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Spencers of New Forest Property Showcase

October, 2021

Spencers of New Forest Property Showcase

We are delighted to announce that our most prestigious South Coast partner, Spencers of New Forest are showcasing their New Forest and surrounding area properties at an exclusive one day event here in our offices in St James’s Place, for...


Curchods are now a carbon assessed organisation

July, 2021

Curchods are now a carbon assessed organisation

Why Is Reducing Our Carbon Footprint Important? Over the past two decades the effects of climate change have accelerated. Considerable evidence exists proving climate change has been exacerbated by human activity. Changes in our...


The History of Battlecrease Hall

June, 2021

The History of Battlecrease Hall

Battlecrease Hall, even the name gets the imagination going, evoking images of grandeur associated with the English country home. You will not be disappointed with this fine Grade II Listed Georgian home which comes with an illustrious...


Seeking Out The Sun?

March, 2021

Seeking Out The Sun?

Fabulous new country house close to the lovely village of Calvia, SW Mallorca. This ‘new’ country house incorporates part of an original mid 18 th century stone cottage, constructed in 1750 according to the land registry....


Dorset Penthouse

February, 2021

Dorset Penthouse

So, you park in your garage, enter your private elevator, and walk out into this stunning penthouse. No, it’s not in Canary Wharf, but the elegant Dorset coastal resort of Weymouth.  Situated on the 4th & 5th floor of a former...


Ralph reviews a Grade II* period house in Farndon

November, 2020

Ralph reviews a Grade II* period house in Farndon

Ralph reviews a Grade II* period house in Farndon. Autumn has well and truly set in and I have to say that I am embracing it with all four paws. I love this time of the year – what could be better than a long walk through the...


St Osyth Priory

November, 2020

St Osyth Priory

As Rightmove reports increased demand for larger family homes and outside space, award-winning heritage developer City & Country is set to bring a limited collection of contemporary new homes to St Osyth Priory - a stunning coastal and rural...


Lookout Farm

September, 2020

Lookout Farm

Symonds & Sampson’s collective auctions often include out of the ordinary property, and Lookout Farm, overlooking the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site comes with some unusual features.  Two historic WWII Pillboxes and a former...


Cheffins Fine Art at The London Office

September, 2020

Cheffins Fine Art at The London Office

Cheffins Fine Art hosted a private viewing at The London Office showcasing a preview of what will be on sale at their auction at the beginning of October. Due to current Covid restrictions the viewing was by invitation only and meant certain...


One of the largest Town houses in Poundbury is for sale

July, 2020

One of the largest Town houses in Poundbury is for sale

The accommodation is extensive and versatile, offering grandeur and elegance. From the ground floor’s impressive Mandarin natural stone floor (underfloor heated), the hall leads to a stunning kitchen/dining room fitted with a range of...


A Property Restoration Dream

June, 2020

A Property Restoration Dream

The Grade II Listed 4 bedroom farmhouse with attached Mill House, cottage garden, orchard, and courtyard of traditional buildings (including an impressive 9m grain barn) are approached by a long drive. There are also 10.66 acres of extremely...


Luxury Penthouse

February, 2020

Luxury Penthouse

Symonds & Sampson are excited to be offering one of the most impressive penthouse apartments in Dorchester. Located in the atmospheric Brewery Square, formerly home to Eldridge Pope, the Conran & Partners designed ‘Popcorn’...


Romantic Retreat In Time For Valentines Day

February, 2020

Romantic Retreat In Time For Valentines Day

  Your Chance to live Under the Greenwood Tree   Symonds & Sampson have enjoyed the privilege of the pleasure of handling many enchanting properties throughout the region.  With Valentine’s Day looming...


Symonds & Sampson's Auction House Wins Gold!

December, 2019

Symonds & Sampson's Auction House Wins Gold!

Auction House wins gold at property ‘Oscars’ Auction House, operating as Symonds & Sampson in the West Countryhas won the gold award as Residential Auction Service of the Year in the 2019 Negotiator Awards – widely...


Pretty as a Picture

November, 2019

Pretty as a Picture

A rare opportunity that would suit a variety of buyers seeking either multi-generational living, a holiday rental business or room to work and play.  An outstandingly presented farmhouse with detached annex and a studio barn set in a...


Symonds & Sampson Property Forum

October, 2019

Symonds & Sampson Property Forum

The London Office opened its doors yet again to a variety of London buyers keen to find a new home in the South West. Despite the current political uncertainty and demonstrations in Trafalgar Square, St James’s provided a calm oasis in an...


