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  • 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.

  • Pangbourne sign with viking boat on top

    Berkshire’s new property hotspot

    River location, great schools, indie shops a gogo and you can whizz into London in less than an hour. Pangbourne's ticking all the boxes.

  • Property Flirt: Great Scot! It’s a celeb crib

    Right then property pervs it’s time to look through the keyhole of another mega des res in Berkshire, have a poke around and guess how much it’s worth. The winner gets a romantic break with Tom Hiddleton in the Bahamas (*ahem*). Er, maybe not. Let’ get ready to rumble, here we go. Forest Lodge is a handsome Victorian country […]

  • Property flirt: party pad in Paley Street

    If you’ve never played Property Flirt before, welcome to one of the most popular bits of Muddy Stilettos, where I show you round a Berks abode, you pore over the pics, read the clues and guess the price. The winner gets Christmas’s leftover Celebrations (only the Bounty left. Oops!) So Phil and Kirsty wannabes ? Here we go. This is Ashcroft, […]

  • It’s a biggie!

    Well hello there sexy! Uh, I meant the house, but ok, you too. Well, this is the most expensive Property Flirt I’ve written about so far, giving a little ‘Hey Big Spender’ sequins and shimmy to proceedings. We’re talking 7 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms (yes, really), 5 reception rooms, a wine room and roughly 8 acres […]

  • A gorgeous Property Flirt

    Here I am back again, your Fairy Property Godmother, sprinkling superb square footage, hot tubs and underfloor heating everywhere I go. Yes peeps, it’s the Flirt Alert, time for you to kick back with a cuppa and nosey through the corridors and cupboards of another gorgeous pad in our monthly Property Flirt feature. You know the […]

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