Dream Kitchens Castle Hedingham

Dream Homes – Cosy Kitchens 2018

Posted: October 26, 2018   •   Posted in: Properties   •   Tagged: ,

The kitchen is often known as the heart of the home. It’s a room in which we spend about 6 hours a week cooking. And one which can make or break a property sale. We love these amazing spaces so much, that last year we dedicated a whole blog to some of our favourite wine cellars […]

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Manège in Dunmow, Essex

Dream Homes – Equestrian facilities

Posted: August 9, 2018   •   Posted in: Properties   •   Tagged: , , ,

One of the best things about living in East Anglia is the miles and miles of unspoilt English countryside. And what better way to explore this green space than with a hack on a beautiful horse. For those of us lucky enough to be able to keep our mounts at home, we know the delight that […]

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David Burr Dream Homes: Thatched Roofs

Dream Homes – Thatched Roofs

Posted: May 11, 2018   •   Posted in: Properties   •   Tagged: , ,

Beautiful to look at, thatched roofs have that ‘olde worlde’ charm. They’re romantic and make a house feel ‘alive’. Made of straw and reed it is no wonder a thatched house seems to breathe. Eco-friendly, reed is a great insulator, keeping your home warm and quiet. Especially popular in our region – nearly a tenth […]

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Ponds, lakes & water features

Dream homes – Ponds, lakes & water features

Posted: April 16, 2018   •   Posted in: Properties   •   Tagged: ,

When you think of a garden, you’ll no doubt think of flowers and freshly mown lawns, maybe even a vegetable patch. But no truly attractive garden is complete without a water feature. A haven for wildlife, ponds, lakes or a fountain are beneficial to nature as well as attractive to look at. Water features are […]

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Dream homes – wine cellars & cosy kitchens

Dream homes – wine cellars & cosy kitchens

Posted: December 4, 2017   •   Posted in: Properties   •   Tagged: , , ,

Christmas is a time for celebration. The giving of presents, gathering of family and the enjoyment of good food and drink. For many, Christmas Dinner is the highlight of the festivities. Roast turkey, stuffing, gravy, pigs in blankets, Yorkshire puddings, veg and gravy. Maybe a glass of wine or two. Eating Christmas dinner is a […]

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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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