Symonds & Sampson Country Property Forum

October, 2019

Symonds & Sampson Country Property Forum

Symonds & Sampson will be showcasing some of the finest properties on the market in the South West at our exclusive Property Forum at The London Office, 40 St James's Place, London SW1A 1NS on 16th October 2019 from 2pm to 6pm. With a wide...


A Horse Lovers Paradise

August, 2019

A Horse Lovers Paradise

Nestling in a quiet corner of the Northamptonshire village of Lois Weedon, Owl’s Hoot is a quintessential Grade II Listed three-bedroom thatched cottage that is beautifully presented and sits on approximately 2.5 acres of gardens and...


The Most Unusual Situation - Shenley Park Lodge

July, 2019

The Most Unusual Situation - Shenley Park Lodge

Marketed by Howkins & Harrison in Towcester, this stunning property sits in the village of Shenley Church End. A most unusual situation where, although within walking distance of the centre of Milton Keynes, the property gives the...


Anyone for Tennis? A Court with a View

June, 2019

Anyone for Tennis?   A Court with a View

It’s time for Wimbledon again as we host some of the world’s finest tennis, inspiring many of us to dust off our rackets. What could be better than your own grass tennis court with stunning views over the rolling Devon countryside and...


The London & Country Property Show 2019

May, 2019

The London & Country Property Show 2019

On Tuesday 14th May 2019, we successfully hosted the London & Country Property Show at Chelsea Old Town Hall. Supported by Country Life Magazine, we welcomed buyers and investors from London and further afield through the doors. Over the...


The London & Country Property Show 2019

March, 2019

The London & Country Property Show 2019

The London & Country Property Show will be held on Tuesday 14th May 2019, from 2pm to 7pm at The Chelsea Old Town Hall, London SW3 5EE. Leading firms of Estate agents and Chartered Surveyors from across the country, including London, will be...


Poundbury Property Exhibition

February, 2019

Poundbury Property Exhibition

On Thursday 14th March 2019, from 12pm to 4pm, Peter Grout Smith and Jon Summers of Symonds & Sampson will be at The London Office showcasing the luxurious collections of apartments at the Royal Pavilion in Poundbury. These property experts...


A Tale of Two Properties

October, 2018

A Tale of Two Properties

A Tale of Two Properties  -  A Race Against Time The scorching summer of 2018 has been a notable success for the Farm and Equine Team at Axminster with the linked sales of two excellent East Devon equine properties.   ...


A Little Piece of France in Dorset

July, 2018

A Little Piece of France in Dorset

A rare opportunity to own a substantial and diverse farm surrounded by 422.23 acres (170.85 ha) of arable, pasture and woodland, in the heart of the picturesque Bride Valley, close to the Dorset coast. Coming to the open market for the first time...


The London & Country Property Show 2018

April, 2018

The London & Country Property Show 2018

On Tuesday 17th April, we successfully hosted the London & Country Property Show in the Pillar Hall of the world-famous Olympia London. Supported by Country Life Magazine, we welcomed buyers and investors from London and further afield...


The London & Country Property Show 2018

February, 2018

The London & Country Property Show 2018

The London & Country Property Show will be held on Tuesday 17th April 2018 in the Pillar Hall of Olympia London, Kensington, W14 8UX. Over 30 leading firms of Estate Agents and Chartered Surveyors from across the country will be on hand to...


A Royal Welcome

February, 2018

A Royal Welcome

On the 15th February Bob Bickersteth from The London Office spent the day with Symonds & Sampson in Poundbury meeting existing clients, prospective clients and viewing their homes to give first hand feedback to the London buyers who are...


Fancy becoming the Lord of your very own manor?

January, 2018

Fancy becoming the Lord of your very own manor?

A lord's manor described as one of Dorset's "best kept secrets" is on sale for £2m. The luxury seven-bedroom property, which lies hidden in the remote village of Arne and boasts panoramic views of Poole Harbour, comes complete with a...


Symonds & Sampson Property Auction

December, 2017

Symonds & Sampson Property Auction

The award winning firm of chartered surveyors, Symonds & Sampson, held a stunning property auction at the Axminster Guildhall on 30 th of November with a 100% success rate.   The highlight was Stoke Knapp Farm, Stoke Abbott offered...


Veni Vidi Vici

November, 2017

Veni Vidi Vici

A unique opportunity to own a Roman Hill Fort with panoramic views over the beautiful Dorset countryside and coastline. Built by the Second Legion during the Roman occupation following the invasion in AD43, Waddon Hill Fort housed a mixed...


