The winning combination of high-spec property, Unesco World Heritage status and characterful city bustle has helped propel Mallorca into the holiday home premier league – but there’s also increased demand for year-round living, says Cathy Hawker
Unforseen complications muddy a couple’s vision for their weekend home – can their son help them see the silver lining?
Tuscan Chianti Estate has two villas, fine apartments, three pools and a forest
The Studio 54 founder’s 160 Leroy boasts rooms with views of the Hudson
Apartments on Rathbone Square have access to a private pool
Premium urban developers are defying the constraints of the metropolis by creating imaginative green spaces for discriminating homeowners. Lisa Freedman reports
The three- to six-bedroom properties are nestled in the Caribbean jungle
Robotic parking, a resident art curator and a pet spa set these pads apart
Central London mews houses are now at the top of the prime property shopping list, thanks to their villagey feel, sense of privacy, lack of redevelopment restrictions and skyrocketing value. Ruth Bloomfield reports
This former hunting estate boasts a spa, vineyards and a premier golf course
Developers cultivating a stylish symbiosis of ultra-chic retail and world-class property are shifting perceptions of urban villages and attracting new buyers. Lisa Freedman reports
Old school chums come to blows on a sunny sojourn in Tuscany, but will their foul play rock more than their friendship?
A couple ups sticks to improve their quality of life but will Wiltshire lose its lustre when half of London piles in too?