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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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The Househunter 24/6/16

24th June 2016
living room with glass wall

I am writing this the day before the morning after and I have literally no idea what the morning after is going to bring. It is a strange feeling and one I can’t remember having had before. Perhaps it was like the day before the A Level results were due. When you were pretty sure…

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The Househunter 17/6/16

17th June 2016
bedroom with glass walls

Gooooooood Moooooorning Househuuuuunnters! What do you fancy today? Let’s start with something huge, screamingly modern and, ahem, definitely in the lottery-winning category. This modern house, clad in stainless steel, might feature the best bedroom ever. But the rest of it’s pretty nice too as you will see if you come in with me. It’s on…

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The Househunter 10/6/16

10th June 2016
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A treat for you today: a tour round a proper Bond villain house that is on the market for $8m but that’s probably small change to yer average villain these days. Some of you will recognise it as the house of Willard Whyte in the 1971 movie Diamonds are Forever. And no I know you…

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The Househunter 3/6/16

3rd June 2016
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Friday again so wrap up warm (it is June after all) and let’s start our tour of the pick of this week’s property market. I do love these tall London houses, there’s something so pleasing about the proportions although most of them are quite a lot thinner than this one which is on the market…

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The Househunter 27/5/16

27th May 2016
turquoise sofa

Well this is a trip down memory lane. This is a two bedroom flat in the building where I trained to be a journalist (many, many, and then some, moons ago). It’s in St Leonard’s on Sea, which is right next door to Hastings for those who don’t know their geography round there, and it’s…

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10 Beautiful Rooms

23rd May 2016
image by petra bindel for elle decoration sweden

Trying to start the week feeling serene and calm and these first few rooms fit the bill perfectly. Natural floorboards, rustic wood and white walls. Not for nothing is there an instagram hashtag called #whiteworks. Because it does. As much as I like dark walls – and they do photograph particularly well – you can’t…

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The Househunter 20/5/16

20th May 2016
bakeryplace via savills

It’s a tale of two halves this week. Firstly the very modern conversion with lots of black accents and internal crittal windows versus the stucco-fronted family home that is mainly white and also has a rather gorgeous internal glass wall. The first is a collection of eight apartments in Battersea’s Bakery Place which is on…

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The Househunter 13/6/16

13th May 2016
black and white kitchen

A study in black, white, marble and wood, this is a great house that just needs a few personal touches from the eventual buyer. You know the sort of thing – a few rugs, photos and pictures on the wall. The vendors have clearly taken the estate agent’s advice to depersonalise VERY seriously. It’s the…

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The Househunter 6/5/16

6th May 2016
grey bedroom via the modern house

Well this is pretty isn’t it? It’s a three bedroom mews house in Camden, which has been refurbished by the designer and fashion stylist Kate Halfpenny, and for those of you who aren’t clear exactly who she is, she is a wedding dress designer who is mates with Kate Moss, which puts this into context…

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