The number of second homes in the UK has grown by 17% in three years* there are now 280,000 second homes in the UK* with 9.5% of these being in North Norfolk alone. It’s no surprise then that Ansell’s Way in Horstead, Norfolk is proving popular with prospective buyers.
Recent changes to the popular seaside town of Southwold with a Wine & Cellar Store for Adnams and a new housing scheme - Tibby’s Triangle by Hopkins Homes, has generated strong opinion from some local residents.
Despite negative stories on the property market, East Anglia’s leading independent housebuilder, Hopkins Homes, reports achieving its highest number of sales in December 2008 compared to the same month in 2005.
Demand for family homes in the East of England is still high and new homes are selling, despite the current housing market slowdown*.
A recent survey reveals that 59% of UK workers spend less than 40 minutes commuting to work*. Karl Hewson has now joined their ranks and halved his commute to work as he has recently bought a three bedroom townhouse at St Augustines.
A total of ten Suffolk community groups and projects have been given a financial boost this year from the Suffolk Foundation, following a donation by Hopkins Homes, East Anglia’s premier house builder.
Autumn/Winter 2008’s new interior design trends will be on show at Hopkins Homes’ brand new show home at Fairfield Park, in Costessey, Norfolk.
An attractive traditional country garden has been specially designed to offer inspiration to amateur gardeners. The garden at Elmside Lea, a Hopkins Homes development, in Walsham le Willows, Suffolk, will be open for public viewing.
A new development in Southwold, Suffolk, has won one of the UK’s most highly regarded design accolades. Hopkins Homes’ scheme, Tibby’s Triangle, was designed by London-based Ash Sakula Architects and was a Project Winner at the 2008 Housing Design Awards.
According to a survey, new build properties are the most popular type of housing with people also preferring detached houses in the country*. One of the main benefits of a new property is that you have a blank canvas which you can completely personalise.