Good-value property and a fast commute make this county in south-west England the surprise first UK choice for London's second home owners.
A charming four-bedroom Oxfordshire cottage with oak floors and chunky-beamed ceilings, £465,000
A beautiful one-bed flat in a sought-after portered block, with access to Norland Square communal gardens
A one-bedroom flat within a Sixties school conversion with high-spec design and open-plan kitchen, close to Lambeth North Tube, £435,000
A 17th century four-bedroom house, with open fireplaces, cellar and pool, £600,000
A three-bedroom, coach house with luxury open-plan living space and contemporary breakfast bar
A newly refurbished one-bedroom flat in the heart of Mayfair, close to Grosvenor Square
A charming four-bedroom house overlooking Burleigh Square Park, close to Thorpe Bay
A three-bedroom farmhouse with a large inglenook fireplace and exposed beams
Get inside artist Grayson Perry's head by renting the Hansel & Gretel house he has co-designed in North Essex as part of Alain De Botton's Living Architecture project.
Ten thousand new homes are being built on the Greenwich Peninsula after 20 years of planning disputes and ownership changes.
With housing supply historically low, conservation areas are no longer new build-free zones. Peckham town centre is the newest area to join more than 1,000 London districts with special conservation area status, as new homes are built amid heritage architecture.
The penthouse of the Twelve Peaks development is tiny by luxury home standards – but priced at more than £60m
New research shows you what your money will get, buying or renting, in London's 33 boroughs.
Designer homes are springing up all along the coast from Norfolk and Suffolk to Devon and Cornwall to satisfy homebuyers lured by the sea's siren call.
A £7 million retail revamp and thousands of new homes are putting this Essex city firmly on the commuter map.
New figures contradict other reports of slowdown in housing market
London’s key Olympic boroughs are finally coming into their own on property prices, outperforming some of the capital’s most expensive postcodes up to fourfold, according to a new report.
Choose Chichester and live on the pretty waterfront or in the cobbled city - and spend your weekends sailing.
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London’s first-time buyers are heading to the home counties in search of good-value homes and leafy streets.
Nearly a third of landlords owed rent said their lodger simply left without paying
Niche developers are creating chic W1 homes with West End buzz for Londoners craving the bright lights.
Slowdown described as temporary but not entirely unexpected
Plus, lack of space for children, the nation's favourite renovations, and tax return hotspots for landlords
With home buyers routinely forced to top the asking price, experts reveal the London boroughs where you can talk it down.
Special features such as a private mooring or pontoon can double the value of a home
Take a look at our A-Z index of more than 200 property area guides covering London and the commuter hotspots. They are packed with information on new homes, schools, the best streets, average property prices and more.
A-Z list of property area guides
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Plus, offices to residential conversions, and a £270,000 beach hut
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Plus, Neighbourhood Watch benefits, home improvement conflict, and Home Counties Prime rents
Plus, first time buyers down, a house or a wedding, upset landlords, and London's cooling
Leonardo DiCaprio, Johnny Depp and Shakira have all bought their own remote private hideaways. Now, what could be the last private Mediterranean island, is for sale.
A handsome Grade II-listed former rectory with high ceilings and picturesque gardens
One of the most impressive houses in North Leeds with spacious rooms and south-facing garden
A stone-built country home situated in the Peak District National Park with Valley views
A four-bedroom terrace house in the Montpellier end of The Park, a sought-after area