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									                           Partners in property
                                  Spring 2012

     & Oxfordshire

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    ‘It was a challenging

     but productive year’
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            ast year was challenging What’s more, a second credit
            but productive. January   crunch could stall the market.
            2011 started with a       The ability to borrow is critical,
    shortage of quality country       so would most likely lead to a           offices around
    houses and estates, resulting     period of stagnation, followed          the country (and
    in regular competitive interest   by a spike in trading. This               growing) sold

    – our regional o ces saw          volatility makes it di cult to
    particular strength in the        plan a market transaction and
    £3m-£10m bracket. A number        agents need to react quickly in
    of houses were purchased          order to exploit opportunities.
                                                                            properties last year,
    under fierce competitive           The market is also much more
                                                                            for a combined total
    interest, some achieving          sensitive to the wider economic           value of over

    30-40% above guide price.         outlook than the traditional
    However, as the eurozone crisis   spring and autumn selling
    started to unfold, the             seasons – we foresee the spring

    relative heat in the                      sale starting now, early in
    market started                               the new year. Pricing
    to fracture,                                   will remain key – too
                           The strength of
    and trading          our regional office          high and a house
    continued           coverage, supported          will not sell.
    at a reduced         by London, means              However, despite
    intensity for        we can withstand           global economics,
    the rest of
                           market volatility      UK property is
    the year.                                  still considered a safe
       The property                        haven, with the added
    market has the potential to       benefit of mid- to longer-                       Our
    change direction within a         term high returns. People will           10 prime
    week, so this year we need to
    appreciate that uncertainty has
                                      continue to swap London for
                                      the Hampshire, Berkshire and               central
    a direct impact. The coming       Oxfordshire country commute,              London                                                   Pelican House, Chilton Candover
    months will depend largely on
    whether we achieve a level of
                                      and the strength of our regional
                                      o ce coverage through the
                                                                              achieved an average
                                                                                                                                                         Hampshire SO24
                                                                                                      Pelican house was a joy to sell. It was a pleasure enough to show buyers its wonderful position and the views across
    economic certainty – a buyer      M3, M4 and M40 corridors,                   sale price of         the Candover Valley. The attention to detail by our client to create the perfect country house was outstanding.

                                                                                                            We had a good number of viewings resulting in one of the best and most high-profile sales achieved in
    who can look fi ve years ahead     supported by the London
                                                                                                                                                      Hampshire during 2011.
    is more likely to have the        o ces, means that we can
    confidence to take advantage
    of low prices and interest rates.
                                      withstand market volatility. &
                                      Alex Barton, Partner
                                                                              in the past 12 months

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                                         &homes                                                                                               Winchester

                                                                                                                                                                                                              U OFF
                                                                                                                                                                                                               N E
                                       Creek House, Barton-on-Sea

                                                                                                                                                                                                                 D R

                                       Hampshire BH25
                                       An Art Deco-style five-bedroom family residence
                                       on the coast with commanding sea views.

    Godsfield House,                                                                                                                                                                 The Old Rectory,
    Old Alresford                                                                                                                                                                   Upper Wield
    Hampshire SO24                                                                                                                                                                  Hampshire SO24
    A stunning three-bedroom family                                                                                                                                                 A pretty 17th-century rectory
    house with sensational views.                                                                                                                                                   with adjoining cottage.
    £1,200,000                                                                                                                                                                      £1,500,000

                                                                                                            Goldenhayes, Woodlands

       I found the whole process with
                                                                                                            Hampshire SO40

                                                                                                            A seven-bedroom Georgian country house with a contemporary

      Strutt & Parker very professional                                                                     extension in just over eight acres on the edge of the New Forest.
                                                                                                                                                                                              Percentage of
                             Mr & Mrs H, Devon
                                                                                                            £5,000,000                                                                    clients’ asking prices
                                                                                                                                                                                          achieved by the local
                                                                                                                                                                                             o ces last year

                                                                                                            Upham Place, Upham

                                                                                                            Hampshire SO32
                                                                                                            A remodelled contemporary six-bedroom country
                                                                                                            house with an annex and paddock in nine acres.
                                                                         Heybridge, Winchester
                                                                         Hampshire SO22
                                                                         A fine detached family house in

                                                                         an attractive position with far-
                                                                         reaching views over Winchester.    SO
    Tanglewood, West Tytherley
                                                                                                                                                                   Cedar House, Church Oakley
    Hampshire SP5
                                                                                                                                                                   Berkshire RG23
    A fine Grade II Listed five-bedroom country house set in
                                                                                                                                                                   A remodelled six-bedroom family house in three
    a rural location surrounded by beautiful countryside.
                                                                                                                                                                   acres with a swimming pool and tennis court.

