Category: Architecture and Design

Property of the week: Interesting Interiors

Gerard Depardieu once said that ‘everyone has taste, even if they don’t realize it’. He was apparently speaking of food, but his theory may hold good for broader applications. We took a brief peek at his own home (see left) … Continue reading

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Properties of the week: Schools walls and halls of justice

As television programmes like Channel 4’s ‘Grand Designs’ perennially demonstrate, the British public are nothing if they aren’t inventive when it comes to converting properties into great living-spaces.

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Properties of the week: The Ultimate Water Features

Although the majority of properties are purpose-built, for those who have a little imagination and time on their hands the UK is teeming with structures that were never intended to be lived in, yet would make great homes.

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Property of the week: Divine Renovations

Whilst many of us have given up certain vices for lent, there are other ways to feel more spiritual. Choosing to live in a converted church or chapel may be seen as controversial by some, but the space and flexibility offered … Continue reading

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Maintaining your own Downton Abbey

  With Christmas basically here, the Downton Abbey festive special is already causing us fans excitement. The return of the Crawleys and the confirmed appearance of George Clooney, means the Edwardian favourite will be top of the Christmas TV Schedule this … Continue reading

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Rabbit Hutch Britain

Today’s Independent newspaper reports that millions of people are living in homes that are too small for them. The poorest households are said to be worst hit with resulting health problems for inhabitants including asthma, depression and insomnia.

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National Dress up your Pet Week!

                                                                           Do you have the most stylish pet in your street? This week has marked national dress up your pet day. As we have missed this remarkable occasion we thought we would look at how as a nation we spoil … Continue reading

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Do you have residential property industry experience?

If you answered yes to these questions, Countrywide Surveying Services, one of the UK’s largest employers of residential surveyors and Valuers in the UK, and an appointed Valuer to all major lenders wants to hear from you.

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