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The household appliances that are secretly raising your energy bills

Rising energy costs are forcing us to look more closely at our bills — here are some of the lockdown-fuelled purchases that might be costing more than you’d expect.

Jun 23, 2022
Property News

Remote Scottish island with ancient mansion for sale for £1.75m

The entire island of Vaila, including its historic mansion, watchtower, caretaker’s house and farmhouse, is on sale for the same price as a semi-detached house in Islington

Jun 21, 2022

Top eco-friendly home improvements, from kitchens to outdoor decking

The post-pandemic appetite for home improvements is still going strong - here are some ways to do it more sustainably

Jun 17, 2022
Celebrity homes

See inside Britney Spears and Sam Asghari’s vast new Los Angeles home

Britney and Sam Asghari’s enormous new home has a room dedicated entirely to gift-wrapping.

Jun 15, 2022
Celebrity homes

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard’s former LA home is for sale for £1.42m

The one-bedroom apartment is located inside the historic Eastern Columbia Building, where Depp once owned five penthouses.

Jun 10, 2022
Property News

John Lewis reveals the locations of its first new-build rental homes

The retailer announced Bromley, West Ealing and Reading as the first sites for its plan to build 10,000 new homes.

Jun 9, 2022

‘Ugly’ circus wagon transformed into a tiny home now for sale for £85k

Frankie Lord’s lockdown project saw two former circus wagons transformed into tiny homes. Now, one of the wagons is for sale

Jun 7, 2022
Property News

Three metre-wide skinny house in Hackney on sale for £1.3 million

This converted coach house is priced more than double the London average per square foot

Jun 1, 2022

Terrace opposite ‘blue-door’ Notting Hill house to become luxury flats

Seven high-end apartments and a row of boutique shops will take the place of Nu-line Builders Merchants on Westbourne Park Road

Jun 1, 2022

Inside historic London mansions and estates you can visit this weekend

From Hackney’s oldest house to a 1700s architectural ‘experiment’, some of London’s most striking properties are open to visitors this weekend. Here’s our pick of the best.

May 31, 2022

‘I built an eco home where the energy bills cost just £200 a year’

Robin Charlesworth dreamed of building his own home and in 2019, he designed and constructed a carbon neutral bungalow in Colliers Wood for his family to live in

May 30, 2022
Property News

Inside a unique ‘imitation oast house’ for sale near Whitstable

An imitation oast house, a building traditionally used for drying hops, is on sale in Kent

May 23, 2022
Celebrity homes

‘Queen of Romance’ Dame Barbara Cartland’s former home is for sale

River Cottage will receive a blue plaque to celebrate Barbara Cartland’s contribution to literature

May 20, 2022

Converted stable with Tube carriage-width roof extension for sale

This modern converted stable would make a comfortable home for a human now, let alone a horse.

May 12, 2022
Where to live

‘We left London to live off-grid in a forest in Lithuania’

Eva Juozaitiene and her husband Mantas swapped the outskirts of London for Lithuania.

May 10, 2022