(+) Lovely gardens/house. A very special location for family occasion. Comfortable/clean. (-) Expensive to rent. Lack of decent refrigeration. Not suitable for very young children. (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2010)
Begins by inviting us to consider the many elements that unify a house. This title shows various details - from the doors, fireplaces, and staircase, to...... more
Begins by inviting us to consider the many elements that unify a house. This title shows various details - from the doors, fireplaces, and staircase, to the more conceptual elements of balance, color, and movement - revealing how each factor contributes to a home's overall aesthetic, and how each can be controlled to create a certain effect.
When sixteen-year-old Marianne is invited to a party in a genteel house she has no idea that the house will change her life - not to mention the...... more
When sixteen-year-old Marianne is invited to a party in a genteel house she has no idea that the house will change her life - not to mention the boy who introduces her to red wine and an apparently liberated future. This work tells a tale of one woman's journey to independence via seven houses, three men and many disappointments.
Make your kitchen feel like a home with this white tree houses mug from Queens. Its fine bone china is both dishwasher and microwave safe and is adorned...... more
Make your kitchen feel like a home with this white tree houses mug from Queens. Its fine bone china is both dishwasher and microwave safe and is adorned by a multicolour print of stitched birds and hanging bird houses on a glazed surface.
Artists Houses offers readers the unprecedented opportunity to turn the key and enter the private homes of 14 extraordinary artists.We see where they...... more
Artists Houses offers readers the unprecedented opportunity to turn the key and enter the private homes of 14 extraordinary artists.We see where they lived and worked, entertained and created their most significant masterpieces. These important European and American artists put as much care, or more, into the design of their homes and gardens as they put into the creation of their works. Claude Monets lush garden at Giverny, composed over more than 40 years, provided the source material for his revolutionary art. Rene Magrittes stark suburban home eerily resembles the backgrounds of many of the surrealists paintings.Vanessa Bell of the Bloomsbury group painted more than just canvases at Charleston, where she (with the help of Duncan Grant) covered nearly every available surface. The photographs and literary portraits of the artists and their homes provide an intimate view into the daily life of these renowned masters. The houses included range from the Czech Republic to Italy,...
Advantages: Lovely parkland and gardens, house. Disadvantages: None.
...I live fairly close to Saltram House which is a property owned by the National Trust. It is great being so near as it is possible to visit fairly frequently for a short period, or spend longer depending on mood. The house is impressive, the gardens are beautiful and there are lots of walks around the grounds.
Saltram is situated in Plympton which is in Devon. It is high above...
Advantages: Flamboyant house with picturesque gardens & parkland. Disadvantages: Not totally wheelchair friendly.
...Knightshayes Court is a Victorian country house in Bolham, about 2 miles north of Tiverton, in Devon. We followed the signs from J 27 of the M5.
The building was richly decorated by William Burges, who was known for his eccentricity. The style made me think it looked older than it actually is.
Visitors to this flamboyant National Trust run estate, are first asked to visit the old...
...Not that I am trying to get a job working for the South West Tourist Board, but following on from my previous review I thought that I would now complete a review on that wonderful county that I live in - namely Devon, which as we all know is God?s own county.
Being the second to last county in this country (Cornwall of course being the last one of all), it is the only county that has two...
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