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A Missing Mockery

As a further £154,000 is handed to the police, is it right that £11 million has been allocated to searching for Madeleine McCann whilst...

Drugs and Dents

A Cumbrian mansion built by opium traders and more recently used by cannabis growers comes to the market for just £1.5 million   Built by the...

Downturning

A home worthy of any ‘Downton’ devotee is marketed for £6,500,000 less than it was previously promoted for in 2008   With Downton Abbey back on...

Selling Savile's lair

Jimmy Savile’s cottage to be sold at auction   “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know” is the motto Glasgow based auctioneers Ross Harper....

Fernando Peire

This genial host is undoubtedly amongst the best connected on the London restaurant scene. Born in Gibraltar, Peire became senior maitre d’ at The...

A Monarch Carries On

The sale of the The Manor House, Stoke Poges   In the blog that preceded “The Steeple Times,” Matthew Steeples took a look at The Manor...

A manageable mansion

The sale of the £20 million Bletchingdon Park, Oxfordshire   Bletchingdon Park House in Oxfordshire is one of those classic Palladian villas that would make the...

Going under the Kosh

The sale of a $25 million mansion modeled on Marie Antoinette’s favourite retreat that has connections to Levi Strauss & Co., Yehudi Menuhin, the...
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