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<p>The Mushroom House is inside Woodside Park on Wood Green High Road</p>
Property News

Inside Wood Green’s ‘magical’ mushroom house now up for sale for £350k

Retts Wood and her family are selling their hand-renovated Mushroom House for £350,000 — but there’s a catch: an annual ground rent of £12,500 and cash buyers only.

Jun 23, 2023

Sheen studio to rent for £1,000pcm - but there’s no private toilet

The “fabulous apartment” has a shower in the middle of the room, while the toilet is shared with a neighbour.

Jun 22, 2023
Where to live

Leaving London: the UK’s best value seaside towns revealed

New data shows that Saltcoats, Scotland, is the UK’s cheapest coastal town in which to buy a property

Jun 21, 2023
Property News

‘Nurturing’ design for care leavers’ housing wins architecture prize

Helping Hands, which addresses the need for temporary homeless accommodation and support services, was announced as the winner of the 2023 Davidson Prize at Tuesday night’s award ceremony.

Jun 21, 2023

Britain’s Most Expensive Houses is back with more ultra luxe homes

Following the success of series one, Channel 4’s property programme is back, offering us a glimpse into some of the world’s most expensive homes.

Jun 16, 2023
Where to live

Architect Adrienne Lau on her up-and-coming northwest London area

Architect and designer Adrienne Lau has lived in Colindale for a decade. She tells Emma Magnus how the area has changed — and why it’s got potential

Jun 16, 2023

Siegfried and Roy’s Las Vegas compound sells for £2.4m within days

The “one of a kind” Jungle Palace includes four houses, three swimming pools and cat and bird sanctuaries.

Jun 12, 2023
Property News

London creatives fight redevelopment of their live-work warehouses

A Haringey warehouse complex has been home to artists, performers and other creatives for more than 20 years. Now their way of living is under threat

Jun 9, 2023
Celebrity homes

Madness frontman Suggs’ Tufnell Park townhouse is for sale for £1.5m

Compared to other musicians’ homes to recently hit the market, the Madness frontman’s pad is relatively sedate

Jun 6, 2023

Inside the vast real-life properties that the Roy family calls home

Kendall and Roman’s luxury New York apartments on opposite sides of Central Park are currently for sale for £23.3m and £30.6m respectively.

Jun 2, 2023
Where to live

Actor Mecia Simson on the charms of this lively north London area

Actor Mecia Simson is best known for her role as an elven sorceress in Netflix’s The Witcher. She tells Emma Magnus about the magic of Hornsey.

Jun 2, 2023
Buying & Mortgages

The questions an estate agent doesn’t want you to ask — but you should

Buying a property? These questions will help you assess the price and decide whether there may be wiggle room for negotiation

May 31, 2023
Where to live

Cook and baker Crystelle Pereira on her multicultural London area

Portuguese-Goan cook and baker Crystelle Pereira was born and bred in Canons Park. Here’s why it continues to feel like home

May 25, 2023

Private island fortress for sale for £3 million

Spitbank is one of three Napoleonic forts in the Solent. The largest, No Man’s fort, is also for sale.

May 23, 2023
Property News

Italian ‘mushroom house’ on sale for third of London flat price

The property is part of Smurf Village: a collection of mushroom-inspired houses in northern Italy.

May 19, 2023

Meet the Londoners in competition for ‘fewer and fewer’ rental homes

As renters face intense competition for homes, some are falling victim to discrimination from landlords overwhelmed by applicants

May 10, 2023

Earls Court studio with the bed in a storage area to rent for £1279pcm

The “bedroom” is located in what appears to be a storage area, while the kitchen’s only cooking facility is an electric hotplate.

May 4, 2023
Where to live

London’s most in-demand streets where houses are ‘like gold dust’

Here are the 36 most desirable streets in London, according to property experts.

Apr 28, 2023
Where to live

Ballet dancer Ed Watson on how this Islington enclave became his place

Royal Ballet principal dancer, coach and artist Ed Watson has lived in Islington’s De Beauvoir since 2012. He tells Emma Magnus why he’s found his place

Apr 27, 2023
Property News

D.H. Lawrence’s former family home to be auctioned for £65,000

D.H. Lawrence lived in the house between 1905 and 1908 and gave his mother a pre-production copy of his first novel there.

Apr 19, 2023
Celebrity homes

Kosovo buys Spike Milligan’s former Hyde Park mansion for £6.5m

The Goon Show, Thunderbirds and Dr Who and the Daleks were all produced at the Hyde Park mansion

Apr 13, 2023