John D Wood & Co. Blog

Meanwhile, in the scruffier northern reaches of the district, John D Wood has cut almost 14 per cent off a twobedroom flat in a 1930s block on Lancaster Road: the price tag now reads £495,000. (This area — around Ladbroke Grove Tube station and the Westway flyover — is described...

AUG 1 2016

Agent on Design

Posted in Press Office by Absolutely South West

Sulina Road, SW2

This is a delightful five bedroom Victorian house which has recently been extended offering accommodation over three floors. The property is excellently located for a variety of transport links which give easy access to central London.

The kitchen has been designed ar...

JUL 25 2016

British Seaside Homes

Posted in Press Office by The London Magazine

Plain sailing  

Competitive sailors drive down to Lymington from London early on a Thursday to race in the evening and stay on in smart boltholes. “Only three houses in the whole town enjoy private moorings and they’ve never been on the market,” says Kevin Allen from John D Wood. “Houses tend to get sold at dinner parties, such is the secrecy and competition.” 

JUL 1 2016

Town

Posted in Press Office by Country and Townhouse

Country and Townhouse

Star Street

Henry VII, Brunel, Turner, George Eliot and Mick Jagger have all lived on Cheyne Walk, and now you can too, in this smart four-bed townhouse with views across the Thames. Laid out over four floors, there is a drawing room, library, st...

JUN 29 2016

The Evening Standard

Wimbledon: ace homes with private tennis courts

Wimbledon started on Monday and people up and down the county are once again inspired to play ball. Where better to practice than your own court? We take a tour of homes boasting ace tennis courts......

JUN 1 2016

Period Paw Prints

In Hurn, near Christchurch,Dorset, £850,000 could see you calling this statley 'home'. John D Wood & Co. (01590677233) is selling a four-bedroom wing of Grade II* listed Hurn Court that dates from the Elizabethan era. Between 1799 and 1...

MAY 28 2016

The Guardian

Kingsway Square, London SW11. £850,000,
johndwood.co.uk

Because… It shares a communal roof garden, courtyards and concierge with the neighbours, and comes with an allocated underground parking place.

It’s a shame that… ...

MAY 25 2016

Trophy Home of The Week

Posted in Press Office by The Evening Standard

The Evening Standard

Trophy home of the week
Luxury retreat from the bustle of Battersea

£2.55 million: Sanctuary House, just off bustling St John’s Hill, SW11, providesexactly that. The spectacular3,156sq ft, three-storey homeis a tranquil showcase for...

APR 29 2016

Money Week

Luxury properties in the sun

From a circular house with modernist interiors in California to a restored monastery with a consecrated chapel in Apiro, Italy.

Sandton, Johannesburg, Guateng, South Africa. A family house with spacious entertainmen...

APR 22 2016

Prime Properties

Posted in Press Office by The Times

The Times

City charmer
Richmond, TW9

WHAT YOU GET This three-storey 18th-century house is a slice of Richmond history. Grade II listed Clair de Lune has three double bedrooms, two bathrooms, two reception rooms and a secluded walled garden. Tastefully renovated,...

Financial Times

Here some of the most desirable property is in the Victorian red-brick mansion blocks overlooking the park. The two-bedroom, second floor flat in Albany Mansions is on sale for £1.29m through John D Wood & Co.

MAR 1 2016

Property News

Posted in Press Office by South West Journal

South West Journal

Homecoming

Last month saw the release of the Welcome Home, a minute-long commercial produced by London and country estate agent John D Wood & Co. The Company worked with Brighton-based video agency SeeThat to create the heart-warming piece of fi...

FEB 29 2016

Top 10 Homes in the Beautiful New Forest

Posted in Press Office by Country and Town House

Country and Town House

Top 10 Homes in the Beautiful New Forest

Could the New Forest house your next home? This week we venture to Hampshire for our top 10 properties of the week…

For those of you who want a bit of everything, this Edwardian property is a...

FEB 3 2016

Trophy Home of the Week

Posted in Press Office by The Evening Standard

The Evening Standard

Trophy home of the week

behind the gates, a grand Surrey house to be proud of £4,595,000: some large houses hide up a long drive, while others — such as this newly built mansion in Cobham, Surrey — want to be
seen in the front...

