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...
    Free books hidden around Hungerford
    As part of Independent Bookshop Week – 24th June to 1st July – the ever-inventive Hungerford Bookshop are busy wrapping books in plain brown paper then hiding them around town to highlight the event

    An audience with Stewart Hofgartner
    Hungerford’s most colourful and arguably, most knowledgeable antique dealer will be sharing experiences from his extraordinary life and taking questions from the audience at the Hungerford Historical Society AGM on Wednesday 28th June at 7pm in the Corn Exchange.

    Ben Waters, Saturday 15 July HADCAF
    In a twenty five year career in which he has established himself as one of Europe’s supreme boogie piano players, Ben Waters creates a rollicking sound influenced by the rock and roll greats.

    Wessex Male Choir, Saturday July 1st HADCAF
    There are few things more stirring than a choir going at full pelt and Hungerford gets the chance to listen to one of the finest when the Wessex Male Choir comes to town on 1st July

    HADCAF 2017
    The reliably wonderful Hungerford and District Arts Festival has now published its 2017 programme which runs from Friday 30th June to Sunday 16th July, and what a line-up.

     Go Batty Walk - HADCAF
    We’re all mad for a bat and on 4th July the people of Hungerford get the opportunity to have an expert-led stroll along the river on Eddington Marsh to see and hear various species with the aid of high-powered torches and bat detectors.

    Francis Pugh and the Whisky Singers
    A huge hit on the festival circuit, Francis Pugh and the Whisky Singers are a six-piece band from Oxford, playing a mixture of bluegrass, Americana and roots music.

    Fabulous literary line-up
    The month of June sees a trio of riveting author events come to town courtesy of the ever-reliable Hungerford Bookshop and Arts for Hungerford.

    Tasting in Tuscany
    Since the 11th Century the Borgo di Castelvecchio or ‘village of the old castle’ has been dominated by the structure that bears its name.

    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.

    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.

    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