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White House

White House

HOME TRUTHS : THE PROPERTY New Build LOCATION South Somerset ROOMS Hallway, Sitting room, Kitchen family room, utility, snug, gym, 5 bedrooms (3 en suite), wet room, TV room, games room Purchased in 2009 PREVIOUS PROPERTY ‘We lived in our first self build in a Village 6 miles away’  Favorite item: ‘The children bought me an original ‘Lhouette ‘painting, a contemporary artist, as a birthday present. It adds a splash of colour to the kitchen.’ Best Buy The Pool table for family gatherings and coffee machine for Stacey daily fix of...

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        As featured in Period Living Magazine August 2015   Rustic Retreat in Somerset   Restoring/Bringing this beautiful period property back to life has been a labour of love for Tina and Martin Philpott. Rediscovering the period charm of this 16th Century farm cottage has been a labour of love for Tina and Martin.Built around 1550, Tina and Martin’s Somerset home was originally two farm cottages which were converted into one house in the 1970’s. The original wash house, once used for stringing pearls...

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Love the look

Love the look

Kate Macey Design   Love the Look       Stunning Chandeliar and  Curtains  from Living Pretty       Related Images: ...

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A Place to Treasure

A Place to Treasure

More than three decades ago Holly Nowell began her love affair with Beryl, her Gothic revival home in Wells,...

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TWICE AS NICE

TWICE AS NICE

Mark and Rhonwen Inderwick like to tell people they live in a 350-year-old council house. It’s a half-truth, since they did buy their Dorset farmhouse from the council, via auction. Historically, the property had been let to tenant farmers, in the days when the land they tended might only add up to 20 acres or so. As farms were gradually consolidated, buildings like this became too small and impractical for modern farming, and were rented out as regular...

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The Essence of a home’s design

The Essence of a home’s design

Architecture: Harness your home’s potential by working in sympathy with the building itself. Start by exploring its strengths and features. Look at both off-the-shelf and bespoke solutions in your design for each room, without compromising practicality, luxury and aesthetic beauty. Work in harmony with the building; try to restore it to its best by paying attention to detail and quality.   Design: A property’s true potential and value can be enhanced with elegant and simple elements of design. Whether you enlist the services...

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Holiday Destinations

Holiday Destinations

Domus Nova, Umbria If you are looking for a holiday destination for next year, then Domus Nova in Umbria is a wonderful place to consider. Why, you ask? Well it is a personal favorite of mine and I would therefore thoroughly recommend it. This beautiful old rustic house is a converted farmhouse owned by Luigi and Maria Mungo, who have lovingly restored it into separate apartments for their many happy guests to enjoy. Welcome to Domus Nova  Domus Nova is situated near the city of Qualdo Tadino, nestling in the majestic Appenine mountains...

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Revamping your bedroom

Revamping your bedroom

One’s bedroom is a haven from the pressures of everyday life; we use bedrooms to relax, unwind and recuperate from the day’s events. With winter closing in around us, there is no better time to give the interiors of your bedroom a revamp and add a few decadent touches.     Colour If you want to achieve a sense of luxury in the bedroom, the most effective colour schemes are neutral palates such as creams and browns, and metallics like gold and silver. Gold will achieve a warm, decadent feel and can feel more traditional. Silver is...

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The Post House Bed and Breakfast Somerset

The Post House Bed and Breakfast Somerset

The Post House Bed and Breakfast is located in the heart of the beautiful Somerset countryside near Bath.   The Post House is a thriving bed and breakfast business but is also a stunning home to Karen and her partner John.  Karen bought the Grade II Listed former village Post Office, and adjoining bakery, 5 years ago and began a comprehensive programme of renovation that turned it into the stylish home it is today.  The original post office counters and display cabinets were still in daily use when Karen first saw the house, not having...

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Harptree Court. Award Winning Country House Luxury B&B Somerset

Harptree Court. Award Winning Country House Luxury B&B Somerset

    In their superb Georgian home, set in its own parkland, Linda and Charles Hill have created both a comfortable home for their family and what must be one of the more unusually splendid and award winning B & B’s in the country.   Many years ago, when my future husband brought me to visit Harptree Court  for the first time, I never envisioned that I would be living here myself one day.  But, after living elsewhere in the village for eighteen years and helping support my in-laws from a short distance away, we made the...

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