Period properties make wonderful homes because they satisfy the desire to live in a house that has a lot of character. The fact is that it is nice to come home to a space that really impresses you and that you never tire of looking at or spending time in. If you enjoy living in interesting surroundings then period properties are often more attractive than more modern counterparts that can be rather plain and uninspiring.
Of course, period properties are older than modern properties and as such they need a bit of TLC in order to keep them in good nick. This TLC comes from regular maintenance and proper upkeep. However, you need have repairs and renovations carried out in a manner that does not disturb the period character of the house live in.
For this you need expert assistance. London is home to a design and build teams with a good deal of experience in renovating, maintaining and repairing period properties that are rich in historical features that it is important to retain if the house is to keep hold of the original character that makes it such an interesting place to live.