Country Houses

A beautiful country house and estate in the heart of the Surrey Hills comes to the market

This 130-acre shooting and fishing estate in Chddingfold has a wonderful home at its centre where no expense has been spared.<p>The Pickhurst Estate has …

Real Estate

Casa Emilio - Montestigliano Farmhouse, Brenna, 2016 - Francesca Pagliai

• Year 2016<br>• Status Completed works<br>• Type Country houses/cottages / Interior Design / Custom Furniture / Building Recovery and Renewal

Farmhouses

Casa Pinto, Oria, 2017 - Insite Architetture

Casa Pinto is a country house surrounded by the olive trees in Salento, the southest area of Apulia region. It was designed by Insite Architetture …

Architecture

The extraordinary country house where the Mr Men books were written

This fabulous place is far more than just a wonderful 16th century house – it's a 200-acre estate with woodland, riding facilities and a fascinating …

Houses

Baking in the heat? 4 dream equestrian properties complete with swimming pools

1. Th<b>e Old Manor</b><p><b>For you:</b> a Grade II-listed 16th century manor house set back and secluded behind an ancient stone wall and a mature tree. It has six …

English Riding

18 magnificent houses, as seen in the pages of Country Life

Take a look at our selection of some of some of the properties featured in the pages of Country Life's issue from 14 June 2017.<p>Marbella – Guide price …

Real Estate

Solar-powered English country house offsets all its CO2 emissions

Three generations live under one roof in this sustainably minded home that breaks from the norm of the picturesque English countryside. Macdonald …

Architecture

James Macdonald Wright and Niall Maxwell model Kentish country house on traditional hop kilns

Rooms topped with chimney-like roofs surround a secluded courtyard to from this house in Kent, England, which takes its angular form and russet …

Architecture

Caring Wood, Kent review – rebirth of the English country house

Inspired by Kentish oast houses and the Arts and Crafts movement, this confident, eco-smart family home is a model for grand living<p>Paragraph 55 of the National Planning Policy Framework, formerly Planning Policy Statement 7, formerly Planning Policy Guidance 7, also known as Gummer’s Law or the …

Architecture

Seven lovely properties, as seen in the pages of Country Life

Take a look at some of the glorious properties which were advertised in Country Life in the last week.<p>County Tipperary, Ireland – €1,050,000<p>Glenleigh …

Real Estate

16th-Century Florence-Area Villa, a Glue Tycoon’s Historic English Country House and More

Tour the five luxury homes featured in our Listing of the Day series this week<p>A video tour of homes in Tipperary, Ireland; Princeton, New Jersey; …

Luxury Homes

I Want a Country House. Maybe.

Every year about this time, I am seized with a longing for my own little country house. Then I call my younger brother, who lives in a house in the woods, and he shatters my dreams, reciting a litany of homeowner problems like the Passover plagues.<p><i>“Frogs. Insects. Hail. Darkness. Boilers.”</i><p>We have …

New York City

A Glue Tycoon’s Historic English Country House Near Cambridge

The 18th-century five-bedroom house is adjacent to a cottage that’s also for sale separately<p>Listing of the Day<p><b>
Location:</b> Duxford, England<p><b>Price:</b> £1.5 …

Luxury Homes

13 spectacular properties, as seen in the pages of Country Life

We take a look back at some of the homes which appeared for sale in the May 31 edition of Country Life.<p>Antrobus, Cheshire – Price on application<p>An …

Real Estate

Christian Siriano Pairs Lobster With a Pimm’s Cup

Fashion designer Christian Siriano became a household name after winning <i>Project Runway</i>, and he’s gone on to build a successful eponymous label — …

Eating

‘One of Durham’s finest houses’ comes to the market

Broomshiels Hall is classic Georgian country house set within extensive gardens.<p>Situated at the end of a long sweeping drive lined by beech trees, …

Houses

What’s changed in 120 years of Country Life? Everything and nothing

Former Editor Clive Aslet has been connected with Country Life for all of his working life. Here, he explains how the magazine has managed not only …

Are our books displayed the wrong way round? Cambridge librarian reveals the fashion used to be for spines to face the wall

There are plenty of ways to display books on your shelves: by subject, in alphabetical order or even grouped by colour.<p>But if you want to do things the traditional way, try turning your books back to front.<p>Placing books on shelves with the spines facing outwards is a relatively recent phenomenon, …

Houses

13 fantastic properties for sale, as seen in the pages of Country Life

A look at the properties advertised for sale in Country Life's May 17, 2017 issue.<p>Chislehurst, Kent – Price on application<p>Superb private estate …

Real Estate

The country house that left Dr Johnson impressed, on the market for the first time in 294 years

Dr Johnson visited almost half a century after Ombersley Court was last for sale – it's every bit as grand today.<p>The announcement of the sale, for …

Architecture

The sprawling country house in Surrey hailed as ‘the best of the best’

Historical features, magical gardens and magnificently comfortable and liveable - it's not hard to see where the enthusiasm comes from for this house …

Architecture

How to do a Sicilian road trip

Exploring Noto on foot, I discovered its treasures: faded frescoes in the now-public wing of the Nicolaci Palace; the mirror room in the town hall, …

Road Trips

Small Attic Bedroom

Two Designer's Guild beds upholstered in 'Brera' linen furnish this small bedroom in the attic a Somerset country house. The calm turquoise and white …

Bedrooms

10 Luxury Rural Retreats In The English Countryside

10 Of The Best Boutique Hotels In The Cotswolds<p>In "Accommodation"<p>The Four Seasons Hampshire is set in a beautifully restored Georgian Manor on a 500 …

New Mom Cheryl Cole Selling Ultramodern English Country House for $6.5 Million to 'Start a Life' with One Direction's Liam Payne, Says Designer

Cheryl Cole, 33, and boyfriend Liam Payne, 23, just welcomed a baby boy, Bear, in March, but the family won’t be making a home in Cole’s current …

Cheryl Cole

Elegant Queen Anne country house described in Pevsner’s Norfolk Volume of the Buildings of England

Burfield Hall boasts delightful gardens and grounds.<p>A true Norfolk gem has come to the market: the elegant, <b>Grade II-listed, Queen Anne Burfield Hall,</b> …

Architecture

10 Best Luxury Getaways In The English Countryside

10 Of The Best Boutique Hotels In The Cotswolds<p>In "Accommodation"<p>Oak House No.1 is a luxury boutique hotel in the Cotswolds packed full of intriguing …

Reader Rehab: A Boston Kitchen Embraces the Light

For two young Boston professionals (and avid Remodelista readers), long hours at work mean that home is a bit of a sanctuary, a personal “private …

Houses

Lessons on lighting a country house collection, from some of Britain’s top experts

Modern curation in stately homes demands state-of-the-art lighting, as experts explained at a day organised by TM Lighting and Country Life.<p>In …

Houses

13 Things I Found on the Internet Today Vol. CCXXXII)

1. Inside Bangkok’s First Ever Department Store, Frozen in Time<i>Built in the 1960s, Bangkok’s Nightingale-Olympic store remains unchanged today,</i> …

Paris