Country Houses

Shootout at country house in Teruel leaves three dead including two police

"Two civil guards and a civilian" died during the incident at an isolated home in a rural area of the Teruel province around 6:00 pm (1700 GMT), a …

Spain

Mary Berry’s Country House Secrets left me longing for more: episode four review

In spite of the fact that the opening credits of <b>Mary Berry’s Country House Secrets</b> (BBC One) are remarkably similar to the title sequence for the comedy Little Britain; in spite of the fact that, in truth, the whole thing could be an extended French & Saunders sketch, the final episode of the …

Royal Family

The renovated country house with modern flair

For quality family bonding and a serene lifestyle, nothing beats a beautiful home out in the country. Can you imagine having spacious rooms looking …

Houses

Three historic homes brought perfectly into the 21s century, as seen in the pages of Country Life

Take a look at three of the most extraordinary properties to grace Country Life in the past week or so.<p>Cheshire – £2,850,000<p>A fully restored country …

Real Estate

Plas Maenan Country House Secures £900,000 Investment Supported by Barclays

The Plas Maenan Country House in Llanrwst is looking forward to a bumper festive period after a £900,000 investment supported by Barclays, creating …

News (Wales)

How to declutter your house without losing your mind

Decluttering a house filled with inherited treasures can be a monumental challenge. Debora Robertson explains how to sort out your stuff without …

Minimalism

A ‘baby Balmoral’ comes to the market in Scotland

Hensol is an impeccable estate by the River Dee which immediately put us in mind of the Queen's favourite Scottish residence.<p>Yes, it’s smaller. There …

Aberdeenshire

An exquisite neo-Classical country house executed in perfect symmetry

The enduring English love affair with the Palladian tradition is encapsulated at glorious Henbury Hall in Cheshire, inspired by Villa Capra at …

The Country House Library: Why these rooms and their collections need to be taken much more seriously

The Country House Library, Mark Purcell's new account of these rooms and their collections, will compel us all to reassess their importance says John …

Houses

Country House in Italy Becomes One with the Landscape

Zanon Architetti Associati worked on the interior renovation and expansion of a country house in Treviso, Italy. The design of the new extension, …

Houses

Best country houses for sale this week

Catch up on the best houses that have come up for sale via Country Life in the last few weeks.<p>Buckinghamshire – £949,950<p>Grade II listed five bedroom …

Real Estate

Nine idyllic properties, as seen in the pages of Country Life

We take our regular look at the finest places to come to the market in Country Life over the past week or so, including a Sussex farmhouse and some …

Siri

Review: Quinta dos Machados Country House & Spa

Name: Quinta dos Machados Country House & Spa<p>Location: Portugal<p>Escape to the Portuguese countryside to relax and explore the stunning scenery of the …

Hotels

This Modern New York Country House Is The Perfect Cozy Escape

The wood siding was painted dark grey, and a metal standing-seam roof tops off the industrial look.<p>Though the original façade was salvaged, a new …

Houses

A Cotswolds house with the ultimate big boys’ toy: Its own aircraft landing strip

This place in the heart of the Cotswolds is an aviator's dream: a country house with its own landing strip. Or should that be a landing strip with …

Houses

Be inspired by this Gothic family home in Hampshire

Gothic architecture and contemporary interior design merge to create a family home that is luxurious, classic and lively<p>New life and sumptuous style …

Houses

This magnificent country house has an extraordinary staircase and stunning grounds

It comes with an elegant billiard room, swimming pool and gym.<p><b>Shortridge Hall is a striking Grade II listed country property, located in Warkworth,</b> …

Houses

Best House and Apartment Designs of September 2017

In September 2017, we’ve shown you a lot of cool stuff. Here the most interesting house and apartment designs among them.• Decorating very small spaces …

Houses

One dozen truly spectacular properties, as seen in Country Life

Take a look at our round-up of the properties which appeared in Country Life's 20 September issue, including a vast Berkshire estate and a delightful …

Real Estate

13 holiday cottages for winter staycations with your friends

If rounding up a group of friends and renting a UK holiday cottage this winter for eating, drinking and general staycation-ing sounds very, very appealing, here's a pick of TripAdvisor Rental's best. You bring the Scrabble and we'll get the Bailey's.

Hotels

The Cotswolds country house that has been in the same family for almost 100 years

Described as 'charming beyond belief and in one of the most idyllic places to live in the Cotswolds', Green Close is a real rarity on the …

England

Country House / zaa

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A country house gets new life by the renovation of the interiors and the expansion of the living space …

Architecture

Southwest England walking tour takes you to country houses and gardens

The English love their gardens, and visitors will too on a new-for-2018 walking tour of southwest England offered by Foot Trails.<p>Highlights of its custom tour of country houses and gardens can include visits to Wardour, England’s only hexagonal castle; Stourhead and its grottoes and classical …

Travel

Italian Country House Covered With Living Vines

Situated in Treviso, northern Italy, this country house is offered a new life by Zanonarchitettiassociati (Zaa) through the renovation of its …

Houses

A heartbreakingly romantic country house near Guildford, under the £1m mark

A 17th century house with this charm, this close to such a popular location seems too good to be true – but we really can't see the catch.<p>It’s not …

Houses

15 Fall Decorating Ideas From Great Country Homes

These rustic touches will inspire you to get your home fall-ready.<p>Published: 09/06/2017<p>By Laura Gaskill, Houzz<p>You don't need to have a family estate …

Houses

Best Colors For House Facade

The house's facade is the first impression that visitors get of your home. Its like a business card and a quick scan lets people create their …

Interior Design

Digging up corpses: The beautifully horrible world of Starsha Lee

“It all happened when I had to live in my late grandmother’s house alone,” says Starsha Lee, speaking about what inspired her nightmarish …

Art

Dreamy cabin is a luxurious escape in the New Zealand bush

Cabin envy is real with this gorgeous Back Country house in New Zealand’s Puhoi bush. Designed by David Maurice of LTD Architectural, this …

Lifestyle

Best of Northern Ireland: Idyllic retreat at Beech Hill Country House Hotel

Hidden away in the wooded countryside outside Derry~Londonderry, you can connect with nature and local tastes in a unique way this autumn through the …

Ireland