Boston’s Highest, Lowest Open Houses: Nov. 1-2

Walnut stained hardwood floors, a professionally landscaped setting, a private study with a fireplace are just some of the reasons this Weston Colonial costs $3,675,000. The kitchen is next to a sun-splashed breakfast room that leads to a family room with coffered ceilings. 30 Country Drive, Weston More listings in Weston Listed price: $3.675 millionOpen House: Nov. 1, 3:00 p.m. — 4:30 p.mProperty type: Single FamilySquare footage: 6,389The skinny: 6 bedrooms, Read more [...]

Pickles allows 550-home greenfield development near listed buildings in Kent – Out

Secretary of state for communities and local government (SoS) Eric Pickles has allowed an appeal (56-page / 373 KB PDF) that will permit the construction of a 550-home, mixed-use development on farmland near four Grade II-listed buildings in Kent, in an area without a demonstrable five year supply of deliverable housing land.31 Oct 2014 Read more [...]

Spire property in Savin Hill is listed for sale

The Spire company is presently headquartered at 65 Bay Street in Savin Hill. The property is listed for sale this week on a commercial real estate website. Yet another development could be on the horizon in Savin Hill. The Spire building at 65 Bay Street, adjacent to Savin Hill MBTA station, is on the market for $13.9 million. The parcel was listed online this week as an “ideal redevelopment Read more [...]

This striking Grade II listed lodge in Monmouthshire comes with an outdoor …

VIEW GALLERY  This striking Grade II listed detached lodge boasts four bedrooms with landscaped gardens and a paddock.Situated between Chepstow and Monmouth, Tredean Lodge is set in around 0.76 acres of gardens and grounds with a further 3.7 acres of land included.With many original features with contemporary touches, it has three reception rooms, a country kitchen and breakfast room, four bathrooms, a study, an outdoor swimming pool and a double garage.Outside there is a changing room, Read more [...]

Grade II* listed property, Sandhurst

With elegant archways, fine fireplaces and a barrel vaulted ceiling, this grand Palladian style mansion may tickle your fancy at £2.95 million. Field Green House, Sandhurst, near Hawkhurst, dates from the middle of the 18th century and is in the European style inspired by Venetian stonemason turned architect, Andrea Palladio, who was born in 1508. Field Green House, Sandhurst, near Hawkhurst The property is on the market with Jackson-Stops Staff and is set within park-like Read more [...]

31 scary TV episodes that truly terrified us

It’s Halloween! Icicles are glistening from window sills. Chestnuts are roasting on open fires. North Pole elves are… hang on, no. None of that nice, fluffy stuff is happening. At Halloween, demonic creatures hunt for flesh, monsters creep out of their graves, and TV does its level best to freak us all the hell out. In the spirit of all that, we asked our writers to select and share the TV episodes, horror or otherwise, that have made them whimper with fear. Here they all are, 31 of them, because, Read more [...]

Britain’s top 20 coastal towns

1 Deal, Kent (ALAMY) There’s a Fifties vibe to this shingly seaside location. “It’s a destination town. You only come to Deal to come to Deal,’’ says Nigel Colebrook of Bright and Bright. “It’s still relatively unchanged, unspoilt.” The area attracts a cosmopolitan mix of writers, musicians and business people. In the sought-after Conservation Area, Georgian cottages go for £300,000 to £400,000. Further out, old miners’ homes start at £150,000. Deal or no Read more [...]