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The best places to live for commuters: Surrey

There are seven villages and towns in Surrey which made the list of our best places to live near London, thanks to the county's proximity to the capital.

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Imbham's Farm on the site of an iron furnace owned by the Quennells. Haslemere, Surrey.
There are seven villages and towns in Surrey which made the list of our best places to live near London, thanks to the county's proximity to the capital.


The 50 best places to live near London

Where are the best villages, towns and small cities which are a pleasure to live in, but still offer a decent commute to the capital?

50 best places to live near london
Where are the best villages, towns and small cities which are a pleasure to live in, but still offer a decent commute to the capital?


Historic properties for sale in West Sussex

These historic properties in the county have been lovingly restored and fitted with all the comforts a 21st-century buyer could desire.

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Fig 1: The Old House at Lodsworth is one of the best village house in the South Downs National Park. £3.85m.
These historic properties in the county have been lovingly restored.


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