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The entrance to Underhill in Holme, West Yorkshire. Designed by Arthur Quarmby, Underhill is Britain’s first modern earth-sheltered house and has been described as a luxury hobbit’s home because of its captivating design. © James O.

This Week 7th September 2017

In the news this week: ‘70 years of preserving Britain’s heritage buildings’, ‘The London property market 10 years after the credit crunch’, ‘How property performs against other “passion investments”’, ‘The luxury home the width of a London bus’ and ‘Information about Maison + Objet Project exhibition in Paris this week’.

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A large entrance way interior for a grand regency home

This Week 10th August 2017

In the news this week: ‘How to make a hallway that’s more than just a dumping ground’, ‘Is this the end of luxury property bidding wars?’, ‘Janine Stone in The Walpole 100’, ‘The pressure the chancellor is under to reduce stamp duty’ and ‘Architecture Foundation’s London Architecture Guide’.

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Maristow House Devon

This Week 3rd August, 2017

In the news this week: ‘The State of Wealth, Luxury and Yachting Report’, ‘Britain’s most sought after seaside towns’, ‘NW3 is crowned London’s most desirable postcode’, ‘How an Italian jeweler gave Villa Mozart its’ sparkle back’ and ‘property of the week: Maristow House, Devon’.

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RIBA 2017

This Week 27th July 2017

In the news this week: ‘RIBA announces 2017 Stirling Prize shortlist’, ‘9 lovely properties as seen in Country Life’, ‘Should you raise your children in the city or countryside?’, ‘Exclusive dating services for UHNW gents’ and ‘Upcoming auctions for your diary’.

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Luxury Shopping Parade

This Week 20th July, 2017

In the news this week: ‘What’s causing a surge in super-prime property sales in London?’, ‘Why are more luxury businesses collaborating with artists?’, ‘Where to find the best bargains on mews houses right now’, ‘Inside China’s booming appetite for luxury gifting’ and ‘Where are London’s best value postcodes’.

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