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Interiors

Friday, August 19, 2016
South Green House, Southwold

From seaside escapes to eco-friendly self-builds, take a tour of three motivating and beautiful renovations that will give you serious house envy

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Picture by William Goddard Photography

From beautiful barn conversions and Georgian mansions to fairytale cottages, we take a look at the inspirational interiors of three stunning homes in England

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See-through dining furniture and throwing open garden-facing doors are two easy wins for creating a sense of space (Photo: Pink Apple Designs)

Helen Crawford of Luton Hoo-based interiors specialists Pink Apple Designs, lights up the room with her tips on creating a spacious feeling in the home

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(c) Transform Interiors

Don’t let common mistakes ruin your new kitchen design. Call our experts in Hertfordshire on 01992 643 006 to ensure the best results for your bespoke kitchen

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Fox and Hen Brick 2 wallpaper by Barneby Gates £78 per roll, Wallpaper Direct

Use rich, patterned wallpaper to add character, depth and atmosphere to your living spaces

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Gardens

Thursday, August 4, 2016
The striking Kangaroo paw from Australia (Photo: Thinkstock)

Judy Shardlow’s horticultural advice for August

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The sunken garden (Photo Chris Roper)

When he retired, Peter Tomson rolled his sleeves up and really began to enjoy his Abbots Langley garden. Philippa Pearson visits Abbots House

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Rustic wooden recliner under a tree - a perfect spot for relaxing

Judy Shardlow’s horticultural advice for July

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The pizza oven the Gods bake Margheritas in

Back in the 90s, Ground Force taught us about water features, decking and replacing the lawn with flagstones and gravel. Things have moved on – now there are instant ways to create impact in the garden. It’s very much about feature pieces, says Andrew Bullock

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Gardening: A lifetime passion

Tuesday, June 21, 2016
A view of the house from the pond

Thundridge Hill House near Ware has borders full of colour and mature planting as well as far reaching views over Hertfordshire countryside, Philippa Pearson meets the couple whose decades of knowledge has created it

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Homes & Gardens

Property Market

Saturday, August 20, 2016
The west facing two-and-a-half acre garden includes a swimming pool

Part of the former country residence of the Bishop of London and with links to an Anglo Saxon queen, Palace House in Much Hadham is one of the most historic private homes in Hertfordshire. Pat Bramley visited the current owners, who have made their own long history here

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Living room

Tiffany Hornshaw says she ‘felt so scared’ as the door to her new home opened three years ago. Having made just one visit to the property, she’d put in an offer and convinced her family to pack up everything they owned and fly over from Hong Kong. But would they like it?

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Shelvin House, Canterbury

From coach house to contemporary, check out a trio of the county’s most interesting houses on the market

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Last word in property: Listed buildings

Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Edingthorpe Manor, Grade II listed and for sale for £785,000 with Savills

What does it actually mean for a property to be listed? Louis de Soissons, head of residential at Savills in Norwich, explains

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Theydon's South Woodford

In this month’s propert news, Theydon’s South Woodford office has a new look

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Property Showcase

Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Inheritance Tax can often be confusing

Inheritance Tax can be a tricky web to unravel. Here we break down the rules of inheritance tax to help secure your future.

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