Chambers for courting Clooney
George Clooney and human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin, left, are rumoured to be tying the knot this September. If, as we hear, the happy couple are planning to spend the majority of their time in Britain, 3 Star Yard, left, could be an ideal home (scroll right...)
A Royal home for George
One of the very few houses within London’s legal quarter, just behind the Royal Courts of Justice, it is perfect for Clooney’s high-flying fiancée. Originally a warehouse, it is now a four-bedroom new home with a lift, media room and gym. On the market for £4.4 million.
Dolly Parton sells up in West Hollywood
Dolly Parton is shaking up her property portfolio and selling her West Hollywood home. The country superstar, left, who will be in London at the 02 arena on her Blue Smoke tour from June 27, bought the villa for £713,000 in 2007 (scroll right...)
But don’t expect lashings of Dollywood glamour
The 9 to 5 singer is asking a mere £829,000 for what is one of the more modest of her 16 homes — for that you get two bedrooms and lots of rustic furniture.
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Drumming up a sale
The childhood home of Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason, is up for sale. The Birmingham-born drummer grew up in Dell Quay House on the Chichester waterfront in West Sussex, and kept it as his base until he was almost 40 (scroll right...)
A £2.75 million slice of Pink Floyd history
On the market for £2.75 million, the five-bedroom, two-bathroom villa has views of Chichester Harbour and the South Downs. There is also a separate cottage in the grounds - music to the ears of large families.
To keep up with the Kardashians...
You need to move to Florida. Sisters Khloé, Kim and Kourtney recently hosted the opening of the family’s Dash boutique in Miami Beach (scroll right).
This suitably luxurious Miami home is for sale...
...for £17 million in exclusive Harbor Point, with One Sotheby’s International Realty. It comes with a private beach, dock and a vast infinity pool with views of Downtown Miami.
Raise a glass at the Cat & Mutton...
...Then steal that style. The restored pub, on the corner of London Fields and Broadway Market, is a buzzing new destination (scroll right)
The property’s rich history accentuated by design
Cat & Mutton pub owner Tom Gibson’s parents own a reclaimed furniture company and have clearly influenced his interiors style.
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Entrepreneur Ivan Massow puts wonky home up for sale
Massow is selling his four-bedroom Soho home for £5.95 million. Financier Nat Rothschild is believed to have purchased a similar building a few doors away. Image: Matt Writtle.
The five-storey townhouse was built in 1720
“Although it is south facing and bright because it is all painted white, it still feels incredibly Dickensian with all the twisted floorboards, wonky floors and doors and an old country kitchen with a huge Aga,” says Massow.
Spot the star quality of this place, Alesha Dixon
The Britain’s Got Talent judge, who lives in a small village house in Welwyn Garden City, may need more space now that baby Azura is on the scene (scroll right)
A new family home?
This five-bedroom property, on the market locally, could fit the bill. Tucked away behind private gates, its exposed beams were sourced from old ships and churches, while singer-turned-gardening guru Kim Wilde is a near neighbour.
Inception star Ellen snaps up tennis player Venus’ home for £1m
It looks as if 27-year-old Page snapped up a bargain. Williams, originally paid £1.12 million for the Los Angeles house in 2005 but she listed it for just over £1 million (scroll right). Image: Rex.
Venus prefers Florida’s Palm Beach Gardens
Here’s hoping that Page, next seen in X-Men: Days of Future Past, gets more use out of the three-bedroom retreat than Williams, who hardly ever visited it. The tennis star lives in a shared property with her sister Serena in Palm Beach, where each sibling has a wing to herself. Image: Rex.
Listen to Jools Holland and pals for free
Imagine buying a home and having Jools Holland, right, Van Morrison, Rick Astley, Dionne Warwick and the Beach Boys at your house-warming party (scroll right). Image: Rex.
Live next door to Hampton Court Palace
The new residents of Graburn Place can do just that in June. Two of the four new five-bedroom homes are still available, with prices starting at £2.25 million through Newcourt Residential. Listening in on the star-studded events next door comes free.
Rumours fly about Layer Cake sequel
Is Jason Statham the new lead ? And does the film, Viva La Madness, need a location? If so, where better than a newly refurbished house in Queen’s Gate Mews, the very street that featured in the first movie? (scroll right). Image: PA.
The star of Viva La Madness?
The South Kensington house has five bedrooms and a secluded patio. But up for sale with CBRE UK Residential at £5.3 million, the new film’s producers may have to ask nicely if they want to borrow it.
For sale: The home of 'the father of the Tube'
The former home of the civil engineer, who developed a technique for tunnelling under London’s streets, is for sale for £4.2 million. Ironically, it has no underground station within walking distance but at least Richmond Park and the boutiques of Barnes village are on the doorstep.
Made In Chelsea's latest star can walk to work
New cast member Emma Miller has made quite a mark on Made in Chelsea. Introduced as the latest love interest of Spencer Matthews, it seems she shares expensive taste with the rest of the cast as she's said to be renting a luxury home near Sloane Square. Image: Rex
Prince sells Marbella love nest
The Marbella love nest of pop legend Prince is on the market for £4.59 million with luxuryestate.com. The Purple Rain singer acquired the property in 1998 as a wedding gift for his wife Mayte Garcia. But has vowed never to step foot in it again (scroll right...)
