Sales of halogen light bulbs to be banned from September

Halogen light bulbs will be banned from this September as part of a raft of measures by the UK government to tackle climate change.

A good school comes top of home buying priorities in UK

Good schools have come out on top in a recent survey questioning the priorities of parents in the UK, when choosing a place to live. The research found that not everyone is happy with their current home with only half of those living in an old house in the country saying this is their dream home type and a...

Property of the Week: A stunning chapel conversion in Dover

Imagine walking into a room the size of a cathedral with gorgeously designed stained glass windows that allow endless rays of light to enter. The ancient walls could tell you stories of the thousands of people who walked, laughed, and prayed within. Living in churches is becoming more and more popular, because it provides people with the space and...

Property of the Week: An Oxford house with a shark in the roof!

  We have featured very peculiar houses in our property of the week articles, but Headington’s famous shark house might be a contender for the most unique one. The property is situated in an east Oxford suburb and is being marketed at families or mature students to rent for £519 a week, or £2,250 a month.

Property of the week- A 19th century train station in Lincolnshire

This week’s property of the week can only be referred to as unusual. A converted 19th century train station with railway track and a train as a bonus is currently on the market for £600,000. The 1872 house is a former Great Northern Railway station in Rippingale, Lincolnshire and features five reception rooms, four cloakrooms and three bedrooms.

‘Let to rent’ becoming more popular in the UK

‘Let to rent’ – where a home owner rents their home out and then rents a place in another location – is becoming more popular in the UK, according to experts. Whilst the concept isn’t new, it is becoming far more prevalent as an alternative living option, with the cost of moving, place of work and school catchment areas...

Property of the Week: A stunning barn house conversion!

This week’s property of the week is a stunning barn conversion located in Etloe, Gloucestershire. The eye catching property is set in a 33 acre plot of landscaped fields and panoramic views of the  River Severn. Named Little Hagloe Barns, it has a modern barn structure and a 4 acre paddock with the option to also purchase the adjoining...

Property of the Week: 19th century house with its own mooring!

This four-bedroom home in Milton Keynes is up for sale for £750,000 and comes with its own 60-foot mooring. Dating back to around 1850, the property is a chance to own a rare piece of Milton Keynes history, according to Taylors Executive Homes. Tucked away on the banks of the Grand Union Canal, the property once formed part of...

Property of the Week: Neat seaside cottage in Devon

This Devon cottage is perfect for anyone looking for a home by the sea or a peaceful holiday cottage. Located just around the corner from Babacombe Downs, near Torquay, Willow Cottage boasts spectacular views across Lyme Bay towards East Devon and Dorset. It’s also ideally situated to enjoy scenic coastal walks and the seasonal funicular railway.

Property of the Week: 1.75m Penarth property with breath taking sea views

Located on the prestigious Cliff Parade in Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan, this luxurious designer home plays host to breath-taking views. So, if your idea of total property bliss is being able to stare out over the far reaching sea from your bedroom balcony, then Penarth House might be your ultimate dream property. It will set you back a cool...

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