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Aquafest blog thumbJoin us on Sunday 3rd July for the 38th Annual Ely Aquafest. The Aquafest covers three sites along the riverside of the Great Ouse, at Lavender Green, Jubilee Gardens and the Maltings Green. A must for families of all ages and interests, whether you are 9 or 90, Aquafest has something for you!

The main event is the Annual Raft Race with 20-30 handmade and decorated rafts, from buses to tanks and simple rafts to luxury liners, everyone enters into the spirit of the day and fun is had by all, even those on the rafts which don’t stay afloat!

Meanwhile, along the riverside, you will find two arenas providing music, dancing and demonstrations showcasing the local talent, funfair, beer tent, food bars, crafts and stalls.

TuckerGardner are one of the main sponsors so look out for our banners and balloons, we will be running two competitions with a chance to win some great prizes.

It’s set to be a great day, we are hoping the rain stays away this year and are looking forward to seeing you there!

Front CoverTake a look at our latest HouseHunter magazine, available as a flip magazine and as a hard copy in each of our offices.

There are some particularly special properties featured this month, including our beautiful cover property which is located in Great Shelford – full details on page 24 – and an exquisite, detached, Grade II Listed character property, overlooking Widdington Green, on page 30.

The Cambridge Cookery School is focusing on all things local this month with the School & Café existing on the frontier of a new community currently being created off Hills Road, see page 28 for the recipe of the month, Lentil, Courgette and Fennel Salad, the perfect accompaniment to any early summer get together.

Don’t forget, Rio is coming to Over this month with the annual Carnival taking place on the Village Green on Saturday 16th July, between 12 noon and 10pm.

We have feature slots available in some of our upcoming editions, so if you would like to see your local business featured in our magazine, email kmccloskey@tuckergardner.com for more details.

Imp-5k and running festivalThere are some great running events happening throughout Histon and Impington next week, which we are proud to be sponsoring.

The Impington 5k & Running Festival takes place on Monday 2nd May and has something for all runners, including a 3k all age run, a 1k mini fun run for under 8’s and a new 200m toddle for under 4’s. All runners aged 11 and under will receive a medal. All runs are off road and start at the Histon and Impington Recreation Ground. Registrations from 9:30am with races starting from 10:00am.

Looking for something more challenging? How about taking part in a half marathon? On Wednesday 4th May at 7pm there will be a Flaming June Half Marathon training evening at the Histon and Impington Recreation Ground. There will be a training run followed by talks on nutrition, training and preparation, injury prevention, sports apparel and a question and answer session. The Flaming June Half Marathon takes place on Sunday 12th June 2016.

HH Thumb1Take a look at our latest HouseHunter magazine, available as a flip magazine and as a hard copy in each of our offices.

March was a positive month for all at TuckerGardner – it saw the opening of our long awaited Saffron Walden branch and also the start of Spring, bringing a flurry of homes to the market, both for sale and let. You will find a selection of them in this month’s edition, along with several brand new developments marketed by our New Homes department.  You can find all available properties on our website.

In other news, we will be exhibiting at the Spring Property Exhibition, at the Millennium Hotel, Mayfair, on the 12th May – a one stop event for property buyers looking to move out of the capital.  In association with John D Wood & Co. we are joining together with estate agents from across the South of England to promote our properties at this exclusive event.   Contact your local TuckerGardner branch to find out more about how your property can feature.

We have feature slots available in some of our upcoming editions, so if you would like to see your local business featured in our magazine, email kmccloskey@tuckergardner.com for more details.

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If you are looking to sell your home this Spring, this exhibition will widen the marketing of your property to London buyers.

The exhibition is being held at The Millennium Hotel, Mayfair, in the heart of prime central London. In association with John D Wood & Co. we are joining together with estate agents from across the South of England to promote our properties at this exclusive event.

Please contact us to find out more about how your property can feature and how our extensive marketing is designed to achieve the highest sale price.

 

Keith Whitton - thumbWe would like to introduce Keith Whitton who has joined TG as a Mortgage Advisor. Keith has over 25 years’ experience within the financial services and banking industries, providing mortgage advice to clients since 2002 and recently gaining the higher level 4 mortgage qualification – way ahead of industry requirements.