FEB 1 2016

Alpine Attitude

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Vogue

Claire Pilton reports on the latest flurry of Alpine snow homes;

Artistic License

John D Wood (020 7908 1108) is seeking 687,000euros for this four-bedroom village chalet near Samoens, the only French ski-resort listed as a historical and artistic monument...

JAN 23 2016

Home grown media stars

Posted in Press Office by The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph

A three-bedroom property in Holland Park, on sale for £1.195m with John D Wood & Co.


JAN 15 2016

Prime properties

Posted in Press Office by The Times

The Times

Modernist home

Cobham, Surrey

WHAT YOU GET This detached property has four bedrooms, two bathrooms, a kitchen/breakfast room with adjoining utility room, a porch leading to a large hallway, an open-plan reception/dining room, an integral double garage ...

DEC 5 2015

Stacks that fire the imagination

Posted in Press Office by The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph

From Mary Poppins to Father Christmas, we associate chimneys with childhood stories. Here is Rosalind Mullen’s pick of homes with impressive flues worthy of tall tales

London, Wandsworth, Price: £4.1m

The White House is a detached...

DEC 4 2015

Property on the market

Posted in Press Office by Money Week

Money Week

This week: properties with libraries – from a Scots baronial house set in 12 acres with salmon-fishing rights to a Georgian-style mansion in 86 acres of parkland in New York

Ennismore Gardens, Knightsbridge, London SW7.

A freehold property in a ...

NOV 21 2015

The Guardian

Sway, near Lymington, Hampshire.

£925,000, johndwood.co.uk

Because... You can sleep beneath the billowing thatch as teenage revelry roars in the separate games room, on the tennis court, football pitch or go-kart track, or the kids camp in the...

The Evening Standard

£8.95 million: things are so easy when you’re rich. Take this yet-tobe-built house on the exclusive St George’s Hill estate in Weybridge. Planning permission has already been granted and the architects are ready to go with their detail...

OCT 11 2015

Wise Counsel

Posted in Press Office by The Sunday Times

The Sunday Times

Buying a former local authority property means you can get the perfect home for less money

Council house generally aren't the most beautiful properties. Zac Goldsmith, the recently anointed Tory candidate to become the next mayor of London, has ...

OCT 7 2015

Perfect houses

Posted in Press Office by Country Life

Country Life

New and Restored

Woodlands, Sandy Down
Hampshire £2.395 million

Best feature: Beautiful grounds with private woodland abutting historic woods

Style: Versatile modern spaces with a period flavour.  As the name suggests, this four-...

SEP 21 2015

House of the Day

Posted in Press Office by The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal

Traditional Home in Notting Hill

Portrait painter Viviana Macchi di Cellere and her husband Stefano, a lawyer specializing in mergers and acquisitions, moved to London five years ago. “We loved Notting Hill and this place...

AUG 8 2015

Cooking in a culinary delight

Posted in Press Office by The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph

As the latest bunch of contestants don their aprons for the sixth series of ‘The Great British Bake Off’, Anna Partington serves up a selection of homes with signature kitchens

London, Primrose Hill, £1.85m

This Primrose Hil...

The Times

This grade II* listed hall in a Northamptonshire village has played host to aristocrats and secret agents

Some homes are so good that the owners hang on to them for centuries, and it’s not hard to see why Mears Ashby Hall remained in the hands of one f...

JUL 25 2015

Church Hill, Milford on Sea, Hampshire. £950,000, johndwood.co.uk  

Because…  This stately wing of a mansion has a lift from the drawing room to the four bedrooms. It looks across the Solent to the Needles and the Isle of Wight.

It’s a shame that… &...

JUL 1 2015

Vogue

Fulham riverside

Ever so handy for The Hurlingham Club, this four-bedroom duplex is situated on the fourth and fifth floors of the Victorian mansion block at Hurlingham Court, Ranelagh Gardens, SW6. Featuring Thames-side balconies at both levels and access to th...

JUN 24 2015

Trophy buy of the week

Posted in Press Office by The Evening Standard

The Evening Standard

Notting Hill at its smartest

£4.15m: your weekend retreat may be magnificent, but for weekday showing off you'll need this - a lovely five-bedroom, stuccoed family home in a posh pastel street in the centre of Notting Hill's Artesi...

