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23 Dec 2021

CASE STUDY: OUR RESPONSE TO A LUXURY PROPERTY NIGHTMARE – MAYFAIR, LONDON

The problem Last year, whilst one of our clients was out of residency, their penthouse experienced an electrical surge, which caused a significant amount of damage to various appliances within the property, including numerous audio-visual items, fan coil units, lighting equipment and white goods. How we reacted We were alerted to this situation immediately, as it is common practice for audio visual specialists and security teams to be monitoring properties 24/7 and contact us for any issues. We attended the […]

15 Dec 2021

LET OUR VACANT PROPERTY MANAGEMENT SERVICES EASE YOUR MIND THIS CHRISTMAS

Part of our commitment at Somerset Estates is to ensure that the properties we look after receive the same level of care when they are vacant, no matter the time of year, as many of us are familiar with horror stories such as undetected water leaks! 

10 Dec 2021
Barry Breed

WORDS OF WISDOM FROM BARRY BREED

Do you want to know what Barry Breed’s secret to success is? Our Business Development Consultant shares his opinion alongside Philippa Somerset and here we highlight some tips from the best in the business. Our newly appointed Marketing Director, Mark Howarth asks the questions.

18 Aug 2021

YOUR HOME IS A SANCTUARY: WHERE FORM MEETS FUNCTION FROM OUR FRIENDS AT LANSERRING

When our friends at Lanserring created this wonderful new collection for 2021. In the last year, home has started to mean something different to modern families. We have developed a deep intimacy with interior spaces and their design details have become our daily companions.

04 Jun 2021

OUTDOOR KITCHENS AND WHY TO MAKE THEM YOUR NEW SUMMER PROJECT

With summer right around the corner, our team has been eagerly anticipating the soon-to-arrive days of alfresco dining and outdoor entertaining. And what better time than now to design, renovate, or redecorate the outdoor kitchen of your dreams?

09 Apr 2021

LONDON REOPENS – HOW TO RETURN FEELING LIKE YOU NEVER LEFT

As London opens in tandem with the arrival of spring, we are ready to embrace the steady return of the city we know and love with full force, and are here to remind you of the first and most crucial step in doing so: ensuring that your UK home is ready for your return.  

24 Mar 2021

SOMERSET ESTATES RANKED TOP RECOMMENDED PROPERTY MANAGER BY SPEAR’S 2021

Somerset Estates is delighted to be included in Spear’s 2021 Property Advisers Index, a list of this year’s Top Recommended providers of prime property management services.

08 Mar 2021

STRIKING GOLD IN FEMALE-LED BUSINESSES

We’ve all heard the saying: “Behind every great man is a great woman.” This International Women’s Day, I want to explore this statement from a business perspective, that behind every great company is a great woman.

16 Feb 2021

FROM MISSING LEATHER WALLPAPER TO BROKEN FIREPLACES IN A POST-BREXIT ENVIRONMENT

While the UK’s supply chain becomes accustomed to post-Brexit trading amidst a national lockdown, our team continues to operate and provide clients with our usual, personal and trusted property management service. 

12 Feb 2021

THE BEST TECH FOR YOUR LUXURY BATHROOM

Our team at Somerset Estates is here to make your dream bathroom a reality, and above all to prove that tech and tranquillity can harmoniously coexist. Whether your taste is modern and minimalistic, rustic, or edging on Victorian, our team integrates tech sympathetically into new and old design in ways that will make it impossible to identify in your bathroom.