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The Winkworth Blog

Election manifestos: how do they impact country property owners?

Top 10 Cosy Homes for Winter

Myth-busting for first-time buyers

Election manifestos: how do they impact country property owners?

Here we've picked out promises and pledges from the three main parties that might have an impact on those who currently own, or are thinking of buying, a country house.

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December 04, 2019

Top 10 Cosy Homes for Winter

With original fireplaces, characterful period features and wooden flooring, these cosy homes come into their own in wintertime.

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December 02, 2019

Myth-busting for first-time buyers

From honing in on an investment area to securing a mortgage, the market can be a minefield for first-time buyers. We explain the facts behind the first-time buyer fiction.

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November 22, 2019

Top tips on buying in a Conservation Area

Introduced over fifty years ago to protect the features that make a place unique and distinctive, living within a Conservation Area is different from owning a listed property. Here we explain how and why.

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November 15, 2019

Where to find the best Sunday Roasts in London

There's nothing we love more than a hearty Sunday roast, especially on a lazy weekend as we slide into autumn. Whether you’re a chicken, beef, or nut roast lover, we all have our favourite haunts for this traditionally British meal.

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November 12, 2019

Renovating a house: How long does it actually take?

Renovating a house? Get clued up with our guide covering everything you need to know, from finding and assessing a property to structural and design issues.

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October 30, 2019

Areas to invest in 2020 as a landlord

As property prices rise and rental yields grow in key areas, we’ve picked out the areas to invest in 2020 as a landlord.

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October 23, 2019

8 of the most picturesque walks for autumn

Britain’s beautiful landscape is best enjoyed on foot - here we’ve rounded up some of the most picturesque walks to enjoy this autumn.

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October 14, 2019

Preparing the house for winter

As the temperatures drop and the nights get longer, we spend more and more time inside our homes. Don’t get caught out and do a quick check up on various elements of your house to stay warm and dry this winter, recommend the Winkworth Country House team.

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October 07, 2019

Two for one - what can £600,000 buy you in Clapham and Canterbury?

One budget, two postcodes; we look at the purchasing options in the city and in the countryside with our area price comparison of Clapham and Canterbury.

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October 01, 2019

Commuter hotspots with outstanding primary schools

September is traditionally a month when parents start to think about schools for the next academic year. Families looking to move out the capital will often be in search of the perfect solution: a quick commute back to London and access to great primary schools. Here, we highlight the best options.

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September 18, 2019

The autumn interior trends to know now

As the nights draw in, we round up the top autumn interior trends to look out for now.

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September 17, 2019