Househunter

The Househunter 22/5/15

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Three beauties from The Modern House this week. The first is on for just under four million quid but let’s not bother about that. It’s been done by David Adjaye, who does amazing things that we can’t afford but can, perhaps be inspired by. It’s called Fog House because of the diffused light that enters…

The Househunter 7/5/15

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Starting off with a house tour rather than a house for sale this week. This belongs to the artist and designer Sarah Hamilton who, having sworn never to renovate a house again, fell hook, line and sinker for this 1960s gem back in 2007. It was in a terrible state (much like The Mad House)…

The Househunter 1/5/15

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Heading off to Devon this week to this newly renovated chapel house which is on the market with Strutt & Parker  for £895,000. This Grade I Listed family home was created from a former a convent school in the 1990s and has just been completely renovated throughout by the current owner and overseen by the interior designer,…

The Househunter 24/4/15

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Right there’s no beating around the bush this week, get your coat we’re off to Sweden. And we may be there for some time because this is a house we need to visit in detail. It’s a masterclass of muted colours but with a twist. Look up at the ceilings. They have often been painted…

The Househunter 10/4/15

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Morning everyone. Or possibly afternoon. Evening even. Whatever time of day you choose to visit I give you cordial greetings. Followed by a little squeal of excitement because look at this. It’s a three bedroom duplex apartment designed by Tom Dixon (I know!) and there are only a few of them available. The Modern House,…

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As it’s the bank holiday weekend and many of you will be out and about rather than stuck to your screens (and that includes me) I thought we would use today to revisit some of the best rooms for sale so far this year. How often do you find that there’s a great kitchen but…

The Househunter 20/3/15

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From the outside this looks like a sweet little cottage doesn’t it. Can you picture the inside? Low ceilings, neutral carpet (to maximise the light) low slung, slightly chintzy sofa and a country-style kitchen with an AGA. Well think again. I love how this house turns all your expectations on their head. Yes there are…

The Househunter 13/3/15

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Look it’s an 18 bedroom Grade I listed MOATED castle, who doesn’t want to have a poke about inside? I mean, I get that most of you wouldn’t want to live in it. I would. So you can all come and look at it with me. My blog my rules. Also it’s three million quid, which…

The Househunter 6/3/15

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We’re going big and we’re going bold this week. Wolf Hall may have finished but my delusions of grandeur remain, so we’re heading off to Gloucestershire first. It’s in Alderley, Gloucestershire with Knight Frank and it’s POA sadly, but with ten bedrooms, seven reception rooms, outbuildings, secondary accommodation and land, I think we can assume…

The Househunter 6/2/15

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Hard to know what’s more exciting about this house – the black architraves, the concrete or (small intake of breath) the copper radiators. Yes COPPER. This terraced building in Notting Hill has been completely redone by Cubic Studios who have created this rather industrial space but with soft touches coming from the wood floors, natural light…