What a year it’s been. Now we’re almost at the end, Andrea Fawell, our Sales and Marketing Director, reflects on 2020 and shares her thoughts on 2021. “Like all businesses, we’ve had to adapt and I must say I’m very proud of the way everyone at Kebbell has pulled together, made the necessary changes and made it through 2020. We are delighted to say The Courtyard in Hampshire is 50% sold and at Cornelian Fields in Scarborough, nearly all of Phase 3 is sold. Both are perhaps an indication that people really are seeking country and coastal life and leaving the cities behind. Read More
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As buyers push on to benefit from the current Stamp Duty break before it ends, at Kebbell, we are seeing an increased interest at our Cornelian Fields development. Read More
Ask your friends and you may hear many say that autumn is their favourite season and it’s not surprising! Autumn brings glorious colours, sunshine with a hint of early frost, often followed by a late burst of Indian summer heat. Whereas the cooler evenings are a great excuse to light a fire and get cosy. Here are a few ideas for getting your home ready for what John Keats memorably described as ‘the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness’. Read More
The idea of ‘national parks’ was born in the early 19th century, when the Romantic poets wrote about the inspiring qualities of untamed countryside. From the 1930s onwards there was increasing public demand for access to Britain’s wild spaces, leading to the creation of the National Parks. We now have fifteen, and the newest one, created less than ten years ago, is the South Downs National Park. Read More
Many of our buyers are families, and they want to create a family home where the youngest members are just as comfortable and contented as their parents. To help families to create a harmonious home the Kebbell interior design team have shared some top tips on how to create a welcoming and relaxing space for young children or teenagers; making their bedroom the perfect space for play, homework and sleep. Read More
The Hampshire village of Droxford, location for The Courtyard, is a close knit community which also attracts quite large numbers of visitors who enjoy walks along the River Meon and in the stunning surrounding countryside. Since the beginning of the year there has been a new social hub in the village – Wilfrid’s Café - which Kebbell is proudly supporting by providing some new signage. As the café is tucked away behind the church, this is an important feature to help to bring in more customers. Read More
If you’ve put your home move on hold in lockdown or used the time to see what is available within your budget now may be the time to release the brakes and take the next step towards your dream home. It is natural to feel apprehensive during these uncertain times and in light of this we have put together some top tips and advice on what to consider when buying a property post-lockdown. Read More
According to a recent article in The Times ‘Bricks and Mortar’ section, seaside living is more popular than ever. Estate agents across the country are citing increasing demand for homes by the sea, and these are main homes, not weekend bolt-holes. Buyers praise the coastal lifestyle for attributes like fresh air, nature, safety, friendliness, cleanliness: qualities that were clearly seen to be lacking in cities. Read More
Tony and Laura moved in to their new home at Harvest View in Bishop Monkton, North Yorkshire, in 2019 after moving back to the UK from America to retire in the village they had previously raised their children in. They had considered around 70 properties before a chance viewing of Harvest View gave them the opportunity to buy their dream home. Read More
We spoke with Interior Designer Lily Paulson-Ellis who has dressed our Wintersbrooke development about how to achieve a professional style in your own home. Read More
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