bohemian charm. A perfect home for those with artistic sensibilities. EPC: F WINKWORTH SHEPHERDS BUSH: 020 8735 3266 shepherdsbush@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/shepherds-bush

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Hanover Road, NW10 £1,599,950 FREEHOLD • Front and rear gardens • Accommodation of 2,250 sq ft • Three floors • Loft conversion • Underfloor heating

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A truly stunning family home in this great location on the Queen’s Park side of Chamberlayne Road. Accommodation is arranged over three floors measuring more than 2,250 sq ft including a loft conversion housing two guest bedrooms and a separate shower room. There are three further bedrooms on the first floor, one of which is a spectacular master suite with walk through wardrobes and en suite bathroom. There is also a separate family bathroom on this floor servicing the two other bedrooms. The downstairs is to die for. The owners have extended into the side return creating a fantastic kitchen diner which is linked to an open plan double aspect reception room at the front of the building. EPC: D

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Percy Road, W12

£675,000 SHARE OF FREEHOLD • Striking entertaining space • Landscaped private garden • Generous cellar

2

1

1

• High quality finish

An outstanding two bedroom garden flat situated on the ground floor of a Victorian Villa. Clever clashes between contemporary materials (steel, concrete, glass) and period proportions have been orchestrated to create a wonderful 21st century space. EPC: C WINKWORTH SHEPHERDS BUSH: 020 8735 3266 shepherdsbush@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/shepherds-bush

Uxbridge Road, W12 £450,000 LEASEHOLD • Two double bedrooms • Open plan kitchen • Well-appointed bathroom

2

1

1

• No onward chain • Easy access to public transport

An unusual and beguiling apartment situated on the first floor of this wonderfully eccentric Grade II listed Edwardian building. Offering almost 700 square foot, the flat is as spacious as it is awash with natural light with many idiosyncratic period details. EPC: G WINKWORTH SHEPHERDS BUSH: 020 8735 3266 shepherdsbush@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/shepherds-bush

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Palace Gardens Terrace, W8 £3,750,000 SHARE OF FREEHOLD • Double reception room • Kitchen / dining / living room • Principal bedroom with en suite and sauna • Two further bedrooms • Two further bathrooms • Study / bedroom four • West facing garden • Balcony

3

2

3

A spectacular three bedroom triplex situated on the raised ground, lower ground and first floors of a broad stucco fronted Victorian terraced house. The property has excellent entertaining space including a double reception room with high ceilings and a large kitchen/dining/living room on first floor. The principal bedroom has a large bathroom with sauna. There is a West facing garden and a balcony off the first floor. EPC: D

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

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LIVING HISTORY

We discover incredible family homes within easy reach of the UK’s most fascinating heritage sites

Sleepers Hill SO22 • £2,995,000 Freehold • An exceptional and contemporary five-bedroom home on a soughtafter private road in Winchester. • Just 1.2 miles from King’s House, a late 17th-century planned royal palace in Hampshire. • St Catherine’s Hill and the Isle of Wight are lovely views that can be seen from the balcony of the master bedroom. • This area is particular good for families with many well-regarded schools for all ages, including Winchester College and Peter Symonds College.

Did you know? There are 31 World Heritage Sites in the UK and over 300 National Trust properties

— WINKWORTH WINCHESTER 01962 866777 winkworth.co.uk/winchester

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POLESDEN LACEY

LONDON LIVING

Sandy Court

Family homes perfect for exploring the capital’s many historial sites and palaces

KT11 • £1,200,000 Freehold • An attractive five-bedroom detached family house with mature, wellmaintained gardens. • Located 7.7 miles from Polesden Lacey, a National Trust property which was once home to the famous Edwardian hostess Mrs Greville as she entertained royalty and the celebrities of her time. • The property benefits from having a double garage and off-street parking for multiple cars and has the potential for redevelopment and extension (subject to all of the usual planning permissions). — WINKWORTH WEYBRIDGE 01932 854400 winkworth.co.uk/weybridge

