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Faced with the rising cost of renting, one ambitious couple decided the time was right to step onto the property ladder with a little help from the Government-backed Help to...

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A dash of metallics, a sprinkling of texture and season to taste! Our designers have the recipe for the perfect kitchen design and they’re giving us the inside scoop… This year it’s all about personalisation, variety and stunning colour contrasts. So, revamp your kitchen this spring with our handy guide...

It might be the month of love, but not everyone’s social feeds are awash with big romantic gestures and images capturing those ever so slightly over the top public displays of affection. For those that are single, it’s a time to celebrate independence, great friends and generally doing exactly what...

From high quality new homes to employment opportunities, as a home builder we have the unique opportunity to truly transform communities and make positive contributions to the lives of our homeowners. We don’t just provide housing, we also pave the way for buyers to build a life in the neighbourhoods...

From beautifully bold motifs to amazing artisan accents, interior designers are predicting this year's hottest trends and we couldn’t be more excited! To help you rejuvenate your home in 2018, we’ve picked out our four favourite fads that are tipped to be huge in 2018. Heavy Cabinetry   "Possibly people's...

Okay, so you’re ready to make the leap onto the property ladder, well psychologically speaking anyway. However the reality for the majority of first time buyers is that they are finding saving the required budget is too difficult and they have to drop out of the market. Recent research according...

Founded in 1958, this small southern start-up had one great goal… to create places people love. Fast forward to 2018 and the name ‘Countryside’ can be found at the heart of many successful communities, not just down south, but across the North West and the Midlands too! As we celebrate...

Not usually ones to blow our own trumpet too loudly here at Countryside HQ, but we’ve got some news to share with you that we are pretty chuffed about. Drum roll and fanfare please… We’ve just been crowned Large housebuilder of the year at the highly prestigious national Housebuilder Awards...

More than 1.8 million households in Britain contain two or more adult generations! According to the National House Building Council (NHBC), there’s been a real shift in multigenerational living - from caring for elderly relatives to the ‘boomerang’ generation - meaning homebuilders like Countryside are looking at new ways to...

At Countryside we understand that a home is more than just bricks and mortar. We believe in giving you more, which is why we’re gifting festive house hunters with a number of exclusive ‘stocking fillers’. These added extras, that come as standard with our homes, make all the difference when...

The nights are getting colder and darker, which can only mean one thing… Christmas is coming! Time for hosting festive dinner parties, stocking up on mince pies and falling out with the in-laws... But what are the top Christmas trends for this year’s homes and how can you introduce them...

New to the home buying arena? Mortgage jargon, abbreviations and buzzwords can confuse even the most prepared first time buyer. With so many options and considerations to bear in mind, applying for a mortgage can become extremely daunting. To help smooth the process, we’ve pulled together the top 10 mortgage...

What sacrifices would you make to buy your dream home? Last month we surveyed the nation's house hunters and found that one in four UK couples, under 34, have made the tough decision to move back in with their respective parents while they save for a home deposit. Here at...