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The Househunter mixing old and new

23rd September 2016
green-windows-and-doors

Off to Gloucestershire this week to visit this house which marries a 19th century former gasworks to a modern light-filled extension that has been clad in CorTen steel. It was done up for the novelist Jeanette Winterson who bought it in 2009 when it was falling down and wasn’t for sale and the planning permission…

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The Househunter: Fashion Street for Fashion Week

16th September 2016
spiral-staircase-in-bedroom

London Fashion Week starts tomorrow and, while here in The Mad House, we eschew such frivolities as we are all about cushions and lights not clothes (well we are about shoes) when this house in London’s Fashion Street came on the market it seemed only right that we go in for a nose about. The…

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The Househunter: Converted Schoolhouse

9th September 2016
blush-pink-sofa

This is a bit of a find. It’s a two bedroom flat in a converted school house in south west London – SW11 to be precise, which used to be one of those golden postcodes, which goes some way towards explaining price. Are you sitting down? Well then, I’ll say it very fast because it’s…

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The Househunter

26th August 2016
butchers block in kitchen via knight frank

Last one of the August updates on the Househunter and I love this house so much so we’re going to have another look, but with a few more rooms thrown in for good measure. So, something new for those of you who remember it from before but just want to re-feast your eyes, and something…

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The Househunter

19th August 2016
dark grey sitting room white sofa

We’re going to the country this week because, well because look at that view. I’m not terribly good at the country myself; after years of living in London and 24 hour access to shops I am now literally incapable of going to a shop and buying bread and milk at the same time. My short…

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August Updates: The Househunter

12th August 2016
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This is another great house that was marketed earlier this year. Come in and remind yourself of its fabulous kitchen. What about this then. Now I’m pretty sure you will like this and it’s £695,000 via The Modern House. Exactly – quite the bargain, comparatively speaking at least. It’s a five bedroom house, near Stroud,…

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The Househunter: Serpentine Summer Galleries

29th July 2016
barkow liebinger serpentine galleries summer house

This week, for something a little different before the August break, I’m going to show you four summer houses. All very different, all very fabulous, all can be yours for £95,000. Which might seem a tad pricey for a posh shed at the bottom of the garden, but, as you can see, these are not…

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The Househunter

15th July 2016
glass extension on old house

This week we’re starting off with a house that is all about the outside. Gorgeous gardens and an amazing extension. Sometimes it’s very hard to find houses with the sorts of interiors we like here in The Mad House and, given that we’ve been looking at things for inside all week, I wanted to show…

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The Househunter

8th July 2016
Domus-Nova-for-sale-Oxford-Gardens-London-3

We’ve come over all architectural this week. Usually I concentrate more on the interiors as that is tends to be what sells a house (well that and location obvs) but this week I wanted to show you this house in Surrey which, I’m pretty certain none of you are going to be buying. Although if…

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The Househunter 1/7/16

1st July 2016
open plan kitchen via the modern house

Well, well, well, I don’t know about you but I seem to have snapped right out of the five stages of grief (somewhere around no 4) in favour of slightly maniacal laughter. If ever the feeling that we just have to carry on (not buying the calm bit, sorry) then the last few days have…

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