B A R K H A M T E R RAC E SE1 • £2,895,000 - FREEHOLD — ­

A stunning, stucco-fronted early Victorian house within walking distance of Waterloo • 0.6 miles away from Lambeth Palace and seconds away from the Imperial War Museum. WINKWORTH KENNINGTON

020 7587 0600 • winkworth.co.uk/kennington

R U N N YME D E AND AN K E RYWYC K E

W I G TO N P L AC E

SE11 • £1,150,000 - FREEHOLD — ­

A stunning three-bedroom house forming part of a gated mews development in the heart of Kennington • The Historic Royal Palaces Banqueting House is 1.9 miles away. WINKWORTH KENNINGTON

020 7587 0600 • winkworth.co.uk/kennington

Woodlands Road West

GU25 • £3,250,000 Freehold • A wonderful six-bedroom residence situated in an acre of private grounds. • Just 4.1 miles away from the Runnymede and Ankerwycke National Trust site. • The nearby villages of Ascot, Sunningdale and Windlesham all offer well-regarded pubs, restaurants

and sporting amenities including the world renowned Wentworth Golf Club and Ascot racecourse. • Surrey and Berkshire are applauded for having a high standard of education, with the area being served by a number of state and independent schools. — WINKWORTH SUNNINGDALE 01344 291639 winkworth.co.uk/sunningdale

EDGE STREET

W8 • £1,795,000 - FREEHOLD — ­

A unique, detached house in the heart of Hillgate Village • Beautifully presented over three floors, with a patio garden and roof terrace • Kensington Palace is situated 1.2 miles away. WINKWORTH KENSINGTON

020 7727 1500 • winkworth.co.uk/kensington

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Hillside Road, SW2 £1,250,000 FREEHOLD • Garage • Breakfast room • Ground floor guest cloakroom

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• Mature gardens • Unique setting and plot

A unique stone-faced detached character property with an interesting history. This fascinating five-bedroom house has masses of ground floor entertaining space, superb features and mature gardens. It is unlike anything else you will see in the area and is a special home full of period charm. EPC: F WINKWORTH STREATHAM: 020 8769 6699 streatham@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/streatham

Thirlmere Road, SW16 £650,000 SHARE OF FREEHOLD • Private garden • Private access • En suite luxury shower room

2

1

2

•S  olid oak Herringbone laid parquet flooring • Modern fully integrated kitchen

This immaculate ground floor two double bedroom apartment with two bathrooms and a large private garden has been completely renovated to produce high quality and well-appointed modern light-filled living within an attractive Victorian semi-detached house on the edge of Tooting Bec Common. EPC: C WINKWORTH STREATHAM: 020 8769 6699 streatham@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/streatham

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Grovelands Road, N13 £1,200,000 FREEHOLD • Outbuilding • Driveway • Landscaped rear garden

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3

1

An outstanding Edwardian residence perfectly blending beautiful character features with contemporary finishing touches. Situated within the desirable ‘Lakes’ conservation area, moments to Palmers Green mainline BR station (to Moorgate) and the popular Broomfield Park. EPC: D

WINKWORTH PALMERS GREEN: 020 8920 9900 | palmersgreen@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/palmers-green

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Suffolk Road, SW13

£2,495,000 FREEHOLD • Cloakroom • Utility room • Garden Studio House

Coniger Road, SW6 4

4

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£2,850,000 FREEHOLD • Garden • “Lion House” • Planning permission to extend

•S  outh facing rear garden •F  ront garden with off street parking

5

2

3

• Prime Parsons Green • Located in the prestigious Peterborough Estate

An opportunity to acquire a completely refurbished and extended semidetached four bedroom house with a spacious and light living room and a self-contained garden studio, within walking distance to the River Thames and excellent schools. EPC: C

Spacious five bedroom family home benefitting from a stunning newly refurbished kitchen with bi-fold doors opening onto a garden, a double reception room, a media/play room in the basement, master bedroom with en suite bathroom, four further bedrooms, study, two bathrooms, shower room and guest cloakroom. EPC: E

WINKWORTH BARNES: 020 8255 0088 barnes@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/barnes

