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KN007 West Bank


A mix of modern and selective mid century pieces in this spacious Victorian town house. Combining different shapes and colours, mixing masculine colour & fittings with warm wooden tones and welcoming textiles. The resulting space is a luxurious haven and a calming family home…read more

PE134 Knitting House


When your dog understands the word ‘beach’ you know that you have really and truly settled by the coast! The couple relocated from London, Shireen was head of marketing for clothing chain Warehouse and Mike was a freelance TV producer/director to start a family…read more

RS126 Forged In Style

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A striking colour scheme of predominantly grey and black, exposed timbers and rough plaster, this old blacksmith’s forge in rural Brittany, western France, has been transformed into a contemporary yet historically sympathetic cottage…read more

KN009 Pin it….Zoe Pearson

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Zoe’s modern Victorian flat is full of bright whites, bold colours and modern graphics. She is the Community Manager for Pinterest, her love of colour and design is evidenced throughout her home. Zoe is a talented maker and has turned her hand to many projects… read more

JT003 Queens Road

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The design influences are global, but after a life lived around the world, this very English house feels like home for its South American owner…read more

RS138 Ancient & Modern


In hop pickers’ country, the Marlow’s have transformed this ancient grade ll listed farm house, evidence of their love of colourful contemporary style, recycling and quirky, ethnic, artefacts collected on global travels…read more

KN008 Burnt Mill

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With creative family heritage on both sides of the family and a passion for antiques that runs in the blood, it’s no wonder that this old Mill house is full of such character. Located in a little slice of rural Kentish heaven, down a long dusty road…read more

RS140 East Meets West

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It was love at first sight as soon as the couple, originally from Germany, walked through the front door of this Huf Haus. They were struck by the atmosphere of serenity in the house. A Feng Shui expert helped during the design stage to orient the space, enabling a positive energy to circulate throughout the house which is devoid of obstacles like walls or doors in the ‘wrong places…read more

RS120 Fine Art

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Frances and renowned artist Trevor Halliday updated a turn of the century London house to create a masterpiece of light and colour. One of the most appealing aspects of the property was the fact that it was an Arts & Crafts house…read more

PE135 Mermaid Cottage

PE135 Mermaid Cottage

After visiting Cornwall every year for a decade, the Halls finally took the plunge and bought a home in the perfect seaside setting. Perched on the edge of the Roseland Peninsula and boasts glorious views of the sea…read more

RS124 Sea Change

RS124 Sea Change

Neil & Jonathon came to this part of Norfolk via a circuitous route. Neil had been working in the hectic world of Public Relations. They fell in love with the country life when they stayed at a friends cottage in Suffolk…read more

RS142 Seaside Villa

Buying a weekend flat in Brighton gave Mike and Richard Woolf a taste of living in the area before deciding to relocate from London. They moved into the house immediately on completion wanting to live in the house for at least 6 months before attempting any work…read more

JT002 Church House

JT002 Church House

Artist and creative design director Emma and her husband Dean, who works as a sales director, live in this former vicarage with their sons. Their house dates from 1810 and is on the edge of a small West Sussex village the origins of which can be traced back to the Doomsday Book…read more

RS127 Spirt Of The Countryside

RS127 Spirt Of The Countryside

With roses cascading over its pretty facade, this home is the epitome of the romantic English cottage famously featured on old fashioned post cards. On the edge of Sussex Downs surrounded by meadows this nineteenth century romantic tumbledown cottage was in need of new life…read more

JT001 Casa Rosado

JT001 Casa Rosado

After 20 years of holidaying in the Algarve, Rupert and Andrew found a restored 200-year-old former girl’s school full of traditional character to call home. They both dreamed of an old property with lots of character, but did not relish the idea of a huge renovation project…read more

RS146 Let The Light In

RS146 Let The Light In

Looking for a property with character to move to from their modern home, this couple came across a house that was almost perfect. It had both the right location, an annex plus the period character they were after…read more

RS145 French Fancy

RS145 French Fancy

Rosemary Conquest, an antiques dealer and restorer, and her husband Richard left the hustle and bustle of London life for what was meant to be a slower pace in rural France….read more

RS144 Artists Inspiration

RS144 Artists Inspiration

Ask Sarah what instantly attracted her to the listed flint stone farmhouse which they spotted over the internet and she positively beams in reply: ‘the facade which is really pretty, chunky old beams, period features and the bonus was a tree which was big enough to build a tree house in…read more

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