Monthly Archives: October 2011

House in Criccieth

This lovely 6 bedroom house in Criccieth is a Grade II listed 17th century manor house that comes with five residential cottages set in a secluded position within 75 acres of land! It's on at £1,950,000! The house is packed … Continue reading
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Council tax blow for second-home owners

A bit of a shocker but makes sense to everyone who hasn't got a second home! Council tax blow for second-home owners. Local authorities will be told they can abolish the rebate. This will be great in areas with large … Continue reading
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Passivhaus

Passivhaus uses 75% less energy for space heating than current new builds in the UK. “The heat losses of the building are reduced so much that it hardly needs any heating at all. Passive heat sources like the sun, human … Continue reading
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Trimpley House

Trimpley House is a lovely looking house set in beautiful countryside. The squash court sets it above most other houses. It also has a tennis court. It's an eight bedroom georgian house that's stunning. It is, as you would expect, … Continue reading
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Glebe House in Canterbury

Glebe House is stunning. It's a green house - literally! it's a grade 2 former rectory that has a cute little tower on the back. The front is on the road and is a lovely looking frontage!
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Claim to fame

Built in 1875 this spacious villa once housed The Queen Grandmother and The Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret. That was enough to get me to look at this 6 bedroomed semi-detached house in Brighton It's called Toad Hall, and is on … Continue reading
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Staircase in Brighton

I love this staircase. The outside of the house is pretty tiers of white which remind me of a wedding cake. This 7 bedroom terraced house for sale at £3,200,000 is on Lewes Crescent, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2. The house … Continue reading
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Carbon neutral housing by 2016

All new build housing from 2016 will have to be Carbon Neutral. This will probably mean that most won't have gas or oil central heating systems installed. It should mean they're very well insulated though and will be very cheap … Continue reading
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Do you like the house critic site?

Do you enjoy reading about the houses I share on housecritic? If you do then you could nominate this site for an award. PrimeLocation have launched their 2011 Blog awards. Nominations are now open for 2011 Primelocation Property Blog Awards! … Continue reading
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Swimming pool!

This one is a lot closer to home than I normally look. This 5 bedroom house has a swimming pool The bedroom in the roof space is stunning - I like the floor. From the front it's a nice looking … Continue reading
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