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How to commute from Devon

How realistic is it to work in London, but live in the depths of Devon? Arabella Youens sets up a Top Gear-style Friday-night dash to the West Country.

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Manor from Devon: Great Bidlake Manor in Bridestowe has been carefully renovated to a very high standard. It comes with six bedrooms, an annexe and 13 acres. £1.7 million through Knight Frank (020– 7861 1070
How realistic is it to work in London, but live in the depths of Devon?


Gorgeous Georgian house for sale in Somerset

A touch of Wookey magic.

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A touch of Wookey magic.


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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