23 May

Gardens can 'add value' to properties

Gardens can 'add value' to properties

Property values could be boosted by as much as 20 per cent if they have a reasonably large garden, a spokesperson for Gardener's World Magazine has said.

Lucy Hall stated that "families in particular are crying out for safe and private space", whether they are in a town or the countryside.

She noted that the appearance of a garden can also affect a buyer's decision and recommended that sellers de-clutter their outside space before a viewing.

In addition, they could plant easy-grow seeds such as poppies to add colour to the garden and clear any dead plants and weeds, Ms Hall suggested.

A recent survey from Lloyds TSB Insurance revealed that hot tubs are the item British people would most like to have in their garden, followed by decking and a water feature.
ADNFCR-1222-ID-18608735-ADNFCR

Cookies We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. To find out more about our cookies policy, see our cookies policy here or in the footer.