Downsizing with a lot of upsides

13/07/2016 by Lurot Brand

If your children have flown the nest for uni, a sunny gap year or to move in with friends, you may be wondering if you really need a large family home. There are many advantages to downsizing. If you love saving money, energy, resources and enjoy saving time on maintenance – these are just a few benefits. ..

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What makes selling a mews house special?

11/07/2016 by Lurot Brand

If you own a mews house, you’ll already know what makes it special. Venture through an archway here or down a cobbled lane there and you will find, amidst the rush of the Capital, the peaceful prettiness that is the iconic London mews.  ..

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Why creatives can’t get enough of mews living

18/06/2016 by Lurot Brand

“Enclosed within quiet courtyards along cobbled streets, mews homes offer a laidback, offbeat lifestyle particularly appealing to creatives. The more unique the better. Read on for a glimpse of why creatives are fascinated by mews.” ..

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Fascinating Stories Lurk Behind London’s Period Mews Houses

29/05/2016 by Lurot Brand

“If only walls could talk! What fascinating stories London’s iconic mews would tell. Originally stables with staff quarters above them, these tranquil properties were owned by England’s wealthiest families. When the usage of horse-drawn carriages dwindled, they were converted into elegant residences sought-after by people looking for a unique lifestyle in the heart of the city.” ..

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2/04/2015 by Lurot Brand

“Cobbles are coming back as a distinctive design element in public areas. Landscapers have rediscovered the many artistic layouts cobbles used to be laid in, such as circles, fans, diamonds and chains, and have woken up to what mews residents have known all the time - cobbles are practical, hard-wearing and one of the most attractive road surfaces you can get.” ..

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