Jo Aldridge & John Hoyes
Property Hounds

Affordable Buying / Property Search Agents
Wiltshire, Gloucestershire & The Cotswolds,
Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Rutland & North Norfolk

What we Do

Affordable Buying Agents
Wiltshire, Gloucestershire & The Cotswolds
Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Rutland & North Norfolk

Jo Aldridge Property Hound

Why Do YOU Need a Property Finder?

Insider Market Knowledge

As buying agents Jo & John are in very close contact with all the agents in their area and they often hear in advance about properties that might be coming up for sale. How early often depends on the agent involved but being trusted by them, both frequently have prior knowledge of property coming onto the market. Private sellers also get in touch hoping they might have a client suitable for their house.  

Professional Support at Every Stage

In the current market especially - with confusion abounding regarding pricing, good areas, bad areas etc - it makes sense for a buyer to have an adviser as well. Identifying properties that might be of interest and then viewing them, Jo & John will report to you their findings, which will save you hours of wasted time if not suitable. Once a suitable property comes up, their negotiating skills and knowledge of the market eases the transaction process. They can advise on property professionals such as solicitors, surveyors and builders and whilst the legal process is going through will liaise between estate agents and solicitors right through until completion.

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"We planned to move from London to the Country but had no real idea of how this would really happen.  However, after our initial meeting with Jo it became crystal clear. Jo is so professional, knowledgeable and most of all a great listener and managed to collate all our aspirations to find the right house for us.  We cannot thank her enough for the way Jo was able to assist by being the catalyst that made it all happen.  We would most highly recommend her for her sensitive and wise ways. Jo keeps the wheels turning in a gentle but firm manner as moving house is such a large project.  Jo shows such reassurance from her vast experience and remains constant throughout the whole process."

About The Areas We Cover

Wiltshire, Gloucestershire & The Cotswolds

A varied yet beautiful landscape is perhaps the best way to describe Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds. The southern section of the Cotswolds runs up from the Georgian City of Bath into south Gloucestershire taking in country towns such as Nailsworth, Stroud and Painswick with deep valleys and far reaching views. Nearby Cirencester, a buzzing market town has many pretty villages such as Bibury and Barnsley close by. Further east towards Lechlade and Fairford the land is flatter but no less attractive. More to the south are historic towns such as Malmesbury with its wonderful Abbey and Tetbury  so popular with visitors hoping to catch a royal glimpse or buy souvenirs from the Highgrove shop or maybe take in Chavenage House (Trenwith of Poldark fame)

South of the M4 going further into Wiltshire, villages such as Castle Combe attract the tourists but a short distance away off the beaten track is peaceful West Kington and tiny but enchanting Slaughterford.

Communications are excellent. The M4 runs through from east to west connecting the area to London whilst the M5 running north south connects Bristol to Birmingham and the North. There are mainline stations to Paddington at Bath, Bristol Parkway, Stroud, Swindon, Chippenham, Westbury and tiny Kemble. Bristol Airport is also easily accessible.

For those moving out of London,  still worried about how to embrace the rural idyll, fear not - you can still get your cultural hit from the theatres of Bath, Bristol and Cheltenham. Gourmet restaurants and gastro pubs abound and as for leisure and sport you will be spoilt for choice with rugby at Bath, golf courses galore including the well known courses at Castle Combe and Bowood plus plenty of polo at Cirencester Polo Club or the Beaufort Polo Club at Westonbirt. Eventing at the world renowned Badminton Horse Trials, and trail hunting with numerous packs including the Beaufort Hunt, the VWH and the Berkeley.  For the racing enthusiast Cheltenham and Bath are certain winners.

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"Looking for our ideal home in Yorkshire whilst living in London seemed a more than daunting task - we did not relish weekends driving up and down the motorway only to discover the journey had been fruitless. John quickly grasped the ideas we had for our perfect home, his local knowledge of areas good and bad was invaluable and his calm approach, support and persistence during the negotiating and conveyancing stage made the whole process a very smooth ride!"

Yorkshire, lincolnshire, Rutland & North Norfolk

Harrogate is a delightful spa town in North Yorkshire, nestled amongst some of the most beautiful countryside in the UK. Voted as the happiest place to live, this historic and fashionable spa town has it all.

Harrogate has a wealth of shops, boutiques and restaurants including the famous Betty's Cafe Tea Rooms. The town attracts visitors from all over the world and has played host to the recent UCI World Championships along with the Tour de France yo name a few. The Royal Pump Museum, Valley Gardens and the Yorkshire Ground which hosts the Great Yorkshire show annually are also a huge attraction to this famous spa town.

The Yorkshire Dales National Park is located approximately 30 miles from Harrogate and offers a wide variety of local attractions including the Black Sheep Brewery, Fountains Abbey / Studley Royal to the stunning Aysgarth falls and the idyllic village oh Malham, ideal for year round visitors.

Lincolnshire is exceptionally well connected with mainline train links and commuters are beginning to discover the benefits of this truly wonderful county. There is also an ongoing programme of investment in the road infrastructure and the East Midlands Airport is easily accessible with more and more flights for both business and leisure coming on stream all of the time and the City of Lincoln is of world renown. There are several very good schools nearby including Oundle, Uppingham, Oakham and Stamford.

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Contact Jo Aldridge

Jo Aldridge - Property Hound,
Wiltshire, Gloucester & Cotswolds

Contact John Hoyes

John Hoyes - Property Hound,
Yorkshire & Lincolnshire, Rutland & North Norfolk
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