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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.  

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.

08 Dec 2020

NAMIBIAN ADVENTURES – WHAT’S NEEDED TO SUPPLY STAFF IN JUST 48 HOURS!

As many of you who have read our recent posts will know, we at Somerset Estates place considerable importance on our business values and choose to work with only those business partners who share the same values. So I was delighted to be able to chat recently to Hugh Viney of Minerva.

13 Nov 2020

CONCERNED ABOUT YOUR VACANT HOME IN LONDON?

With the ongoing national lockdown and travel restrictions preventing families from visiting their second homes, we are operating  as usual, ensuring that vacant properties are protected and not vulnerable to threats.  The past year has been  challenging for most, and amidst the magnitude of difficulties and stresses that those around us have experienced, worrying about property shouldn’t be one of them.  

03 Sep 2020

TRANSFORMING LUXURY RESIDENTIAL SPACES

At a time where the immediate space around us is getting more and more attention, we wanted to turn to some of the wonderful people we work with to showcase the approach we would take together in transforming spaces in prime properties. Philippa Somerset put the questions to Matteo Bianchi, Interior Designer and Elizabeth Marsh, floral designer – both of which know how to spread a little magic in their work!