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The Househunter Room by Room

21st April 2017
study with huge windows via the modern house

It’s a short working week this week  – first of several at this time of year so I thought I would start with this summery office space in this converted Victorian schoolhouse in south east London. It’s on the market via The Modern House for, deep breath, £2,495,000 but if we can’t buy it we…

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The Househunter Room by Room

14th April 2017
black kitchen pink chairs belong to kirsten wiig

Happy Friday everyone. Or happy any day you happen to be reading this. We’re just going to one house this week because a) you’re all out hunting for Easter Eggs and running around in the sun and b) – the real reason – it’s such a great house we’re going to have a really good…

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The Househunter Room by Room

7th April 2017
red sofa warehouse apartment

It’s been a busy week this week so only two houses for you to look around today. On Monday I went to Nottingham with Sophie Robinson (judge on The Great Interior Design Challenge and one of my guest bloggers) for a project we are doing with Hillary’s Blinds later in the year. We were chatting…

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The Househunter Room by Room

24th March 2017
room with a view via the modern house

Three very diverse properties for you this week so we’ll see what you make of this lot. First up is this modernist house in Merseyside which is on the market for £2,750,000 via Savills. It’s in a conservation area about 12 miles from Liverpool and no, I’m not sure how they got permission to build…

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The Househunter Room by Room

17th March 2017
grey panelling and vintage wood

Do you ever look at clothes in magazines or in shops and fall completely in love with them but know they won’t suit you? When I was younger I would have bought them anyway believing that loving something was enough but age (and a little bit of wisdom) have caught up with me and now…

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The Househunter Room by Room

10th March 2017
metallic wall in sitting room

Right this one’ll wake you up. It’s a tale of two halves this week – one a completely over the top luxurious, glamorous Dolce and Gabbana of a house and one an oasis of minimal Armani calm. Which one will you go for? We’re going in at the deep end with this two bedroom, three…

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The Househunter Room by Room

3rd March 2017
green sofa black walls one crown plaza

Well you know what they say – it’s all about location and this one wins on for that. It’s in Chester and it’s on the market with Savills for £1,650,000, which is about a tenth of what it would cost in London. Which doesn’t make it right but does make it affordable in a sort…

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The Househunter: Room by Room

24th February 2017
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We’re going for a nose round a celebrity home this week. We don’t do this very often because they are usually, it seems to me, so over the top in some way that while it might be nice to have a poke about you wouldn’t really want to live in any of them as there’s…

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The Househunter: Room by Room

17th February 2017
whitewashed brick walls and vintage furniture

Well last week’s property went down like a lead balloon didn’t it? Hopefully you’ll like this week’s choices better. This is De Montalt Mill, in Bath, which is a four bedroom maisonette about ten miles from Bristol and is on the market for offers in excess of £850,000. You get the ground and lower ground…

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The Househunter Room by Room

10th February 2017
shades of neutral via the modern house

It’s a good job we’re more about the room analysis than the househunting as this beauty is retailing for a lipsmacking £2.4m via The Modern House but it’s lovely space and definitely worth a poke about. And anyway, what am I saying, all you subscribers might be squillionaires for I know. In which case, do invite…

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