WINKWORTH FULHAM AND PARSONS GREEN: 020 7731 3388 fulham@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/fulham-parsons-green

Park View Road, W5

£1,975,000 LEASEHOLD • Large arrival hall • Guest powder room • Laundry room

Greenwich South Street, SE10 3

1

2

• Concierge •R  oof terrace with 360 degree panoramic views over London

O.I.E.O £1,150,000 •F  our bedroom house •F  our storeys  arge east facing garden •L

FREEHOLD

4

2

2

• Bathroom and separate WC • Large kitchen diner • Original features

The creation of The Birchwood is one of the most visionary projects London has seen in years. Located in the prestigious W5 area of Ealing, on the eminently desirable Park View Road, The Birchwood comprises six meticulously appointed three and four-bedroom lateral apartments offering bespoke wall to wall luxury. EPC: B

A wonderful four bedroom family home that is presented in stunning order throughout and is perfectly located within the heart of West Greenwich, just moments from mainline rail and DLR, plus a short walk away from the Royal Park. EPC: E

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

WINKWORTH GREENWICH: 020 3053 3033 greenwich@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/greenwich

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Woodborough Road, SW15 £3,950,000 FREEHOLD • Conservatory • Study • Gym • Utility room • Two ground floor WCs • 85 ft west facing garden • Swimming pool • Garage and off street parking

7

3

5

A superb detached period property in this highly sought after prime West Putney location. Originally built in 1870, the property has been the subject of a major refurbishment programme and is presented to an outstanding interior design finish. The accommodation offers three wonderful reception rooms, a bespoke luxury kitchen, seven bedrooms and five bathrooms. Of particular note is the master bedroom, complimented by a sumptuously appointed bathroom and two walk-in wardrobes. The kitchen, conservatory and drawing room open onto the large landscaped garden, complete with a swimming pool built into the decking. EPC: D

WINKWORTH PUTNEY: 020 8788 9295 | putney@winkworth.co.uk | winkworth.co.uk/putney

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Winkworth directors from across the country share their experiences on the job

Q&A

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W E L O V E W H AT W E D O A N D T H AT R E F L E C T S I N THE SERVICE WE OFFER

Jamie MOORE —

DIRECTOR Winkworth Poringland 01508 528880 • jmoore@winkworth.co.uk winkworth.co.uk/poringland

How long have you worked in property?

My first day in estate agency was 13 March 2006 . I was 16 years old and it was my first full time job. I had just left a bricklaying course and a part-time job at Pizza Hut. What drives you to do a brilliant job?

I just genuinely love what I do. I think when you enjoy going to work everyday, it brings the best out of you and in turn you do a brilliant job. What has been your most memorable transaction?

Whiteford Cottage, a property in Stoke Holy Cross sold in the summer last year. This is memorable because of what the vendor said to me on the day of completion. She came in with her keys and said to me that I had changed her life. She never believed that she would be in a financial position to buy a detached bungalow because she never thought she would achieve the price we valued her home for – we did, and we did it within five days!

What advice would you give to someone moving here for the first time?

Make sure you discover the scenic walks Poringland and the neighbouring villages offer. What are the best-kept local secrets?

Definitely the farmers market and the food in the Railway Tavern. Why should a vendor or landlord instruct your office?

We love what we do and that reflects in the service we offer. We always go above and beyond for every client. Our proactive marketing supersedes our competitors and the results show. Fun fact about the area?

In December the streets of Poringland come together for the annual Santa run in aid of EACH childrens charity. The route is flooded with members of the community dressed up in Santa suits. We were the proud sponsors this year. What is the most common mistake people make when buying or selling, and how can others avoid it?

Often I see people fall in love with a property but they can’t get themselves in a position quick enough to be able to go for it. My advice would be to market their home and secure a buyer first, in order to make their position to buy much stronger.

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behind the brand • Q&A

Matthew LEONARD and Lucy MCILROY —

DIRECTORS Winkworth Bath 01225 829000 • mleonard@winkworth.co.uk • lmcilroy@winkworth.co.uk winkworth.co.uk/bath

What drives you to do a brilliant job?

