Catch up on last week's issue, and see the best houses for sale this week.
Country Life March 15 2017 was our brilliant smaller country houses number, featuring Mary Berry on Agas, the art of ceramics and how to get rid of your children.
Roger White visited Rashleigh Barton in Devon to examine its lavish ornamental plasterwork; Julie Harding lifted the hot plate on the heart-warming kitchen feature no country house should be without; Kit Hesketh-Harvey shared his wisdom on dealing with the boomerang generation; Charles Rangeley-Wilson reviewed the latest Subaru Forester; and Melanie Johnson added some zing with this season’s new spring onions.
Penny Churchill uncovered a beautiful north Cotswold gem and a former rectory that was the birthplace of Thomas Laxton while Eleanor Doughty finds out why we all pray for a parsonage.
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Property highlights included:
A fine brick and slate five bedroom Georgian farmhouse set in a secluded rural position
under the Downs.
Knight Frank (020 8022 6905; countrylife.onthemarket.com)
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A beautiful 16th century Grade II listed, moated, former rectory with four bedrooms, a 17th century tithe barn and a two bedroom cottage, set in 44 acres.
Savills (01444 683 850; countrylife.onthemarket.com)
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A Grade II listed, seven bedroom Georgian country house surrounded by landscaped gardens and grounds. The property also benefits from a swimming pool, tennis court, stables and a tack room.
Strutt & Parker (01483 665 893; countrylife.onthemarket.com)
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An exceptional new green oak framed property with secondary accommodation, set on the edge of a golf course with lovely views.
Knight Frank (01488 498 969; countrylife.onthemarket.com)
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A beautifully presented five bedroom home situated in the popular village of Breamore with unspoilt views over the water meadows.
Winkworth (01722 515 899; countrylife.onthemarket.com)