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  • Got £800k to splurge on a new des res?

    Considering a move or just need a bit of escapism from the same four walls? We've popped £800k in the fantasy property pot, but what does that buy you across the Muddy counties?

  • white Ddartmouth cottage by estuary and boat

    On the market: 13 coastal do-er uppers

    Looking for a seaside bolthole, or a more significant lifestyle move? Snap up one of these stunning coastal properties for a post-lockdown project.

  • Red brick victorian country house in Leicestershire

    House swap

    There's nothing like a months-long lockdown to make you appreciate your home - or make you want to move the second it gets lifted. So what will £500,000 buy you across the Muddy counties?

  • Hurley village near Maidenhead Berkshire read brick period hoouses and traditional white wooden signpost

    Where’s the best place to live in Berkshire?

    The Sunday Times has revealed its top spots to live in 2020 – but did your hometown make the cut?

  • Wellington Country Park treelined 35 acre lake

    Welcome to celebsville

    With an A-list hotspot on the doorstep and a Duke as your next door neighbour, is it any wonder we're all desperately seeking a home in Riseley.

  • Haslams upper Bucklebury county family home red brick chalet style house gravel drive

    How much for a royal idyll?

    Fancy snooping round a family home in a princessy property hotspot? Of course you do. Grab your tiara, *virtual curtsey* let the price guessing commence.

  • An under-the-radar property hotspot

    Surrounded by open countryside, five-star fun at your fingertips and you can get to London in under an hour. Mortimer's flirting with home-buying hotties right now..

  • Breedon Place Pangbourne The Allington red brick detached house double garage

    Can you guess the price?

    This fresh-out-of-the-box beauty is in Pangbourne, Berks – a village that's catnip for commuters and parents seeking good schools. Can you guess the price?

  • arlo-and-jacob-snuggle-pink-chair

    New season, new home

    Summer has gone. Deal with it. Embrace Autumn with these 6 breezily cool interior trends of rich colours, retro shapes and pared-back natural materials.

  • GARDEN House Hurst Berkshire mature garden lawn main brick house

    Property flirt’s baaaack

    Is there anything more fun than nosing around other people's houses, imagining yourself in situ and guessing the price? Er, nope! Let the snooping commence.

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