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24th February 2017

Coastal locations are always my favourite – we escape Edinburgh every weekend for walks down the coast in East Lothian – and whenever I come across a property in Cornwall, I have to admit that the location alone is often the USP for me. Just the thought of living within walking distance of Cornwall’s beautiful coastline is enough to make me want to pack my bags.

And this property, which is on the market with Aucoot, combines its fantastic location in Bude, just a few minutes walk from Crooklets beach, with a stunning light-filled home designed by Hogarth Architects. Located on Ash Row, this six-bedroom home is part of an award winning development of four houses designed under Hogarth Architects’ development wing Hogarth Homes.

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25th July 2014

Every so often I sit down to write about a property and realise I don’t know where to start. It’s not that I’m lacking things to say – quite the opposite, usually. It’s more a case of connecting so strongly with a house or apartment that I really need to do it justice and… I don’t know where to start.

And this warehouse conversion in the Cornish fishing village of Newlyn is one of those properties. So I’ll keep it simple: I love this house. Just file this one under ‘Fiona’s ideal home’. Continue Reading…