Finding an architect: Devon and Cornwall

Marcus Binney talks to an architect in the South West who is an expert on taking traditional buildings and making the most of them in an area where square ft…

Finding an Architect: Essex and Suffolk

In the first of a new fortnightly series on architects who specialise in house restoration and improvement in different parts of the country, Marcus Binney looks to Essex and suffolk

Restoring interiors: specialists

Emily Sedgwick explores the skills and expertise of architects who have worked on country house interiors, featured recently in Country Life magazine

Best Restoration Specialist Architects

Emily Sedgwick explores the skills and expertise of architects who have worked on country house restoration projects, featured recently in Country Life magazine

Property in South West Wales

Rich farmland and spectacular coastlines dominate the scenery in South West Wales. The most popular country in the region is Pembrokeshire, which, inevitably also has the highest house prices

Property guide to Rutland

Many families are keen to make a move to Rutland, a perfect jumping-off point for Yorkshire, London and Norfolk, and close to several good schools

Property Guide to Cheshire

Cheshire is notorious for its high numbers of millionaires living a quiet life, but has the slowdown meant a re-adjustment of supply and demand? Countrylife.co.uk finds out the latest news…

Property on the Costa Brava

The pretty seaside village of Begur is part of what some media have dubbed 'the posh strip' of the Costa Brava. Arabella Youens discovers a stretch of coastline that has…

Property inland from the Costa Azahar

Tipped by many speculators as The Next Big Place in Spain, Valencia is a lively city which is currently being buffed and polished in preparation for next year's America's Cup.…

Property inland from the Costa del Sol

While the sunshine trap of Andalucia was discovered decades ago by the British market, property buyers can still find lovely wrecks not far from the southern coast. Arabella Youens reveals…