Michael Graham Property Show - 1st November 2017

November, 2017

Michael Graham Property Show - 1st November 2017

Michael Graham Estate Agents hosted a successful Country Property Show at The London Office, 40 St James's Place, SW1A 1NS on Wednesday 1st November 2017. There was a stunning showcase of a vast array of properties for sale and to let in...


Michael Graham Property Show - Wednesday 1st November

October, 2017

Michael Graham Property Show - Wednesday 1st November

Michael Graham Estate Agents will be hosting a Country Property Show at The London Office, 40 St James's Place, SW1A 1NS on Wednesday 1st November 2017. They will be showcasing a vast array of properties for sale and to let in Bedfordshire,...


Symonds & Sampson Country Property Forum

October, 2017

Symonds & Sampson Country Property Forum

Buyers were arriving early before the doors opened on Symonds & Sampson's October Country Property Forum in St James Place, London. Partners Nigel Sheppard, Richard Taylor and Poundbury Residential manager Peter Grout-Smith assisted by Bob...


Symonds & Sampson Country Property Forum - 17th October

October, 2017

Symonds & Sampson Country Property Forum - 17th October

Symonds & Sampson Estate Agents will be hosting a Country Property Forum at The London Office, 40 St James's Place, SW1A 1NS on Tuesday 17th October 2017. They will be showcasing a vast array of properties for sale and to let in Dorset,...


Stags London Roadshow on 14th September 2017

August, 2017

Stags London Roadshow on 14th September 2017

A vast number of buyers are still moving from London and the Home Counties to the West Country in pursuit of a better quality of life. Stags will be holding thier next roadshow at The London Office, 40 St James's Place, SW1A 1NS, the perfect...


A View From London

July, 2017

A View From London

The latest Land Registry data suggests transactions in the capital are the lowest ever recorded. There were just 55 transactions in the whole of the Westminster borough, which is the lowest ever number recorded by the registry’s open...


The London & Country Property Show 2017

May, 2017

The London & Country Property Show 2017

On Wednesday 10 th May, we successfully hosted the London & Country Property Show at the Chelsea Old Town Hall. Co hosted by Douglas & Gordon and supported by Country Life Magazine, we welcomed buyers and investors from London and...


The London & Country Property Show

March, 2017

The London & Country Property Show

The London & Country Property Show will be held on Wednesday 10 th May 2017 at The Chelsea Old Town Hall, London SW3 5EE . Over 30 leading firms of Estate Agents and Chartered Surveyors from across the country, including Douglas &...


Charters Estate Agents Win Six Gold Awards

December, 2016

Charters Estate Agents Win Six Gold Awards

Charters estate agents of Hampshire & Surrey, who are a regional and localised independent estate agency with a tight network of just four local offices at Winchester, Alresford, Alton and Farnham, recently received six GOLD and one SILVER...


Symonds & Sampson Country Property Forum

October, 2016

Symonds & Sampson Country Property Forum

Partners Nigel Sheppard and Richard Taylor from Symonds & Sampson made their way to The London Office yesterday to meet buyers from London and the Home Counties and were delighted to discover that there were plenty of buyers looking to...


The Move to the Country Show 2016

March, 2016

The Move to the Country Show 2016

...We had over 30 experienced agents, with objective, balanced advice who showcased some of the finest property outside the Capital, from chocolate box cottages to Country Estates. Bob Bickersteth, Director of The London Office comments:...


We’ve moved!

December, 2015

We’ve moved!

We are delighted to announce that due to continued expansion in the business the Balfours Estate Agents team have now relocated to The Square in Shrewsbury!   The new address is Balfours LLP, The Square, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1...


Hot Off The Press!

November, 2015

Hot Off The Press!

Douglas and Gribben are delighted to announce a series of exciting developments for the company. Guy and Diane Simmons have joined Graham and Rachel Douglas, to form a new partnership to build upon the longstanding success of Douglas and...


Hot Off The Press...

November, 2015

Hot Off The Press...

Richard Taylor and Nigel Sheppard met numerous country buyers at The London Office in St James’s Place on Thursday 22nd October. Such was the demand for information from eager buyers that Richard and Nigel did not pause for a break until...


The Big Sleepout!

September, 2015

The Big Sleepout!

Henry Adams has nominated Stonepillow as their chosen charity for 2015/2016 which includes the sponsorship of their key fundraising event, The Big Sleepout, taking place at Chichester Cathedral on Saturday 10th - Sunday 11th October...


Stags London Property Exhibition

September, 2015

Stags London Property Exhibition

Wednesday 23rd September 2015 at The London Office, St James's Place, SW1 Stags are heading to The London Office on Wednesday 23rd September, in conjunction with leading city agents, Douglas and Gordon, to meet those thinking of making the...