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                                             &homes                                                                                                            Newbury

                                                                                                                        Blossom End, Inkpen Common

                                                                                                                        Berkshire RG17
                                                                                                                        An attractive period village house that was
                                                                                                                        sold before a formal launch with stiff competition.

                                                                                                                                                                              Saxon Cottage, Winterbourne
                                                                                                                                                                              Berkshire RG20
                                                                                                                                                                              A charming three-bedroom cottage in the heart of
                                                                                                                                                                              a first-class village, sold in excess of the guide price.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        We have secured

                                                                                                                                                                                                       the most wonderful

                                                                                                                                                                                                           new home,
                                                                                                                                                                                                            thank you
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Mr & Mrs A, Hook

                                               The Ham, Wantage
                                                  Oxfordshire OX12

    Despite interest from across the world, the eventual buyer of this luxury house was from just next door. The sale
                                                                                                                                                                                                  The Hatch, Brimpton
     of The Ham, just outside the market town of Wantage, exceeded all expectations. There were a number of key                                                                                   Berkshire RG7
     viewings pre-launch and interest from high net worth buyers from London and overseas, which ensured early          Coombe House, Chieveley                                                   An impressive five-bedroom
    interest and strong o ers. The substantial country house, including cottages, lakes and fishing, proved a real gem   Berkshire RG20                                                            Edwardian house set in beautiful
                   and achieved a premium figure from a local buyer who understood the perfect spot.                     A beautifully refurbished village house with immaculate gardens that      gardens in the heart of Brimpton.
                                                                                                                        was sold off market in excess of the guide price.
                                                      £6,000,000                                                                                                                                  £995,000
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                                          &homes                                                                                            Pangbourne




                                                                         Tolly Cottages,
                                                                         Chute Cadley
                                                                         Hampshire SP11
                                                                         A three-bedroom cottage in
                                                                         this stunning village.

    The Old Rectory, Rushall
    Wiltshire SN9
    A classic Georgian rectory with wonderful views set in about 4.3
    acres.                                                                  of buyers came from outside
                                                                            the local area

    Woodland House, Chisbury
    Wiltshire SN8
    A seven-bedroom house with
    commanding views, a swimming
    pool and landscaped gardens.

                                                                                                                                               Brightwell Park, Watlington
                                                                                                                                                        Oxfordshire OX49

                                        Five Meadows, Goose Hill                                           Brightwell Park included a Grade II Listed coach house conversion, a former dower house, a walled garden and
                                        Berkshire RG19                                                      three cottages in 135 acres of parkland with a 17th-century dovecote, ice house, lakes and majestic cedar trees
                                        An immaculate five-bedroom family house with exquisite gardens       standing guard along the drive. But what really caught people’s imagination, and led to over 40 viewings, was
                                                                                                          the ruin of the former mansion house, which had only the cellars and ivy-clad ground floor walls in evidence as a
                                        and open views, plus a one-bedroom cottage with tennis court.
                                                                                                            reminder of a bygone era. Competitive bidding by seven parties led to a sale well in excess of the guide price.
                                                                                                                                                 Offers in excess of £5,000,000

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                                           &homes                                                                                        Pangbourne

                                        Mallory House, Goring Heath

                                        South Oxfordshire RG8
                                        An immaculate newly renovated country house with
                                        a coach house cottage and far-reaching views.

     The Mill House,                                                                                                                                                              Roselands, Bucklebury
     Stanford Dingley                                                                                                                                                             Berkshire RG7
     Berkshire RG7                                                                                                                                                                An elegant country house with a
     A stunning five-bedroom riverside                                                                                                                                             swimming pool, tennis court and
     country home dating from 1870.                                                                                                                                               beautiful countryside views.
     £1,750,000                                                                                                                                                                   £2,250,000

                                                                                                         Hunts Cottage, Midgham Green
                                                                                                         Berkshire RG7
          You have the best people and
               the best property
                                                                                                         An exquisite 17th-century house and cottage in more than 11
                                                                                                         acres of gardens and grounds, in a beautiful Berkshire hamlet.
                               Mr& Mrs T, Didcot
                                                                                                         £1,950,000                                                                     Increase in market
                                                                                                                                                                                        share in the region

