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Developer shows sense; Ruperra Castle for sale

Run-down or derelict country houses are often an enticing prospect for a developer, especially where the house still retains some land, on which they can propose ‘enabling development’.  In theory this is the correct use of this exemption but frequently … Continue reading

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Views of seats; the mixed relationship between houses and motorways

Our best motorways draw us through beautiful landscapes, by turns revealing hills, valleys, broad vistas and narrow glimpses, sometimes punctuated with a country house.  Yet, country house owners have long fought many battles to keep the roads from carving up … Continue reading

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Interesting houses for sale – Shurland Hall / Clifton Hall

There are always options for those who have the sensitivity to own an interesting house rather than a simply expensive one. Shurland Hall, Eastchurch – Kent Shurland  Hall was the gatehouse to a once impressive and important house built between … Continue reading

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