JUN 19 2015

Prime properties

Posted in Press Office by The Times

The Times

Elegant townhouse

London, W4

What you get
An end-of-terrace property with three bedrooms (two with en suite wet rooms), two WCs, bathroom, double reception room with terrace area, kitchen/dining room leading to another reception room, study, utility...

JUN 7 2015

Getaways of the Week

Posted in Press Office by The Sunday Times

The Sunday Times 

Caribbean Queen

In the Lagoons development at Montego Bay, on Jamaica's lush north coast, this four-bedroom house has more than 5,000 sq ft of living space, including a TV room and a study. There are double-height ceilings in the sitting ro...

MAY 29 2015

Property on the market

Posted in Press Office by Money Week

Money Week

This week: multimillion-pound properties

Park Village East, London NW1

A Grade II-listed house designed by John Nash close to Regent's Park and Primrose Hill. The house has high ceilings, wood floors, period fire surrounds and an octagonal tower ...

MAY 9 2015

Compass Points - Retirement Homes

Posted in Press Office by The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph

Surrey

Location: Weybridge

Guide price: £895,000

Agent: John D Wood & Co.
(01932 842323; johndwood.co.uk)

Wondering how to put your pension to good use? Well, Finnart Lodge needs to be updated, although you’ll ...

Vogue

While private gardens at a premium in prime central London, it is one of the world’s greenest cities with some 5,000 acres of Royal Parks. Well placed for the pleasures of Kensington Gardens and Holland Park, a pair of newly built seven-bedroom family houses on ...

APR 21 2015

Family Favourites

Posted in Press Office by Metro

Metro

LUXURY LIVING 

Five-bedroom, Criffel Avenue, Streatham Hill SW2, £1,850,000 

A detached, three-storey Victorian house with three reception rooms, three bathrooms, garden and off-street parking. 

johndwood.co.uk, 020 3151 5786.&nb...

APR 1 2015

Life Changer

Posted in Press Office by The Evening Standard

The Evening Standard 

Farmhouse has potential for animal kingdom

£950,000: escape the rat race at this Oxfordshire farmhouse just outside Bicester. With six bedrooms and four-and-a-half acres, it comes with a popular kennels and cattery business. Outbuildin...

MAR 27 2015

Field Good

Posted in Press Office by The Financial Times

Financial Times

Property near education hotspots in Cambridge, Oxford and Winchester has proved unusually resilient during the economic downturn. Family buyers wishing to minimise that early-morning dash might want to consider an immaculately renovated 15th-centu...

MAR 13 2015

Money Week

Priory Grove School, Priory Grove, London SW8

A flat in a former school converted into a secure gated development of luxury flats with parking, close to Stockwell tube. It has double-height ceilings, wood shuttered windows and wood floors. 1 bed, 1 bath, re...

MAR 7 2015

Home and away

Posted in Press Office by The Guardian

The Guardian

Properties close to markets

Each Saturday a 90-stall charter market is held below the windows of this duplex above a shop in the high street. Process any gourmet bargains in a spacious kitchen/breakfast room and sleep it all off in one of two slimline bed...

FEB 27 2015

London's Playground Patois

Posted in Press Office by 27th February 2015

Country Life

St. Luke’s Gardens, Chelsea, SW3 

For sale: £3.895m
This fully modernised house on Radnor Walk, just to the south of King’s Road, comes with a nanny room in the basement and a charming garden. Through John D Wood & Co. (020-7...

FEB 5 2015

Hot Property - Town

Posted in Press Office by Country and Town House

Country and Town House

DOUBLE TROUBLE

To have two immacualte turnkey new builds in Chelsea is rare, particularly on the grand Phillimore Estate. Design goliath Michaelis Boyd Associates has created properties that balanec tradition with fresh interiors and futuristic ...

JAN 31 2015

Chichi Chiswick

Posted in Press Office by The Financial Times

Financial Times

How Chiswick in London became a hip hotspot for affluent families

Prices are rising in the once ordinary, Thames-side suburb thanks to its great schools, café culture and green space

Demand for homes is fierce, wi...

JAN 9 2015

Prime Properties

Posted in Press Office by The Times

The Times

Thatched House
Swan Green, Hampshire

WHAT YOU GET

A grade II listed cottage with three bedrooms, a study, snug, sitting room, kitchen, breakfast room/dining room, bathroom, lawned gardens and off-road parking.

