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Quiet luxury is coming to Southsea

Words by: Kate Thompson   Quiet luxury is coming to Southsea with the much- anticipated launch of Solent View. Think… Read more »

Charlie’s sense of style

Words: Kate Thompson. Photos: Jennifer Channer, owner/photographer at Liberty Photography When Southsea-based stylist and jewellery designer Charlie Smith offered to… Read more »

An unexpected windfall

Words: Kate Thompson As soon as you walk into  Mark and Jan Taylor’s super stylish Southsea flat, you can tell… Read more »

Keeping the love in our house

Words: Kate Thompson. Photos: Millard Installations Ltd. Like many couples, Paula and her husband Andy truly love their Southsea home,… Read more »

A Green 2023?

Neil Maxwell Housing activity for the first quarter of the year, looks promising, we’re seeing a whole panoply of buyers… Read more »

Which way is up?

Words by Neil Maxwell I like to have stats and figures to illustrate my articles, especially when so much is… Read more »

The pleasure is in the detail

Words: Kate Thompson Photos: Portico Marketing Having seen so many of the beautiful Southsea homes that he has enhanced with… Read more »

Bricks and Morta

Words by Neil Maxwell. It’s at time like these I wish I had a better functioning crystal ball. Some people… Read more »

Letting the light in…

Words: Kate Thompson. Photos: Portico Marketing Southsea couple Alex and Sam moved into their listed 19th century terraced home in… Read more »

Cool in every sense…

Words: Kate Thompson. Photos: Fry & Kent On the hottest day the UK has ever experienced, there was no cooler… Read more »

Property Styling V Interior Design

  What is property styling and how does it compare to interior design? Charlie Smith compares the two services and… Read more »

The ultimate lockdown project

Words: Kate Thompson While many of us took to baking bread or painting with watercolour during the lockdown, Amanda Percival… Read more »

New Year – Cleansed Spaces – Clutter Free Home

Living in untidiness keeps our minds active and it visually reminds us, all of the time, that we have things… Read more »

Is It A home or a Deal?

An Estate Agent’s legal obligation is to get the best possible price for the property they are selling. So, as… Read more »

Computer Says No!

Neil Maxwell Up and down the country there is now a shortage of property coming to the market, with plenty… Read more »

Susan Says No Way to Throw-Away Society

When Susan van Nieuwkerk and her family moved into their central Southsea home, they reckoned they would be there for… Read more »

The History House

When award winning interior designer Richard Dewhurst moved into Atlas House in Old Portsmouth, he was always destined to leave his… Read more »

Revealing History

How a former sail loft has been stripped back, extended and enhanced to become the perfect waterside home. By Kate… Read more »

Welcome Home

Welcome Home Emma has created her own safe sanctuary. By Kate Thompson   “If this past year has taught us… Read more »

Welcome Home

Home is where the art is. By Kate Thompson Ever since she was a child, Claire Harvey has enjoyed making… Read more »

The Grapes are not withered on the vine after all

by Neil Maxwell The announcement that estate agents could re-open on the 20th May took our industry completely by surprise…. Read more »

Welcome Home

  If lockdown has taught us all one thing, it is the importance of the place we call home. Kate Thompson… Read more »

How is Covid-19 affecting the housing market?

The housing market often suffers whenever the economy is under pressure. We asked Neil Maxwell of Fry & Kent for… Read more »

Welcome Home

Our Welcome Home feature is an opportunity to speak to Southsea residents about their abodes and what they like best… Read more »

Welcome Home

After coming through an emotional few years filled with upset and loss, Annabel Benton has created a living space in… Read more »

Welcome Home

Interior designer Tracey Hewitt is the latest Southsea resident to throw open the doors for our Welcome Home feature –… Read more »

How to Increase the Amount of Natural Light in Your Home

It’s always a great feeling to come home to a bright and airy space. In fact, research featured on House… Read more »

Location, Location, Location

Channel 4’s ‘Location, Location, Location’ is back for a new series and coming to Southsea!   Yes, that’s right! From… Read more »

Walk on the wild side

Kate Thompson who writes our regular Welcome Home feature, has stepped outdoors into the Southsea sunshine to find out more… Read more »

Welcome Home

Words by Kate Thompson Craig Duffy’s home, on a quiet Southsea street, has got to be the city’s most rock… Read more »

Welcome Home

Words by Kate Thompson. Photos: Charlotte Griffiths. When Lizzy first decided she wanted to live in Southsea, she had a… Read more »

Welcome Home

A black and white approach. Words by Kate Thompson. Photos: Charlotte Griffiths. Artist Daisy Harris-Burland drew on all the things… Read more »

Mister Christmas

A beautiful property, all set for an annual Christmas party and seasonal sparkle.  Words by Kate Thompson. Photos: Derek Rodgers…. Read more »

Welcome Home

Words by Kate Thompson Getting your first home together is a major step for most couples and when Alasdair and… Read more »

Welcome Home

Words by Kate Thompson It’s the house you drew at school when you were a child (four bay windows with… Read more »

Welcome Home

Lulu Whitmore of Love Southsea, throws open the doors of her family home and talks about the renovations and buying… Read more »

Welcome Home

Another Southsea Lifestyle reader throws open their doors and talks about the changes they have made to their home. Words… Read more »

Welcome Home

In the tradition of Through the Keyhole, we are encouraging residents with beautiful, different and downright quirky abodes to throw open… Read more »

Welcome Home

In the tradition of Through the Keyhole, we are encouraging residents with beautiful, different and downright quirky abodes to throw… Read more »

Welcome home

Written by Kate Thompson In the tradition of ‘Through the Keyhole,’ we are encouraging residents with beautiful, different and downright… Read more »

Pots and Planters

Big, bold and beautiful. Modern garden designers tend to lean towards this vision when asked to use pots and planters… Read more »