MARK Wright built a fabulous home for his sister Jessica that is now worth a cool £1.25 million. The Sun Online previously told how the EXTRA presenter borrowed £700k from wife Michelle Keegan to overhaul an Essex mansion - and the results are spectacular. Jess, 32, has shared glimpses of the dreamy abode with her 1.4million Instagram fans following the success of Mark's conversion project. The snaps reveal she's opted for a dramatic and sophisticated interior - which makes the perfect backdrop for posing up a storm in photos. In one such image, the raven haired star perches on fluffy grey stairs and beneath an ornate silver mirror. The beauty has installed an all-white dressing room and walk-in wardrobe, fit for a princess. The room features sparkly mirrored furniture and chandeliers, revealing Jess' extremely glam taste in interiors. What's more, the organised star has colour-coordinated her clothes and shoes and uses glass topped draws to display her … [Read more...] about Inside Jessica Wright’s £1.25m Essex mansion built by brother Mark, with huge all-white dressing room and walk-in wardrobe
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WITH gold pianos and fully-functional Wendy houses, these royal residences are certainly fit for a princess. Although they are notoriously private, the royals give us mere mortals a glimpse inside their luxury homes when they open the doors for official photos. Here's a little nosy inside how the other half live... 1. Kensington Palace We were given a sneak peak inside Kate Middleton and Prince William's family home when they opened the doors to the Obamas back in 2016. The parents-of-three spent months renovating Apartment 1A at Kensington Palace before moving in - knocking through walls to bring the room count down from 30 to 20. The royal residence, in West London, has been tastefully decorated with cream carpets and floral cushions. Lamps and candles, as well as Prince George's adorable rocking chair give their living room a homely vibe, while gold-framed paintings remind us this is no ordinary home. Also currently home to Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, Princess Eugenie and Jack … [Read more...] about Inside the VERY lavish royal homes, including Kate Middleton’s plush living room and The Queen’s gold piano
Many little boys and girls dream of being princes and princesses, living in vast palaces with secret doors that lead to hidden passages. For Queen Elizabeth II , this was a reality. Aside from the fact she's actual royalty, she has a pretty cool secret door - and she still uses it to this day. In fact, you or I could see this palace secret close up and in person. It's in one of the beautiful State Rooms, which are open to the public every summer, and palace staff leave the door ajar so you can peek through. At a glance, the White Drawing Room at the rear of the palace looks just like any other room. Stunning chandeliers hang from the ceiling, an intricate red carpet blankets the floor and ornate golden gilding covers the ceiling and walls. On either side of the white fireplace are two enormous mirrors behind dressers - but one isn't what it seems. You wouldn't know it if you were just walking through, but the mirror on the left of the photograph actually opens up to reveal a secret … [Read more...] about There’s a secret door sneakily hidden in this room at Buckingham Palace
PUBLISHED: 12:00 12 August 2018 Fly-tippers dumped five van-loads of rubbish in Grenfell Park earlier this month. Photo: Havering Council Archant Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week. Use camera cars to catch fly-tippersTeresa Noble, Cedar Road, Romford, writes:Three matters come to my mind as worthy of comment in your Opinion pages this week.First, the present Conservative administration has delivered to each house in my road at least, a survey leaflet to “help us campaign for better roads in Romford”.But they also want to know how we voted in the last election (2017) and how we would vote in the next! The second item comes from Mr Ajay Pal Singh the previous week. His frustration about the parking in Crow Lane is heartfelt. He needs to be heard and acted upon immediately and the selfish owners of the parked lorries he mentions be “brought to heel” and do their duty to consider other residents.The third matter is the … [Read more...] about Recorder letters: Hornchurch childhood home; Councillors’ salaries; Council homes; Damian White’s Time 107.5 interview; fly-tippers; borrowing cap, care homes and risk of internet to children.
A stunning barn conversion with its own gin distillery and bottling room is up for sale. The plush pad, in Tregonetha, Cornwall, comes with an outbuilding which houses the quirky feature. The building features two rooms - one currently used as an office and bottle room and the other used as a gin distillary. Trewenna Barn itself offers three-bedroom accommodation that's bursting with character charm. The converted interior is noted for having been designed to maintain these qualities while maintaining a sense of space and life throughout. While the distillery is sure to to capture the imaginations of prospective buyers with a taste for the tipple in question, the property has a great deal more to offer, inside and out, reports Cornwall Live . 10 absolutely incredible private swimming pools in holiday villas from around the world A reception hall welcomes guests to the residence. From here, the hallway leads to the kitchen which offers a range of fitted units with room to host a … [Read more...] about Barn conversion with its own gin distillery and bottling room up for sale