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Most people redecorate when they move home, but for one Brookmans Park couple things went a step or two further. Pat Bramley looks at how a traditional property was reimagined for the 21st century

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March 2017

Sally Noakes, head of Strutt and Parker Harpenden, outlines the often-overlooked impact quality restaurants can have on surrounding property prices

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March 2017

The floating home

Monday, March 20, 2017

The Dutch barge, Onderneming, at Pin Mill, is the much treasured floating home of Charlie McLaren. Words and images by Tony Hall

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April’s hottest properties

Monday, March 20, 2017

Take a peek at the hottest properties in Essex this April. Stunning country houses with lots of extra space to enjoy

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With rocketing property prices across the capital, more and more people are choosing to enlarge their home instead of moving

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Hot Property with Countryside charm

Monday, March 13, 2017

Whether crackling with frost on a bright winter morning or bathed in summer sun, the countryside holds enormous appeal

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Andrew Loveday, sales & marketing director for Essex-based homebuilder Countryside, explains how a developer can help if you have a home to sell

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Modern barn conversion in St Ippolyts

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

A barn in St Ippolyts once used for cattle is the heart of a courtyard complex that marries ancient building techniques and the surrounding environment with contemporary design. Pat Bramley reports

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February 2017

Actress and Ink Festival director Julia Sowerbutts has made a fabulous village home in what she is delighted to call “an artistic corner of Suffolk”. Words and images by Tony Hall

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Elegant country living at Sapiston

Monday, February 27, 2017

Grove House, Heath Road, Sapiston IP31 1RY - Guide Price £950,000

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How to winter-proof your home

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Wrap up in woollies, scarf, gloves and hat and you’re ready for winter weather, but what about your property? Matthew Craker of Fine and Country estate agents in Brookmans Park gives his tips on improving home insulation

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February 2017

Going, going, gone

Monday, February 20, 2017

Exclusive new homes in Chigwell set to sell fast

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Some of the best properties are those tucked away in delightful locations. The Sea House is one such example; hidden from view in the heart of Southwold and just a few paces from both the sea front and market place.

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Featured home: Blomvyle Hall Cottage

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

The winding lanes to the Blomvyle Hall estate in Hacheston lead to Marcelle and Patrick Otter’s romantic hideaway. Words and images: Tony Hall

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Tips for buying off-plan

Monday, January 30, 2017

With the government pledging £3.7bn for housing projects aimed at building 100,000 new properties, Glenn Copper, senior sales manager at Barratt Homes North Thames, outlines the process of successfully buying off-plan

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January 2017

Pat Bramley uncovers the story of a 15-year project to bring a seven-bedroom Georgian home in Ware into the 21st century

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January 2017

Retreat back to nature

Monday, January 16, 2017

It’s taken years in the making, but lawyer Peter Ede has created a state-of-the-art private members retreat in the heart of the Suffolk countryside, just outside Ipswich. Frances Hopewell-Smith took a look

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Belle Grove Barns

Monday, January 9, 2017

An exotic collection of barns near Halesworth is inspired by owners’ travels in Asia. Words and images by Tony Hall

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Ryan Green, head of Savills Harpenden lettings, gives his top tips for keeping your home (and you) in good repair over the winter months

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December 2016

3 of the best countryside properties for sale in Kent

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January 2017

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