Chocolate Box Cottages

What makes a chocolate box cottage?

Posted: October 9, 2017   •   Posted in: Properties   •   Tagged: ,

What is a chocolate box cottage? The term ‘chocolate box’ originates from late Victorian times. Today it is used to describe something which is ‘sentimentally appealing or pretty in a conventional way’. Gaining popularity in the mid-20th Century, the phrase ‘chocolate box cottage’ derives from the picturesque scenes printed on boxes of Cadbury’s chocolates throughout […]

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Dream homes – Cosy living rooms

Posted: October 3, 2017   •   Posted in: Properties   •   Tagged: , , , , ,

The living room, the lounge or the sitting room. Whatever you call it, it’s usually the room in which you spend a significant percentage of your downtime. It’s where you watch the television, entertain friends, read a book or enjoy games with the family. Living rooms are often described as comfortable, spacious and elegant. In […]

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Dream homes – Stunning gravel driveways

Dream homes – Stunning gravel driveways

Posted: September 11, 2017   •   Posted in: Properties   •   Tagged: , , ,

There’s something uniquely British about driving a luxury car up a sweeping driveway, the sound of gravel crunching under the tyres, the attractive look of the pebbles stretching out in front of you welcoming you home from an afternoon at the golf course. A large frontal feature, an attractive gravel driveway can be stylish, charming […]

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Shrublands, Great Henny

Dream homes – Stunning countryside views

Posted: August 21, 2017   •   Posted in: Properties   •   Tagged: , , , , ,

There are many things that are wonderful about living in the countryside. Fewer cars, less noise and lower pollution levels. More space. A sense of community. And beautiful, amazing, stunning countryside views. Being mostly flat, East Anglia has an abundance of picturesque scenes. Wide, low lying fields are havens for wildlife, with the sight of combines […]

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Dream swimming pools

Dream Homes – Top Swimming Pools

Posted: August 10, 2017   •   Posted in: Properties   •   Tagged: , ,

In the summer there’s nothing better than diving into the clear blue waters of a swimming pool, and unwinding with a few lengths of an evening. If the pool’s in your garden or a dedicated pool house it’s even more luxurious. Below we’ve compiled some of our favourite recent listings with swimming pools. If you’re […]

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