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More refined detailing in the great room indicates its importance as the center of the house.

Chairish

A stately residence on a beautiful Texas Hill Country property captures both the regional vernacular style and the spirit of an English country house set in a park-like landscape. The home was designed by Curtis & Windham Architects with interiors by Ginger Barber Design.

Belgravia’s Peggy Porschen likely has the most photographed facade in London. This pink pastry palace is known for its seasonal floral displays, which range from Valentine’s hearts to Christmas trees. But whatever the season, Peggy Porschen is pretty inside and out. Add to that delicious cakes and cupcakes, and this place is a winner. Just make sure to arrive early to avoid a long wait.

9 Pretty Cafes in London - You Have to See These Places

Belgravia’s Peggy Porschen likely has the most photographed facade in London. This pink pastry palace is known for its seasonal floral displays, which range from Valentine’s hearts to Christmas trees. But whatever the season, Peggy Porschen is pretty inside and out. Add to that delicious cakes and cupcakes, and this place is a winner. Just make sure to arrive early to avoid a long wait.

I've always dreamt of living in a castle...

The Irish Aesthete

I've always dreamt of living in a castle...

Arriving at Cragside, Northumberland

Cragside is the country home of William George Armstrong, a 19th Century engineer who is responsible for a number of inventions and amassed great wealth as a builder of weapons and ships. Cragside was the first private home in the world to have electric lighting supplied by an hydraulic turbine generator and the system was designed by Armstrong. Armstrong also purchased Bamburgh castle late in his life and spent 1 million GBP in turning it into a convalescent home for "the right sort of…

Chris Kench Photography — Old Wardour Castle, Wiltshire

Chris Kench Photography — Old Wardour Castle, Wiltshire

Chris Kench Photography — Old Wardour Castle, Wiltshire

Tretower Court

Plain English founder Katie Fontana's cottage and houseboat

Plain English Kitchens founder Katie Fontana's houseboat where a love of pure craftsmanship & aesthetic simplicity reign supreme.

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Sunday Tea-Time Giclee Print by Stephen Darbishire | Art.com

'Sunday Tea-Time' Giclee Print - Stephen Darbishire | Art.com

Sunday Tea-Time Giclee Print by Stephen Darbishire | Art.com

The historic mansion, built in 1929, is on a 70-plus acre tract that was listed for sale last year. Homebuilder Ashton Woods has had the property under contract, and a portion of the land is said to be the favored site for the headquarters of Mercedes-Benz USA, which announced plans earlier this month to move to metro Atlanta from New Jersey. Mercedes hasn’t formally announced its permanent home, but people with knowledge of the situation have said the company favors building a new office…

Photos: Glenridge Hall furnishings to be auctioned

Furniture, tapestries and other fine art from the historic Sandy Springs mansion known as Glenridge Hall are scheduled to be auctioned in March. The historic mansion, built in 1929, is on a 70-plus acre tract that was listed for sale in 2014.

Charming English Style

Country Farmhouse Decor Ideas, for country home decorating, the rustic look, antiques, vintage style, farmhouse style, home decor, rustic farmhouse.

Drawbridge _ Walter de Lacy, some bloke who came over with William the Conqueror in 1066 was responsible for some of the early building here, although much of it was developed over the following 6 hundred years.

Drawbridge

Walter de Lacy, some bloke who came over with William the Conqueror in 1066 was responsible for some of the early building here, although much of it was developed over the following 6 hundred years. Prince Edward and his younger brother Richard had spent most of their childhood years at Ludlow Castle. They became known as The Princes in the Tower, Edward V of England (4 November 1470 – 1483) and his brother, Richard of Shrewsbury, 1st Duke of York (17 August 1473 – 1483). They were the only…

Eye For Design: Decorate Your Home In English Style

Decorate Your Home In English Style

English style decor is collected over time and can feel casual or formal. The decision to bring English cottage or manor house charm to your home will result in it's always feeling warm and inviting. If you love floral chintz fabrics, patterned wallpapers, colorful rugs, and traditional furniture and window treatments, then this post will be a a feast for your eyes! English style decor is the mixture of old, worn, highly valuable, or not valuable but highly functional. It is a mixture that…