Living

  • Property

    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.

  • Time to move on?

    Thursday, 04 January 2018.

    January being the season for dissatisfaction, some of us decide that a change of residence could be just the fresh start a new year demands. Townsite have selected two desirable lettings propert...

    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...
    Blooming botany
    Martin and the Magpie has never been one to rest on its laurels. Hungerford’s most contemporary florist is always looking for ways to push the trend and as the saying goes “a rolling stone gathers no moss”.

    VIP access at Donnington Country Club
    Donnington Grove have something extraordinary up their sleeves this month; an exclusive outdoor sculpture exhibition taking place in their tranquil walled gardens.

    Aldbourne’s fun run is back
    Dust off your running shoes and get ready for the annual Aldbourne 5k run

    Honeymoon? You need a honeypot!
    Over the last century newlyweds have been evolving, much rarer is the trepidation of a blushing bride about to leave her family home for the first time.

    Afternoon tea, Pimm’s for me!
    Blandy’s bistro are renowned for their extraordinary afternoon tea. It is a banquet affair with a selection of delicate finger sandwiches, homemade scones with tiptree preserve and clotted cream along with a variety of homemade cakes.

    Getting fruity with the Tutti Men
    The Tutti men went above and beyond duty this year to collect their kisses; symbolic of the tradition of collecting rent from the commoner’s houses owned by the John O' Gaunt estate, as one was seen claiming a ladder to fashion one!

    Championing children’s charities for 2018
    Berkshire is home to some truly fantastic causes. We have some “outstanding” local schools and nurseries that are doing vital work to raise the next generation...

    18 idyllic championship holes
    Once considered the preserve of retired bank managers, the game of golf has been re-branded for a new generation and not only now has mass appeal, but in certain quarters is even considered quite groovy

    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.

    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