Country Property News

The English countryside could be about to see two new mansions "of national importance" arise from its green folds, so long as someone finds the time and money to actually build them

Bible of rural existence Country Life has been totting up all the pesky bills that go along with owning a pastoral idyll. It's pretty scary

Double celebrations for William Cash as he celebrates both his recent nuptials and a big win for localism and the Shropshire landscape

The average price of a prime country house in the UK climbed by 1.4% in the final quarter of 2013, according to Knight Frank, taking the annual rise to 3.1%

Marketed with an "absurdly" low guide price of £250k, it's been billed as "the bargain basement mansion", but whoever buys the Grade I-listed Halswell House in Somerset at auction next week will need …

Country is significantly more pricey than town, according to some new research by Halifax, which concludes that there is "a rural premium in all regions" of the UK after pitching house prices against salaries

There's more good signs coming out of the prime country market, with Q3 delivering the fastest pace of price growth in over three years according to Knight Frank

What's the future for England's past? With a funding revolution and a sea-change in how the nation's heritage assets are valued, there's a reformation taking place at English Heritage

Opening a historic home to the public is no tea party, discovers William Cash as he gets into hot water with the W.I. during a Wodehouse-worthy episode at Upton Cressett.

As the planning application for Upton Cressett's wind farm breezes in, William Cash is more than a bit riled that the government's push for "local democracy" is nothing more than hot air amongst Shropshire's…

Welly never. The Cotswolds are coming to Kensington on 20th June, as John D Wood hosts a Cotswolds Property Exhibition at 140 Kensington Church Street, London W8.

The Grade I listed Hartwell House in Buckinghamshire plays host to this year's G7 Summit of global economic leaders