It has been an exciting year in the world of property. We have been behind the scenes of many incredible homes. At the touch of a button, blinds opened and closed in one James Bond-style property. In another, the Grade-II* Listed building stood empty for years, waiting for a new owner to breathe life into the Georgian gem. And one property was transformed into a beautiful Belgravia bolthole.Read More
We all love a festive film! Cinemas suit these long, chilly winter evenings, and more and more enterprising movie enthusiasts are catering to the audience’s imaginations. We’re seeing theatrical screenings in immersive surroundings, interactive events and ever-increasing extras such as blankets and brownies. Here are some of the more festive new releases, plus pop-up cinemas across London offering heart-warming favourites.Read More
Tis the season of goodwill, so we thought we would spread some Christmas cheer and give one lucky person the chance to win a fabulous Christmas goodie bag filled with locally sourced treats to brighten up anyone’s Christmas.
We’ve partnered with local Belgravia businesses to provide a fun range of gifts to suit everyone. If you are the lucky winner you will receive a goodie bag packed fully of luxury treats including a Rachel Vosper candle and a day at women’s wellbeing club Grace Belgravia.Read More
We talk to one of our most prolific authors to date. Caroline Carver has written nine books and is about to release her tenth, Know Me Now, in mid-December. Here the rally driver and award-winning author gives advice for anyone who has a burning ambition to write their first novel and learn how to boost their creativity.Read More
Spotting streets with potential is never easy. Many of the streets, crescents and garden squares across south west London are already in demand. Yet there are some that will always prove popular or standout. It might be their location, the unique properties or more recently local redevelopment projects that are shining a spotlight on an already established area. Canny buyers should think long term and be reassured that a property’s rarity value and social cachet are likely to add to their overall appeal.
Here James Bailey, Chief Executive of Henry & James, picks seven streets to watch in 2018. Many of them you will recognise, while others are hidden gems waiting to be discovered.Read More
Are people viewing properties influenced by the music they hear during the viewing? Big Spender and they might make an offer? Heartbreak Hotel and they might give the property a miss?
It sounds absurd on the face of it, but if cut flowers and freshly-baked bread can make a property more attractive to buyers, then why wouldn’t the right choice of music have the same effect?Read More