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Dream country houses for sale

From classic manors on serene estates to seaside vistas, transform your fantasies into reality.

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Fig 1: On the market for the first time in 145 years: Hall Place estate at Leigh, Kent. £15m for the whole
Penny Churchill discovers some property dreams can come true.


Perfect properties with swimming pools for sale

Take the punge.

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Take the plunge.


Scotland: is it time to run for the hills?

Scottish landowner Joe Gibbs assesses what’s in the newly published Land Reform Bill.

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Endangered: Scotland's landowners and red deer could both be set to flight by the provisions in the new bill.
Scottish landowner Joe Gibbs assesses what’s in the newly published Land Reform Bill.


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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

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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