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Interior Inspiration

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In the nude: natural and neutral interiors

In the nude: natural and neutral interiors

With busy modern lives filled with distractions, it’s no wonder that a calm and considered décor scheme of welcoming neutrals is as in demand as ever. Far from bland, these holiday cottages flaunt interiors of structured simplicity which are at once classically understated, inviting, and relaxed. Interest is added with layers of textures, greenery, and delicate patterns. Read on to enjoy a nosy round the neutral classics in our collection.

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Winter warmers – our favourite fireplaces

Winter warmers – our favourite fireplaces

The fireplace is often the heart of a home; a place for gatherings with loved ones as you chitter-chatter and share stories until the wee hours, everyone with hearts content and cheeks a little flushed from the warmth of the flickering flames.

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In conversation with the owner of Walltown Byre

In conversation with the owner of Walltown Byre

When Sabina Forwood inherited a 17th-century byre set in 700 acres of rolling Northumberland countryside complete with resident cows, her first thought was one we could all take inspiration from. “If you’re lucky enough to have something this special, I believe you should share it with others.” We spoke to Sabina to discover more about the newest addition to our portfolio, Walltown Byre.

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Artistic inspiration

Artistic inspiration

The glorious land and seascapes of Northumberland, the Scottish Borders and East Lothian have long provided inspiration for those with an artistic spirit and desire to create. This is an area flowing with creativity through its talents in arts, crafts and textiles. we explore the artistic histories of three Crabtree & Crabtree cottages that’ll ignite your imagination and have you reaching for your paintbrushes.

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Spring has sprung

Spring has sprung

As we spend time foraging for wild garlic along the banks of the Tweed, new-born lambs frolic on unsteady legs and the daylight stretches a touch longer into the evenings, the signs are clear – the winter months are over, and spring has most definitely sprung. With the arrival of the season of new beginnings, we’re certain you’ll find yourself inspired by a selection of our holiday homes and cottages with secret (and not-so-secret!) past lives.

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In conversation with the owner of Cranshaws Manse

In conversation with the owner of Cranshaws Manse

Originally the manse house for the local parish, our delectable Cranshaws Manse has been transformed by the owners into a sublime country home. We chatted to the owner Suzie to find out more about this family-friendly holiday home.

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