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VIDEO: Grand Designs renovated folly in Monmouthshire for sale

VIDEO: Grand Designs renovated folly in Monmouthshire for sale

Are you looking for a historic home with a difference? Kemeys Folly in Monmouthshire could be your dream home. It has had a showbiz past, featuring on an episode of Grand Designs with Kevin McCloud when the current owners completely renovated it. They gutted the historic folly, keeping as many period features as possible, and added a modern wing to the property. Now, Kemeys Folly is on the market and looking for a new owner. Could it be you? History Dating from around the 1700's, and originally a stone built hunting lodge for the Sheriff of Monmouth, the restoration has been combined with cutting edge design via a new glass extension to create what is now a wonderful home.Features The living areas, including a 43ft open plan living kitchen, an outstanding master bedroom with huge balcony/terrace, with two further bedrooms in the old building with the remaining bedrooms (6 in all and 5 en-suite) in an exquisite single storey extension with feature glazed corridor. The pro...

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Top 10 homes for book lovers
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For sale: Top 10 millionaire mansions
What can you buy for one million pounds? A church conversion in Essex, a Georgian gem in Brighton or a barn conversion in Kent. Here is our...
Britain’s top 20 prettiest summer villages
Few places compare with Britain’s country villages. They offer rural retreats, hidden hideaways and a slice of country life. Prices can vary...

Selling Strategy: How to Make Your Home Stand Out This Autumn

Selling Strategy: How to Make Your Home Stand Out This Autumn

The leaves are beginning to change, and so is the property market. After the slowdown of the summer holidays, sellers and buyers alike are keen for new properties before the chill of winter settles in. But with all of these properties on the market, how can you make your home stand out? Our agents give their best tips for helping your home cut through the crowd during the busy autumn property season. 1. Be conscious of coloursAutumn has a new colour palette, and your house should reflect the change of seasons as well. Adam Tahir of Fine & Country East London says: “colours are a prerequisite in assuring a house sits within the seasonal trend, and offers buyers exactly what they’ve been anticipating. Use colours like cranberry or salsa red, Buckingham or Eden green, and even muted colours like olive, coffee, or truffle brown. Décor-wise, highlight fireplaces, candles, rustic furniture, and historical features. This can even be achieved in new-build homes. Just because the struc...

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13th Sep 2017
September 2017 Market Report
Like the economy, the housing market is cyclical in nature. It waxes and wanes like the moon. Economists are divided about why this happens...
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12th Sep 2017
August 2017 Market Report
August 2017 marks the 10-year anniversary of the credit crunch. The first shots were fired when BNP Paribas had to freeze a fund when liquid...
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6th Sep 2017
Competition: Win a delicious cake to celebrate Fine & Country's new TV advert
Exciting news for those with a sweet tooth! Fine & Country is launching a new cake competition to celebrate their ten second TV advert.&...
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1st Sep 2017

Secret hideaways to school houses: discover 10 of the most unusual homes

Secret hideaways to school houses: discover 10 of the most unusual homes

Britain must have some of the world's most unusual homes. We reveal the best across the country. Here you will find secret rooms hidden behind library bookcases and a former Edwardian school house in need of renovation. Prices start from £310,000 to £1,500,000.1. Converted chapel: Penrith, Cumbria, £425,000Few properties compare with the Hallows in Cumbria. The original chapel was built in the late 19th century as a private chapel for the nearby Manor House. Now converted, the front entrance leads into an area with cloakroom and then into the entrance hall, with grand stairwell and gothic style arched windows.  It has a unique circular tower room with three-bedrooms and would suit a growing family.2. Mill pond: Newbridge, Isle of Wight, £675,000Think of your favourite country retreat. This five-bedroom property ticks all the boxes. It is surrounded by beautiful gardens and the original feeder pond situated at the front. This 17th century home is impressive both internally and exte...

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13th Sep 2017
Britain's prettiest autumn villages
The leaves are starting to turn crisp and brown and the temperature is steadily dropping, marking the move into autumn. The fun of the summe...
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6th Sep 2017
Top 10 homes near good schools
As September comes around and school goes back in session, thoughts turn to the quality of education. No matter if you need to move into a s...
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6th Sep 2017
VIDEO: Grand Designs renovated folly in Monmouthshire for sale
Are you looking for a historic home with a difference? Kemeys Folly in Monmouthshire could be your dream home. It has had a showbiz past, fe...
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30th Aug 2017

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