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Rooms for improvement

These three country houses all offer new owners the chance to make their mark.

rooms for improvement
These three country houses all offer new owners the chance to make their mark.


Rare Regency mansion in Brighton

This exquisite Grade I listed mansion has outstanding sea views, six bedrooms and a 65 feet long private garden.

26 Lewes Crescent
26 Lewes Crescent is a magnificent Regency mansion with spectacular seafront views.


A buyer’s guide: moving to the country

Once the removers leave, the reality of damp and dodgy electrics can set in. Ptolemy Dean describes his own experience and advises how to make your dream a reality.

buying in the countryside
Ptolemy Dean describes his own experience of buying rural property and moving to the country. He advises how to make the dream a reality.


Country Life » Property Guides

Property guide to Shamley Green

This idyllic Surrey village sees demand from families way outstripping supply

Shamley Green property guide
We take a look at property in and around Shamely Green in Surrey, and consider why buyers are so drawn to the village when moving out of London for the first time

Listed buildings: assets or liabilities?

Listed building owners suffer for their efforts to preserve historic buildings

Owning listed buildings
Owning a listed building
The attitude towards listed buildings, and their owners, must change drastically if our heritage is to be properly preserved, says a new report

How to build an orangery

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Key considerations when constructing an orangery include design, lighting, interiors and security