Living

  • Property Hungerford

    Live in Hungerford? Moving in? Moving out? Trying to buy or rent? Being a great place to live means that Hungerford’s property market is a fast moving business. Approaching 200 transactions a year and property prices reaching an average of £300 per square foot, the cost value of our homes is of importance to residents and people moving in or out alike. Hungerford Townsite – the town’s official web service – offers this special Property Channel in which estate agents and property and development experts provide news and information about all aspects of Hungerford property – and showcase some of the property currently available or wanted.

    Here too you will find information about all aspects of property – including building, maintenance, gardening and even DIY.

  • Rental properties of the month

    Friday, 27 January 2017.

    Two interesting and distinctive properties have come on to the rental market this month, one just outside Hungerford and the other in Marlborough. Both merit a viewing at the soonest possible opport...

    Why live in Hungerford?

    Friday, 27 January 2017.

    Those of us who live here don't have to think twice, we love it and, you've had a job to persuade us to go elsewhere. It's good, comfortable living with a touch of class. But if you were say, consid...

    Is now a good time to sell my house?

    Friday, 27 January 2017.

    It's the 64 million dollar question and one which solicits a variety of answers depending on the source, but there is broad consensus around a few key facts. Brexit definitely heralded a slowing dow...

    Weekday Rental Property, North End near Newbury

    Monday, 14 November 2016.

    Significantly more affordable, and indeed comfortable, than a hotel or boarding house, this extremely well presented two-bedroom cottage is an ideal opportunity for those who make a weekly commute t...
    All Change at the Chamber
    On Thursday, 2nd March the Hungerford Chamber of Commerce held its AGM at the Three Swans to discuss findings from the recent Business Survey and what role the Chamber needs to play to best serve local businesses and retailers

    Come together
    Townsite has spent the six weeks since the start of 2017 canvassing members of the business community in Hungerford for their views on the state of our town. I

    Post Office to close
    It is a tale of our times and last week it was announced that the latest Post Office to close will be in Martin's newsagents on the High Street when the store's current lease expires on 21st April.

    Benyon helps to banish the blues
    Always a staunch and vocal advocate for mental health provision, West Berkshire's MP Richard Benyon recently attended the launch of Brighter Berkshire, a community-led initiative to make 2017 the Year of Mental Health in Berkshire.

    Your Library is about so much more than books
    Judging from the amount of community activity going in Hungerford Library, the council are going to have a hard time justifying its closure in their next round of swingeing cuts.

    Why live in Hungerford?
    Those of us who live here don't have to think twice, we love it and, you've had a job to persuade us to go elsewhere.

    Is now a good time to sell my house?
    It's the 64 million dollar question and one which solicits a variety of answers depending on the source, but there is broad consensus around a few key facts

    Hungerford Townsite, review and preview
    TOWNSITE has become the go-to destination for everything local.

    Amazing travel deals - Hot or Cold
    If you're prepared to get out of the blocks quick, there are some extraordinary travels deals to be had in 2017.

    The Resolutions Revolution
    Many of us make doomed resolutions for the New Year; we are going to get fit, join a gym or give up smoking and swearing.

    Get married for free
    With the cost of weddings spiralling and the inevitable battles about who to invite, couples are opting to marry abroad in greater numbers than ever before

    A life lived in full colour
    Call it time of year or time of life, but we have been feeling a little jaded of late in the Townsite offices.

    Beavers on the endangered list
    Berkshire Scouts are desperately trying to recruit new leaders for their 1st Hungerford Beaver Colony.

    Weekday Rental Property, North End near Newbury
    Significantly more affordable, and indeed comfortable, than a hotel or boarding house, this extremely well presented two-bedroom cottage is an ideal opportunity for those who make a weekly commute to the Newbury are

    Food glorious day
    In photos, Hungerford's 2016 food festival packs out in glorious October sunshine

    Townsite Goes to Marlborough
    After a year in the planning, Townsite Marlborough has just gone live! The success of the Hungerford Townsite prompted Marlborough residents and businesses to ask us when we could do the same for their gorgeous and quintessentially English market town.

    Footfall in freefall but Townsite rocketing
    A recent report in the Newbury Weekly News has confirmed what Hungerford traders have long been saying - the number of people on the high street is plummeting. Figures released by West Berkshire Council have revealed that footfall

    Walks in around Hungerford
    Walking in the beautiful areas of outstanding natural beauty in and around Hungerford is a very special experience. Throughout the summer, we will be publishing details of some of the best and favourite walks in the town and its surrounding villages and countryside