Marlborough, UK: cottage charm and tech jobs

Milkhouse Farm, a three-bedroom home in Pewsey with six acres of land, £1.2m

The Wiltshire town has a distinctive high street, a famous college and lots of IT and manufacturing groups based nearby

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South Cornwall’s sea change in fortunes

Over the past 20 years, the southwest tip of England has been transformed from underachiever to high-end haven

Six-bedroom Georgian house in Elm Row, Hampstead, £6.5m

Hampstead: the heath is on for French buyers

Bilingual school is helping to attract foreign buyers to the north London area

The Priory murder
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Balham: murder in suburbia

A look back at a dark and mysterious episode in the history of the south London neighbourhood favoured by City high-flyers

Nightingale Square, Balham
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Balham and The Priory in pictures

The popular south London neighbourhood and the site of a notorious Victorian murder

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Royal Deeside: ‘dear Paradise’ in Scotland

The area is home to Balmoral Castle but upmarket property in this part of the Highlands rarely comes up for sale

Dumfries House was bought by a consortium headed by The Prince of Wales in 2009
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Palladian powerhouse

The restoration of Dumfries House in Scotland

West Street in Farnham, Surrey Greg Balfour

Farnham: market town’s appeal for high-end buyers

A spate of new developments is bringing a different feel to pockets of the town, 35 miles southwest of London

Shepherd’s Bush, with apologies to The New Yorker magazine

London’s Shepherd’s Bush: gentrification at last?

District has remained on fringe of social respectability

The banks of the river Clyde in Glasgow
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Bonny by the Clyde: the regeneration of Glasgow

Eye-catching developments along the banks of the river are helping enhance the ‘second city of the empire’

Totteridge: one of Britain’s richest suburbs

The north London residential area is where low-key millionaires choose homes for living rather than investing

School fuels Cranbrook’s mini property boom

Parents are prepared to pay a 20 per cent premium for a home in catchment area of the popular Kent grammar

Horsham’s property market in pole position

Despite its good location for commuters, the town’s high-end market has yet to take off

Zoopla's IPO price range values it at up to £1bn

Valuation range suggests trading at a lower earnings multiple to Rightmove

UK urged to tackle property price rise

Brussels recommends higher taxes and adjusting Help to Buy scheme

Jurassic Coast: 250m years in the making

Beautiful, remote and Unesco-protected, this stretch of prime English coastline is not just for dinosaurs

The ware with all

Fashionable with artists, former warehouses in London offer spacious and flexible living

London property - escape to suburbia?

Four of the capital’s most desirable commuter towns

Cornwall: pretty ports and extreme sports

High-end buyers are returning to the north coast, attracted by sun, sea and surf

House amendments in Westminster

Whitehall’s postwar office blocks are being converted into housing, as the area feels the ripple effect from prime central London