Figures published this week show that almost one in three house sales fell through between April and June against a backdrop of reports on property-price discounts. So how do sellers and buyers navigate their way through this post-EU referendum market?
The stunning home that comes WITH £50,000 a year: Homeowner will get the cash from phone firms if they buy £2.5million 19th century tower with amazing futuristic interior
Lymm Water Tower was a working water system up until the 1970s but has since been transformed, and now has a modern house wrapped around the base of the 130-year-old water tower.
Frustrated house-hunters have little to choose from in the run up to next week’s European Referendum. Many prospective vendors are awaiting a result before putting up the estate agent boards. But there is one gem which has gone on sale this weekend.
Kevin McCloud’s top 100 Grand Designs:futuristic, James Bond-style lair in a historic 90ft water tower for sale for £2.5m
The winner of 11 awards and on the market for the first time since completion, this stunning conversion is a perfect hideaway
He’s travelled far and wide in search of the country’s finest homes, but would Russell Harris swap his own water tower conversion for any of them? Jonny Beardsall checks his socks and puts the question.
he Harris family purchased the grade II-listed Lymm Water Tower six years ago, with the aim of making a contribution to local heritage by rescuing a derelict building, while creating a design-led, minimalist family home of the future
It’s been a long time – and it’s going to get longer. Sharon Martin reports on Russell Harris’s ongoing struggle to turn a defunct Cheshire water tower into home.
There’s a long, hard road to travel if you want to create the perfect place of your own. Malcolm Moore provides a progress report on three very different self-builders wrestling with planners, workmen and escalating bills