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Haslemere SPOTLIGHT ON:


WITH FANTASTIC COUNTRY SID E TO EXPLORE, EXCELLENT SCHOOLING AND ALL WITHIN EASY REACH OF LONDON AND THE SOUTH COAST, IT ’ S NO WONDER THE TOWN IS P ROV ING VERY POPULAR.


Found in the midst of the beautiful Surrey countryside, Haslemere is a market town that has strived to maintain its links to the past and individual character. Wood-timbered buildings containing local shops sit alongside national chains and the town’s medieval origins have been developed to house a range of


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architectural styles, with 17th-century shops and coaching inns adapted to suit more modern needs. “It is a fine market town with splendid architecture on the edge of the South Downs National Park and has an extensive range of individual shops, boutiques, coffee houses along with a few


ISSUE 3 AUTUMN 2012 – MAYFAIR PORTFOLIO


high-street chains,” says Adrian Hardwick, a director of Keats estate agency in Haslemere.


While the population of the town


has grown significantly over the past 100 years, it is now home to about 15,000 people, it maintains its ties to its rural background. The outskirts are still semi-


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