country houses for sale

Houses owned by well-known faces

These impressive country properties have previously been in the ownership of some household names including Dirk Bogarde and Ozzy Osbourne

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Ski property under €1m

Ski chalets can be out of this world expensive: you can spend millions on a swanky luxury ski-in-ski-out pad, but there are also some very good options for buyers looking…

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Ski property in Val d’Isère

The length of the ski season in Val d'Isère ensures the popularity of this resort for British buyers looking for an Alpine property

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Live the dream in the West Country

Do you dream of a move to the wonderful West Country? We've found three romantic period properties for sale in Cornwall, Devon and Dorset to whet your appetite

PROMOTION: How to create a warm welcome

It's the time of year when porches and hallways become chaotic with coats, boots, wellies and umbrellas. We show you how to make this space an inviting, welcoming one.

Property to buy in France

Find a house in unspoiled France

If you prefer to holiday away from the madding crowds, try these lesser-known beautiful areas of France where property hunters can still find a bargain

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Down the road from Downton

Buying a property near one of the great estates can bring benefits from protected views to excellent sporting days

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Which ski tribe are you?

Are you a Courchevel High Roller or a St Mortiz socialite? We profile the ski tribes of Europe from the powderhounds to the superdads.

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Stonehenge for sale (in 1915)

‘The historic remains of Stonehenge’ were advertised for sale in Country Life in 1915, and bought by a solicitor for £6,600

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Dream houses on Antigua

Antigua is a smart place to look for a high-end Caribbean villa, with fantastic beachfront houses and plots to be found, finds Liz Rowlinson

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London’s most genteel village

London's most genteel village is an elegant, green location where prices have quietly rocketed by nearly 900% in 20 years