Carla Passino recommends some favourite wines to overcome the delicate minefield of wines for the Christmas table.

From innovative ways of hanging your Christmas cards, to grown up Christmas decorations, Mrs Danvers hurdles some potential of the potential style obstacles that challenge many at this time of…

After studying the contents of many candidates from the burgeoning Christmas hamper sector, Countrylife.co.uk is delighted to announce our 10 favourites. Selected for the sheer quality of their produce, they…

Carla Carlisle's memories of Christmas in the deep south flood back again this year, as she wishes her son could be given similarly powerful recollections to dwell on when he…

Ptolemy Dean exhorts us to look beneath the layers and celebrate diversity in colour choices in exterior woodwork

Two new developments have more claim than most to the description ‘divine’

It’s not just racing drivers and film starts who move to Monaco. Tessa Reading meets some of the new breed of residents attracted by the quality of life.

Nationwide’s report on the housing market for November has found very little change in prices, in the context of what it terms ‘a benign economic environment.’

The latest survey by Hometrack suggests that the seasonal dip in sales has failed to take place so far, although prices have remained unchanged in November

Northumberland offers much more than just England's Favourite Market Town

Sandy Mitchell wishes his house contained more furniture and fewer bodies especially dead ones

Thanksgiving comes alongside reports of the increasing struggle of farmers to make ends meet. Has the country which defended itself so bravely last century really come to the position of…

One should not take on a mill conversion lightly, but once the toil is over, the end result will bring a unique sense of achievement, as well as a stunning…

Soft Landing Confirmed

With house prices and volume of sales on the increase, market adjustment is largely over, report the ODPM and Rightmove.

Architect and broadcaster Ptolemy Dean urges us to look out for chimneys, in more ways than one

Living the high life in London is never going to cheap, but there is set to be more choice in terms of location if it's a penthouse you're after.

Get a loftier view of London from these sumptuous, modern penthouse apartments

The National Trust is set to go ahead with plans to amalgamate Beatrix Potter's Farm with three others.

The long awaited announcement of the ‘go live’ date for Home Information Packs has been announced by the ODPM