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...
    Open Studio at Little hidden farm
    Local artists Sue and Claire Acworth are participating in Marlborough Open Studios: an event where artists across the North Wessex Chalk Downs (AONB) open their studios for members of the public to come and view their work in its natural setting.

    Beautiful Neranjo Limestone: 20% off
    Treat your home this summer with these beautiful flagstones in Neranjo limestone.

    Three Swans exclusive: 25% off your food bill
    The Three Swans in Hungerford are offering a sizzling summer deal this month for Townsite readers.

    Getting to know you… Cobbs, much more than a farm shop
    As you walk into Cobbs newly refurbished and extended café, it’s easy to see why this business is thriving.

    Get pampered at Donnington Grove
    This month Donnington Grove Hotel has revealed its grand opening of Avalon Retreat: a purpose built new salon set in the grounds of this beautiful hotel.

    #2 laid back honeymoon ideas 2018
    Pick an idyllic spot in the Mediterranean, combine it with panoramic coastal walks, snorkeling and beautiful turquoise waters to make it a perfect honeymoon!

    Freedom of the town awards
    Last month, three upstanding citizens from our local community: Norman Barr, Chris Scorey and Catherine Wooliston were presented with the prestigious Freedom of the Town award for 2018, recognising their unique contributions to Hungerford.

    Luxury honeymoon on a budget
    Are you getting married over the Christmas period in 2018? Fare Wise Travel are offering an exclusive 7-night winter beach-chillout honeymoon with an all-inclusive luxury package.

    Open garden for good cause
    On Saturday 7th of July, 76 High Street Hungerford will be opening its secret garden for a day of fundraising fun!

    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.

    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

    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.

    Compared to many towns, Hungerford High Street is in good shape. It is better now than it has been for years...

    Walking in the beautiful areas of outstanding natural beauty in and around Hungerford is a very special experience.

    Next time you visit Littlecote House keep a wary eye out for ghosts. That black dog you see on the stairs may not be all it seems!

    Enjoy your visit and don't foget to let us know how it went