Property

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Your very own ski chalet

After years of visiting your favourite ski resort, have you ever considered buying a chalet of your own? We look at the opportunities for mountain living by the slopes

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The real story behind a grand design

Dominic Lutyens talks to the judges, architects and homeowners of this year’s Grand Designs: House of the Year to find out how they turned construction compromises into architectural opportunities

St Ouens House, St Ouens, United Kingdom. Architect: Hudson Architects, 2013. Exterior view at dusk.

What do architects think of home extensions?

The home extension can say as much about the architect as it does the owner – from bold artistic statement to environmental complement. Four architecture firms reveal the thinking behind their glorious designs to Dominic Lutyens

Modern Contemporary Home at Night-time. Image shot 2010. Exact date unknown.

Super home extensions guide – part 2

After the dust has settled and the builders have packed away their tools, property expert Nicola Venning finds out what words of wisdom homeowners can pass on about their new extensions