Quick off the blocks for a move; Our summer of sport seems to be adding extra impetus to the property market, as Alison Jones discovers.Byline: Alison Jones
With Euro 2012 having kept sports fans enthralled en·thrall
tr.v. en·thralled, en·thrall·ing, en·thralls
1. To hold spellbound; captivate: The magic show enthralled the audience.
2. To enslave. and Wimbledon now offering further distraction, it could be expected that house hunters House Hunters is an American television series that airs at 10:00pm nightly (and in reruns at various other times) on the cable television network Home & Garden Television, aka HGTV. might have temporarily shelved their search for the perfect place.
However, estate agent Strutt & Parker impacted and, in fact, are up on the same period last year.
It means that the hours of sport have not stopped people from going out and looking for a new home.
Furthermore, 44.5 per cent more people were looking for a home during the week that Wimbledon started and Euro 2012 concluded than the same week in 2011.
"The popularity of sport in this country is so great that you almost expect everything else to be put on hold when tournaments are in full swing.
"With recent international cricket International Cricket is a cricket game for the Nintendo Entertainment System that was only released in Australia in 1992. Developed by Melbourne House (as Beam Software) and published by Mattel, it was the only cricket game released for the NES. , the football Euros and now Wimbledon, it is testament to the current housing market -ing."
He believes that the summer brings with it a feeling of optimism, something that has been heightened this year with the Jubilee celebrations, which in turn can translate into transactions within the market.
"The strawberries are out and Cham-factor that is associated with summer can often persuade people who are undecided to get up, get on with things and step up their search for a new home."
If Wimbledon fortnight is simply too short for you, you can stage your own tennis tournaments all year round if you buy a house with an all weather court.
-bury, has just such a court. It also has a swimming pool if you fancy a little synchronised swimming afterwards. Interestingly, the village of Cressage is for the Olympian games Olympian Games
See Olympic Games.
Noun 1. Olympian Games - the ancient Panhellenic celebration at Olympia in honor of Zeus; held every 4 years beginning in 776 BC
Olympic Games that were set up in Olympics.
dates from the 1890s with later additions with entrance hall, drawing room, sitting room, dining room, conservatory, billiard bil·liard
Of, relating to, or used in billiards.
Adj. 1. billiard - of or relating to billiards; "a billiard ball"; "a billiard cue"; "a billiard table" room, study, kitchen/breakfast room, utility and cloakroom/wc.
Upstairs there are eight bedrooms, three bath/shower rooms and two wcs.
The coach house has been converted and now has a sitting room, two bedrooms and room and four adjoining open bay garages below, two of which are currently used as stables.
The four acres of grounds include the tennis court, swimming pool, lawns, a rose garden, kitchen garden and orchard.