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HOUSES OF THE RICH AND FAMOUS: George and Amal Clooney’s Mill House in Sonning Eye, Oxfordshire

George and Amal Alamuddin Clooney's new home in England on the River Thames

 

*UPDATED* The Clooneys are renovating and extending their new home with a swimming pool, a pool house, a garden terrace, a private cinema and new front gates and fencing. They are also converting an existing building known as the River House into an office and meeting room.

Hello magazine and the Daily Mail have all the details, but you can scroll down for existing photos, prior to the changes…

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FOR SALE: Vivien Leigh’s former home, Tickerage Mill, Sussex, England

ENGLISH COUNTRY HOUSE PHOTOS: Tickerage Mill Cottage once owned by Vivien Leigh

HOUSES OF THE RICH AND FAMOUS: Tickerage Mill near Uckfield in East Sussex, England, was once owned by actress Vivien Leigh – where she lived after her traumatic 1960 divorce from Laurence Olivier and for which she paid 20,000 pounds in 1961 – is now for sale…

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LUSCIOUS LIBRARY: My book wishlist – March 2014

The Morgan Library and Museum Manhattan

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FAMOUS FOLK AT HOME: India Hicks and her mother Lady Pamela at the Hicks family home in Oxfordshire, England

Pool garden pond at The Grove - Hicks family

ENGLISH COUNTRY HOUSES: At home with India Hicks in her mother’s home The Grove near Brightwell Baldwin in England, and a look back at their former home, Britwell House, decorated by India’s father, the famous designer David Nightingale Hicks…

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ROYALTY: Kate Middleton’s family home in Bucklebury, Berkshire

The Bucklebury Berkshire home of Kate's parents, Carole and Mike Middleton

Take a look at Michael and Carole Middleton’s £4.7 million, 7-bedroom, Grade II-listed Georgian property in Berkshire where the newest royal prince will be spending time with his grandparents…

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LUSCIOUS LOVES: Beautiful houses and gardens – Part 2

 

More gorgeous pictures of beautiful houses and gardens…

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Historical style: Downton Abbey

Lady Mary on a horse for the annual hunt - Downton Abbey

You’ve probably been hiding under a rock if you’ve missed all the fuss about the British TV series “Downton Abbey” so here’s an overview with photos for you, both as an introduction for newbies, and a recap for fans… Continue reading »

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Historical style: Downton Abbey interiors

Here’s a look at the Edwardian-inspired interiors of Highclere Castle, the setting for the fictional Downton Abbey… Continue reading »

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