Arabella Youens examines the growing trend for baths in bedrooms.
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Ben Petreath's brief was to create a characterful city sanctuary. Here's how he went about it.
Samuel Heath's beautiful bathrooms have been a British institution since 1820. Arabella Youens spoke to the boss to find out how they keep up standards, almost 200 years on.
The soft colours of the scheme Philippa Thorp created for this dining room reflects its Long Island setting.
Arabella Youens finds that, when restoring a house, less can definitely be more.
Buying a listed property in need of restoration is not for the faint of heart, but follow these few simple steps to avoid becoming a nervous wreck(ing ball), says Arabella…
Those in the know have peeled off the main routes to the South-West and made this county of contrasts their home; Arabella Youens finds out why.
Emma Sims Hilditch has injected contemporary touches into the kitchen of this 16th-century manor house while preserving its character.
Variety is the spice of life in France, with its cornucopia of landscapes and lifestyles open to property buyers.
Simon Burvill threw caution to the wind when he gave up a career in engineering in order to make outdoor furniture.
Arabella Youens identifies the patterns that survive from the great flourishing of 19th-century decoration.
Between Provence and the Dordogne lies an undiscovered part of south-west France with panoramas that rival the best of Chianti, says Arabella Youens.
Where are the best villages, towns and small cities which are a pleasure to live in, but still offer a decent commute to the capital?
Interior designer Philippa Thorp tells Arabella Youens about the transformation of her Grade II-listed house in Hampshire.
There’s something unashamedly wholesome and reassuringly solid about the work that goes into a Plain English kitchen. Words such as ‘honed’, ‘jointed’, ‘waxed’ and ‘hammered’ are used to describe the…
How big a problem is road noise and what, if anything, can be done about it? Arabella Youens investigates.
Arabella Youens takes a look at a beautiful new kitchen in London.
No longer just the preserve of the aspiring Bond or gadget geek.
Liquidity, length of season and what happens beyond the slopes are three major factors affecting today’s ski-property-buying decisions.
Mallorca has succeeded in establishing itself as a year-round destination and this is opening up international interest in the unspoilt north-east of the island, finds Arabella Youens.