Country Property News

There's been a "rebalancing of the market between London and the country", says Savills, as the capital lags a sharp increase in £1m+ sales across the UK.

Country towns and villages are seeing a much bigger rise in property searches than major cities, reports Rightmove

Savills has revised its prime rental price forecasts. Prime London rents are now expected to fall by 3% this year, with inflation of +7.6% over the next five years

Average prime values outside of London have climbed beyond their 2007 peak for the first time, says Savills, and now sit some 1.4% above their pre-crash high.

Edinburgh usually dominates the Scottish prime market, but more rural locations have stepped up since the Spring Coronavirus lockdown was eased.

Jane Austen was a frequent visitor to Ashe Park, which is now on the market via Savills.

The latest Savills buyer survey reveals "a greater urgency in the desire to move home", allowing the top-end estate agency to predict that the current surge in buying activity will continue beyond the…

August's most popular property listings included an Essex mansion, a Cornish recording studio and a "Grand Lodge" in Staffordshire.

"One would have thought the very city itself was running out of the gates”, wrote Daniel Defoe of London in 1665. 

Large parts of the historic Lilford Hall Estate have not been lived in for half a century.

In Pictures: The magnificent West Woodyates estate in Dorset was once owned by political patriarch Thomas 'Diamond’ Pitt. It's up for sale for the first time since 1929, sporting an £18.5m asking price.

Covid-19 has changed the way many people view their daily commute, prompting some to look further afield for their next home