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New Homes Awards 2015: the winners

Clever design, creative conversions and the intelligent use of space won accolades at our 24th annual awards, in association with Close Brothers Property Finance.

Take a tour of these stunning barn conversions

Barn conversions are a summer favourite for Londoners craving open, rural views, character beams, vaulted ceilings, huge windows and room to relish the fresh air. Especially tempting is a country retreat with the perks of a luxe city home - a swimming pool, say, or a cinema room to enjoy on long winter nights. From Aberdeenshire to Sussex, here's our pick of the best on the market...

Step inside Britain's best church conversions

Ambitious grand designers throughout the country have painstakingly carved magnificent homes from historic churches and chapels. Vaulted, triple-height ceilings in spacious reception rooms and galleried mezzanine floors showcase stunning architectural features, including original Gothic-arched windows, stone walls and glorious timber roofs. Step inside Britain's best church conversions.

Industrial chic: London's hottest warehouse conversions

London's historic granaries, warehouses and former textile factories provide the backdrop for some of the capital's most dramatic residential conversions. Cool and cavernous living spaces have been carved from the capital's rich industrial heritage, with dramatic triple-height ceilings showcased with original metal-framed windows, exposed brickwork and chunky wooden ceiling beams. Underfloor heating, smart lighting and wireless entertainment systems transform the spaces for luxury city living. We take a tour of the capital’s top lofts with stories to tell.

Eco-friendly homes in NW6

Townhouses at Opal Mews have up to 3,600sq ft of living space with underfloor heating and raw concrete ceilings.