Keith said he is “excited to be joining the reputable TuckerGardner family and looks forward to building new client relationships and nurturing existing ones, by providing ongoing mortgage advice and solutions now and in the future”.

Keith lives in Cambridge with his family and has done since childhood, so has an solid understanding of the area and crucially an excellent knowledge of the local housing market. He is also a keen sports fan, cyclist and swimmer.

We are sure lots of you will know Keith and he would been keen to hear from you, if you are looking for a mortgage, a re-mortgage or just to catch up. Please do not hesitate to contact him at kwhitton@tuckergardner.com.

Blog imageTake a look at this month’s HouseHunter magazine, available as a flip magazine on our website and as a hard copy in each of our offices.

Cambridge Cookery School are back with a sour dough recipe for you to try.  They make all the bread for their café by hand daily and pass on their knowledge at weekend bread making workshops, if you don’t feel confident enough to give this month’s recipe a go on your own!

We deal with all sorts of properties here at TuckerGardner.  This month we have some rather unusual properties featured, including a Grade II Listed Windmill (our cover property) and a converted Control Tower. You can find out more about these quirky homes, on page 10 and 12 respectively.

After several months of patiently waiting and working from a temporary office just around the corner, we are delighted to announce that our Saffron Walden team have finally moved into their permanent home, at 38 High Street, Saffron Walden.  Remi and her team are ready and waiting to assist with your property needs, so please do pop in for a coffee and a chat if you are in the area.

We have feature slots available in some of our upcoming editions, so if you would like to see your local business featured in our magazine, email kmccloskey@tuckergardner.com for more details.

Race for life - thumbSome of the ladies here at TuckerGardner are joining forces in the fight against cancer and taking part in this year’s Cancer Research UK Race for Life.

Race for Life is an amazing way to celebrate the lives of everyone we love who have survived cancer. It is also an emotional and moving way to pay tribute to those dear to us whose lives have been cut short by the disease.

All entry fees cover the cost of putting on a Race for Life event, meaning every penny raised goes towards Cancer Research UK’s work in helping beat cancer sooner.

Please sponsor us by visiting our JustGiving page and come cheer us on at Parker’s Piece on Sunday 17 July 2016.

HH Feb 2016.inddTake a look at this month’s HouseHunter magazine, available as a flip magazine on our website and as a hard copy in each of our offices.

This is the first HouseHunter of 2016 and includes lots of beautiful homes available for sale and let.  However, available stock remains a national problem, so if you are looking to find a property get in touch with one of our teams who will be happy to help, likewise if you are looking for advise on a possible sale or rental.

If you are looking for somewhere new to go for a coffee and cake, or a light lunch, Cambridge Cookery School have recently opened their own café, with sleek Scandinavian interiors and tableware.  They serve up classic cinnamon buns, open rye sandwiches and other Scandinavian delicacies, including Danish Smørrebrød which is this month’s recipe.

We have feature slots available in some of our upcoming editions, so if you would like to see your local business featured in our magazine, email kmccloskey@tuckergardner.com for more details.

Jason thumbWe are pleased to welcome Jason Harvey as Manager of our Great Shelford Sales Office.

He has over a decade of experience within one of the largest national estate agency groups, opening and building a successful office in Great Shelford and culminating in managing and developing their central Cambridge office. Jason’s excellent knowledge of the south Cambridgeshire villages, in particular Great Shelford, will prove invaluable to TuckerGardner.

Jason said: “I take huge personal fulfilment from working within the diverse and ever-changing Cambridge property market and recognise that a motivated and enthusiastic team provides the high quality service our clients deserve and I’m excited by the opportunity here in Great Shelford.”

Jason is a keen runner and cyclist and takes part in various charity events. He considers himself to be an approachable, honest and highly driven individual who always seeks to deliver exceptional customer service.

If you are considering selling your home he would be delighted to discuss your property with you and offer expert advice. Please do not hesitate to contact our Great Shelford team on 01223 845240 or shelford@tuckergardner.com.