6 homes with endless countryside views

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Looking for a new home with an exceptional view? We've handpicked six stunning properties that we currently have on the market, all which boast the most incredible countryside views, take a look. 1. Burr Gill, Underskiddaw, Keswick - £1,200,000 An exceptionally rare opportunity to acquire a substantial, four bedroomed detached house with stunning p...
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Why is Spring such a popular time to sell a property in the UK?

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Spring is often considered a good time to sell a property in the UK for several reasons: Improved Weather: Spring brings milder temperatures and longer daylight hours compared to the winter months. This makes it more pleasant for both sellers and potential buyers to view properties. Additionally, properties tend to look more attractive when gardens...
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What will the property market bring in 2024?

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Whilst some experts are predicting falls of approximately 2-10% on house prices during 2024 it is also being suggested that rising incomes should help improve affordability and therefore transactions will continue. There is speculation that the base/mortgage rates may reduce further and closer to 4% which in turn will give better flexibility on pro...
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Winter Newsletter 2023

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In our latest digital magazine (and last of the year!) we have covered what's been happening in the property market this year, success throughout 2023 and most importantly, our predictions for 2024 and what to expect when it comes to buying, selling, renting or letting next year. To read the full newsletter, please click here
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Permission Granted for new PFK Headquarters

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PFK are pleased to have been granted detailed planning approval to develop their own land at Mile Lane for their new Head Office facility. Andrew Green, Managing Director, confirmed "We are delighted to have worked closely with the newly formed planning department at Westmorland and Furness Council in achieving a great result that will enable us to...
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“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower” - Albert Camus

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Seasons gone by, we've used this famous quote in our windows, as it succinctly says exactly why this time of year is so beautiful. I was reminded of this when friends recently visited for my daughter's first birthday party, remarking on the wonderful quality of the light this autumn, revealing the minutest detail of rocky crags on distant fells and...
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PFK Non-Executive Director appointed Chair of RABDF

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Non-Executive Director at PFK Robert Craig, where he contributes towards the growth of the Rural Department of business has been appointed as the new Chair of the Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers (RABDF). At the associations October Chairman's meeting on the 3rd October, Robert, the previous Vice Chair, started his three year tenure, taki...
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Rural Surveyor Appointed As Director

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PFK are delighted to announce that Jo Edwards has been welcomed onto the board as a Director of PFK Rural Limited. Jo has been with PFK since 2005 and has been a very important and hardworking member of the team, we are extremely glad to be able to share her passion and expertise with the entirety of PFK. We hope that like us, you will join us in c...
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PFK records year-on-year market growth

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When we compare January through to June 2022 against the same period in 2023 PFK have actually seen an increase of 6% in the volume of properties Sold subject to contract year on year. This contradicts market speculation against mortgage rate increases and confirms that property will sell as long as the asking price is realistic. We are however see...
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PFK Estate Agency Nominated For Prestigious National Award

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We are excited to share with you that we have officially been nominated for the 'EA Masters Best Estate Agent Guide 2024' for both sales & lettings!  EA Masters have released their shortlist for the Best Estate Agent Guide 2024 sales & lettings and only the top 10% of agents in the UK make it into the guide and we are pleased to a...
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Branch Manager Appointed As Director

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PFK Estate Agency are delighted to announce that Michael Hewitt, PFK Cockermouth Branch Manager will be welcomed onto the board as a Director of the company. Michael and his team have continually exceeded expectations over recent years and we are extremely glad to be able to share his passion and expertise with the entirety of PFK. Lynne Lancaster,...
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New Vacancy - Administrator

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 Administrator – PFK Estate Agents (based at Penrith) We are looking to employ an administrator on a casual contract based at our Penrith branch. The job is varied, and we are looking for someone who is prepared to learn, help, and assist within the team as and when is necessary. We need someone who works well under pressure and the job will i...
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Opportunities for Upland Farmers: Payments, Schemes, and Environmental Benefits

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Upland farmers play a crucial role in sustaining our farm businesses, food production, and improving the environment. The UK government has introduced several initiatives to support upland farmers and provide them with opportunities to enhance their operations while contributing to environmental conservation. In this blog post, we will explore the ...
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Spring Newsletter

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With Spring fast approaching, we are delighted to be able to showcase our latest newsletter. Inside you will find information on, what to expect in the property market this year, how to maximise the value of your property and some of our recent success.  To read the newsletter, please click here
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Bringing the outdoors indoors when selling your home

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Home trends just keep on coming, but there's one popular trend that seems to be a permanent fixture – bringing the outdoors indoors – and it seems that there is a scientific reason for this, since nature has been proven to have calming effects on humans. It makes sense, then, to consider finding ways to add more greenery to your home if you're look...
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5 Tips to make your home look lighter and brighter

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Not Every Property Has Large Windows or Plenty of Floor Space! Space and light are two key things that buyers are looking for when searching for a home. Sadly, not every property has large windows or plenty of space. However, if your property happens to be compact, there's no need for dismay. Here are some top tips that our team here at PFK want to...
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Selling your home in 2023

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Lynne Lancaster of PFK Estate Agency looks at what it takes to make things happen in the property market this Year. Last year Russia set foot on Ukrainian soil, the chickens were still coming home to roost for Boris Johnson, we had hardly heard of Liz Truss before she became our prime minister and we were trying to move forward from a variety of Co...
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PFK PLC acquires Robson and Liddle (Rural) Limited

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Penrith Farmers' and Kidd's PLC announces the acquisition of the entire share capital of rural-based professional services Company Robson and Liddle (Rural) Limited. The deal brings together 2 of the leading land and property services organisations in the region and reinforces the Company's focus on its agricultural client base. The full press rele...
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Opposing Forces

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Tessa Milner of PFK Carlisle examines the conflicting forces that are affecting the property market in the run-up to Christmas.  The property market is showing signs of change, and this can hardly come as a surprise to anyone, as so many other things in our lives are changing almost on a daily basis – the prime minister, government p...
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PFK New Headquarters

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Fifty jobs are to be created as part of a £2m investment in a new headquarters for one of Cumbria's oldest land and estate agents. PFK Land and Estate Agents have submitted planning permission for a site in Mile Lane on the edges of Penrith, just a quarter of a mile from their current base. The building has been designed using a net-zero carbon app...
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PFK Estate Agency in Carlisle, Cumbria

Head Office, Agricultural Hall, Skirsgill, Penrith, CA11 0DN