Bungalows are back! They were once looked down on but single-storey homes are in high demand – and rising in price
- Bungalows have seen a ‘revival in popularity,’ says one estate agent
- One in five people looking to move in next five years looking for a bungalow
- Single-storey homes grew 10.5% in value last year, according to Rightmove
There is a ‘B’ word so offensive to some estate agents that they dare not speak its name — bungalow.
Heaven knows why, but these classically British homes are considered a byword for boring by most of the shiny suit and clipboard brigade.
Just look in brochures and you will find them described as ‘properties with lateral space’ or, the latest, ‘barngalows’.
‘Our latest Housing Futures survey shows that 22 per cent of those looking to move in the next five years are seeking a bungalow.’………..
It is wrong to assume, however, that bungalows appeal solely to the baby boomer generation.
‘Younger people see their advantages, too,’ says Carol Peett of West Wales Property Finders http://www.westwalespropertyfinders.co.uk . ‘They are actively looking for them because they are ideal for young families.’
Bungalows are often built on large plots, with sizeable gardens where children can play and if it is an estate of bungalows, they won’t be overlooked by neighbours.
Many of the revamped, modernised bungalows have large open-plan kitchen/ diners with bi-fold doors, ideal for family life….
The Daily Mail – 11th February 2022 https://www.dailymail.co.uk/property/article-10499569/Bungalows-Single-storey-homes-demand-rising-price.html
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