A table fit for a Prince
The luxury home has an opulent dining room, a master bedroom suite entered via a fantasy door equipped with an enormous canopied bed and a mirrored ceiling, and five further bedroom suites.
You've a sporting chance to have celebrity neighbours in Surrey
Sports fans who want to rub shoulders with the top talent, including John Terry and Jamie Redknapp, should consider Princes House - a striking new luxury home in star-studded Oxshott. Image: Getty
Will Kate Beckinsale be tempted to find a north London home?
British actress Kate Beckinsale went off to LA to become a Hollywood actress but now she is back in her old stomping ground of north London for her latest movie, Absolutely Anything... Image: Rex
Could this be the ideal home for our leading lady?
Hamptons International is selling the ideal home close to Beckinsale's latest set. So if Kate, who grew up in Finsbury Park, gets nostalgic for her old neighbourhood, this six-bedroom property, listed at £2.5 million, is one for her.
Live near royalty
If the idea of living near royalty - and horses - appeals, look no further than Hazelwood Cottage. The two-bedroom retreat neighbours Gatcombe Park in Gloucestershire, the Cotswolds private home of Princess Anne and daughter Zara Phillips, her husband Mike Tindall and their daughter Mia Grace, five months. (Scroll right)
A royal cottage
Rustic Hansel & Gretel-style Hazelwood Cottage, on Hamptons International’s books at £850,000, is thought to have been the former hunting lodge for Gatcombe Park. Built of golden Cotswold stone, the house sits in 123 acres of woodland.
Paxo's walk-to-work crashpad?
He’s quitting Newsnight but Jeremy Paxman will still front University Challenge. He might like one of five new townhouses in Marylebone’s Clay Street, a 15-minute stroll from Portland Place BBC studios, for sale with Druce and Knight Frank from £4.15 million.
Ex-Dragon's search for new home
Hilary Devey is house hunting in America. “I am looking for a bigger home in Florida with more land. I have a wonderful dock and boat lift with sea access but I am a committed landlubber,” she says. (scroll right)
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Devey sells her extravagant Miami home
The Dragons’ Den personality has listed her current waterfront mansion in Royal Palm Yacht and Country Club, a private gated community, with One Sotheby’s Realty for £5.29 million. “I have completely redecorated the whole house and furnished it with beautiful Versace homeware, antique furniture and top-of-the-range fabrics,” she says.
Kent barn that starred with Darling Bud Zeta
To fans of The Darling Buds of May, 300-year-old Church Farm Barn in Kent (scroll right) may look familiar. It featured in episodes of the early Nineties TV hit, which starred David Jason and Catherine Zeta-Jones, when she was just 20.
Darling Bud barn is ripe for a revamp
The Darling Bud barn is now for sale along with two more rural barns, with planning permission for conversion into homes. The firm’s Richard Thomas says: “Anyone seeking a ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ renovation project should take a look.” The barns are on the market at £400,000-£600,000 each.
Be first past the post
Everything a racehorse trainer could want is included at the £26 million Manton Estate in Wiltshire, owned by the Sangster family. In 2,200 acres there are four training yards, 200-plus boxes, Manton House, Manton Lodge, 17 staff cottages, 10 flats and two stable staff hostels.
New baby and fresh start for Ashton Kutcher
Kutcher, 36, and fiancée Mila Kunis, are preparing for the arrival of their first child. He is selling the five-bedroom Hollywood house he bought for £5.02 million, for £7.12 million. It comes with all the A-list necessities including a gym, wine cellar and even a lift. Image: Getty.
A London love nest for Waterhouse and Cooper
British model Suki Waterhouse’s relationship with Hollywood star Bradley Cooper seems to be going swimmingly. If the couple need a London love nest, a four-bedroom pad is on for sale in the perfect location (scroll right)
For £1.69 million, this four-bedroom Montrose Villas, is handy for Suki's family. It’s only 100 yards from the Thames-side spot where Suki, 22, and American Hustle star Cooper, 39, have been seen relaxing in the sun. The nearby park will appeal to dog lover Cooper and he’ll surely visit Outsider Tart, a cool local café specialising in US-style pie.
Celia Sawyer goes easy on the bling
Since London’s most expensive new home is an eye-watering £22 million, you might expect its interiors to be the height of bling-dom. However, the interior designer hired for the job, Celia Sawyer from Channel 4’s Four Rooms show, is the Queen of Cool... (scroll right). Image REX.
Queen of Cool
“I decided to create masculine and feminine ends to the house,” Sawyer says. “The majority of furniture has been made by Cool10 Luxury Interiors. I used a variety of textures such as rich velvets, satins, silks, leathers and suedes... The eight-bedroom, four-storey house has four “entertaining rooms”, a cinema, games room and leisure complex.
A red carpet view for Cameron Diaz?
When in London for a premiere, Hollywood’s finest - including the likes of Cameron Diaz, left, who has recently paraded for the fans, can now step out of their rented penthouse and be on the red carpet in a few minutes, thanks to the W London Leicester Square (scroll right...)
W London at Leicester Square
The hotel has reserved the eighth floor and its 11 two-bedroom and three-bedroom duplex penthouses for letting through Knight Frank. The apartments, left, have spectacular skyline views. Residents also have access to the W’s signature Whatever/Whenever 24-hour concierge service.