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A contemporary house with a Mediterranean feel
26th September 2011
contemporary villa for sale
Casa Blanca, Ilsham Marine Drive, Torquay, TQ1 2HTQ
Price £2,150,000
Torquay Contemporary Villa With Sea Views
The aptly named Casa Blanca is a spectacular newly completed home situated on one of Torquays finest sites with unparalled views over the sea towards Thatcher Rock. It is architecturally striking, with a nod to the style of art deco and with influences from the villas of the Mediterranean. With an incredible c. 5000 sq ft of floor space, this four bedroom house has a media room, an open plan living area and a three car garage and offers the ultimate in contemporary lifestyle. Floor to ceiling windows leading on to south facing terracing captures the awe inspiring view and brings the inside out. Who needs the French Riviera when the English Riviera offers property like this. more

A fantasy castle waiting for a lottery millionaire
11th July 2011
Grade I listed castle for sale
Ruperra Castle, Lower Machen, Newport, NP10 8GG
Guide Price £1,500,000
Castle For Sale
Ruperra Castle in Lower Machen in South East Wales is a Grade I listed building and Scheduled Ancient Monument. Built in 1626, it has even played host to royalty - King Charles I stayed at Ruperra Castle in 1645. Sadly, its glory days seem a long way off as the castle has been in a derelict state since the Second World War. The property comprises of a Grade I listed castle requiring total renovation, a house requiring modernisation, a substantial stable block and about 14 acres of land (with a further 16 acre option). This could be the ideal property for someone with vision and deep pockets to create an incredible and historical home and to breathe new life into what should be the jewel in the crown of the region. more

A barn conversion that is truly part of the landscape
4th July 2011
barn with earth shelter basement for sale
Lower Barn, Lower Twinhoe, Bath, BA2 8QY
Guide Price £875,000

Earth Sheltered Barn Conversion In Bath
At first glance Lower Barn looks like a stylishly converted single storey dairy barn. But look a little closer and you'll see that there is a complete lower level which has been built into the hillside to create a much larger property with the benefit of no negative visual impact on the landscape. The property is south facing and enjoys fantastic views across the valley towards Hinton Charterhouse which can be enjoyed from both inside and outside as French doors lead from many of the rooms on to the terraces / garden. more

Contemporary tower house in Scottish Renaissance style with water gardens
19th January 2011
tower house for sale
Fortesk Tower, Finavon Hill, By Forfar, Angus
Offers over £650,000

Tower House With Water Gardens For Sale
Fortesk Tower is a dramatic contemporary tower house which, despite its appearance, was actually built by the owners in 1995 in a distinctive architectural style typical of the period of James VI of Scotland. Unlike houses of that era, this one is a comfortable six bedroom 21st century family home boasting double glazing, flexible accommodation and separate annexe. It also boasts a dungeonette, four turrets, and a cleverly created and designed water garden, fed by a small burn running through the ponds. A fantastic contemporary family home with all the character and none of the drawbacks of a 17th century property. more

Be there at the birth of a brand new manor
7th December 2010
New build manor house for sale
Bessingham Manor, Aldborough, near Holt, North Norfolk
Guide price from £895,000

Bessingham Manor New Build Manor House
Manor houses are often draughty, fuel guzzling piles which constantly require urgent repair works and Bessingham Manor in North Norfolk is one such manor house which has seen better days. It has deteriorated to such an extent that the top two floors have collapsed in on themselves. In fact, Bessingham Manor is now in such a bad way that permission has actually been given to knock it down and replace it with a twenty first century version of the original offering the ultimate in self build opportunities. Create a 930sqm house of mature appearance from the outside with all the energy efficient technology that modern properties benefit from. The perfect opportunity to not only be to the manor born - you can actually be present at the birth! more


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