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Making the most of your garden space this summer…

July 21st 2016
By: Melanie Hollidge
Making the most of your garden space this summer…

In the UK more of us are investing time and money to ensure that we make the most of our outdoor areas in summer time. Even the smallest of outside spaces can be made into a retreat with a bit of planning and creativity. Covering a small garden area by laying one flooring product such as wooden decking, artificial grass (in difficult to grow/mow areas) or garden tiles can work well. Using the same tiles both inside and outside your home will reduce the visual divide between your home and garden.
 
Vertical plant pots can help to draw the eye upwards, giving the illusion that a space is larger than it is. Introducing a living wall can transform a shabby wall and introduce wildlife into a garden. Mirrors at the end of a path or on a whole wall can also make a space seem more extensive. Creating small garden pockets which only become visible as you move around the garden will also give it the illusion of being larger than it is, this can be achieved through using dividing walls of plants or hard landscaping. Using bold colours on plastered wall such as magentas and bright oranges can also bring an extra element into a smaller garden and work well next to softer planting such as long grasses.
 
If you are looking at buying a house which already has a fabulous outside living space then Goodfellows Mitcham has this large five bedroom detached house for sale for £725,000. It is located within this much sought after residential road on the very cusp of the historic Cricket Green conservation area and within extremely close proximity to both Mitcham Junction train station and Mitcham tram stop. Further benefits include a 17ft Reception Room, 13ft Dining Room, 13ft Family Room, 15ft Kitchen, 19ft Master bedroom with en-suite bathroom, 13ft Second bedroom, 14ft Third bedroom, 15ft Fourth bedroom, 7ft Fifth bedroom, first floor family bathroom, gas central heating, double glazing, off street parking to the front, approximately 50ft private rear garden and garage.
 
Features:

  • EPC Rating - D
  • Five Bedrooms
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Prime Location
  • Close To Transport Links
  • Double Glazed
  • Gas Central Heating
  • Private Rear Garden
  • Garage

 
If you would like to arrange a viewing or would like to find out more information please call Goodfellows Mitcham on 020 8646 8686 or follow this link.