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                                                                                                                                                                 FF E
                                                                                                                                                                O ND
                                                                                                         Stone House, Brimpton

                                                                                                         Berkshire RG7
                                                                                                         A fine Listed Georgian house with a coach house,
                                                                                                         cottage and swimming pool set in around 95 acres.
                                                                         Childe Court, Streatley
                                                                         Berkshire RG8
                                                                         An impressive eight-bedroom

                                                                         Grade II Listed village house
                                                                         and former gentlemen’s club.    SO
     Larkstoke Manor, Ipsden, Wallingford
                                                                                                                                                               Breach House, near Moulsford
     Oxfordshire OX10
                                                                                                                                                               Oxfordshire OX10
     A striking six-bedroom country house set in around 24 acres
                                                                                                                                                               A magnificent Listed country house with two
     of gardens, with a swimming pool and tennis court.
                                                                                                                                                               cottages, a home office and 60 acres of gardens.

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                                              &homes                                                                                                         Odiham

                                                                                                                                                                                             Keepers, Rotherwick

                                                                                                                                                                                             Hampshire RG27
                                                                                                                                                                                             A captivating four-bedroom
                                                                                                                                                                                             renovated Arts and Crafts house.

                                                                                                                         Hungry Lodge, Mapledurwell
                                                                                                                         Hampshire RG25
                                                                                                                         A fine five-bedroom period country house occupying a                     We felt very
                                                                                                                         commanding position with panoramic country views.                    much at home in
                                                                                                                                                                                             the Odiham office
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Mr & Mrs F,

                                                                                                                         Nately Scures House, Hook

                                                                                                                         Hampshire RG27
                                                                                                                         A striking 1920s six-bedroom
                                                                                                                         country house on six acres.


                                     West Green Lodge, Hartley Wintney
                                                    Hampshire RG27

     A classically styled country house dating back to the 1920s, with a tree-lined drive and mature grounds of around
                                                                                                                                                          The Homestead, Spencers Wood
                 eight acres. The current owners have remodelled and extended the house to create versatile                                               Berkshire RG7
       accommodation ideal for family living and entertaining. There is a detached residential barn, garaging and a                                       A handsome five-bedroom Grade II Listed Georgian
            stable/workshop, plus plannng permission for a tennis court, replacement stables and games room.                                              house with an abundance of character throughout.

                                                       £2,850,000                                                                                         £900,000

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                                           &homes                                                                                              names&faces
                                                                                                           Winchester Newbury                                              Pangbourne Odiham

                                                                          Hartley End House, Hook          6 Jewry Street                   55 Northbrook St               1 High Street                    82 High Street

                                                                          Hampshire RG27                   Winchester                       Newbury                        Pangbourne                       Odiham
                                                                          A stunning six-bedroom           SO23 8RZ                         RG14 1AN                       RG8 7AE                          RG29 1LP
                                                                          Edwardian country house.
                                                                                                           Tel: +44 (0)1962 869999          Tel: +44 (0)1635 521707        Tel: +44 (0)118 984 5757         Tel: +44 (0)1256 702892
                                                                          £1,275,000                       winchester@struttandparker.com   newbury@struttandparker.com    pangbourne@struttandparker.com   odiham@struttandparker.com

                                                                                                           George Burnand                   Edward Hall                    Alex Barton                      Chris Nicklin
                                                                                                           Partner                          Partner                        Partner                          Partner

                                                                                                           Which one property               What’s the most unusual        Who was your most                What do you love about
                                                                                                           you’ve sold do you wish          work situation you’ve          memorable client? A              working for Strutt &
                                                                                                           you could have bought            found yourself in? Being       wonderful, eccentric             Parker? The diversity of
     St Marys House, Ewshot                                                  We sell ‘best in class’       yourself? New Mill,              a client of S&P at the         lawyer, who was fond             property we are entrusted
     Hampshire GU10                                                          properties ranging in value   which was my great-              same time as being an          of a tipple. He had us           to deal with, and working
     An elegant former rectory with outstanding elevated views
     and benefiting from a recent programme of refurbishment.                 £249,000                      grandmother’s house and
                                                                                                           brought back memories.
                                                                                                                                            employee. Discussing the
                                                                                                                                            strategy on the sale of my
                                                                                                                                                                           all in stitches from
                                                                                                                                                                           start to finish. His most
                                                                                                                                                                                                            within a multi-discipline
                                                                                                                                                                                                            environment that covers

