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How a village forge became the charming family home of architect Hugh Petter

‘I am always pleased when somebody stands in front of one of my buildings and asks what I’ve done.’ Hugh Petter tells Clive Aslet how he altered his own home. ‘I am always pleased...

A historic Lancashire manor with connections to Henry VI, raised up from ruins into...

‘I will raise up his ruins, I will build as in the days of old.' True to the motto inscribed on its gateway, Waddington Old Hall, which provided refuge to Henry VI, has been...

A 17th century farmhouse perfectly combining old and new, with ample acreage and enviable...

We’ve fallen in love with this Grade II listed home, which has been beautifully restored and is nestled in a peaceful yet well-connected rural location.We’ve fallen in love with this Grade II listed home,...

A stunning, 16th century English mansion on Guildford Estate…across the pond in Pennsylvania

Guildford in Wyndmoor is the perfect English country mansion with a rich history and beautiful views. Inspired by Sutton Place in Surrey, the stately home has found itself in quite a different setting on...

Living life in LA: ‘It’s more relaxed than London or New York — in...

Wild, wacky and wonderful in equal measure, Los Angeles has attracted some of the world's most discerning property buyers for decades. Holly Kirkwood found out why.California Dreaming: the McCormick Estate comprises a 6,200sq ft...

A pair of spectacular properties in Florida, as seen in Country Life

As the August rain continues to hammer down across Britain, the thought of a home in sunnier climes seems all the more alluring.An American home with a very English address: 10686 Eton Way. As...

16 beautiful homes for sale, as seen in Country Life

Our round-up of some of the finest homes to appear in Country Life over the past couple of weeks includes a gem in Shropshire and a wonderful Arts-and-Crafts house in Yorkshire.West Sussex — £4.95...

Rents increasing for tenants

Rent Increases: The direct effect of the Tenant Fees Ban is playing out in the form of renting increases, where the costs are simply being transferred from fees to rents, as was widely predicted....

FT Advisor reports record number of landlords leaving market

Buy-to-Let: Research carried out by international research group BVA BDRC, a consumer insight consultancy headquartered in Paris, finds that a record number of landlords are planning to sell their rental properties in the next...

Bed bugs, an increasingly common problem in rentals…

Pest Control: In Britain, bed bugs are a relatively recent phenomenon. Most people in Britain have never seen one or even heard of anyone reporting an infestation, though now that seems to be changing....

Chaos Theory! Changes, Changes what’s next for the Property World

My sister and her husband have just come back from a holiday in Vietnam and they were recounting their experience of Saigon traffic which sounded insane. Asked whether there were any rules they told...

The NLA is looking to improve awareness and disability accessibility in the PRS

Disability Access: Providing accommodation that is suitable for tenants living with a disability in the Private Rented Sector could be a profitable niche market for landlords. But landlords should be aware that the Equality...

5 things to consider before becoming an Airbnb host

Extra income and hosting guests; we cracked open the lid to Airbnb hosting. Should I list my property on Airbnb? Is the location of my property attractive enough for guests?  How much time does...

Reducing moving stress for tenants and landlords

Tenant Moves: The lettings industry (letting agents) should do more to raise awareness of reducing moving stress for tenants and landlords, that’s according to Tenant Shop, a company that takes care of all the...

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