When the weather turns, like it did last week, there’s nothing better than hiding out at home. The Danish have a word for enjoying the simple things, finding cosiness in the home; ‘hygge’, pronounced “hoo-ga”. This concept can’t be translated into a single English word, but with winter still firmly upon us, there are a… Read More


As the nights draw in, there is nothing more comforting than returning to a warm and cosy lounge. Soft ambient light, a burning fireplace, leaving you to comfortably catch up on the latest TV series or a good book with a nice cup of tea, or perhaps something stronger.   A living room is often the heart of the… Read More


Cottages conjure images of cosy fireside lounges, exposed beams, pretty gardens and village settings. If that is your ideal vision, you may be interested in renting this charming two bedroom cottage that is tucked away within the village of Hartley Wintney. This wonderful home really is the perfect cosy retreat and with the addition of… Read More


Hartley Wintney Fireplace

With winter approaching thoughts often wander to those of cosy up around an open fire, or hang your stockings up on Christmas eve.  At Mackenzie Smith we have several beautiful properties featuring open fireplaces to choose from with prices for all budgets ranging from £300,000 – £1,000,000. The first of which are two charming Victorian… Read More