Excellent cottage comfort in Denmead

Rose Cottage, Soake Road, Denmead Reputedly built in the middle of the 19th Century, Rose Cottage has been meticulously presented and maintained to create a fabulous home. Constructed of flint and brick under a thatched roof, the accommodation briefly comprises a storm porch, reception hall, double aspect sitting room with feature open fireplace, study/occasional bedroom, […]

Hairdressers’ shop unit is definitely a cut above the rest – and a snip at £110,000

Highland Road, Southsea Here’s an excellent opportunity to purchase a ground-floor shop unit in Highland Road, Southsea. This glass-fronted shop is currently being used as a hairdressers (known as Suarve) and is being sold with all the hairdressing equipment and miscellaneous items. Call us today to arrange a viewing. £110,000 CHINNECK SHAW (023) 9282 6731 […]

Five fabulous family homes in Southsea

With a wide range of properties, the seaside resort of Southsea is always a popular choice with buyers. Here are five of the best family homes for sale in the area. Merton Road, Southsea ‘Chaplain House’ is a striking period residence in the heart of Southsea, with spacious accommodation to suit the largest of families. […]

Have you got one of those old ‘septic tank’ thingies?

2020 deadline allows property owners to upgrade their tanks With Mike Papps, partner, BCM Rural Property Specialists, Winchester The deadline is fast approaching to meet new environmental regulations standards requiring many rural homeowners to upgrade their septic tanks. Installing a new septic tank which discharges into a watercourse has been banned for many years; however, […]

City streets of Portsmouth are paved with opportunity

  ‘Too many people concentrate on investment growth’   A report on The News’ website about the 10 most expensive Portsmouth streets in which to buy a home came as no surprise to local estate agent Colin Shairp. Colin, director of Town and Country Southern and Fine and Country Southern Hampshire estate agencies based in […]

You just can’t beat a ‘traditional agent’

‘We also have the expertise to juggle all the balls and not drop them’ By Colin Shairp, director, Fine and Country Southern Hampshire   Some estate agents are reporting sales fall-through rates of a third but to me that statistic represents two things: major disappointment for vendors and a terrible waste of energy by agents. […]