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A Fire Sale

Repossessed Grade I listed Dorset mansion once worth circa £15 million for sale for £3 million; the catch? It’s burnt to the ground   An “exceptionally...

Making a Manor

Refurbished Surrey manor house with connections to Detmar Blow and Gertrude Jekyll for sale for £2.55 million   Reduced in price by £200,000 since when it...

Witchfinders and Watermills

Picturesque watermill used in ‘The Witchfinder General’ and ‘Dad’s Army’ for sale   Witches and water don’t have an affinity – with dunking being a common...

Sex and the Single Zillionaire

Belvedere, CA home of late tech billionaire and author of ‘Sex and the Single Zillionaire’ Thomas Perkins for sale; he entertained amongst others Sophia...

A £10m Doer-Upper

Oxfordshire country house that has appeared in many films for sale for £10 million in spite of needing some renovation   Launched to the market in...

Sun, sand and salt

 A £1.375 million house in a Norfolk village with connections to James Blunt   The summer is nearly over but many of you no doubt will...

Notorious addresses

Can the former homes of notorious criminals ever really be ‘bargains?   In recent days many newspapers have featured the sale of the apartment where Dennis...

Lord of the Bond

The sale of a £400,000 castle owned by a man who was an inspiration for the creation of James Bond’s nom de plume Sir...

A Devonshire pub with a Scottish twist

A review of The New Inn at Roborough, North Devon   The New Inn at Roborough in North Devon isn’t the easiest place to find. It’s...

Five of the best: Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Five ways to please someone special on Valentine’s Day   With Valentine’s Day nearly upon us, we offer five suggestions for gifts for ladies, gents and...
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Distraction Dom

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A Box Office Balls-up

Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea council’s decision to approve replacement for Kensington Odeon with a 63% smaller cinema is deservedly condemned as a “box office balls-up.”

A Magnum Muckup

Unilever ludicrously forced to “urgently” recall Magnum ice cream because it contains MILK. Health and safety busybodies at their finest.