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New-build homes at Priddys Hard, Gosport

  Local agents Fox & Sons are soon to launch The Ordnance Yard, a unique collection of coastal homes at historic Priddys Hard in Gosport, Hampshire. Once the site of the Royal Navy’s armaments production, The Ordnance Yard will now become a development of nine contemporary homes designed by award winning John Pardey Architects and […]

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5 of the best family homes in Southsea

5 of the best family homes in Southsea

From seven-figure luxury to reasonably-priced period property, these five homes showcase the some of the best Southsea has to offer. Auckland Road West Stunning, spacious and literally steps from Southsea seafront, this six-bedroom detached house has been lovingly and innovatively refurbished to create a wonderful family home.  Set over three floors, this property gives a […]

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Seafront location is ‘shore’ to please…

Seafront location is ‘shore’ to please…

A superb Hayling Island property from FINE & COUNTRY EMSWORTH     As inhabitants of an island nation, it’s common for most of us to like to go down to the sea. The shoreside combination of fresh air and expansive views always appeals, and when there’s nothing to interrupt the view between your garden wall […]

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5 of the best homes in Old Portsmouth

5 of the best homes in Old Portsmouth

Space, style and character –  these Old Portsmouth properties have it all. Pembroke Park This substantial town house is situated in the private gated development of Pembroke Park, a former Garrison Barracks which offers open spaces and mature, well-manicured grounds rarely found in the area. The spacious accommodation is spread over three primary floors, and […]

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Featured property: the cubist house with all the angles covered

Featured property: the cubist house with all the angles covered

Hayling Island is home to many interesting houses, but few could claim to match Northshore. The “cubist” style house was built in the 1930s , it’s thought to a design from an Italian architect. But a more recent substantial renovation has made the property as relevant to today’s lifestyle as it was to the mid-war […]

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Comment: The country is unmoved, literally, by another election

Comment: The country is unmoved, literally, by another election

There seems to be a new summer trend in the UK – get the country out to vote! In 2014 it was the Scottish independence referendum grabbing attention while in 2015 the whole country turned out to vote for Westminster seats. In 2016 we had that EU referendum and now 2017 means another General Election […]

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Featured property – Georgian House, Gosport

Featured property – Georgian House, Gosport

It’s not necessarily bad when things turn out to be not as they first appear. Closest primary school: Elson Infant School,Ofsted rating – Good Take a property for sale at Hardway in Gosport, for instance. Although it appears Georgian from the outside, complete with an upper floor window that’s bricked in as homage to the dreaded […]

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5 great homes in Waterlooville

5 great homes in Waterlooville

From luxury family accommodation to cosy period charm, these homes show some of the great variety on offer in Waterlooville. London Road This stunning five-bedroom home lies between Waterlooville and Cowplain, with convenient access to local amenities, bus routes, woodland walks and the A3 (M). The property is approached via a private access leading to […]

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Featured property: Silver Birches, Warblington

Featured property: Silver Birches, Warblington

Hearing the word renovation may have many people looking at a home for the first time trying hard to spot the gaps. But Anne-Marie Green, of Fine and Country in Emsworth, is confident that, with standards of workmanship so high, there are no gaps to spot in what has been achieved with Silver Birches at […]

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Opinion: Why only using Rightmove would be the WRONG move

Opinion: Why only using Rightmove would be the WRONG move

It’s easy to be dismiss the value of local newspapers for advertising residential property but things are never as straightforward as they seem. Take the “Advertising Insights: Newspapers” report recently issued by online property advertising portal Rightmove to persuade estate agents to place more business with it. It announces that local papers lost 11.2 per […]

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