Take 5… Castles & Crenellations
From turrets and crenellations, to towers and moats, find our chosen fairy-tale properties to live out your castle dreams.
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We take a closer look at nature’s relationship with our psychological wellbeing, and how best to harness mother nature’s immense healing powers from the comfort of home.
New research suggests a permanent shift away from open plan interiors as people look to spend more time working from home.
Mark the birthday of history’s ‘Greatest Scot’ with the help of traditions old and new.
What if your home could grow and evolve with you? Recent trends show that today’s home buyers are looking for properties with greater longevity and more potential to adapt to the changing needs of family life.
High ceilings, expansive windows and original features – is it any wonder the barn conversion continues to be one of Britain’s most idealised luxury homes?
An architectural tour of traditional building styles up and down the country. From classic timber frames to cob cottages by the sea, Strutt & Parker examines the extraordinary diversity of regional architecture as you travel through the British Isles.
In this sixth and final episode of the first ‘Be:InSPired’ podcast series in association with Country Life, Strutt & Parker takes a look back over what has been happening in the property market throughout 2020, and a look towards the next chapter of 2021 and what it might hold in store.
This episode of the ‘Be: InSPired’ podcast explores the concept of placemaking in both urban and rural environments across the UK.
This episode takes a fascinating look at alternative property investments beyond the traditional residential home, including farmland, country estates and entirely unique and special properties. By delving deeper into the world of diversification, Strutt & Parker investigates how new technology is helping landowners make the most from their investments.
Is there anything more quintessentially British than a pretty little village? From rustic fishing hamlets on the coast to former mill-house villes on the banks of idyllic streams, journey with us as we discover the UK’s most charming rural locations.
With sustainability and ‘going green’ an ever-growing topic on the wider agenda, this episode takes a look at how it’s progressing in the area of property, with a particular focus on new build homes.
With many Brits opting for a Staycation this year, holiday homes and short-lets have seen demand like never before across the country. What’s more, with many discovering the delights of what the UK has to offer, holiday-goers are considering investing in their own property in hotspots like Devon, the Cotswolds and beyond.
Town vs Country is certainly a hot topic in the press right now and a debate with many viewpoints. Since estate agent offices re-opened in England in mid-May, activity levels across the country have been extraordinarily high, driven by pent-up demand after the market was shut down for nearly three months. Weeks of lockdown caused many people to re-evaluate their living spaces and consider a lifestyle change.
Understanding how lifestyle changes are affecting our relationship with property lies at the heart of new podcast series ‘Be InSPired’ by Strutt & Parker in association with Country Life.
Strutt & Parker consult our interior design partners at Alexander James Interiors for some essential tips on creating a productive home office environment, with whatever space you have.
Moving home has typically been driven by life stages: changing family circumstances, such as new babies, career changes like moving jobs, or retiring, for example. However, in the wake of the national lockdown, research has highlighted a new set of motivations when it comes to switching homes.
As British holidaymakers rediscover the blissful scenery of our national coast and countryside, we consider how changing attitudes to travel might inspire more people to invest in their own staycation homes.
From broken-plan to adaptive spaces, we consider how to embrace multifunctional living and adapt our homes for the future…