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mark and sally bailey's house is full of rustic charm

Rememer this? One of my favourite houses went up for sale this year and, as I’m sure that many of you will like it too, we’re going to have a good old browse round. It’s the Welsh home of Mark and Sally Bailey, the couple behind the interiors company Baileys Home and Garden. And if…

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campden hill road from domus nova

Returning to look at some of the best houses we saw this year, the Househunter first went to this four bedroom house in Kensington. Recently refurbished, it’s on the market with Domus Nova for £3,500,000. It’s arranged over four floors with a huge open plan living, kitchen, and dining room on the ground floor that…

The Househunter 28/11/14

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Hello Househunters and how are you all this week? Flexing your fantasy credit cards or perhaps just flexing the fantasy mortage lender. With the news this week that the over 40s are being turned down for mortgages, this page is become ever more a dreamspace and not just because of the house prices. Still let’s…

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Morning people! So it’s Fri-will-I-win-the-lottery-this-week-no-never-mind-I-can-still-dream-day. Otherwise known as; if I had a few million quid would buy one of these? So first up we’re off to east London to poke around this rather fabulous warehouse conversion. This two bedroom (yes just two. Yes I know that’s ridiculous. It’s London) apartment is on the market for…

The Househunter 31/10/14

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Sometimes, when reality is all a little too much, or, more honestly, when my delusions of grandeur spiral totally out of control, I browse around the more wildly improbable reaches of the estate agents. The end where, in an ideal world, no single property should ever be. But, just sometimes, it’s fun to look. Remember,…

The Househunter 24/10/14

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After another busy week toiling away at the coal face of journalism and interior design it’s time to float about some houses sprinkling Monopoly money hither and yon and wherever it may please us. Something like that anyway. First up, we’re off to west London. To this rather fabulous four bedroom freehold house in a…

The Househunter 12/9/14

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So The Househunter took a summer break as that’s traditionally when the market goes quiet but it’s back. And do, please, let me know, is this a regular post that you like? Personally I like nothing more than poking round people’s houses but it would be great to get some feedback from you and see…

The SBID International Design Awards 2014

swiss chalet goes modern

I was going to bring The Househunter back this week after its summer break but then I spotted this and thought it would be fun to have a look at some amazing houses that aren’t necessarily for sale. Voting closes today for the SBID International Design Awards and you have until 5.30pm to pick your…

The Househunter: 25/7/14

giant black and white clock rug

Off to the Kent countryside this week to this former army barracks which belongs to the interior and textile designer Sue Timney. The four bedroom house, which is on the market with Bright and Bright for £795,000 is gorgeously monochrome with pops of colour from the accessories. It’s a huge house – 3,500 sq ft –…

The Househunter visit’s Adele’s House

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Off to Sussex this week to see the house belonging to the voice that is Adele. All 13 bedrooms and nine bathrooms of it. It’s on the market with Strutt & Parker for £6,000,000 and, in addition to all those bedrooms and bathrooms, there are seven reception rooms, an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, tennis…