With property prices in provincial France below those of England’s most popular rural counties, many buyers are striking out across the Channel

By refusing to downsize, Dowagers are depriving the estate of the sunlight, oxygen, fun and rigorous energy - economic and emotional - needed to keep old houses alive, says Carla…

Pity the real Gleanagles, says Carla Carlisle. Since the hotel opened in June 1924, the Haldanes of Gleneagles have been explaining that they live at Gleneagles-Not-the-Hotel

After considerable build up and anticipation, the first exhibition devoted to Stubbs's paintings of horses - a theme that dominated his oeuvre throughout his lifetime - has opened in London.

An exquisite 16th century country house just three miles from the Royal Regatta course in Henley awaits a discerning commuter

Hometrack says June failed to deliver what many anticipated would be a pick up in house prices, as some areas just managed to stave off a drop

As Wimbledon kicks off and Henman bows out, we look at a lovely property with a tennis court in Surrey

Will some of the world’s new millionaires be tempted to place a bet on equestrian property as these three immaculate estates go on the market?

The opportunity to build a striking country house, designed by one of Britain’s leading contemporary architects is there for the taking

A long overdue conviction for a triple killing in Mississippi gets Carla Carlisle thinking about her own childhood there, and her papa the prosecutor.

A former rectory with links to Oliver Cromwell has just come on to the market

Contrary to popular belief, the oldest lawn tennis courts in the country are not in Wimbledon but in Warwickshire, says Anna Tyzack.

The spring ‘bounce’ which kicks off the property market at Easter is well and truly over, Rightmove.co.uk says

A rare opportunity to buy in historic Slindon, West Sussex arises

Elegant living is to be found amid the spectacular Lakeland scenery which inspired Ruskin and Wordsworth

Be it for guaranteed sunshine, or because of securing better value, more British people are buying property abroad says the latest data from the Office of National Statistics.

Shock from the press that a painter could be nominated for the Turner Prize serves to reinforce for Carla Carlisle that much of modern art is now about the high…

As accessibility to Scotland increases, the interest of the international community in Scottish country houses is growing

This year’s early Easter contributed to the continuing slowdown of house price inflation, finds the ODPM in its report for April