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Renovation of Ivy House Farm in Froxfield

Monday, November 16, 2015
A view of the gate into the delightful kitchen garden

Renovated by the Carluccios and with a garden designed by Dan Pearson, what happened next to Ivy House Farm? Emma Caulton visits

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What it’s like to live in Southampton

Thursday, November 12, 2015
View of medieval buildings, sixties tower block and cranes from the old city walls

Cruise capital and port city Southampton is a great place to buy, but Emma Caulton can’t help wondering ‘What were the planners thinking?’

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Colourful country cottage gardens in Micheldever

Winchester is surrounded by lovely villages, usually offering more space for your money than in the city itself, says Emma Caulton

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View across to the Isle of Wight from Old Winchester Hill

Could the South Downs be Hampshire’s loveliest and most underrated corner? Emma Caulton thinks it might just be following her latest visit

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Lynes Mead is a contemporary property with the appearance of a classic New Forest house

Charlotte Woodward is living the dream in the New Forest. She chatted to Emma Caulton from the home she built with her husband

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Seafront at south-facing Ventnor

If you’re looking for value for money and a gentler pace of life, then the Isle of Wight calls, says Emma Caulton

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Best things about living in Hook

Thursday, July 2, 2015
Hook is surrounded by pretty villages - such as Rotherwick with its pubs, ponies and landrovers.

Hook always feels as though it’s on the way to somewhere else, Emma Caulton wonders about the pleasures of staying put

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Cross Lane Barn Farm is a lovely old, weatherboarded barn nestled into the landscape

Opting for maximum glamour over paired back minimalism – Julie Rodilosso wanted a barn conversion with stacks of character, as Emma Caulton found on her recent visit

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View across the River Hamble from the bridge at Swanwick

From sailing along the strawberry coast to shopping on cobbled streets, the Hamble Valley offers an idyllic lifestyle as Emma Caulton discovered on a recent visit

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Quay Hill

From stories of smuggling and sea salt to summer sailing and superb shopping, Emma Caulton celebrates living the high life in the seaside town of Lymington

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Best things about living in Wickham

Monday, April 20, 2015
There is a rich architectural mix down Bridge Street

Wickham is a picturesque village that offers great places to eat, drink and be entertained, but what is it like to live there? Emma Caulton finds out on a recent trip

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

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

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

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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Moving to Emsworth - what you need to know

Monday, February 16, 2015
Looking across Slipper Mill Pond, east of Emsworth's town centre

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

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

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Best things about living in Basingstoke

Thursday, December 4, 2014
Silchester's parish church sits within the old Roman walls

Ignore the old Boringstoke nickname, this is a town which is grasping opportunity, taking its chances, investing and growing, says Emma Caulton

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Best things about living in Romsey

Monday, November 17, 2014
Market Place, Romsey

Emma Caulton tells why low-key Romsey should be on your property-buying radar

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View of The Dial House from the gardens

The Dial House is the perfect place to escape to after a day in the Big Smoke as Emma Caulton discovered on her recent visit

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Best things about living in Andover

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Patches, Amport, £525,000 - Pretty Grade II listed thatched cottage with three bedrooms overlooking village green - Evans & Partridge, Stockbridge, 01264 810702

Emma Caulton explores a hidden corner of Hampshire... the pretty villages in the valleys surrounding Andover

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