The prospect of downsizing is becoming an increasingly popular choice, with research from Prudential showing that nearly half of over 55s plan to downsize to a smaller property in later life. However, downsizing is not just about moving into a smaller property, it’s about rightsizing to a home which suits your needs.Read more
In 1999, we moved into our first home on St Mary’s Island. Having fallen in love with the landscape and realising its full potential, we knew that we had found a permanent home and location at St Mary’s Island.Read more
Designing a child’s bedroom gives the opportunity to inject some fun and creativity into the home, and with a few steps can provide a playful space for your child to spend time relaxing. At Countryside, we have taken the time to decorate our show homes to showcase the endless options that interior design can offer, and to give some inspiration to those who are looking to inject some character into their home.Read more
The undeniable rise in living costs has led to young professionals searching outside of London for their dream home. With excellent commuter links, Chelmsford is one of the top 25 commuter towns based on train times, cost, life satisfaction and house prices.Read more
Here you’ll find property related blog articles from the team at Countryside as well as independent experts. Expect regular tips and advice on topics such as buying a new home, interior and landscape design, setting up home, mortgages and finance, plus articles on architecture, the property market, regeneration and more.