WHERE IS IT?

Less than 1 mi...

Vogue

KEYS TO Blomfield House, Jubilee Place, Chelsea, SW3

  • ACCOMMODATION: 3,720sq ft over five floors including five bedrooms (four ensuite), two reception rooms, library/entertainment room, gym, spa and steam room.
  • OUTSIDE: Front and rear gardens
  • GUIDE PRICE: £11 million

Robert Green of John D Wood & Co. (020 7352 1484) says: "This house is situated in my favourite part of Chelsea, just off Chelsea Green with its fine range of independent shops and restaurants. Newly rebuilt behind the original retained faç...

DEC 27 2014

Properties of the Year

Posted in Press Office by The Week

The Week

A look at some of the most outstanding properties of the year

Somerset: Rodden Manor, Rodden, Frome. This impressive 16th century Grade II* manor house has an attached 2-bed cottage, currently used as a holiday let. Main house: 4 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, breakfast/kitchen, gardens, garaging, studio, office, stabling, 4 acres. Still available for £1.65m, was £1.75m; John D Wood & Co. (020-7908 1108),


The Guardian

The second most expensive is nearby Eaton Square, one of Belgravia's most popular garden squares, where the average property is worth £15.5m, followed by Trevor Street in Knightsbridge, where prices average £10m.

Hugo Headlam, sales manager at the Belgravia branch of John D Wood & Co. said the private gardens and architecture of Eaton Square meant it had long been a "destination address", with would-be buyers from Britain and overseas looking out for homes there. "It is near Knightsbridge, which is great for shopp...

DEC 1 2014

Let me entertain you

Posted in Press Office by Country and Town House

Country and Town House

Those who like a knees-up, especially over the festive season, should check out these party pads. 

John D Wood & Co. is selling a home with this feature on Cheyne Row (£6.95m; johndwood.co.uk) where two reception rooms have been linked. One has a large door leading to an Alice in Wonderland -themed garden, giving vast entertainment space. 


NOV 22 2014

Compass Points

Posted in Press Office by The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph

If you find the selection of London properties a bit too predictable, it's time to think again. Rosalind Mullen has got mews for you.

South Kensington

Location - Stanhope Mews, SW7

Guide Price - £1.995m

Agent - John D Wood & Co. (020 3151 5891 johndwood.co.uk)

Two-bedroom Stanhope Mews benefits from being in a peaceful cul-de-sac. You'll be seduced by the elegant reception room but, when the winter sun glimmers, you'll be straight out of the French windows and onto the terrace. Don't forge...

NOV 21 2014

Property on the market

Posted in Press Office by Money Week

Money Week

This week: properties for around £500,000 - from a restored Methodist church in Norfolk to a Cotswold stone terraced house in Gloucestershire.

Arlesford Road, London SW9. A one-bed flat with a share of the freehold and its own garden. It is close to the tube and has wood floors, feature fireplaces and a newly fitted kitchen and bathroom. £475,000 John D Wood & Co. 020-8673 2854.


NOV 12 2014

The Accidental Landlord

Posted in Press Office by Evening Standard

Evening Standard

£475 A WEEK 

In a portered building in Buckingham Gate, SW1, John D Wood & Co. has a newly refurbished one-bedroom flat available to rent. 

NOV 2 2014

Riverside Home of the Week

Posted in Press Office by The Sunday Times

The Sunday Times

£400,000

With a mooring for a 30ft boat on the River Colne at the front, this link-detached four-bedroom home, in the small Essex village of Rowhedge, would make a good boatie lock-up-and-leave. Set over three floors, the contemporary two-recept...

OCT 28 2014

For sale in... Oxford

Posted in Press Office by The Times

The Times

Southfield Road

A Victorian semi on a popular street off the Cowley Road, with two bedrooms, garden to the rear and space in front. The layout's flexible, with a second living room that could be used as a downstairs bedroom.

£425,000, johndw...

OCT 28 2014

Hot Property - Fishing

Posted in Press Office by Financial Times

Financial Times

Gaunt House, Standlake, Oxfordshire, UK, £4.95m

Where? - On the edge of the village of Standlake, about 13 miles from Oxford, 70 miles from London and 55 miles from Heathrow. Mainline rail services from Oxford to Paddington take about an house....