L: There is no greater satisfaction than picking up the keys from a satisfied seller and handing them over to a delighted buyer. What has been your most memorable transaction?

M: Lucy and I were involved in helping a famous Hollywood film star sell off his Bath properties. If money were no object, where would you live and why?

L: I would buy one of the townhouses within either one of Bath’s famous crescents or The Circus. I love classic Georgian architecture and Bath has some of the finest examples in the UK. What do you love about the area?

M: Bath is the UK’s only UNESCO World Heritage City but it feels more like a village. It

combines town and country living in a unique way which attracts many people from all over the world. Why should a vendor or landlord instruct your office?

L: We have many years of experience with property sales in Bath and Denise, our lettings manager, has more 5* Google reviews than we’ve ever seen before. Fun fact about the area?

M: German astronomer William Herschel lived in Bath in 1781 when he discovered Uranus. His home is now the site of the Herschel Museum of Astronomy. What’s unique about the team?

L: We are partners at work and at home and have two sons, Patrick and James, aged five and three. We have extensive knowledge of the local market and we love what we do. What’s your favourite road in the area and why?

M: Bathwick Hill has some truly stunning properties. At one such spectacular property, Lucy was actually moved to tears. She was pregnant at the time.

I LOVE GEORGIAN A R C H I T E C T U R E A N D B AT H HAS SOME OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES IN THE UK

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Sigdon Road, E8

Cornwall Gardens, SW7

£1,350,000 FREEHOLD

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1

3

£2,250,000 SHARE OF FREEHOLD

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1

• South facing garden • Modernised Victorian home • Period features

 eception room •R •K  itchen •T  wo bedrooms (one en suite)

An impressive mid-terrace home with 1798 sq ft of accommodation close to Hackney Downs. Practically arranged over four floors, the property features a spacious through reception, contemporary kitchen with access to south facing garden, five bedrooms and three bathrooms. EPC: C

An exceptional South facing first floor flat on the favoured North terrace of this ever-popular garden square. This wonderful two bedroom flat is presented in good order throughout and extends to 1143sq/ft (106sq/m) with magnificent views front and back. EPC: D

WINKWORTH HACKNEY: 020 8986 4216 hackney@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/hackney

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

Bessborough Road, HA1

£825,000 FREEHOLD

• Master bedroom and en suite on top floor • Bright and modern décor

• Bathroom • Mezzanine study area • Balcony

Bridgewood Road, KT4 4

2

3

•F  itted wardrobes •Q  uick and easy transport links to Central London

£589,950 FREEHOLD •U  tiliy room •G  arden  ownstairs WC •D

4

2

Well-presented, deceptively spacious four- bedroom, two-bathroom end of terraced family home situated close to Worcester Park High Street and Mainline Train Station. The property boasts a stunning open plan rear aspect kitchen/diner/family room that opens directly to its 60 ft private rear garden. EPC: E

WINKWORTH HARROW: 020 8861 3933 harrow@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/harrow

WINKWORTH WORCESTER PARK: 020 8335 5555 worcesterpark@winkworth.co.uk  | winkworth.co.uk/worcester-park

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• No onward chain • Four bedrooms • Quick transport links into London

This exceptionally presented four bedroom semi-detached house is located in Harrow-on-the-Hill and makes for a sleek and modern family home. EPC: E

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A PLACE IN THE SUN David King, Head of Winkworth International on matching lifestyle with location

