8 spectacular homes with pools
When temperatures rise, thoughts turn to taking a cooling dip. Here are eight homes that really make a splash
21st-century townhouses – Battersea Square Mews, SW11 – from £2,350,000 Situated in the village-like location of Battersea Square, three townhouses remain…
Tired of the usual prepackaged fare? These lightly spiced, homemade koftas could be cooked on a grill outside or, if the weather’s against you, in the comfort of your kitchen.
For anyone who doubts the power of careful planting to transform the look and feel of your home, I present this Minimalist gem in ‘Little Chelsea’, Barnes.
Everything’s coming up roses? Not anymore, as an increasing number of ‘Rusticarians’ favour a dishevelled array of flora attracting bees, birds and insects, instead of precisely laid out plantings.
As we grow older we’re more likely to want littler gardens, says Strutt & Parker’s latest research. According to the agent’s Housing Futures study, 20% of those over 65 polled contend that it’s crucial to have more manageable green spaces.