OCT 1 2014

Property News

Posted in Press Office by Country Life

Country Life

Elegant entertaining

Surrey, £1.975 million

Lunar, Hangar Hill

John D Wood & Co. (01932 842323)

This semi-detached house near Weybridge (which has regular trains to London Waterloo) has a substantial double reception room with ...

SEP 19 2014

Metro

One £1.1 million two-bed flat remains in a niche development on Broughton Road, via John D Wood & Co.


SEP 10 2014

Life Changer

Posted in Press Office by The Evening Standard

The Evening Standard

£895,000: this 17th-century pub and restaurant in South Leigh, Oxfordshire, would make a fabulous wedding venue, gastropub or holiday destination. It sits in just over an acre of grounds with a barn, separate cottage, outbuildings and h...

SEP 6 2014

Find your own nappy valley

Posted in Press Office by The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph

William and Kate have decided Norfolk is the perfect place to bring up Prince George. But plenty of other areas have excellent homes and other ingredients essential to keep a family happy.

Weybridge, Surrey

The surrounding countryside is glor...

AUG 29 2014

ON THE MARKET... One-level living

Posted in Press Office by 29th August 2014

The Lady

"These charming single-storey homes leave many taller properties in the shade"

Bylands Cottage, Cavendish Road, St George’s Hill: £1,000,000

This property has three bedrooms and is situated in a gated private estate. Orig...

AUG 22 2014

Neighbourhood Watch

Posted in Press Office by The Metro

The Metro

Taylor Wimpey Central London is building The Ladbroke Grove development. Prices of the 133 apartments start at £470,000, through John D Wood & Co.

AUG 15 2014

Make the Move

Posted in Press Office by The Times

The Times

For sale near... the V Festival!

This weekend Chelmsford in Essex will play host to Blondie, Foxes and Justin Timberlake

Springfield Road

This restored 19th-century, four-bedroom property is close to several schools and Chelmsford sta...

AUG 15 2014

Hot Property

Posted in Press Office by The Financial Times

The Financial Times 

Art Fairs

Upper Cheyne Row, London, UK, £9.25m

Where? - In Chelsea, between the King’s Road and Chelsea Embankment, and about 16 miles from Heathrow airport.

What? - Built in 1714 for the Duchess of Hamilton, the Grade...

AUG 6 2014

Trophy buy of the week

Posted in Press Office by The Evening Standard

The Evening Standard

So Much time, so much fun

£4.95 million: keep your weekend guests busy at magnificent 15-century moated Gaunt House, in Standlake, Oxfordshire. The Grade II-listed pile, with 39 acres of grounds, has paddocks, stables and a tack room, a tenn...

AUG 3 2014

The Sunday Times

Homeowners thinking of selling their property should act quickly to take advantage of the seasonal pick-up expected next month.

Peter Young, head of the estate agent John D Wood & Co., said: “Next month will be busy, with not only increased ...

JUL 23 2014

The accidental landlord

Posted in Press Office by The Evening Standard

The Evening Standard

£575 a week: a recently refurbished two-bedroom first-floor flat at Sands End, Fulham, can be rented through John D Wood & Co. 

(homeandproperty.co.uk/rentsan)


JUL 16 2014

Chocolate-box Cottage

Posted in Press Office by Country Life

Country Life

Hampshire, £1.6 million 

Keeper’s Cottage, Middle Wyke 

John D Wood & Co. (020-7908 1108) 

A cleverly extended cottage that’s now a fine family home, Keeper’s Cottage has almost 5,000 sq ft of space, ...

JUN 18 2014

The accidental landlord

Posted in Press Office by The Evening Standard

The Evening Standard

£595 a week: In Belsize Park, John D Wood & Co. has a loft-style one-bedroom flat with a private terrace available to rent. Visit homesandproperty.co.uk/rentbel


JUN 8 2014

London Town House of the Week

Posted in Press Office by The Sunday Times

The Sunday Times

Though it’s in need of modernisation, this four-storey town house on Old Palace Lane, between Richmond Green and the Thames, could be Regency perfection. Built in the early 19th century, the grade II listed, wisteria-clad home has three bed...

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