B

uying a property overseas is a lifelong dream for many. Nothing is more exciting than selecting a lifestyle and a country that suits your needs. But as with any property purchase, there are a number of things to consider before you take the plunge, not least location. You’ll want somewhere that is convenient for transport links and doesn’t cost a fortune to get to. France, Spain and Portugal are among the most popular destinations for Brits setting up sticks in sunnier climes; Spain hosts the largest group of British expats in the EU at an estimated 309,000. Spain’s Costa del Sol is 100 pleasurable miles of cosmopolitan golden sands and a constant favourite with British property hunters. It averages 2,900 hours of sunshine each year compared to Brighton with 1,570. What’s more, it’s a real international melting pot comprising 137 nationalities, according to the last census. This means you’ll have no problem finding an English-speaking lawyer, surveyor or any other property professionals you might need. In France too, the process of buying is straightforward since the British have been buying homes there for so long. It’s also worth noting the range of environments to choose from with ski slopes, seaside and everything in between - because it all boils down to lifestyle in the end. You could go for a flat in Paris, with no garden but a terrace, lending itself perfectly to lock up and leave or rent out on Airbnb. On the other hand, a second home in the south of France will more easily afford a beautiful garden, swimming pool and easy access to the sea. In which case, you might fly to Nice where you can rent a car at the airport to get you from beach to bakery and back again. Property maintenance is another point to consider; a little Parisian flat should be fairly low-maintenance, whereas a larger farmhouse with land in the Lot region or a poolside villa in Nice will need more attention. If it’s beaches you want, you can’t go wrong with following the 49,000 Brits currently living in Portugal.

The Algarve - with Faro as its pseudo-capital - offers the promise of playing golf all year in the sunshine, while Lisbon appeals to expats and retirees for whom the Algarve is too sleepy or seasonal. Faro airport is well serviced with frequent flights and is an easy half-hour drive from popular spots on the central Algarve. It’s worth bearing in mind that if you plan to stay in Portugal for more than three months, you must register at your local Câmara Municipal (town hall) within four months of arrival. Here, you will be granted a residency certificate for five years or however long you intend to stay. Registering will allow you to access services like social security, healthcare and education. Just as there would be if you were buying a property in the UK, there will be a range of other costs besides the purchase price when buying overseas. You may need to consider bank transfer fees, furniture shipping, taxation and insurance costs. Above all, what’s crucial is that you take the time to have a good look around your chosen region first, and where possible, try before you buy.

DAVID KING

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

Did you know?

Property taxes are lower in France than in Britain, and the same 20% VAT applies on all goods, just like in the UK

LOT, FRANCE €690,000

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Beaulieu-Sur-Mer, France

€4,200,000

• 300 sq m of accommodation • Sitting room • Studio apartment • 2 garages

5

1

5

A classic “belle-époque” villa just above the beach with outstanding views over the Mediterranean to Cap Ferrat. This is a “turn key” proposition for a fully renovated authentic building. It is set in 700 sq m of grounds with large terraces and a swimming pool.

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

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Nr Puy-L’Évêque, Lot, France €577,500

• Kitchen/dining room • Swimming pool • Gardens of 3,000 sq m • Heating via reversible air-conditioning system

3

1

3

A magnificent stone property situated in a small village. There are a variety of shops and restaurants in the adjoining village about 3km away. The house is fully modernised with spacious and contemporary interiors, there is oak or limestone flooring throughout and spectacular woodland views.

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

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Troia Peninsula, Portugal From €500,000 • Private pool • Gated developments

3+

2+

2+

• Direct access to the beach and golf course

Winkworth are delighted to market an array of architecturally designed villas distributed among the beach, golf, lake and park, comprising areas between 1,150 square metres and 2,850 square metres. Further plots are available STC.

WINKWORTH PORTUGAL: 020 3941 9800 portugal@winkworth.pt | winkworth-international.com

Marbella, Spain €430,000

3

2

2

• Two communal swimming pools • Roof terrace • 24 hour security service

This beautifully refurbished townhouse with three bedrooms is located close to the beach within a gated urbanisation next to San Pedro de Alcántara beach. Offering bright and spacious open-plan living this lovely home also benefits from a large roof terrace, communal pools and gardens. WINKWORTH SPAIN: 0034 952880941 info@winkworth.es  | winkworth.es

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Troia Peninsula, Portugal From €500,000

• Gated development • Private garden • Balcony • 24hr Security • Direct access to private beach • Potential to add private pool

2+

2

2+

Time House villas designed by architect Joao Paciencia are part of the Ocean Village development moments from the beach and offering exquisite sea views. The modern architecture complements the stunning setting perfectly, and the beach houses are available as two-bedroom properties with a build area over 190 square metres.

