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Carlton Villa is a handsome Victorian villa in walled gardens in the heart of Winchester

Victorian villa in Winchester brought into the 21st century

Emma Caulton visits an elegant Victorian villa updated for 21st century living, but influenced by Prague and the past

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The original 18th century frontage

Transforming an old farmhouse to a glamorous family home

A welcoming committee of prettily speckled guinea fowl rush forwards to greet me, fussing excitedly. They’re followed by a beaming Caitlin Russell, who gathers me into her home.

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Joa Studholme in Lyndhurst - lunch with Britain’s Queen of Colour

With crafty use of colour, Joa Studholme can make a boxroom look palatial. She is a magician with paint!

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Paul has created a cosy living room with recently installed woodburning stoves

Floral designer Paul Hawkins’ hedgerow inspired Christmas décor

Floral designer to the stars Paul Hawkins goes for a hedgerow inspired Christmas décor at his home near Froxfield, as Emma Caulton discovered on her recent visit

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Secret Santa gifts

10 Secret Santa gifts under £16

Just because you’re on a budget doesn’t mean you have to compromise on quality of gifts this Christmas.

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Property Market

Carlton Villa is a handsome Victorian villa in walled gardens in the heart of Winchester

Victorian villa in Winchester brought into the 21st century

Emma Caulton visits an elegant Victorian villa updated for 21st century living, but influenced by Prague and the past

Read full story »

Many of the houses are in smart rows of terraced or semi-detached

The story of Uplands Estate - Southampton’s surburban secret

What’s so special about the Uplands Estate - a quiet cul-de-sac near Southampton Common? Resident Gordon Cooper shares the story

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Looking across Slipper Mill Pond, east of Emsworth's town centre

Moving to Emsworth - what you need to know

Emsworth appears to drift, a waterside town, poised somewhere between the past and an imagined idyll of what a market town should be, Emma Caulton took a wander

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The original 18th century frontage

Transforming an old farmhouse to a glamorous family home

A welcoming committee of prettily speckled guinea fowl rush forwards to greet me, fussing excitedly. They’re followed by a beaming Caitlin Russell, who gathers me into her home.

Read full story »

Whiteley

Best things about living in Fareham and Whiteley

Between them, Fareham and Whiteley encompass Hampshire’s past and future; Emma Caulton pays the area a visit

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Gardens

One of Anne's designs with a combination of formal hedging and soft infill

7 garden trends to expect in 2015

Garden designer Anne Keenan of Goodworth Clatford shares her predictions for 2015 trends

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The perfect gift for garden lovers

Christmas gifts for gardeners

Looking for festive gifts for garden enthusiasts? We’ve rounded up our favourite presents for gardeners to help you get started with your Christmas shopping.

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Visitors can stroll the relaxed grounds

Outdoor art gallery at the Mill at Gordleton in Lymington

Leigh Clapp wanders through the grounds of the Mill at Gordleton and discovers an outdoor art gallery with an eclectic display of sculptures by local and national artists

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David with the extraordinary looking Squash

Upper Swanmore man David Green on his passion for gardening

David Green has been gardening at Hill Top in Upper Swanmore all his life and has a particular passion for growing unusual vegetables and fruit from around the world

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Get planting this Centenary

The Royal British Legion is calling on the public to plant a living legacy for those who fought and died in the First World War as part of its Centenary commemorations.

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Elliot Brothers

Elliotts are Hampshire’s leading Independent Builders Merchants, established in 1842 and still family owned today.

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