     £1,600,000                                                              to £7.9m                      What do you love about
                                                                                                           working for Strutt &
                                                                                                                                            house with my colleagues
                                                                                                                                            was an experience, and
                                                                                                                                                                           memorable line was,
                                                                                                                                                                           ‘A lex, we thought we’d
                                                                                                                                                                                                            a broad cross-section of
                                                                                                                                                                                                            property-related matters
                                                                                                           Parker? Friendship               I think the successful         get helicopters, and you         – no two days are ever
                                                                                                           and partnership.                 sale was a relief to us all!   brought us Volvos!’              the same.

     Little Court, Odiham
     Hampshire RG29
     A five-bedroom central village
     Georgian house with an
     attractive courtyard garden.

                                                                                                           Simon North                      Lucy Winfield                   James Shaw                       Ian James
                                                                                                           Partner                          Associate                      Associate                        Associate

                                                                                                           What’s the most unusual          What do you love about         What do you love about           Who was your most
                                                                                                           work situation you’ve            working for Strutt &           working for Strutt &             memorable client? The
                                                                                                           found yourself in? I sold        Parker? The brand is so        Parker? Having the full          WW2 fighter pilot who
                                        Shalden Park Cottage, Shalden                                      a house for a widow,             clever, combining an           support of a large London        was the first RAF pilot
                                        Hampshire GU34                                                     which was bought by a            established name and           firm where your voice can         to ‘tip over’ a V1 flying
                                        An ideally situated former estate manager’s house                  widower. Three months            client base with a fresh       still be heard.                  bomb and survive.
                                        with elegant and well-proportioned accommodation.                  later they asked me to           attitude and individual
                                                                                                           be their best man.               ideas. We share our o ce                    Scan the code with your
                                        £995,000                                                           What has been your               with a fine farming and                      smartphone to search the
                                                                                                           career high to date?             land management team –                      latest listings available
                                                                                                           Being made a Partner.            I am surrounded by talent.                  from Strutt & Parker.
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                                   that make us

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    Diligence                                                   Creativity
The devil is in the detail                                     Only the brightest
                                                                 ideas will do

     At Strutt & Parker,
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   our clients come first.       Intelligence                 We approach every day,          Partnership
    We go out of our way                                     every project and every
                                  Sharper thinking                                           The key to success is
     to understand your                                     relationship with an open         great partnerships
                                   on every level
   requirements and the                                        mind. It’s never a case
    reasons behind them                                      of doing what others do,
   so that we can deliver      We owe our reputation to      or even what we did last          Relationships come
      a service that goes      the quality of our people,    week – each job is a new        first, and none is more
  above and beyond your          who are characterised      challenge that deserves a           important than the
 expectations – a service            by an intelligent,     fresh approach. By being          one we have with our
 that doesn’t just respond         knowledgeable and           creative in the way we        clients. But it’s also the
  to your property needs          thoughtful approach         think, act and respond,        relationships we build
but anticipates them. Like          to work. We tackle      we’re able to find new and       between our teams that
looking at your property         challenges collectively,    unique ways to uncover          enable us to deliver the
  from a buyer’s point of       considering every angle      hidden opportunities, as          right level of service.
   view and emphasising            and applying robust      well as to solve problems.       Everybody is willing to
  the distinctive features        strategies for success.     Our new Smartboards             assist, advise or share
   that make it desirable.      When the credit crunch      are a first for the industry:        an opinion, pooling
   Our website o ers the           hit, for example, we      prospective buyers can             our knowledge and
  functionality to search        launched our National        view properties on the        experience. This belief is
 by lifestyle as well as the       Open House Day, a         go by zapping the board       shared by our clients, who
  usual criteria, so if your    smart way to get buyers       with their smartphone,        provide us with valuable
    property has specific         and sellers together in       while sellers can keep         feedback through our
    features, it will reach     a relaxed setting, which      track of the ‘zaps’ their       customer satisfaction
       the right buyers.       helps to generate healthy         property receives.         survey. Most people say
                                competition and speeds                                     they would use us again or
                                  up the sales process.                                    recommend us to a friend.


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