WINKWORTH PORTUGAL: 020 3941 9800 | portugal@winkworth.pt | winkworth-international.com

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Paris 16th, France

Lucca, Tuscany, Italy

€975,000

1

1

1

€1,300,000

4

1

4

• Large salon/dining area • Fully fitted kitchen

• Study • Laundry room • 3 underground parking spaces

A beautifully decorated apartment with views to the Eiffel Tower from the balcony. It is on the fifth floor of a 1900 building in the prestigious surroundings of the chic 16th arrondissement near L’Etoile. Very sunny and bright with a lift and decorated to a high standard.

A unique apartment of 290 sq m in the medieval centre of Lucca. It is located in the Duomo area and near the ramparts. Bright and sunny on the second floor of a period building with elegant loggia and lift. There are high ceilings with frescos, elegant parquet flooring, modern kitchen and bathrooms.

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

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

Troia Peninsula, Portugal From €250,000

• Heating via reversible airconditioning system

Marbella, Spain 1+

1+

1+

€685,000

2

2

• Shared swimming pools • Direct access to private beach • Gated development

• Conservatory • Jacuzzi • Covered and uncovered terraces

Owning a property in a European paradise is now possible thanks to the launch of the stunning Troia resort. A spectrum of properties now available from Studio apartments through to architecturally designed beach villas. Perfect holiday homes in a Portuguese oasis.

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WINKWORTH PORTUGAL: 020 3941 9800 portugal@winkworth.pt | winkworth-international.com

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A simply stunning family villa located in the sought-after King’s and Queen’s area of Sotogrande Costa. Sotogrande is a privately owned, gated estate where residents enjoy world class polo facilities, tennis and padel clubs, sailing clubs as well as a choice of world class golf courses.

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Winkworth Office Directory 2019 Over 95 offices in the UK, and over 55 in London

London Offices London Central Clerkenwell & City 020 7405 1288 40 Bowling Green Lane, EC1R 0NE 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 Notting Hill 020 7727 3227 178 Westbourne Grove, W11 2RH nottinghill@winkworth.co.uk Paddington & Bayswater 020 7467 5770 23 Leinster Terrace, W2 3ET paddington@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 Brentford 020 8560 1125 Brentford Lock, 7 High St, Brentford TW8 8AQ brentford@winkworth.co.uk 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 190 Fulham Palace Road, W6 9PA 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 Hammersmith 020 7371 4466 129 Shepherd’s Bush Road, W6 7LP hammersmith@winkworth.co.uk Kensal Rise & Queen’s Park 020 8960 4947 Bridge House, Chamberlayne Road, NW10 3NR kensalrise@winkworth.co.uk North Kensington 020 7792 5000 141 Ladbroke Grove, W10 6HJ northkensington@winkworth.co.uk Shepherd’s Bush 020 8735 3266 97 Uxbridge Road, W12 8NL shepherdsbush@winkworth.co.uk London South Barnes 020 8255 0088 2 Barnes High Street, SW13 9LB barnes@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

Dulwich 020 8299 2722 97 Lordship Lane, SE22 8HU dulwich@winkworth.co.uk Greenwich 020 3053 3033 279 - 283 Greenwich High Road, SE10 8NB greenwich@winkworth.co.uk Herne Hill 020 7501 8950 236 Railton Road, SE24 0JT hernehill@winkworth.co.uk Kennington 020 7587 0600 299 Kennington Road, SE11 4QE kennington@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

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

Crouch End 020 8342 9999 12 Broadway Parade, Tottenham Lane, N8 9DE crouchend@winkworth.co.uk

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

Finchley 020 8349 3388 364 Regent’s Park Road, N3 2LJ finchley@winkworth.co.uk

Richmond 020 8940 9986 5 Westminster House, Kew Road, TW9 2ND richmond@winkworth.co.uk

