19 November

The Dorchesters

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Everybody knows of  ”The Dorchester Hotel” in London created by Malcolm McAlpine, a partner in the famous building company. He and Sir Francis Towle shared a common vision of creating the ‘perfect hotel with  modern technology that could provide and enhance a stay in a top class hotel. In 1929  a large 19th-century house was purchased (Dorchester House), ...

7 July

Devon National Trust

1. A La Ronde, Lympstone Utterly unique in every way, the 16-sided house of A La Ronde dates back from the late 18th century and is a showcase for the quirky. Built by the two spinster cousins Jane and Mary Parminter on their return from an opulent grand tour of Europe, the spell-binding interior contains ...

19 June

Supper Clubs…The Last Word in Dining!

Also known as the Underground Restaurant or Pop-up Restaurant, the Supper Club is a quirky dining establishment which also functions as a social club; bringing together people of all backgrounds to experience and enjoy home-cooked food together! Originating in Beverly Hills during the 30’s & 40’s – the Supper Club has always been a fashionable ...

27 May

Holiday Cottages in Devon

The words “Cottages in Devon” conjures up pictures of thatch, bramble patches, fresh country air, bubbling rivers and sandy beaches. Throw in some cream teas, walks on the moors with pub breaks and exploring the UK’s second largest county and you can see why Devon Cottages are so popular with both holiday makers and home ...

15 May

Luxury Holiday Homes Devon

Luxury is a very subjective word and well worth looking at closely!  Applying it to your own particular property means that you, or an authority on these things, consider it to be  elevated above other holiday homes in the area. Having a quick look at dictionary definitions exposes certain rather definitive needs for it to ...