Outdoor Space Adds Value
The busy spring property market is in full swing, and if you’re looking to sell your home now is the ideal time to spruce up any outdoor features. At this time of year buyers imagine themselves making the most of outdoor space, whether it is a patio area, roof terrace or summer studio.
Attractive outdoor features can really add to the selling price of a property, but they must be well-maintained. Making the most of the areas of focus, such as a patio area for entertaining, will ensure the outdoor space looks appealing. Demand for homes with features ready for the summer months fluctuates with the seasons and at this time of year an attractive and functional outside space holds much more significance.
Here are a few examples of outdoor spaces that have been maximised to the full.
8 Copse Road, Haslemere – Guide Price £369,950
This delightful two-bedroom semi-detached cottage has plenty of outdoor space. The front garden is mainly laid to lawn with a pathway leading up to the front door. Beyond a side gate there is a private sun trap patio area, ideal for a morning coffee or relaxing evening drink, with steps taking you to a raised lawn screened by laurel hedging and panel fencing. At the foot of the garden is a pretty summer studio, which has extensive power points, light and internet connection. This is space is ideal for reading, relaxing or even painting.
Flat 5, Glenthorpe House, Haslemere – Guide Price £250,000
Glenthorpe is a fabulous two-bedroom top floor flat, set within a converted late Victorian building. This property boasts its own private roof terrace and rear garden. Inside there is an open plan living area which overlooks the property's private, south-easterly facing roof terrace which is accessed via a single patio door. The roof terrace provides the perfect space for dining, entertaining and relaxing on summer evenings. The property also benefits from its own private rear garden.
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