Category: Local area guides

Everything you need to know about our new property guardian flats in north-west London

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Dot Dot Dot has worked with Brent Council for a number of years now, turning their empty buildings into inexpensive accommodation for property guardians. We currently manage 23 flats in north-west London owned by Brent. In recent months, we’ve been working behind the scenes to take on many more flats in a Brent block that’s… Read More

8 April 2022 | Local area guides

A guide to Kent’s county town, Maidstone

As one of Kent’s most enduring and historically significant towns, Maidstone is ever-evolving to balance new and diverse industries with its historic charm and characterful corners. Peacefully located on the banks of the river Medway, this county town is well worth exploring for its hubs of entertainment, long list of much loved bars and restaurants and leafy aesthetic. We recently visited the area for ourselves – and here are our best bits. 

3 February 2022 | Local area guides

Balance busy city living with peace and tranquility in Croydon

For all those searching to exchange the busyness of the city with a leafy retreat, our double room available in a 2-bedroom period cottage is well located within the grounds of Ashburton Park, north Croydon. With its ever growing restaurant scene, abundance of serene spots to unwind and surprisingly good connections to central London, discover why this leafy borough might just be for you.  

30 November 2021 | Guardian stories, Local area guides

Move to High Wycombe: a vibrant market town surrounded by the beauty of the Chiltern Hills

Our self-contained flats in the Buckinghamshire market town of High Wycombe are one stop away from the picturesque Chiltern Hills and just 45 minutes from central London. From a 700 year old market to the best outdoor swimming spot, discover our top picks in the area and how Dot Dot Dot guardian, Jerry, gained his independence through living alone in his cosy 1-bed flat.

Your guide to Bromley, south east London

Bromley was touted as one of the happiest spots to live in London, so it’s little surprise that the area is becoming increasingly popular with city dwellers looking to exchange overcrowded high streets for something a bit more down to earth. Discover our top picks in this underrated area.

Your guide to West Didsbury

With its picturesque high street, Burton Road, and hotbed of independent cafés and boutique shops, it’s little wonder that West Didsbury holds the title as one of Greater Manchester’s most desirable places to live. We’ve discovered where the locals go to bring you a guide to West Didsbury so you can make the most of what’s on offer.