Golders Green 020 8458 8313 891 Finchley Road, NW11 8RR goldersgreen@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 Surbiton 26 Brighton Road, Surbiton, KT6 5PQ 020 3861 0010 surbiton@winkworth.co.uk Surrey Quays 020 7237 9119 First floor, 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

Worcester Park 020 8335 5555 33 Brabham Court, Central Road, KT4 8EG worcesterpark@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 Islington 020 7354 2480 65 Upper Street, N1 0NY islington@winkworth.co.uk Kingsbury 020 8204 0000 499 Kingsbury Road, NW9 9ED kingsbury@winkworth.co.uk

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Kentish Town 020 7485 9210 306 Kentish Town Road, NW5 2TH kentishtown@winkworth.co.uk Palmers Green 020 8920 9900 393 Green Lanes, N13 4JG palmersgreen@winkworth.co.uk Willesden Green 020 8451 1000 90 Walm Lane, NW2 4QY willesden@winkworth.co.uk London East Bow 020 8981 6776 429 Roman Road, E3 5LX bow@winkworth.co.uk Hackney 020 8986 4216 17 Lower Clapton Road, E5 0NS hackney@winkworth.co.uk Shoreditch 020 7749 7650 184 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 43 Northbrook Street, Newbury, RG14 1DT newbury@winkworth.co.uk Reading 0118 4022300 Blagrave House, 17 Blagrave Street, Reading, RG1 1QB reading@winkworth.co.uk Sunningdale 01344 291639 3 Broomhall Buildings, London Road, Sunningdale, Ascot, SL5 0DH sunningdale@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 Cornwall Fowey 01726 833 000 Trafalgar House, Trafalgar Square, Fowey, Cornwall PL23 1AZ fowey@winkworth.co.uk

Devon Dartmouth 01803 832288 3a Market Street, Dartmouth, TQ6 9QE dartmouth@winkworth.co.uk Exeter 01392 271177 25 Southernhay East, EX1 1QP exeter@winkworth.co.uk Torbay 01803 444595 44 Middle Street, Brixham, TQ5 8EJ torbay@winkworth.co.uk Dorset Highcliffe 01425 270055 279 Lymington Road, Highcliffe, BH23 5EB highcliffe@winkworth.co.uk Mudeford 01425 274444 4 Falcon Drive, Mudeford, Christchurch, BH23 4BA mudeford@winkworth.co.uk Poole 01202 733000 135 Penn Hill Avenue, Lower Parkstone, Poole, BH14 9LY poole@winkworth.co.uk Southbourne 01202 434365 29 Southbourne Grove, Bournemouth, BH6 3QT southbourne@winkworth.co.uk Westbourne 01202 767633 77 Poole Road, Bournemouth, BH4 9BB westbourne@winkworth.co.uk Essex Leigh on Sea 01702 470625 218 Leigh Road, Leigh on Sea, Essex, SS9 1BP leighonsea@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 Milford on Sea 01590 642641 5 Church Hill, Milford on Sea, SO41 0QH milford@winkworth.co.uk Petersfield 01730 267274 26 High Street, Petersfield, GU32 3JL petersfield@winkworth.co.uk Romsey 01794 511911 18 Market Place, Romsey, SO51 8NA romsey@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 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 1XX 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 Sleaford 01529 303377 3 Northgate, Sleaford, NG34 7BH sleaford@winkworth.co.uk Norfolk Poringland 01508 528880 Unit 2, Overtons Way Poringland, Norwich, NR14 7WB poringland@winkworth.co.uk North Somerset Bath 01225 829000 13 Argyle Street, Bath BA2 4BQ bath@winkworth.co.uk Northamptonshire Northampton 01604 204455 221 Wellingborough Road, Northampton NN1 4EF northampton@winkworth.co.uk

Nottinghamshire Newark 01636 611666 23 Bridge Street, Newark, NG24 1EE newark@winkworth.co.uk Surrey Banstead 01737 362 362 100 High Street, Banstead, SM7 2NN banstead@winkworth.co.uk 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 0034 952 88 09 41 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 & Cyprus

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