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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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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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Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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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Thursday, February 26, 2015
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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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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Monday, February 16, 2015
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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Monday, December 29, 2014
Whiteley

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

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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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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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Tuesday, November 11, 2014
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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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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Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Market Square is the hub of Petersfield

A picturesque market town surrounded by beautiful countryside and a reasonable commute to London... Too good to be true? Emma Caulton finds out

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Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Birds Cottage - Part period cottage, part new extension, and presented, shabby chic, country-style, with galvanised water troughs as flower pots

There’s something romantic about a derelict country cottage; renovating one can certainly be a labour of love as Emma Caulton discovered on a trip to Upham

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
New Forest - where the ponies and donkeys roam

It has open countryside and seclusion but also an array of buzzing towns and villages. And if you know where to look in the Forest, you can still buy well says Emma Caulton

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Pat Jones (left) with Kate Pelling, sales manager from Linden Homes Guildford, looking through plans for Pat's new home

You know you’re not moving far when your friends offer to form a human chain to carry your crockery from your old property down the road to your new home.

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Hill Head beach is popular for watersports

From marinas and ports to harboursides and cobbled streets, there’s so much to enjoy about living on Hampshire’s coastline says Emma Caulton

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Life at sea in the South Pacific

Chris and Mark Dewey swapped Winchester for the world, creating a home from home on board their yacht; they chat to Emma Caulton

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Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Bentworth is one of the area's pricier villages with good school, picturesque green and two pubs

Bypassed by roads and modern life, Emma Caulton finds that Alton is a treasure waiting to be discovered

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Wednesday, June 18, 2014
In a breakfast room, pinks and blues for the chairs, footstools and throws have been picked out from the exotic patterned curtain treatment

Making the move in to a care home can be a daunting time, but Georgina Colwell and June Gallagher from Lymington’s new Linden House show us what can be done when you think outside the box

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Looking from the family-lounge area into the kitchen

Bold colour and the unexpected create an element of fun in a traditional Victorian villa, Emma Caulton learns a few tricks of the trade

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