Are these the ten most beautiful women players in tennis? We have assembled our list and hope to see many of them at this year’s Wimbledon Championships. Let us know if you disagree. To help you make up your mind you can also check out this video:
After an intense wave of activity over the last six weeks or so there is currently something of a shortage of flats to buy in Wimbledon at the moment. A high proportion – maybe as high as 50% - are currently under offer and therefore seemingly off the market. Our advice is to assume nothing in the current market and work on the basis that many of these sales will fall through as mortgage offers fail to materialise at the desired amount ... Read More
So, as we predicted earlier this year, the market for flats in Wimbledon is currently showing some encouraging signs of life, if not recovery. Transaction levels at the lower to mid end of the market are up significantly compared to six months ago. Consequently, there are very few 2 bedroom flats available on the market with an asking price of less than £270,000. The same can’t yet be said for the upper end of the market which remains dull for 2 bedroom ... Read More
It’s time to spruce up your flat and head down to Elys on the corner of St George’s Road and Worple Road in Wimbledon for some great bargains in their bedroom department. Many items are reduced by 30%, 40% or are now even half price.
There is a wide choice of good quality heavily discounted duvet covers on sale.
Bedeck bedlinen for singles, doubles and kingsize is half price down to £40 for a kingsize; the very attractive Bruges and Geneva 100% luxury cotton ... Read More
How Much Do You Know About Wimbledon Common?
Did you know that Wimbledon Common is home to an enormous range of mammals, birds, reptiles and insects? According to records from various natural history societies the Common is home to
• 22 species of mammal including badger, fox, stoat, weasel, feral ferret, feral cat, grey squirrel, bank vole, field vole, water vole, wood mouse, house mouse, common rat, rabbit, mole, hedghog, common shrew, pygmy shrew, water shrew
• 4 species of amphibians – Common Toad, Common Frog, Smooth ... Read More
If you were unlucky in the public ballot and don’t want to pay a massive premium to the touts and are still after Wimbledon tickets then our top tip is to join Westside Tennis Club in Wimbledon.
The club which is situated on the corner of Woodhayes Road and Copse Hill has a very close relationship with the Wimbledon Tennis Championships and consequently each year receives a handsome allocation of tickets for distribution to its members.
These tickets which are generally for Centre Court ... Read More
Wandsworth continues to set the pace amongst councils in finding ways to support its residents with the lowest council tax in the UK. The comparison with Merton is all too painful. For instance a Band D property in Wandsworth will pay £682 a year in council tax. This compares to a similarly valued property in Merton which will have to pay £1,119 per year; a staggering difference of 64%.
What is more the gap in council tax rates between the two local authorities ... Read More
Here are some ideas for treating yourself (and maybe your family!) on the odd Sunday when you feel you deserve it. Wimbledon has plenty of such opportunities so make sure you take advantage - often.
Sunday is surely about a bit of pampering and there’s no better way of indulging than with a massage or beauty treatment. If you are a guy with some sporting aches and pains then try out the acupuncture and deep tissue massage combination at Dr China. Thirty minutes ... Read More
It seems as if the decline in property values is slowing, at least for the time being. According to figures released by Hometrack, house prices declined by a national average of just 0.6% in March. This is the slowest rate of decline for ten months and may provide some cause for optimism.
Officially, property values have fallen by only 10% over the last 12 months but speak to almost any estate agent in Wimbledon and they will tell you that prices for houses ... Read More
If you are new to Wimbledon or explaining local possibilities then here are five streets that we recommend you focus your attention upon. From the rarefied air of Clifton Road to the value for money proposition along Worple Road there should be something here for everyone. Our local bloggers here at Wimbledon Flats have but together the top 5 flat hunting streets in Wimbledon.
This street is a matter of just a few yards from the Village High Street, connecting Ridgway and Lingfield Road. ... Read More