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Restoration projects for sale

These five properties - from both town and country - all offer new owners the chance to embark on a restoration project.

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If you're looking for a property to a renovate, these five are ripe for improvement.


Charity hits landmark year

The Landmark Trust celebrates its first half-century.

The Landmark Trust
The Landmark Trust celebrates its first half-century.


The value of a good view

Some buyers will be prepared to compromise on just about every aspect of a property except the view. Roderick Easdale examines the value of a good outlook.

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There's nothing quite like a good view, especially when comes to making a decision on your next property purchase.


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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

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