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Best things about living in Ticehurst

Friday, August 12, 2016
Cyclists at Bewl Water near Ticehurst

Based in an area of outstanding natural beauty on the Kent border, Ticehurst offers days out and popular pubs

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If you’re into festivals, sunshine and green industries, the Isle of Wight calls, suggests Emma Caulton

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A ‘spooky’ look inside Buckland Manor

Wednesday, August 10, 2016
The elegant Georgian symmetrical frontage of Buckland Manor

Do you believe in ghosts? Jamie Dutton Forshaw didn’t. Then he bought Buckland Manor. Emma Caulton visited

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Ad Feature: A guide to period property building regulations

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

As specialists in the restoration and refurbishment of listed buildings, Nutshell Construction is frequently asked the same familiar questions by clients; often, they are unaware of the planning complications and regulations surrounding construction work on listed buildings.

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Roxy, 2, with mother Niki Perry and dog Jester outside Hatchers in Sidlesham Common. 
Picture by Jim Holden

Yoga teacher Niki Perry has achieved a lifetime’s ambition in the grounds of her family home, as she tells Duncan Hall

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Photo by Jan Baldwin

Architect and interior designer Philip Wagner has imaginatively transformed a run-down thatched cottage in West Sussex into a breezy coastal holiday retreat, complete with model boats, weathered oars and lobster pots

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Ad Feature: Why self-building is a lot easier than you think

Thursday, July 14, 2016
Build a home that's truly yours

You have always wanted to build your own home, but all of the television shows and how-to books make it seem like an impossible feat, or is it?

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Ad Feature: Nutshell Construction on ‘Green Building’

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
One example of a Nutshell ‘green’ project

In recent years eco-friendly and ‘green’ living has been at the top of many peoples’ agendas; as of last year, 30% of British people said they were concerned about the environment, and that number is ever rising.

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Ad Feature: Adding an extension? Make sure it’s not a folly

Monday, June 27, 2016

Want to move in a few years’ time but need a bit more room now? Had another child and need to extend into the loft? Need a den in the garden for your messy teenagers and their friends to get them out of the house? Had a promotion and fancy a home gym or cinema in the basement?

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Ad Feature: The Victorians: Truly grand designers

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Along with photography, Christmas cards and flushing public toilets, one could argue that we should be most grateful to the Victorians for their architecture.

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Ad Feature: The changing face of Sussex construction

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
A beautiful Nutshell restoration project

The word ‘construction’ often reminds us of ideas of industrial scale developments and complicated, large structures like bridges and skyscrapers. To most, then, the philosophy and work of the Sussex based company Nutshell Construction will come as a surprise.

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St John's in Hedge End is an attractive Victorian church

Suburbia and the living is easy, says Emma Caulton on a visit to Hedge End and West End

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Ad Feature: Our bricklaying heritage still shapes the future

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
York Handmade Bricks

From the humblest baker’s oven to the Great Wall of China, bricks have proven to be the preferred material for any structure that needs to withstand the test of time while at once baking in that familiar feeling of both home and country.

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Ad Feature: Making moving and relocating a stress-free time

Monday, May 23, 2016

In the UK we spend a lot of time thinking about property, and often it’s bagging that perfect country cottage in a leafy village, complete with pub, cricket club, excellent local schools, beautiful walks, and of course commutable into London.

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North Manor, Upwey set in 1.75 acres

With its light and airy design, this stunning contemporary property in Upwey takes full advantage of its rural surroundings

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Tim and Sophie Reeves of Streetfield Farm, Nutley (Photo by Jim Holden)

Tim and Sophie Reeves’ home is full of character. There are also plenty of hideaways where they can socialise with their four children, family and friends, finds Nione Meakin

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Ad Feature: Marketing your property the Australian way

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
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A property’s value is about much more than just bricks and mortar – it’s about lifestyle and potential. That’s why Ben Dodd, founder of Southern Aurora, is bringing an Australian-inspired bespoke approach to estate agency to the Chilterns and surrounding areas...

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Bath Road, £695,000 | Classic period townhouse with contemporary interior near Town Quay | Spencers New Forest, Lymington, 01590 674222

The rise and rise of the sailing resort, celebrated by Emma Caulton

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Hazelgrove in Slindon is set on a slight rise with views to the south over the village and towards the coastline in the distance.

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A corner of the reception hall provides a lovely spot to sit

Bembridge House has been restored from a muddle of anonymous flats to its former glory as a grand Victorian villa – Emma Caulton visits

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